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:
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 events.
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.
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 services.
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
Commercial enterprises, professional theatre groups, Church Services, Private individuals, Political Groups, Private Fitness and Dance Instructional Groups.
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) as defined by the Ministry of Education.
Reciprocal Groups-Permit Type 6
Non-Profit Childcare and Before and After School Children’s Recreation Providers (not including tournaments)