Be active through sport
  • Last updated:
  • 20 Jan 2021

Be active and connect to your local community through sport.  

Sometimes it's difficult to know if you're going to enjoy a new sport or activity especially if you're returning to exercise after a break. You might not have played team sports since your school days.  Associations run the competitions and will assist you find a club near you. Sporting clubs welcome new members throughout the year and host 'come and try' events, season registration days and may offer free introductory sessions.

Locally based associations in the region.

AFL Qld Sunshine Coast Juniors

QFA Wide Bay Sunshine Coast Region 

Rugby League Sunshine Coast  

Sunshine Coast Cricket Association

Sunshine Coast Churches Soccer Association

Sunshine Coast Football 

Sunshine Coast Hockey Association

 What to try traditional sports but with a twist?

For people who want to remain active, at a more moderate or gentle pace, yet still want to enjoy the social and competitive environment, check out these affordable indoor options run by local clubs.

Walking Netball is a gentle version of the game; it is netball but at a walking pace. The game has been designed so anyone can play, regardless of age, gender, ability or fitness level. It's affordable weekly fun for men and women. To find out more visit Walking Netball Queensland or contact a local club near you.

Walking Netball CIS


Day: Wednesdays
Time: Mornings 10.00am
Regular Cost:  $12.00 per game - come & try first game free
Location: Caloundra Indoor Stadium, North Street, Golden Beach
Contact the organiser before attending: phone Sally Nixon on 0419 540 202 or

Day: Tuesdays
Time: Evenings 6.30pm
Location: Maroochydore Multisport Complex, Fishermans Road, Maroochydore
Booking Enquiries: Phone 07 3426 9524 or email

Nambour (Woombye)
Day: Saturdays
Time: Mornings 8.00am
Location: Victory Park, Laidley Street, Woombye 
Booking Enquiries: Phone 07 3426 9524 or email