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Australian Institute of Sport (AIS)

Get your classroom into the AIS

Imagine a CLASSROOM that gives your students a HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE with SPORT in a FUN learning environment.


Discover Australia’s sporting powerhouse. Sport is Australia’s passion, so get into the spirit and find out what it takes to become a high performance athlete with a behind-the-scenes tour of the AIS, where the country’s best athletes train. Bring your students along to experience the excitement.

Tour the AIS

On a guided 90-minute AIS Tour, your students discover where Australia’s sporting champions are created and gain a unique understanding of the life of elite athletes. On one of Canberra’s most popular tours, your students gain an insight into our rich sporting past and a window into its future.

Tour times

Tours depart daily at 8.30 am, 10 am, 11.30 am, 1 pm, 2.30 pm and 4 pm. Evening tours depart weekdays at 5.30 pm and 7.30 pm. Costs apply.

Challenge yourself in Sportex

Step into a world of fun, excitement and activity with Sportex, our interactive sports experience, where students can try wheelchair basketball, virtual downhill skiing, rock climbing, football penalty shootouts and more. Best of all, Sportex is included free as part of an AIS Tour. Make sure you leave time to visit the AIS Shop for great sporting gear and AIS souvenirs.

Add an AIS Sports Experience

Complete your stay with us with a Sports Experience. Students participate in a 90-minute programme learning rules, skills and drills for up to 3 different sports. Burn off that excess energy. Costs apply.

Discover the champion within!