The Forum, University


The University of Newcastle,
University Drive,
Callaghan NSW 2308

Contact us
Phone: +61 2 4921 7001
Fax: +61 2 4921 7005
Email: info@theforum.org.au

  • 50 Metre Indoor Heated Pool

    The eight lane, 50 metre indoor heated pool has seating for approximately 400 spectators. The state-of-the-art UV filtration system provides water quality beneficial to your eyes and breathing. Aquatics activities range from Learn to Swim to Aqua Fitness and every exercise program is completed in a light and airy environment. Join Swimfit and get great results!

  • Cafe

    Check out the great daily deals at Espresso Plus Cafe, located on Reception level at The Forum Sports & Aquatic Centre, University.  With a great range of food and drinks to choose from, Espresso Plus will satisfy any appetite.

  • Cardio Zone

    A massive Zone featuring state-of-the-art equipment including elliptical cross trainers, stationary bikes, rowers, steppers and treadmills with iPod and MP3 integration.

  • Childminding

    Let us help you out while you work out!  Offering a variety of exciting activities to entertain and educate your child while you workout. Childminding memberships are also available and give you access to childminding facilities at both Forum venues. 
No booking required. Just drop in.

    Mon
    9am - 1:30pm
    Tues 9am - 1:30pm 4:15pm - 6:30pm
    Wed 9am - 1:30pm
    Thurs 9am - 12:00pm 4:15pm - 6:30pm
    Fri 9am - 12:00pm
    Sat 7:45am - 11:00am


    1 Child
    2 Children
    3+ Children
    1 Month
    $29.00
    $55.00
     $76.00
    12 Months $286.00
    $541.00
     $768.00
    Direct Debit
    paid fortnightly
    $12.95 $24.95
    $34.95
    Casual  $6.00 per child

  • Climbing Wall

    Experience the extreme world of rock climbing on our Climbing Wall, one of the highest in Australia.

    Monday 5.30pm - 8.30pm
    Wednesday 5.30pm - 8.30pm
    Saturday  12.00 - 5.00pm

    Casual Prices

    Single Session 10 Pack
    Adult Climb $14.50  $145.00
    Concession Climb $12.50  $125.00
    UoN Students Climb  $9.50  $95.00
    Harness Hire  $5.00 -

    Special Offer

    10 pack Purchase a 10 pack and
    get the 11th climb FREE

  • Cycle Zone

    A purpose built cycling studio with the latest in Body Bike technology. Listen to the music as you travel through a cityscape while you burn calories and improve your fitness.

  • Group Fitness

    Offering over 60 classes and a variety of appealing and accessible programs everyday. From the more specialised workouts of BODY BALANCE® and Step to the great experience of Total Body Workout and Sculpt.

    Use the timetable search to find classes that will suit you!

  • Indoor Courts

    Two multi purpose courts are available for activities such as basketball, volleyball, netball and badminton. Book the court with your friends or join one of our social sport competitions!

  • Personal Training

    Work with our Personal Trainers to effectively utilise your time, keep motivated and stay on track. Our programs are focused around your needs and goals – book your starter session today!

    All 12 month members receive a complimentary PT starter pack valued at $110, a great way to get a taste of what PT can do for you.

  • Strength Training Zone

    The Strength Training Zone is one of a kind with the latest in Life Fitness and Hammer Strength equipment that will revolutionise your resistance training program using pin-loaded machines, free weights and a dedicated Express Zone for those on a tight schedule.

Opening Hours


Monday 5:30am - 10pm
Tuesday 5:30am - 10pm
Wednesday 5:30am - 10pm
Thursday 5:30am - 10pm
Friday 5:30am - 10pm
Saturday 7:00am - 9pm
Sunday 7:00am - 9pm


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