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Get your move on in your community

Find support and services for children and young people to be active in their community.

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has challenged us to find new ways to be active. Now more than ever we all have an important role to play in supporting children and young people to be active and set them up for an active life.

Find and join sport and recreation groups in your local community

Getting involved with our local communities across Victoria is a great way to help get moving.

With 16,000 sports clubs across 9,500 community sports facilities run by 580,000 volunteers, Victorian kids and teenagers can get moving in a variety of ways all across our state.

Contact your local council

Local councils across Victoria offer a range of recreation centres and services to help you get your move on.

Your Local council can also point you in the right direction to contact sport and recreation groups in your neighbourhood.

To find and contact your local council, visit Know Your CouncilExternal Link .

Disability sport and recreation

Access for All Abilities is committed to being a dedicated referral service for every person, no matter what the disability, to benefit from participating in sport and recreation.

Access for All Abilities can link each person up with a suitable sport or recreational activity based off individual needs and requirements, drawing on a network of sporting clubs, community groups, local governments, and disability specific sport providers.

To learn more, visit Access for All AbilitiesExternal Link .

LGBTIQA+ inclusion in sport

The Victorian Government aims to ensure all LGBTIQA+ people feel safe and confident to lead healthy and active lifestyles in inclusive environments.

Proud 2 Play actively work with the LGBTIQA+ community, sporting clubs and state and national sporting organisations to create participation opportunities, remove barriers and tackle discrimination and hostility in the sporting arena. These efforts help to make sport a welcoming environment for all to enjoy.

To learn more, visit Proud to PlayExternal Link .

Reviewed 07 December 2022

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