DeakinACTIVE Waurn Ponds is located in the KD Stewart Building (DA building) over two levels. With a number of different multipurpose rooms and a squash court onsite, the gym is able to offer a variety of services under the one roof.

Sporting world famous Technogym equipment, these innovative machines offer the most complete range of cardio, strength and functional training equipment in the market today. Technology integrated machines that track your workout and let you watch your favourite sport or game right in front of you while you workout!

Enjoy the best experience by using your DeakinMOVES app to connect with all of the equipment in the gym. The Technogym equipment will automatically sync up with your personalised training program, display examples of the exercise on the equipment and technique required, and your workout results will be automatically tracked into your DeakinMOVES account.


Come and discover DeakinACTIVE Waurn Ponds!


Our Personal Trainers

DeakinACTIVE Waurn Ponds Personal Trainer Alby McNamara

Alby McNamara

DeakinACTIVE Waurn Ponds Trainer Dan Willis

Daniel Willis

DeakinACTIVE Waurn Ponds Personal Trainer Rachael Kirtley

Rachael Kirtley

Tom Senftleben

Class Timetable

Waurn Ponds offers a variety of online and group fitness classes – indoors and out! We have a great mix of traditional strength training and functional strength with a particular emphasis on getting the maximum amount of health, strength and wellness training out of group fit classes.

The variety of group fitness classes includes – Pilates, Yoga, HIIT, Core, Tabata, Boxing, MetaFIT, Spin and more!

Use the DeakinMOVES app to book into your classes.


Located within the DA building, there are 2 full sized basketball courts that are available to hire to play basketball, netball, volleyball, or badminton games. This space can also be outfitted to suit commercial or University needs such as functions or testing rooms.

Freeplay Fridays

Kick off your weekend with Free Play Friday at Burwood! Free Play Friday is your opportunity to have a casual friendly game of basketball, badminton, futsal, shoot a few casual hoops or simply come along as a spectator!

All students are welcome – it’s a great way to meet new friends, stay active and have fun in a safe and accessible environment.
Freeplay Fridays
2-4pm every Friday afternoon.

Want to book the stadium? Make your inquiry via the form below.

Elite Regional Sports Precinct

Located just outside the DeakinACTIVE fitness centre is the Elite Regional Sports Precinct. This collection of state-of-the-art sporting facilities is everything an athlete needs to enhance their skills. These facilities support the activities of a wide range of users, from elite athletes like the Geelong Cats AFL team to student-based clubs like the Deakin Ducks Soccer Club.

DeakinACTIVE Burwood Indoor stadium

The facilities of the Elite Regional Sports Precinct include:

  • an MCG-size AFL oval with perimeter fencing, behind-the-goal netting, sports lighting, video recording facilities and team benches and shelters
  • a synthetic FIFA-grade soccer ground
  • an eight-lane, IAAF-accredited 400-metre athletics track
  • an outdoor teaching hub with direct access to the athletics track
  • a 50-metre long-jump track and sandpits
  • basketball and netball courts
  • a new high-quality baseball diamond
  • facilities that have been planned to be accessible, with pathways linking the sports areas and seamless synthetic playing surfaces.

These fields and equipment are available for hire at various rates for times depending on their availability. Want to hire the Elite Regional Sports Precinct?

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Accessed via Pigdons Road and Alfred Deakin Drive, DeakinACTIVE Waurn Ponds is located in the DA building at the Waurn Ponds campus.

Waurn Ponds Campus Map