Albert Park South Melbourne Rowing Club (APSMRC) is located at the northern end near MSAC and offers a range of Learn To Row (L2R) and Return To Row (R2R) options in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. More information about rowing at APSMRC can be found at http://www.apsmrc.com
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.
Sea Scouts pier closureThe Sea Scouts pier has been closed in the interests of public safety. We appreciate your understanding.This closure is temporary and we are working to have the pier repaired and reopened.
Carousel Boardwalk closureThe Carousel boardwalk has been closed in the interests of public safety. Please use alternate route around Carousel.This closure is temporary and we are working to have the boardwalk repaired and reopened. We appreciate your understanding.
Albert Park Car Parking Office - Closed until further noticeDue to covid restrictions the Albert Park Car Parking Office is closed until further notice. Please send your completed parking permit application to our inbox; firstname.lastname@example.org, alternatively please send it to the following postal address:Parking AdministrationParks VictoriaPO Box 768South Melbourne VIC 3205Please ensure all fields are filled in.Please allow 7 working days to process your application from the time Parks Victoria receives payment and the completed applications form.For further information please email email@example.com
Cormorant Picnic Area (Albert Park Lake, Albert Park)
Temporary Closure of Cormorant Toilet Block
Due to plumbing issues, Cormorant Toilet Block has been closed while rectification works are undertaken.The nearest toilets are at Cox-McKenzie Pavilion, Community Playground, and Coot Picnic Area, as signed.We apologise for any inconvenience.
Notices Affecting Multiple Sites
Parking fees - CPI Increase 1st September 2021There will be a CPI price increase to parking fees on 1st September 2021. Each financial year the treasurer, Department of Treasury and Finance sets the CPI increase applicable to fees and charges from 1st July each year.The new parking fees from 1st September 2021 are:• Weekday hourly rate: $5.50 per hour (previously $5.40 per hour)• Weekdays 5pm to 9pm flat rate: $5.50 (previously $5.40)• Weekday maximum all day rate: $13.20 per day (previously $13.00 per day)• Weekends flat rate fee: $5.50 per day (previously $5.40 per day)Parking permits will continue to be available for park businesses and members of Albert Park tenant clubs. New permit fees will commence on 1st September 2021:• Sports Club Permit – 6 months: $34.70 (previously $34.20)• Sports Club Permit– 6 months concession*: $17.35 (previously $17.10)• Sports Club Permit – 12 months: $69.70 (previously $68.70)• Sports Club Permit – 12 months concession*: $34.85 (previously $34.20)• Junior Sports Club Permit – 12 months: $17.30 (previously $17.00)• Tenant permit – 3 months: $216.80 (previously $213.60)• Tradespersons permit – 7 days: $25.40 (previously $25.00)*Concession prices are available for eligible concession cardholders including Centrelink Health Care Card, Centrelink Pensioner Card, Veterans Affairs Gold Card for All Conditions, Veterans Affairs Gold Card War Widow, Veterans Affairs Gold Card TPI and Veterans Affairs Gold card POW and EDA.The net revenue from parking fees will continue to be reinvested back into Albert Park Reserve services and facilities and the sports and recreation club grant program.To provide feedback on the Albert Park Reserve parking fees email firstname.lastname@example.org.