Lakeside Stadium

The Victorian Government committed over $60 million to State Sports Facilities Project (SSFP) which included the construction of Lakeside Stadium (formerly known as Bob Jane Stadium) in Albert Park and become the new home of athletics in Victoria, housing Athletics Victoria, Athletics Australia, Little Athletics Victoria, Little Athletics Australia and Victorian Athletics League along with the Victorian Institute of Sport and South Melbourne Football Club (soccer).

Lakeside Stadium Access

Summer Program (October – March)

Monday – Friday Saturday & Sunday
Melbourne Sports Hub Members 8:00am – 3:00pm 10:00am – 12:00pm
General Public & Community 8:00am – 3:00pm 10:00am – 12:00pm
Athletics Victoria Program 3:00pm – 8:00pm 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Winter Program (May – September)

From May 1 through to September 18, casual patrons and Athletics Victoria Members are eligible to train at Lakeside Stadium for the casual entry prices while Melbourne Sports Hub Members can enter at members prices.

  • Monday: 12:30pm – 6:30pm
  • Tuesday: 12:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Wednesday: No access
  • Thursday: 12:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Friday: No access
  • Saturday: 10:00am – 2:00pm
  • Sunday: Closed

For for full details on access to Lakeside Stadium visit: