The rowing clubs at Albert Park Lake operate weekly races and annual regattas.
The Albert Park South Melbourne Rowing Club operate from the Plant-Williamson Rowing Pavilion.
The Y Rowing Club operate from McAdam House (Powerhouse) and can be contacted on 9529 8596.They conduct Come and Try / Learn to Row sessions for all ages on Sunday mornings. Competition crew training and school or corporate programs are also available.
Fish include Rainbow Trout and Golden Perch. A Recreational Fishing Licence is required and Victorian Recreational Fishing Guidelines must be followed. Parks Victoria encourages the 'catch and release' method of fishing but European Carp (a noxious fish) must be removed from the lake once caught. Fish caught in Albert Park Lake are not considered suitable for consumption.
Albert Park Model Yacht Club race every Sunday afternoon adjacent to McAdam House (Powerhouse). Enjoy the thrills of big yacht racing without getting wet. email@example.com
The sailing clubs that operate on Albert Park Lake conduct regular races on the lake every Saturday and are all located in Aquatic Drive. The clubs welcomes new members and provides regular training programs.
Sailing School and Boat Hire
Boating is a popular safe activity on the lake. The Boatshed provides introductory experiences and learn to sail programs for kids, teenagers and adults. Our weekend and holiday programs run continuously year-round. Private sailing experiences, group bookings and free opportunities to experience sailing are also available.
Visit www.theboatshed.net.au or call (03) 9088 7207 for more information.
The Boatshed is also affiliated with Sailability Victoria, offering inclusive sailing opportunities for all members of the community including groups and individuals of all ability levels.
The Sailability program operates from The Boatshed at 3 Aquatic Drive. This program is an introduction to sailing for people of all abilities. A number of disabled parking bays are available in Aquatic Drive. Additionally, drop offs are available in the gravel area adjacent to The Boatshed.
The aim of Sailability is to introduce all ages and abilities to the joys of sailing in a straightforward, fun and inexpensive way.
Sailability clubs operate in many parks and other locations across Victoria. For more information about Sailability visit www.sailability.org/au/australia
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Change of Conditions
Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.
Notices Affecting Multiple Sites
Covid-19 Testing Site: Pit Lane Aughtie Drive – Albert ParkThe Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre testing site is soon relocating to the Pit Lane, Aughtie Drive. This facility is being established by the Department of Health (DH).The facility will take up a portion of the pit lane. There will be ample traffic management and direction in the surrounding area, and will be cordoned off from the general public, with security officers in attendance onsite at all times.The sporting facilities and the surrounding park will still be available for use by the community during this time. The below attachment outlines the change of conditions including traffic changes.For further information about this and other testing sites, please visit https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/where-get-tested-covid-19
Attachments: Covid-19-Testing-site-relocation-and-road-conditions-Albert-Park (1,178KB)
AGPC - Albert Park Circuit ModificationsDear valued Albert Park Tenants and Park Users,Please be advised that the Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC) is planning to undertake a civil works upgrade project at various locations within Albert Park, including circuit resurfacing and modifications.The attached communication provides further information regarding the project of works.Please contact AGPC via return email should you have any questions about this project, or any Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix matter.Kind regards,AGPC - Community Relations
Attachments: AGPC - Albert Park Circuit Modifications - Project_Letter - FINAL (405KB)
Stay safe this summer around lakes and riversInland waterways may have hazards such as strong fast-flowing currents, colder than expected water temperature and submerged branches and debris. Always heed warning signs and advice even if you are not planning to go in the water and be aware of changing weather conditions. Always wear a lifejacket when boating, fishing or using a watercraft. Flash flooding can occur quickly due to heavy rainfall. Water levels may rise quickly and without warning.