Joint Use of School and Community Facilities
School Division Review of Facility-Use Policies, Procedures and Agreements ( 59 KB)
Policy Statement: School divisions are required to review, develop and
implement policies that establish procedures, and joint-use agreements, for the use
of public school facilities that maximize their use by school and community users and
support the educational, recreational, social and cultural programming that can be
offered during school hours as well as outside the regular instructional day.
Compliance is expected by September 1, 2011.
Community Use of Schools and School Use of Community Facilities - A Handbook for Reviewing and Developing Facility-Use Policies, Procedures, and Agreements for Schools, School Divisions, Municipalities, and Recreation Commissions ( 677 KB)
This handbook has been created as a resource for the review, development, and implementation of facility-use policies, procedures, and agreements for community use of schools and school use of community facilities by schools, school divisions, municipalities, and recreation commissions.
Advisory Committee on Joint Use of School and Community Facilities
Final Report, December 2008 ( 128 KB)
- To consider ways of maximizing the joint use of community and school facilities for the benefit of all members of the community with a focus on children, youth. To provide advice to the Manitoba Education, Citizenship and Youth and Manitoba Culture, Heritage, Tourism, and Sport with respect to implementing the recommendations of the Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures Task Force Report ( 876 KB).
- These recommendations encourage cooperation and collaboration amongst municipalities, school boards and other key organizations to enhance equitable access to community and school facilities in the province with a primary focus on physical activity opportunities for children and youth.