Sport, fitness & recreation

Council's parks and reserves, including tennis courts, playing fields, sporting facilities and open spaces, are available to be booked for a variety of activities.

You may be required to apply for a permit to use and carry out your activity.

Activities which require a permit include;

  • Personal fitness or small group training or activities
  • Commercial fitness groups, including yoga, pilates, tai chi etc
  • Regular or one off Sports training
  • Dog obedience training
  • Sports carnivals or sporting events
  • Any event for 100+ people

How to book a space?

Do I need a permit?

Do I need a permit?

You can only hire a park, facility or reserve, if you are required to apply for a Permit. 

A permit is required for;

Any event/activity with 100 + people in attendance


Your event/activity is for;

  • Regular or ongoing sports training
  • A sporting carnival or sports related event
  • Commercial fitness or small group training (includes PTs, Yoga, Pilates etc)
  • Any other commercial activity such as dog obedience classes


For all other non sport, fitness or commerical training Event or activity, for under 100 people, you do not need to book or apply for a permit.  Public facilities must be shared and space can be occupied on a 'first in first served' basis. 

How to book?

How to book

1. Check availability by visiting the location you wish to book below and viewing the calendar. 

2. Complete the applicable Permit application form

Sports, fitness or commercial training or events

All other events for 100+ people


Fees & costs

All fees & charges are set within the 2023-24 Fees & Charges schedule.(PDF, 1MB)

Fees for larger events are charged based on location.

View availability of our most popular spaces for sport, fitness and recreational activities below.