Information for Sporting Clubs and Groups

Sports club development

Our Recreation team provides support to local sports clubs through development and training workshops ranging from first aid, committee management to  latest information trends. The sessions are free and available to members of Melton Council sports clubs.

Club development resources

Attendance Register template(DOCX, 92KB)
Checklist - detailed checklist for medium to large sporting organisations(DOCX, 484KB)
Checklist - simplified checklist for small sporting organisations(DOCX, 472KB)
COVID 19 Safety Plan(DOCX, 86KB)
Environment Cleaning Standards(PDF, 155KB)
Grants - Community Sport Sector Short-term Survival Package
Infection Control training
Return of Community Sport Framework(PDF, 616KB)

Club self help information

The Club Help Website is a web service for volunteers in sport and recreation clubs to assist with all aspects of running a successful club. In just a few minutes you can see how your club is doing in any of the 9 areas of club management by completing an online assessment. On completion of an assessment you will be emailed a plan document with ideas to assist your club to improve where needed. 

Melton City Council encourages clubs to utilise the website and its affiliated resources. 

Booking a recreation reserve or sporting venue

Registered sporting clubs with Melton City Council are guided through an application process for seasonal bookings.

Submit a booking request and check availability of a recreation reserve online.

Schools or other clubs looking to make a casual booking for sporting reserves can create an account and submit a request online using our booking system. 




Casual reserve/ground bookings

Schools or Community groups looking to make a casual booking for sporting reserves can submit a request online. You will need to create an account if you haven't already.

Personal trainers and commercial users

Personal trainers and other users wanting to book public spaces for commercial use will need to complete the Application for Personal Trainers and Commerical use(PDF, 79KB) and forward it to the email listed at the bottom of the document. The guidelines for booking and use of these spaces can be found in the Personal Trainers and Commerical Reserve Use Guidelines(PDF, 52KB)


There are a range of internal and external funding sources available to sporting and recreational groups. Information on these grants can be found below:

Access for All Abilities

Reclink Australia is funded by the Access for All Abilities program to act as the first point of call for people with disabilities looking for sporting opportunities, through the provision of Access for All Abilities Play. 

Access for All Abilities Play is a free information and referral service to assist Melbourne people of all ages with a disability to become involved in sport and active recreation. With personal assistance from Access for All Abilities Play, you can discover a new sporting challenge now! Visit the Access for All Abilities Play website or call 1800 222 842 today to discover the huge amount of sports and active recreation activities close to your home and available for people of all abilities.

If you already know what sport you are interested in, feel free to contact the AAA coordinators at the relevant State Sports Association.