ACU Active - Melbourne

You’ll find ACU Active Melbourne on the lower ground floor in the basement level of ACU’s Mary Glowrey building, conveniently located on Victoria Parade on the border of Fitzroy, Collingwood and East Melbourne. Our boutique health club provides a welcoming space to get active and pursue your fitness goals with expert guidance from qualified exercise scientists. We are open to ACU students and staff, as well as community members and local employees.

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Membership options

The ACU Active Melbourne gym offers competitive yet affordable membership options for students, staff and the local community. Find out which membership option is right for you to start achieving your fitness goals. An ACU Active membership includes:

  • full access to ACU Active, Melbourne
  • unlimited access to small group fitness classes (subject to capacity)
  • complimentary Kick Starter sessions – assessment and program
  • change room, shower and free member lockers
  • flexible fortnightly direct debit.


Student: $10.50 per week
Staff: $12.69* per week
Community: $15.00 per week

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Our team


Louis has a strong background in strength and conditioning, having worked with the Sydney Swans and NSW Waratahs following his degree in sports and exercise science at UTS. Since leaving professional sports, and moving into the private sector, Louis holds a deep passion for running where he is an accredited running coach and works predominantly with middle to long-distance runners.


Matt is a personal trainer and small group trainer who enjoys working with clients of all levels, from athletes requiring sport-specific preparation to beginners wanting an introduction to training. He graduated from ACU with a degree in exercise science and business administration. Matt’s passionate about writing programs that are not only right for your goals but also allow for enjoyable and sustainable training habits to be built.


Steven is a professional strength and conditioning coach with a passion for athletic development and high-performance training. He brings to ACU a vast array of experience and acquired knowledge gained over his years of coaching and training athletes from many different sporting codes, as well as numerous general population clients. Steve is eager to assist, coach and educate ACU Active members looking for individualised and goal-based driven training programs and personal training.


William is a Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology student after graduating from ACU with a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science. He enjoys working through complex case studies and the challenge of making the program fit perfectly to the client’s needs. He is inspired by the Zig Zaglar saying that states “repetition is the mother of learning, the father of action, which makes it the architect of accomplishment”.


Lachlan is in his final year of a Bachelor of High Performance Sport here at ACU. He brings a positive can-do attitude to all levels of small-group and individual training, from beginners to elite athletes. Finding a fun and sustainable way to train is what’s most important! Lachlan’s passion is in endurance sport, as a Foundation Accredited Triathlon Coach he brings his love for all things swim, bike, and run to the ACU Active team.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 6am – 10pm | Weekends 8am – 6pm 

Staffed hours

Monday to Thursday 8am - 6pm | Friday 8am - 2pm

Closed public holidays



Phone: (03) 9953 3665
Instagram: @acuactive

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