Hire school facilities
You can hire primary and secondary school facilities in the evenings and at weekends for events and sports activities.
Schools are available for hire from 6pm, Monday to Friday. Weekend lets are also available subject to staff cover. Applications should be made during term time with at least 2 weeks' notice and in advance of holiday periods.
Some applications for hiring school facilities are handled by an associated secondary school; associated schools can also be hired.
|Facilities||Associated secondary school|
|Eastriggs Primary School|
Hecklegirth Primary School
Newington Primary School
|Castle Douglas Primary||Castle Douglas High School|
|Kells Primary School||Dalry Secondary School|
|Creetown Primary School|
Minnigaff Primary School
Penninghame Primary School
Wigtown Primary School
|Douglas Ewart High School|
|Ae Primary School|
Calside Primary School
Dumfries High School
Heathhall Primary School
Laurieknowe Primary School
Lincluden Primary School
Lochside Primary School
Maxwelltown High School
Noblehill Primary School
Penpont Primary School
St Andrew's RC Primary
St Joseph's College
Troqueer Primary School
|Gatehouse Primary School|
Kirkcudbright Primary School
|Lochmaben Primary School|
Lockerbie Primary School
|Moffat Primary School||Moffat Academy|
|Kelloholm Primary School||Sanquhar Academy|
|Drummore Primary School|
Glenluce Primary School
Sandhead Primary School
|Closeburn Primary School|
Moniaive Primary School
Penpont Primary School
Wallace Hall Primary School
|Wallace Hall Academy|
There is an hourly hire rate and there may be extra charges for out of hours cover.
Some clubs and organisations may qualify for VAT exemption. Check the criteria and submit an exemption form along with your application form:
How to apply
Application forms should be sent directly to the associated secondary school.
You will also need to sign a Child and Vulnerable Group Protection declaration if you're hiring a facility as an individual and not as a member of a club or organisation. This declaration should be submitted with the application:
At least 7 days' notice is required to qualify for a fee waiver. Cancellations received at short notice will be charged in full unless under exceptional circumstances.
Schools can also be closed in emergency circumstances such as severe weather conditions which may affect your hire.
Kitchen facilities and equipment are also available to hire, there is an hourly rate and prices are available upon request. These bookings are not handled by the schools.
Schools with sport facilities
Some schools have dual use in partnership with leisure and sport services. These facilities can also be hired and bookings should be made direct to the facility.
- Annan Academy - Annan Swimming Pool and Games Hall
- Langholm Academy -Eskdale Sports Centre
- Dumfries High School - David Keswick Athletic Centre
- Douglas Ewart High School - Merrick Lesiure Centre
- Lockerbie Academy- Lockerbie Academy Leisure and Sport
- Stranraer Academy - Stranraer FC, bookings via the Ryan Centre
- Various schools - Multi Use Games Areas (MUGAs)
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