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3 sporting venues in Melbourne you should visit

IF you’re passionate about sport but are finding it difficult to find venues to play, we’ve heard your frustration. In part two of this series, Kai Yi Wong brings you a list of sporting venues around Melbourne – including one you may not have considered!

If winter means you have become one with your couch, we have come up with a list of sports that may get you moving!

Futsal

Photo: Kai Hendry via Flickr

Photo: Kai Hendry via Flickr

A popular sport amongst international students, it is often difficult to find a venue for a futsal game. Here’s one near the University of Melbourne.

Where can I play?

Carlton Baths: 248 Rathdowne Street, Carlton VIC 3053

When are they open?

Monday to Friday (6.00am to 10.00pm), Weekends (8.00am to 8.00pm)

How much will it cost?

Dial (03) 9347 3677 or contact Carlton Baths at this page

 

Rugby and Ultimate Frisbee

Where can I play?

Princes Park, 200-590 Royal Parade, Carlton North VIC 3054

When are they open?

24/7 – Whenever you like, though remember to stay safe!

How much will it cost?

Free!

Go-karting

Go-karting may not come to mind as a conventional sport, but it’s lots of fun! Try it out for a unique sporting experience.

Where can I try go-karting?

Go-Kart Sport Racing, 244-248 Chesterville Road, Moorabbin, Victoria, 3189

Le Mans Go Karts, 55 Waterview Close, Dandenong South, Melbourne, VIC 3175,

When are they open?

Go-Kart Sport Racing: Monday: CLOSED, Tuesday to Wednesday (10.00am – 9pm/11pm), Thursday to Saturday (10.00am – 11.00pm/Midnight), Sunday (10.00am – 9.00pm)

Le Mans Go Karts: Sunday to Thursday (10.00am to 11.00pm), Friday and Saturday (10.00am – 11:30pm)

How much will it cost?

Go-Kart Sport Racing arrive and drive:

Day membership: $10, Yearly membership $50

Standard sessions:

$40.00 for 15 laps

$50.00 for 20 laps

$65.00 for 30 laps

$80.00 for 40 laps

(prices include $10 day membership)

*Go-Kart Sport Racing also provides for corporate functions and parties and group outings. Visit here for more information about Go Kart Sport Racing

Le Mans Go Karts arrive and drive (prices are for 16+ years):

Standard sessions:

10 min for $32

20 min (2 sessions) for $57

30 min (3 sessions) for $75 (gets you a free membership)

40 min (4 sessions) for $90 (gets you a free membership)

*Click here to view social packages designed for 10 pax and more

Contact details:

Go-Kart Sport Racing: Dial (03) 9555 4111 for more details

Le Mans Go Karts: Dial (03) 8787 8741 for more details

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