A Fun Family Sport

12439543 946714778697386 4438578115746410163 n1Have you got a sense of adventure? Kids who love to be outside in the fresh air and learn new skills? Who want to make new friends? Then orienteering is for you! Orienteering is a sport that the family can enjoy together, progress at your own pace and feel a sense of achievement. It is suitable for all ages and abilities. Courses are varied and take place in local green spaces, National Parks as well as other scenic venues, across WA.

Orienteering is not only a fun and enjoyable sport it also provides valuable life skills including

Mental Challenges – decision making and team working skills
Fun - you get to visit lots of new places and spend time in the great outdoors
Lifetime skills – an introduction to map reading
Confidence - in your abilities to problem solve and navigate
Physical Activity - builds general fitness and stamina
Excitement - the fun of a treasure hunt
Team building – brings families and/or friends together

We warmly welcome families and newcomers to orienteering -  instruction is available.

To search for orienteering events coming up, visit our event calendar.

OWA Sponsors

Australian Sports Commission
Department of Local Government,Sport and Cultural Industries

Acknowledgement of country

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Orienteering WA acknowledges the Noongar people, the Traditional and continuing Custodians of the land on which we gather to enjoy our sport, and pay our respects to Elders past and present.