Court Hire

We have a great range of sporting facilities available for private hire.

Whether you’re looking to hold a private training session for your team, or want to play a round of Squash on your lunch break – we have the facility for you. See below for booking details and more on our various facilities.

How to Book

A wide range of different court and facility bookings can be made online below or by visiting the reception at the Nona Lee Sports Centre.

COURT BOOKINGS

We've now transferred to our new our online booking system for casual court hire and memberships.

Usernames and passwords have now been emailed to existing fitness members and casual users from the last 6 months. The email will be from Melbourne University Sport (communications@xplorrecreation.com). New users can create a profile when clicking on the Book Now link above.

Group bookings, recurring bookings or event requests can be made by completing our Booking Request Form.

Online Booking System Guide

1. Visit https://unimelb.perfectmind.com

2. Signup if you haven’t before, or log in with your email and password (call MU Sport reception on 8344 5405 for assistance with this)

3. Select the Casual Venue Hire button from the top

4. Select the sport/area you’d like to hire

5. Adjust the availability search (setting the days and time windows) and ideal playing duration in the section on the left, and select 'Check Availability'

6. The pins will change colour depending on availability within your chosen window
• Green = Fully available
• Yellow = Partially available
• Grey = No availability

7. Select the pin of the court which has availability, and then click 'Choose' on the popup window to progress with making a booking.

FREE Quick Hits for students

Free ‘Quick Hits’ for students is available between 9:00am-11:00am from Monday to Friday for Badminton, Tennis and Squash – these sessions can only be booked as walk-up at the Nona Lee Sports Centre on the day and are subject to availability.

Booking Cancellations

If you're unable to make your booked timeslot and/or wish to cancel your booking, please contact memberships-sport@unimelb.edu.au or Nona Lee Sports Centre reception (8344 5405).

Racquet Courts

Casual Hire - Per Hour Students & Members Other

Squash Courts - Regular

(Monday - Friday, 12:00 - 2.00pm, 5:00pm onwards)

Saturdays and Sundays

$24

$39.50

Squash Courts - Off-peak

$16

$26.50

Tennis Courts - Regular

(Monday - Friday, 12:00 - 2.00pm, 5:00pm onwards)

Saturdays and Sundays

$23.50

$34.50

Tennis Courts - Off-peak

$15.50

$24.50

Badminton Court - Regular

(Monday - Friday, 12:00 - 2.00pm, 5:00pm onwards)

Saturdays and Sundays

$27.50

$39.50

Badminton Court - Off-peak

$19

$27

Racquet/Equipment Hire

$5 (flat rate)

Stadium Sports

Venue Per Hour Students & Members Others

Stadium - Full Court

$65

$121

Stadium - Half Court

$37

$68

Volleyball Court

$37

$56.50

Equipment Hire

$5

Outdoor Hire

Venue Per Hour Students & Members Other

Cricket Nets - Concrete

$5

$20

Multipurpose Synthetic Pitch - Full

$65.50

$118

Multipurpose Synthetic Pitch - Half

$43.50

$78.50

Multipurpose Synthetic Pitch - Quarter (Futsal)

$22

$39.50

Basketball Court (Outdoor)

$15

$31

Equipment hire

$5

View the full price list here.

Rules and Booking Conditions

Casual Bookings

  • Casual court bookings can be made a maximum of 2 weeks. Bookings must be made and paid for in person, or online, at the Sports Centre Reception upon presentation of a current Student, Staff, or Membership Card.
  • The person making the booking must be present at the time of the booking.
  • One 1-hour booking is permitted per Member. Cancellations and transfers require 24 hours' notice.
  • Bookings need to be made and paid for online or at the Sports Centre reception- Courts can be booked 2 weeks in advance, provided the booking is paid for either online or at sports centre reception .
  • No bookings can be made without payment.
  • To access member rates for casual visits, non-members and non-students can purchase a $99 Access Card annually.
  • Arrive 5 minutes early for your booking, your booking time includes pack up and pack down.
  • If you stay longer than your booking time, you will be charged accordingly.
  • For tennis, Squash, Badminton and Group fitness bookings you will be required to present your booking confirmation together with your student/staff/membership card, to gain entry.
  • As of February 1, 2023; ID presented for bookings need to match booking name. If an ID is not presented or is incorrect, access will be declined and refunds for those bookings will not be given.

External Bookings

  • External Group Bookings, Venue Hire and Event bookings are available to schools, corporate and private events, and functions
  • Rates and Terms and Conditions will differ compared to Casual Bookings.

For more information see Functions.

Contact Us

Contact Guest Services on 03 8344 5405 to check court availability or to enquire about a casual court booking.