The Sport for All Program is an inclusive sports programs for adults with disabilities, run by Melbourne Polytechnic Diploma of Sport Development students every Tuesday afternoon for twenty-five to thirty participants.
Melbourne Polytechnic successfully partners with a number of State sport associations, the Australian Sports Commission and the City of Darebin to run this program to get participants fit and active, and also provide them with a launching pad into existing inclusive community sport opportunities.
During 2014, the program has included netball, lawn bowls, and professional development sessions.
Melbourne Polytechnic Diploma of Sport Development students provide one-on-one support to the participants and learn important skills for working with people with disabilities.
The Grand Finale of the 2014 Sport for All Program was conducted on Tuesday 28 October and featured:
- Jack Attack - modified lawn bowls (Lawn Bowls Victoria)
- Award ceremony for 2014 participants.
Awards were presented with special guests in attendance from Australian Sports Commission, Bowls Victoria, City of Darebin.
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Media enquiries should be directed to the Melbourne Polytechnic Communications Officer, Anita Coia, on 03 9269 1251 or ua.ud1513150696e.tim1513150696n@aio1513150696catin1513150696a1513150696
Melbourne Polytechnic operates across six campuses and six specialist training centres throughout Melbourne’s north and south east plus a regional campus at Ararat. The institute delivers high quality vocational education in industry-standard facilities.
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Media enquiries should be directed to the NMIT Communications Officer, James Gardener.