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4902.0 - Australian Culture and Leisure Classifications, 2001  
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3 Sports and Physical Recreation

    32 Sports and Physical Recreation Venues
      321 Health and Fitness Centres and Gymnasia
      322 Other Sports and Physical Recreation Venues, Grounds and Facilities


GROUP DEFINITION

Group 32 Sports and Physical Recreation Venues consists of units mainly engaged in operating venues, grounds and facilities which are predominantly used for sports and physical recreation. Sports and physical recreation includes games or leisure activities mainly involving physical exertion and/or hand-eye coordination.


CLASS 321 HEALTH AND FITNESS CENTRES AND GYMNASIA

Definition

This class consists of units mainly involved in operating health clubs, fitness centres and gymnasia. They may operate as participative exercise groups or allow individuals to improve their fitness level using the available gymnasium equipment. Units in this class may contain squash courts, swimming pools and other sporting facilities provided their primary purpose is the provision of a range of fitness and exercise services.

Exclusions / References

Units mainly engaged in

(a) operating a squash court only or a swimming pool only are included in Class 322 Other Sports and Physical Recreation Venues, Grounds and Facilities; and

(b) provision of personal fitness training services on a freelance basis are included in Class 329 Sports and Physical Recreation Support Services.

Primary Activities

Fitness centre operation

Gymnasium operation

Health club operation

Physical fitness centre operation


CLASS 322 OTHER SPORTS AND PHYSICAL RECREATION VENUES, GROUNDS AND FACILITIES

Definition

This class consists of units mainly engaged in operating any kind of indoor or outdoor sports or physical recreation facility other than those for horse or dog racing. Included are sporting clubs which operate their own sports grounds or facilities. Units operating their own training facilities which are a main avenue to regular involvement in a sport (e.g. martial arts training facility) are also included in this class.

Exclusions / References

Units mainly engaged in

(a) operating horse or dog racing tracks are included in Class 311 Horse and Dog Racing;

(b) operating sporting clubs or teams, without facilities, are included in Class 332 Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs, Teams and Sports Professionals;

(c) operating fitness clubs and gymnasia are included in Class 321 Health and Fitness Centres and Gymnasia; and

(d) operating clubs which mainly provide hospitality services are included in Class 433 Hospitality Clubs.

Primary Activities

Athletics stadium or field operation

Basketball or netball court or stadium operation

Billiard parlour, billiard saloon or pool hall operation

Football stadium operation

Golf course operation

Golf driving or practice range operation

Ice skating or roller skating rink operation

Martial arts training facility

Multipurpose sports or physical recreation facility operation

Picnic ground operation

Pony club grounds operation

Recreation ground operation

Rock climbing operation (indoor)

Spectator sports venue operation

Speedway operation (motor racing)

Sporting club or team operation (with grounds or facilities)

Sporting venue operation

Sports ground operation

Squash centre operation

Swimming pool or waterslide operation

Tennis court operation

Tenpin bowling alley operation


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