Booking Terms & Conditions

When making an online booking, the hirer is agreeing to all of the terms and conditions in this document.

Bookings:

All hirers and users of the Stanley Sports Hub are subject to the Terms and Conditions of Booking as shall be laid down from time to time.

Those wishing to book the facilities must complete the official booking process. No activity can commence until official confirmation of the booking is received by the applicant person/group from the Stanley Sports Hub.

Pre-booked pitches may not be transferred by the hirer to any other person/group without prior approval from the manager of the Stanley Sports Hub.

The contact person(s) named in the online form will be the person with whom all official communication from the Stanley Sports Hub manager will take place. If there are any changes in the details of the group organiser/contact person the manager of the Stanley Sports Hub must be informed immediately.

The person named in the booking will be the person responsible for the group, including full payment of the facility before playing, behaviour of those attending the booking, and adherence to the terms and conditions of hire and use of the facility.

Any Hirer failing to pay their invoice by the required deadline will not be allowed to use the Stanley Sports Hub.

All bookings include the time required to prepare, erect, dismantle and remove equipment.

Bookings for children under 18 years of age must be booked and supervised by a person aged 18 or over.

All bookings include a 5-minute change over period to set up/take down equipment, where appropriate. Users must exit the area immediately after use to allow the next activity to start on time.

All Hirers wishing to book the Stanley Sports Hub facilities for either sports matches or practice sessions are required where reasonably possible to provide their own first aid equipment and qualified first aider, as are Hirers expecting large numbers of spectators to attend.


Cancellation Policy:

A minimum of two weeks’ notice of a cancellation must be given in writing to the Manager of the Stanley Sports Hub. Failure to do this, or failure to show on the given hire time for the booking, will result in the group being charged for the full hire of the facility.

All booking cancellations that have paid by Credit/Debit Card and have cancelled giving at least two weeks’ notice, will be refunded 95% of the booking (5% card booking fee will be non-refundable).

Stanley Sports Hub if it deems necessary and at its sole discretion may at any time and without previous notice cancel any booking of the facilities by written notice, effective immediately.

The Hirer may receive a refund for the cancelled bookings but shall have no claim whatsoever against the Stanley Sports Hub in respect of the booking or the cancellation thereof.


 

Weather:

If the pitches are unplayable the Stanley Sports Hub reserves the right to close the pitches. If this happens every effort will be made to contact the groups directly.


State of Premises:

No Dogs (with the exception of Guide dogs) or pets of any kind are allowed under any circumstances on the Stanley Sports Hub premises including the grassed areas. It is the responsibility of the Clubs/hirers to ensure their members and visitors are informed of this rule and enforce accordingly. Failure to enforce may lead to the termination of this and future bookings.

No items should be taken on to the pitch except those needed to play the activity for which the facility was booked. Drinks, tracksuit tops etc. should be left at the side in the interests of user safety.

Footwear on the 3G Pitch must consist of either, astro trainers, runners or molded football boots. Cogs and bladed boots are strictly prohibited.

No glass containers or bottles are allowed in or around the sports pitches.

Smoking is not permitted in any area in or around the sports pitches.

Chewing gum is not allowed in any area in or around the sports pitches.

All jewellery should be removed before playing in the interests of player safety.

Alcohol or drugs are not allowed in or around the Stanley Sports Hub and no person who is in the opinion of the Management under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be admitted or allowed on or near the facility.

Money/valuables should be left in a safe area and not in an open area on view at any time.

Management accepts no responsibility for items lost/stolen on the premises or grounds, or any loss, damage, or injury occurring in or in the vicinity of the pitch, or for any injuries to persons participating in any activity in or on its facilities.

Any damage done to facilities, property, or equipment, fair wear and tear excepted, must be made good by the individual, group, club or organisation responsible for the damage.

Climbing on the nets, swinging from crossbars and any other behaviour likely to lead to damage to the facility or injury is forbidden, and will lead to immediate expulsion from the facility.

Only park in designated parking spaces.


Code of Conduct:

Persons using the facility must be attired according to their intended activity.

No activity, which could be misconstrued or give offence to other patrons, or to surrounding neighbours, will be permitted

Special consideration must be given to neighbours living near the facility. No excessive noise, conduct or general nuisance will be tolerated and offending users will be removed.

Supervising personnel must be obeyed at all times during the hire. They are responsible for ensuring compliance with the Terms and Conditions of Hire and Use and have the authority to remove users from the facility. Non-acceptance of supervisory personnel’s decisions or any aggression or violence towards supervisory personnel will not be tolerated and may result in the removal of those involved from the premises and the cancellation of all future bookings.

Only players and trainers/coaches are permitted inside the pitch during a booking time. For safety reasons children under the age of 18 are not allowed inside during a booked session unless they are officially part of the booking and of the activity for which the booking was made.

No use will be permitted outside the operational hours of the pitch. Anyone breaching this rule will be removed. Management may other rules from time to time.

The Management decisions on admission, allocation, use, operation, or closure of the facilities is final.


The Management reserve the right to:

Introduce, amend or delete such rules as may be required from time to time due to the needs of the service or due to changing circumstances

Levy charges and fees as it considers appropriate for the use of facilities or services, and to alter such charges or fees at their sole discretion.

Refuse admission or the continued use of the facilities to any person or group who in their opinion are in breach of any management rule, or whose behaviour is such that it interferes with the safe, efficient operation of the facility.

Close the facilities for maintenance repair, holidays, or for any other reason. Where such closure occurs, no claim shall lie against the Stanley Sports Hub, its management, staff or personnel in respect of loss or inconvenience suffered.

The Stanley Sports Hub and its management point out that all persons using the facilities do so at their own risk. Users are strongly advised to seek medical advice before undertaking exercise. Users with any known medical condition should consult with their doctor before participating in any form of exercise.


In the event of an emergency please call 999 and direct the required service to the following address;

Stanley Sports Hub

Thorneyholme Rd

Accrington

BB5 6BD

Stanley Sports Hub contact details;

Tel: 01254 TBC

Email: info@stanleysportshub.co.uk