Donegal Sports Partnership

Community Play Bags

The community play bag is a community resource that supports schools, community groups and organisation in hosting community events such as: school play days, family fun days, community play days, school play streets and similar community events. The bags are available for schools, community groups and organisation to borrow from Donegal County Childcare Community and the Family Resource Centre @ Cara House

Who can borrow a Community Play bag?

  • Local schools, community groups and organisations that have agreed to the Terms and Conditions for borrowing the play equipment or play bags. 
  • It is the responsibility of the local schools, community groups and organisations to collect and return the community play equipment and play bags as found.

How can a school, community group or organisation borrow the community play bag?

  • Registered schools, community groups and organisations can contact The Donegal Sports Partnership (DSP), Donegal County Childcare Community (DCCC) or The Family Resource Centre (FRC) @Cara House and submit an online request to borrow the community play bag.

How can a community group or organisation register to borrow a play bag?

  • Contact the Donegal Sports Partnership, Donegal County Childcare Committee Ltd, or Family Resource Centre@Cara House
  • Complete the community play bag online registration form.
  • Agree to the community play bag usage agreement.

What equipment is available from where?

  • There will be 1 play bag available at DCCC
  • There will be 1 play bag available at FRC
  • There will also be a variety of large outdoor play equipment available from the Donegal Sports Partnership

Contact information

Donegal Sports Partnership – Kirsty Browne
River Front House, Pearse Road, Letterkenny, Donegal, F92T68V
Tel: 0749116078

Donegal County Childcare Committee Ltd – Louise Toner
Unit 4B, Riverside Retail & Office Park, Neil T Blaney Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, F92 XH2
Tel: 074 91 23442

Family Resource Centre@ Cara House – Martina McGinley
Pearse Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, F92 YA21
Tel: 074 912 3986

Play Bag Request Form

Play Equipment Use Agreement

This Equipment Use Agreement is between your school/organisation and Donegal Sports Partnership (DSP) association with Donegal County Childcare Community or The Family Resource Centre @Cara House.

  1. Equipment.  DSP in association with Donegal County Childcare Community or The Family Resource Centre @Cara House assigns to your school/organisation the use of the following equipment: outlined previously
  2. Period of Possession.  The term of this Use Agreement is for a period Commences on (previously stated) and terminates on (previously stated) or when programme/event ends.  This Period of Possession may be extended by entering into a new equipment use agreement. During this time DSP/ DCCC/FRC can at any time request usage of the equipment for any event being organised by DSP/ DCCC/FRC. However sufficient notice will be given in this regard.
  3. Altering or Defacing Equipment.  The Community group/organisation will not alter, disfigure, or cover up any numbering, lettering, or insignia displayed on the equipment.
  4. Maintenance and Repair. Community Group/Organisation agrees to keep the equipment in good repair and operating condition.  Any damage to the equipment during the agreed period will be the responsibility of the community group/organisation.
  5. Use.  The community group/organisation agrees that the equipment will not be subjected to unnecessarily rough usage, that it will be used in accordance with its design, and that its use will conform to all applicable health and safety regulations. Community group/organisation agrees not to allow the use of the equipment for illegal purposes or for operating their own or another’s personal or commercial business.
  6. Loss or Damage.  The community group/organisation will indemnify DSP/ DCCC/FRC against all loss or damage to equipment during the use period for all incidents which occur. If any item of equipment is destroyed or lost under these circumstances, the community group/organisations liability will be the reasonable market value of the equipment as at the date of loss.
  7. Inspection by DSP/ DCCC/FRC.   The DSP/ DCCC/FRC will have the right at any time to enter the premises occupied by the equipment and will be given free access to the premises and afforded necessary facilities for the purpose of inspection.
  8. Title.  Title to the equipment (community Play Equipment) will at all times remain as per Use Agreement.
  9. Insurance: The community group/organisation will, at their own expense, maintain liability and fire insurance and such other insurance as necessary for protection and protection of the equipment and those that use it.  Failure to carry such insurance will not relieve the group of liability as provided for in this Use Agreement.
  10. Assignment or Subletting by Employee.  The community group/organisation will not give or provide any part of the equipment to unauthorized users under the Use Agreement without DSP/ DCCC/FRC written consent.
  11. Entire Agreement.  This Agreement embodies the entire agreement between the parties.  It may not be modified or terminated except as provided in this Use Agreement or by other written agreement.  If any provision of this Use Agreement is invalid it will be considered deleted from this Agreement, and will not invalidate the remaining provisions.
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