The NSW Government is helping kids get active with the new Active Kids program.
From 31 January 2018, parents, guardians and carers can apply for a $100 voucher per calendar year for each student enrolled in school.
The voucher may be used with a registered activity provider for registration, participation and membership costs for sport, fitness and active recreation activities.
The voucher can be used at any time during the calendar year it was issued.
To use the voucher, give your voucher details to an approved Active Kids Provider.
The program runs year-round, so kids can get active at any time!
Frequently asked questions
Who is eligible to claim the voucher?
If you’re a parent, carer or guardian, the student will be eligible if they are:
You can apply for a voucher for each eligible student.
You can use the voucher for registration or membership costs with an approved Active Kids provider.
Things to keep in mind…
Vouchers can only be used:
Vouchers cannot be:
To use the voucher, give the details to your registered activity provider.
Active Kids providers
To register as a provider in the Active Kids program you must deliver a structured sport or physical activity program of at least eight weeks' duration that offers moderate to vigorous physical activity. Check if you are eligible.
What you will need:
How to register:
You must be an authorised representative of your sporting club or organisation, such as director, partner, secretary, principal or public officer to complete an Active Kids provider registration.
If you offer more than one sport/activity in a different location, you can add more programs after your application has been approved.
You will be notified of the result of your application within 28 days.
Once approved as an Active Kids provider, you can start accepting and redeeming Active Kids vouchers.
Where can I get more information?
- Ministerial media release: Active Kids – $100 for every child to play sport
- Active Kids Program Recipient Guidelines (PDF, 2.9MB)
- Active Kids Provider Guidelines (PDF, 2.5MB)