Sports pitch hire

Important COVID-19 notice

Updated: 14 May

From 17 May, as part of the Government’s roadmap out of national lockdown, outdoor sports facilities are open for organised football and cricket. This applies to all outdoor youth and adult sport. Spectators are permitted to view events on public land but need to adhere to social distancing rules and social gathering limits set at groups of 30 outdoors and six people/two households indoors. 

For further information, see the Football Association (FA) update.


A selection of football pitches and cricket squares are available for hire in various locations across Elmbridge. Bookings are taken on a first come first served basis, either for a whole block booking playing season, occasional games or on an ad hoc basis.

Changing facilities are provided as part of the hiring.

To agree a booking in time, please contact us at the beginning of the season.

For more details and to arrange a booking contact leisure@elmbridge.gov.uk.

Football pitches for hire

Venues

  • Cobham Recreation Ground - pitches 1 and 2
  • Coronation Recreation Ground - pitches 1, 2, 3 and 4 (pitch 4 = 80 yards x 50 yards)
  • Elm Grove Recreation Ground - pitch 1
  • Long Ditton Recreation Ground - pitches 1, 2, 3 and 4 (pitch 4 = 60 yards x 40 yards)
  • Molesey Hurst Recreation Ground - pitches 1 and 2
  • West End Recreation Ground - pitches 1, 2 and 3 (pitch 3 = 80 yards x 50 yards)
  • West Molesey Recreation Ground - pitch 1

Pitch hire rates (1 April to 31 March 2020)

Charges (ex VAT)

  • Senior game (casual) per game - £125.50
  • Regulars* per game senior - £77
  • Per season juniors 16 and under (casual) - £56.50
  • Regulars per game juniors 16 and under - £33
  • Regular mini pitch - £24.50
  • Training - £53.50
  • Pavilion only - £42 

Additional Xcel3 football pitches available for hire

Xcel3 Synthetic Turf Pitch, a full-sized, floodlit, third generation synthetic turf football pitch at the Elmbridge Xcel Leisure Complex, Walton-on-Thames. To book a pitch contact 01932 260300.

Third (per hour)

  • Non member - peak £50.40, off peak £37.80
  • more card member - peak £42, off peak £31.50
  • Kinetica member - peak £42, off peak £31.50

Full (per hour)

  • Non member - peak £97.80, off peak £60
  • more card member - peak £81.50, off peak £51
  • Kinetica member - peak £81.50, off peak £51

Match rate (for a 2.5 hour booking)

  • Non member -  £114.60
  • more card/Kinetica member -  £95.50 (offer applies Saturday 12noon-4pm, Sunday 10am-3pm)

Casual pay and play rate

  • Non member - £4.45
  • more card/Kinetica member -  £3.65 (offer applies Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday/Sunday 12noon-6pm) 

Cricket squares for hire

The following cricket squares can be hired for junior or senior teams:

  • Coronation Recreation Ground, Weybridge

  • Long Ditton Recreation Ground   
  • Molesey Hurst Recreation Ground 
  • West End Recreation Ground, Esher 

Cricket pitch hire (1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020)

All charges displayed below are ex VAT

  • Senior casual per game - £122
  • Senior regular per game - £97
  • Junior casual - £61.50
  • Junior regular - £41

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