Activities and outdoor learning

With over 800 parks, woodlands and green spaces in Sheffield, there’s plenty of choice to host an activity or Forest school at one of our sites.

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Organising an activity

To organise an activity in one of our parks, you must get permission from us and meet certain conditions. Each application is carefully considered and will need to meet several objectives. 

To enquire, please email parksandcountryside@sheffield.gov.uk, giving a minimum notice of 10 working days to be considered. You will need to pay the site fee in advance.

Essential requirements

The essential requirements for an activity are (but not limited to):

  • Liability Insurance to the minimum value of £5m cover (£10m if the activity involves children)
  • Employee Liability Insurance (if necessary)
  • Disclosure Barring Service check (DBS)
  • risk assessment (including Covid-19 secure measures)
  • relevant qualifications/certificates
  • first aid certificate
  • price list

Contact Parks and Countryside Service

Level 3, West Wing
Moorfoot Building
Sheffield
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