RSL Active is a program from RSL Victoria, supported by the Victorian State Government, providing a range of events and activities for the younger veteran community.
RSL provides a way to connect with other veterans and develop social networks, share ideas, tell stories, enhance support circles, and improve physical and mental health.
Since launching in 2017, a range of events have been held including wheelchair AFL, stand up paddle boarding, golf, paint ball, rugby, bushwalking, snow sports, yoga, horse-riding, surfing, camps, fitness sessions, cycling, archery, tennis, barefoot bowls and more.
Regular RSL Active programs are currently conducted through RSL Sub-Branches at Altona, Geelong, Melton, Phillip Island, Warragul, Warrnambool, Waverley, with more locations on the way.
Activities are generally free or low cost to attend, open to veterans of all ages, and you don’t need to be a member of the RSL to participate.
For more information about RSL Active, or if you’re interested in holding an RSL Active event or program in your area, please contact: email@example.com or (03) 9655 5573
The following RSL Sub-Branches organise regular RSL Active events. For more information, please contact the Sub-Branches below.
Altona RSL – Blind Tiger Yoga and other activities
Monday and Thursday evenings - 6.00pm - 7.30pm
RSL Active in conjunction with Altona RSL, Women Veterans Network Australia and Blind Tiger Yoga offers a twice weekly yoga session for current serving personnel, veterans and their immediate family.
Additional activities organised from time to time. For more information contact Altona RSL 9398 2817.
Geelong RSL – variety of activities
Geelong RSL holds a number of activities, with a recent activity including a cycling trip to Canberra. For more information, please visit their Facebook page.
Greensborough RSL- Barefoot Bowls
Greensborough Bowling Club
18 Liat Way Greensborough
Friday 22nd February, 2019, 6pm
Free for Service Members and Immediate Family Members.
Cost: $6 per head.
Melton RSL – variety of activities
Activities have included golf, bushwalking, barefoot bowls, and paint ball. Follow Melton RSL Active’s Facebook page for more information of upcoming events.
Sale RSL – variety of activities
Sale RSL conducts a range of activities for current and former serving members. Past activities have included boxing, kayaking, and netball.
For more information contact Sale RSL (03) 5144 2538.
Warrnambool RSL – variety of activities
Warrnambool RSL offers a range of activities and has held events such as yoga, fitness programs, horse riding, golf. For information please contact (03) 5562 4634.
Warragul and Drouin RSL - Fitness and Mateship Program
Warragul and Drouin RSLs host a free one hour fitness program fitness program for young veterans, held at Voyage Fitness, Warragul.
This program is designed to support Young Veterans /Ex Service personnel to improve their fitness, gain fellowship and achieve closer integration with the civilian community. For more information please contact Warragul RSL on: (03) 5623 6003
Waverley RSL – Blind Tiger Yoga and other activities
Yoga conducted Monday evenings (except the last Monday of each month)
Additional activities are organised from time to time. For more information contact Waverley RSL 8558 4700.