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 are three categories:

Category A - up to six participants.

Category B - up to fifteen participants.

Category C - up to twenty participants.

There are a maximum number of participants allowable per category. Fitness training is allowed between 6.00am and 8.00pm daily, although some parks have restrictions on hours. You must nominate the parks you wish to train in as your fees will be determined on the number of sessions for each park.

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

As specified on the permit.

Expiry

31 July each year.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication

Depending on the sports ground you are using, fees vary from $160 to $315, you will also be required to pay a bond. Fees for 2016-17.

Application$260.00

Victoria Park per hour. Fees for 2016-17.

Licence$289.00

Personal training, you will also be required to pay a usage fee. Fees for 2016-17.

Miscellaneous

The bond you will be required to pay will depend on where you are wanting to conduct your activity and the impact your activity will have on the area. Please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

 Resources
Apply Personal Training Licence Application Opens in a new browser window
Job Safety Analysis Worksheet - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window

Permit for Sports Training on Public Land or Council Facilities - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Approval time

Please allow fourteen days prior to commencing for approval.

Administering agency

City of Yarra

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 2016

Contact details

Recreation and Open Space
City of Yarra


Operating address:
333 Bridge Road
Richmond, Victoria 3121
Mailing address:
PO BOX 168
Richmond, Victoria 3121

Phone:

03 9205 5736

Fax:

03 8417 6666
info@yarracity.vic.gov.au

Website:

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