We offer a range of team and individual sport and recreation programs for people of any ability. Explore the options now.
There are many different ways you can get involved - read about them here.
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Come and join the fun at one of our social sport and recreation activities for kids and teens who are blind or have low vision.
From gym-based activities, through to football, tennis, spin, swimming and holiday activities, there is something for everyone – and you don’t need to be fit or have any experience to join in.
Choose from programs in different areas of Melbourne – most of which are held after school or on weekends.
Come and meet others in your age group in a relaxed and informal setting. You are welcome to bring a friend or family member if you wish.
Make sure you keep up to date by joining our mailing list and by regularly checking our news and events for current and upcoming sports, recreation and art programs.
If you would like more information, find out what's on in your area or tell us what activity or sport you would like to try please give us a call on 03 9822 8876 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also check the activities and programs listed below and then join us and join in.
BSRV School Holiday Activities
You're invited to join Miriam’s contact list so you're kept up to date with fun school holiday programs and activities.
email@example.com or phone (03) 9822 8876
Junior Swimming Program
Ruyton Girls School, Kew
Sundays during school term
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (03) 9822 8876
Junior Tennis Program
Melbourne Park Tennis Centre, Melbourne
Fridays 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Contact email@example.com or phone (03) 9822 8876
(Other programs in Lalor & Cheltenham)
Junior Gymnastics Program
Essendon Keilor Gymnastics Academy, Airport West
Contact Christy Hemphill firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (03) 9336 4077
(For the other programs in Bendigo & Ballarat please contact email@example.com or phone (03) 9822 8876
Junior Judo Program
Yuki Judo, Strathmore Heights
Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays
Contact Claudio firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 0448 514 104
Junior Goalball Program
Scotch College, Hawthorn
Saturday afternoons fortnightly
Contact Brooke email@example.com
Junior AFL Program
Action Indoor Sports Centre, Tullamarine
Contact Nicholas Holloway firstname.lastname@example.org or go to Energy Safe Victorian Blind Football League | AFL Victoria
(Programs in Hawthorn, St Kilda, Essendon & Footscray)
Junior Cricket Program
Charlie Bradley Pavilion, Kooyong
Dates vary from October to February
Contact Jodi Wilson on email@example.com
Junior Soccer Program
Paul Wade Field 7/8, Albert Park
Contact Skip Fulton firstname.lastname@example.org
Below you can catch what some other teens have said about being involved in blind sports:
Tyra – Aged 15 - Blind Tennis
“I like playing blind tennis because it’s fun and it allows me to try the different activities. It was easy for me to understand and the coach made it interesting. When I play tennis, I feel more confident in knowing what to do and it motivates me to play even more.”
Bailey – Aged 14 – Blind Football (Soccer)
“Blind soccer is great, we train on a fantastic pitch with awesome coaches. I have met many other people with vision impairments, and sometimes their guide dogs too. Last year some of the players I met travelled to Malaysia and India to play. Dad and I followed their progress on Facebook. It was really cool, and maybe one day I might get the opportunity to travel and play too.”
Steve Obeid – Vision impaired football
- Now a member of the Australian vision impaired football team -
“I had never been involved with blind sports before taking part in blind football in my teens. But now I love that there are so many sports to play and I am involved in AFL Blind and Blind Cricket as well. Finding blind and vision impaired football felt like a second chance at playing a sport I grew up playing and loved passionately – and now I train with the National squad. Blind football has allowed me to achieve a lifelong goal.
What I really love about playing blind football, is that I have made heaps of long-term friends who I catch up with regularly on and off the field; as well as having the opportunity to be part of the National squad and train regularly with my friends".
Jarryd Clifford – Vision impaired runner
- First competed in the 2016 Paralympics aged 17 years -
- Now 2019 World Champion in 1500m and 5000m T13 events and 1500m World Record holder -
“I feel really lucky to have pursued running. All my best mates come from the running world. Sport is a great opportunity to meet new people with similar interests. Running is the purest sport in the world. You feel a sense of freedom and, for me, it is an escape from some of the daily challenges of living with a vision-impairment”.
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