Virgin Active operates 11 world-class health clubs in Sydney and Melbourne. With a huge range of classes, spacious training areas, modern equipment, swimming pools, spas, saunas, child care and much more, Virgin Active has just about everything you need to reach your fitness goals.
A number of Virgin Active clubs provide specialised training programs and activities through Club-V for children aged 3-12 as well as a dedicated Progressions Zone for teenagers with a range of dedicated group classes available. Check with your local club to see if they offer this service and to find out more.
Swimming lessons and aqua classes are available at locations that have swimming pool facilities.
Virgin Active are offering no joining fees.
Virgin Active opening hours differ for each location. Clubs closest to the CBD tend to have reduced hours on weekends and public holidays than those further out given they target working professionals.
Membership and Pricing Guide
Memberships are available on a long term or short term basis with long term contracts being the cheapest option. Student discounts are available but standard pricing starts from around $34 per week ($147 per month). This can vary by $1-$2 per week depending on the location. The Barangaroo club in Sydney, known as a ‘Collection Club’ has a different offering and membership is more expensive at $60 per week ($260 per month).
Virgin Active allows members under 18 to join with restrictions. For ages 13-15, there is limited access to certain areas of the club and specific classes. For more information, check out their teen rules. For 16-17 year-olds, a parent/guardian is required to sign the membership agreement. Check with your local club to find out about any other conditions of membership for under 18’s.
Great For People Who…
- Want a full service health club with world class facilities
- Have kids and would like access either to a creche while training or specialised programs that allow your children to be active and train under supervision
- Are looking for a social, non-intimidating atmosphere to train in
Avoid This Gym If You…
- Don’t want to pay top dollar
- Need access either very early in the mornings or late at night to train, especially on weekends
Individual Cardio TrainingA variety of cardio equipment is available for individual and group training
Individual Weight TrainingFree and machine weights are available for individual training
Functional TrainingFunctional training zones and equipment are available
Personal TrainersPersonal trainers are available with a variety of specialisations
Swimming PoolA number of Virgin Active clubs provide swimming pools and aqua classes
Bootcamp ClassesSome clubs provide 45-60mins bootcamp classes
CrossFit ClassesSupervised CrossFit programs are not available
Pilates ClassesPilates classes are available including Reformer Pilates
Yoga ClassesYoga classes are available
H.I.I.T. ClassesHIIT classes are not available
24/7 Access24/7 access is not available. Check clubs for opening hours
Shower FacilitiesShower and changes facilities are provided
Female Only AreasThere are no dedicated female only training areas or rooms
Child MindingShort term creche facilities are available for children as young as 6 weeks
Kids ProgramsKids programs available at some clubs for 3-12 year olds. Progression Zone and dedicated classes for teenagers