Chadstone Lacrosse Club in Malvern is one of hundreds
of sports and active recreation clubs across Victoria to benefit from the
latest round of VicHealth’s 2014-15 Active Club Grants program.
Mr O’Brien said the Chadstone Lacrosse Club has
received $1,800 through the grants program which will go towards the purchase of
20 new lacrosse sticks and 20 new goggles for current and new players.
Round 2 of the grants program has delivered a total of
$694,000 to 296 clubs across Victoria, providing clubs with up to $3,000 each
aimed to make clubs safer and more accessible by funding the purchase of essential
equipment and safety items to prevent or manage injuries.
The VicHealth Active Club Grants assist community
sport and active recreation clubs and organisations to increase participation
opportunities for many more people who may otherwise not be active.
attributable to Michael O’Brien MP, Member for Malvern
“It is great to see Malvern residents further
encouraged to participate in active recreational activities by receiving
additional resources at local sporting clubs”
“Sporting clubs are a fun and enjoyable social part of
the Malvern community and I am delighted to see the Chadstone Lacrosse Club
receive funding towards additional equipment to cater to an increase in
“Regular physical activity not only protects against
many illnesses, it also make us mentally healthy, alert and resilient against
the stresses of modern life”