Community Schools & Facility Use

Ellensburg Community Schools is a part of the Ellensburg School District and schedules school facilities for community activities, organizations, and agencies. The District appreciates the community's continued support and believes by assisting local individuals, organizations and agencies a more vibrant, vital, and informed citizenry will develop. In addition to assisting local groups, Community Schools also organizes adult and youth classes and activities.

The goal of Community Schools Program is to assist and facilitate community social, cultural, educational, and recreational activities that will help create a special environment to live and learn.

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Facility Use — Expectations & Responsibilities
The following is a list of expectations that individuals and groups using Ellensburg School District facilities are expected to follow. Failure to follow these expectations could result in the loss of facility use privileges.
  • Adult supervision of participant and non-participant children required at ALL events
  • Abide by timelines of usage
  • User responsible for access and keys (on non-school days)
  • Replace equipment or furniture when used or moved
  • Pick-up litter/empty all trash to the dumpster (as appropriate)
  • Clean all spills
  • Sweep gym floors and clean bleachers
  • Flush all toilets and urinals
  • Prior to leaving, check for unauthorized personnel (the supervising adult should be the last one out)
  • Secure all doors and windows
  • Turn out lights
  • Leave space ready for school

Facilities Fee Schedule — Fiscal Year 2020-21

     
Facility Rental Fee:
Standard Classrooms

Specially Equipped Classrooms

Multipurpose Rooms (Cafeterias, Mat Rooms, EHS Commons)
Gymnasiums (Note 1):
  Elem/Middle School Gyms
  EHS Aux Gym

EHS Little Theater
Morgan Performing Arts Center

Valley View Cafeteria & Stage
Kitchen Facilities (Note 2)

Sports Fields
Football Field Lights
Group I
(Exempt)

Waived

Waived


Waived



Waived
Waived

Waived
Waived


Waived
Waived

Waived
$10.00 / Hour
Group II
(Non-Commercial)

$15.00 / Hour

$20.00 / Hour


$30.00 / Hour



$35.00 / Hour
$65.00 / Hour

$45.00 / Hour
Refer to the MPAC page


$45.00 / Hour
$30.00 / Hour

$10.00 / Hour
$10.00 / Hour
Group III
(Commercial)

$25.00 / Hour

$35.00 / Hour


$55.00 / Hour



$45.00 / Hour
$85.00 / Hour

$85.00 / Hour
Refer to the MPAC page


$85.00 / Hour
$55.00 / Hour

$15.00 / Hour
$15.00 / Hour

CHARGES FOR SUPPORT SERVICES ASSOCIATED WITH A FACILITY REQUEST (NO SUPPORT IS PROVIDED OFF CAMPUS):

Custodial Support
  Weekdays (during normal hours)
  Saturdays (2 hour minimum)
  Sundays & Holidays (2 hour minimum)

Maintenance/Grounds Support
  Weekdays (during normal hours)
  Saturdays (2 hour minimum)
  Sundays & Holidays (2 hour minimum)

Food Service Support (Note 2)
  Weekdays (during normal hours)
  Saturdays (2 hour minimum)
  Sundays (2 hour minimum)

Equipment Set Up/Take Down
Football Field Lights
 
     
$28.41 / Hour
$42.61 / Hour
$56.82 / Hour
     
$28.51 / Hour
$42.77 / Hour
$57.03 / Hour
     
$27.00 / Hour
$40.49 / Hour
$54.00 / Hour
$45.00 / Hour
$10.00 / Hour
     
$28.41 / Hour
$42.61 / Hour
$56.82 / Hour
    
$28.51 / Hour
$42.77 / Hour
$57.03 / Hour
     
$27.00 / Hour
$40.49 / Hour
$54.00 / Hour

$45.00 / Hour
$10.00 / Hour
     
$28.41 / Hour
$42.61 / Hour
$56.82 / Hour
    
$28.51 / Hour
$42.77 / Hour
$57.03 / Hour
     
$27.00 / Hour
$40.49 / Hour
$54.00 / Hour

$55.00 / Hour
$15.00 / Hour
Notes:
  1. The EHS Main Gym is not available for community use.
  2. District Food Service Staff will be required for activities using kitchen facilities/equipment. Kitchen facilities are designed for the school breakfast/lunch program and are not normally available for community use. When circumstances require the use of school kitchens, school district food service staff are required to operate the kitchen facilities/equipment and an appropriate charge will be made for this service. No kitchen equipment shall leave the kitchen area for any reason.
  3. User will be charged replacement/repair costs if property or equipment damaged by groups activity.
  4. No overnight facilities are available.

Board Reviewed: 7/27/16
Revised: 6/5/20
Board Approved:

Facility Usage Application

Jeff Whitney

Director of Community Schools