Frequently asked questions
Q. What is the Sports Park?
The Sports Park is a unique environment for sport, active recreation, teaching and research. It includes a state-of-the-art sports research facility for teaching and research, an elite performance space and world-class sporting facilities to support local sports activities for up to 10 000 local community members per week.
Q. How can I book the Sports Park facilities?
A number of facilities at the Sports Park are available to book, including the synthetic pitch, AFL oval, lower playing fields, baseball diamond and function spaces in the Pavilion. For more information and to book, visit La Trobe Sports Park Facilities.
Q. Where is the Sports Park located?
The Sports Park is located on 60 hectares in the south-west corner of the university’s campus in Bundoora. Access to the Sports Park is from Kingsbury Drive.
Parking is available in car parks 1, 2, 2A and 2C. For more information on parking at La Trobe University, visit Transport Central.
Q. When will the Sports Park project be complete?
Stage 1 of the project was completed in December 2018. Stage 2 was completed in January 2020.
Q. What is the construction impact?
Construction will take place Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 6am to 7pm, and Saturdays 6am to 3pm.
This means there will be increased activity and noise during these times. For more information on impacts and outages related to the Sports Park project, visit Infrastructure and Operations Impacts and Outages to stay up to date.
Pedestrian pathway works:
From November 2019 to February 2020, a new pedestrian pathway will be built to connect the Science Drive bus interchange with the new pedestrian crossing at Kingsbury Drive into the La Trobe Sports Park.The works will take place in the Visitors Carpark (VCP) and a section of Carpark 1 (CP1).
During this time, the VCP will be temporarily located in CP1 and there will be reduced car and motorcycle parking spaces in these areas. Access will be as follows:
- To access the north of CP1 or VCP - enter and exit via the North Entry off Kingsbury Drive.
- To access the south of CP1 or CP2, enter and exit via the West Entry off Kingsbury drive.
- Access to the Sports Park will not be impacted. Pedestrian access remains via CP2 and the pedestrian underpass.
Q. I want to find out more information, who do I contact?
For more information about the Sports Park project, sport at La Trobe University or our University City of the Future plan, get in touch with us.