Health And Wellness

GOAL: Increase the participation in sport and promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and improve mental health

• Increase the participation and engagement in sports
• Promote the benefits of exercise and healthy living to reduce obesity and improve mental health
• Delivery of fun and engaging Health and Wellness education programs
• Provide resources and acknowledge community organisations and schools effectively promoting healthy lifestyles

FLAGSHIP PROGRAM: ACTIVE BREED

ABOUT

12 Week Health & Fitness program

PARTNERS

• Western Sydney University
• Canterbury League Club
• Blooms The Chemist
• Primary Health Network
• University of Newcastle
• White Ribbon Australia

TARGET GROUP

• Men aged 35-64
• South West Sydney
• BMI of 25-42 kg/m2

OUTCOMES

• Improve physical and mental health of participants
• Educate and improve participants health literacy
• Improve health and wellbeing of the participants family

PARTICIPANTS

• 100

PROGRAM: SHE SUMMIT

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Inspire, empower and connect young girls to achievements through health, sport and education

PARTNERS

• Western Sydney University
• Canterbury League Club
• Go Active
• Lebanese Muslim Association

TARGET GROUP

• Young women from CALD backgrounds
• Western and South West Sydney

OUTCOMES

• Empower young women with the knowledge that they have a choice when it comes to their future
• Increase participation organised sport
• Educate young women on the importance of physical health and mental wellbeing
• Plant seeds of pursuing higher education and attaining participants desired career

PARTICIPANTS

• 300

PROGRAM: LINKED UP

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Youth development and wellbeing program

PARTNERS

• Canterbury League Club
• Bankstown Youth Development Service

TARGET GROUP

• Year 10 and 11 Students

OUTCOMES

• Strengthen participants sense of identity and belonging in the community
• Build participants connections with schools
• Equipping participants with knowledge, skills and attitudes to respond in a positive way to stress and adversity
• Improve the prospects of long term health, wellbeing and physical activity participation
• Supporting young people with the skills and opportunities to apply their leadership skills

PARTICIPANTS

• On average 30 per term totalling 120 per year

PROGRAM: LEVEL UP

ABOUT

Fitness and living skills program to our youth

PARTNERS

• Mission Australia
• Canterbury Bankstown Youth Services

TARGET GROUP

Youth living in crisis accommodation

OUTCOMES

• Support young people in the Canterbury LGA in exploring the importance of physical wellbeing and mental health
• Provide fortnightly education sessions on fitness and nutritional workshops
• Purchase fitness/sports resources for workshops and future program sustainability
• Finalist: NSW Premiers Community Awards

PARTICIPANTS

• On average 30 per term totalling 120 per year

PROGRAM: SPECIAL OLYMPICS CUP

ABOUT

Providing sports opportunities for people with an intellectual disability

PARTNERS

• Special Olympics Australia
• South Sydney Rabbitohs

TARGET GROUP

• Athletes with intellectual disabilities

OUTCOMES

• Increase healthy participation and inclusion in sports

PARTICIPANTS

• 30 special Olympics athletes per year

PROGRAM: KIT UP OUR SCHOOLS

ABOUT

In partnership with NRL Game Development, local disadvantaged schools will be kitted out with new rugby league jerseys. This was identified as a series issue in schools participating in rugby league activities. This initiative is in collaboration with our kit sponsor.

PARTNERS

• NRL Game Development Officers
• Classic Sportswear
• Local Schools

TARGET GROUP

• Primary Schools
• High Schools

OUTCOMES

• Increase participation in rugby league
• Promote school pride
• Encourage social engagement
• Utilise the power of sports to unify people

PARTICIPANTS

• 100 local school students