Community Use of Academy

Academy Lettings

Droylsden Academy would like to share its’ facilities with the wider community during the evenings, weekends and Academy holidays to enable groups and clubs to host events, sporting activities, evening classes, bespoke conferences, presentations and functions.  We are able to offer ample on site car parking facilities with designated disabled parking bays and have state of the art sports, drama and teaching facilities.

The Academy has a brand new booking site where you can view our facilities and see testimonials from current hirers of our facilities - lettings.droylsdenacademy.com

What we have to offer:

Academy Atrium

The Atrium has fixed tiered seating for up to 250, with room for a further 200 people on removable chairs; this is an ideal area for public meetings, small theatre productions, conferences, presentation evenings. The area has a comprehensive sound and lighting system as well as audio visual facilities. In addition to the formal area of the atrium, the Academy dining area can also be used for functions and catering can be provided at an extra charge. Please contact for a quote.

SUITABLE USES: 

  • Conferences, presentations, meals, training sessions, dinner/dance events

EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE: 

  • sound system with microphone 
  • video wall 
  • lecterns 
  • tables & cloths

RESTRICTIONS: 

  • All equipment hire will require a security deposit 
  • Some equipment may incur an extra charge 
  • Only available until 10.00pm 

Sports Hall

The Academy has a full sized Sports Hall which is available for all indoor sporting activities. It is marked for football, netball, basketball and 4 badminton courts with a wooden sprung floor.

SUITABLE ACTIVITIES:

  • 6-a-side football, basketball (matches & training), netball (matches & training), cricket nets (2 bays), volleyball, children's sports parties

EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE: 

  • Football goals, badminton nets, netball posts, volleyball nets, basketball hoops, cricket nets. 
  • Racquets & balls can be hired with prior agreement for badminton only.

RESTRICTIONS: 

  • Indoor sports shoes only, no heels. 
  • No food & drink.

Sports Pitches

We have state of the art outdoor sports facilities, which includes an All Weather 3G Pitch, 2 Grass pitches, 1 junior grass pitch and an outdoor multi use games area (MUGA). The pitches can be booked for training sessions or at the weekends for the football season as your teams’ ‘home’ venue, please contact the lettings team for details on using the pitches for the football season and fees regarding this.

All Weather Pitch

Our 11-a-side 3G pitch with floodlights is ideal for training & matches. The full pitch is 101.4m x 63m.
The 3G pitch can be split into 3 x 6-a-side pitches which can be hired individually. Each 6 a-side pitch is 33.8m x 21m 
 
SUITABLE USES: 

  • 11-a-side
  • 6-a-side 
  • Training
  • Children's parties

EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE: 

  • Goalposts and nets, floodlights, dividing curtains.

Grass Pitches

We have two 11-a-side grass pitches available for hire including run off size 106.6m x 70m
We also have a 9 a-side junior grass pitch available for hire including run off size 71.91m x 45.65m
 
SUITABLE USES: 

  • Matches only

EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE: 

  • Full size nets on 11 v 11 pitches
  • Junior nets on 9 v 9 pitch

RESTRICTIONS: 

  • Only to be used for matches (no training)

MUGA - Multi use games area

Our outdoor MUGA is a concrete area which has markings for basketball & netball. It would also be ideal for a bootcamp style exercise class.
 
SUITABLE USES: 

  • Basketball, Netball, Bootcamp

EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE: 

  • Basketball hoops, netball nets

RESTRICTIONS: 

  • No floodlights

Dance Studio

Our professionally equipped dance studio is a great space to hire, with a wall of mirrors, sound system & a sprung wooden floor.
 
SUITABLE USES: 

  • Dance, Drama, Zumba, Martial Arts, Children's Parties

EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE TO USE: 

  • Sound system
  • Changing rooms

RESTRICTIONS: 

  • Indoor sports shoes only, no heels 
  • No food & drink

Drama Studio

The drama studio has been professionally equipped with lighting, floor covering, black walls, blinds and air conditioning. It is an ideal space for drama groups to perform or rehearse but can also be used as a venue for training, meetings or presentations as the room can be set up with chairs for upto 200 people and has 2 projectors either side of the room.

SUITABLE USES: 

  • Drama classes, theatre groups, small productions, rehearsals, meetings

EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE: 

  • Lighting, seating, mats & chairs
  • Tables could be set up on request

RESTRICTIONS: 

  • No food & drink
Droylsden Academy
Manor Road, Droylsden,
Manchester M43 6QD
T: 0161 301 7600
F: 0161 301 7601
E: info@droylsdenacademy.com