Kensington Community Recreation Centre welcomes members and visitors to use our range of facilities and services.

We run a wide range of group fitness classes each week, offer swimming lessons to people of all ages and abilities, and provide indoor sporting facilities for a range of sports.


We are conveniently located at the corner of Kensington Road and Altona Street in Kensington.

Public Transport
If you are visiting us by public transport, both Kensington and South Kensington train stations are within a short walking distance. Bus route 402 stops outside our centre.

If you are travelling by car, free parking is available on site.


Kensington Community Recreation Centre is well equipped to cater for people of all abilities including;

  • Ramp access to the centre
  • Accessible car spaces

Our friendly team are highly qualified and they have the experience to help you reach your training goals – whatever they may be. Our staff are there for you.


Kensington Community Recreation Centre is owned by Melbourne City Council and managed by YMCA Victoria. As a YMCA community centre, we understand the needs of our members and visitors. We work with a number of community, sports and government bodies to offer opportunities for all our participants. YMCA is the leader in community and recreation facility management. We aim to provide the best in community care and services. 


We are committed to help you and your family live a healthier and happier life through more informed food and health choices. To support this goal, we have developed an exciting nutrition program in partnership with Australia’s leading network of nutrition experts, n4 food and health.

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