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Return to Play Fact Sheets
In line with the recent move to ease some restrictions from 11:59pm May 31, Sport and Recreation Victoria has released a number of useful fact sheets for community sport and active recreation clubs / organisations to use. The fact sheets outline the expectations of players, volunteers, coaches and clubs / facility operators. You can download […]Read more.
Tackling the Stigma
The physical health benefits of sport and active recreation participation are well known and discussed. Mental health on the other hand, is not as commonly discussed at a community sport level. 🏋️♂️🚴♀️ There are a multitude of mental health benefits obtained by participating in sport and active recreation. 💓 The topic is shrouded by stigma […]Read more.
Regional Sport Victoria Are Hiring
The Youth Engagement Coordinator of RSV is responsible for collaborating with the 9 RSAs, to ensure that youth in regional Victoria can actively be engaged as designers, deliverers & participants of sport and active recreation programs & opportunities in their communities. Working with the nine (9) member RSAs, the key focus areas will be to: […]Read more.
Tackling the Stigma Webinar
Sport and active recreation plays a central role in Australian culture, and this is evident in participation numbers across the country. In 2019, 82.5% of adults participated in sport or physical activity. (Source) We are all aware that participation in sport results in direct benefits for physical and mental health. Community sporting clubs, associations, and […]Read more.
Regional Sport Victoria 3-Part Webinar Series
Regional Sport Victoria (RSV) is the peak body that provides advocacy and leadership for nine Regional Sports Assemblies (RSA) across the state of Victoria. We’ve got together to develop a 3-part Community Sport Webinar Series – which is available for clubs FREE of charge. Session 1 – Thursday May 21Financial Management for Community Sporting Clubs […]Read more.
Return to Play for Community Sport and Active Recreation
The Victorian Chief Health Officer has approved that from 11:59pm on 12 May 2020, some community sport and active recreation activities can resume according to the following rules: Participants can gather outdoors in groups of no more than 10 (or people from the same household), plus a coach or the minimum number of support staff […]Read more.