How to Hire a Facility

Please see below a description of all of the facilities available to hire at City Academy Norwich. For further information inc a booking form and terms and conditions please download a copy of our Facility Hire Pack (click below link). If you have any further questions please contact a member of the Lettings Team on 01603 452628 or email lettings@cityacademynorwich.org.

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A bright, modern and airy space with a seating capacity of 250 (theatre style) or 200 cabaret style.  A good area for conferences, talks, training and exhibitions.

Mon-Fri (evenings only) or Sat-Sun = £50/hour,

Interactive Theatre

A state of the art presentation theatre with a seating capacity of 120 (theatre style) or 100 cabaret style.  A more intimate venue suitable for conferences, board meetings, training and private functions.

Mon-Fri (evenings only) or Sat/Sun = £30/hour


Classrooms are available to hire at an hourly rate.  All rooms contain flexible seating systems and insulation, bright and effective lighting and are all wheelchair accessible.  Rooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards, data projector and wireless internet access.

Standard classroom = £14/hour, Specialist classroom (eg catering) = £17/hour

Sports Hall

The sports hall has a sprung wooden floor and has line markings for a variety of indoor sports including; netball, basketball, 5-a-side football, badminton courts (4 courts), volleyball and tennis. The sports hall also has a viewing gallery for spectators.

Mon-Fri = £25/hour, Sat/Sun = £30/hour.

Multi Activity Studio

The multi activity studio has a sprung wooden floor and full length mirrors along one wall. The studio is suitable for a range of activities including dance, martial arts and a range of exercise classes.

Mon-Fri = £17/hour, Sat/Sun = £20/hour

Drama Studio

The drama studio is ideal for drama groups or dance/fitness classes. The studio includes black out blinds as well as lighting and audio systems.

Mon-Fri = £17/hour, Sat/Sun = £20/hour

Community Meeting Room

The community meeting room is ideal for a range of meetings, workshops or seminars and can seat up to 30 people in a variety of seating/ styles.


Swimming Pool

Our 16m x 5m swimming pool (0.9-1.1m depth) is ideal for beginner/improver swimming sessions. The pool has its own changing rooms which include showers and separate accessible changing rooms/toilets. The pool also has its own car park which is accessible off Earlham Road. 

£25/hour. Available weekday evenings and Saturday mornings.

Community Gym

Our modern, well equipped gym provides an excellent facilities for anybody to work out including:

  • Cardiovascular Equipment – inc treadmills, cross trainers, exercise bikes and rowing machines.
  • Resistance Equipment – We have a wide range of resistance machines which allow you to target and build individual muscle groups.
  • Free Weights – We also have a wide selection of free weights including bars, dumbbells and benches.

Membership is convenient and includes:

  • No contract
  • No sign up fees
  • Free induction
  • Free personal work out plan

We offer very competitive rates whether you want to pay monthly or on a session by session basis. PLEASE NOTE - New members will be required to undertake an induction prior to their first session. Inductions can be booked by emailing gym@cityacademynorwich.org.

Monthly membership = £20.00 (unlimited use), Single session = £3.00

Football/Rugby Pitches

We have a range of football pitches which are available for use by local community football clubs. Pitch hire includes use of changing facilities as well as provision of goals/nets (excl mini soccer pitch) and corner flags. We also have a 100m x 50m rugby pitch which is available for local clubs to hire which includes posts.

Adult football/rugby pitches = £40/match or £550 per season (max 15 matches), Intermediate Football Pitch = £20/match, 9v9 Football Pitch = £15/match, Mini Soccer Pitch = £10/match.

Netball Courts

Our 4 x outdoor netball courts are ideal for training sessions or competitive matches. All courts benefit from floodlighting which enables them to be used during evenings throughout the year. The posts on each court have also recently been replaced to provide quality playing equipment.