Western United celebrates brand new frame football initiative

Western United is excited to launch its brand-new frame football initiative.

Beginning on Saturday prior to Victoria's recent lockdown, this program will allow new ways of participating in football for people of all abilities.

This continues to build the strong and inclusive football community in the west after Western United entered the Pride Mobility Victorian Powerchair League (VPL) earlier in the year.

The Club has begun hosting Come and Try Days for frame football, with participation available on Saturdays.

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Western United’s Schools, Clubs and Community Manager, Pete Bradley, praised the program’s addition to the clubs ongoing community efforts.

“This is the first program of its kind in this country. It’s been big in Europe, but now we’ve brought the first one here,” he said.

“It’s a great opportunity. These kids wouldn’t have been able to play football without this sort of program. It’s good for them, for their health and keeping them active.

“Our goal has always been to provide opportunities for everybody in the west to play football. That opportunity hasn’t been there before, and it’s very important to us to make that possible.”

The club celebrates inclusivity among all ages and abilities and is dedicated to fostering an open community at all levels.

This initiative is available to anyone that is interested in being active in a fun and safe social environment.

Upcoming Frame Football Details

Date: Saturday, 19 June 2021

Start time: 11am - 12pm

Venue: Leisuretime Sports Precinct, located at 262-282 Anakie Road in Norlane.

There are a few protocols that participants, family members and carers will need to keep in mind:

  • Group size is a maximum of 50 people
  • Masks need to be worn inside but removed for physical activity
  • All participants will need to sign in via the QR code upon arrival.

Alongside the Powerchair team, Western United is proud to be continuing to develop community efforts in the western suburbs.

Click here to find more information about all abilities football available with Western United.