Eligible Users and Permit Types
When submitting the Application for
Community Use of Schools, the Applicant must select the permit type.
The following permit types are defined in order to understand the
priority of bookings and fee structure:
JUFA & Affiliates - Type 1
Non-profit, volunteer organization
approved for affiliation by a municipal Recreation Authority for the
purpose of making recreational and/or cultural programs available to all
residents of the local community. This does not include tournament
Non-Profit Youth and Other - Type 1-A
Not for profit youth groups or
groups that are donating to the GEDSB in an amount that is greater than
the fee charged for the use of the facility. This also includes School
Alumni sanctioned by the school administrator, Cubs, Scouts, Brownies
and other Non-Profit Youth groups not affiliated with a Municipality. Not-for-Profit Groups will be required to show proof of status or provide an affidavit letter indicating that the organization is a not for profit organization.
Non-Profit, Non-Youth - Type 1-B
Groups that are providing a
community services but are adult focussed. Examples are Red Cross, St.
John’s Ambulance, Health Units and short term use by municipal emergency
Non-Profit (Other) - Type 2
Fundraising Events, Church Group
meetings, Service Club meetings, Amateur Drama Clubs, Non-Affiliated
Community Groups, Local Cultural Groups, Other Educational Groups i.e.
Colleges and Universities, Tournaments, Union/Federation events, School
Alumni Activities NOT sanctioned by school administrator and
Non-Affiliated Adult Recreation.
Commercial/Private User - Type 3
professional theatre groups, Church Services, Private individuals,
Political Groups, Private Fitness, Dance Instructional Groups and Film Production Companies.
GEDSB/School Use - Type 4
Student and staff events sanctioned
by the school administrator, school Clubs and School Council Meetings,
Administrative or other staff meetings and sports teams.
Non-Profit Priority Schools - Type 5
Not-for-profit youth related Community Groups, Not for profit Children’s Recreation Providers (not including tournaments or special events) as defined by the Ministry of Education. The permit type is dependent on funding received by the Ministry of Education. If funding is paused or retracted, permits will be processed following the other permit types.
Reciprocal Groups - Permit Type 6
Non-Profit Childcare, Early ON Child and Family Programs and Before and After School Children’s Recreation Providers (not including tournaments or special events)