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.

Roadmap for a Return to Sport

*Resumption of all activities, timelines and numbers listed below are pending Victorian Government and University approval and are subject to change*

Stage 4: Lock-down (First Step) - From 14 September

Online classes and activities available on Staying Active

Stage 3: Stay at Home (Second Step) - From 28 September and when 30-50 cases per day

Online classes and activities available on Staying Active

Stage 2: Go Outside (Third Step) - From 19 October and less than 5 cases with an unknown source in the last 14 days

Online classes and activities available on Staying Active

Stage 1: Stay Aware (Last Step) - When no new cases for 14 days

Restricted access to indoor facilities with limited participants (up to 10 per class). Online Group Fitness classes to continue

Stage 0 – COVID Normal - When thresholds are met

Further increases to participant numbers

Class Information

Classes have limited spaces. If you have not booked your classes online, you must check in at reception 30 minutes prior to ensure that there is space available. Your membership card or casual visit pass must be presented and you must tap into class at the gate or at reception prior to attending.

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 Timetabled Classes for students & staff

Classes marked FREE for Students on the timetable are free for UoM students - on presentation of a UoM student card at reception.


Free Classes for University of Melbourne Staff

Starting Monday 2 March, 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 11.30am

UOM Staff HIIT 30 minutes

Beaurepaire Centre – Gym

Wednesday 1.10pm

UOM Staff Walking Group 30 minute

Meet at Sports Centre

Thursday 11.30am

UOM Staff X-Train 30 minutes

Beaurepaire Centre – Gym

Friday 1.45pm

UOM Staff Yoga 45 minutes

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.

Class Etiquette

You are required to bring your own sweat towel to all Group Fitness classes. Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. At all times, follow the instructor's direction in regards to technique and safety cues.

Hydration

We recommend that you bring a water bottle to each class. Water fountains are also available in all our group fitness studios.

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.

Class Descriptions

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

Bodyattack®

Bodyattack® is the sports-inspired cardio workout for building strength and stamina. This high energy, interval training class combines athletic aerobic movements with strength and stabilisation exercises.

Bodybalance®

Bodybalance® is a dynamic, fitness-to-music program that leaves you feeling relaxed and renewed. It combines the best of eastern disciplines such as Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates.

Bodypump®

Bodypump® tones, builds and conditions lean muscle mass in all the major muscle groups by using adjustable, weight-loaded barbells to motivating music.

Bodystep®

Bodystep® is a pre-choreographed class that concentrates on simple moves with combinations put together with inspiring music. BOOT FIT helps you find a new level of personal achievement and reach your fitness goals. You will progressively improve your strength, fitness and flexibility whilst meeting new challenges. Boot Fit is not weather dependant, and classes will run as scheduled.

Cardio Box

Cardio Box is a boxing circuit style class that utilises boxing equipment and movements. This class requires no previous experience. Note: Cardio Box at Beaurepaire Gym is an outdoor class (weather dependant).

Corepower

Corepower is a 30 minute class following on strengthening both the abdominals and the core. A combination of various exercises challenge your stability and switch on the vital muscles associated with core activation.

Corepower Strength

Corepower Strength is an extended version of Corepower class incorporating more strength based exercises.

Express Class

Runs for 30 minutes.

Grit™

Grit™ is an intense, 30-minute team training session that will blast all major muscle groups and take your training to the next level.

Hardcore

Hardcore is a challenging mobility class that is designed to help you get the most out of your gym sessions. The class incorporates the use of ab-rollers, body weight exercises, foam rollers, magic circles and thera-bands. Suitable for all fitness levels.

HIIT

Work, Rest, Repeat! This 30min class uses 8 sets of 20 seconds sprint + 10 seconds rest per exercise with simple full body exercises and Ergo's. If ball slams, burpees and Airdynes are your thing this class is for you.

HIIT Classes

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

Pilates is a unique form of simple, yet precise, body conditioning exercises, which works to strengthen and balance the muscles of the body, focusing on core strength.

Release and Recover

Improve the flexibility of your joints and muscles with our massage ball class. Feeling ‘loose’ and comfortable is a vital component in any fitness regime, whether you’re a newbie or a professional level athlete, it can boost the effectiveness of your workout routine.

Rowfit

Improve your rowing technique and efficiency while working 95% of the muscles in your body! This class utilises the C2 Rower to build your strength, power and cardiovascular fitness.

RPM™

An indoor cycling routine workout where you ride to the rhythm of powerful music. Take on the terrain with your inspiring team coach who leads the pack through hills, flats, mountain peaks, time trials, and interval training. Discover your athlete within − sweat and burn to reach your endorphin high.

Smaller Group Training Classes

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

Sprint™

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. STRETCH AND TONE is designed to assist with overall muscle tone, while focusing on flexibility throughout the class.

Yoga

Vinyasa Yoga
A style of yoga characterised by stringing posture together so that you move from one to another, seamlessly, using breath. Commonly referred to as “flow” yoga.

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.

Yogalates
A combination of yoga and pilates.

X-Train

X-Train is a high intensity, resistance based class that builds your strength and fitness levels. This class uses a mixture of TRX, kettlebells, medicine balls, bands, ropes, ergos and body weight based exercises. No two classes will be the same. Suitable for all fitness levels.

Zumba®

Zumba® fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away.