Personal Training

Are you a personal trainer looking to start up or expand your business to Stonnington?

The City of Stonnington has implemented a permit system in accordance with the General Local Law 2008 to facilitate personal training and commercial fitness activities in municipal parks and reserves.

Personal training allocations are made every six months in accordance with the sporting seasons: Summer — 1 October to 31 March and winter — 1 April to 30 September.


Applying for a permit

To obtain a permit, trainers must complete a personal training application form and submit it to Council with the following documents:

  • certificate of currency for public liability insurance of over $10 million
  • risk management plan
  • evidence of registration with Fitness Australia or another recognised peak body or educational institution.

Personal Training- Application.pdf(PDF, 344KB)

Terms and Conditions for Personal Training.pdf  (PDF, 341KB)

    No fee is charged for personal training  permits.

    Please ensure you have thoroughly read and understood the terms and conditions for personal training in Stonnington before submitting an application.

    Applications are assessed against a set criteria including existing use/s of the nominated park, potential amenity issues arising from increased use, and the physical condition of the park proposed for training.

    Upon assessment Council may:

    • approve the application and issue a permit
    • issue a limited permit with restrictions on the number and types of activities, group size, and the time and location of activities
    • not approve a permit.

    Please allow up to seven days for notification of the outcome.  

    Contact Us

    Address: 1251 High Street, Malvern

    Phone: 8290 1112


    Fax: 8290 1182