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

Description

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 eligibility requirements

There are three categories:

Category A: Regular Commercial User. Trainers providing three or more sessions per week;

Category B: Regular Commerical User. Trainers providing less than three sessions per week; and

Category C: Casual Commercial User. Trainers providing training sessions on a once off basis.

Business permits will allow a business to have multiple trainers taking group fitness sessions as long as they comply with the permit conditions. If you wish to conduct training for more than six hours per day with multiple trainers, additional permits will be required.

Each permit gives an entitlement of six hours training per day over the three venues nominated on the application form. Businesses will be required to submit documentation for each trainer that will be conducting sessions. Trainers are limited to six hours of training (excluding casual permit holders) per day over the three venues nominated on the application.

Two trainers maximum will be allowed to train in any one park over the same time period. Training is permitted between 6.00am and 8.00pm throughout the week. Boot camps are permitted at pre-determined sites throughout the council; groups that exceed the maximum of fifteen will be allocated to specific sites and this needs to be agreed upon between the approving council representative and the trainer.

Signs are permitted providing the trainer has received approval for an advertising permit from the local laws department. 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

Category A: seasonal or annual. Categories B or C: seasonal (Summer: 1 October to 31 March; Winter: 1 April to 30 September).

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Casual sportsground hire fees range between $36.50 and $72, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $66.50

Personal training park hire business permit. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $760.00

Personal training park hire category A (six months). Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $1275.00

Personal training park hire category A (twelve months). Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $330.00

Personal training park hire category B. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $17.00

Personal training park hire category C, per session. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $296.25

Personal training crown land license, you will also be required to pay a crown land use fee. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $2.40

Personal training crown land use, you will also be required to pay a crown land license fee. Fees for 2017-18.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Casual Use of Sporting Grounds (Opens in new window)
Apply All Athletics Centre (Opens in new window)
Apply All Sports Club Information - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Approval time

Please allow five weeks prior to commencement for approval.

Administering agency

Moonee Valley City Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

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Moonee Valley City Council

Operating address: 9 Kellaway Avenue
Moonee Ponds, Victoria 3039
Mailing address: PO BOX 126
Moonee Ponds, Victoria 3039
Phone: 03 9243 8888
Fax: 03 9377 2100
Email: active@mvcc.vic.gov.au
Website: Moonee Valley City Council (Opens in new window)