Community Use of Schools


User Group Categories & Rates

Category

Description

1

School Use / Board Use Only

Internal use by District School Board of Niagara for Board related activities.

2

Non-Profit Youth Programs - No Fee

  • Participants must be under 18 or under 28 for participants with a disability
  • No fee associated to program

Example:

  • Scouts
  • Girl Guides
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Y.M.C.A.
  • Children’s sports and recreation service providers

In order to claim non-profit status you must submit:

  • A registered charitable organization number
  • If incorporated, copy of "Letters Patent”
  • If not incorporated, a letter from the Executive Director or signing authority confirming status as a non-profit organization

3

Non-Profit Youth Programs - Program Fee

  • Participants must be under 18 or under 28 for participants with a disability
  • Fee charged to participate

 

Example:

  • Youth sports or recreation groups run by community organizations where a participation fee is charged
  • Volunteer run youth recreation programs and leagues where coaches, organizers, etc. are volunteers and all revenue is re-invested directly back to the organization

In order to claim non-profit status you must submit:

  • A registered charitable organization number
  • If incorporated, copy of "Letters Patent”
  • If not incorporated, a letter from the Executive Director or signing authority confirming status as a non-profit organization

 

4

Non-Profit Community Programs

  • Other non-profit community organizations whose activities are geared at adults, over 18 years of age or over 28 for those with a disability
  • Programs sponsored by community service clubs or organizations
  • Private community groups/individuals for non-commercial, non-profit purposes

Example:

  • Seniors groups
  • Special interest groups, sports groups
  • Health associations, adult sports or recreation groups run by community organizations
  • Family reunions, weddings anniversaries, birthday parties
  • Red Cross
  • Canadian Cancer Society

 

5

Religious and Church Groups (Other Than Youth Activities) Municipalities Local Colleges and University

  • Programs for which no user-fee charged

Example:

  • Municipalities for non-user fee activities such as public meetings
  • Local colleges and university for non-fee related activities

6

Commercial Groups and Profit Making Organizations/Individuals

  • Commercial activities or programs for which admission fees are charged and/or activities that are operated for private or corporate gain

 

Example:

  • Businesses and/or individuals charging for drama, music, dance, fitness, yoga, martial arts, soccer, basketball, theatrical and film productions, etc.
  • Public concerts, dances, social functions where the purpose is to make a profit

 

7

Child Care – Before & After School

Example:

  • Before and after-school child care programs, including those delivered as part of the Early Learning/Extended Day programming, delivered by pre-approved, eligible operators.

 

Rate Structure

Space Type

Cat. 2

Cat. 3

Cat. 4

Cat. 5

Cat. 6

Auditorium - Large 500+

$0.00

$22.50/hr

$45.00/hr

$90.00/hr

$135.00/hr

Auditorium - Small - under 500

$0.00

$7.50/hr

$15.00/hr

$30.00/hr

$45.00/hr

Cafeteria

$0.00

$4.50/hr

$9.00/hr

$18.00/hr

$27.00/hr

Changeroom

$0.00

$2.25/hr

$4.25/hr

$8.50/hr

$12.75/hr

Classroom

$0.00

$2.00/hr

$3.75/hr

$7.50/hr

$11.25/hr

Computer Room

$0.00

$6.50/hr

$13.00/hr

$26.00/hr

$39.00/hr

Design & Tech

$0.00

$4.50/hr

$9.00/hr

$18.00/hr

$27.00/hr

Double Classroom

$0.00

$3.75/hr

$7.50/hr

$15.00/hr

$22.50/hr

Foyer/Lobby

$0.00

$1.75/hr

$3.25/hr

$6.50/hr

$9.75/hr

Gymnasium - Double

$0.00

$9.00/hr

$18.00/hr

$36.00/hr

$54.00/hr

Gymnasium - Large Single

$0.00

$4.75/hr

$9.50/hr

$19.00/hr

$28.50/hr

Gymnasium - Small Single

$0.00

$3.75/hr

$7.50/hr

$15.00/hr

$22.50/hr

Hallway

$0.00

$1.75/hr

$3.25/hr

$6.50/hr

$9.75/hr

Lecture Room

$0.00

$4.50/hr

$9.00/hr

$18.00/hr

$27.00/hr

Library

$0.00

$3.50/hr

$7.00/hr

$14.00/hr

$21.00/hr

Parking Lot

$25/day

$25/day

$25/day

$25/day

$25/day

Staff Room

$0.00

$2.25/hr

$4.50/hr

$9.00/hr

$13.50/hr

Washroom

$0.00

$1.75/hr

$3.25/hr

$6.50/hr

$9.75/hr

Custodial Rate
Monday to Saturday

$28/hr

$28/hr

$28/hr

$38/hr

$38/hr

Custodial Rate
Sundays & Holidays

$40.75/hr

$40.75/hr

$40.75/hr

$50.75/hr

$50.75/hr

Technical Staff – 18 and under

Technical Staff – over 18

$13.15/hr

$14.00/hr

$13.15/hr

$14.00/hr

$13.15/hr

$14.00/hr

$13.15/hr

$14.00/hr

$13.15/hr

$14.00/hr

 

 

 

 

 

 

Permit Processing Fee

$5.00

$5.00

$10.00

$20.00

$20.00

* All fees subject to HST

Rates for Field Use:

Natural Turf Fields Rental Rates

 

Category 2
Not-for-profit youth programs with no fee to participate

Category 3
Not-for-profit youth programs with a fee to participate

Category 4
Not-for-profit community programs for those 18+

Category 5
Religious and Church Groups (Other Than Youth Activities) Municipalities Local Colleges & University

Category 6
Commercial Groups and Profit Making Organizations/ Individuals

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elementary School Fields

$0.00 per hour
$5.00 permit administration fee

$3 per hour
$5.00 permit administration fee

$6 per hour
$10.00 permit administration fee

$12 per hour
$20.00 permit administration fee

$18 per hour
$20.00 permit administration fee

 

 

 

 

 

 

Secondary School Fields

$0.00 per hour
$5.00 permit administration fee

$8 per hour
$5.00 permit administration fee

$16 per hour
$10.00 permit administration fee

$32 per hour
$20.00 permit administration fee

$48 per hour
$20.00 permit administration fee

*All fees are subject to HST

Synthetic Turf Field Rental Rates:

Category ST1
Youth programs

Category ST2
Not-for-profit adult programs

Category ST3
Commercial Groups and Profit-Making Organizations

 

 

 

$65.00 per hour
$5.00 permit administration fee

$85.00 per hour
$10.00 permit administration fee

$125.00 per hour
$20.00 permit administration fee


Please direct any questions to Community Use of Schools at 905-641-2929 ext. 54301 or [email protected]