Men's and women's only fitness

Fawkner Leisure Centre offers sessions to accommodate men and women who seek more private swimming and fitness.

Women's only group fitness

Selected group fitness classes are scheduled for females from Monday-Thursday. Windows are blocked out for complete privacy. See our group fitness timetable with classes marked WO for session times.

See group fitness timetable

Women's self defence course

Learn to defend yourself. Develop assertiveness, verbal skills and physical techniques in a 6 week course.

The next course dates are TBA. Check back for dates.

Limited places. Call 9358 6600 or email Fawkner Leisure Centre for further information on our women's only self defence course.

Men's only swimming

5.15 pm – 7 pm Saturdays

Men’s only swimming is available to male patrons of all ages. This includes use of the pools, spa, sauna and swimming lessons at an extra cost.

Women's only swimming

3 pm – 5 pm Sundays

Women’s only swimming is available to all female patrons of the community (and boys 5 years and under). In this session there is no dress code, however it is expected that you wear appropriate swim attire. During these sessions, you’re able to come in and use the indoor pool, spa and sauna, without social pressures.

5 pm – 7 pm Sundays

This session is a private pool booking for our more modest women. It is run by the Fawkner Multi Cultural Group. During this session we enforce a strict dress code in our aquatic areas. This includes wearing the appropriate swimming attire and swimming headscarves.

Please note: when temperature is 32 degrees or above, men’s and women’s only swimming sessions may be cancelled.

Please contact the centre to confirm on the day on 9358 6600.