Ballarat parkrun

Email: 
ballarat@parkrun.com
Category: 
Athletics
Bushwalking Hiking or Walking
General fitness
Running
Location: 
Victoria Park
1600 Sturt Street
3350 Ballarat
Australia
AU
Region: 
Central Highlands - Sports Central
Description: 

parkrun is a free weekly community event held at 8.00am every Saturday morning that is coordinated entirely by volunteers where you can walk, jog, run or wheel five (5) kilometres, volunteer or just spectate and socialise. It is a friendly inclusive event that welcomes everyone, encourages intergenerational exchange and promotes a healthy and community engaged lifestyle that the entire family can enjoy together. Each parkrun course is different. Please check that this parkrun event is suitable for your personal accessibility requirements via the contact details above.

Ararat parkrun

Email: 
ararat@parkrun.com
Category: 
Athletics
Bushwalking Hiking or Walking
General fitness
Running
Location: 
Alexandra Gardens Park
Beveridge Street & Girdlestone Street
3377 Ararat
Australia
AU
Region: 
Central Highlands - Sports Central
Description: 

parkrun is a free weekly community event held at 8.00am every Saturday morning that is coordinated entirely by volunteers where you can walk, jog, run or wheel five (5) kilometres, volunteer or just spectate and socialise. It is a friendly inclusive event that welcomes everyone, encourages intergenerational exchange and promotes a healthy and community engaged lifestyle that the entire family can enjoy together. Each parkrun course is different. Please check that this parkrun event is suitable for your personal accessibility requirements via the contact details above.

Special Olympics Ballarat Club

Email: 
ballarat.secretary@specialolympics.com.au
Category: 
Special Olympics
Location: 
3350 Ballarat North , VIC
Australia
Victoria AU
Region: 
Central Highlands - Sports Central
Description: 

Special Olympics volunteers provide sports opportunities for all people with an intellectual disability regardless of their skills, and they do this every week in communities right across Australia. 

While some Special Olympics athletes strive to win medals, others enjoy the chance to get active, have fun, make friends and be part of a family. Whatever their motivation, we cater for them by providing meaningful sports programs delivered within a supportive environment where people with an intellectual disability are accepted and can feel proud.

Freedom Wheels Bike Clinic (FREE) Ballarat

Email: 
freedomwheels@solve.org.au
Phone: 
1300 663 243
Contact: 
Sunny Mellor
Category: 
Bike Riding, BMX & Cycling
Location: 
MARS Minerdome
Cnr. Dowling St & Grevillea Rd
3355 Wendouree , VIC
Australia
Victoria AU
Region: 
Central Highlands - Sports Central
Description: 

Freedom Wheels assessment dates may have been impacted by the COVID-19 restriction. Please contact the Solve Disability Solutions office on 1300 663 243 to confirm service availability, or email freedomwheels@solve.org.au

 

Freedom Wheels is a state-wide cycling service for people of all ages living with disability. Our team of occpational therapists specialise in assistive technology for sport and recreational activities, and work one-on-one with each rider to help them achieve their goals. Our free assessments ensure everyone has the opportunity to ride a bike. Each Freedom Wheels bike is built to each individual's height and weight, as well as physical and cognitive abilities. Our customised bikes and supports give children and adults with disability the confidence and freedom to ride a bike. Our therapy team also offers skills training packages to ensure each rider has the skills they need to safely ride a bike. Freedom Wheels customised bikes and training packages are covered under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). To book your free assessment and start riding, visit www.freedomwheels.org.au/start-riding 2020 Ballarat Dates: Monday, 4 May 2020 (get in touch for additional date options in your area)

Accessible Car Spaces: 
1
Companion Card Accepted: 
Yes
Carer Card Discounts: 
Yes
Accessible Changerooms: 
Yes
Changing Places: 
No
Hydrotherapy Pool: 
Yes
Pool Hoist: 
Yes
Ramps to access pools: 
Yes
Aquatic Wheelchair: 
Yes, 1 standard, 1 bariatric
Wheelchair accessible entry and exit: 
Yes
Lift Access: 
Yes
Accessible Gym Equipment: 
Yes
Staff Trained to offer Accessibility Assistance: 
Trained Swim Teachers in the areas of access and inclusion