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Who can hold training sessions and group fitness classes in Parramatta Park?

Only approved trainers with a current permit from the Parramatta Park Trust can hold training sessions and group fitness classes in the park.

What sort of training can I offer clients?

The following types of training (or a combination of these such activities) are permitted, subject to approval:

  • Gym sessions (with or without hand weights, fit balls, skipping ropes, resistance bands and/or other individual equipment)
  • Boxing and pad training
  • Organised cardio/aerobic drills and activities
  • Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates classes and similar activities.
  • Circuit training.

How many people can you have in a group?

A maximum of 18 participants can be approved for each group. Parramatta Park Trust determines the numbers based on details in your application for a permit.

Where and when can I train clients?

Training can only occur in your designated zone at the approved times and on the approved days set out in your application. See the Personal Training & Fitness Group Areas Map to see these zones.

How do I apply for a training permit?

To apply for a training permit, download, complete and submit an Application Form by email to the Trust, attaching copies of your senior first aid certificate, Fitness Australia registration and proof of insurance.

Applications are processed within 10 working days and you will be advised via email of tentative approval for your activity and issued with a quote confirming the cost.

Once full payment has been received your application will be finalised and you will be issued with your training permit, confirmation letter and tax invoice.

How long is my permit valid?

You can opt for a 26 week or 52 week permit.

What fees apply?

The fees are listed below.

Permit Fee: $780.00 for 26 weeks OR $1,300.00 for 52 weeks
Application Fee: $50.00 per application
Permit Replacement: $50.00 per replacement
Alteration Fee: $50.00 per request
Bond: $100.00

How do I renew my permit?

To renew your permit, you need to reapply by submitting a new application form and copies of all relevant qualifications and insurance certificates at least 4 weeks prior to the expiry date of your current training permit.

What happens if you don’t have a permit?

Only approved trainers with a current permit can train within Parramatta Park. If you don’t have a permit, or your permit has expired, you are not permitted to conduct training activities and you may receive an infringement notice (fine).

Where can you get more information?

Email bookings@ppt.nsw.gov.au with any further questions.


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