La Trobe University offers a variety of ways to take a break from the books and get involved in sport and active recreation. Hit up La Trobe Sport to find out how you can work up at sweat at the Indoor Sports Centre, make new friends at an affiliated sport club, join a social sport team, or represent La Trobe at Uni Nationals.
1. Sports Clubs
La Trobe offers its students and its broader community, opportunities to participate in social sporting competitions, recreational activities and events. You can play for one of our 23 affiliated sporting clubs, represent La Trobe at Australian and Southern University Games, or join Team La Trobe and represent us in runs, walks and bike rides.
You can find all of the Uni’s affiliated clubs here.
2. The Sports Centre
The Sports Centre offers a number of membership options and opening all facilities and services to students, the LTU community (this includes Staff, Alumni, On-campus tenants and Springthorpe residents) and the general public.
LTU Student Union members receive a further 5% discount on Sports Centre prices.
On-going La Trobe University staff have the flexibility to subscribe with a fortnightly salary deductions membership.
Fully Equipped Gymnasium with equipment to cater for all types of people and levels of fitness!
- Technogym cardiovascular and machine weights
- Functional fitness area
- Weightlifting platforms
- Plenty of racks, benches and free weights.
Friendly qualified staff ready to help you with everything health and fitness!
- 25m heated indoor pool
- 5 lanes
- Deep water pit
- Tarzan rope
- Outdoor grassed area
- Lap lane availability
- Group Fitness – Group exercise program
- Strong Zone – MindBody*
- Zen Den – MindBody*
- Core Cave – MindBody*
3. Awesome Sports Partnerships
The Uni has sports partnerships with Carlton Football Club, Melbourne City FC and Melbourne Rebels. Partnering with these organisations provide students, staff and researchers meaningful educational, research, social and community outcomes through sport.
Core to all of our partnerships is the ability to provide employability outcomes for our students through exclusive internships, game day experiences and industry mentorships.
It all means heaps of tickets from games and activations on campus.
4. Social Sport
Play social basketball, futsal, tennis or netball in our social sport competitions.
5. Our World Class Sports Park
Our new, state-of-the-art Sports Park Pavilion opened in March. The Pavilion is part of La Trobe’s $150 million Sports Park development, which includes a footy oval and a FIFA standard synthetic soccer pitch.
6. Compete against other Universities
Represent Team La Trobe against other universities in intervarsity sports competitions in the University Nationals or play sports that don’t fall inside of regular Australian University Sport events.
How to get involved
Join an affiliated sport club or check out what’s on offer at the La Trobe Indoor Sports Centre at the Mid – Year Clubs Fest on Thursday 1 August. La Trobe Sport is offering an exclusive 4 months for 3 deal for all students.