AAMI Park is Melbourne's first purpose built rectangular pitch stadium, with a world class playing surface. The facility accommodates rugby league, rugby union and soccer.
Nestled between the Yarra River and the Melbourne Cricket Ground, the iconic $267.5 million AAMI Park, has capacity for over 30,000 patrons and features a cutting edge ‘bio-frame’ roof design that provides extensive seat coverage and excellent spectator sight lines.
The stadium is home to the elite Melbourne Victory and Melbourne Heart soccer teams, the Melbourne Storm rugby league team, and the Melbourne Rebels Super 15 rugby union team. It also provides an outstanding training, sports medicine and administration complex.
AAMI Park also includes elite training facilities and office accommodation for Melbourne Storm, Melbourne Victory, the Melbourne Football Club, the Victorian Rugby Union, the Victorian Olympic Council, the Olympic Park Sport Medicine Centre, and Tennis Victoria.
- A 136 metre x 82 metre rectangular pitch for rugby league, rugby union and soccer
- A sports campus including an elite training centre, gymnasium, lap pool, and office space for tenant sporting organisations
- Twenty-four corporate boxes (seating up to 18 people each) with external seating
- A dining room with capacity for 1,100 patrons
- Merchandising facilities, food and beverage outlets and 14 bars
- A public café/bar and merchandise outlet on Olympic Boulevard
Major Projects Victoria was appointed to deliver the project. The stadium was designed by Cox Architects with engineering assistance from Arup and Norman Disney and Young. Grocon Constructors was awarded the contract to build the stadium. Work began in late 2007 and the stadium opened in May 2010.