KidSport will make it possible for Western Australian children to participate in community sport and recreation, no matter their financial circumstances. KidSport will allow eligible youth aged 5-18 years to apply for financial assistance to contribute towards club fees. The fees will go directly to the registered KidSport clubs participating in the project through their participating local government.

What are the eligibility criteria?

  • Applicant must be aged 5-18 years.
  • Applicant must have a Health Care Card or Pension Concession Card or be referred by a 'recognised' referral agent (please see Referral agent information section below for more detail).
  • Applicant's primary place of residence must be in the local government area they are applying to (exceptions may apply).

What else?

  • Looking for a club to join? Visit the Find a club page on the Department of Sport and Recreation website. 
  • Funding will cover the cost of fees to join the nominated sport or recreation club (this may include other related costs as identified by the club.)
  • Maximum of up to $200 per child per calendar year.
  • Fees are only for the nominated registered season.
  • No retrospective fees will be paid.
  • No limitation to applications per family as long as criteria is met.

For more information about apply for KidSport please email the Club Development Team at clubsforever@stirling.wa.gov.au .

Referral agent information

Under certain circumstances children who do not hold a Health Care or Concession Card may be eligible for KidSport. To assess eligibility, the parent or guardian will need to approach a Referral Agent for approval. Please refer to the KidSport Referral Agent Guidelines - City of Stirling for more information.

KidSport Referral Agent Guidelines - City of Stirling

Referral Agents can include, but are not limited to:

  • Family Support Workers
  • Financial Counsellors
  • Social Workers
  • Local Area Coordinators (Disability Services Commission).

For a full list of Referral Agents accepted by the City of Stirling please see the City of Stirling Approved KidSport Referral Agent List.

City of Stirling Approved KidSport Referral Agent List

Club Registrations

Eligible clubs need to register with their local government each year to receive KidSport payments. This process has now gone online via the ClubsOnline Find a Club  website (please note this is an external website) . Please see the document below on how to register your club.

Application Forms and Information

KidSport Application Form

KidSport - Club Registration Process