Sport and fitness
Where to play ball on campus. Whether you’re into playing competitive sports, outdoor adventures or hitting the gym - you'll find it on campus.
Basketball / netball / volleyball
There are three single-hoop outdoor basketball courts on City campus. Netball and volleyball can also be played at A’Beckett Urban Square which can be booked by groups.
Location: Between Building 15 and the University Lawn, below the Alumni Courtyard.
Available for free play.
Location: Gillespie Plaza, off Bowen Street outside Building 14.
Available for free play.
A’Beckett Urban Square
Location: Corner A’Beckett and Stewart Streets, City campus.
Available for free play and group bookings 7.30am–9.00pm daily. Group bookings take precedence over free play.
A’Beckett Urban Square is for use by RMIT students, staff and the wider community. The space has two half courts, one full court set up for basketball and one full court set up for netball. It also features barbeque facilities, table tennis and plenty of outdoor seating.
Group bookings take precedence over free play. RMIT students and staff may book the courts or barbeques for use by contacting RMIT City Fitness on: 9925 2874 or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that RMIT staff wishing to book the entire space for events must first contact us by email email@example.com.
Students and staff are expected to use the courts for basketball, netball or volleyball and must supply their own balls. Groups wishing to play volleyball must first contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org. There is strictly no alcohol or smoking allowed in the space and no skateboarding or cycling. Functions are limited to the hours of 9am–7pm.
Ride your bike to RMIT and get fit, spend less and reduce your carbon footprint.
Free and secure parking is available for cyclists at various campus locations with many offering additional facilities such as showers and changing rooms.
Find out more about how to get access to a bike cage.
Frisbee / Hacky Sack / relax
Alumni Courtyard: lawn area
A historic environment to toss a hacky sack, throw a Frisbee, read a book, or simply relax on a deckchair in the sun.
Between Building 19 and the Old Melbourne Gaol. Enter from Russell Street or the University Lawn area.
RMIT City Fitness offers group fitness classes, personal training, weights, cardio, LCD screens, changing rooms, showers and lockers.
Building 8, Level 3, 360 Swanston Street.
Outdoor gear hire
Members of the RMIT Outdoors Club have access to the gear room where you can hire kayaks, snowboards, rock climbing equipment, bikes and more.
The club gear room is located in Building 8, level 2 (enter RMIT near the Commonwealth Bank just below street level from Swanston Street). Check the current opening hours.
Sharpen your pool skills between classes. Multiple tables are available for use by all students.
At the Swanston Street end of Building 8 Cafeteria.
Trips and tours
RMIT Sports Centre
RMIT Sports Centre offers a huge range of sports facilities on campus including:
- athletics track
- fully equipped gym
- indoor basketball, futsal, badminton, netball and volleyball courts
- outdoor soccer pitch, hockey pitch, squash courts and tennis courts.
Find out more about our facilities including how book a court, field or room.
Building 203, McKimmies Road, Bundoora.
Keep fit and active