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
  • Unlimited access to Reformer Pilates (subject to membership type)

Membership prices

Standard membership

ACU Students: $9.95 per week
ACU Staff & Alumni: $13.75* per week
Community: $16.50 per week

Standard membership plus Reformer Pilates

ACU Students: $9.95 per week
ACU Staff & Alumni: $26.70* per week
Community: $32.45 per week

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*Salary sacrifice option available from

Multi-visit pass

ACU Students: $69.50 / 10 visits
ACU Staff & Alumni: $89.50 / 10 visits
Community: $109.50 / 10 visits

Multi-visit pass plus Reformer Pilates

ACU Students: $125 / 10 visits
ACU Staff & Alumni: $165 / 10 visits
Community: $195 / 10 visits

Casual visit pass

ACU Students: $10
ACU Staff & Alumni: $12.50
Community: $15

Casual visit pass plus Reformer Pilates

ACU Students: $14.95
ACU Staff & Alumni: $19.95
Community: $27.86

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 6am - 10pm | Weekends 8am - 5pm

Staffed hours

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

Closed public holidays

Group fitness timetable

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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.


Lachlan completed his bachelor of exercise and sports science in 2020 & masters of high-performance sport in 2023. Lachlan excels at employing evidence-based exercise prescription with a deep reservoir of exercise selection to be able to meticulously tailor your training to accommodate all health and fitness goals. From weight loss to game-day performance, Lachlan has a passion for extracting high-performance outcomes with supporting education on rest, recovery and nutritional based applications to meet your end goals.


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.


Belle is in her final year studying a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science. She has an unwavering passion for health and wellbeing which drives her focus for athlete development and injury prevention. She thoroughly enjoys working with individuals of all ages and fitness levels helping everyone reach their fitness goals. Running is belle's passion, always eager to find ways to enhance her performance and help others do the same


Ruby is in her first year of the Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology course at ACU. She believes that the gym should be an inviting environment for all. Through her experience of being an athlete, she understands the demands of life and how difficult it may be for some people to prioritise their health and fitness. Ruby's goal is to teach people the importance of having an active lifestyle and make the gym a place they look forward to coming to.


Phone: (03) 9953 3665
Instagram: @acuactive