Dance, Sport and fitness

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We Rock The Spectrum - We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gyms are sensory-safe gyms, providing kids of all abilities with a fun and motivating environment to play, regulate and grow together.

Address -  378-380 Gilbert Rd, Preston VIC 3072

Telephone -  (03) 9042 3115 

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Access for All Abilities - AAA is your first port of call in finding a sports activity to 

suit your needs. 

Telephone -1800 222 842 

Access All Abilities Auskick - NAB AFL Auskick prides itself on providing an inclusive and safe environment for everyone to participate, however there are select centres across Victoria who have received additional training in supporting children with disability in an Auskick setting.

 Locations 

  • Ballarat Bulldogs AAA Auskick Centre
  • Caulfield Bears AAA Auskick Centre
  • Chadstone AAA Auskick Centre
  • Chelsea AAA Auskick Centre
  • Clifton Hill AAA Auskick Centre
  • Colac AAA Auskick Centre
  • Echuca Rockets AAA Auskick Centre
  • Fitzroy/Carlton AAA Auskick Centre
  • Geelong AAA Auskick Centre
  • Keilor AAA Auskick Centre
  • Lara AAA Auskick Centre
  • Lynbrook AAA Auskick Centre
  • Lyndhurst AAA Auskick Centre
  • Narre North AAA Auskick Centre
  • Parkdale AAA Auskick Centre
  • Point Cook AAA Auskick Centre
  • Ringwood AAA Auskick Centre
  • Roxburgh Rise AAA Auskick Centre
  • Rupertswood AAA Auskick Centre
  • Somerville AAA Auskick Centre
  • South Melbourne District (Deaf and Hard of Hearing Specific)
  • SCOPE Balloon Football Auskick Centre (Severe and Multi-disability Specific)
  • West Coburg AAA Auskick centre
  • Wyndham Suns AAA Auskick Centre

Advantage Autism, the Au tastic tennis program - The Advantage Autism, Au tastic tennis program specially caters for children and adults on the Autism Spectrum. This program creates an individualized personally journey for each player according to recommendations form their team of medical experts. All equipment is modified to the participants individual needs and learning outcomes. 

Locations throughout Victoria

Telephone -   0403 129 648 

Active Eight -  Active Eight support young people with disabilities to activate and achieve their full social, emotional and physical potential. They offer programs in dance, drama, cheer club, tennis and many other sports

.Locations  

  • A8 Therapy Hub (individual therapies) Level 1, 34 Sherwood Road Toowong QLD
  • A8 Studio (group programs) Ground Floor 80 Jephson Street Toowong QLD
  • A8 Studio BBC Gymnasium (play warrior) 3 Moggill Road Toowong QLD

Telephone -  (07) 3871 3886  

 A SKATE -  Skateboarding, a form of Occupational Therapy focusing on vestibular, proprioceptive, and motor skills as well as social and behavioral therapy. Contact ASKATE Australia via their Facebook page 

Australian disability sport -  Each week, Australian Disability Sport representatives visit public places including shopping centers, supermarkets and local council districts, making contact with thousands of Australians, showing them first-hand that people living with a disability have a valuable role to play in our society and that living a healthy and active life is very important. 

Address -  Level 5, Tower 2, 121 King William Street Adelaide, SA 5000 

Telephone - 1300 622 060 

Autism Swim -  AUTISM SWIM is an international, social enterprise of experts specialising in wandering and drowning prevention for those with ASD and other abilities

Contact via web page.

Bam Allstars -  BAM Arts Inc. provide fantastic, high energy dance and drama programms for people with disabilities. Ages pre-school to adult.  

LOCATIONS

  • 93 Outer Cres, Brighton 3186.VIC
  • 2 Livingston St, Highett 3190, Vic
  • 6R Broughton St Seaford 3198, VIC
  • 33 Klauer st, Seaford 3198, VIC
  • Monash Peninsula Campus, Moorooduc Hwy, Frankston 3199, VIC
  • Wonthaggi Scout Hall, North Wonthaggi 3995. VIC

Telephone  - 0425 721 848  

Beam movement to dance -  BEAM is an inclusive all abilities movement to music group designed around components of occupational therapy techniques .

 LOCATIONS

  • 25-29 Havilah Road, Long Gully 3550 VIC
  • Echuca Moama cycle club, off Charters rd & Perricoota Rd Moama NSW 2731

Telephone - 0472 512 624
 

Bowl Patrol - Learn to bowl program ideal for kids aged 6 -12. 8 week program matching school terms. A safe and inclusive sport for children of all abilities.

Locations

Check Bowl Patrol for programs in you state. 

Telephone -  0468 645 431 

Bust a move dance - BAMD’s vision is that people of all abilities feel equal and powerful in the world. Providing a safe space for people of all abilities to independently create and express themselves and believe people of all abilities have a voice to make change.

Address - 11 Fairseat st, Brisbane 4000 QLD

Telephone - 0490197211

Busy Feet -  BusyFeet is a project of The Rotary Club of Chadstone and East Malvern.  The dance group meets weekly during the school term and caters for disabilities including various degrees of autism.

LOCATIONS

  • 14 Harrison Crt, Melton 3330 VIC
  • 0401031917 (Melton contact)
  • The  Banchory Community Centre,  Hillside 3037 VIC
  • 0401031917  (Hillside contact) 
  • Castlefield Community Centre, 505 Bluff Road Hampton VIC
  • 0407 140 549 (Hampton contact)
  • Hawthorn Location VIC
  • 0407 334 107 (Hawthorn contact)
  • Williamstown Location VIC
  • 0414 677 862 (Williamstown contact)
  • Malvern East location VIC
  • 0414 677 862 (Malvern East contact)

 

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Chrystal Lee school of dance - Servicing the Moreton Bay Region, they offer many classes that are affordable, student orientated, friendly and taught by wonderful Teachers in a non-competitive environment. The focus is on the Students, and making sure that they are enjoying themselves, as well as reaching their full potential. Classes include  Special needs Dance Class (Rhythm Works Integrative Dance Program)

Address - Highway village shopping centre, progress rd, Burpengary Qld, 4505

Telephone - 0424177976

Dance SA - Disability  STARS class -  Offering a mixture of dance styles in the one class, students experience a fusion of jazz, hip hop and contemporary with ballet fundamentals.

Students will perform 3 dance routines and a finale routine at an end of year performance

With nurturing and supportive teachers, a DanceSA class embodies a great atmosphere together with the excitement and energy of dance, in an environment which is safe, creative and fun.

Address - 143 DAWS ROAD, ST MARYS, SA 5042  

Telephone - (08) 8345 1677

Football for Autism, sport, autism, sutis

Disabled surfers association South Australia  - Disabled surfers association aims to provide an inclusive experience for all people with any disability to experience the rush of riding a wave.

Address Moana Life saving club

President: Russell Markham

Telephone -  0423 352 369

Email: disabledsurfers101@gmail.com

Disabled surfers association Queensland - Disabled surfers association aims to provide an inclusive experience for all people with any disability to experience the rush of riding a wave.

Locations

  • Gold Coast 

Telephone -  0422 209 583

 Email: dsagc.president@gmail.com 

  • Surfers Paradise

Telephone - 0439 217 086 

Email: marktebbutt@bigpond.co  

Disabled surfers association Victoria -  The disabled surfers association aims to provide an inclusive experience for all people with any disability to experience the rush of riding a wave. 

 Locations 

  • Ocean grove

President: Phil Christie 

Telephone - 0408 253 206 

Email: christiesplastering@bigpond.com 

  • Mornington Peninsula

President:  John Bowers

 Telephone-  0409 945 064

Email: john@equineconcepts.net.au 

  • Great Southern coast

President:  Neil Kelly P

Telephone:  0411 716 966

 Email dsagscv@outlook.com 

  • Bass coast Inverloch

President:  Stuart Yates

Telephone -  0411 476 478

 Email: infodsabc@gmail.com  

DOC Football academy -  DOC Football  offers a soccer program for Children with Special Needs.  

Address - Eltham College, 1660 Main Road, research 3095. VIC

Telephone - (03) 9438 1877 

iDance Bendigo -  NDIS funded, iDance gives disabled students the opportunity to participate in group classes, private lessons or social events that they may of otherwise find difficult to access.

Address - 161 - 167 Bernard st, Bendigo 3550 VIC

Telephone - (03) 54432282

Inside outside dance  - Inside Outside works with young people with disability, providing them with opportunities to learn a variety of dance styles and to receive on stage performance experiences.

Locations QLD

  • Ashgrove: Ashgrove Bowls Club
  • Brisbane CBD: Mad Dance House
  • Cabbolture: Caboolture Memorial Hall
  • Jindalee: Goodlife Health Club (DFO Jindalee) & Jindalee Bowls Club
  • Kippa Ring: Hercules Rd State School
  • Morayfield: Enthuse (CFN Association Inc)
  • Mt Gravatt: Mt Gravatt Showgrounds
  • Oxley: Quick Response Activity Centre
  • Thornlands: Bayview State School
  • Gold Coast
  • Logan
  • Maroochydore

Telephone -  0428 330 640  

Kreationz cheer and dance - The All Abilities program offers all inclusive dance and cheerleading classes for children with special needs. They provide a fun and confidence building environment where everybody can dance

.LOCATIONS VIC

  • 1st Floor, 2/1059 Burwood Highway, Ferntree Gully 3156  
  • 1st Floor, 2 Heroes Avenue, Emerald 3782
  • St Joseph’s School Hall, 40 Milners Road, Yarra Junction 3797
  • Upper Yarra Secondary College Gym, 81-89 Little Yarra Road, Yarra Junction 3797
  • Sydney Halbish Hall, Old Don Road, Don Valley 3139
  • St John’s Anglican Church Hall, 5-7 Symons Street, Healesville 3777
  • Kinglake West Mechanics Hall, 1055 Whittlesea-Kinglake Road, Kinglake West 3757

Telephone - 0422 413 167   

LaliChi Studios -  LaliChi studios focuses on the art of dance training, dance and movement therapy and fitness for Wellbeing.

LOCATIONS VIC

  • Weildich Rd, Eltham North 3095
  • Community Drive, Greensborough 3088
  • 232 Lower Plenty Rd Rosanna,  3084 
  • 20 Noorong Ave, Bundoora,  3083

Telephone - 0411 230 444  

Leap into Dance - Leap into dance is an all inclusive dance studio designed for everybody with or without disability. Contemporary-Jazz fusion classes for children to adults.
Phone: 0437 194 238  

Address: 37 Parer Rd, Airport West Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

 

PAKA SOKA - Paka Soka is a soccer skills program for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder aged 8-12, funded by PAKA (Parents Assisting Kids with Autism). The program is run in conjunction with SASRAPID and Autism SA, and fosters physical health and wellbeing, inclusive participation in sport and social development. 

Contact Autism SA

Primal Influence - Some children need extra care and attention to help achieve optimum mental and physical well-being.  Private Kids Coaching sessions are designed to help children increase self-esteem, confidence and body awareness as well as becoming fitter and improving their physical and mental capabilities. This style of coaching is a great option for children who

  • are shy and uncomfortable in social situations
  • experience learning difficulties
  • are on the Spectrum e.g Autism, ADHD, etc
  • have physical disabilities and limitations etc.

Locations Qld  

  • Chambers Island,
  • Maroochydore
  • Point Cartwright, 

Telephone- 0415 545 027    

Pure dance performing arts -  Pure Dance and Performing Arts Center believe dance should be accessible to people of all abilities, and through the Rhythm Works Integrative Dance program, they can change the brain and change lives. 

Address - 12 Ferrier Rd, Narangba Qld 4504

Telephone - (07) 3496 2496

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Sailability -  Sailability is a program at some sailing clubs that offers an additional level of support, an established network of volunteers, and equipment to assist people of all-abilities to get into sailing. It is an international program first introduced to Australia in the 1990’s, which has grown to being available in every state.

Find out if your local sailing club is involved. 

Sense Rugby - Sense rugby is a rugby based Occupational Therapy program designed to help kids who usually find it difficult to be part of a sports team.

 Locations  QLD

  • Redlands Rugby Union – Brisbane

Optimum

Email Movementadmin@optimummovement.com

Telephone - (07) 3821 3399

  • Coffs Harbour

Excel Therapy

Email Collectiveadmin@exceloccupationaltherapy.com.au

Telephone -  0491 315 684 


  • Gold Coast

Kids & Community

 Email 6214Admin@kidsandcommunity.com.au

 Telephone - (07) 5520 6214

  • Kenmore – Brisbane

What Works With Kids OT

Email  maryandrobyn@gmail.com  

SNAPP -  SNAPP, Sporting Network of Autistic People and Parents is a Not for Profit Group developed for the Support and Development of families and Individuals on the Autism Spectrum. 

Address -  12 Boathouse Pl, Point Cook VIC 3030 

contact via web page

WA Disabled sports association -  WA Disabled sports association are a charitable, non-profit making, sport and recreation umbrella organisation for disabled individuals and groups.

Address -   The Leisurelife Centre, Corner Kent & Gloucester Street, East Victoria Park WA 6101

Telephone -  (08) 9470 1442 

Werribee Gymnastics - The Autism friendly play Gym sessions are specifically for pre-school children (2-6yrs).  They understand finding a class that is welcoming and suitable for a child with autism can be difficult but it doesn't mean children and their families should miss out. 

Address -  52 Riverside Ave, Werribee 3030 VIC

Telephone - (03) 9742 5446 

West End performing Arts -

Address -  Unit 4 Devonshire Rd, Sunshine 3020 VIC

Telephone - 0477 999 670 

West Side Circus -  Workshops are aimed at young people with disabilities. Classes can be tailored to the individual needs of a participant, and they have a range of activities and apparatus to create a fun experience for all involved. 

Address - 42 Cramer st, Preston 3072 VIC

Telephone -  (03) 94712928