Information for clubs

KidSport club eligibility

To be an eligible KidSport club, a club needs to deliver a recognised sport and be either a community sport club, incorporated organisation, business, shool or Parents and Citizens Association that meet the mandatory criteria. 

Categories and mandatory criteria for KidSport eligibility
Category Mandatory criteria
Community sport club or incorporated organisation

*Sport is defined as “a human activity involving physical exertion and skill as the primary focus of the activity, with elements of competition where rules and patterns of behaviour governing the activity exist formally though organisations and is generally recognised as a sportDepartment of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries website.

Business
  • Must be registered and affiliated with the recognised State Sport Association for the sport that the business provides.
  • Have an Australian Business Number (ABN).
  • The activity provided by the organisation must meet the Sport and Recreation (WA) definition of sport.
  • Charge a membership fee for a minimum 8 weeks of a sport activity.
  • Adhere to their obligations under the Working with Children (Criminal Record) Checking Act 2004.
School or Parents and Citizens (P&C) Association
  1. Must be a Western Australian registered school or a P&C associated to a registered Western Australian school.
  2. Team must be entered into a community sporting program affiliated with the State Sporting Association.
  3. Have an Australian Business Number (ABN).
  4. The activity provided by the organisation must meet the Sport and Recreation (WA) definition of sport1.
  5. Charge a membership fee for a minimum 8 weeks of a sport activity.
  6. Adhere to their obligations under the Working with Children (Criminal Record) Checking Act 2004.

 

Sport and Recreation (WA) has the final authority for determining if a club meets the mandatory criteria.

How does a club register to be a KidSport club?

Eligible clubs must register for a KidSport online account, otherwise applicants and local governments won’t be able to process any KidSport applications for your club.

Follow the how to guide to register an account. 

Frequently asked questions

How do I know if my club is already registered?

Check to see if your club is registered for KidSport

How does my club register?

Eligible organisations can register to be a KidSport approved club.

Who do I contact to find out if my club has been approved?

Contact the local government of your club’s primary location to receive a status update.

Can we provide refunds to families that have already paid in full?

No, a parent/child needs to provide their KidSport code when they are registering. KidSport cannot be used retrospectively by a family.

How do we change our club portal login details?

Email the KidSport team. It is best to use the email that your club registered their KidSport online account with if you know this. View the how to guide for help.

Once an approved club, how do we use the redeem KidSport codes and generate invoices?

Log in to your club portal and follow the different how to guides.

How often should clubs update their details?

Clubs should update their details before every season or whenever there are any changes to club contact details, fee structures or bank details.

I am having problems registering or updating club details

Have you had a look at the how to guide? If you can’t find your answer, contact the email the KidSport team

Can the vouchers expire?

From 1 January 2018, all voucher codes will have a 90-day expiry from the date you receive the approval email. If for some reason you are unable to provide the club with the code within the 90 days and the code expires, you can simply reapply online (if in the appropriate calendar year).