About the centre

With the staff and the facilities at the purpose-built KCRC, both members and casual visitors can feel healthier and happier.


If you want to focus on you, your health and your fitness, the Kensington Community Recreation Centre is the place to be. Owned by the City of Melbourne, and located right near JJ Holand Park, 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.


  • Three great pools including a learn-to-swim pool and 6 lane lap pool;
  • A Health Club with a great range of equipment and a brand new outdoor training studio;
  • 1 stadium;
  • Vacation Care facilities;
  • A community hall;
  • A meeting room.

Location Convenient location: at the corner of Kensington Road & Altona Street, Kensington. Plus there is free parking available. Accessibility KCRC is well equipped to cater for people of all abilities including ramp access to the centre and within the facility to the group fitness hall.

  • accessible car spaces
  • chair lift for access the pool

Our friendly team are highly qualified and they have the experience to hep 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.