Sports clubs in Cooma will benefit from NSW Government funding to upgrade their premises as part of the 2015/16 Local Sport Grant Program.
The Member for Monaro John Barilaro today announced $10,000 for the Cooma Bowling Club and $8,420 for the Cooma Gymnastics Club.
Funding will be used to make improvements to club facilities.
“Sport is a huge part of our way of life here in Cooma,” said Mr Barilaro.
“The NSW Government recognises that sometimes clubs need a helping hand to fund projects ensuring local facilities are improved and up to scratch.
“We are committed to delivering the best infrastructure to the people of this region and I look forward to seeing the benefits of this upgrade for the community.”
Mr Barilaro said the main aim of 2015/16 Local Sport Grant Program is to increase regular and on-going participation opportunities in sport and active recreation in NSW.
“We all know that sport is incredibly important for health and wellbeing, as well as bringing people in the community together,” said Mr Barilaro.
“Whether it be funding towards training programs to secure more volunteer coaches or helping with that much-needed change room upgrade, these grants are designed to encourage more people to keep active.”