International standard running track, athletics warm up areas, FIFA-sized pitch. Function spaces are available to book for hire.

Lakeside Stadium is located in the northern end of the iconic Albert Park Lake and play host to a variety of sporting events, social functions and other events that take advantage of the picturesque setting. Along with its international standard athletic facilities and FIFA sized soccer pitch, there are many functions rooms available to hire to suit your events needs. 

Lakeside Opening Hours & Map

Opening Hours

Venue is open for bookings only. Learn more here.

Victoria’s premier athletics venue, Melbourne Sports Centres – Lakeside is available for casual public training. Athletes have access to the track and field facilities however sessions have limited availability and bookings must be made via availability view HERE.

Our venues are currently operating as cashless.


33 Aughtie Drive, Albert Park, VIC 3206

Lakeside Parking & Entry


Parking at Lakeside Stadium is owned and operated by Parks Victoria. There is a total of 418 parking bays in the Lakeside car park including 10 disabled car parks and one loading bay.


Please speak to our Customer Experience team if you require assistance or have any questions.

Getting Here By Tram

There are two convenient tram routes which drop you right at our front door.

Route 96 (East Brunswick to St Kilda Beach) – Stop 129 Route 12 (City to South Melbourne/St Kilda) – Stop 131

Lakeside Events Calendar

Check out what events are coming up on the MSC calendar.

Lakeside Availability & Bookings

Plan ahead for your next visit!

Lakeside Accessibility, Mobility and ENTRY Information

Refer to the links below to plan access for patrons with limited mobility.

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