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Sports and recreation

About Active Melbourne

The Active Melbourne program encourages all residents, city workers and visitors to be active regardless of age, gender, culture or ability.

People exercising

Personal trainers wishing to use Melbourne’s parks and open spaces must apply for a permit via the online event permit application form.

Putter, glove and golf ball on grass

Our easy-to-use directory contains recreation and sporting opportunities in the City of Melbourne.

100 Ways to Move it Melbourne

Being at work all day doesn’t mean that you can’t squeeze in some physical activity and make simple improvements to your food choices. Find out how!

Sports ground use football

Each year, more than 70 community sports clubs apply for permits to use the wide range of sports fields available in the City of Melbourne.

People doing exercise on yoga mats in city

Get into shape for life with social and recreational activities all over the city, many of which are supported by the City of Melbourne.

Active Melbourne activities