Facility Rentals/Reservations at DMPS
A range of facilities at Des Moines Public Schools are available for rent by non-school district organizations.
As a condition of using a school building, all renters are required to sign a Group Representative Responsibility & Hold Harmless Agreement In certain instances, Liability Insurance may also be required.
Rental fees may apply, depending upon the type of activity and group classification (e.g., District-related, non-profit, or for-profit). For Fee Schedule information, please CLICK HERE. Outstanding rental balances may result in a usage request being declined.
Certain rentals require a deposit, as outlined in the Fee Schedule. Rental deposits are due 5 business days after the Permit/Invoice is sent. Event changes and/or cancellations require 1 business day advance notice; change/cancellation fees may apply, billed at 20% of rental cost (including custodial charges).
If you would like to reserve a building, please review our Expectations of Users and complete the request form below. A member of the Community Education staff will contact you to discuss your reservation request.
NOTE: if your form was submitted successfully, you will receive an automatic email notification. If you do NOT receive that notification, please contact Community Education to confirm your form was received.
PLEASE KEEP IN MIND, REQUESTS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN 10 BUSINESS DAYS PRIOR TO THE EVENT.
Requests submitted for the same day/week are unlikely to be possible, due to the turnaround time necessary for reservations.