Staying active

There are a range of ways for people with disabilities to stay active in Glen Eira. Whether you're after a fun organised activity, or want to find a park with accessible equipment, we're here to help.

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Accessible sport programs and facilities

The Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre (GESAC) has some fantastic programs and facilities that cater to people with disabilities.

Wellness Program Pool

The 200-square-metre Wellness Program Pool is one of the largest of its kind in Australia. It includes ramp and hoist access, and hosts specially designed classes for older adults and people with special needs.

Attendant support program

If you want to get active and need support to do so, GESAC's Attendant Support Program is for you.

Their dedicated and qualified support staff cater for people of all abilities. They match attendant support officers to your needs to provide one-on-one assistance.

The program also includes:

  • help with entering and exiting pools
  • personal care
  • in-water support
  • gym program support
  • access to the accessible change rooms with overhead hoist and adjustable changing bench
  • access to gym and facilities.

Basketball Unlimited

  • Basketball Unlimited is a fun and inclusive basketball competition held on courts 1 and 2. Everyone is welcome!

Accessible parks and playgrounds

There are 8 parks and playgrounds: with accessible play equipment in Glen Eira. These include:

  • Allnutt Park
  • Booran Reserve
  • Caulfield Park (Park Crescent)
  • Halley Park
  • Harleston Park (new)
  • McKinnon Reserve (new)
  • Packer Park
  • Princes Park

 

For more information, visit our Parks and playgrounds page and filter the list by 'Accessible.'