You can book our green spaces, pavilions and halls for sporting activities and events. All bookings are managed, on the Council’s behalf, by Glendale Countryside Ltd.

Please note: match fixtures are prioritised during the playing season. We therefore recommend that dates for one-off bookings are checked with us in advance before submitting your application.

Please make sure to read the fees and charges information and our Conditions of Hire before making your booking. All payments must be made in advance of your booking.

Sports Pitches and Pavilion Hire Charges 

Terms and Conditions

If you want more information before making your booking, please contact us at  

Book a sports facility

Football and Rugby

Each booking is defined as a period of four hours and three hire sessions are available:

Morning: 0900 - 1300
Afternoon: 1300 - 1700
Evening: 1700 - 2100

Please print off and use the form to make your booking: 

Sports Hire Application 

Completed forms should be sent, by email, to

Other Sports

We provide facilities for a variety of other sports including:

  • Athletics
  • Cricket
  • Fitness activities (e.g., Personal Trainers, Boot Camps)
  • Stoolball

If you want to make a booking for one of these sports please email

You can find details of over 40 different sports taking place across Sussex on 'Find your Sport' 

Pavilion Hire

Many of our sports grounds have pavilions available for hire. Pavilions provide:

  • Changing rooms
  • Showers and toilets
  • Social rooms

Please let us know if you would like to consider pavilion hire alongside your sports facility booking.

Pavilions also provide facilities for non-sporting events, and some provide space for local businesses (including nurseries). If you’re interested in hiring a pavilion for a non-sporting event or as a space for your business visit our Green Space Hire page.

Tennis in Mid Sussex

We operate six park tennis venues across the district. Bookings can be made online using the Lawn Tennis Association’s Clubspark booking and payment system.

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Last updated: 13 June 2024