Se­niors en­cour­aged to ac­ti­vate Sil­verS­ports pro­gram

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - SPORT -

BEL­MONT se­niors want­ing to keep ac­tive can ap­ply for up to $200 to take part in the Sil­verS­ports pi­lot project that was launched by Pre­mier Colin Bar­nett at the Oa­sis Leisure Cen­tre.

Se­niors over 60 who have a Health Care Card or Pen­sioner Con­ces­sion Card in the City of Bel­mont are el­i­gi­ble to take part in the 12-month pro­gram that started on July 1.

A Depart­ment of Sport and Recre­ation spokes­woman said it pro­vided up to $200 to­wards fees, uni­forms and equip­ment needed for sport and recre­ation ac­tiv­i­ties.

“This means you can join a Sil­verS­port provider like a gym, recre­ation cen­tre, swim­ming pool or sport­ing club and use your $200 to get ac­tive,” she said.

Fur­ther de­tails, visit dsr.wa.gov.au/sil­vers­port or con­tact the City of Bel­mont on 9477 7222.

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