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The playing season for rugby starts in September 2023 and continues through to April 2024.


There are four full sized rugby pitches and a pavilion situated at Oaklands Park, which are available for hire from Chichester District Council.

Hire Charges (per pitch)

Peak: Evenings from 17:30 onwards, weekends and bank holidays

Rugby pitch peak time charges
Pitch - Match£64.00£44.00
Pavilion per session£14.00£14.00
Pavilion all day£25.00£25.00

Off Peak: All other times

Rugby pitch off peak charges
Pitch - Match£42.00£24.00
Pavilion per session£14.00£14.00
Pavilion all day£25.00£25.00


Training sessions can be carried out on any Chichester District Council pitch or area of green space. A fee of £14.00 is charged per session which covers the cost of a site inspection.

How to book a pitch

To book a rugby pitch please complete the relevant downloadable document:

2023 - 2024 Rugby Pitch Booking Form (Word doc) [97KB]
Application for hire of outdoor sports facility (Word doc) [127KB]
Culture & sport pavilion booking form 2023/2024 (Word doc) [454KB]

Return to the Sport and Leisure Team with a copy of your clubs public liability insurance certificate (minimum £5,000,000).

Chichester Rugby Football Club

Oaklands Park is home to Chichester Rugby Football Club who's club house is situated on site. Please see the Chichester Rugby Football Club website for further information.