Community > Recreation & Leisure
Horsham offers a variety of high quality recreational facilities and amenities for all ages, including gymnastics, football, horse racing, tennis, motor sports, bowls, golf, croquet, athletics, basketball and so much more.
The acclaimed Horsham Golf Course is a regular winner of the PGA 'Course of the Year' and ranked number 30 in the Top 100 Public Access Golf Courses in Australia (2011 Golf Course Guide).
Rock climbers from around the world travel to Natimuk to climb internationally renowned Mt Arapiles.
Water sports are a popular pastime with a large number of lakes providing ideal conditions for sailing, water skiing and the Annual Labour Day Fishing Competition along the Wimmera River.
The Horsham Aquatic Centre is a state-of-the-art fitness and aquatic centre with an outdoor Olympic sized swimming pool.
Horsham boasts an extensive parks system with over 40 parks, 20 playgrounds and minor reserves throughout the municipality.
Arts and Culture
Renowned Horsham Regional Art Gallery hosts temporary exhibitions from around Australia, adding to its impressive collection of Australian colonial and contemporary art and photography. Nationally recognised festivals such as the Awakenings Festival, Art Is...Festival and the Natimuk Frinj Festival attract thousands every year enjoying the diversity on offer in the region.
Renowned for Artistic Energy and Engagement
A new state-of-the-art Performing Arts Centre will build on the enthusiasm and commitment of art and community, growth in activity, innovation, outstanding spaces and people. The high quality facility will benefit our artists and audiences alike and be the shining light of theatre in the region.