The Victorian Health Promotion Foundation, best known as VicHealth, works in partnership with Calisthenics Victoria to provide school based Calisthenic programs to children of all abilities. One of VicHeatlhs main objectives is to make health a central part of our daily lives.
For more information on VicHealth visit their website.
Australian Sports Commission
The ASC is Australia’s primary national sports administration and advisory agency, and the cornerstone of a wide-ranging sports system. On behalf of the Australian Government, the ASC plays a central leadership role in the development and operation of the Australian sports system, administering and funding innovative sport programs and providing leadership, coordination and support for the sports sector. The ASC partners with Calisthenics Victoria to provide Active After School Communities Programs. For more information on the ASC visit their website.
CVI has developed a strong partnership with Leisure Networks through our PICSAR Project. Leisure Networks is a community focused Regional Sports Assembly who work to promote and strengthen community sport, recreation and health opportunities for people of all abilities across the Barwon Region of Victoria. Leisure Networks has a strong focus on supporting young people with disabilities. To find out more about Leisure Networks visit their website.
Leisure Link Up
Leisure Link Up operates the Access for All Abilities program.
This program aims to build the capacity of the sport and recreation sector to provide increased active participation opportunities for people of all abilities. The program achieves this by using a community development approach, working with various communities, clubs and organisations, to influence local level planning and increase:
Community awareness of people with disabilities
Inclusive and accessible sport and recreation environments, activities and events
Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infastructure - Sport and Recreation
Sport and Recreation Victoria (SRV) works to get more people involved in the community through sport and recreation. SRV assists the sport and recreation sector to develop and improve community sport and recreation facilities throughout Victoria. The SRV unit also works to attract and organise major sports events in Melbourne and regional Victoria. It coordinates the funding and development of National and State level sports facilities and supports elite sport training and development.
Sport and Recreation Victoria provides grants and funding to support groups from local community clubs through to elite level.
From 2012-2015 Sport and Recreation Victoria have funded Calisthenics Victoria Inc. through the Victorian’s More Active Program, providing more opportunities for all Victorian’s to get involved in sport and recreation activities.
Calisthenics Victoria has developed a partnership with VICSRAPID through the VicHealth State Sporting Association Participation Project funding, promoting inclusive calisthenics. VICSRAPID is a Victorian, non-profit, community-based organisation formed to promote community sport and recreation to enhance the lifestyle of people with disabilities.
vicsport is Victoria’s peak body for sport and recreation. They are an independent member-based organisation who have partnered with Calisthenics Victoria through the VicHealth State Sporting Association Participation Project and assisted in areas such as coach education and club capacity building. vicsport supports over 16,000 clubs and associations statewide, and over 1.8 million participants, workers and volunteers in the sport and active recreation sector.
Blind Sports Victoria
Calisthenics Victoria has also developed a partnership with Blind Sports Victoria through the VicHealth State Sporting Association Participation Project funding. Blind Sports Victoria assists blind and vision impaired Victorians to lead an active, healthy lifestyle through sport and active recreation, by providing access to sport and recreation community programs and services. They also provide assistance in education opportunities to coaches, adjudicators and clubs.