News and Events

UPCOMING EVENTS           

Unleash your potential by joining Blind Sports WA events.  See what's happening and find out how you can get involved


Come and Try Lawn Bowls.

Come & Try Lawnbowls

9:00am to 12:00pm - 28th February 

Kardinya Bowling Club

Further details here

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Coming Soon

Are you a young vision impaired person looking to amplify your social life?

Find our more here

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Exciting News

Calling all our South West sports fans ... it's here!! Tennis program starting soon!

Register your interest

 NEWS            


Shining a light on what BSWA has been up to.  

Discover all the latest news and information here.

 PAST EVENTS           

See what we have been up to here

WELCOME TO AUSKICK BLIND   


The Auskick Blind inaugural season is aimed at promoting inclusion and expanding the reach of Auskick to a wider audience. The 4-week season will introduce Auskick Blind with the goal of participation and awareness.


LAST SESSION

 1/12/23 International Day of People with Disability (Mineral Resources Park - WCE Kicking Hall)

BSWA and PGTC presents Christmas Blind Tennis. BVI Coaching, Games and BBQ.  Decorated with a Tennis Ball wearing a santa hat, and red christmas stars.  Logos, Peppermint Grove Tennis Club, Tennis West, Blind Sports WA, International Day of People with a Disabilit

CHRISTMAS - Blind Tennis Experience   

Mark your calendars for a memorable event—a celebration of diversity, inclusivity, and the joy of sports. Let's end the year on a high note, swinging into the festive season with a tennis-themed Christmas bash!  This is a FREE event hoseted by BSWA and PCTC, RSVP is essential via the link below.

Sunday, 10th December 2023 1:00pm to 5:00pm - BVI Coaching and Games

5pm onwards - BBQ and Social Get together

Peppermint Grove Tennis Club

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FREE EVENT Bunbury -Come and Try Day   


If you reside in the South West/Bunbury Region we invite you to our come and try day where we will showcase Tennis, Soccer and Goalball

Saturday, 18th November 2023 1pm to 4pm

Leschenault Leisure Centre Leisure Drive, Australind

A photo of Ben and Raquelle from Blind Sports WA with Fatcat standing in front of the a balloon filled wall with the Telethon logo.

TELETHON WEEKEND 

21st & 22nd October 

Blind Sports WA is proud to part of this year's Telethon Family Festival presented by Coles.


This highly anticipated event will be held at RAC Arena and along Wellington Street, Telethon Ave, Yagan Square and Forest Place

Find us near Cahoot's Climbing Wall. We would love to see you!

Sunday - 10am to 4pm.

ACC MULTI SPORT DAY 


On the 31st October we were very excitied to use our giant inflatable soccer pitch for the first time.  Thanks to Telethon around 240 kids had the opportunity to try it out.  


We can't wait for more opportunities to share this amazing piece of equipment that provides a safe environment for our kids to play in.

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#FIFAWWC FAN FESTIVAL



On Saturday 29 July, Football Futures Foundation took over the #FIFAFanFestival at Forrest Chase in Perth/Boorloo to champion an inclusive and accessible football community with our 'Football for All'.   Blind Sports WA were there talking about Let's Get Visible and our Blind Football.      

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Innovative Ideas - Increasing Particpation and Retention in Sport 


A not to be missed FREE event. An evening with Troy Kirkham where we unpack Troy;s Churchhill Fellowship research into world class best practice on participation and retention strategies, 

Wednesday, 8th November 2023 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Perth Soccer Club 3 Lawley St, West Perth

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JOIN BLIND CITIZENS WA FOR A LIVELY QUIZ NIGHT



Saturday 26th August

Perth Tattersalls Bowling Club

6:30pm (7:00pm) Start

Entry: $25.00  per person 


Great prizes!  Bring your favourite nibbles; cash bar available. Funds raised support BCWA's peer support for those with low vision and blindness in WA. 

Contact Michelle at BCWA (6180 8938 or email admin@bcwa.org.au) for payments and more details

A brightly colour poster showing children playing tennis and soccer.  Let's Get Visible Holiday Program.  Running over two days on the 4th and 6th of October 2023.  Places are limited, Venue to be advised. For Blind and Vision impaired kids aged 5 to 15. Proudly supported by Telethon

Save the Dates! Wednesday 4th and Friday 6th October


Our Let's Get Visible Holiday Program is back!  We have a range of exciting and fun activities planned and can't wait to share them with you.  Places fill fast.  register your interest today.

St Judes Perth Disability Connection Expo 2023

PERTH DISABILITY CONNECTION EXPO 2023


Friday 25th August & Saturday 26th August at Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre


Come and say Hello and find out more about the huge variety of Blind Sports that are available!

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VISABILITY ANNUAL FAMILY PICNIC


Thank you to our friends at Visability for inviting  Blind Sports WA to the annual famility picnic. It was a fantastic opportunity tto share information about the different sports available and our Let's Get Visible program for people living with vision impairment


ACTIVATE AND INCLUSION DAY


Recently, Blind Sports WA participated in a WADSA event, spotlighting inclusive sports for kids aged 5-18 with vision impairments. Over 60 children learned new skills and  discovered the thrill of playing  Goalball. Find out more about Goalball by clicking the link below.

CARNIVAL OF SPORTS Showcasing Blind Sports  


Come and find your sport with us.  A range of Blind Sports will be on display for you to try!

Saturday, 4th November 2023 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Jandakot Hall 770 North Lake Rd, South Lake

ARE YOU READY? AFL Blind has kicked off for Season 3


With a win in Season 1 for the Dockers and a Season 2 win for the Eagles, season 3 promises to be our most exciting yet!

Location - State Netball Centre and Mineral Resources Park - WCE Kicking Hall Come along and have a go!


28/10/23 (State Netball Centre)

11/11/23 (Mineral Resources Park - WCE Kicking Hall)18/11/23 (State Netball Centre

 1/12/23 International Day of People with Disability (Mineral Resources Park - WCE Kicking Hall) - Please note this date has been cancelled.

BSWA - Annual General Meeting   

At this AGM, we'll discuss key updates, financial reports, and future plans for Blind Sports WA. We invite you to be  involved and encourage nominations for leadership roles and active participation in decision-making to ensure our continued success.

Tuesday, 7th December 2023 7:30pm to 8:30pm

City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi St, West Perth

COME AND TRY GOLF


Clubs and practise balls provided

Come and have a hit with people involved with Blind Golf, discover hidden talents and have some fun.


When: Friday December 1st 10.00am til 12.00 

Where: Wembley Golf Course Driving Range look for the BLVGA signs.


Pizza and refreshments provided. 


Contact Rob  at rnoseda64@hotmail.com

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BSWA's TEAM IS EXPANDING!


We are very excited to share that  have a new team member who will be assisting in the  implementation of our Southwest Blind Sports Participation Project.    


Come and meet our newest addition, Kiri Moore at our Bunbury Come and Try Day on Saturday, 18th November 2023 1pm to 4pm.


Image of the Aussie Tinkerbelles Under 19 youth team including coaching staff taken whilst the team was competing in Brazil.

AUSSIE TINKERBELLES WIN SILVER



Congratulations Ladies! All the training and hard work has paid off.  At the recent 2023 Youth World Championships our girls did extremely well and we are so proud of you.  Did you know that three of the team and the coach are from WA?  Goalball is played at VisAbility, come and try it out.

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