We have begun processing fitness training licence applications again. All operators will need to comply with the latest Government guidance and pass a Covid-19 risk assessment, so applications may take a little longer than usual.
Please ensure you regularly check our updates page for the very latest information about park closures and access to facilities.
The Royal Parks are used by people of all ages and of different fitness levels as part of a healthy lifestyle, from lunchtime joggers to Olympic and Paralympic athletes such as David Weir and Mo Farah. Being a licensed fitness operator gives you the exciting opportunity of undertaking fitness activities in some truly unique and world renowned environments.
If you wish to use the parks for personal training or to run group fitness sessions you must be licensed. We licence operators to ensure that:
- the parks are protected
- access to and use of public open space is preserved for all visitors
- park visitors can benefit from, enjoy and engage in fitness training in a variety of outdoor environments
- fitness operators hold appropriate qualifications (based on industry best practice), and are fully insured and hold liability for participant's safety.