Sports groups

Three children carrying sporting gear and wearing broad-brimmed hats

If you participate in outdoor activities or organised sports, you’re exposed to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Too much UV exposure leads to sun damage and skin cancer. Make sure you’re well protected using the five forms of sun protection so you can continue to enjoy the great benefits of being active outdoors.

Top SunSmart tips for your sport

View our top tips for keeping participants well protected while playing sport.

Sun protection policies for sports groups

Help reduce the risk of UV overexposure for participants by developing a comprehensive sun protection policy.


Use our resources to develop a positive sun protection culture in your sporting club.