Community sport in Albert Park

Community sport in Albert Park

Community sport in Albert Park

Community sport in Albert Park

Community sport in Albert Park

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Community sport in Albert Park

Albert Park

A variety of community sports are played in Albert Park. There are teams for all ages and abilities, with opportunities for social sport and competitive team sport.

Community (amateur) sports played within Albert Park include athletics, Australian rules football, baseball, cricket, frisbee, Gaelic football, hockey, rowing, rugby union, sailing, soccer, tennis, and touch football – and more.

Many clubs are members of the Albert Park Community Sporting Tenants Association. The Association may be contacted at albertparksportsclubs@gmail.com.

There are currently 20 sporting fields (see the Albert Park visitor guide (PDF) for a map), which accommodate around 42 clubs and host numerous local interstate and international sporting events. Community (amateur) sports played within Albert Park include Athletics, Australian Rules Football, Baseball, Cricket, Frisbee, Gaelic Football, Hockey, Rowing, Rugby Union, Sailing, Soccer, Tennis, and Touch Football – and more.

There are teams for all ages, genders, and abilities, and many opportunities for individual sport and social sport as well as competitive team sport. See the Albert Park community sport club contact list (PDF).

Things to do in the area

 
Four friends pat their two dogs next to Albert Park Lake with the Melbourne CBD skyline in the background.

Picnic areas in Albert Park

Albert Park has nine picnic areas around the picturesque lake, which can be used for picnics and barbecues. Each area has a range of facilities including free electric barbecues, playgrounds,shelters and wide open spaces.
Two women in activewear walk their dogs while two runners approach them.

Dog walking in Albert Park

With its picturesque lake and network of trails, Albert Park offers your dog a smorgasbord of exciting sights and smells as well as off-lead areas to run and play.
Albert Park Golf Course with views of Melbourne's CBD skyline in the background.

Albert Park Golf Course

The Albert Park Golf Course is situated in the picturesque Albert Park, just 2km from the Melbourne CBD, and adjacent to the famous St Kilda Road Boulevard.
The main swimming pool at MSAC.

Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre

Facilities include; Indoor and outdoor pools,hydrotherapy pool, Wellness Zone including hot yoga, reformer pilates cycle studio, performance gym, swim analysis lab and more!

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Community sport in Albert Park

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Community sport in Albert Park

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

  • Albert Park

    Sea Scouts pier closure

    The Sea Scouts pier has been closed in the interests of public safety.  We appreciate your understanding. 

    This closure is temporary and we are working to have the pier repaired and reopened.

    Carousel Boardwalk closure

    The Carousel boardwalk has been closed in the interests of public safety.  Please use alternate route around Carousel. 

    This closure is temporary and we are working to have the boardwalk repaired and reopened. We appreciate your understanding.

    Albert Park Car Parking Office - Closed until further notice

    Due to covid restrictions the Albert Park Car Parking Office is closed until further notice. Please send your completed parking permit application to our inbox; albertparkparking@parks.vic.gov.au, alternatively please send it to the following postal address:
     
    Parking Administration
    Parks Victoria
    PO Box 768
    South Melbourne VIC 3205
     
    Please ensure all fields are filled in.
     
    Please allow 7 working days to process your application from the time Parks Victoria receives payment and the completed applications form.
     
    For further information please email albertparkparking@parks.vic.gov.au

  • Cormorant Picnic Area (Albert Park, Albert Park Lake)

    Temporary Closure of Cormorant Toilet Block

    Due to plumbing issues, Cormorant Toilet Block has been closed while rectification works are undertaken.

    The nearest toilets are at Cox-McKenzie Pavilion, Community Playground, and Coot Picnic Area, as signed.

    We apologise for any inconvenience.

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Sites

    Parking fees - CPI Increase 1st September 2021

    There will be a CPI price increase to parking fees on 1st September 2021. Each financial year the treasurer, Department of Treasury and Finance sets the CPI increase applicable to fees and charges from 1st July each year. 

    The new parking fees from 1st September 2021 are:
    Weekday hourly rate: $5.50 per hour (previously $5.40 per hour)
    Weekdays 5pm to 9pm flat rate: $5.50 (previously $5.40)
    Weekday maximum all day rate: $13.20 per day (previously $13.00 per day)
    Weekends flat rate fee: $5.50 per day (previously $5.40 per day)

    Parking permits will continue to be available for park businesses and members of Albert Park tenant clubs. New permit fees will commence on 1st September 2021:
    Sports Club Permit – 6 months: $34.70 (previously $34.20)
    Sports Club Permit– 6 months concession*: $17.35 (previously $17.10)
    Sports Club Permit – 12 months: $69.70 (previously $68.70)
    Sports Club Permit – 12 months concession*: $34.85 (previously $34.20)
    Junior Sports Club Permit – 12 months: $17.30 (previously $17.00)
    Tenant permit – 3 months: $216.80 (previously $213.60)
    Tradespersons permit – 7 days: $25.40 (previously $25.00)

    *Concession prices are available for eligible concession cardholders including Centrelink Health Care Card, Centrelink Pensioner Card, Veterans Affairs Gold Card for All Conditions, Veterans Affairs Gold Card War Widow, Veterans Affairs Gold Card TPI and Veterans Affairs Gold card POW and EDA.

    The net revenue from parking fees will continue to be reinvested back into Albert Park Reserve services and facilities and the sports and recreation club grant program.

    To provide feedback on the Albert Park Reserve parking fees email albertparkparking@parks.vic.gov.au. 


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Two teenage girls take part in a sailing race on Port Philip Bay in a small boat called Inkspot.

Water activities in Albert Park

Enjoy a day of boating on Albert Park Lake; join a rowing or sailing club or hire a paddle boat.
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