Shire of West Arthur

Sporting Groups


Darkan Badminton Club

Meet Shire Hall, Darkan. Play April - September, Tuesday evenings.

Darkan Badminton Club Information
Contact Trevor & Jacki Bunce
Phone 9736 1140


Darkan Basketball Club

Meet Basketball Courts, Darkan Sport and Community Centre. Season: end October - end March.

Play Thursday nights.

Darkan Basketball Club Information
Contact Steven Goss
Phone 0429 361 367

Book Club

Darkan Book Club

Meet 2nd Thursday of the month at members’ houses. Books are hired from Fremantle Arts Centre each month (usually March - November), read before the meeting date and then discussed before having a coffee & piece of cake.

Darkan Book Club Information
Contact Wayne Stockley
Phone 9736 1780


Darkan Bowling Club (Inc)

Play Saturdays & Sundays at the Darkan Sport & Community Centre, Memorial Drive. Playing bowls and socialising for young and old. Bowling Green. Air conditioned Club House has bar, function room and kitchen.

Darkan Bowling Club (Inc) Information
Contact Bruce McGowan
Phone 9736 1287

Moodiarrup Bowling Club

Meet Sundays (Oct - Apr) at the Moodiarrup Sports Complex. Our Club consists of about 30 members. Our aim and purpose is to enjoy fellowship and sportsmanship while promoting and teaching others the rules of Lawn Bowls. We have a pennant team in 1st division, which is played the Great Southern Bowling League.

Moodiarrup Bowling Club Information
Contact Jenny Hosking
Phone 9833 1061


Darkan Cricket Club

Meet: Cricket Nets, Darkan Football Oval. The Club is currently in recess (not enough players) but otherwise aims to participate in cricket games at the Williams Cricket Association and socialise with local (district) people. When operating, season: October - March. Training: Fridays 5:30pm, Games Saturdays or Sundays.

Darkan Cricket Club Information
Contact Graeme Prowse
Phone 9736 1008


Darkan Darts Club

Play April to September, Tuesday nights at the Darkan Hotel.

Darkan Darts Club Information
Contact Adrienne Gillett
Phone 9736 1434


Darkan Golf Club Inc

Club day: Mens - Saturday, Womens - Wednesday.

Based at the Darkan Sport & Communty Centre, Memorial Drive Promote golf as a sport for all in the community.
Winter Season.

Darkan Golf Club Inc Information
Contact Judy Wunnenberg
Phone 9736 1161

Moodiarrup Golf Club

Meet at the Moodiarrup Sports Complex. Club Day Saturday. 12.30pm hit off. Nine hole (18 tees) sand green golf course with excellent club facilities. Approx 20 members. Winter Season.

Moodiarrup Golf Club Information
Craig Horley 9863 1070
Mark Schinzig 9863 1069

Horse & Pony Club

Darkan Horse & Pony Club

Season April-December. Club House & grounds near Darkan Caravan Park.

Darkan Horse & Pony Club Information
Contact Lorraine Park
Phone 9863 1092
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Keep Fit

Birds (Blokes) With Balls

Exercise Classes run by Pam Stockley, Physio, to improve core stability, strength and shape. Tues, Weds & Thurs 5.30 pm at the Darkan Town Hall.

Birds (Blokes) With Balls Information
Contact Pam Stockley
Phone 9736 1780

Stay On Your Feet

Meet Thursdays, 8:30am at the West Arthur Shire Hall. Gentle exercise for the over 50's, supported by the Upper Great Southern Health Service

Stay On Your Feet Information
Contact Lyn White
Phone 9736 1155

Music & The Arts

Darkan Arts Council

RSL Hall. Aims to provide access to the Arts in the community. Regular craft days - china painting, sewing, candlewicking, pottery, etc. A Mini Market is held on the last Wednesday of the month with morning tea. Meet 3rd Friday of the month.

Darkan Arts Council Information
Contact Val Gibbs
Phone 9736 1178

Darkan Bootscooting

Meet Thursday evenings at the CWA Hall, Darkan. Self help fun group.

Darkan Bootscooting Information
Contact Shirley Plank
Phone 9736 1047

Darkan Music & Drama Group

Meet at Change-rooms in the Shire Hall. Aims to provide a social club to foster and extend theatrical art and to produce musical and theatrical entertainment within Darkan and surrounding areas.

Darkan Music & Drama Group Information
Contact Karlene Goss
Phone 9736 1367

Darkan/Dura Patchwork & Quilting Group

Meet at Duralyn Patchworks, Duranillin.

Darkan/Dura Patchwork & Quilting Group Information
Contact Heather Jefferies
Phone 9862 9056


Darkan Netball Club - Seniors

Meets to play Summer & Winter season at Roche Park Recreation Centre in Collie on Wednesday nights.

Darkan Netball Club - Seniors Information
Contact Karen Harrington
Phone 736 1165


Darkan Rifle Club

Meet Rifle Range, East Darkan, Feb - Nov. Founded in 1907, oldest sports club in Shire. Attracts members from a wide area including, Collie, Bunbury, Wagin, Narrogin. New members welcome. First shoot free of charge. Shoot to fixture - normally Saturday fortnightly - however varies according to fixtures schedule.

Darkan Rifle Club Information
Contact Paul Saunders
Phone 9862 6095


Hillman Farm Skydivers Inc

Operates weekends all year and weekdays by appointment at Dardadine Rd. We aim to promote the skills and fun of skydiving and parachuting to the community. We provide training for people who want to start in the sport, and activities for experienced jumpers. Facilities include bunkhouse accommodation, sauna, showers, toilets and full clubroom facilities. Jump aircraft is a Cessna-182. Established at Hillman Farm for 25 years.

Hillman Farm Skydivers Inc Information
Contact Lindsay Wiltshire
Phone 0415 714 585

Sports Clubs

Arthur River Country Club

East Arthur Rd, Arthur River.

A sports club with 4 tennis courts (2 lit), and a 9 hole sand green golf course. Officially in recess, but the Club House is used for playgroup every Wednesday morning (contact Nicki Morrell on 9862 9066). Members can use facilities at any time providing they have a key.

Arthur River Country Club Information
Contact Blair Carter
Phone 9862 5033

Darkan & District Sports Club

Memorial Drive, Darkan.

A range of sporting groups including bowls, golf, tennis, junior basketball and football clubs use the facilities. The Complex is available for function hire. The complex has a well equipped kitchen for catering.

Bookings are made through the West Arthur Telecentre 9736 2000. Licensed bar/function Room.

Darkan & District Sports Club Information
Club House Phone 9736 1240
Bookings Phone 9736 2000
Bookings Email

Moodiarrup Sports Complex Inc

Arthur River-Boyup Brook Rd.

Sports facilities include 9 hole (18 tee) sand green golf course, 5 tennis courts and bowls green (synthetic turf)). Complex is available for hire.

Facilities include Club House - function room, kitchen, toilets & showers, full club liquor license.

Moodiarrup Sports Complex Inc Information
Contact Roz Abbott
Phone 9863 1011


Darkan Tennis Club

Social tennis is on Wednesday mornings, October to March. Please note that from October 2012, the Darkan Tennis Club will play at the Darkan Sport & Community Centre.

Darkan Tennis Club Information
Contact Heather Cook
Phone 9736 1154

Moodiarrup Tennis Club

Meet at the Moodiarrup Sports Complex. To provide the opportunity and venue to play tennis. Normal Club Day Sunday. Tennis Club has 4 hard courts (lit) plus one synthetic grass court. Summer Season.

Moodiarrup Tennis Club Information
Contact Ben Murphy
Phone 9863 1147

Water Sports & Facilities

Darkan Swimming Pool

Local Swimming Pool

November to April at Burrowes Street. The Darkan Swimming Pool is a facility shared between the Education Department and the local community. It is managed by a sub-committee of the Shire of West Arthur. Access by membership only.

Darkan Swimming Pool Information
Contact Shire of West Arthur
Phone 9736 2222
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