Access for All Abilities
In this article:
- sporting clubs or facilities
- people with disabilities
- parents or carers
- community members
- you don’t have to be a City of Casey resident
- any age, gender
By getting involved you can:
- participate in the game or activity
- cheer and support
About Access for All Abilities
The Access for All Abilities Program is an initiative of the Department of Planning and Community Development - Sport and Recreation Victoria.
The Casey Access for All Abilities program is located within the City of Casey Council.
Access for All Abilities providers promote and encourage a range of sport and recreation opportunities across the state from basketball to cricket, walking, Australian Rules football, soccer, sailing and lawn bowls.
- a variety of ideas and contacts to get you active and involved
- links to organised activities at local facilities
- timely and up to date advice on the latest sport and recreation opportunities in your area
- pathways to sport and recreation opportunities from a community to an elite level
- opportunities to be trained and undertake roles to coach, umpire and volunteer as a sports administrator
Access for All Abilities providers can offer local clubs:
- assistance in getting more people with a disability involved in your club
- insight into the sport and recreation interests of people with a disability in the area
- grant information and support with applications
- disability awareness training for coaches, officials and volunteers
- advice on how to make your club more accessible and
- inclusive promotion of your club's inclusive programs and opportunities
Access for All Abilities providers are professionals working at a community level to develop inclusive sport and recreation opportunities for people of all abilities.
The Access for All Abilities Program has three objectives which are to:
- promote awareness of the benefits of active participation and provide support for inclusive sport and recreation environments
- influence the planning and development of accessible and inclusive sport and recreation environments, programs and events and
- foster and develop partnerships to enhance access and inclusion in the sport and recreation sector.
For more infrmation about the program in other regions please contact Sport and Recreation Victoria.
Access for All Abilities Newsletter
Access for All Abilities newsletter is your link to City of Casey sports clubs and facilities that are inclusive of people with disability and their families.
In this issue:
- Casey All Abilities Sports Carnival
- Ongoing Activities at Casey Sports Clubs and Leisure Facilities
- The Stars Cricket Family Day
- Casey Australia Day Awards
- Inclusive Sport and Recreation Opportunities Guide
- Mental Health and Wellness Evening
- Volunteer Inclusion Project
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If you would like to tell us about your experiences being involved in sport and recreation, please contact the All Abilities Team, we would love to hear you and feature your experiences in our next newsletter.