It's more than a job – it's a career with networks. Working for Victoria Police provides access to an array of social and sporting clubs. Whether you want to increase your fitness/skill levels in a specific sport or try something completely new, the choice is yours. From beginners through to seasoned athletes, everyone is welcome.
Victoria Police sporting and recreational club memberships are available for all employees, with many clubs offering associate memberships where family and friends can also participate. Some of the sports include: alpine sports, angling, basketball, cricket, cycling, football, golf, hockey, motor sports, netball, rugby, shooting, soccer, outdoor pursuits, touch football and more.
For example, Victoria Police Cycling Club was formed almost 20 years ago and now has about 120 members. Participants enjoy regular bunch rides, as well as multi-day tours and extended long weekend rides.
Victoria Police Amateur Sports and Welfare Society is the umbrella organisation representing the interests of over 40 police sporting and recreational clubs across Victoria. The Clubs represented have a have in excess of 3,000 members. There have been some outstanding individual performances at the highest levels of sport over the years, including representation at Olympic Games and World Championships.
Police and emergency services competitions
The series of police and emergency services competitions are fantastic opportunities to compete, travel interstate and overseas, develop friendships and maintain fitness. Victoria Police encourages all members of varying fitness levels to participate, challenge yourself and build your professional and social networks.
Participation is open to all sworn police members as well as public service positions.
Reviewed 08 January 2019