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?

Upcoming public holidays

Christmas Eve Monday 24 December 5.30am to 6pm
Christmas Day Tuesday 25 December CLOSED
Boxing Day Wednesday 26 December 8am to 6pm
New Year's Eve Monday 31 December 5.30am to 6pm
New Year's Day Tuesday 1 January 12pm to 6pm


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