DeakinACTIVE runs a number of programs or has affiliations to provide as many outlets for engaging with any sport or fitness activity you could want to be part of – from a social play to national standard level sporting competitions.

Choose how involved or committed you want to be, depending on what you want out of your sporting activities! Learn a new sport, catch up with friends for some casual play, compete in social sporting competitions or compete at higher levels.

DeakinACTIVE’s affiliates below will guide you through all the different options to give you all the information you need:



DeakinPLAY is the first of its kind, developed by students of Deakin University for students, staff and the wider community alike. DeakinPLAY provides a range of activities including come & try sessions, freeplay and competitive social sport for all abilities. Whether you have never participated in sport, want to try a new activity, meet new people, or be involved as a way to catch up with mates – DeakinPLAY is a great launching platform to get moving and have fun at the same time.

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Centenary Park Golf

Deakin Golf – Centenary Park Golf Course

Located on the doorstep of the Mornington Peninsula, Centenary Park Golf Course is the ultimate destination for all things golf and having fun! Whether you’re playing a round on our picturesque 18-hole or 9-hole golf course, having a hit on the driving range, getting some tips from our PGA Pros, or just relaxing in the cafe or on the deck with great food and drinks, you’re sure to have a ‘hole’ lot of fun. Centenary Park Golf Course is a public golf course and offers student discounts. No clubs? No worries. Golf clubs and cart hire as also available.

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Melbourne Boomers

Deakin University has a naming rights partnership with the Melbourne Boomers, until at least the end of the 2020/21 WNBL season.
The partnership is multi-faceted and includes Deakin students undertaking internships with the WNBL Club; active interest and participation from the University’s Exercise Nutrition and Sport Science School.

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Dusa Deakin Dragons

Deakin Dragons

As a Deakin student, you can get involved in a range of social and competitive sporting events on and off campus, run by DUSA. We welcome all levels of ability, from beginner to advanced, our social sport competitions are for students who want to make new friends, get involved in University life and most importantly, have fun!

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Uni Nationals

Uni Nationals

The Deakin Dragons are the representative sporting team of Deakin University that compete on the national stage at University Sport events. Click here if you want to channel your inner competitive streak and become a Deakin Dragon!

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