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Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria and Tennis Victoria 



During school terms, a six-week blind tennis program, jointly developed by Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria, Tennis Victoria and Tennis Seniors Victoria is held on Friday nights at the National Tennis Centre on indoor courts.

People with varying level of vision impairment participate in the program, rotating through different tennis exercises with the support of volunteers. Various types of balls are used, including audible tennis balls and different sized and coloured balls.

Prior to the blind tennis program, people with total blindness had no access to any kind of tennis activity. Now, people from a wide range of backgrounds and ages are participating.

Participants can choose to play on a social basis or develop and improve their skills to play at a more elite level. We welcome everyone - of all ages and abilities!


Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria and Tennis Victoria are proud to continue the Junior Blind Tennis program. Children aged 5 to 15, who are blind or vision impaired, are invited to join us.  

Participants are instructed by qualified, professional coaches and all equipment is supplied.  Free parking is provided for parents of participants at the venue – Melbourne Park Tennis Centre.


Adults: Friday evenings commencing at 6.30pm to 8pm.

Juniors: Fridays evenings from 5.30pm to 6.30pm.

2024 term dates:
Term 1: 9th Feb – 22nd March
Term 2: 19th April – 28th June
Term 3: 19th July – 20th September
Term 4: 11th October – 13th December


Both adult and junior programs are held at the National Tennis Centre (Indoor Courts), which are located within the Melbourne Park precinct, opposite AAMI Park Stadium, next to Melbourne Arena.

Cost of activity:

Adults: Unemployed/Concessional: $60 per year. Employed: $80 per year.  Occasional participants: $5 per session

Juniors: $20 per term

Other locations:

Blind Tennis Junior Tennis programs are also available at Lalor, Keilor, Williamstown and Cheltenham.
Please enquire for further details by calling or emailing Blind Sports and Recreation Victoria:
03 9822 8876

Contact Person:

If you are interested in participating in this program or would like to volunteer your time to assist, please contact Susan Marshall by phone or email:
03 9822 8876


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