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About Kirkhill Community Centre

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Kirkhill Community Centre

COVID-19 Update

Face masks to be worn inside the building and hand sanitiser to be used on entry. 2m physical separation to be maintained inside the building.

All group users to comply with their national body guidance.

Returning users to discuss their proposed hire with the booking secretary, Liz Robertson, tel 01463 831407 or email lizrobertson@gmail.com

Booking requests to be made on the ‘Bookings and Rates’ page on the community centre section of the Aird Community Trust website.

At Level 1:

you can meet socially in groups:

of up to 8 people from 3 households in an indoor public place like a café, pub or restaurant

of up to 12 people from 12 households outdoors in your garden or a public place

Under 12s do not count towards the total number of people or households meeting outside but do count towards the number of households indoors.

Places and business that can open at Level 1 include:

all public buildings like libraries and community centres

Sports and Exercise

You are permitted to meet others outdoors and indoors, following the rules around meeting other households (see section above), for informal exercise or sport.

Under 18s

All organised sports and activities are permitted, provided appropriate safety measures are followed.

Sports organisations will need to refer to guidance produced by their Scottish Governing Body of Sport and ensure they operate in line with the guidance.

Adults

All organised outdoor sports, personal training and coaching are permitted, provided appropriate safety measures are followed. Indoor contact sports are not permitted, except for professional sport.

Sports organisations will need to refer to guidance produced by their Scottish Governing Body of Sport and sportscotland and ensure they operate in line with the guidance.

Organised exercise (such as exercise classes and non-contact sports) is permitted indoors, provided appropriate safety measures are followed.

Children’s organised activities

Sports and exercise

For under 18s all organised sports and activities are permitted, provided appropriate safety measures are followed.

Sports organisations will need to refer to guidance produced by their Scottish Governing Body of Sport and ensure they operate in line with the guidance.

Unregulated children’s activities

Unregulated activities and services for children and young people include groups such as Brownies or faith-based classes for children, and activities for parents and children such as baby and toddler groups are permitted provided that guidance on numbers and physical distancing are complied with.

When assessing attendance numbers in certain settings those leading the activities should adhere to physical distancing capacity guidance and rules (2m separation).

Erik Lundberg

Chair, Kirkhill community Centre

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Kirkhill Post Office remains open on Tuesday and Friday mornings to provide essential services. 

About the Centre

Kirkhill Community Centre is a well maintained community facility providing high quality space for a wide range of activities.  It  can be used for groups, clubs, meetings, drama, music, sports, fitness, parties, weddings, celebrations, sales, fundraising events and more. It was fully refurbished and extended in 2012.

young people in the main hall

There are excellent facilities available at very reasonable rates including: large car park; main hall; meeting/community room; Wi-Fi; toilet facilities; large new fully equipped kitchen; large selection of crockery, chairs and tables; storage for regular users; stage area and lighting; sound system; disabled access and toilets; barbecue; badminton net and stands; full size grass football pitch and training areas. A floodlit Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) complements the excellent facilities available in the hall.

The hall is also home to the 7th Inverness (Kirkhill) Scout Group who have their own space in the building.

Location

The community centre is situated in the centre of the small village of Kirkhill, around 7 miles from Inverness.

Map of location.

About Us

Kirkhill Community Centre is owned and managed by the local charity Aird Community Trust (ACT)  on behalf of the community. It was established in 1985 by Kirkhill District Amenities Association (KDAA) which became Kirkhill Community Centre SCIO in 2015, and then changed its name to Aird Community Trust in 2020.  The centre was built in 1987 and upgraded and extended in 2012. It is run by a team of local volunteers who manage the operation of the community centre.