2013-14 School Year Facility
Portage Public Schools will begin accepting applications for facility use
on July 1st. All applications received prior to that date will be
stamped as July 1, 2013. Many of our school activities are already
planned and on the calendar (parent-teacher conferences, fall performances
and PTO annual events). Some school-related activities cannot be
scheduled until school starts in September. We will make every attempt
to accomodate your request. Though some applications will be
held until staff returns in the fall.
District regulation, please complete this
sign to apply for facility use in Portage Public Schools.
PPS athletic equipment can be available under certain circumstances for a
fee. All guests are allowed free access to our WiFi canopy but we are
unable to grant access to
computers or printers for non-school organizations.
Portage Public Schools is fortunate to have exceptional facilities for
student and community learning. In order to efficiently schedule
building usage, organizations must contact their school building or Marti
Phelps at 323-6759. Marti can also be reached at
PPS Multi-purpose athletic
facilities open for Community Walking
The District will again open the NHS Dog House and the CHS Stable on
Thursday evenings for free community walking. The suspended track will
be available from 6 - 8 pm from December 5th - March 27. All school
facilities are closed on December 26th. Community Walking will not be
available on January 2nd.
Did you know that:
•In 2012-13, 200+ outside groups scheduled meetings, classes or events in Portage Public Schools.
• We expect to schedule 38,775 events, most outside of the
school day, in Portage Public Schools this school year.
• Many groups such as Boy/Girl Scouts only pay a $15 annual fee to use our
• Community Education Enrichment classes are sponsored by Portage Public
Schools. These programs benefit adults and kids and a significant senior
• Groups such as athletic booster clubs, Bantam basketball or Kalamazoo Jr. Symphony Orchestra, who
don’t have a facility of their own, are a non-profit and work to benefit
kids are charged a very low rate to use our gyms & school spaces.
• Classroom rentals are limited until after 6 pm. This
preserves space for teachers for after-school planning, correcting papers,
parent meetings, etc.