How to book City Council sports pitches and facilities online

Oxford City Council is launching a new sports booking system called ‘Pitchbooking’ to allow sports clubs and members of the public to book City Council owned pitches and sport pavilions across Oxford.

The new online booking system, which opened in the New Year, allows users to find, book, and pay for access to sports facilities and pitches. Users will create their own account and will be able to manage their bookings online.

Sites which are available to be booked include:

  • Blackbird Leys Recreational Ground
  • Court Place Farm Recreational Ground
  • Cutteslowe Recreational Ground
  • Cowley Marsh Recreational Ground
  • Grandpont Recreational Ground
  • Horspath Sports Ground
  • Quarry Recreational Ground
  • Rose Hill Recreational Ground
  • Sandy Lane Recreational Ground
  • Union Street Astroturf

Pitch rates range from £45-£65 for adults, £17.50-£35 for under 17’s, and £14.20-£25 for under 11’s.

Users will also be able to use the booking system to rent out pavilions across Oxford for events such as parties, training courses and yoga classes at a cost of £18.70 per hour.

Pavilions available to be booked include:

  • Cutteslowe Lower Pavilion
  • Cutteslowe Top Pavilion
  • Grandpont Recreation Ground Pavilion
  • Horspath Sports Ground Pavilion

One of the City Council’s key objectives is to increase participation in sport to help tackle health inequalities across Oxford. Overall, adults in Oxford are healthier than the England average, with a 78% of adults being physically active.

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