It’s amazing how far Australian women in sport have come. But we’re still far from fair. Now is the time to change that.
Active recreation is leisure time physical activity undertaken outside of structured, competition sport. It is a set of activities within the wider range of physical activity options that also include active living, active transport and sport.
The Ride2School Program encourages children to be more active by riding their bikes, walking, scooting or skating to school, and complements the Government’s commitment to promoting cycling as a sustainable and active transport option.
Sport and Recreation Victoria is working to inspire women and girls to participate and become leaders in sport at all levels.
Victorians of every age and ability are being encouraged to move at home and commit to 30 minutes of physical activity a day during the 2020 Premier’s Active April challenge.
VICSWIM focuses on learn to swim and water safety skills, both in pools and open water venues across the state.
Sport and Recreation Victoria is getting on with initiatives that create more participation opportunities for all Victorians, including building a more sustainable and inclusive sport and recreation sector in the following ways:
The Sport Participation Research Project looks at sport participation trends from 2015–17 from 12 major Victorian state sporting associations, representing Australian football, basketball, bowls, cricket, football (soccer), golf, gymnastics, hockey, netball, sailing, swimming and tennis.