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Staying healthy

Staying healthy


There are many ways to get fit in Melbourne. Here are some of our favourite free and cheap ways to exercise.

Join RMIT Social Sports

Free activities including basketball (men and women), futsal, volleyball, swimming and running are offered weekly during the university semester. These fun and social activities are mostly held at A’Beckett Square behind Building 80. View the full schedule of social sports.

Run the Tan

The Tan is Melbourne’s most popular running track. It’s 3.8 km and circles the beautiful Botanical gardens. It goes right past the Shrine of Remembrance and the Arts Centre spire. Find out where the Tan is

Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre (MSAC)

MSAC has two swimming pools, indoor basketball courts, squash, badminton, table tennis and a gym. 

Yarra Bend Park

Walk or run along the tracks next to the Yarra River amongst the trees and birds! 

1000 Steps

The 1000 Steps Walk is an institution for fitness enthusiasts across Melbourne. The 3km trek is one of the most popular spots in the Dandenong Ranges National Park, but its steep terrain is not to be underestimated.