Sports and physical activities are great ways to get fit and stay healthy, meet people and learn new skills.
By joining a local sports club or activity not only will you feel better about yourself, but you can gain a sense of belonging by being part of a team or club. Many local sports clubs have a thriving social life. The social benefits of being in a club comes from structured activities and socials, such as evenings out and organised events. This aspect of being involved in a sports club is invaluable if you are new to the area or don't know many people in your local community.
Joining a sports club also helps develop valuable life skills such as co-operation, discipline, respect and tolerance, as well as teamwork.
Regardless of your age, culture, gender or ability, there is plenty on offer in Merri-bek.
Take a look at the different sports club across Merri-bek below.
- Athletics / track and field
Brunswick Cricket Club
Coburg Cricket Club
East Coburg Cricket Club (Pascoe Vale)
Pascoe Vale Central Cricket Club
West Coburg Cricket Club (Pascoe Vale South)
- Dog training
- Lawn bowls
- Table tennis