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UQ Sport

The University of Queensland,
Building 33, Union Rd,
St Lucia, Qld 4067

Current Disruptions

COVID-19 Brisbane Lockdown Update

(UPDATED: 10am, Tuesday January 2021)

All UQ Sport venues and facilities at St Lucia and Gatton (indoor and outdoor) are open following the end of the Greater Brisbane lockdown at 6pm, Monday 11 January 2021.

However, the Queensland Government has announced that eased restrictions will be in place for the council areas of Brisbane, Logan, Ipswich, Moreton, and Redlands until 1am, Friday 22 January.

UQ Sport venues, programs and activities continue to operate to approved COVIDSafe Plans.

In accordance with Government requirements, the following is in effect at both St Lucia and Gatton through to 1am, Friday 22 January:

  • Customers and patrons are required to carry a face mask at all times.
  • Customers and patrons are required to wear a mask at all times inside indoor venues. This extends to our Fitness Centre, UQ Shop, Pro Shops, and Functions Spaces.
  • Masks are not mandatory for customers and patrons utilising outdoor venues and facilities, as long as 1.5m physical distancing is maintained. This extends to our Aquatic, Tennis and Athletics Centres, and Fields and Courts.
  • UQ Sport programs, including Learn-to-Swim, will recommence as normal.
  • Customers and patrons of UQ Sport Gatton facilities are required to wear a mask at all times, except when swimming.
  • Social Sport summer fixtures will commence on Monday 18 January. Masks are not required for participants.
  • Community sport activities, with an approved COVIDSafe Plan, are permitted to resume.

Given the changing nature of the situation, it is vital that all UQ Sport customers and patrons monitor updates, and adhere to health directives, outlined by the Queensland Government.

Further updates will be published on this page when available.

UQ Sport Tennis Centre Upgrade

(UPDATED: 11am, Thursday 14 January 2021)

Refurbishment works continue at the UQ Sport Tennis Centre, with all 19 hard courts being resurfaced.

The following is currently in affect:

  • The two (2) synthetic courts are available to book online via our My Account
  • All hard courts remain closed until further notice.
  • Kids and Adult Coaching programs will run from Wednesday 27 January to Thursday 1 April 2021. Contact the Tennis Centre for enrolment information.
  • Cardio Tennis classes will resume on Monday 18 January. Check-in via our My Account

Further project updates will be published on this page when available.

COVID-19 Venue & Program Updates

(UPDATED: 3pm, Monday 16 November 2020)

All UQ Sport venues and programs continue to operate according to our approved COVIDSafe industry plans, as imposed by the Queensland Government.

We continue to monitor the current situation and will advise of any changes to our operations as required.

Please continue to monitor this page, as well as our COVIDSafe page, for further updates.

To ensure our customers, members, staff and the wider UQ community are COVIDSafe, we’ve made some changes to our venue and program operations. Please visit our COVIDSafe page for guidelines on what we need you to do before, during and after your exercise session to help us maintain a COVIDSafe space.

It’s vital you regularly visit this page to remain up-to-date with the latest COVIDSafe information, particularly as the Queensland Government eases restrictions.

Please be aware, some customers and patrons may be directed by UQ Sport staff to check-in by scanning the QR code, or completing the sign-in sheet, at selected venues.

Contact information about customers and staff collected by UQ Sport will be kept securely for 56 days, and provided to public health officers if requested. The information must include: full name, phone number, email address and the date and time period of patronage.

Before you visit one of our venues, you’ll need to login or create a My Account profile update your contact details. You’ll need a UQ Sport account to book-in for some sessions, including our Group Fitness classes at St Lucia.

To get started, visit the UQ Sport website and click on My Account

Direct Debit Memberships

Direct Debit Memberships^ (Gold; Gym / Cardio; Aquatics; and All Access) affected by the 2020 COVID-19 shutdown were automatically reactivated on Monday, 17 August 2020. For more information regarding your Membership – including details on your new billing cycle – please contact reception staff at one of our venues.

^ Please note, there are currently some restrictions on Membership inclusions due to COVID-19.

4 and 12 Month Memberships

4 and 12 Month Memberships^ (Gold; Gym / Cardio; Aquatics; and All Access) affected by the 2020 COVID-19 shutdown were automatically reactivated on Monday, 17 August 2020. Please note, the expiry date of all 4 and 12 Month Memberships were automatically extended to account for the total time the Membership was suspended. Please contact reception staff at one of our venues for information on your new Membership expiry date.

^ Please note, there are currently some restrictions on Membership inclusions due to COVID-19.

Pass Reactivations

All UQ Sport Passes affected by the 2020 COVID-19 shutdown were reactivated on Friday, 24 July 2020. Please note, a 147-day extension was automatically added to the expiry date of all Passes. This 147-day extension period covers the time that Passes were initially suspended on Monday, 23 March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, through to Monday, 17 August 2020, when all UQ Sport Memberships were reactivated. It also includes an additional one (1) month access, as a bonus.

Please contact reception staff at one of our venues for information on your new Pass expiry date.

Athletics Centre Access

The UQ Sport Athletics Centre is open for bookings during opening hours. To make a booking – or for further details about venue access, and COVIDSafe procedures – please email athletics@uqsport.com.au

At present, bookings are not required for Gold Members ^, who are permitted to use the Track during opening hours.

Suspensions & Cancellations

Suspensions and cancellations may be granted according to the applicable Terms and Conditions agreed to when signing-up for a UQ Sport Membership, Pass or program. This includes serving minimum terms, paying applicable fees, and abiding by suspension limits.

Customers are entitled to suspend their Membership for the maximum term, as outlined in the Membership Terms and Conditions. At present, Membership suspensions can only be processed by visiting or calling the Fitness Centre at either St Lucia or Gatton.

Customers may cancel their Direct Debit Membership, as outlined in the Membership Terms and Conditions, via our My Account platform. Once logged in, click or tap the ‘Dashboard’ tab, and select ‘Memberships’ to process your cancellation request.

If you have an active Gold or Gym / Cardio Membership, or Casual Gym Pass, be sure to check-in and out via the reception desk before and after your session. Non-members can use the Weights and Cardio Gym by purchasing a Casual Gym Pass (EFTPOS-only).

Customers must abide by 1.5m physical distancing at all times, and follow all the guidelines published on our COVIDSafe page

If you’re an active Gold Member, you’ll need to check-in for a Group Fitness class via our My Account portal. Once you’re logged-in, click on the ‘Group Fitness’ tab, and select your preferred class and session time. After you’ve secured a place, an electronic entry ticket will be generated.

Simply present your e-ticket, via your smartphone, on arrival at the Fitness Centre. Please note, online Group Fitness bookings open 12 hours before the scheduled start time.

Non-Members can participate by purchasing a Group Fitness Pass (EFTPOS-only). Pass holders will only be permitted to participate if there is space available in their preferred session.

The Personal Training Studio (maximum capacity: 15 people) in the Fitness Centre is open for one-on-one or group Personal Training sessions! Outdoor PT sessions are also be available – just contact the Fitness Centre team to book a session.

Visit our COVIDSafe page for guidelines of what you need to do before, during and after your session.

Strength & Conditioning programs are held in both the Strength & Conditioning Gyms at the Fitness Centre, with a maximum of 15 people (including coaches and support staff) permitted in each Gym.

Competitive Swim Squad participants must check-in by presenting their Membership card at the Fitness Centre reception desk. Strength & Conditioning Pass holders should also check-in with reception staff.

UQ Rugby Club participants are required to check-in by scanning the applicable QR Code, located at entry to the Academy Gyms.

Participants must abide by 1.5m physical distancing at all times, and follow all the guidelines published on our COVIDSafe page

UQ Sport Gold Members and Casual Group Fitness Pass holders can participate in a 60-minute Swim Fit session (see timetable). Please note, Swim Fit participants must be a minimum age of 18.

Gold Members are encouraged to secure a place in their preferred session by checking-in via the My Account portal. Once you’re logged-in, click on the ‘Group Fitness’ tab, and select your preferred session time to check-in. Please note, online bookings will open 12 hours before the scheduled session.

Gold Members and Casual Group Fitness Pass holders can also check-in on arrival at the Aquatic Centre, if spaces are available.

Visit our COVIDSafe page for guidelines of what you need to do before, during and after your swim.

Customers can swim in the 25m and 50m Pools anytime between during Aquatic Centre opening hours. Please note, there is no minimum age requirement for lap swimming.

Simply scan-in on arrival at the Aquatic Centre, and enjoy your swim! Customers are not required to sign-out when leaving the Aquatic Centre.

For more information, please visit our COVIDSafe page.

^ Please note, aquatic hire equipment is not currently available due to COVID-19.

All Competitive Swim Squad participants will be contacted directly by David Heyden (Head Coach – Aquatics) who will issue each participant with a personalised training program (see timetable).

Before participating, all Competitive Swim Squad Members must ensure their contact details are up-to-date, by logging-in or creating a My Account profile. Please note, guardians responsible for junior swimmers will be required to complete this step on the participant’s behalf.

On arrival at the Aquatic Centre, each participant must present their Membership card to be scanned. Participants under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a guardian in order to check-in. Guardians of children under 15 are permitted to wait for their child to complete their session in a designated area, as directed by UQ Sport staff.

Further guidelines can be found on our COVIDSafe page.

Enrolments are now open for our Summer Holiday Intensive Learn-to-Swim programs (4-8 and 11-15 January, 2021). To register your child, please contact Aquatic Centre staff.

Our Kids and Adult Learn-to-Swim programs (Direct Debit) will resume on Monday 18 January, 2021. All customers will retain their current enrolment – the same lesson time(s) and day(s). For more information about the resumption of programs, please email swimschool@uqsport.com.au

COVIDSafe guidelines for our Learn-to-Swim programs can be found here.

Due to the ongoing Tennis Centre refurbishment project, there are a limited number of courts currently available to be booked.

To book a court (60-minute blocks) go online to our My Account portal. Payment (non-Members) is required at the time of booking (EFTPOS-only). Please note, Gold Members^ can now book a complimentary court between 2-5pm (Monday-Friday), and 1pm-2pm (Sunday).

The player responsible for booking a court must have, or create a My Account profile. All subsequent players are required to sign-in on arrival at the Tennis Centre.

For more details, visit our COVIDSafe page.

Kids and Adult Coaching programs will run from Wednesday 27 January to Thursday 1 April 2021. Contact the Tennis Centre for enrolment information.

Cardio Tennis classes resume on Monday 18 January.

To check-in for a class, login to our My Account portal and click on the ‘Group Fitness’ tab. After you’ve secured a place in the class, an electronic entry ticket will be generated.

Simply present your e-ticket, via your smartphone, on arrival at the Tennis Centre. Please note, online Group Fitness bookings open 12 hours before the scheduled start time.

The UQ Sport Athletics Centre is open for bookings during opening hours. To make a booking – or for further details about venue access, and COVIDSafe procedures – please email athletics@uqsport.com.au

At present, bookings are not required for Gold Members ^, who are permitted to use the Track during opening hours.

If you have an All Access Membership, or Casual Gym Pass, be sure to check-in and out via the reception desk before and after your session. Non-members can use the Weights and Cardio Gym by purchasing a Casual Gym Pass (EFTPOS-only).

Please note, training sessions are permitted for a maximum two (2) hours at any one time

Customers must abide by 1.5m physical distancing at all times, and follow all the guidelines published on our COVIDSafe page

You can swim anytime you like, for as long as you like at our Aquatic Centre! Three (3) swimmers are permitted per lane, with maximum pool capacity limited to 33 participants.

Further guidelines can be found on our COVIDSafe page.

Selected Group Fitness classes are available at our Gatton campus, with a maximum capacity of 18 participants per session. Bookings are essential so please phone ahead to secure a place in the class of your choosing.

Visit our COVIDSafe page for guidelines of what you need to do before, during and after your session.

Playing Fields across the St Lucia campus may be booked for group activities by the general public, as well as the UQ community and UQ Sport Clubs, with an approved COVIDSafe activity plan in-place.

For further details about bookings and COVIDSafe activity plans, please email bookings@uqsport.com.au

Selected outdoor courts across the St Lucia campus are accessible for public use. Patrons using outdoor courts must adhere to physical distancing requirements, as imposed by the Queensland Government.

Bookings may be required for some outdoor courts (see venue signage).

Squash and Badminton Courts are open at the Fitness Centre and can be booked online via our My Account portal, or by contacting the Fitness Centre reception desk.

The Sports Hall can also be booked for UQ Sport Club activities only. Please note, all Clubs who make a booking must have an approved COVIDSafe activity plan in-place.

For further details about bookings and COVIDSafe activity plans, please email uqsport@uqsport.com.au

Further COVIDSafe guidelines can also be found on our COVIDSafe page.

The Martial Arts Gym (MAG) at the UQ Sport Fitness Centre may be booked for UQ Sport Club activities only, with an approved COVIDSafe activity plan in-place.

For further details about bookings and COVIDSafe activity plans, please email uqsport@uqsport.com.au

Social Sport is back for Semester 2, with Indoor Basketball, Outdoor Netball, Outdoor Soccer, and Touch Football competitions running!

Before you take to the field or court, be sure to visit our visit our COVIDSafe page for guidelines of what you need to do before, during and after each Social Sport match.

Changing rooms are now open at the Fitness, Aquatic & Tennis Centre (St Lucia), and Gatton Fitness & Aquatic Centre.

Pro Shops are open at the Aquatic, Fitness and Tennis Centres, with selected retail items, as well as non-perishable food and drink items available for sale. Cash payments are not accepted at this time (EFTPOS-only).

Our BrewPoint Cafés at the UQ Synthetic Fields Precinct, Aquatic Centre and The Playground are open for takeaway orders. Unfortunately, customers are unable to order with reusable cups (including Green Caffeen cups) at the present time. Seating is not available, and please follow all directional signage when ordering.

Our ViewPoint (Building 33), The Pavilion (Building 53C) and Meeting Place (Athletics Centre) Function Spaces can be booked by UQ Faculties and Departments for internal-events only. At present, our Function Spaces cannot be booked by external groups or individuals.

To enquire about booking a Function Space, please email rooms@uqsport.com.au

Our Kids Learn-to-Swim programs are running with lessons being held in both the Program and 25m Pools. To register for lessons, please call or visit the Aquatic Centre during opening hours.

Kids Tennis Coaching programs are also running at the Tennis Centre! To register your child, simply visit or call the Tennis Centre during opening hours to complete your registration!

At present, no other UQ Sport Kids programs are available.

UQ Fitness Passport customers are required to reactivate their Membership in order to access UQ Sport venues and classes. Customers can reactivate their Membership by presenting their Fitness Passport card to be scanned at the UQ Sport Fitness Centre reception desk at either St Lucia or Gatton.

All questions relating to UQ Sport venues and programs can be directed to the relevant venue or department team.

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