Facility Rental

We are not renting facilities at this time due to COVID-19. Check back after August 15, 2021 for updates.

Norwich Public Schools' makes its facilities available for rental before and after school, during evenings and on weekends.

Fee Schedule

Use of facility fees will be charged to organizations in accordance with Policy 1330(a).

  Group A
(Norwich Non-Profit)
Group B
(Out of Town Organizations, 
For-Profit Organizations)
Classroom(s) No Rental Fee $36.30 per hour
Library Media Center No Rental Fee $36.30 per hour
Community Rooms (no food) No Rental Fee $36.30 per hour
Cafeteria No Rental Fee $42.35 per hour
*Kitchen No Rental Fee $36.30 per hour
*Kitchen Staff required for kitchen rentals at $25.00 per hour from setup to cleanup.
Gymnasium No Rental Fee $38.50 per hour
**Auditorium No Rental Fee $181.50 per hour
(rehearsals on weeknights)
No Rental Fee $60.50 per hour
(rehearsals on weekends)
No Rental Fee $181.50 per hour
**Technicians are $50.00 per hour/per technician (3-hour minimum).
MAINTENANCE FEE: $36.30 weekday
$44.77/hr weekend
1 additional hour for clean-up will be charged for rentals.


Video recorded events will usually require two technicians for the event.  All the prep work, rehearsal work, and closing work will be billed $50.00 per hour also – generally only requiring one technician for these activities.

Any individual or organization that contracts to rent the Kelly STEAM School auditorium must provide their own computer and operator when their program includes: PowerPoint presentations, video programs, or downloaded music. The control room operator will only play commercially produced DVD and CD disc on auditorium equipment. Only NPS employees are allowed to operate the tech equipment.

The Superintendent or his/her designee has the authority to waive the auditorium rental fee for Group A, with proof of extenuating circumstances.

Police coverage (if necessary) must be arranged directly by the Grantee and proof of coverage must be shown to Norwich Public Schools.

The school district reserves the right to authorize the number of police, fire, custodians, or other safety personnel required for each activity.

Staff fees increase annually based on negotiated contracts and rental fees will be addressed on an as-needed basis.

We will make every effort to ensure the events run smoothly and to prep all technical equipment prior to events. Norwich Public Schools will be held harmless from any unforeseen outages or technical difficulties

We ask that all rentals are paid in advance of rental dates with cash or money order.  

Auditorium – no food, candy, gum, or beverage will be allowed in the auditorium at any time.  Door monitors will be provided by the Grantee to monitor and enforce this and to let your guests into the building for the duration of your rental.

Facilities Use Permit Request Form


Are you renting space as an individual or on behalf of a group/organization?required
Individual's Namerequired
First Name
Last Name
Street, City, State, Zip
Example: 860-823-0000
Example: 860-823-0000
Street, City, State, Zip
Contact's Namerequired
First Name
Last Name
Street, City, State, Zip
Example: 860-823-0000
Example: 860-823-0000
(Must contain a date in M/D/YYYY format)
(Must contain a date in M/D/YYYY format)
Requested Days of the Weekrequired
Example: 5:35 PM
Example: 7:35 PM
Are admissions, gate charges, or donations collected for this activity?required
Example: $5.50
Any revenue-producing activity is charged based on the "Fee Schedule" listed on the Facility Rental page.

Conditions of Use

The group/individual named above assumes financial responsibility for any damage to school property or injury to persons resulting from use. Only the facilities specifically listed in this permit may be used and the grantee’s responsible representative will see to it that other portions of the building are not entered by those under his/her charge. A walkthrough of the facility to be used will occur both before and after the event with renters and building staff to see that the building is left in good condition before leaving. A Certificate of Insurance for personal injury and property damage Single Limit Liability of $1,000.000 must be provided with Norwich Public Schools named as an additional insured before the event. We also require payment before the use of the facility. Money orders should be made out to the Norwich Public Schools. All activities are expected to be run in an orderly fashion. Smoking, drinking, eating, littering, or using illegal substances is not allowed. The grantee must provide door coverage for the duration of your event. Scoreboards at Kelly & Teachers require training by Head Custodian before use. Only the designated renter will be allowed to use scoreboard, they are not to be used by kids.

This permit is effective only for the dates, hours, and locations specified above. It is subject to revocation by the Norwich Public Schools if, in its judgment, the grantee has not complied with the terms of the permit or the grantee’s use of the school facilities has proven to be detrimental to the district, its facilities, or any persons.

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A facilities staff member will reach out to you within 3 business days to discuss your rental request.
Deborah LaChance

Deborah LaChance

Admin Assistant - Maintenance
District - Bishop Offices