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

A maximum of fifteen participants are allowed per session. 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.

You may only provide instruction for groups in which you are qualified and only provide activities which will provide minimal wear and tear on grass areas.

Amplifiers, fitness machines, signs and sounds systems are not allowed. The sale of any products (clothing, food, drink, promotional items etcetera) is not permitted under the permit.

Duration

Seasonal for only one season or on pro-rata for that season. (Summer - 1 October to 31 March, Winter - 1 April to 30 September)

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyMiscellaneous$1,000.00

Fees for 2016-17.

Application$94.00

You may be required to pay a bond. Fees for 2016-17.

Application$350.00

You may be required to pay a bond. Fees for 2016-17.

Application$700.00

You may be required to pay a bond. Fees for 2016-17.

Administering agency

Frankston City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 8 2016

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
Frankston City Council


Operating address:
30 Davey Street
Frankston, Victoria 3199
Mailing address:
PO BOX 490
Frankston, Victoria 3199

Phone:

03 9784 1888

Toll Free:

1300 322 322

Fax:

03 9784 1094
info@frankston.vic.gov.au

Website:

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