Sport and recreational facilities

Gardens Point's fitness facilities are available for students, staff and the public. The aquatic centre and gym are operated by YMCA at our Science and Engineering Centre, P Block.

Student sport

As a student, you'll have the opportunity to get involved in premier and social sport competitions. Social sports include basketball, netball, volleyball, dodgeball, touch football, water polo and soccer, as well as social dance classes.

QUT Sport also provides training and organisation for the Australian University Games.

We are recognised by the Australian Institute of Sport and the Australian Sports Commission as an Elite Athlete Friendly University. We provide flexible study options for our athletes, and more than 300 elite athletes, across more than 50 different sports, are currently enrolled.

YMCA Fitness and Aquatic Centre

Swimming pool

The Kelvin Grove aquatic centre offers a 25m heated indoor pool.

Visit YMCA Aquatic Centre for opening times, prices and swim programs.

Gym

The gym features:

  • new equipment and the latest technology
  • functional and high intensity training
  • mindfulness and meditation programs
  • group fitness classes
  • free body scan
  • community events.

Visit YMCA Fitness Centre for opening times, prices and fitness timetables.

Cycle centre

Gardens Point's state-of-the-art cycle centre makes riding to and from the city easy. It's open seven days a week, and allows you to store your bike on campus. It features:

  • 213 Josta bike racks
  • luxury changing rooms
  • lockers.

The Cycle Centre is managed by QUT Facilities Management.

Exercise clinic and physiotherapy services

At our QUT Exercise Physiology Clinic, students from the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences treat patients from the community while supervised by accredited exercise physiologists.

The clinic provides pre-exercise screenings and physical assessments in order to prescribe individualised, low-cost exercise plans in areas such as chronic disease management, wellbeing, injury prevention and rehabilitation.

Core Healthcare can also tailor physiotherapy programs for individuals or groups.