Sporting and Community Groups in Huntlee

Sporting and Community Groups
Huntlee offers a thriving network of sporting and community groups to help residents find a sense of purpose within the community and build social connections.

Be part of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive community

Huntlee offers a thriving network to help residents find a sense of purpose within the community and build social connections. 

From wonderful Huntlee community groups, and sporting activities, to competitions across different sports, here’s a run-down of some of our favourites.

Huntlee Community Groups

Huntlee's community grants program helps residents establish new community groups, run community based events and build new facilities, all the while teaching residents how to create a self-sustaining and vibrant local community. To date, the grants program has helped facilitate an Active Adults Fitness Program, quarterly Meet your Neighbour events, and set up a local resident Tool Share-Shed. We have established wonderful community groups including Huntlee Mums and the Huntlee Social Club that continues to grow and thrive while our community expands.

Huntlee Active Adults Fitness Program

Get your sweat on with the Active Adult series! FREE to Huntlee residents, simply turn up, work out and enjoy a complimentary coffee at the end of the class. Offering a variety of classes from Yoga, Bootcamp, Zumba to group walks and runs, join us on a journey to achieve better health and fitness.

The series runs across four months of the year. 2023 dates to be announced. 

Quarterly Meet Your Neighbours Events

Meet your Neighbour events are held quarterly and it’s a great opportunity to get to know one another, foster connections and become a part of this wonderful, growing community. Our sessions bring opportunities to share, learn and collaborate. Plenty of activities, volunteer opportunities and support are available.

Huntlee Mums

Being a mum can be tough, but here’s where you can turn to for support and advice or when you just want a listening ear. Huntlee Mums is a group of local mums that meet up for coffee while the kids play. This Huntlee community group currently has 648 members.

Women’s Shed Branxton

Location: 9 Drinan st, Branxton
Travel Time: 3-min drive

A dynamic community open to women of all ages, this non-profit group regularly runs free workshops for a variety of arts and crafts such as knitting, sewing, crochet, beeswax wraps, tie-dyeing and macrame. Join this if you are keen to learn new skills, share experiences and open to making new friends.

The group meets every Thursday at the Branxton Uniting Church Hall at 9:30 am.

Contact Karen on 0408 886 913 or for more information.

Huntlee Sporting Groups

Huntlee is actively engaged with our local community at every stage and phase of their life. That's why we partner with a number of small community sporting groups such as the Greta-Branxton Colts RLFC, Branxton Netball Association and Greta-Branxton Football Club.

Greta Branxton Wildcats

Location: Miller Park, 6 Maitland Street, East Branxton
Travel Time: 5-min drive

Playing club football is a great way to make friends and keep active. Greta Branxton Wildcats is a family-friendly sporting club close to Huntlee that caters to all ages. Whether you are new to the game, want to play socially or serious about being a professional, you will find a version that’s right for you. Come for the fun and camaraderie. Their event line-up includes:

  • 3 & 4 year olds Mini Roos kick off program
  • Under 5 - 11s Mini Roos Mixed Teams
  • Under 6, 7, 8-9, 10-11s Girls only Teams
  • Under 12-18s Competition Mixed Teams
  • All-Age Men’s Zone League 2
  • Inter-district Friday & Saturday Men’s Teams & Friday Night Over 35s 
  • All-Age Women’s Friday Night Teams

Greta Branxton Colts Rugby League Football Club Inc.

Location: New England Highway, Greta NSW
Travel Time: 7-min drive

Since 1985, the Greta Branxton Colts Rugby League Football Club has been uniting rugby lovers to participate in this great game. The club has grown from 3 junior sides in '85, to fielding teams from U/6's to U/12's in the Maitland & District Junior Rugby League, U/13's to U/16's in the Hunter Valley Junior Rugby League & Ladies, U/18's, Reserve & First Grade sides in the Group 21 Competition. The club welcomes anybody who is passionate about the game!

Branxton Greta Redback Swimming Club

Location: Wyndham Street & New England Highway, Branxton 
Travel Time: 4-min drive

A family-friendly swimming club, this venue is great for both social and competitive swimming. Training sessions are available across all ages and development levels. Club nights are held every Friday night where swimmers can race in two or three events. Events include freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, individual medley and relays. For the younger participants who are not ready to compete, there are plenty of fun novelty activities lined up for our Junior Dolphins.

Registration for 2022/2023 season is now open.

Branxton Golf Club

Location: 25 Cessnock Road, Branxton, NSW
Travel Time: 3-min drive

Alternate tee positions are provided for most holes for an 18 hole game of 5547 metres. The course features two par 5’s, four par 4’s and three par 3’s each with their own challenges. The course offers spectacular views of lush green fairways.

Known as The Ultimate Nine, this long standing golf club has challenged golfing greats such as Billy Dunk, Ian Stanley, Peter Lonard, Nathan Green, and Andre Stolz, as well as internationals like Dame Laura Davies. Several of its members have been with the club for over 5 decades, with many of their juniors making their mark in today’s global golfing scene.

Branxton Golf Club has a fully stocked pro shop with lessons available.  Branxton Junior Golf clinics run every Tuesday at 4.15pm during daylight saving (October-April).

Little Athletics

Location: Miller Park Sporting Ovals, East Branxton
Travel Time: 6-min drive

Little Athletics believes in promoting healthy lifestyles through family and community involvement. Catering to children aged 5-16 years old, this group offers a wide range of athletics such as running, jumping, throwing and walking events, all specially modified to suit the ages and abilities of children. Sports is an excellent way for kids to learn about teamwork and sportsmanship. Annually, approximately 40,000 boys and girls participate in Little Athletics across NSW.

Greta-Branxton Darts

If you are into darts, Greta-Branxton Darts holds a local competition on Tuesday nights. A popular sport that is gaining traction, it’s a great opportunity to improve your darts skills and meet fellow enthusiasts.

Branxton Tennis Club

Location: Miller Park, East Branxton
Travel Time: 5-min drive

Branxton Tennis Club offers social tennis and training programs for adults and children for all ages and skill levels. A volunteer-run tennis club, the atmosphere is relaxed and welcoming and the coaches are committed to improve your game. The club hosts a mixed doubles competition on Monday and Tuesday nights and a ladies competition on Tuesdays.

The two new tennis courts are currently under construction.  Unfortunately, it means that court hire is temporarily unavailable due to the construction.

Branxton District Netball Club

Location: Miller Park, East Branxton
Travel Time: 5-min drive

Bored with your current workout routine? Mix things up by playing a new sport. Branxton District Netball Club offers sociable and competitive netball, so it doesn’t matter if you are a pro or have never played before. Netball is a great way to exercise and fun is always guaranteed at the court! Be a sport, get moving and play.

The Greta Branxton Touch Football

Location: Miller Park, East Branxton
Travel Time: 5-min drive

Established in 1977 by a small group of locals, the Greta Branxton Touch Football was traditionally a male-only sport until the 2007 season. Soon after, the club was affiliated with the NSW Touch Association, and Women and Junior competitions were born. 48 registered women across four teams competed in the first competition, with 100 registered juniors competing in six teams. Today, the club continues to welcome all people to join and share their passion for this great sport.

All games are played on a Wednesday at Miller Park Branxton, with Youth games commencing after 5pm followed by Seniors Mixed from 6pm.

Imagine Dance Co

Location: 35 Bowen Street, Branxton, NSW
Travel Time: 4-min drive

Love to dance? Then check out Imagine Dance Co. This reputable dance school offers a diverse array of dance disciplines under one roof.  From Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Cheerleading, Tumbling to Performance Troupes, each class is led by highly experienced and qualified instructors. Suitable for casual and competition level dancers. Group classes and private one-on-one dance lessons are both available.

Huntlee's Community Plan

To start shaping the vision, the Huntlee team have drafted a Huntlee Community Plan which provides a blueprint for building a happy, healthy, vibrant and inclusive community. It's designed to show how a range of live, work, and play opportunities can be brought together to build a town designed for the 21st Century living.

This comprehensive community plan is based on four pillars identified as integral to building the community and we'd love to hear your thoughts around each pillar. If you've got a great idea or would just like to talk to someone about our community, fill out the form below.

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