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Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria

Contact

Name: Susan Marshall

Position: Administration Manager

Email: info@blindsports.org.au

Website: http://www.blindsports.org.au

Address

454 Glenferrie Rd

Kooyong VIC 3144

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Our Mission / Objective

Blind Sports and Recreation Victoria (BSRV) enhances the lives of people throughout Victoria who are blind or vision impaired through sport and recreation. Since our establishment in 1977 we have evolved into a small but thriving charity, which is setting the benchmark for blind sport and recreation in Australia. Supporting more than 1,200 members, we encourage people with no or low vision of all ages and backgrounds to lead more healthy and active lifestyles.

Projects in Progress

BSRV support over 30 sporting and recreational activities for both juniors and adults.   Some of the activities we provide and support include:

  • Blind Tennis
  • Walk in the Park
  • Fitness Programs
  • Swimming Programs
  • Walking with Willpower (volunteer matched with participant for walks in local area)
  • Active Teens Program
  • AFL
  • Goalball
  • Cricket
  • Lawn Bowls
  • Indoor Bias Bowls
  • Running 
  • Soccer
  • Snow Skiing
  • Tenpin Bowling
  • Vision Impaired Table Tennis (Swish)

Our People

CEO

Maurice Gleeson, President

Names of Board Members

Gillian Manson, Vice President

Jane Florindo, Treasurer

Tessa Sullivan, Executive Member

Kaye Speed,  Secretary

Number of Employees

6

Number of Volunteers

500+

Registration Information

ABN

42 609 420 605

Tax Deductible

Yes

How to help us

General Donations

Your donation will help people who are blind and vision impaired get active and lead independent and socially engaged lives.  

https://www.blindsports.org.au/donate

Work with us

Volunteer with us

Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organisation and without their help we would not exist.  We have many volunteering opportunities available – have a look at our website or call us for more information.

https://www.blindsports.org.au/volunteer

Our Annual Reports

Our Mission / Objective

Blind Sports and Recreation Victoria (BSRV) enhances the lives of people throughout Victoria who are blind or vision impaired through sport and recreation. Since our establishment in 1977 we have evolved into a small but thriving charity, which is setting the benchmark for blind sport and recreation in Australia. Supporting more than 1,200 members, we encourage people with no or low vision of all ages and backgrounds to lead more healthy and active lifestyles.

Projects in Progress

BSRV support over 30 sporting and recreational activities for both juniors and adults.   Some of the activities we provide and support include:

  • Blind Tennis
  • Walk in the Park
  • Fitness Programs
  • Swimming Programs
  • Walking with Willpower (volunteer matched with participant for walks in local area)
  • Active Teens Program
  • AFL
  • Goalball
  • Cricket
  • Lawn Bowls
  • Indoor Bias Bowls
  • Running 
  • Soccer
  • Snow Skiing
  • Tenpin Bowling
  • Vision Impaired Table Tennis (Swish)

Our People

CEO

Maurice Gleeson, President

Names of Board Members

Gillian Manson, Vice President

Jane Florindo, Treasurer

Tessa Sullivan, Executive Member

Kaye Speed,  Secretary

Number of Employees

6

Number of Volunteers

500+

Registration Information

ABN

42 609 420 605

Tax Deductible

Yes

How to Help us

General Donations

Your donation will help people who are blind and vision impaired get active and lead independent and socially engaged lives.  

https://www.blindsports.org.au/donate

Work with us

Volunteer with us

Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organisation and without their help we would not exist.  We have many volunteering opportunities available – have a look at our website or call us for more information.

https://www.blindsports.org.au/volunteer

Our Annual Reports

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