Active After-school Communities (AASC)

Active After-school Communities (AASC)    
Prepared by  Prepared by: Christine May, Librarian, Clearinghouse for Sport, Australian Sports Commission
Last updated  Last updated: February 2016
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Introduction

The Active After-school Communities (AASC) program was an Australian Government initiative that provided primary school-aged children with access to free sport and other structured physical activity programs in the after-school time slot of 3.00pm to 5.30pm. It operated from 2005-2014.


Key Messages 

1

The AASC program was introduced in response to societal trends influencing children's participation in physical activity.

2

AASC program activities were based upon a 'Playing for Life' philosophy.




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