Experience Melbourne’s best athletics facility, with our international standard running track and designated warm up area. Lakeside Stadium regularly hosts state, national and international athletics competitions, including the inaugural Nitro Athletics and Athletics Victoria's annual Zatopek event. Each week, hundreds of athletes of all ages train and compete at Melbourne Sports Centre's Lakeside Stadium.


When our facility isn't being used for a booking or event, we welcome the public to train on our world-class track.  


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. 

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

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Lakeside Stadium

Lakeside Stadium's impressive state-of-the-art facility features seating for up to 7400 spectators, an international standard athletic running track, designated athletics warm up area, and a FIFA-sized natural grass pitch.

  • Athletic running track
  • FIFA-sized natural grass pitch
  • Warm up area
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