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Education and development for clubs

Council offers a variety of free educational workshops as part of the Club Development Program to support sport and leisure club committees, coaches and members.

About our workshops

Our Club Development Program provides sessions for members of Knox sport and leisure clubs throughout the year.

Workshop topics

Workshop topics include:

  • mental health and wellbeing
  • strategic planning and club sustainability
  • member engagement and volunteer retention
  • sponsorships and fundraising
  • financial management
  • women in sport leadership
  • accessibility and inclusion.

Upcoming workshops

Date and time Workshop Link

Wednesday 12 October 2022

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Female participation - establishing a successful female program at your club


A session to support clubs to either get started or to continue to grow, your women’s and girls’ teams. Female participation at sporting clubs has many benefits, to the club and the broader community, and this session will focus on providing the tools to support you along the way.


Wednesday 9 November 2022

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Alcohol best practice - reducing alcohol related risk at sporting clubs

A session to provide information to sporting clubs that helps ensure you are protected against alcohol and drug-related risks, including injury, compliance and liability. Jointly delivered by officers from the Alcohol and Drug Foundation. 


Stay tuned for details about upcoming sessions or email for more information.

Mental health awareness training for clubs

Free mental health awareness training is available to Knox sporting clubs and community groups.

The 90 minute group sessions are developed by Headspace and delivered by Leisure Networks.

The training will help participants to:

  • gain a better understanding of mental health
  • destigmatise mental health
  • learn how to seek professional help
  • build resilience.

For clubs

We offer supportive club culture workshops to clubs in Knox. The workshops are:

  • one-off
  • 90 minute duration
  • interactive format
  • private workshop
  • up to 30 club members can attend
  • minimum age is 16 years.

For club committees

We offer strategic mental health support program club culture workshops to club committees in Knox. The workshops are:

  • one-off or ongoing
  • 30 minutes in duration
  • private workshop
  • option for 4 follow up sessions.

Book a mental health awareness training session

For the sporting community 

Anyone involved in a sport or leisure club in Knox can attend the free community sessions we’re hosting:

Date and time Session

26 October 2022
7:00 pm 

Book now:  Mental Health and Wellbeing - Sporting Club member session - Sticky Tickets

30 November 2022
7:00 pm

Book now:  Mental Health and Wellbeing - Sporting Club member session - Sticky Tickets

Listen to past workshop recordings

Knox City Council · Club Development Program

Listen to the recent workshop recordings at SoundCloud.

Need help?

Contact us and we will come back to you.

Or call our Club Development team on 9298 8000.

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