Sporting Schools

Sporting Schools is an Australian Sports Commission initiative funding over 6000 in-school sports programs, with an aim to engage more than 850,000 children across Australia in what will be the country’s largest school-based participation program. Sporting Schools replaces the previous Active After-School Communities (AASC) program.

For accredited Aussie Hoops centres, Sporting Schools will:

  • allow centres to deliver a four to seven-week school-based Aussie Hoops themed program at multiple schools in their region, all year round
  • form a great opportunity for basketball associations to build stronger links with their local school network, and develop better school engagement strategies
  • have a much greater link with both Basketball NSW and Basketball Australia, compared with the AASC program
  • offer at least the same level of funding for associations to deliver high-quality in-school programs, coupled with curriculum and resources provided by Basketball Australia.

Contact our office today on 8765 8555 or via email here with any questions on how BNSW can help support your school or go to for more information.

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