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Women’s Leadership in Sport – Meet Rhonda Tighe
Rhonda Tighe has been actively involved in the Ballarat Netball community for the last 40 years. Like many others, Rhonda was first involved with netball as a player, with her favourite sporting memory being winning a grand final whilst playing in the snow. From here Rhonda progressed onto become a coach, umpire, mentor and life […]Read more.
Healthy Eating and Active Living Prevention Think Tank
The Grampians Pyrenees Primary Care Partnership invite all sporting clubs within their catchment to come along to the Health Eating and Active Living Prevention Think Tank! The Grampians Pyrenees PCP recently held local Government area based health planning workshops in conjunction with local Government and health services. The outcomes from the workshops will be consolidated, […]Read more.
Defibrillators for Sporting Clubs and Facilities Program
The Defibrillators for Sporting Clubs and Facilities Program provides Victorian sporting clubs with the opportunity to acquire an automatic external defibrillator (also known as an ‘AED’) for their club or sports facility. Successful applicants receive an ‘Automatic External Defibrillator Package’. The package includes a high quality defibrillator, some basic training and a minimum of three […]Read more.
Ballarat Cricket Association – Changing The Game
The Ballarat Cricket Association has hosted the final round of the inaugural Under 13 Girls Competition. Last Friday night, the association hosted the final round of the Under 13 Girls Competition at Victoria Park. Throughout the six week competition, nine teams of girls took the oval to learn the skills of cricket whilst having fun with […]Read more.
Hydration & Nutrition Workshop for Clunes Sporting Group
Over the past 12 months Sports Central in partnership with Whitney Atkinson from Advanced Nutrition have been delivering workshops to local junior sporting groups, highlighting the importance of hydration and nutrition. The hydration component of the workshop outlines the facts about water, the sugar content of sweetened beverages and how to remain hydrated when playing […]Read more.
How Barefoot Bowls increased participation at Ballarat North Bowling Club
The Ballarat North Bowling Club have just wrapped up their four-week Barefoot Bowls Program. Late in 2016, the Ballarat North Bowling Club investigated ways to engage more with the local community and potentially attract new social players and members to the Club. Through discussions with their playing group and with Sports Central, the Club decided […]Read more.