About the centre

With the staff and the facilities at the purpose-built Carlton Baths Community Centre, both members and casual visitors can feel healthier and happier.

If you want to focus on you, your health and your fitness, then Carlton Baths Community Centre is the place to be.

Owned by the City of Melbourne, and located just outside the city, the centre is managed by YMCA Victoria. The facilities on offer are vast and we cater for people of all ages and all levels of fitness.


  • Tranquil outdoor lap and toddler pools.
  • A Health Club and Group Fitness space set over two levels with a great range of equipment;
  • A cycle studio with 20 cycle bikes;
  • Cardio fitness rooms;
  • Single court stadium
  • Community meeting room spaces
  • Courtyard café seating

Convenient location: 248 Rathdown St Carlton Taking public transport? Take the Route 1 or 8 tram and get off at stop 113 Lygon St (near Vic Roads) and walk one block to Rathdowne St. - Plus there is heaps of free parking available.

Carlton Baths is well equipped to cater for people of all abilities. Accessible car spaces located at the front of the building, Lift for access to the upstairs group fitness rooms Four accessible change rooms.

Our friendly team are highly qualified and they have the experience to help you reach your training goals – whatever they may be. Our staff know that they are there for you.

Check out the facilities in the Discover section, or call or come in.