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Izzy faced her fears, conquered the cliff jump, and said "I now know I can do it!"
What a magic session of super sensory fun. Art with no rules.
VBCA and BSRV invite you to attend a centenary celebration on Friday 24th March 2023 at the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club.
Come along on Tuesday 7th February as we say thank you for your commitment to helping others.
Join our team in this integral role as Co-ordinator and Head Coach - Up to 4 hours, in Kew.
If you have been involved as a Blind Cricket player, volunteer or official, or know someone else who has, please get in touch.
Come and Zoom in to enjoy some gentle Yoga with BSRV's personal trainer Lauren. Get moving with us in 2023.
Join us twice a week for an online walk. Easy to follow and work at your own pace. Keep active with us in 2023.
The class will activate your energy - breathe and relax with soft flowing movements. Stay healthy with us in 2023.
Join personal trainer Lauren every Thursday for gentle online fitness sessions.
'Making a Splash' is fun and fitness for blind and vision impaired adults on Mondays 12 noon to 1pm.
Fun and fitness for blind and vision impaired adults where Staff are trained in sighted guiding. Classes resume 31 January 2022.
Individual swimming lessons which aim to establish a range of early skills to ensure they feel confident and safe around water.
BSRV's Ambassadors, Adam and Rob, were invited to be part of the announcement with Dylan Alcott and others.
Join us for a hit of tennis. Adapted to suit people with varying levels of vision impairment. We can't wait to meet you.
Join our Junior Blind Tennis Program. Bring your family, bring a friend and have a hit. Lots of fun. Get involved.
Put on your gloves and join a small group 'Boxing & Fitness' class. Equipment provided. Any fitness level.
A special FREE Summer Fitness Program to keep you active and relaxed 7 days a week in the comfort of your own home.
Returning for 2023. Join in on the fun and music with BSRV and Alan Bartlett.
Visitors were thrilled to learn about, and try, blind sports at the Vision Australia Family Fete.
Join Personal Trainer Denise for a weekly Wednesday class at 11am for adult participants who are blind and vision impaired.
Suitable for a range of fitness levels with a routine individually tailored to each participant.
Support someone with a vision impairment at the gym. Early mornings, late evenings or Tuesdays 3-4pm.
Join our Walking with Willpower program for weekly walks around Geelong. Training provided.
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.
An entertaining day with a few surprises along the way. We'll be back for more Geelong for sure!
A great opportunity to meet new people and join in on fun outings, delightful dinners, and wonderful walks.
Jane said “One of the best things I’ve ever done. Loved it! It was a spectacular adventure, typical of Blind Sports!"
The joys of history, nature and fish 'n' chips in Williamstown.
16 people who are blind or vision impaired brought three beautiful Christmas trees to life as a show of appreciation.
Discover the joy that the game of Swish brings Frank. Join us and join in.
Seeking volunteer umpires, lines people and ball fetchers at Moreland and Kooyong. Training and fun provided.
Wonderful recognition of the many people, programs and organisations who are dedicated to creating a more inclusive world.
An exceptional three days of high level action. Congratulations to all involved for such a wonderful event.
Terry's passion for travel and music is shared on his radio program with an international audience.
A mix of sensations from a tour of Interesting textures, unusual materials and amazing creativity.
With a fascinating history and sensational acoustics, our experience was magnificent.
A fun and delicious, kids cooking workshop... with sticky fingers and well-licked spatulas.
We loved seeing the sneaky ducks in with the chickens. An amazing day for all.
Riley, who loves to give others the opportunity to join in, shares how he came to be part of the BSRV family.
Our wonderful Ambassadors recognised for their dedication to making the world more inclusive for people with vision loss.
Through detailed tactile instructions, BSRV participants with the assistance of volunteers, crafted 1000 origami cranes as offerings of eternal happiness.
An exciting weekend with athletes from all over the country.
We're very happy to be partnering with VicHealth to support the health and wellbeing of young people!
Carmel shares her volunteering experience and her motivation for helping others.
The Chadstone Butler Service eased the stress of embarking on a shopping expedition for Ali, Rob and Phoebe.
Committed to her weekly tennis lessons, Olivia is making terrific progress at her local inclusive tennis club. Meet Olivia and her coach Simon.
BSRV is seeking a walking companion for a young man on weekly walks around Craigieburn. Training provided.
BSRV is seeking a tandem bike pilot for a BSRV member who is vision impaired. Join us.
BSRV is seeking a tandem bike pilot for a BSRV member who is vision impaired. Join us.
An interesting tour, from the heights of the Ponsford Stand to down on the hallowed turf. We loved it all.
Ballarat is full of history and interesting places to visit and explore. A great destination for a long or short stay.
Front row seats to see Charlie Pickering record his fabulous show 'The Weekly".
Dramatic waterfalls, rugged peaks, sheer cliffs and hidden trails... The Grampians had much to explore.
Emma Swann, our Forest therapy guide, together with co-guides Margaret and Rose lead a 'forest bathing' walk at Lysterfield Lake Park.
Having formed a close friendship, Mary loves her weekly walks and sharing stories with Cathy.
Enjoy a round of golf and support one of our keen golfers Wednesdays 9am-3pm at Brighton Golf Course.
With over 30 years of performing experience, Alan honed his craft performing on the streets of Melbourne as a one-man-band.
Our Virtual Health and Wellness Programs continue to provide sporting and recreational activities for people who are blind and vision impaired.
We were thrilled to hear that our range of virtual programs had won the Health and Well-being Category.
Learn how Peter is empowering others to enjoy cycling and how you can join in.
Prostitutes, illegitimate children, gangsters, rowdy soldiers, 'Sly Grog' and a life of crime. Melbourne - what a history!
A lovely day out filled with gorgeous scents plus interesting historical and botanical information.
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.
Lionel Lauch from Living Culture shared how this land has provided for a Millennium for all inhabitants.
An eye opening experience for students as they were blindfolded and had to rely on their other senses.
With her husband David as her ‘eyes on the green’, Lisa has become a champion at Blind Bowls.
BSRV is seeking a middle-aged female walking buddy to accompany a lady on weekly walks
Get on the ice for social skating, figure skating, speed skating, curling or ice-hockey.
It was a lovely day for a tour and tennis on the lawn court. Thanks TennisVic for the invite.
A celebration of the commitment and achievements of our participants, volunteers and our Board members.
A great event for locals to have a hit using the ‘bell balls’ and ‘vision googles’ and to see the touring Australian Open Trophies.
A lovely 4 kilometre walk with great company, scenery and friendships made on the first day of Summer.
This online workshop was full of dancing and fun - a great experience. "It was good for body and mind".
"I loved it all, from the warm up exercises, the drumming rhythms, to the clapping and dance steps and movements". Carol.
A guide to help you make swimming accessible for people who are blind or vision impaired.
Watch these 2 'Opening Doors' tutorial videos to help you to include people with vision loss meaningfully.
BSRV Vice President presented with a well deserved award in recognition of her dedication to volunteering.
A BIG thank you to those who voted for BSRV as part of the Parks Victoria Volunteering Innovation Fund.
Congrats to all the winners at the 2021 Victorian Disability Sport & Recreation Awards
Receiving the 2021 Price Waterhouse Coopers Volunteer of the Year Award is a well deserved recognition.
Awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) at Government House - A well deserved recognition for her dedication to helping others.
Awarded for his significant contribution to sport at the 2021 Victorian Tennis Awards.
Most Outstanding Inclusion Initiative for 2021!
ABC Radio Melbourne's feature reporter, Madi Chwasta, chats to Maurice about his life.
This Honour Roll is great recognition for exceptional individuals. Congratulations Maurice.
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.
We were very entertained by Robert's adventures and life of escapades!
Andy, a visually impaired nature connection practitioner took us through the chalk rivers and Chiltern hills near his home.
It was a wonderful opportunity to learn about Everton and Tegan's life in the country.
Weekly Aqua Fit Classes with a wonderfully enthusiastic instructor.
Time to reflect and be at one with nature. A wonderful experience at the Botanical Gardens.
An update from the Victorian Goalball Association. Tokyo and what's coming up for Goalball.
Read why Donna loves helping out and experiencing the company of friendly people.
BSRV are so grateful to benefit from the Nelson Alexander Foundation Day.
Congratulations Jane and thank you for your continued support of BSRV
A sunny day, friends, a historical tour, a walk, a poodle and a lovely lunch.
Lovely bushland with lots of birds and wildlife. A delightful day out.
We are proud to announce that Maurice is a finalist for the Lifetime Achievement Award in the 2021 Victorian Disability Awards.
New branding reflects the inclusive and welcoming nature of BSRV
JK Gill supports Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria
Listen to a podcast of our President, Maurice talking to Carrie and Tommy about his life challenges.
Mr Charlie Pickering is the new co-Patron of Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria alongside Mr John Landy AC, former Governor of Victoria
Make a tax-deductible donation to assist children who are blind or vision impaired now.
Maurice Gleeson OAM appointed as President
Most Outstanding Inclusion Initiative - Victorian Blind Tennis Program
Limited spaces available - Zoom workshops!
"Yes, I fell in a few times, but that was all a part of the fun" Bianca
A fun day had by beginners and passionate tennis players 10 - 70 years old!
'It's so exciting to have these new opportunities for our kids' - Vanessa (mum)
A great experience for the kids joining Hawks AFL Blind player Ned Brewer-Maiga.