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Rod Laver Arena (Melbourne Park)

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The Rod Laver Arena at Melbourne Park was completed in 1988 and is the venue for Artistic and Rhythmic Gymnastics.

The Rod Laver Arena is just a 10-minute walk from the city centre and is home to the Australian Open tennis tournament, the Asia-Pacific Grand Slam.

This versatile venue hosts a wide range of sporting and entertainment events, from tennis matches (including the Australian Open) to rock concerts.

Seating chart: Gymnastics - Artistic



Seating chart: Gymnastics - Rhythmic



The Gymnastics events will be held at Rod Laver Arena (Melbourne Park).

There are three pricing levels - Price Level A, Price Level B and Price Level C.

The arena is divided into to two seating levels, the Lower Level and the Upper Level.

The Lower Level consists of Rows A to Row U. Seating in Price Level A is located from seat 68 to 145 and seat 292 to 369. Seating in Price Level B is located from seat 146 to 177 and seat 260 to 291. Seating in Price Level C is located from seat 38 to 67, seat 178 to 259 and seat 370 to 386.

The Upper Level consists of Rows AA to Row PP. Seating in Price Level B is located from seat 127 to 215 and seat 484 to 573. Seating in Price Level C is located from seat 105 to 125, seat 216 to 483 and seat 574 to 595.

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Venue details: Gymnastics

ROD LAVER VENUE DETAILS

Enclosed Venue.

Bicycles: Limited.

Public Parking: Not available.

Box Office opens: 2 hours prior to session time.

Gates Open: 60 minutes before event begins.

Stroller Storage: Available at Swan Street entrance on concourse level.

Session changeover procedures: All spectators must leave the venue at the end of the first session.

Venue restrictions: Large umbrellas and video cameras are not permitted.

Mobile Phones: Must be turned off.

Flash Photography: For the safety of athletes, flash photography is not permitted at this venue.
 
ALL VENUE DETAILS

Can I bring a bag?
Large bags eskies and picnic hampers are not permitted in Games venues. Bags must be able to sit under the seat. All bags will be inspected on entry to Games venues. It will take people with a bag longer to enter Games venues than those without a bag.

Can I bring a flag and banner?
Flags and banners smaller than one metre by one metre and with handles shorter than one metre long may be taken into Games venues. Flags and banners must not cover any Games venue signage.

Security
The safety and security of all spectators is a priority. Every person entering a Games venue will need to pass through a security screening process. They can expect the process to be similar to an airport security check. The contents of pockets will be checked and bags will be searched.

Can I bring my own food and drink?
Each competition venue has a range of food and drink refreshments available for purchase. A small amount of unopened food and drink may be brought into venues by spectators.

Alcohol cannot be taken into any Games venue.

Can I bring a camera or video camera? Not available. Photography and filming for personal, non-commercial purposes is permitted at Games venues. Some venues however, do not allow for flash photography.

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Accessibility Information

Nearest Live / Cultural site: Birrurung Marr, Alexander Gardens, Federation Square. 

Preferred transport: Train to Flinders street across to Federation Square and catch the accessible shuttle bus or private car drop off adjacent to the venue.


Accessibility LogoAccessible Transport

Transport details

  • Accessible shuttle bus from Federation Square to the Multi Purpose Venue adjacent to Rod Laver Arena.

Pathways

  • Accessible shuttle bus stop to venue – 100 metres to main entry.

Melways Ref/Landmark

  • Melbourne Park pedestrian plaza Melways Ref: 2G, D9.


Accessibility LogoAccessible Pick up/Drop off

Transport details

  • Available on Swan Street between Rod Laver Arena and Multi Purpose Venue.

Pathways

  • Accessible pathway along Swan Street – 100 metres to the venue entry.

Melways Ref/Landmark

  • Melways Ref: 2G, B8.


Accessibility LogoAccessible Taxi Pick up / Drop off

Transport details

  • Available on Swan Street between Rod Laver Arena and Multi Purpose Venue.

Pathways

  • Accessible pathway along Swan Street – 100 metres to the venue entry.

Melways Ref/Landmark

  • Melways Ref: 2G, B8. 


Accessible Parking

Transport details

  • Federation Square – limited availability.

Pathways

  • Fed Sq. to RLA - Accessible pathway through Birrung Marr over the YPPL bridge to the MPV – 1.7km.

Melways Ref/Landmark

  • Melways Ref:2F, H6.


Accessibility LogoAccessible Seating

Transport details

  • Available at concourse level.

Pathways

  • All internal pathways are accessible.


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Accessible Toilets

Transport details

  • Available within the venue and in the spectator plaza outside the Multi Purpose Venue.

Pathways

  • All internal pathways are accessible.


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