Victoria University's active living program – Thrive – encourages us all to be more active and mindful.

Our free activities are designed to improve your health, performance and personal fulfillment … and help you thrive.


Fancy a free game of social sport? What about a nice walk along the Maribyrnong River? We’ve got you covered.

Download the Thrive activity timetable to see what's on each fortnight.

Social sport

Bring your friends and socialise! All abilities are welcome. Games are held at the Footscray Park Campus Aquatic & Fitness Centre (VUAFC).

  • Volleyball: 4pm, Monday on Court 2
  • Badminton: 5pm, Tuesday on Court 3
  • Basketball: 4pm, Wednesday on Court 1
  • Table tennis: 4pm, Friday on Court 1.

VU River Walkers, Runners & Riders

Get your steps up, de-stress, socialise, relax and enjoy the scenery.

  • VU River Walkers: 12.15-12.45pm, every day. Meet at VUAFC.
  • VU River Runners: 4.30pm, Wednesday. Meet at VUAFC.
  • Extended VU River Walkes (one hour): 12-1pm, Tuesday. Meet at VUAFC.
  • VU River Riders: 4-5pm, Thursday. Email for more information.

Contact us

Email to find out more.