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					   Inclusive Sport and Recreation - Hobsons Bay and Maribyrnong
                   Directory – July-September 2009

Activity         Contact Details July – September 2009 Directory

All Ages

Art Activities   Louis Joel Arts & Community Centre, 5 Sargood Street, Altona
                 9398 2511, email louisjl@bigpond.net.au
Autism Angels    This support group provides meetings, excursions, family days and
                 other activities, something to do on the weekends for people with
                 autism and their friends and families.
                 Sunday 4th May at 2.00pm at Cairnlea Community Hub, Deer Park
                 Primary School, Carmody Drive, Cairnlea, Brimbank. Contact Despina
                 on 0401 211 977 or email konariii2002@yahoo.com

BaseCamp         5 bedroom disability facility in Werribee. Sue Wild 9749 6357 or
3030             www.basecamp3030.com.au

Carers Group     Carers of People with Multiple Sclerosis meet monthly in Melbourne’s
                 west. Michele on 9449 2524.

Climbing         Cliffhanger Climbing Gym, Westgate Sports and Leisure Complex,
(Indoor)         corner Grieve Parade and Dohertys Road, Altona North 9369 6400 or
                 email info@cliffhanger.com.au

Dancing          Kerryn Academy Dancers, Baptist Hall, 26 Mason Street, Newport,
                 Elaine or Kerryn Costello 9391 5798

e-Bility Website A wide range of information, resources, services and products of
                 interest to people with a disability www.e-Bility.com

Fishing          Werribee South Fishing Club – annual bream classic in May. Phil
                 Walters on 0411 215 146.

Lacrosse         Altona Lacrosse Club, Paisley Park, Mason Street, Altona North, 0418
                 390 813 and email mzicman@iprimus.com.au
Activity         Contact Details July – September 2009 Directory

All Ages

Maribyrnong      Annual awards, celebrating local people with disabilities who regularly
Active Heroes    take part in sport or recreation activities in Maribyrnong. Contact Cath
Awards           Black 9688 0330.

Paralympics      Contact www.paralympic.org.au or call Tim Matthews 9614 6800 or
                 email tim.matthews@paralympic.org.au

Park and Street 9337 5417 or www.vicorienteering.asn.au/parkstreet

Special          Aquatics, athletics, basketball, bocce, cricket, golf, gym, sailing,
Olympics         soccer, softball, tennis and tenpin bowling. Coming to the West. For
                 people with an intellectual disability. Tanya Files 9275 6920 or 0420
                 946 538 or tanyaf@specialolympics.com.au

                 Bayfit Leisure Centre, Mason Street, Altona North, 9392 2222

                 Fernwood Women’s Health Club, Altona Gate Shopping Centre 9314
Swimming,        2011 (multi-level facility)
Gym (including
over 50’s)       Maribyrnong Aquatic Centre, 1 Aquatic Drive, Maribyrnong, 9317 0250
                 or www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/mac

                 Maribyrnong Mantas Swimming Club at Maribyrnong Aquatic Centre, 1
                 Aquatic Drive, Maribyrnong. This club encourages swimmers of all
                 abilities to improve their skills and to swim competitively. The
                 emphasis is on having fun. Fees apply. Meets 6pm to 7.15pm
                 Sunday evenings every fortnight. Contact – Secretary, Ruth Kyne
                 9370 3569 or email ruthkyne@bigpond.com

                 Werribee Swimming Club –squad for people with some experience.
                 Train for events. Tuesday nights. Contact Paul Taylor on 0411 161

Table Tennis     Played at Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre (MSAC) and Geelong
                 Table Tennis Centre. Nicole Freeland on 0406 156 811 or

Activity          Contact Details July – September 2009 Directory

All Ages

Tennis            Kingsville Tennis Club, Hansen Reserve, Wattle Street, Footscray
                  West. Sam Esposito on 0407 314 943

                  Highpoint Tenpin Bowling Centre, Unit 2/169 Rosamond Rd,
                  Maribyrnong. Karen on 9318 4110

                  Altona Tenpin Bowling, 216-230 Blackshaws Road, Altona North.
                  Justin on 9391 7911
Tenpin Bowling
                  Australian Disability Championships 30th May to 5th June 2009 at AMF
                  Sunshine Bowl. Contact Tenpin Bowling Australia - Tony Morris on
                  tony2411@bigpond.net.au or www.tenpin.org.au or

Vicsrapid         Programs for people with an intellectual disability. Contact Keith Wise,
                  Executive Officer, 9926 1382 or k_wise@tpg.com.au Jenny Bees,
                  Sports Development Co-ordinator, 9926 1383 or jbees@tpg.com.au or
                  Lee Llewellyn, Honorary Projects Co-ordinator, 9926 1380 or
                  vicsrap@tpg.com.au or visit www.vicsrapid.org.au

Wheelchair        Activities include Junior Winter Ski Camp, etc 9473 0133 or
Sports Victoria   www.wsv.org.au

Y Hang Out        An informal social gathering for people of all abilities, every 2nd Friday
                  of the month. Cost $2.00 plus a plate of healthy food to share for a
                  light buffet. Refreshments are provided. Macey Heights, 45-47 Macey
                  Ave, Avondale Heights. Contact Marina Iveja or Ann Chadwick,
                  Western Leisure Care at YMCA on 9317 8347 or 0416 056 277 or
                  email wlc@ymca.org.au

Activity         Contact Details July – September 2009 Directory


Art and          For young people with multiple disabilities - South Kingsville
Exercise         Community Centre, Paxton Street, South Kingsville, phone 9399 3000
                 ext 0

Dads Together    A group for men who are parents of a child with a disability. First
                 Monday of the month in Maidstone. Contact Sam on 0418 172 173 or
                 Malcolm 0438 667 343 or mmibus@bigpond.com

Extended         For pre-school children with autism spectrum disorder or a
Families         developmental delay with a Vietnamese background. Monday
Playgroup        mornings in Maribyrnong. Rosemary Nicholls on 0427 752 123 or Nga
                 Do on 8311 4044.

Football -       North Footscray Football Club, Hansen Reserve, Roberts Road, West
Auskick          Footscray, Raeleen Eldridge 0423 207 568 or

Football/Cricket Yarraville Seddon Football/Cricket Club starts from under 9s.
                 Cricket – Barrie Hahnel 0402 339 584
                 Football - Mr Erin Bull 9314 6535 or 0418 124 568

Holiday          Great Breaks centre-based and excursion respite for 5-12 years, 1 day
Programs         each week, Children’s Services, Hobsons Bay City Council ph 9932

Playgroup –      For children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), or ASD-like
PlayConnect      symptoms, aged 0 - 6 years. Laverton Community Children's Centre,
                 15 Crown Street, Laverton. Every Tuesday, except school holidays,
                 from 10am to 12noon. Contact Jenny Rukuwai, 9932 1000 or mobile
                 0407 364 271.

Soccer           For primary school children with any disability. Football4Fun for
(Autumn/         children with an intellectual and / or learning disability and Small Sided
Winter)          Games. Barnstoneworth United Football Club, Kororoit Creek Rd,
                 Williamstown. Brian Paterson on 0409 179 884.

Wesley Kids      For young people aged 8 – 18 years with a disability. Intake
Under Kanvas     coordinator, 1300132 131, email kuk@wesley.org.au or see website at

Activity       Contact Details July – September 2009 Directory


Wheelchair     Under 14 years wheelchair basketball. Contact Matthew Dunstan on
Basketball     matthew.dunstan@basketballvictoria.com.au or 9927 6666. Currently
               available in Eastern Melbourne – plans to expand to other regions.


Disco Marina   For people 16 years and over. Entry $10.00. Please provide your own
               carer - entry for the carer is free. Discos on 8th May, 12th June, 14th
               August, 11th September, 9th October, 13th November and 11th
               December from 7.00pm to 10.00pm at Youth Central, Pearcedale Pde,
               Broadmeadows (Mel 6 G7).

               Book with Ann DelBorrello 9302 2996 or 0419 576 022 or

Excursion      Hobsons Bay City Council runs Be Yourself, Expand and Combi
Programs       programs for young people 12-25 years during school holidays and
               term time, contact Youth Services 9932 1000 or

Saturday       Respite program for teenagers 12-18 with multiple disabilities for $5.00
Activities     per session, every third Saturday at South Kingsville Community
               Centre 9399 3000

Activity        Contact Details July – September 2009 Directory


Badminton       Altona Badminton Centre, Paisley Park, Mason Street, Altona North
                9391 0880 or www.wsbaonline.com

Beautiful Babes A program for women promoting self esteem. South Kingsville
                Community Centre, Paxton Street, 9399 3000 ext 0

Bocce           Maltese Bocce Social and Recreation Club, 50 Marsh Street, Altona
                North, 9314 9926 after 12noon or AAA Officer on 9932 1000.

Cricket - Indoor Action Indoor Cricket, maribyrnong@actionindoorsports.com or 9318

Dance Party -   North Melbourne ph Tamar Spatz ph on 9326 9970 or       0402 746
Club Wild       219, email tamar@clubwild.net or www.clubwild.net

Dancing         Recwest Community Recreation Centre, Lily Street, Braybrook,
                Tuesdays 9311 3400 or email recwest@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au

                BJ’s Dance Studio in Melton on Monday mornings at 10.00am.
                Contact Stephen Jones on 9415 7929.

Disco Marina    For people 16 years and over. Entry - $10.00. Please provide your
                own carer - entry for the carer is free. Discos held most months from
                7.00pm to 10.00pm at Youth Central, Pearcedale Pde, Broadmeadows
                (Mel 6 G7). To book contact Ann DelBorrello, 9302 2996 or 0419 576
                022 or mdel6114@bigpond.net.au

Drama –         Williamstown Community and Education Centre, 14 Thompson Street,
Wakety Pals     Williamstown 9397 6168 or email at wcec@bigpond.net.au

                North Footscray Bulldogs - Previously Maribyrnong Bulldogs - Hansen
                Reserve, Roberts Street, Braybrook contact Cath Black, AAA Officer
Football        ph 9688 0330 www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au

                RecLink Football League, Western Storm, North West Division, (also
                cricket and boxing), Coach Daniel Mallia or Tamba Watts on 9687
                4499 or danielm@wrhc.com.au

                RecLink Football League, Wynbay Power - Rhonda Collins 9315 0061
                or 0412 971 954, Jamie 0409 804 578 or Phil Cottrell 8742 3111

Activity          Contact Details July – September 2009 Directory


Gardening         Planting Seeds, Maidstone Community Centre 9317 0747

                  Altona Bowling Club, 113 Civic Parade, Altona 9315 9711 or
Lawn Bowls        altonabowlingclub@bigpond.com

                  Altona North Bowling Club, Paisley Park 9391 3112 or

                  Rosamond Lawn Bowls Club, Rosamond Road, Maribyrnong 0418 373

                  Spotswood Kingsville RSL Bowling Club, 16 Mary Street, Spotswood
                  9391 4556

Leisure and Art   Creative movement, story making, cooking and art, Yarraville
Programs          Community Centre, 59 Francis Street, Yarraville, 9687 1560

Lifeball          Lifeball is a fun team game including activities such as walking,
                  thinking and passing. Open to everyone 18 years and over, played
                  fortnightly on Mondays 10.00am to 12.00pm. Non-marking shoes
                  must be worn.
                  Altona Badminton Centre, Paisley Park, Mason St, Altona North.
                  $5.00 per player includes tea and coffee.
                  Visit lifeball website at www.lifeball.com.au/ or contact Ron Gray,
                  Centre Manager 9391 0880 or visit www.wsbaonline.com

Netball           Netball Matters Program for adults with an intellectual disability,
                  Victoria University, Footscray. Played Wednesdays, 4.30pm to
                  6.30pm Suzanne Mills 9318 6753.

Singing Group     Newport Community Education Centre 9391 8504

Tai Chi           Maribyrnong Community Centre, 9 Randall St, Maribyrnong. Classes
                  on Thursday or Friday mornings 9318 6655.

                  South Kingsville Community Centre, 43 Paxton Street, South
                  Kingsville, Mondays 12.45pm to 1.45pm 9399 3000 ext 0

Activity       Contact Details July – September 2009 Directory


Walking with   Blind Sports Victoria program matching volunteers with people who
Willpower      would like companionship for walking. Co-ordinators Amanda Webb or
               Jo Delaney 9822 8876 or email
Weekend        YMCA residential camping program for people with low to medium
Escape Camps   support needs and groups with support staff. Contact Karina Spicer
               9403 5000 or www.victoria.ymca.org.au/weekendescape

Wheelchair     Looking for new members, contact Shane Lacchiana 0425 764 594 or
Handball       email ohf@oceaniahandball.org

Wheelchair     Hoppers Crossing Soccer Club, Roger Clay 0423 001 144 for more
Football       information see www.footballfedvic.com.au/development/wheelchair

Woodcraft      South Kingsville Community Centre 9399 3000

Womens Group Sunrise Womens Group free activities first Friday morning of every
             month at the Laverton Community Centre. Contact Lindy Corbett 9689
             9588 or lindy@whwest.org.au

               Altona Meadows Community Centre, Trafalgar Avenue, 9315 8244
               Louis Joel Arts and Community Centre, Altona 9398 2511

                 For Sport and Recreation Providers - Contact AAA Officers
                 Grants, Awards and Training

Maribyrnong      Annual awards, celebrating local people with disabilities who regularly
Active Heroes    take part in sport or recreation activities and the clubs that support
Awards           them in Maribyrnong 9688 0330.

Hobsons Bay      Annual awards recognising the achievement of organisations that have
Good Access      good access to their club and playing facilities, are welcoming and
Awards           inclusive of people with a
                 disability and have accessible
                 and inclusive activities
                 9932 1000.

Hobsons Bay      Annual Grants Program – contact Lisa Travers, ph 9932 1000,
Community        Community Development Officer, Hobsons Bay City Council,
Grants           ltravers@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au or www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au

Maribyrnong      The annual Community and Cultural Grant Program offers grants for
Community        small scale community development projects. The 2009/10
Grants           Community and Cultural Grant Program details will be finalised in May
                 and advertised in July. Please register interest online at

Hobsons Bay      Annual grants program for local, incorporated, not for profit
AAA Grants       organisations with an ABN seeking funds for new, sustainable projects
                 that increase participation of people with a disability in sport or active
                 recreation. Individual grants of $1,500 and total pool of $7,000.
                 2009 Grants Program has closed – applications are currently being
                 considered. Grant applications will open early 2010.

Victorian       Year-round DPCD grants program that focus on recruitment and
Volunteer Small training to attract new volunteers from diverse background. Grants up
Grants          to $5,000 are available. www.grants.dvc.vic.gov.au Contact Gerard
                Clark on 9208 3386 or gerard.clark@dpcd.vic.gov.au

Training         Access for All Abilities runs free training for sport and recreation
                 providers. Inclusive Clubs and Inclusive Coaching sessions available.

              For Sport and Recreation Providers - Contact AAA Officers
              Grants, Awards and Training

Community     www.ourcommunity.com.au Fabulous online resource for any not for
Group         profit organisation. Information on grants, fundraising, governance and
Resource      much more. Join today.

              Maribyrnong City Council – AAA Officer, Cath Black 9688 0330 email
AAA Officer
              cath.black@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au website

              Hobsons Bay City Council – AAA Officer, Lesley Orrell 9932 1000
AAA Officer   email lorrell@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au website
Hobsons Bay   www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au Hobsons Bay City Council TTY 03 9398

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