Bicycle parking and storage
CycleSmart Centres (Secure Parking)
La Trobe University has a number of CycleSmart Centres that offer more secure parking than the regular bike hoops, through the use of card access. These facilities also include shower and change areas.
You can request CycleSmart Centre access online using the Secure Bike Storage Access Request Form. Please allow up to 24 hours for processing.
The Melbourne Campus CycleSmart Centres are:
- CycleSmart Centre North (east of the RL Reid Building)
- CycleSmart Centre South (east of the Humanities 3 building.
See the Melbourne Campus Cycling Amenities Map for exact locations.
The Bendigo Campus CycleSmart Centres are:
- CycleSmart Centre Sports in the Change Rooms building east of the Sports Field
- CycleSmart Centre Education beside the entrance to the east of the Humanities 3 building.
See the Bendigo Campus Bicycle Map [PDF 1.50MB] for exact locations.
Lockers and Showers
Lockers are available for rent to store your personal belongings and bicycles.
Lockers can be hired from the beginning of March through to end of November each year.
Please note that lockers are in high demand. If you are unable to secure a locker, your name can be added to a waiting list for when one becomes available.
The Melbourne Campus has 138 full size bike lockers at these locations:
Full size bike lockers are available at the following locations (also found on the Cycling Amenities Map)
- Underneath the Eastern Lecture Theatres
- Underneath Health Sciences Walkway next to Health Sciences 1
- In front of Health Sciences 3
- In the foyer between the R L Reid building and Biological Sciences 1
To hire a personal or bike locker, visit the La Trobe University Student Union on Level 2 of Agora West.
The Bendigo Campus has 60 full size bike lockers at key places around the Campus.
The bike lockers managed by the Bendigo Student Association (BSA) are located:
- Between Applied Science 1 and Applied Science 2
- Underneath Arts
- South of Business
Bendigo Campus lockers require a refundable $50 lock deposit. Annual hire is free for BSA Members and $10 per year for non-members.
To hire a personal locker or one of the BSA managed bike lockers, visit the BSA information desk in the Student Union area.
The bike lockers managed by Bendigo Accommodation Services are located:
- South of Residential Units 1A
- West of Hillside Apartments 1
- East of Hillside Apartments 3.
These bike lockers are free of charge to residential students. To request one of these lockers, contact Bendigo Accommodation Services.
See the Bendigo Campus Bicycle Map for locker locations.
There are shower and change facilities in the CycleSmart Centres and many other locations.
The Union Building has showers in the main male and female toilets.
Showers are also available, free of charge, at the Sports Centre. Soap is provided free and towels can be hired for $1 from the Centre reception.
See the Melbourne Campus Cycling Amenities Map for all shower facilities.
See the Bendigo Campus Bicycle Map for the location of shower facilities.