Return to Campus

This page contains information on the return to campus for Melbourne University Sport programs and services

Welcome back to campus

Page last updated: 1:00pm, Friday 26 February 2021

Indoor mask rule to change

After the announcement by the Premier today, masks no longer need to be worn inside the Nona Lee Sports Centre or Beaurepaire Centre from midnight Friday 26 February.

All other COVIDSafe protocols will continue, including adhering to physical distancing, and following the directions of staff when requested.

We look forward to seeing you back on campus soon. View the current opening hours here.


Facility use expanded

Thanks to the collective effort behind containing the spread of COVID-19 in Victoria, capacity limits and entry restrictions at the Beaurepaire Centre and Nona Lee Sports Centre will soon be significantly improved!

Beaurepaire Centre

  • Increase capacity to 150 patrons at a time
  • Removal of pre-booking system and 45 minute workout time – stay as long as you want!
  • Re-open Changerooms and communal use areas such as water fountains
  • The pay-per-visit system to access the gym will remain. All direct debit and payroll deduction fitness memberships will remain indefinitely suspended until further notice. If you wish to reactivate your membership instead of paying per visit, please contact our memberships team.

Nona Lee Sports Centre

  • Increase capacity to 150 patrons at a time
  • All contact and non-contact sport to resume
  • Re-open Changerooms and communal use areas such as water fountains

Your health and safety is our most important priority as we bring sport back to the campus, read the section below on how to stay safe on campus.

We're back on campus!

The information below is accurate as at 11:00am Wednesday 17 February 2021

Gym, Pool, and Group Fitness have returned with Badminton, Squash and Tennis Court Hire also now available!

Gym and Pool no longer require bookings and can be accessed on a walk-up basis with no session limits.

Group Fitness bookings will open 48 hours prior to each session via our online booking system.

Tennis, Badminton and Squash Court Hire booking information can be found here.

Casual pricing will be applied for each session and booking. Fitness memberships will remain on suspension but can be reactivated, please email the Guest Services Team to do so.

Some key items to note when using our facilities:

  • A full-size towel is mandatory for all gym and group fitness classes. If you do not have a full-size towel you will not be able to participate in your booking. Your towel must be used as a barrier between you and any equipment that you sit, recline, or lie down on, including the floor/ground
  • You will be required to wipe down equipment that you have used at the end of your session. We will provide sanitizer spray and wipes after you have used it

Find out more information on the activities at the buttons below:

Your return to campus

The information below is accurate as at 11:00am Wednesday 17 February 2021


We all have a responsibility to keep our campus safe.

It’s important to understand that this is not an immediate return to campus life as it was before COVID‑19.

Prior to returning to campus, all visitors to campus must complete have completed the University's Health Declaration at least once, view the University's COVIDSafe Tutorial and agree to all social distancing and hygiene measures put in place by the University and Melbourne University Sport:

Each program will also have its own process when accessing our facilities which need to be followed.

To stay safe, students, staff and visitors must:

  • not come to campus if you have a fever, chills or sweats, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose, or loss of sense of taste or smell – however mild
  • wear a fitted face mask, covering the nose and mouth
  • adhere to physical distancing
  • maintain hand hygiene
  • cough/sneeze into your elbow
  • plan your trip
  • minimise movement around campus
  • use the Snap Send Solve app to report concerns or problem

Our programs will be recording your details, we also strongly recommend downloading the COVIDSafe app or keeping a diary to assist with contact tracing.

Visit here for the latest Coronavirus updates from the University of Melbourne and links to other resources. Follow this guide about getting tested for COVID-19 and what to do if you or someone you know tests positive, including notifying the University.

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