In addition to our 11 leisure centres, there are a number of other sports facilities in the East Riding, including:
- community multi sports club facilities, for example Dukes Park in Bridlington;
- grass pitches;
- synthetic turf pitches;
- golf courses;
- playing fields;
- private leisure clubs;
- indoor bowls centres;
- and other sports clubs run by local community groups.
To find out more information about these facilities, where they are located in the East Riding and contact details, visit the Spogo website (run by Sport England)
Spogo (external website)
This website allows you to search for sports facilities anywhere in England. You can browse an interactive map of the country, search for facilities in your local area, use the name and address of a specific facility to find out more information.
To search for a local sports club, please visit our club search page.
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There are two types of football pitches available for bookings; grass and third generation synthetic turf pitches (3G STPs).
Grass pitches are available at local schools, leisure facilities and within local communities such as Walkington or Little Weighton.
Third generation synthetic turf pitches (3G STPs)
There are currently five 3G STP football pitches within the East Riding; four full size and one 60m x 40m. The pitches are available for club, corporate and public bookings and are suitable for use in all football leagues within Hull and East Yorkshire. All of the pitches (excluding Bishop Burton) were built following facility grant funding from the Football Foundation, supported by the sport and play development service.
The 3G football pitches are located at the following venues and can be booked by contacting the facility directly:
- Longcroft School - full size 3G, four full size grass pitches and three mini-soccer pitches – (01482) 389094
- South Holderness School - full size 3G, three full size grass pitches and one mini-soccer pitch – (01482) 899315
- South Hunsley School - full size 3G and four full size grass pitches – (01482) 636733
- Howden School - 60m x 40m 3G, three full size grass pitches and one mini-soccer pitch – (01430) 430448
- Bishop Burton College - full size 3G and two full size grass pitches – (01964) 553111.
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You should contact the school you wish to hire to discuss availability, time slots and the facilities required.
The school will then issue you a booking form to complete, including evidence of the user groups public liability insurance. Once the school has entered the booking details into their diary for the caretaking purposes they send the form onto the Directed Community Use of Schools (DCU) service who will then cost the letting, confirm the booking in writing to the user group and then invoice the user after the letting has taken place. This normally occurs at the end of each school term.
Any pricing queries are best answered by the DCU service in the first instance as there are varying charges according to the nature of the user group for example Girl Guides, Scout groups receive a concessionary rate as they are voluntary, non-profit making groups aimed at young people.
For all queries regarding booking facilities on school premises, please contact the service using the general enquiry form on the right hand side of the page.Top of page
The service actively promotes, implements, manages and develops a programme of community use on education premises within the East Riding. The service reimburses schools for the energy costs, which they incur when community groups use their site, outside normal school working hours.
The community can benefit by having access to a wide variety of facilities, which are often only available locally in schools. Secondly, the community also has access to these facilities at a relatively low cost.
The service is also responsible for many areas of community land within the East Riding and takes bookings for the use of football pitches on these spaces.
The service has a requirement that all voluntary sporting clubs hiring school facilities must achieve the East Riding Club Accreditation Scheme (ERCAS). The aim of ERCAS is to ensure that clubs and user groups have a number of measures in place to certify they are providing safe, quality sessions for their members, especially young people. However, the service appreciates that not all users fall into this category. A new Approved School User Scheme has been introduced which is aimed at ensuring all school user groups provide the necessary documentary evidence to enable them to continue using school facilities in a safe and appropriate manner.
Application form for bookings (pdf 115kb opens in new window)
Guidelines and conditions of use (pdf 110kb opens in new window)
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All voluntary sports clubs are required to achieve ERCAS accreditation and all sports businesses are required to achieve ERCAS business minimum operating standards before they are able to advertise activities in East Riding schools.
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