MY Sport and Recreation

Sport and recreation not only builds confidence and supports wellbeing; but also plays a significant role in social inclusion and cohesion. MYT’s sport, recreation and wellbeing programs are effective tools for engaging young people, especially newly-arrived young people. MYT works with local sporting clubs, peak sporting bodies and community sport and recreation organisations to support an inclusive and diverse sports sector.


MY Football Federation Scholarship program

MRC Tas in collaboration with Football Federation Tasmania (FFT) offer newly arrived young people from refugee backgrounds scholarships to join local clubs in the area.

First year scholarships include:

  • full fees scholarship
  • transport support
  • sporting gear

Second year scholarships include:

  • partial scholarship
  • transport support

Funded by Football Federation Tasmania

Funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services. Visit www.dss.gov.au for more information.
Young people from humanitarian entrant/refugee backgrounds aged between 15-24 years are eligible to join.


Women’s and Men’s wellbeing

Fortnightly fitness and health literacy program for men and women from migrant and refugee backgrounds. These programs support wellbeing and increase social participation for young people in the broader community. The programs include a series of ‘come and try’ sporting workshops that form lasting connections for newly arrived young people with new sporting opportunities in the local community.

 

Click here to download the Young Men’s Group Flyer

 

Funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services. Visit www.dss.gov.au for more information.
This project is funded by the Tasmanian Government.

 


MY Swim to Sport

MYT in collaboration with the ‘From Zero to Hero’ project is delivering the MY Swim to Sport Program.  MY Swim to Sports supports young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds to learn to swim and become involved in water sports with local swimming clubs.

Where: The Doone Kennedy Hobart Aquatic Centre

When: Friday’s

Men: 12-1pm

Women’s classes 10:30-11:30am 

Next intake: 7th September 2018

To sign up to the next round of classes please email youth@mrctas.or.gau or call 03 6221 0999


Click here to download the MY Swim to Sport flyer

 

MY Swim to Sport program is funded by the Healthy Tasmania Community Innovations Grants through the Tasmanian Government.

 


Reclink YMCA personal wellbeing gym access program

MYT, in collaboration with Reclink and the YMCA, offer open access to the YMCA gym with free inductions and classes for young people from humanitarian backgrounds during the first 5 years of settlement.

Funded by Reclink Australia

Funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services. Visit www.dss.gov.au for more information.
Young people from humanitarian entrant/refugee backgrounds aged between 15-24 years are eligible to join.