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Sports and Recreation

Why sport is great for you:

Playing sport is not only great fun, it keeps you healthy and gives you the chance to make new friends and learn new skills.

When you play sport you:

  1. Meet lots of new people
  2. Keep healthy and active
  3. Improve your fitness
  4. Make lifelong friends
  5. Learn how to work in a team
  6. Learn how to cope with success and failure
  7. Gain valuable skills, such as concentration, commitment and communication
  8. Have the chance to get outdoors and have fun
  9. Creates great memories
  10. Discover new things about yourself

Council Sports and Recreation

Sports and Recreation programs are provided in Yarralin, Kalkarindji, Timber Creek, Pine Creek, Bulla and Amanbidji.

Activities include school holiday and after school care programs, AFL, soccer, softball, indoor / outdoor cricket, basketball, movie nights, ladies nights, BBQs, arts and crafts. 

List of council sporting facilities

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Contact Details

For more information, get in touch with a sport and recreation officer:

Head Office

(08) 8972 0777


Siby Mathew: 0409342607

Pine Creek

Mohak Jakhar: 0447415482

Timber Creek

Siby Mathew: 0409342607


(08) 8975 0389


29 Crawford Street,
Katherine East NT 0850

Postal Address

PO Box 19, Katherine NT 0851

Further Enquiries Please Contact

(08) 8972 0777