Seniors in sport and recreation

Being active in your older years can improve your physical, mental and emotional well-being. It also helps maintain and build new friendships through being an active part of the community.

SilverSport

SilverSport logoSilverSport supports seniors aged 60 years and over to participate in sport and active recreation.

SilverSport will allow eligible seniors to apply for financial assistance to contribute towards sport club memberships or physical activity program fees of up to $200 per person* subject to available funding up until 30 June 2017.

More information about SilverSport.

Seniors Recreation Council

The Department supports the Seniors Recreation Council of WA (SRC), which is recognised as the peak body for organisations supporting seniors' involvement sport and recreation.

This volunteer-driven organisation delivers services to seniors in WA that encourage the over-45's to participate in sport, recreation and associated physical and mental activities. Their nine branches focus on participation, policy development, community leadership promotion and the over-45's potential for community contribution.  

The SRC collaborates with the Department and many other stakeholders to offer a number of services and events across the state, including:  

  • Advice and support in establishing new recreational based groups for seniors.
  • Support to expand existing active recreation groups.
  • Coordination and fostering of projects which will contribute to the opportunities for over 45's to participate in recreational activities.  

Healthy ageing through activity

The SRC runs a number of innovative and exciting programs that promote and encourage healthy ageing through activity. These programs include:  

Four brightly dressed seniors sitting in chairs and passing a ball to each other.

More information

Seniors Recreation Council

Administration Officer
Telephone 08 9492 9773
Facsimile 08 9492 9775
Mobile 0410 449 019
Seniors Recreation Council on Facebook
Email the Administration Officer

Consultant – Seniors Recreation Council (SRC)
Telephone 08 9492 9700
Facsimile 08 9492 9711
Email the Department’s SRC Consultant