The state government has announced it will be doubling and restarting the Ticket to Play program.
The program assists disadvantaged children participate in club sport activities they would otherwise not be able to afford.
Football Tasmania chief executive Matt Bulkeley said for children, playing sport provides a wide-range of benefits beyond physical health.
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He also said the announcement was well-timed, with junior football seasons for term three set to start in July.
"We know cost can be a barrier to sports participation access for many families," Mr Bulkeley said.
"We have seen a huge up-take of Ticket to Play participants in our clubs since the program was introduced and [we] are looking forward to welcoming even more players to Tasmania's favourite sport this year."