The Whyalla Alliance Sports Program (WASP) is designed for students who have a passion for sport, are heavily involved in the sporting community and have a desired Health Science/Sports Industry career pathway. This program is for a full year and is open for all students across the Whyalla Alliance. The WASP Program provide dedicated students with an opportunity to further develop their skills and knowledge in a sporting context. The aim is for students to be engaging at the highest level, whilst providing a balanced high quality education to support their sporting and educational needs.
The sports that are on offer include – basketball, netball, soccer, football and alternative sports. Under the alternative sport banner is squash, boxing, judo, hockey and dance. Students can select any sport that they wish to pursue and develop their skills in.
The WASP Program utilises local community facilities for practical lessons. This includes the Whyalla Recreation and Leisure Centre, Whyalla Basketball Stadium and Whyalla Netball Courts. For strength and conditioning and preseason units the Weights Room at Edward John Eyre High School is utilised by all sporting groups.