Venue Update

- The latest updates on how COVID-19 restrictions impact our venues


Update as of June 18 2021.


Following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions last night, the Gym at MSAC will be open for casual bookings from Saturday 19 June. Sessions are available as per the timetable on the Client Portal. We have truly appreciated your patience as we worked with Sport and Recreation Victoria and the Victorian Government to ensure a safe re-opening of our indoor facilities.

We have also added Indoor Reformer Pilates to our Group Fitness offerings at Melbourne Sports Centres – Lakeside from today. Classes will be held in the Albert By The Lake function room, which overlooks the picturesque Lakeside Stadium and has stunning views of the Melbourne skyline.

We also continue to offer Casual Lap Swimming in our Outdoor Competition Pool at MSAC, Spin, Abs & Core, HIIT and Mat Pilates classes outdoors at Lakeside, and Casual Track and Field also at Lakeside. More information can be found below.

All offerings are available on a casual basis, with bookings now live via our Client Portal here.

Gym Sessions

The Gym is back with casual sessions now on offer at Melbourne Sports Centres – MSAC! Each session will run for 50 minutes, with availability as per the Client Portal.

Casual Lap Swimming

Get your winter training back on track with Casual Lap Swimming sessions held in the world class Outdoor Competition Pool at Melbourne Sports Centres – MSAC. Each session will run for 50 minutes to ensure everyone has a chance to get back in the pool!

Group Fitness Classes at Lakeside

Take in panoramic views of the Melbourne CBD while you join our Outdoor Group Fitness Classes at Melbourne Sports Centres – Lakeside! In an intimate yet socially distanced outdoor setting, our Group Fitness Team will have you feeling fit and invigorated as they take you through a 45-minute Spin, Abs & Core, HIIT or Mat Pilates class. We have also added Reformer Pilates in the Albert By The Lake function room to our Lakeside Group Fitness offerings. Our session times will change week to week so please keep checking available times on the Client Portal.

Casual Track and Field

Victoria’s premier athletics venue, Melbourne Sports Centres – Lakeside is available for casual public training. Athletes have access to the track and field facilities however sessions have limited availability and bookings must be made via the Client Portal here.

Entry, Parking and Safety

Entry for Casual Gym at MSAC is through the Main Entry (accessed via Aughtie Drive) only, with parking available in the Stadiums Carpark.

Entry for Casual Outdoor Lap Swimming at MSAC is through the Aquatics Entry (accessed via Albert Road) only, with parking available in the Multi-Deck Carpark.

Entry for Group Fitness Classes at Lakeside is through the Service Gate located next to the South Melbourne Football Club, with parking available in the Lakeside Stadium Carpark.

Entry for Casual Track and Field at Lakeside is through Gate 1, with parking available in the Lakeside Stadium Carpark.

All patrons must scan the QR codes provided upon entry to register their visit for contact tracing purposes. Face masks must be worn at all times when at our venues, unless partaking in strenuous exercise.

We encourage you to come ready to train and will be enforcing a ‘get in, get out’ approach to minimise contact with other patrons!