Sports Academy Facility Hire

Outwood Grange Academy has various sports facilities available to hire to the community. The sports facilities are available to hire seven days a week, Monday to Friday from 6.00pm to 9.00pm, Saturday from 9.00am to 4.00pm and Sunday 9.00am to 12.00pm.

Our sports facilities include a floodlit Astroturf pitch, a £2.6m sports complex which includes a sports hall, gym, activity room, and grass pitch facilities for rugby and football available to hire. All of the above are available to hire with changing facilities and car parking is available adjacent to our facilities.

The Academy also has facilities to hire in our contemporary, purpose-built Sir Michael Wilkins Arts’ Centre. Built in October 2015, it houses an auditorium, dance studios and a drama studio with a dedicated 150+ space car park.

Sports Hall

The Sports Hall can be used for indoor hockey, football, netball, badminton, basketball, volleyball and cricket. There are nets and matting to accommodate four indoor cricket bowling lanes. The hall is air conditioned for ventilation in the summer and has under-floor heating for the winter, making this an attractive prospect all year. It also offers a viewing balcony for spectators, which can be used when hosting tournaments or major events. The hall holds 90-100 people.


The Gym can be used for five aside football, softball, gymnastics and circuit training. It holds approximately 30-40 people.

Activity Room

The Activity room can be used for table tennis or fitness classes and martial arts. It has vinyl floor and a white board and is suitable for approximately 30-40 people.


The sand-based Astroturf is floodlit, fully fenced and is marked as one full size football pitch and three hockey pitches with dedicated goals and/or three small football pitches with dedicated goals. It can be used for hockey and football matches, training and competitions.

Grass Pitches

The grass football and rugby pitches are available September to Easter and changing facilities available at an additional cost.

3G Pitch

The 3G Pitch is fully fenced, floodlit and marked up as two mini-soccer 5-a-side pitches and one U11’s 7v7 pitch each with dedicated goals. It can be used for football training, matches and competitions. It is only available to hire on weekends.


An impressive three storey height auditorium with retractable seating. It can seat approx. 340 enabling the room to be used as 1 large space for performances or lectures. With the seats retracted the space can also be divided into two large rooms for practise sessions.

Dance Studios x 2

Both dance studios are large spaces and have sprung flooring, one includes a mirror for bar work. Sound can be played through a MP3 player and volume controlled on the wall. They would hold up to 20 people.

Drama studio

The drama studio is medium sized, ideal for up to 25 people, it has a cushioned floor and black studio curtains. Sound can be played through a MP3 player and volume controlled on the wall.

Additional Information

For information relating to pricing and all other enquiries relating to the hire of sports facilities, please contact:


Telephone: 01924 204350 Ext 293

Please note a booking can only be accepted with a minimum of 48 hours notice.