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Image of Great competition at the Blind & Low Vision Tennis State Championships 2022.

Great competition at the Blind & Low Vision Tennis State Championships 2022.

An exciting weekend at the National Tennis Centre with athletes from all over the country.

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Volunteers needed for Vision Impaired Table Tennis. Join us.

Seeking volunteer umpires, lines people and ball fetchers at Moreland and Kooyong. Training and fun provided.

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Image of Join us and join a 'Sensing Nature' Forest Bathing / Immersion Walk.

Join us and join a 'Sensing Nature' Forest Bathing / Immersion Walk.

Immerse yourself in Nature. Join us on Thursday 2nd June from 10.30am at Lysterfield Lake Park.

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Image of A great Education Awareness session at Box Hill Institute.

A great Education Awareness session at Box Hill Institute.

An eye opening experience for students as they were blindfolded and had to rely on their other senses.

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Image of Join us for Zoom Yoga classes on Monday at 9.30am.

Join us for Zoom Yoga classes on Monday at 9.30am.

Come and give Zoom Yoga a go with BSRV's personal trainer Lauren during May 2022. Join us and join in.

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Image of BSRV's Blind Tennis team are representing Australia in Singapore this May.

BSRV's Blind Tennis team are representing Australia in Singapore this May.

A wonderful opportunity to develop International connections essential to the growth of Blind Tennis.

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Image of A fantastic tour of the Werribee State Rose Garden. We joined in!

A fantastic tour of the Werribee State Rose Garden. We joined in!

A lovely day out filled with gorgeous scents plus interesting historical and botanical information.

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Image of Animal encounters at The Funky Farm. We joined in!

Animal encounters at The Funky Farm. We joined in!

It was a fabulous day of squeals and camera clicks as the kids got to touch, smell and in most cases, hold a variety of animals.

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Image of Meet Mary, a BSRV 'Walking with Willpower' volunteer.

Meet Mary, a BSRV 'Walking with Willpower' volunteer.

Having formed a close friendship, Mary loves her weekly walks and sharing stories with Cathy.

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Image of Join us for a fab 1 hour Music Quiz on Wednesdays.

Join us for a fab 1 hour Music Quiz on Wednesdays.

Join in our Term 2 sessions on Wednesday 4th and 18th May and 8th June. Join Alan Bartlett for a fun and music filled hour at 12.30pm.

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Image of Blind and low vision ice sports. Join us and join in.

Blind and low vision ice sports. Join us and join in.

Get on the ice for social skating, figure skating, speed skating, curling or ice-hockey.

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Image of Aqua Fit for Adults in Broadmeadows. Join us.

Aqua Fit for Adults in Broadmeadows. Join us.

Fun and fitness for blind and vision impaired adults where Staff are trained in sighted guiding. Classes resume 31 January 2022.

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Image of Boxing Class - Weekly in Hawthorn. Join in.

Boxing Class - Weekly in Hawthorn. Join in.

Put on your gloves and join a small group 'Boxing & Fitness' class. Equipment provided. Any fitness level.

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Image of Gym Circuit Class - Weekly in Hawthorn. Join in.

Gym Circuit Class - Weekly in Hawthorn. Join in.

Suitable for a range of fitness levels with a routine individually tailored to each participant.

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Image of Join us for Spin Classes at Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre.

Join us for Spin Classes at Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre.

Join Personal Trainer Denise for a weekly Wednesday class at 11am for adult participants who are blind and vision impaired.

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Image of Guided walk and Yidaki (didgeridoo) sound meditation. We joined in!

Guided walk and Yidaki (didgeridoo) sound meditation. We joined in!

Lionel Lauch from Living Culture shared how this land has provided for a Millennium for all inhabitants.

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Image of Meet Alan Bartlett, our super talented Music Quiz Master.

Meet Alan Bartlett, our super talented Music Quiz Master.

With over 30 years of performing experience, Alan honed his craft performing on the streets of Melbourne as a one-man-band.

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Image of Blind Tennis, a big hit at Government House.

Blind Tennis, a big hit at Government House.

It was a lovely day for a tour and tennis on the lawn court. Thanks TennisVic for the invite.

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Image of Discover how playing Blind Bowls has been life changing for Lisa Condy.

Discover how playing Blind Bowls has been life changing for Lisa Condy.

With her husband David as her ‘eyes on the green’, Lisa has become a champion at Blind Bowls.

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Blind Tennis for Juniors aged 5-15 at the National Tennis Centre. Join in.

Join our Junior Blind Tennis Program. Bring your family, bring a friend and have a hit. Lots of fun. Get involved.

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Image of Blind Tennis for Adults at the National Tennis Centre. Join in.

Blind Tennis for Adults at the National Tennis Centre. Join in.

Join us for a hit of tennis. Adapted to suit people with varying levels of vision impairment.

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Image of Junior Swimming Program for Pre-school & Primary school aged children.

Junior Swimming Program for Pre-school & Primary school aged children.

Individual swimming lessons which aim to establish a range of early skills to ensure they feel confident and safe around water.

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Image of Zoom walking at home. One of our fun online fitness sessions. Join in.

Zoom walking at home. One of our fun online fitness sessions. Join in.

Join us 3 times a week for a online walk. Easy to follow and work at your own pace.

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Image of Zoom Energy Balance - A beautiful and gentle exercise. Join in.

Zoom Energy Balance - A beautiful and gentle exercise. Join in.

The class will activate your energy - breathe and relax with soft flowing movements.

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Image of Welcome Lauren to BSRV - your Zoom personal trainer. Join in.

Welcome Lauren to BSRV - your Zoom personal trainer. Join in.

Lauren runs our FREE aerobic and strength-based fitness sessions. All fitness levels.

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Image of 7 days of fitness, meditation and relaxation. Join in.

7 days of fitness, meditation and relaxation. Join in.

A special FREE program to keep you active and relaxed in the comfort of your own home.

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Image of Peter is sharing the thrill and freedom of a bike ride with people who are vision impaired.

Peter is sharing the thrill and freedom of a bike ride with people who are vision impaired.

Learn how Peter is empowering others to enjoy cycling and how you can join in.

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Image of South eastern suburbs volunteer needed to drive a participant on Friday evenings to tennis.

South eastern suburbs volunteer needed to drive a participant on Friday evenings to tennis.

Assist a vision impaired tennis player getting to and from the National Tennis Centre at Melbourne Park. The Blind Tennis Program for adults runs from 6.30 to 8pm.

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Image of Do you live in or around the Lynbrook area and have experience on a tandem bike?

Do you live in or around the Lynbrook area and have experience on a tandem bike?

BSRV is seeking a tandem bike pilot for a BSRV member who is vision impaired. Join us.

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Image of A wonderful Morning Tea to celebrate the BSRV community.

A wonderful Morning Tea to celebrate the BSRV community.

A celebration of the commitment and achievements of our participants, volunteers and our Board members.

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Image of Wangaratta Come and try Blind Tennis Day. We joined in!

Wangaratta Come and try Blind Tennis Day. We joined in!

A great event for locals to have a hit using the ‘bell balls’ and ‘vision googles’ and to see the touring Australian Open Trophies.

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Image of Moysey Walk and lunch. We joined in!

Moysey Walk and lunch. We joined in!

A lovely 4 kilometre walk with great company, scenery and friendships made on the first day of Summer.

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Image of Congratulations to Gillian Manson on being presented with the Higgins Community Volunteer Award

Congratulations to Gillian Manson on being presented with the Higgins Community Volunteer Award

BSRV Vice President presented with a well deserved award in recognition of her dedication to volunteering.

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Image of 'Sensing Nature - A Vision for Inclusion'  has been selected for funding.

'Sensing Nature - A Vision for Inclusion' has been selected for funding.

A BIG thank you to those who voted for BSRV as part of the Parks Victoria Volunteering Innovation Fund.

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Image of Congratulations to Samir Mahir - Volunteer of the Year at the Disability Sport & Recreation Awards

Congratulations to Samir Mahir - Volunteer of the Year at the Disability Sport & Recreation Awards

Receiving the 2021 Price Waterhouse Coopers Volunteer of the Year Award is a well deserved recognition.

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Image of Kaye Speed receives the Everyday Independence Lifetime Achievement Award.

Kaye Speed receives the Everyday Independence Lifetime Achievement Award.

Congrats to all the winners at the 2021 Victorian Disability Sport & Recreation Awards

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Image of Bollywood Dance Workshop. We joined in!

Bollywood Dance Workshop. We joined in!

This online workshop was full of dancing and fun - a great experience. "It was good for body and mind".

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West African Dance Workshop. We joined in!

"I loved it all, from the warm up exercises, the drumming rhythms, to the clapping and dance steps and movements". Carol.

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Image of Congratulations to Kaye Speed OAM!

Congratulations to Kaye Speed OAM!

Awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) at Government House - A well deserved recognition for her dedication to helping others.

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Image of Maurice Gleeson OAM wins the Victorian Spirit of Tennis Award.

Maurice Gleeson OAM wins the Victorian Spirit of Tennis Award.

Awarded for his significant contribution to sport at the 2021 Victorian Tennis Awards.

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Image of BSRV Blind Tennis Program wins at the 2021 Victorian Tennis Awards.

BSRV Blind Tennis Program wins at the 2021 Victorian Tennis Awards.

Most Outstanding Inclusion Initiative for 2021!

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Image of BSRV Swimming Guidelines - download now

BSRV Swimming Guidelines - download now

A guide to help you make swimming accessible for people who are blind or vision impaired.

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Image of Every story Maurice Gleeson tells ends with an inspiring life lesson.

Every story Maurice Gleeson tells ends with an inspiring life lesson.

ABC Radio Melbourne's feature reporter, Madi Chwasta, chats to Maurice about his life.

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Image of 2021 Disability Awards Lifetime Achievement Honour Roll Inductee - Maurice Gleeson OAM.

2021 Disability Awards Lifetime Achievement Honour Roll Inductee - Maurice Gleeson OAM.

This Honour Roll is great recognition for exceptional individuals. Congratulations Maurice.

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Image of Seeking a golf companion/caddy for a BSRV member who is blind. Join us.

Seeking a golf companion/caddy for a BSRV member who is blind. Join us.

Enjoy a round of golf and support one of our keen golfers Wednesdays 9am-3pm at Brighton Golf Course.

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Image of Seeking a Walking Buddy in North Sunshine for a natter and a walk.

Seeking a Walking Buddy in North Sunshine for a natter and a walk.

BSRV is seeking a middle-aged female walking buddy to accompany a lady on weekly walks

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Image of Join us as a Gym buddy in Hawthorn.

Join us as a Gym buddy in Hawthorn.

Support someone with a vision impairment at the gym. Early mornings, late evenings or Tuesdays 3-4pm.

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Image of 'Come and Try Judo Day' for Kids! Register your interest.

'Come and Try Judo Day' for Kids! Register your interest.

A call for interest. Would you like to come and try Blind Judo? Bring your family, bring a friend and join in. Date to be confirmed.

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Image of Armchair Travel with Robert Fletcher. We joined in!

Armchair Travel with Robert Fletcher. We joined in!

We were very entertained by Robert's adventures and life of escapades!

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Image of Armchair Travel to Princes Risborough. We joined in!

Armchair Travel to Princes Risborough. We joined in!

Andy, a visually impaired nature connection practitioner took us through the chalk rivers and Chiltern hills near his home.

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Image of Armchair Travel to Everton with Tegan Allen. We joined in!

Armchair Travel to Everton with Tegan Allen. We joined in!

It was a wonderful opportunity to learn about Everton and Tegan's life in the country.

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Image of Goalball Streamed from Tokyo! Celebrating success, teamwork and inclusion.

Goalball Streamed from Tokyo! Celebrating success, teamwork and inclusion.

An update from the Victorian Goalball Association. Tokyo and what's coming up for Goalball.

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Image of Lysterfield Lake Park group walk. We joined in!

Lysterfield Lake Park group walk. We joined in!

Lovely bushland with lots of birds and wildlife. A delightful day out.

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Image of One of its kind: New Aqua Fit Classes in Broadmeadows! We joined in!

One of its kind: New Aqua Fit Classes in Broadmeadows! We joined in!

Weekly Aqua Fit Classes with a wonderfully enthusiastic instructor.

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Image of Meet Donna Perry, our amazing Aqua Fit volunteer.

Meet Donna Perry, our amazing Aqua Fit volunteer.

Read why Donna loves helping out and experiencing the company of friendly people.

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Image of Dandenong Ranges Forest Bathing Walk. We joined in!

Dandenong Ranges Forest Bathing Walk. We joined in!

Time to reflect and be at one with nature. A wonderful experience at the Botanical Gardens.

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Image of We are excited to receive a donation of $13,636 from Nelson Alexander.

We are excited to receive a donation of $13,636 from Nelson Alexander.

BSRV are so grateful to benefit from the Nelson Alexander Foundation Day.

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Image of Appreciation award presented to our valued Treasurer, Jane Florindo.

Appreciation award presented to our valued Treasurer, Jane Florindo.

Congratulations Jane and thank you for your continued support of BSRV

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Image of BSRV President, Maurice Gleeson OAM - Award Finalist 2021

BSRV President, Maurice Gleeson OAM - Award Finalist 2021

We are proud to announce that Maurice is a finalist for the Lifetime Achievement Award in the 2021 Victorian Disability Awards.

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Image of Stand Up Paddle Boarding. We joined in!

Stand Up Paddle Boarding. We joined in!

"Yes, I fell in a few times, but that was all a part of the fun" Bianca

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Image of 'Welcome to Tennis' Open Day. We joined in!

'Welcome to Tennis' Open Day. We joined in!

A fun day had by beginners and passionate tennis players 10 - 70 years old!

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Image of Out There Sailing for Teens. We joined in!

Out There Sailing for Teens. We joined in!

'It's so exciting to have these new opportunities for our kids' - Vanessa (mum)

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Image of AFL Hawks Blind Footy Holiday Clinic. We joined in!

AFL Hawks Blind Footy Holiday Clinic. We joined in!

A great experience for the kids joining Hawks AFL Blind player Ned Brewer-Maiga.

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Image of Cheltenham Pioneer Cemetery & Cheltenham Park Walk. We joined in!

Cheltenham Pioneer Cemetery & Cheltenham Park Walk. We joined in!

A sunny day, friends, a historical tour, a walk, a poodle and a lovely lunch.

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Image of Watch our Vision loss awareness training videos

Watch our Vision loss awareness training videos

Watch these 2 'Opening Doors' tutorial videos to help you to include people with vision loss meaningfully.

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Image of Bringing home a new sponsor

Bringing home a new sponsor

JK Gill supports Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria

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Image of New contemporary look for Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria logo

New contemporary look for Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria logo

New branding reflects the inclusive and welcoming nature of BSRV

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Image of Maurice Gleeson OAM talks to Carrie Bickmore and Tommy

Maurice Gleeson OAM talks to Carrie Bickmore and Tommy

Listen to a podcast of our President, Maurice talking to Carrie and Tommy about his life challenges.

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Drawn together by a shared sense of humour and compassion

Mr Charlie Pickering is the new co-Patron of Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria alongside Mr John Landy AC, former Governor of Victoria

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Blind Tennis Program Wins Award

Most Outstanding Inclusion Initiative - Victorian Blind Tennis Program

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Children with vision loss need your help...

Make a tax-deductible donation to assist children who are blind or vision impaired now.

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Image of International Blind Tennis Association President Announced

International Blind Tennis Association President Announced

Maurice Gleeson OAM appointed as President

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Join our Vision Loss Awareness workshops

Limited spaces available - Zoom workshops!

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