At Fawkner Leisure Centre we offer a variety of single gender programs.

Men-only swim sessions

Men and boys of different backgrounds and religions to swim comfortably once the pools are closed to the public. Girls aged five and under are welcome to join.

Times: Saturdays 5:00pm – 7:00pm.

Women-only swim sessions

Women-only swimming is available to all female patrons of the community. Women and girls of different backgrounds and religions can swim comfortably once the pools are closed to the public. During these sessions we have made the pools, sauna, spa and steam room available to female participants only. In this session there is no dress code, however it is expected that you wear appropriate swim attire. Boys aged five and under are welcome to join.

Times: Sundays 4:00pm – 7:00pm.

Women-only swimming lessons

It's never too late to learn to swim.

We offer beginner, intermediate and advanced swimming lessons that cater for all abilities and cultural backgrounds. Sessions will run for 30 minutes with a qualified teacher.*

  • Beginner classes: develop water confidence through buoyancy and mobility, gradually introducing steps towards swimming.
  • Intermediate and advanced classes: focus on stroke refinement and correction.

For more information, please call Fawkner Leisure Centre or visit the centre.

*Please note: when temperature is over 31 degrees or above, women-only swimming may be cancelled.

Women-only gym access

Women-only gym access is available to all female patrons of the community. Women and girls of different backgrounds and religions can train in the gym comfortably once the gym is closed to the public. During these sessions, we have made the entire gym area available to female participants only. In this session there is no dress code, however it is expected that you wear appropriate workout attire.

Times: Sundays 4:00pm – 6:00pm. 

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