Experience Melbourne’s premiere athletics facility that features an international standard running track and designated warm-up area.

Athletics Overview

Lakeside Stadium is a regular home to state, national and international athletics competitions, including hosting the inaugural Nitro Athletics and Athletics Victoria’s annual Zatopek event. Hundreds of athletes of all ages train and compete at Melbourne Sports Centres – Lakeside Stadium each week, making it the place to develop your athletics pathway.

Lakeside is available for casual public training. Athletes have access to the track and field facilities during below sessions times. There is limited availability and bookings must be made via our Client Portal HERE.

As the premier Athletics and Football venue in Victoria, Lakeside Stadium often hosts major sporting events and competitions. During these times, there will be no casual availability. All availability is per the Client Portal, which is updated live.

Monday4 – 7pm
Tuesday8 – 10am
Tuesday4 – 7pm
Thursday8 – 10am
Thursday4 – 7pm

Interested in getting involved in athletics?

Lakeside Stadium is proud to be the home of Athletics Victoria, Athletics Australia, Little Athletics Victoria, Little Athletics Australia and the Victorian Institute of Sport.

Get Involved in Athletics

Visit our athletics partner pages for more information on how you can get involved.

Our Athletic Partners

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