During the school day, schools are able to access a variety of municipal facilities to enhance health and fitness programs and curriculum based activities, such as:
Swimming pools, arenas, halls and Auditoriums/Theatres
Outdoor facilities such as: picnic sites, pavilions and band shells
Outdoor sports fields/grounds such as: baseball diamonds, football fields, soccer fields, tennis courts
Outside of school hours, municipal partners can access a variety of school facilities to run community programs/events and activities, such as:
Classrooms, libraries, cafeterias, gymnasiums and Auditoriums/Theatres
EXAMPLES OF JOINT USE
Municipal facilities open to schools during school hours
Elementary and/or secondary school students use a municipal pool or arena for a Health and Physical Education class
School facilities open to the public during non-school hours
Local municipality uses a school gymnasium to run a summer day camp
City sponsored youth and/or football league uses a school's sports field for league activities
A segment of a school is jointly funded by an outside entity
In several cases local municipalities have invested considerable dollars into the improvement and construction of school facilities in return for shared use of facilities;
In 2009 the Municipality of Palmer Rapids invested towards a Playground and Outdoor Learning Centre at Palmer Rapids Public School.
2006, the Town of Arnprior invested towards the addition of a Day Care Centre at A J Charbonneau Public School.
In 1996, the Township of Whitewater Region invested towards the library at Beachburg Public School.
A portion of school property is open for public use during schools hours AND non-school hours
The Township of McNab/Braeside and MacNab Public School collaborated to provide outdoor rink access.
Local municipalities, to varying degrees, have a wide range of community facilities available for rent to suit a variety of occasions.
From small gatherings with just a few people, to large gatherings with up to 300 guests, they can accommodate your social and business needs - both indoors and outdoors.
Choose from the different types of facilities available for rent, including meeting, activity and banquet rooms, as well as auditoriums, gymnasiums, sports fields, ball diamonds, ice rinks and swimming pools.