Many gym chains vie for attention, and one that has kept their character across the years is Doherty's. They are open 24-7 in a range of locations across Melbourne, with weights rooms and cardio equipment. Membership details are here, and there are also casual visits for $10 or less.
Get fit for Summer at Dohertys. Credits: Giphy site,https://giphy.com/gifs/common-k69ShqFOdZkUU
Jogging is a popular pastime in spacious Melbourne, and Princes Park in Carlton North is one of the most well-worn trails. More details on this 3.3 kilometre track can be found here.
A popular sport amongst retirees, Lawn Bowls clubs are all across Melbourne, including Thornbury at 27 Ballantyne Street. Their website is here, and they are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Click here for further information, including casual visits and competition.
There are many types of martial arts, and the Shogun Martial Arts Centre in Moonee Ponds, has regular classes for all skill levels. They are at 15a Puckle Street, and more information available here.
Martial Arts is a great way to keep fit. Credits: Giphy,https://giphy.com/gifs/creativity-M0lI9CE4zKNoI
Indoor Rock Climbing centres are all over Melbourne, and North Walls is in Brunswick (Unit 3, 17-19 Hope Street). Their hours are here, and prices start from $18 for adults. Click here for more information.
Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre has 10 squash courts that can be booked for casual hire or competitions. MSAC also run a range of squash programs for social squash, pennant, and juniors. Enquiries can be emailed to [email protected], or book at this link.
Melbourne has many great tennis courts, and Boroondara Tennis Centre has 23 flood-lit courts, a club house, and change rooms. It is located in Balwyn North at the corner of Thompsons and Bulleen Road.
One of the big chains of Tenpin Bowling venues is OZ Tenpin with locations across Melbourne. They do have some school holiday specials if you are taking the family. For more details click here.
Yoga is a great way to stay fit and flexible and there are many studios across Melbourne, including the WilliamstownYoga Centre at 109 Douglas Parade. Timetables and prices are here.
Zumba is a mix of dancing and aerobics popular across town. The Essendon classes are held on the corner of Buckley Street and Mt Alexander Road on a regular basis, and the organisers can be contacted here.