Dowerin is an active and successful sporting based community whereby leisure and fitness activities are an increasingly important component of everyday life. Dowerin has broad range of recreation facilities for a rural community of its size.

Boarding three regions (Avon, Central Wheatbelt and Wheatbelt North), Dowerin acts as a junction for communities to the north, east and south of the Central Wheatbelt which also gives a broader scope with a range of different sporting associations