The Genazzano Friends of Sport group began in 1999, as members of the College community joined together to offer support and guidance to the ongoing development of sport at the College. Since then, the depth and breadth of sporting activities available to students has increased significantly.
The Friends of Sport is an informal group, committed to supporting the overall health and wellbeing of students through physical activity. Sport is clearly acknowledged as a vital aspect of the co-curricular program at Genazzano FCJ College. A wide variety of choices are available to students throughout the College and a balance of physical, artistic and academic options is provided.
Genazzano Friends of Sport acknowledge the vision and initiatives of women for sport in girls’ schools in the past century. The great heritage they established inspires a continuing commitment to the promotion of sport for girls. The Friends of Sport recognise that women and girls are not an homogenous group and with differing social, cultural, economic and physical backgrounds and circumstances, they face a variety of barriers to full participation in sport, recreation and physical activity.
Genazzano Friends of Sport guiding principles are:
The Friends of Sport group meets approximately twice per term. Meetings are held in the evening, at the College. The Director of Sport attends the meetings along with the College Sports Co-Captains.
The function of each meeting is to:
Notable events for the group include: