Have you ever wanted to give Ice Skating, Sled Hockey or Curling a go?

Now's your chance, at the Access All Abilities Give it a go! come and try event. This event is thanks to Scope, State Government of Victoria, O'Brien Group Arena and Ice Sports Victoria.

When: Wednesday 8 August, 10.30am - 12 midday

Where: O'Brien Group Arena, 105 Pearl River Road, Docklands

Cost: $10, which includes skate hire (companion card holders are free)

For more information head to icesportsvictoria.org.au

The Victorian Goalball Association are kick-starting their Winter Season with an all ages, all abilities come and try day. This is a great chance to meet experienced players, make new friends and try a new sport in a friendly, safe and controlled environment with expert staff to take you through the game step by step.

Played Goalball before? No worries, everyone can get involved! On the 14th of July, we will be hosting a Bring a Friend Barbecue Day. Bring your mates and introduce them to the sport of goalball! After your friends give goalball a go, please stay for a barbecue lunch and meet some of our experienced players. After lunch, we will be opening our winter season with a “Stay and Play!” One Day Competition that everyone is welcome to play in. Everyone will get a good go regardless of skill level. Compete in a single round-robin one day competition and fight for bragging rights against your friends! Prizes will be presented to the winners upon conclusion of the one day competition.


July 14th 2018

Bring A Friend Barbecue and Season Opener

Come & Try Session: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Noon

Barbecue lunch: 12:00 PM Noon – 1:00 PM

Stay and Play!: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM


Where: Scotch College Junior School Gym. Entry 7, Corner of Callantina Road and Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn

Getting There: 10 minute walk from Kooyong train station (Glen Waverley line) or alternatively, Tram #16 Stop 68 (Callantina Road / Glenferrie Road)

Cost: Free for Come and try - $5 for lunch. Drinks and chocolates available for $2 each.

What to Wear: Runners, tracksuit pants, and a comfortable top. Please note, there are changing facilities available at the venue.

What to Bring: Water bottle – friends.

Who can attend: Open to all ages, abilities and all levels of sight

To help us ensure there is enough food to go around, register via our website at: www.goalball.org.au/giveago/

Registrations will close 5 days prior to each event. We will be in contact with you soon to confirm your details and allocate you to a session. Please note: People who are playing in the one day competition / season opener. Teams will be decided on the day. .

For all other queries, please contact us at info@goalball.org.au or visit www.goalball.org.au


Wheelchair Sports Open Day

Saturday 14 July 10am – 1pm

This great event is for anyone to come along and have fun trying wheelchair sports.  No prior experience is required and sports wheelchairs will be provided on the day.

Bring along friends and family and have a great day participating with experienced sportsman to show you how it’s done.

Come and Try clinics:

10am – 11am

Basketball – Badminton – Handball

11am – 12pm

Rugby – Tennis – AFL

12 pm – BBQ

12:30pm – 1pm

AFL Wheelchair Exhibition match


To register go to http://www.springersleisurecentre.com.au/participate/sports-centre/wheelchair-open-day.html


Or www.springersleisurecentre.com.au

For the 1st time ever, Special Olympics Melbourne Eastern Ranges Club is hosting a FREE come and try night with Glow in the Dark Bocce balls.

We Welcome anyone with an intellectual diability (please bring a parent/carer). Raffle with great prizes including hampers and gift vouchers will be sold and won on the night! Free refreshments available for the athletes on the night!


Where: Knox Italian Community Club Inc. Knox Italian Bocce Cub

99 Karoo Rd, Rowville


When: Friday 17 August 2018. 6.30pm - 8.30pm


Please contact

Michael Migliaccio

0419 330 977



RSVP by 10 August 2018. Limited sports available so bookings are essential.

Come along to all abilities table tennis. The volunteer students of the Donald High School will give assistance to participants. All equipment is supplied. Players must wear flat footwear (no heels). Bring along your friends, all welcome!

When: Wednesdays 18th, 25th July and 8th, 15th August 2018 (no session on 1st August 2018)

Time: 10.15am-11.15am

Where: Donald Primary School, Walker Street, Donald, 3480

Contact: Rhonda Allen on 0427780109

The Harmony Cup Cricket Carnival and skills day is a fully accessible program in the Greater Shepparton City Council region, suitable for all ages and all abilities (Note - Activities do take place on grassed area). Participants can choose to either take part in a cricket match and/or skills clinic. There is also an All Abilities Cricket Training program leading up to the event!

Training will be held at Princess Park in Nixon St, Shepparton on 31 October and 7, 14, 21 & 28 November. Princess park has accessible toilets, lots of parking space and flat terrain both on and surrounding the venue. The venue for the Carnival is still to be confirmed.

The Harmony Cup Cricket Carnival will be held on Wednesday 5 December 2018.

For more details or to get involved, contact Jarryd at Valley Sport on 5831 8456 or email jarryd@valleysport.net.au.

Join us for the Southern Special Schools Sport Association Hockey Carnival day at the Knox Regional Football Centre on Friday, 15 June 2018 at 10:00am -2:00pm.

Over the past four years Hockey Victoria has been working on Access All Abilities programs with local schools in the Southern Specialist School Sport Association (SSSSA) and the Northern Specialist School Sport Association(NSSSA). Hockey Victoria staff and casual coaches have introduced hockey to the students, and provided education to the P.E teachers which has enabled them to embed hockey in their P.E curriculum.

On Friday 15th June Hockey Victoria are proud to be working with the Victorian Police to provide the SSSSA Students with the opportunity to interact with the police in a positive and supportive environment. The Victorian Police members will be umpiring the students game which will commence from 10:15am. The inspector of the local community engagement department will be bring down their patrol vehicles for an inactive zone. At 12:30pm Hockey Victoria’s Inaugural AA Aces state team will take on the Victorian Police Hockey team in a lunchtime showcase match. Followed by the SSSSA Hockey grand final match at 1:00pm and formal presentations at 1:30pm on the main pitch.

Hockey Victoria hope you are able to attend this great day out. AAA play will be streaming live on Facebook at 12.30pm for those who can't attend in person.

If you require more details, please contact AAA Play on 1800 222 842

Do you want you to share in the Pararoos journey towards the 2019 World Cup?

The Pararoos are Australia’s National Football Team in international 7-a-side competition for athletes with cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury or symptoms acquired from stroke. They inspire thousands of Australians every day and have partnered with the Small Sided Football Association (SSFA) to deliver the Pararoos Development Centre.

All abilities and age groups are welcome to participate in this free event and players will be assisted by Pararoos players.

When: Sunday 1 July 2018

Cost: Free

Contact: Jack Gillibrand on 9794 0066 or info@smallsidedfa.com

The annual BAM Allstars concert is on 17th June, at Frankston Arts Centre.

Our show this year is called "BAMboozled!" and we have around 100 students who are busily rehearsing and gearing up for a fabulous afternoon. The students can't wait to take to the stage, excitement is high, and we're hoping for a sold out concert this year! 

Date: 17 June 2018

Time: 2pm

Cost: $16

Contact: Bookings at www.thefac.com.au or 9784 1060.


Access All Abilities Bowls Term 2 BBQ 

Alphington Community Centre and Alphington Bowls Club are pleased to invite you to our end of term Bowls & BBQ celebration. This is a free event.

Date: Thursday 7th June

Time: 10am - 12 noon.

Contact: 9499 7227 if you have any questions and to RSVP.

We hope you will join us.