Group Fitness

For beginners through to advanced fitness enthusiasts, our Group Fitness Program has a class to suit you.

Conducted by fully qualified professionals, our extensive Group Fitness program has classes suitable for everyone. No matter your body type, fitness or coordination level, find out about our extensive range of classes and view our current timetable.

Booking and Attending a class
  • Book online up to 24 prior to class starting time, attend the class and tap in at the room gate
  • For Cycling and Lincoln Square Fitness please tap in at reception
  • If reception is unmanned, you are still required to tap in at the gates, or at reception desk for cycling and at Lincoln Square fitness classes
Cancelling a booking
  • You can cancel your booking online prior to 30 minutes of class starting time via the same portal and login details as you booked
  • Under 30 minutes please call reception on 8344 5405 to cancel your online booking

Class Attendances are monitored to ensure no one misses out on a class. Penalties for repeat non-attenders after 3 times in a month will result in having to book at reception for a period of time.

Class Entry

Participants will not be permitted entry to a class five (5) minutes after the advertised starting times. Individual instructors may refuse entry at any time after the class has commenced. BodyPump, BodyStep, and Cycling classes are limited by equipment availability; once all equipment is allocated, the class is considered full.

Free Classes for University of Melbourne Staff

For Semester 1 Starting Monday 27 February, MU Sport will be running free group fitness classes for University staff. MU Sport is running these classes as part of our ongoing staff health and Wellbeing initiatives.

First time users need to visit any of the facilities 10-15 minutes before their first free class, where you will be provided a login for our online booking system. The online system can be used to book into classes up to 24 hours before they begin.

The Free classes are below on presentation of a UoM staff card at reception.

  • Tuesday 7.15am

UoM Staff Yoga

Nona Lee Sports Centre

  • Tuesday 5.15pm

Strong Women's HIIT class

Lincoln Square Fitness

  • Wednesday 5.15pm

UoM Staff Clinical Pilates

Lincoln Square Fitness

Injuries and Medical Conditions

If you have any physical or medical conditions that may be affected by exercise or are pregnant, please seek medical clearance from your doctor prior to participating in any class. Please inform the instructor of any medical concerns prior to class commencing.

Cancellations and Reduced Hours

If the forecast maximum temperature exceeds 35 degrees, some Group Fitness classes may be cancelled for health and safety reasons.

Contact the Sports Centre reception on 03 8344 5405 after 9am to confirm what classes are running on the day. Please check our website for reduced hours and classes running on University Public Holidays.

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Members can continue their fitness journey while at home.

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Improving their mental health and be strong in both body and mind.

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Melbourne Uni Sport members receive a 10% discount on the usual subscription cost ($22.49 rather than $24.99/month) with a 30 day trail period on signing up.

Class Descriptions

We offer a range of group fitness classes for both new and experienced members.


BODYATTACK™ is a high-energy fitness class with moves that caters for all levels. Combining athletic movements like running, lunging and jumping with strength exercises such as push-ups and squats.


BODYBALANCE is ideal for anyone and everyone, BODYBALANCE™is the yoga-based class that will improve your mind, your body and your life.


BODYPUMP is a barbell workout designed to get you lean, toned and fit.


BODYSTEP Basic stepping, just like walking up and down stairs, is at the heart of BODYSTEP™ – a full-body cardio workout to really tone your butt and thighs.

Clinical Pilates

Clinical Pilates is a method of exercise designed to stretch, strengthen, and balance the body by lengthening and firming muscles.


HIIT - High Intensity Interval Training, is a training technique in which you give all-out, one hundred percent effort through quick, intense bursts of exercise, followed by short, sometimes active, recovery periods.


Pilates is a method of exercise that consists of low-impact flexibility and muscular strength and endurance movements. Pilates emphasizes proper postural alignment, core strength and muscle balance

Release and Recover

Release and Recover using the massage ball for self-myofascial release, relaxing contracted muscles, improving blood, oxygen, and lymphatic circulation, and stimulating the stretch reflex in muscles.


RPM™ is a group indoor cycling workout where you control the intensity. It’s fun, low impact and you can burn up to 500 calories a session.

Smaller Group Training Classes

Various exercises challenge your stability and switch on the vital muscles associated with core activation.


Sprint™ is a cycle workout built on the science of high-intensity interval training (HIIT). It’s a quick and intense style of training that returns rapid results with minimal joint impact. In just 30-minutes, participants' physical and mental limits are challenged through bursts of intensity with short periods of rest. The payoff is the calorie burn for hours after stepping off the bike.


Vinyasa Yoga
Vinyasa is a style of yoga characterised by stringing postures together so that you move from one to another, seamlessly, using breath.

Iyengar Yoga
Iyengar Yoga, levels 1 & 2 is a form of yoga as exercise that has an emphasis on detail, precision and alignment in the performance of yoga postures.

Yin Yoga 1
Slow-paced restorative yoga incorporating longer holds in supported poses, for a supple body and centered, calm mind. Suitable for beginners, no experience necessary.

Yoga 1
An introductory/ beginner yoga class. No previous experience necessary.

Yoga 1 and 2
For starting beginners and students with some experience. These classes generate a understanding of yoga postures and breathing.

Yoga 2
Designed for participants who have had previous yoga experience. Enhance your understanding of yoga and build on the foundations you already have.

A combination of yoga and pilates.


X-Train A dynamic cross fitness workout that will improve your all round strength and conditioning. The class incorporates elements of high intensity interval training, strength training and plyometrics.


Zumba combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training, alternating fast and slow rhythms, to help improve cardiovascular fitness.