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


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, the following activities:

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

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You will need to supply a Public Liability certificate of currency for $20 million indemnifying Maribyrnong City Council. A Risk Management Plan will be required as well as current registration with a recognised peak body, a police check and a current first aid certificate.

Please check that your public liability covers all aspects of your training.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You should not attach any equipment to trees or park property, nor peg anything into the ground or place, drag or tumble heavy objects on the lawns.

Whistles, amplifiers and sounds systems are not allowed.

Groups are to be no more than forty participants.


Six monthly. Summer season: 1 October to 31 March, Winter season: 1 April to 30 September


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $180.50

Category one (3-5 participants), per six months. Fees for 2021-22.

Apply Application All $494.20

Category two (6-15 participants), per six months. Fees for 2021-22.

Apply Application All $1418.00

Category three (16-40 participants), per six months. Fees for 2021-22.

Apply Application All $105.06

Personal training on crown land, six monthly. You will also be required to pay a usage fee per participant. Fees for 2021-22.


Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2020 Victoria

Local law(s) name

General Purposes Local Law 2015

Administering agency

Maribyrnong City Council

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

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Maribyrnong City Council

Operating address: 61 Napier Street
Footscray, Victoria 3011
Mailing address: PO BOX 58
Footscray, Victoria 3011
Phone: 03 9688 0200
Fax: 03 9687 7793
Website: Maribyrnong City Council (Opens in new window)