Facility Request and Building Use at River Bend
If you are interested in using the facilities at River Bend Middle School, please contact Nick Fisher, Assistant Principal - (571) 434-3220.
§6-27 Use of or Access to School Facilities for Non-School Purposes
School facilities, including buildings and grounds, are designed and constructed
to support the educational programs of the school. Use of these facilities for school purposes
shall have first priority.
When not needed for school purposes, school facilities may be made available to
community organizations for use in accordance with applicable policies and administrative
regulations. As used in this policy and policy §6-28, the term "organization" or "community
organization" shall mean an organization located in Loudoun County or which organization's
purpose is for the benefit of the citizens of Loudoun County, not organized for profit, which
organization's purpose and function would qualify it for tax exempt status under Section 501(c)
of the Internal Revenue Code (U.S.), and which organization does not discriminate as to its
membership qualifications or attendance at any of its functions on any basis prohibited by the
laws or Constitution of the United States or the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The building principal or his designee is authorized to approve use by community organizations
when facilities are not needed for school purposes and is responsible for supervision of the
proper use of facilities. The principal or his designee is further authorized to revoke permission of any
organization that does not comply with applicable policies and regulations.
Conditions Governing Use
1. An employee of the School Board must be on duty whenever any school
building is used by an eligible organization. If outside the normal duty
hours of the employee, the using organization will reimburse the school
system for the employee's time in accordance with established fees. The
building administrator has the discretion to approve supervision by a
Loudoun County Parks and Recreation employee. Such employee must
have as his/her sole responsibility supervision of the building.
2. No school facility will be used for commercial or personal gain.
No facility will be used for money-raising activities unless the proceeds
are to be used for charitable, educational, cultural or other community
4. School authorities shall have access to any meeting or activity held in or
on school facilities.
5. Individual or family affairs are prohibited.
6. All using organizations shall agree to indemnify and hold harmless the
School Board and all of its members and employees from any loss or
injury incurred in connection with the use of school facilities.
7. After each use, organizations are required to make certain that the facility
is clean and undamaged. Using organization shall promptly pay all
necessary custodial and/or supervisory expenses. In the event of
damage to school property, reimbursement shall be promptly made to
Loudoun County Public Schools (County of Loudoun).
8. Using organizations shall be responsible for supervision of persons on
school property in connection with use of facilities. The amount of
supervision shall be agreed upon by the school principal and may, in the
discretion of the principal, include a requirement of police protection. The
applicant shall designate one person who will be present and will be
responsible to the school principal for supervision of the use of the facility.
9. The Division Superintendent is authorized to establish administrative
regulations governing use of school facilities as necessary to accomplish
the intent of this policy.
No school providing access and opportunity for the use of school facilities or to
distribute literature may deny equal access or fair opportunity to use such school facilities or to
distribute literature, or otherwise discriminate against the Boy Scouts of America or the Girl
Scouts of the USA.