Mental Health Month @ KGV

Do you want to improve your mood?

KGV is teaming up with Sydney FC and Black Dog Institute to help you 'Exercise Your Mood', a national campaign to promote awareness about the positive effects exercise can have on mental health.

Our events during mental health month are all in support of the Black Dog Institute, so come down and work out for yourself, and support a good cause!

Sydney FC Football Day

Sydney FC

Monday 26 October: 12pm–2.30pm

Sydney FC coaches will be running 3 x free 45-minute football sessions at KGV.

The event is open to anyone and everyone, no matter your skill level. Enter yourself or a team. Places are limited so get in fast!

Circuit classes @ Wynyard Park

Tuesday 27 October: 12.45pm–1.15pm or 1.30pm–2pm

Looking to do something a bit different during your lunch break? KGV in partnership with Pyrmont Community Centre and Black Dog Institute are running 2 free lunch time circuit classes at Wynyard Park.

There is nothing quite like exercising in the sunshine ...

Free KGV classes for all

Black Dog Institute

All week: 26 October–1 November

To emphasise the positive effects of exercise on mental health, in support of Black Dog Institute, for 1 week only all KGV classes will be free for all to attend.

If you or somebody you know could do with a bit of a lift, this is the perfect opportunity. Places are limited so reserve your free tickets now.

For more information, or to make a donation to Black Dog Institute, click the banner below. 


About the centre

Located in the heart of The Rocks, the King George V (KGV) Recreation Centre provides high quality sports and fitness facilities and a range of community services to city residents, workers, students and visitors.

From our multipurpose indoor and outdoor courts to our spacious gym and popular exercise classes, the KGV Recreation Centre really is a one-stop-shop for all of your training needs. Experienced fitness professionals lead group classes and are on hand every day to support, monitor and assist with your training goals.


3 Cumberland Street
The Rocks NSW 2000
02 9244 3600


Opening hours

Main centre
Monday to Thursday: 6am–8.30pm
Friday: 6am–10.30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10am–4pm
Public holidays: Closed.

KGV gym
Monday to Thursday: 6am–8pm
Friday: 6am–7pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10am–4pm
Public holidays: Closed

KGV team sports competitions
Monday to Thursday: 11.30am–2.30pm and 6pm–11.15pm
Friday: 11.30am–2.30pm
Saturday: 8am–12pm

Casual basketball
Monday to Thursday: 6am–11.30am and 2.30pm–5.30pm
Friday: 6am–11.30am and 2.30pm–11pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12pm–4pm

Last updated: Tuesday, 6 October 2015