Category Archives: News

Engaging older people in physical activity: Self-Assessment Tool and Resources

May 14 2019, News

The Victorian Active Aging Partnership has developed and tested a Self-Assessment Tool and Resources (SaTR) to assist organisations and groups to review and reflect on current programs and activities, to think about what you are doing and what improvements could be made. The SaTR can be used as a guide for establishing physical activity programs […]

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National Volunteer Week Launch

May 14 2019, News

All our valued volunteers in sport and active recreation are invited to the 2019 National Volunteer Week Launch. Date: Monday 20th May Time: 10:00am to 11:30am Venue: St Patricks Hall – Dawson Street, Ballarat Morning tea and entertainment provided. An opportunity to celebrate the impact of volunteer service on our community and to say thank […]

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NEW – Six a Side Football for children with a disability

May 13 2019, News

AAA Sport Ballarat launched their first full program of Six A Side Football for children with a disability aged 7 – 17 years old. The pilot program, delivered last year in partnership with Ballarat Bulldogs and Sports Central, was designed as an introduction to playing football and proved popular with children who had done a […]

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New gymnastics program for young people

May 13 2019, News

Gym4Me is an exciting new program launching at Ballarat Aquatic and Leisure Centre (BALC) for young people aged 12-17 years. Gym4Me is inclusive of all abilities, non-competitive, social and most importantly – FUN!  Gym4Me launches at BALC on 30th May and will run until 27th June 2019 (5 sessions). 92% of young people in Australia do not […]

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Positive Coaching – A FREE Education Session!

May 10 2019, News, Uncategorized

Sports Central and Football Victoria are proud to offer a FREE ‘Positive Coaching’ education session for all sports coaches.  The session will be delivered by Sport and Life Training (SALT), a not-for-profit health promotion organisation with a vision “To Transform Australian Culture Through Sport.” Times have changed and so have young people.  The old fashioned […]

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Free CPR training for Ballarat community and sporting clubs

April 30 2019, News

Heartbeat Ballarat is a peer support group for people living with cardiac illness.  The group is offering free CPR training for community and sporting club members. The training is delivered by certified cardiac nurse Linda MacAuley. The ideal group size 15 to 25 people and participants need to be aged above 13.  All the supplies […]

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