MSAC Grand Prix Access

Over the Grand Prix period Lakeside Stadium will be closed and MSAC will have modified services and operation hours.

Please be advised there will be a number of road closures and changes in operating hours that will impact access to Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre and Lakeside Stadium.
Outdoor Pool
Monday 4th April – Friday 8th April, 5:30am – 9pm
Saturday 9th April – Sunday 10th April, 7am – 8pm
Monday 11th April, 5:30am – 9pm
Due to maintenance work between 4th – 11th April, all other aquatic spaces including the Hydrotherapy pool will be closed.

Fitness Centre
Monday 4th April – Wednesday 6th April, 5:30am – 9pm
Thursday 7th April – Friday 8th April, 5:30am – 8pm
Saturday 9th April – Sunday 10th April, 7am – 8pm
Monday 11th April, 5:30am – 8pm

Group Fitness
Our popular land-based Group Fitness classes will continue to operate throughout the Grand Prix period. In recognition of the indoor pools being unavailable impacting the Aqua Group Fitness classes, we are pleased to offer all Deep Water Running classes in the outdoor pool plus some additional classes! Please visit our Client Portal to view sessions and book. Our normal group fitness timetable will resume on Tuesday 12th April.

Deep Water Running Classes (4 – 11 April)
Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 8am and 9am
Tuesday & Thursday: 9am
Saturday: 7:10am and 8:15am
Sunday: 7:15am

The Childcare service will close for the period of 4 – 18 April, taking in the Grand Prix and Easter period. Childcare will reopen on Wednesday 20th April.

A reminder that the Holiday Program is running between 12 – 22 April. For more information on the program or to make a booking, please visit our website by clicking here.

Maintenance work is occurring on the stadium courts during the Grand Prix period, from 4 – 11 April. During this period squash courts will have availability, visit the Client Portal to view sessions and book a court.

Venue Access
During the period of 4 – 11 April, access to Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre will only be via the Aquatics Entrance on the north-west side of the building. Parking will only be available in the multi-deck car park which can be accessed via the service road off Albert Road.
The Australian Grand Prix Corporation has notified Melbourne Sports Centres of road closures occurring in Albert Park on the following dates and times:

All roads closed – only access through Cecil Street & Old Aughtie Drive
Monday 4th April – Thursday 14th April

Lakeside Drive closed
Friday 1st April – Monday 4th April

Tuesday 19th April – Monday 25th April
Weekdays: Monday 9:30am – Friday 3:30pm
Weekends: Friday 7pm – Monday 7am