2014 News Archive
Playing blind football and kicking goals
Tuesday 23/12/2014The sport of blind football is very much in its infancy in Australia and until recently, adults who are blind or vision impaired in Melbourne were not
Tuesday 23/12/2014Disability Sports Victoria is currently running a pilot program called The Pegasus Program. Disability Sports Victoria has recognised that there is a
Solve Disability Solutions
Tuesday 23/12/2014Solve Disability Solutions (formerly TADVIC) is a not-for-profit organisation that makes and modifies equipment for people with disabilities whose nee
YMCA Whittlesea Camping Program
Monday 22/12/2014YMCA Whittlesea offers specialised “On the Go Adventures” for teenagers who have a disability. These very enjoyable camps are run each month except J
Para-cycling World Championships
Thursday 18/12/2014Para-Cycling World Champions To Take To Melbourne This Weekend No less than three reigning Para-cycling track world champions will take to the boards
Snowboarding; a passion
Wednesday 17/12/2014Michelle Salt was a member of Canada’s first ever Paralympic Games snowboard team in 2014. She was the only Canadian in women’s competition and place
Kicking goals with Blind Football!
Monday 15/12/2014The sport of blind football is very much in its infancy in Australia and until recently, adults who are blind or vision impaired in Melbourne were not
Chairskating: All you need is wheels!
Monday 15/12/2014David Lebuser is an extreme athlete and the first professional wheelchair skater in Germany. He also hosts regular wheelchair skating workshops around
Now I can play MY WAY!
Thursday 11/12/2014Wednesday December 3rd marked the 2014 International Day of People with a Disability; in celebration, Reclink Australia’s AAA Play hosted an exciting
Doncaster Hockey Club paving the way for inclusive hockey!
Thursday 11/12/2014December 3 marked the 23rd International Day of People with a Disability. This special day aims to promote an understanding of people with disability
WhiSKHA Child and Teen school holiday programs: Summer 2015
Tuesday 09/12/2014Are you looking for fun activities for your child or teen to do over the Summer school holidays? Look no further than the WhiSKHA Child and Teen schoo
Junior Judo: Delivering benefits for children with vision impairments
Monday 08/12/2014Micah is a young boy who has been involved in many sporting programs offered by Blind Sports Victoria. Some of the programs include gymnastics, soc
The Future of Sport
Friday 05/12/2014I stumbled upon this article written in the Huffington Post. I thought it was a great read, and reflects our beliefs here at AAA Play how sport can b
Community Forum: Activating Clearwood Drive Reserve
Thursday 27/11/2014This is your chance to shape the future activities at Clearwood Drive Reserve, Truganina Wyndham City is holding a forum to discuss which activities t
Bowling 101 Program Launch
Wednesday 26/11/2014Tenpin Bowling Australia and Tenpin Bowling Victoria (VicTenpins) would like to invite you to join them at the launch of a new participation program –
Sports and disability: Engaging with a wider audience
Wednesday 26/11/2014We asked Bernadette McGrady, Inclusion Advisor at the Information Access Group, to share her insights on accessible communication and how sports clubs
Inclusive Hockey - Come and Try!
Wednesday 26/11/2014In partnership with the Moonee Valley Council, the Essendon Hockey Club are hosting an inclusive and accessible 'come and try' hockey experience. Peop
Tuesday 25/11/2014What is YMCA Escapes? YMCA Escapes is a safe, inclusive and supported group travel experience for adults with extra support needs. YMCA Escapes is a
Villa Maria Out & About Family Fun Day
Thursday 20/11/2014Bring the whole family to this FREE all abilities, all ages event celebrating community participation and accessibility on Sunday November 30th betwee
Gymnastics Social Inclusion Week
Thursday 20/11/2014With Social Inclusion Week running from Saturday 22nd to Sunday 30th November, now is the time to invite the community to come and try gymnastics at a
Now I can play MY WAY!
Thursday 13/11/2014AAA Play is hosting an exciting and unique event to celebrate the International International Day of People with Disability 'Now I can play My Way' is
Special Olympics Young Athletes
Wednesday 12/11/2014Special Olympics are holding a Come and Try session for all the Young Athletes out there! Come and join us for a one hour Young Athletes Come and Try
Special Olympics gymnast named Sportsperson of the Year
Monday 10/11/2014Gymnastics Victoria would like to congratulate Special Olympics rhythmic gymnast Fiona Taylor of Eastern Gymnastics Club, who was awarded the City of
We get what we focus on
Monday 10/11/2014AAA Play Ambassador, Elle Steele's newest blog entry! To read more from Elle, see her website by clicking on ElleSteele It feels like yesterday was t