Permit for Sports or Personal Training on Public Land or Council Facilities - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to provide instruction or coaching for sporting, recreational or training activities at council sporting facilities. These facilities include swimming pools or council owned land.

Instruction or coaching may include, but is not limited to, any of the following activities:

  • swimming
  • team sports
  • personal training
  • physical fitness
  • martial arts
  • circuit training
    or
  • any other similar activity.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit, personal trainers must:

  • Hold a current workplace level 2 first aid certificate
  • Hold a current public liability insurance policy to the value of $10 million
  • Hold a current professional indemnity insurance policy
  • Be registered with Kinect Australia, Fitness Australia or another recognised peak body association.

Each location may have specific requirements and the activity that you are intending to conduct may have restrictions. Please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing requirements

There is a maximum of fifteen participants per session. There is a limit on the amount of personal trainers permitted to operate in a park or garden. Fitness training must not start prior to 6.00am and must be finished by 9.00pm. Ten sessions consisting of 1.5 hours are allowed per week.

You should not attach any equipment to trees or park property. You may not peg anything into the ground or place, drag or tumble heavy objects on lawns.

Amplifiers and sounds systems are not allowed.

Duration

On a six monthly seasonal basis - Summer (1 October to 31 March), Winter (1 April to 30 September)

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$2,000.00

Full day. Fees for 2016-17.

Application$1,000.00

Half day. Fees for 2016-17.

Other resources

Administering agency

City of Stonnington

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 1 2008

Contact details

Recreation Services Unit
City of Stonnington


Operating address:
311 Glenferrie Road
Malvern, Victoria 3144
Mailing address:
PO BOX 21
Prahran, Victoria 3181

Phone:

03 8290 1333

Fax:

03 9521 2255
council@stonnington.vic.gov.au

Website:

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