Guide to community use of school sports facilities

Scotland must be able to use a full range of accessible local sports facilities of an appropriate standard at affordable prices. The recent introduction of Lottery funding has created welcome opportunities for sports clubs, local authorities, educational institutions and other agencies to fill some of the many gaps in local provision. At the same time, however, the thought of new facilities has perhaps diverted attention from the need to make the best possible use of those which already exist. The greatest potential to make positive changes to the use of existing facilities probably exists in secondary schools