Twilight Sports

Twilight Sports
Young people playing basketball
Twilight Sports is a free, seven-week, non-competitive indoor sports program aimed at encouraging participation and fun for 12-18 year olds. Twilight Sports canterbury bankstown #CFS​ervices - Twilight Sports is a free, seven-week, non-competitive indoor sports program aimed at encouraging participation and fun for 12-18 year olds. Youth Services; Youth Programs; What's On
Young people playing basketball

Twilight Sports

Twilight Sports is a free non-competitive indoor sports program aimed at encouraging social inclusion and participation for young people aged 12-18 in a fun way. The program is designed to engage young people in our community through sport in a safe, supervised environment and benefits them by:

  • Providing positive role models
  • Giving access to local youth and support services
  • Offering opportunities to participate in a variety of physical team sports
  • Promoting safe activities out of school hours
  • Building self-esteem and resilience in young people.

Term 4 Date:

  • Basketball & Tagball: Saturdays, 29 October-10 December, Bankstown Basketball Stadium, Condell Park Register here
    • What is Tagball? Glad you asked, we are adapting Oz Tag into a fast paced indoor sport & you're invited to come along and work with some instructors to work it all out (lunch provided). When? Wednesday, 5 Oct at Morris Iemma Indoor Sports Centre, Riverwood, click here to register. Hope to see you there, you need to be 12-18 years .

The program is entirely free and includes dinner, uniforms and  transport from two local train stations to the venue then home at the end of the night if within the LGA. It is also a safe place where young people are encouraged to participate in life skills workshops in order to become more physically, socially and mentally healthy.

Both players and volunteers are encouraged to: 

  • Enjoy the spirit of the game and not focus on winning
  • Use the games to build both playing skills and interpersonal relationships
  • Give all players an opportunity, regardless of skills and experience.
The program also offers volunteering opportunities and training for other members of the community  – please scroll down for more information on this.
Values
  • Sportsmanship
  • Teamwork
  • Appreciation
  • Respect

TwilightPLUS

​​​​​​​TwilightPLUS is a safe space for young people to participate in physical activities, enjoy a meal and hang with other young adults for fun, food and exercise! This program is for 18-25 year olds on Friday nights (dinner provided). You must live, work or study in the Canterbury Bankstown area to participate.

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​Volunteering - Get involved

The program couldn't run without generosity and support of our wonderful community and we are always looking for new volunteers who want to give back to their local community.

Volunteering positions available - experience welcome, but not required: 

  • Team manager/assistant (experience not needed);
  • General assistant (checking in players and volunteers on arrival and uniform allocation);
  • Bus driver;
  • Bus assistant (navigator); and 
  • Bus logistics (scheduling the bus run for players catching the bus home).

A big thank you from the participants to all volunteers who attend week after week, wash shirts & tablecloths and drive buses, Twilight Sports couldn't run successfully without your encouragement, input & support.

Twilight Sports

sideline view of two basketball teams

       

Contact

For more information, contact the Youth Projects Officer on 9707 9092 or email twilightsports@cbcity.nsw.gov.au​

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