State Gymnastics Centre
Inner South | IS10
The State Gymnastics Centre is one of the best gymnastics training facility outside of the Australian Institute of Sport. Today it is home to the ATLAS Gymnastics Club, a committee-run club that caters for athletes who are achieving or have the potential to compete on the world stage in Women's Artistic Gymnastics.
The building is designed with very high ceilings in the training area for safety and to accommodate the specialised training equipment such as harnesses and bungees to help athletes learn high aerial skills. It has Olympic standard equipment such as beams, parallel bars, metal training bars, vaults, tramp runs, rod floors, and performance floors.
The ATLAS Gymnastics High Performance Club's objectives are high performance program dedicated to developing international elite gymnasts. Its objectives are to identify current and developing gymnasts, with athletes coming from across Australia for intensive training under an expert team of coaches for anywhere from 22 to 32 hours per week.
Atlas Gymnastics Club welcomes visitors to see the women’s high performance training gymnasium and watch our athletes train high performance skills and routine while enjoying a light refreshment.
Need to Know
Open: Saturday 27 July 9.30am–1pm
Tour Type: Open Entry, Guided
Tour Details: Tours at 10am, 10.30am, 11am, 11.30am, 12pm, 12.30pm, running 30 minutes in groups of 10.
Access: Fully accessible, all ages.
Kids Activity: Participate in colouring in and craft activities and view high performance athletes training
Building Type: Sports Facility
Architecture Era: Pre-separation Colonial (1836-1850)
Transport: Tram stop: High St/Chapel St route 6, 78
Photo Credit: Ben Schmideg, EP Group, Allan Cummins Photography
Level 3, 41 Green Street Windsor 3181, Prahran VIC