FAQs

Got a question you think Sport Waikato might be able to help with? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions below or Contact Us if you can't find what you need here.

What is a Green Perscription (GRx)?

A GRx is a written prescription from your doctor or nurse about making some lifestyle changes that will improve your overall health. The Active& Well tem at Sport Waikato provide the service to all GR x clients.You are also welcome to refer yourself on to a Green Prescription by entering your details on the Sport Waikato Active & Well page or phone 07 858 5388 and speak to one of our team members.
Our team will support you by:

  • Scheduling a meeting with one of our friendly coordinators
  • Be available to support by telephone or emails
  • Run workshops that may involve working in a small groups
  • Provide you wil resources

What can the Active & Well team do for me?

  • Work with you to set realistic goals
  • Help you overcome barriers and challenges to being active
  • Healthy eating on a budget
  • Ideas for being active at home and with the family
  • General information about healthy eating and physical activity
  • Helping you link up with cheap physical activity options in your area
What we dont do....
  • Active & Well doesn't provide a free membership to a gym or swimming pool
  • Active & Well is not a babysitting service for young children
  • Active & Well is not a personal training service
  • Active & Well doesn't arrange and set a prescribed diet

How do I get my child involved in sport?

Our Community Sport Team will be able to put you in touch with the relevant sporting body. Give us a call and we can give you their contact details to get in touch. Or check out our Be Active page for lots of clubs, classes and activities in your area.

How do I join a club?

Our Community Sport Team will be able to put you in touch with the relevant sporting club. Give us a call and we can give you their contact details to get in touch. Or check out our Be Active page for lots of clubs, classes and activities in your area.

Do you run events?

We support many community events within the Waikato region - and encourage participation in a variety of events throughout the districts. Some local events we are already affiliated with. Please give us a call if you have any questions about community events being run and supported by Sport Waikato in your district. Check out the calendar to see what events are happening in your district. 

How do I find information on Holiday Programmes?

Please check out the Sport Waikato calendar for more information on holiday programmes and events. 

Do you sponsor sports people or teams?

Sport Waikato is a charitable trust so unfortunately we do not have the ability to sponsor specific sports people or teams financially. 

Do you provide prizes or merchandise?

Unfotunately being a charitable trust we are unable to provide prizes or merchandise as giveaways. 

How can I access funding?

There are a number of organistions you can contact for more information:
Fund view 
Sport Funder 
NZ Community Trust 
Lion Foundation 
Trust Waikato 
NZ Lotteries & Grants 
Pub Charities


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