Recently funded Outdoor Active Recreation Participation Program projects

A list of successful Outdoor Active Recreation Participation Program grants.

Successful Outdoor Active Recreation Participation Program grants March 2022
Organisation and project locationProjectTotal
Shire of Carnarvon, GascoyneThe Bushwalking on Country project aims to upskill and engage community members of all abilities and demographics to become hiking and bushwalking leaders on Country, with a focus on Aboriginal storytelling of the history and heritage of the region.$35,000
Great Southern Centre for Outdoor Recreation Excellence Ltd (Trading as Outdoors Great Southern), Great SouthernThe Women's Outdoor Network (WON) is a program of skills development workshops and participation events aimed at women (18+) living on the south coast of WA. It aims to grow women's skills and confidence in outdoor recreation activities, and provide pathways to ongoing participation.$30,000
Athletics West Ltd, KimberleyStep Up is a free platform designed to help recreational runners to record and compare how their physical and mental health is tracking, while highlighting the powerful relationship between the two.$30,000
Dismantle Inc, KimberleyMountain Biking for Youth. Dismantle will partner with Waringarri Aboriginal Corporation to deliver a bicycle refurbishment program for 10 young people, in which they build their own mountain bike and form a social network of peers to ride with and explore local bicycle tracks in Kununurra.$8,800
Action Outdoors Association, MetroAccredited first aid training for 30 club members, to provide safe outdoor recreation activities to over 200 senior members.$5,000
Cahoots, MetroThe Cahoots Thriving Outdoors Project (CTOP) is a mobile outdoor recreation program that encourages a passion for active outdoor recreation amongst vulnerable children and young people.$25,000
Royal Life Saving Society Western Australia Inc, MetroMaar Koodjal – Boodja Kaartijin (Country Knowledge). Boodjar Kaartijin is an on-Country program that seeks to engage primary school children to participate in traditional Aboriginal outdoor recreational and cultural activities from Yanchep National Park.$45,500
Paddle Western Australia, MetroThe Paddling Adventure Program project will provide recreational paddlers and their families all the basic skills and safety information needed to confidently paddle on their next adventure. Course delivered in person and online.$15,115
Kalamunda Mountain Bike Collective, MetroThe KMBC Member Coaching project provides mountain biking coaching courses to beginner and intermediate participants and supported by accredited coaching courses for 10 members.$20,000
Connect Victoria Park Incorporated, MetroThe Outdoor Active Older Adults – Open to Adventure is a program for older adults with limited financial and support resources, to participate in modified outdoor active recreation activities.$25,000
Westcycle Incorporated, Metro and Perth hillsWomen on Wheels (WOW) – Mountain Bike Series is an innovative program targeting women to try mountain biking, through a series of workshops which address the barriers for female participation. $31,000
Riding for the Disabled Association of West Australia Capricorn Group Inc, MetroThe Volunteer and Coach Training program provides essential and structured training for volunteers and trainee coaches to safely deliver horse riding experiences for people with disabilities.$10,668
Seaside Camp for Children Incorporated, MetroWater Craft Activities and Training is a program to provide subsidised water craft outdoor recreation activities for children with disability.$10,000
Orienteering Association of Western Australia, Metro and South West
Anytime Orienteering provides free maps of urban and bushland areas in WA that allow participants to enjoy an orienteering course and try out map-reading and navigation skills.
The Nintirri Centre Incorporated, Pilbara
To provide Outdoor Youth Adventure Programs to youth at risk living in Tom Price, with a strong cultural focus.
Linga Longa Mountain Bike Club Incorporated, South WestThe Medic and Park Patrol Training Program provides essential first aid training of volunteers at Linga Longa Mountain Bike Club to support maximum participation at public gravity days.$5,000
Pemberton Cycling Association Incorporated, South WestThe Community Coaching Mountain Biking project will promote mountain biking in the community of Pemberton by providing skills for participants of all ages.$5,000
Munda Biddi Trail Foundation Inc, South WestThe MBTF Tour De Shire delivers a series of inclusive and challenging events for the community to learn about the Munda Biddi. Participants will develop skills to complete an overnight ride, while supporting local businesses.$20,000
Swimming Mermaids Inc, South WestThe Wild Swimming Experience builds resilience and reduces barriers to get more women swimming in oceans and rivers in a safe and nurturing environment.$16,000
Trails WA Inc, statewideEncourage and develop the level of participation in trails recreation throughout WA, with an innovative social media campaign and an expansion of the Trail Friendly Business program.$25,000
Outdoors WA Inc, statewideHappy Hikers is an introduction to hiking and nature education and offers supported hiking events during Outdoors October.$10,000
Climbers Association of Western Australia Inc (CAWA), statewideIncrease the opportunity for people from a variety of backgrounds to participate in recreational climbing in Western Australia, and to develop sustainable mechanisms to support the transition to independent recreational climbing.$25,000
Total $427,083


Page reviewed 13 July 2022