10 Apr 2019
On Wednesday 10 April 2019, the VIS will open its doors to the general public, showcasing its world-class facilities, athletes and experts.
The inaugural VIS Open Day will give visitors rare access to the inner workings of the VIS’ headquarters at Lakeside Stadium in Albert Park. Between 10:00am and 2:00pm, the Open Day promises the complete inner-sanctum experience with information sessions from the experts and interactive activities with VIS athletes that will provide a unique taste of what it takes to be an elite performer.
The VIS provides a range of services and support to Victoria’s elite athletes including advanced and specialised coaching, sport science and sports medicine services, career and education advice, and training and competition support.
Visitors will rub shoulders with some of Australia’s best athletes, including Olympic Aerial Skiing Champion Lydia Lassila and dynamic Melbourne Vixens mid-courter Kate Moloney.
Interactive sessions and demonstrations; hands-on experiences in the Performance Labs with the Sport Scientists, practical cooking sessions with specialist Sports Dietitians, and more will be on offer. For those wanting to come and try, the resident Vixens will be running netball clinics and the Aussie Steelers Wheelchair Rugby team will be giving visitors the opportunity to try Murderball.
An access and inclusion statement is available (make this available on your website). Carpark Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for limited mobility Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet Wheelchair access
10 Apr 2019
Victorian Institute of Sport
Lakeside Stadium, 33 Aughtie Drive, Albert Park, 3206