Many people with disability would like to participate in
sport and recreation however there is uncertainty about how to get started, the
type of sports available, the accessible equipment needs, financial barriers, nervousness
about being accepted by peers and physical accessibility of venues. Transport
to and from programs is often another barrier associated with reduced and
can SportRec Access help?
We are a FREE one-stop-shop service that links Victorians
with disability to sport and recreation opportunities.
Our team of trained SportRec Navigators assist
individuals to access the most appropriate sport and recreation opportunities
according to their interest and needs.
is a basic human right to which everyone is entitled, regardless of their
sport in programs has a number of health outcomes for the individual
-Overall better quality of life
-Reduced risk of chronic diseases
-Reduced hospital re-admissions
-Prevention of secondary injuries and future disabilities
-Decreased risk of depression, suicide and chronic mental
-Improved mental alertness, concentration and memory
-Improved educational opportunities through increased
literacy, numeracy and cognitive development
For more information about SportRec Access or to use the
free service, contact the team on 1800 BE IN IT (23 46 48) or email@example.com.
ISP Facilitator Brochure
Become a DSR Associate Member (Free)
Building Health Through Sport - VicHealth
Burden of Disease Study - Victorian Department of Health
Physical Activity & Health - Center for Disability Control and Prevention
Global Recommendations on Physical Activity for Health - World Health Organisation