Richmond Recreation Centre

Richmond recreation 

At Richmond, we have Melbourne's oldest indoor 50-metre pool, which is a favourite of Olympians, footballers and other elite athletes.

We have two gyms, a group fitness studio and a spin studio. Our pools include a 50-metre indoor pool, a Learn to Swim pool, a toddler pool as well as a spa, sauna and steam room.

How do I get to Richmond Recreation Centre?

Richmond Recreation Centre is on Gleadell Street, just off Bridge Road.

To find public transport routes, visit Public Transport Victoria

When is Richmond Recreation Centre open?


What are the opening hours for Easter and Anzac Day public holidays?

Our opening hours will be affected by the Easter and Anzac day public holidays:

  • Good Friday 19 April: closed
  • Easter Saturday 20 April: normal operating hours and timetable
  • Easter Sunday 21 April: normal operating hours and timetable
  • Easter Monday 22 April: 8am to 6pm, modified timetable
  • Anzac Day Thursday 25 April: 8am to 6pm, modified timetable



Please note, we will be upgrading the change rooms next to the gym from Tuesday 23 March. There will be closures and restricted access to the gym, change rooms and centre during this time, including a restricted group exercise timetable for a period of time. Find out more about the closure

Monday to Thursday 5.30am to 10pm
Friday 5.30am to 9pm
Saturday and Sunday 7am to 7pm

Pools, spa and sauna

Monday to Thursday 5.30am to 9.45pm
Friday 5.30am to 8.45pm
Saturday and Sunday 7am to 6.45pm

From May to September, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays the 50m pool closes at 8.30pm for canoe polo.

Occasional child care

Our occasional child care is open Monday to Friday

  • Session 1: 9 to 10.30am
  • Session 2: 10.30am to 12 noon

Disability access

To ensure everyone can access Richmond Recreation Centre, we have:

  • disability parking
  • entry ramp
  • pool hoist
  • accessible change rooms
  • elevator to group exercise room

We also offer a range of supported access programs, including Access All Abilities, Striving for Maximum Strength and Cerebral Palsy.

Contact us

p. 9205 5032
a. 11-15 Gleadell Street, Richmond 3121