You must have a permit to use our parks to run personal training or group fitness or workout sessions.

We issue permits to operators to ensure that:

  • everyone can access and use our parks
  • park visitors can take part in fitness training in a variety of outdoor environments
  • fitness and similar operators hold appropriate qualifications and are fully insured.

How to apply

Please complete the application form

Parks can sometimes be unavailable, for example due to special events, so please check with the park manager during the registration process. We will give you their contact details when you apply.

Terms and conditions

Outdoor Fitness Training Permit Terms and Conditions


12 month permit

Number of sessions per week Up to 10 clients 11-20 clients 21 -30 clients
1-3 £308+VAT £505+VAT £770+VAT
4-5 £441+VAT £616+VAT £924+VAT

Sessions are up to 90 minutes. Maximum of one session in the morning and one session in the afternoon on any one day.

Two-month trial permits are available at a discount of 50% of the advertised fee.

Qualifications and insurance

You will need to provide evidence of the following when you apply. We may also carry out on-site checks to ensure you remain fully certified.

  • Background checks known as the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) – trainers must supply relevant copies of individual checks if working with children and vulnerable adults.
  • Qualifications - copies of Personal Training certification at REPs or equivalent.
  • Insurance and public liability - copies of individual insurance and public liability for the duration of the period the permit has been issued for to the value of £5 million.
  • Risk assessment - evidence that all risks have been considered should be included in a risk assessment to mitigate potential risk.
  • Emergency and first aid plan - evidence that a first aid plan is in place in the event that any accidents occur during the session.

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