Have a go at BMX racing
Penrith Panthers BMX Club has a free Come and Try Day on Sunday, 9am-11am, at Panthers St Marys BMX track, Creek Road. Participants receive a show bag and must preregister.
Details: 0434 267 785, 0407 497 606 or panthers.bmxnsw.com.au.
Junior rugby flourishes
Blue Mountains Junior Rugby club recently finished its Come and Try Rugby program aimed at primary pupils.
The event, to give them a taste before committing to an entire season, has been running for two years, attracting nearly 50 new registrations.
The club has nominated eight junior teams for 2013, the most in its six-year history.
Anyone interested in joining should contact coach Matt Poulter on 0419 263 376.
The junior teams start their trial games on Sunday for places in the Penrith Emus junior sides at the state championships on Queen's Birthday weekend.
Go to bluemountains.rugbynet.com.au for training information and coach contact details.
Friday night Minis numbers have also improved, with more teams nominated to compete in March Mini Madness to be run over the next four weeks at Nepean Rugby Park, Andrews Road, Cranebrook, 6pm-8pm.
Blue Mountains is a family club a short drive from Penrith.
Inquiries: Owen Sargeant, 0425 667 768.
Awards honour volunteers
The Community Sports Awards recognise outstanding contributions by volunteers across NSW.
More than 400,000 people voluntarily dedicate their time each year through their involvement in sporting clubs and organisations. Sport would not exist without them.
The Community Sports Awards will be formally presented in May.
There are 10 categories including an award for distinguished long service by a volunteer.
Nominations close on April 5.