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.

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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