Hire school facilities

Apply for room, pool and sports facility lets

You can hire a range of facilities in our schools including

  • swimming pools
  • classrooms
  • games and sports halls
  • sports pitches.

How you apply depends on the type of school you want to use. 

You can download charges  for all school lets below.

Hire a secondary school 

To hire facilities in a secondary school please contact the school directly.

Find a secondary school in our directory.

Hire a primary or special school

To hire facilities in a primary or special school please complete the application form below and return it to us.

Please give at least two weeks’ notice. 

If you wish to use a school at the weekend or after 6pm on a weekday, you must ask the school's Service Support Officer (SSO) before you submit your application.

If you wish to use the school before 6pm on a weekday, you must ask the headteacher to approve this and sign your application.

Find a primary school or special school in our directories.

Kitchen facilities

Use of school kitchen facilities is not included in any let. If you need to use kitchen facilities you must

  • give details of this in your application, including the times of use
  • pay for a member of the school's catering staff to be present while the kitchen is in use.

Any group that uses a kitchen without permission will be in breach of the conditions of their let. We may cancel their let.

Please note that you can access drinking water outside of kitchen areas in all schools.

Do you have any comments about this page?

Help us improve edinburgh.gov.uk

  • The City of Edinburgh Council will only use this email address to respond to any issues raised.