Rex Centre

Rex Centre

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Community Venues Unit

Tel: 02 9265 9333


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Community venue in Potts Point

Situated within easy walking distance to public transport, the Rex Centre hosts many different activities for the local community.

The Rex Centre is also available to host your community gathering or event.


58A Macleay Street
Entrance near Baroda Street
Potts Point NSW 2011
02 9265 9333Booking enquiries form

Video tour of the Rex Centre

Activity timetable

Drawing with colour/charcoal

  • Saturday 20 June, Sunday  21 June: 10am–3pm. Free.
  • Saturday 22 August, Sunday  23 August: 10am–3pm. Free.

Sewing and design classes (bring your own project)

  • Tuesday 14, 21, 28 July: 6pm–8pm.
  • Thursday 6 August: 6pm–8pm.

Cost: $130 / 35 concession 

Sewing and design classes (beginners)

  • Tuesday 9, 16, 23, 30 June: 6pm–8pm.

Storyville, how to self publish

  • Friday  16, 23, 30 July: 6pm–8pm.  

The Art of comics

  • Thursday  3, 10, 17, 24, September: 6pm–8pm.  

Creative movement for Seniors

  • Monday: 2pm–3.30pm

Cost: $3

Feldenkrais class

  • Tuesday: 10am–11am

Cost: $3

Tai Chi advanced

  • Thursday: 10am–11am

Cost: $3

Tai Chi beginners

  • Thursday: 9am–10am

Cost: $3

Tai Chi for health

  • Tuesday: 10am–11am

Cost: $3


  • Thursday: 11am–12pm

Cost: Free

Venue hire information

Suitable for meetings, conferences and large functions. The centre is on the first floor of the Rex Apartments and can accomodate up to 350 people with 4 large rooms that can be hired separately or for combined use. The entrance is next to the children's playground.

It is available for hire 7 days per week from 8am to 11pm.


The 4 rooms available have varying dimensions:

  • Baroda room: 17 metres by 11 metres
  • Fitzroy room: 18 metres by 6 metres
  • Macleay room: 9 metres by 6 metres
  • Greenknowe room: 9 metres by 6 metres.


The Baroda and Fitzroy rooms can be opened into 1 large room. All capacities listed are theatre style:

  • Baroda room: 100 people
  • Fitzroy room: 100 people
  • Macleay room: 50 people
  • Greenknowe room: 40 people.


Kitchenette with:

  • fridge
  • instant hot water (Zip system)
  • microwave.


  • tables
  • 200 chairs
  • air-conditioning


Wheelchair access to the venue is available by lift.


  • Kings Cross train station is within walking distance.
  • Bus route 311 stops on Macleay Street, near Orwell Street.
  • Bus routes 323, 324, 325, 326 and 327 stop on Bayswater Road, near Darlinghurst Road.
  • Limited on-street parking.
  • Kings Cross parking station is nearby.

Conference room hire fees

Please note these fees are per room:

  • weekdays until 5pm: $51.50 per hour
  • weekdays after 5pm, all day on weekends and public holidays: $58.75 per hour
  • day rate (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm only): $309 per day
  • weekend full day rate, including public holidays (8am to midnight): $587.50 per day
  • elections: $1,140 per election
  • security deposit (fully refundable): $300
  • key deposit (fully refundable): $35
  • community hire rate: 50% discount on standard hire rate.

Before hiring a City of Sydney community venue we ask that you read and understand the conditions of hire.

Last updated: Wednesday, 1 July 2015