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Sports club support

The City of Marion provides the following assistance to our local sports clubs to help ensure more professional, sustainable and effectively managed clubs.


Clublink is the City of Marion's e-newsletter which is sent out monthly to communicates important news to our local clubs - such as upcoming club development workshops, training and development workshops and grant opportunities.

Ensure you register your email on our Clublink database to make sure you are notified of the latest opportunities.

Grants Assistance

For advice, tips and guidance on grants available to our local sporting and community groups, visit our Grants page.

In addition to this, the City of Marion's Sport and Recreation Development Officer is on-hand to provide assistance to any local sporting or recreation clubs putting together grant applications.

Training and Development

The City of Marion conduct a range of workshops designed to improve the performance of our local sport and recreation clubs. Past workshops have covered topics such as:

  • Grant funding
  • Strategic planning
  • Child Safe Environments training
  • Volunteer - recruitment and support
  • Running effective AGM's

To find out about upcoming workshops, make sure you have registered your email on the Clublink database.

STARCLUB Club Development program

A STARCLUB is a well-run club where quality coaches and officials work alongside valued volunteers in a safe and welcoming environment.

The STARCLUB Club Development Program has been designed for use by sport and active recreation clubs of all sizes. The program is valuable whether you believe your club is already a STARCLUB or has some work to do.

STARCLUBs are also recognised by the government and other organisations that value the role well-run community clubs can play in our community.

Clubs are able to measure themselves against STARCLUB criteria and get information and support to continue the development of their club to provide the best environment possible for their members and the wider community.

All of our clubs should be striving to achieve full STARCLUB status!

The City of Marion supports local sport and recreation clubs to become STARCLUB accredited. Visit the STARCLUB website for further details.

Contact Us

Please contact the Sport and Recreation Development Officer on 8375 6600 or for more information about how we can support your sport or recreation club today.