It’s been one year since the Marshall Government launched its Game On: Getting South Australia moving initiative – a bold new plan to make SA the most active state in the country and reduce levels of inactivity, particularly in children and youth.
Hundreds of workplaces across South Australia will be stepping up for the Game On Corporate Cup, in what will be the biggest year in the event’s history.
For the first time in its 39-year history the South Australian Sports Institute (SASI) will finally have its own purpose-built headquarters from which to identify, develop and support high-performance athletes and programs.
The Adelaide University Cricket Club has found a way to engage players who can’t commit to trainings and matches, through a new initiative called Rock Up Cricket. The idea came about when the University realised they had plenty of students from international backgrounds who love cricket, but competing priorities meant they were unable to play on a regular basis.
A week after handing out $24 million in infrastructure grants to sporting clubs and organisations across South Australia, another $20.6 million is now up for grabs.
The Coromandel Valley Ramblers Cricket Club has recently started using a chatbot to enhance their sponsor loyalty program. By creating a new sustainable revenue stream, the Ramblers have established themselves as a ‘Club of the Future’ with healthy finances, future-proofing the success of the club.
The Marshall Government is taking a bold new approach to get South Australians active more often by investing $2.3 million in the evolution of sport and recreation programs.
Sport and recreation clubs right across South Australia will make significant upgrades to their facilities thanks to the biggest ever investment in grassroots sport in SA’s history.
The Aldgate Netball Club is now offering members an alternative uniform – singlet and shorts instead of the traditional dress. This initiative exemplifies what it takes to be a ‘Club of the Future’ at the heart of the community, creating an inclusive and family friendly environment for all. To find out more how this idea came to life, we spoke to Fiona Crowe who is on the board of the Aldgate Netball Club.
South Australia will soon have a new ‘home for basketball’ thanks to a $15 million investment by the Marshall Government.
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