How sports are handling COVID-19

As the world implements unprecedented measures in order to combat coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Victorian sporting associations and clubs are discovering new ways to remain active and healthy.

If your sport or club is thinking outside the box to keep participants engaged, let us know on social media by tagging @VicsportAU.


Altona AFL Auskick handed out old football’s for free to help participants continue to practice their skills in the backyard.


Archery Victoria will make Zoom online meetings available for all member clubs.


Athletics Victoria have set up a Facebook page to help keep the Athletics community in touch with the latest updates and to provide tips on maintaining your health.

Little Athletics Victoria have set up the #AthsAtHome initiative which encourages the community to show them how they are filling the void that no athletics has made.


Badminton Victoria have created a TikTok account to track how participants are practicing and training at home.


BV TV has been launched by Baseball Victoria, their new YouTube channel which will feature content from around the state including training videos for how to stay on top of your training while at home.


Get involved with Basketball Victoria by taking part in their weekly online challenges, including the #HoopsatHome challenge.


While competition is suspended, rewatch games from the Bowls Premier League via the Bowls Victoria website.

Bowls Australia have also organised the #StayAtHomeChallenge which includes players setting up obstacle courses to keep themselves challenged.


'Celebrating the Victorian State Team' is Calisthenics Victoria's new YouTube playlist, celebrating some incredible choreography and memorable performances from previous years.


Online female cycling community SheRace have launched the “Social Distancing Segment Series” in an attempt to encourage people to continue riding and introducing a new type of competition to keep each other motivated.


Across their social media pages, Football Victoria will be building daily activities, memories and tips to keep you busy at home.

Football Victoria has also launched the Skills Hub, allowing you to stay connected with the Football community whilst ensuring your physical and mental wellbeing stays strong as you progress through the varying difficulty levels of the four core football skills.


Gymnastics Australia put together a fact sheet with information and guidance on at-home activities that coaches and clubs can provide to their athletes.


Victorian Institute of Sport hockey players have set up training courses at home using a number of household items.

Hockey Australia is producing a series of daily unique hockey video content aimed at helping you and your family keep healthy, active, engaged and entertained.

The VicLax Challenge from Lacrosse Victoria is encouraging members to use household items and socks to keep up their lacrosse skills.

Netball Australia announced it will partner with netball fitness organisation NETFIT to deliver live and free online netball workouts and programs.


Orienteering Victoria has rolled out two ways to keep you actively orienteering and connected to the sport through MapLink and DIY Map Library.


Using the hashtag #SoftballAtHome and tagging the organisation, Softball Victoria want to see how skillful their members are with the best clips of their home activities.


With pools closed, Eastern Sirens Synchronised Swimming Club is leading a 30-day splits challenge over Facebook.

Mildura Swimming Club have put together a webpage featuring dryland programs, videos and apps to keep participants engaged with an At Home Challenge.


The Greater Melbourne Volleyball Academy are hosting live-streamed workout sessions via their Facebook page that participants can follow along with from home.


There are also some great ideas via ACHPER's website for teachers and parents to keep children motivated and engaged while learning and studying from home.

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