Welcome to Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria
We create, develop and support sporting and recreational activities for people who are blind or vision impaired.
In Episode 2 of our ‘Inspiring Insights’ series, we asked Maree Fenech about her story and experiences playing in the vision impaired lawn bowls state and national team. Maree enlightened us on what motivates her each day and her great achievements in the sport to date. Well done Maree. Background I am 71 years […]
Visually and hearing impaired Paratriathlete Jonathan Goerlach, suffers from Usher Syndrome Type II, meaning he has moderate hearing loss, no peripheral vision, is night-blind and has only tunnel vision. But having discovered a passion for Paratriathlon, he’s also discovered a passion for winning. And with the Paralympics firmly in his sights, he’s working hard to […]
5 blind and vision impaired athletes returned home in May from Alicante, Spain having competed in the 1st international blind tennis tournament. Thanks to the generosity of many individual and organisations such as Tennis Australia, Tennis Victoria, UFS Pharmacies, Primary Club and Vision Australia, the Australian tennis players made history as the first Australian team […]
Students undertaking the event management diploma at Swinburne University have been busy organising awareness and fundraising opportunities for BSRV. On Thursday 25 May they were hard at work with a sausage sizzle and great coffee at the Hawthorn campus. Nets were set up for those keen to try blind soccer and many participants discovered it’s […]