Highlands plays home to many regional sporting groups. With world-class facilities throughout the community, it's the sporting hub of Melbourne's North.
Highlands Parkrun is a 5km weekly timed run around the Highlands Lake. Averaging over 100 participants each Saturday at 8:00am, from babies to kids to adults and even pooches, Highlands Parkrun is a great way to connect with neighbours and be involved in the community.
Craigieburn Cricket Club is a family-friendly club that welcomes all new players and guests and encourages diversity amongst its members. With a wide selection of teams, anyone can join up and begin playing the fun and challenging game of Cricket.
Hume Hockey Club provides a friendly environment for people of all ages to develop their skills whilst having fun. Offering Junior and Senior teams as well as a program for younger children aged 5 – 10 years called Hookin2Hockey.
Live Life Get Active is a free social initiative to help build a fitter, healthier and happier Australia. Every school day 45 minute group fitness classes are run nearby the Highlands Lake.
Hume City Swimming Club caters for all skill levels as part of Swimming Victoria and is located at Splash Aqua Park and Leisure Centre. Swimmers can participate in Swimming Victoria's regional and state meets. Hume City Swimming Club provides guidance on technique and performance in a safe and family-friendly environment.
Calder Cannons is the official AFL representative of the North West Metro Region. The club training base is at RAMS Arena at Highgate Recreation Reserve, Craigieburn. The competition is regarded nationally as the elite football development program for young players.