Playing fields and sports pitches
Playing fields offer a valuable resource for informal sport and play areas.
There are a number of
sports pitches available for hire to play football and rugby at locations throughout the district.
Direct debit form
Sports pitch hire agreement
Find out if pitches are available during adverse weather conditions:
Weekly pitch decision.
Apply to use a sports pitch and changing rooms
this application form. You will receive an email acknowledgement and a further email will be sent before the beginning of the season to confirm your allocation.
If you’re applying on behalf of multiple teams you should submit a separate application form for each team. Applications for football and winter rugby should be made before 31 May and for summer rugby before 31 January.
Communication with leagues
League secretaries will be notified when pre-season friendly matches can begin. Teams should liaise with other teams using the same pitch. Your league secretary will tell your club about the league start date. Friendly matches will be allowed free of charge.
Wakefield Disability Sports Directory
This download details the disability sport and physical activity opportunities in the district
Playing pitch strategy 2010-2030
Playing pitch strategy is an assessment of supply and demand for key pitch sports across the district, specifically: football, cricket, rugby league, rugby union and hockey and provides a framework for:
- Making informed planning decisions
- Targeting financial support and investment in facilities
- Planning the delivery of sports development programmes