User Group Categories & Rates

 

Type 

Description 

1 

School Use / Board Use Only 

Internal use by District School Board of Niagara for Board related activities.

2 

Non-Profit Youth Programs - No Fee   

  • Participants must be under 18 or under 28 for participants with a disability
  • No fee associated to program

 

 

 Example: 

  • Scouts
  • Girl Guides
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Y.M.C.A.
  • Children’s sports and recreation service providers

 In order to claim non-profit status you must submit: 

  • A registered charitable organization number
  • If incorporated, copy of "Letters Patent”
  • If not incorporated, a letter from the Executive Director or signing authority confirming status as a non-profit organization

 

3 

 Non-Profit Youth Programs - Program Fee 

  • Participants must be under 18 or under 28 for participants with a disability
  • Fee charged to participate
 

 Example: 

  • Youth sports or recreation groups run by community organizations where a participation fee is charged
  • Volunteer run youth recreation programs and leagues where coaches, organizers, etc. are volunteers and all revenue is re-invested directly back to the organization

 In order to claim non-profit status you must submit: 

  • A registered charitable organization number
  • If incorporated, copy of "Letters Patent”
  • If not incorporated, a letter from the Executive Director or signing authority confirming status as a non-profit organization
 

4 

Non-Profit Community Programs  

  • Other non-profit community organizations whose activities are geared at adults, over 18 years of age or over 28 for those with a disability
  • Programs sponsored by community service clubs or organizations
  • Private community groups/individuals for non-commercial, non-profit purposes

 

 

 Example: 

  • Seniors groups
  • Special interest groups, sports groups
  • Health associations, adult sports or recreation groups run by community organizations
  • Family reunions, weddings anniversaries, birthday parties
  • Red Cross
  • Canadian Cancer Society
 

5 

Religious and Church Groups (Other Than Youth Activities) Municipalities Local Colleges and University 

  • Programs for which no user-fee charged

 

 Example:

  • Municipalities for non-user fee activities such as public meetings
  • Local colleges and university for non-fee related activities

 

6 

Commercial Groups and Profit Making Organizations/Individuals  

  • Commercial activities or programs for which admission fees are charged and/or activities that are operated for private or corporate gain
 

 Example:

  • Businesses and/or individuals charging for drama, music, dance, fitness, yoga, martial arts, soccer, basketball, theatrical and film productions, etc.
  • Public concerts, dances, social functions where the purpose is to make a profit
 

7 

Child Care – Before & After School 

 Example:

  • Before and after-school child care programs, including those delivered as part of the Early Learning/Extended Day programming, delivered by pre-approved, eligible operators.
 


Revised Rate Structure - EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2012

 Space Type 

Category

School/ 
Board Use 
No Fee 
 

Category
2
Non-Profit
Youth
Programs
No Fee 
 

Category
3
Non-Profit
Youth
Programs
Fee
Charged 
 

Category
4
Non-Profit
Community
& Adult
Programs 
 

Category
5
Church/
Municipalities/
Other
Educational 
 

Category
6
Profit
Making 
 

Category
7
Childcare
Before
and After
School
Programs
 

Auditorium - Large 500+ $0.00 $0.00 $22.50 $45.00 $90.00 $135.00 $22.50
Auditorium - Small - under 500 $0.00 $0.00 $7.50 $15.00 $30.00 $45.00 $7.50
Cafeteria $0.00 $0.00 $4.50 $9.00 $18.00 $27.00 $4.50
Changeroom $0.00 $0.00 $2.25 $4.25 $8.50 $12.75 $2.25
Classroom $0.00 $0.00 $2.00 $3.75 $7.50 $11.25 $2.00
Computer Room $0.00 $0.00 $6.50 $13.00 $26.00 $39.00 $6.50
Design & Tech $0.00 $0.00 $4.50 $9.00 $18.00 $27.00 $4.50
Double Classroom $0.00 $0.00 $3.75 $7.50 $15.00 $22.50 $3.75
Foyer/Lobby $0.00 $0.00 $1.75 $3.25 $6.50 $9.75 $1.75
Fields $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Gymnasium - Double $0.00 $0.00 $9.00 $18.00 $36.00 $54.00 $9.00
Gymnasium - Large Single $0.00 $0.00 $4.75 $9.50 $19.00 $28.50 $4.75
Gymnasium - Small Single $0.00 $0.00 $3.75 $7.50 $15.00 $22.50 $3.75
Hallway $0.00 $0.00 $1.75 $3.25 $6.50 $9.75 $1.75
Lecture Room $0.00 $0.00 $4.50 $9.00 $18.00 $27.00 $4.50
Library $0.00 $0.00 $3.50 $7.00 $14.00 $21.00 $3.50
Parking Lot $25.00/day $25.00/day $25.00/day $25.00/day $25.00/day $25.00/day $25.00/day
Staff Room $0.00 $0.00 $2.25 $4.50 $9.00 $13.50 $2.25
Washroom $0.00 $0.00 $1.75 $3.25 $6.50 $9.75 $1.75
               
Caretaking
Overtime
Monday to Saturday
$38.00/hr
when
applicable
$28.00/hr $28.00/hr $28.00/hr $38.00/hr $38.00/hr $28.00/hr
Caretaking
Overtime
Sundays & Holidays
$50.75/hr
when
applicable
$40.75/hr $40.75/hr $40.75/hr $50.75/hr $50.75/hr $40.75/hr
Technical Staff $11.10/hr $11.10/hr $11.10/hr $11.10/hr $11.10/hr $11.10/hr $11.10/hr
Permit Processing Fee n/a $5.00 $5.00 $10.00 $20.00 $20.00 $5.00

* All fees subject to HST