Active Kids

Important updates

  • We are currently registering to be an approved provider for Active Kids. Once approved, we will advise the redemption process. For further information on the new program visit Service NSW.
  • First Lap voucher is valid until 30 June 2024.

First Lap - Learn to Swim voucher

The First Lap voucher program provides a $50 voucher for parents, guardians and carers of children aged 3 to 6 years who are not enrolled in school, towards the cost of swimming lessons.

The program has also been made available for children in kindergarten in 2021 or who are starting kindergarten in 2022.

To be eligible, your child must be:

  • Aged 3 years or over and less than 6 years
  • A resident of NSW
  • Holds or whose parent, guardian or carer holds a valid Medicare Card with the child’s name on it
  • Entitled to apply based on their school enrolment or home school status 

For further information on the First Lap voucher program visit NSW Office of Sport - First Lap.

To apply for a voucher visit Service NSW - First Lap voucher.

Active kids program

The NSW Government is helping kids get active with the Active Kids program. This program provides $50 vouchers for parents, guardians and carers of school-enrolled children to use towards registration for sport and active recreation each year.

Eligibility for vouchers:

All children age between 4.5 and 18 years
Enrolled in school (from Kindergarten to Year 12, including those who are home-schooled or enrolled in secondary school education at TAFE NSW).

Vouchers can only be used:

  • one time (if the chosen activity fees are less than $50, then the remaining balance cannot be used)
  • during the calendar year they’re issued
  • for the person named on the voucher
  • for registration or membership fees with approved Active Kids providers.

Vouchers cannot be:

  • split between more than one provider or registration (meaning you may not be able to the claim the full $50 rebate)
  • used for individual items (like jerseys, socks or boots)
  • redeemed for cash – no refunds or credits will be issued.

How to apply

Voucher form

For further information on the Active Kids Program visit NSW Office of Sport - Active Kids.

To apply for a voucher visit Service NSW - Active Kids voucher.