(All) Sports Clubs & Associations in Avon Valley
Discover what's going on in arts, events & culture
Check out travel guides for regional WA
Explore winery guides for Perth and regional WA
Clubs Associations in Avon Valley Region
Join us for the ultimate Father’s Day weekend in the beautiful Avon Valley, the Cyclo Sportif York is part of the York Cycling Festival. York Cycling Festival is the perfect mix of time away with the
- Type:Association,Non Government,Local Focus,State Focus
- Local Clubs:Sports
- Charity:Sport & Recreation
Join us for the ultimate Father’s Day weekend in the beautiful Avon Valley, the Cyclo Sportif York is part of the York Cycling Festival. York Cycling Festival is the perfect mix of time away with the family, friends, leisure and of course riding.There are plenty of accommodation options in and around York.
Date: Saturday, 1 September 2018
Time: From 7:00am for all distances
Venue: Pioneer Avon Park, LOT 11 Lowe St, York WA 6302
A Distance – 94km
B distance – 53km
Our rides are based on the European style team events. Riders organise themselves into teams of four to nine riders. A team can be made up of any ‘like’ group such as your friends, regular riding group or work colleagues. You can ride any type of bike provided they are consistent across your team (ie, all road bikes, hand bicycles or mountain bikes). A Cyclo Sportif is conducted in race-like conditions with each team receiving a time however it is NOT race – it is about enjoying a challenge with your friends and participating as a team – not ‘winning’. Your team must work and remain together throughout the event.
Bicycling Western Australia has developed a reputation of presenting fun and exciting events in a safe environment. This event is fully supported with approved traffic management, corner marshals, on-road support and water stations.
The Northam Race Club was established in 1863 and its home, the Northam Racecourse, is one of WA's premier winter racecourses.
- Sports:Horse Racing
Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Avon Valley, Northam is just an hour's drive from Perth along the Great Eastern Highway.
The racecourse itself is situated on the edge of the Mortlock River on the eastern border of the town. View map
The Northam Racecourse hosts on average 25 race meetings per year through the months May to October.
2012 the Northam Race Club will host 23 race meetings, starting on Sunday 29th April with the Northam Toyota Stakes Day with the final race day on Thursday 22nd November.
Economic & Social Impact Study, Regional Snapshot: Wheatbelt
The Western Australian Racing Industry has released a study on the economic and social impact racing has on the Wheatbelt.
With 3,554 people participating in the racing industry as either an employee, volunteer or racing participant (breeder, trainer etc.), it is estimated that 1 in every 16 adults in the Wheatbelt has an involvement in the racing industry. This makes the Wheatbelt the most actively involved in racing, on a per capita basis in the State.
The Wheatbelt is responsible for the largest proportion of investmentin racing animals with more than 2,200 owners living in the region.