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Empty reception area with striking blue background. The Victorian Institute of Sport text is lit up by a white backlight. Chairs corale the end of the reception where guest wait.

Victorian Institute of Sport

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Moda 2023

Description

The Victorian Institute of Sport, located inside the historic Lakeside Stadium grandstand, is a home for all of Victoria’s Olympics and Paralympic athletes. The recently refurbished heritage-listed building, dating back to 1926, is equipped with the latest sports science, gym and recovery equipment, medical treatment and wellness spaces to ensure peak performance for Victoria’s elite athletes, supporting their success in sport and life.

What's On

There will be tours of the Victorian Institute of Sport, showcasing the wide-ranging facilities and fascinating architecture of the building. In addition, you’ll be able to try your hand at speed and power tests to see how you compare to Victoria’s elite Olympic and Paralympic athletes.

Children's Activities

There will be speed gates for kids (and adults!) to see how fast their 20-metre sprint speed is compared to Olympic athletes.

In Collaboration With:

  • Tim Hurburgh

    Established in 1999 by Tim Hurburgh and Mark O’Dwyer, H2o architects has received international acclaim for its modernist sensibility teamed with a highly responsive architectural approach. The culmination of this pairing has resulted in highly memorable landmarks which are sympathetic to existing environments.

Images: (1) Lakeside Stadium. Photo: Dominic Hook.

Important Details

Time & Date

Saturday 27 + Sunday 28 July
Tours run 10am + 12pm
Running for 45 minutes in groups of 30

No bookings required. Tour group capacity is limited and operates on a first-come, first-served basis.

Meet at VIS reception

ACCESSIBILITY

Fully wheelchair accessible, Accessible bathroom, Accessible parking nearby, Elevator access

Location

Lakeside Stadium, 33 Aughtie Dr, Albert Park VIC 3206

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