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.
Get Active Victoria is inspiration for all Victorians – to move more, every day. There is an ever-growing range of resource of ideas, tips and tools on how to be more active – there is something for everyone.
VICSWIM focuses on learn to swim and water safety skills at pool 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.
On 1 November 2020, the Victorian Government announced $21 million over two years for the Get Active Kids Voucher Program. The Program is a Victorian first and will provide support to under-represented groups experiencing barriers to participation in sport and recreation.