Whether you like to walk, run or ride, do it with friends! Join one of these groups and socialise while you exercise.

Groups are free and open to VU staff, students, and the wider community. All fitness levels are welcome.

VU River Walkers

Improve your focus and attention and unwind with a 30-minute lunchtime walk around Footscray Park and Maribyrnong River.

Where: Footscray Park Campus.

When: 12.15pm–12.45pm, Monday – Friday.

Meeting place: Footscray Park Aquatic & Fitness Centre, Building L, Level 0, Footscray Park Campus.

VU River Runners

Like running? Join the VU River Runners for a weekly 3-5km run.

Where: Footscray Park, Maribyrnong River.

When: 4.30pm-5.30pm, every Wednesday.

Meeting place: Footscray Park Aquatic & Fitness Centre, Building L, Level 0, Footscray Park Campus.

VU Diamonds (social road cycling)

Join the VU Diamonds cycling group for a social ride every Saturday morning.

Take part in a 50km round trip from Port Melbourne to Mordialloc. Then join us for a rewarding coffee at the Melbourne Bakehouse at the end of the ride.

When: 7.30am, every Saturday.

Where: Port Melbourne.

Meeting place: Carpark on Beach Road (between Dow St and the Esplanade), Port Melbourne.

Contact us

Grant Meiksans
Social Sport Coordinator
Phone: +61 3 9919 9204

Wade Spencer
Sports Officer
Phone: +61 3 9919 4434