Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS)
fidelity award: Bronze
SPORTS AND FACILITIES
Permanent sports in the centre: Aerial Skiing, Athletics, Cycling, Diving, Golf, Gymnastics, Field Hockey, Netball, Rowing, Sailing, Swimming, Triathlon, Water Polo.
Sport facilities: VIS has a fully equipped gymnasium, pool, sprung floor, spa and ice baths. In addition, VIS continues to utilise existing sporting facilities within the community for sport specific technical training.
Support services: Sport Medicine (Medical, Physiotherapy, Massage, Psychology, Nutrition), Sports Science (Physiology, Video analysis, Game analysis, Biomechanics), Athlete Career and Education (ACE), Physical Preparation (strength & conditioning).
Studies arranged, available for athletes in the centre or externally: Career Counselling provided; Personal Development workshops offered, along with education support.
Admission athletes of other countries for training under fees: yes
Residence number of beds: The VIS is a non-residential institute, which utilises Melbourne’s outstanding sporting facilities, to allow high performance athletes to live and train in Melbourne, the sporting capital of Australia.
ENVIRONMENT (enviromental conditions)
Average pluviometry autumn: 55
Average pluviometry spring: 62
Average pluviometry summer: 49
Average pluviometry winter: 53