Movement is vital at any age. It is especially important for children to help build their coordination, burn energy and connect with their bodies.

There are some great local providers of low cost sport and recreational activities to suit you and your children.

Swimming pools and gyms

The City of Boroondara has 4 leisure centres and pools. They offer excellent sporting programs for children, from learning to swim to gymnastics.

They offer occasional care sessions. These can be scheduled whilst you use the facilities.

Some offer programs and facilities tailored to children with additional needs. Some can also host birthday parties.

Cycling and walking

Cycling and walking are great ways to get your family outdoors. Take advantage of the many trails in Boroondara.

Skate and BMX parks

Our skate and BMX parks offer great spaces for skateboarding and BMX track riding, as well as lessons, competitions and regular programs for school groups and school holidays.

There are 4 BMX and skate parks ideal for all ages and skills:

Sporting clubs

Playing sports with other children can be a fantastic way to build their confidence and connect with other families.

We will be reaching out to local sports clubs once the COVID-19 restrictions have lifted. Stay tuned to our activities for children under 8 online directory.

Keep moving

Search for activities to keep the kids moving while we're social distancing.
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