Aquatics & Swimming

Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria support a number of junior and adult aquatic and swimming programs across Melbourne.


Adult Gym and Aquatics Program (Dandenong)

 

Join this friendly and welcoming group of adults for a weekly session of water aerobics or low impact gym work, followed by a BYO lunch and an afternoon game of Swish if you are keen!  The aerobics and gymnasium work is offered on alternative Mondays and is led by an experienced and qualified fitness professional.  The Swish game is for those who wish to have a play after lunch.  Attend every week or on a casual basis.

Date and Time

Every Monday during school terms (excluding public holidays)

Aquatics/Gym – 11am until midday, Lunch and Swish – midday until 2pm

Location

Dandenong Oasis

Cnr Heatherton Road & Cleeland Street, Dandenong

Contact for Details

info@blindsports.org.au or call 9822 8876

 

Junior Swimming Program (Kew)

 

This Vision Impaired Swimming Program offers preschool and primary school children, who are blind or vision impaired, individual swimming lessons aiming to establish a range of early skills to ensure they feel confident and safe around water.

2018 Dates

Term 1 - 7 weeks
Feb      4, 11, 18 and 25
March   4, 11, 18 and 25
Term 2 - 10 weeks
April    15, 22 and 29
May     6, 13, 20 and 27
June    3, 17 and 24  ( 10th Queens Birthday)
Term 3 - 9 weeks
July    22 and 29
Aug     5, 12, 19 and 26
Sept    2, 9 and 16
Term 4 - 11 weeks
Oct   14, 21 and 28
Nov   11, 18 and 25  (4th Melbourne Cup )
Dec    2, 9 and 16

Location

Ruyton Girls School, 12 Selbourne Road, Kew

Contact for Details

info@blindsports.org.au or call 9822 8876

 

Junior and Adult Swimming Programs (Dandenong)

 

North Lodge Swimming Academy offers quality aquatic education to people of all ages who are blind or vision impaired in a safe, friendly and controlled environment.  Two pools offer optimal water quality and water depths suitable for all ages to be able to stand, feel comfortable and safe.  A team of fully qualified, experienced, passionate and caring instructors deliver a well structured and disciplined teaching program.

Date and Time

Saturday afternoons

Location

North Lodge Swimming Academy, 137 Stud Road, Dandenong

Contact for Details

info@blindsports.org.au or call 9822 8876

 

Adult Blind and Vision Impaired Program (Hawthorn)

 

If you are blind or vision impaired and interested in learning to swim, improve your swimming style or simply to enjoy the freedom of splashing around in lovely warm water, we would like to hear from you.  The SEDA swimming coaches will provide assistance to those learning to swim, through to those with well-developed skills.

Here is a video outlining this swimming program.

Date and Time

Tuesdays throughout August and September at 2pm (approx 45 minutes)

Location

Hawthorn Aquatics & Leisure Centre, 1 Grace Street Hawthorn

Contact for Details

info@blindsports.org.au or call 9822 8876