Facility Use & Scheduling
Independent School District 15 buildings and fields are available for public use after school, on weekends and during the summer. All locations are scheduled centrally and require a permit. For more information, refer to the facility use brochure.
How to schedule
- Requests for the use of school facilities and grounds (except Sandhill Center for the Arts) are made through the Facility Scheduling Office, located at St. Francis High School.
- A facilities use request form must be completed and submitted 10 business days in advance.
- If approved, the applicant will be notified by mail.
- ISD 15 reserves the right to alter approval request.
- When a change needs to be made to an existing permit, fill out and submit a facility use change form.
All rates are determined by the classification of the individual/group requesting facility use. See current rate information in the facility use brochure.
Cancellation of a facility reservation must be made 48 hours in advance of the scheduled activity. Accumulated expenses will be billed to the applicant accordingly.
If school is canceled, for any reason, all building use will also be canceled. Call the district's SchoolReach Message Center at 763-753-7017 or visit the home page for news regarding school closure.
Supervision: All activities must have suitable adult supervision at all times. All facility use group leadership/supervision shall be present prior, during and after the use. No children are to be left unattended. ISD 15 can determine what is appropriate/adequate supervision. ISD 15 may require paid community education staff supervision with the cost paid for by the scheduling organization.
Insurance: Proof of liability insurance will be required. More info
Suitability: All facilities will be used consistent with their designed purpose, unless prior approval is granted in writing by the director of Community Services.
Food/drink: All food, drink, other refreshments and snacks are restricted to cafeterias, multi-purpose rooms commons or outdoor areas. Eating/drinking in carpeted areas is prohibited. Use of kitchen is restricted. A district cook may need to be contracted as part of the request to use a facility.
Clean-up: Users are required to pick up, clean up and dispose of all trash in the area used. The area is to be returned to its original configuration (i.e. desk, chairs, tables). A custodian may be required for some activities. The total cost for custodial services for the activity will be paid for by the used group, according to custodial contract provisions.
Alcohol/tobacco: Any use of tobacco/alcohol/chemical products including chewing tobacco are strictly prohibited by school board policy and state law. Violators in all cases will be fined in accordance with the state law.
Weapons: In accordance with the zero tolerance policy, weapons of any kind are strictly prohibited from school property. The offending party, if a student, will face up to and including expulsion. If the offending party is an adult facility user, they will face immediate arrest and prosecution.
Use of public building for personal gain is prohibited.
This is a general overview of the rules. For more detailed information, call 763-213-1589.