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Commercial Fitness Activities


If you would like to hold a commercial fitness training session in a park or open space, you will need to obtain a permit from Council.
 

How To Apply 

Any organisation or individual providing fitness services, activities and instruction to people on public land and receiving a retaining fee, financial contribution or donation must apply for a permit.

Cost of permits depends upon location. Learn more about Council’s fees and charges.

Contact us to apply for a permit.

Please include the following information:

  • ​Public Risk Liability Insurance certificate of currency must be provided upon lodgment of application. Approval is subject to compliance with legislative requirements.
  • Start date of permit and whether you need an annual or half yearly permit
  • Detailed description of proposed activity
  • Number of people attending sessions
  • Names of all personal trainers to be included within permit
  • Park or reserve required and session times
  • Training equipment to be used

Applicants will be notified by phone and mail within 14 days of submitting their application. 

Activities Permitted

Prohibited Activities

High Activity:

  • Boot Camp (circuit type only, no shouting)
  • Boxing and pad training after 6.30am
  • Gym activities and circuit training
  • Organised aerobic activity

Low Activity:

  • Pilates, yoga and tai chi
  • Power walking
  • Storage of any equipment within a public park or space
  • Amplified music or voice equipment
  • Any mobile floodlights or spotlights
  • Council’s sport floodlights (unauthorised)
  • Pressurised air-horns, whistles or other similar devices
  • Selling, hiring or promoting goods or services 
  • Signage of any kind including A-frames

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