Community sport in Albert Park


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

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!

How to get there

Community sport in Albert Park

Need to know

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.

  • Swan Picnic Ground (Albert Park, Albert Park Lake)

    Swan playground is closed

    The Swan playground is currently closed until further notice

  • Coot Picnic Ground (Albert Park, Albert Park Lake)

    The Liberty Swing is closed

    The Liberty Swing is closed until further notice

Similar experiences

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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