Update Monday 28 September
The Victorian Government’s recent announcement regarding the easing of COVID-19 restrictions means that outdoor training and group training sessions can resume in groups of up to 2 people per trainer. Please note: the use of Council’s sports grounds and open space must be in line with the state government’s COVID-19 regulations for sports and exercise.
If you are interested in running an outdoor training session we are here to help. Council is currently allowing personal/group fitness trainers to sign up for a month-to-month permit, even if you’re currently not registered with the City of Kingston. Signing up is easy, register via our online booking system here.
Activities and restrictions:
As advised by the Victorian Government a maximum of 2 people per group training session is allowable with a minimum social distance space of 1.5 metres.
o Group fitness/training sessions cannot interfere with any sporting club seasonal training activity on sports grounds.
o The following activities are permitted, subject to your permit approval:
- Gym sessions
- Boxing and pad training
- Organised aerobic activity
- Running groups
- Circuit training
- Yoga sessions
- A combination of any of the above
Please note: the use of equipment (light hand weights, skipping ropes, mats etc) must be in line with the state government’s COVID-19 regulations for sports and exercise.
o The following activities are NOT permitted:
- No setting up of gymnasium type equipment (e.g. weight benches, weight stacks, stationary bikes, treadmills, steppers)
- Organised ball sports (e.g. soccer, rugby, football)
- Use of amplified music or voice equipment
- The sale of clothing, merchandise, equipment, refreshments, goods, services or products.
If you have questions please feel free to contact Council’s Sport & Recreation team on 9581 4608 or email Sport.Recreation@kingston.vic.gov.au
We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.