Astro Turf Pitch - Clondrohid Astro Pitch, Macroom, Cork

Terms And Conditions

Terms and Conditions of Use and Hire of Facilities (Track / Astro / Walkway)  at Clondrohid Community Field.
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Astro Pitch Hire:


All hirers and users of Clondrohid Astro / Track / Walkway are subject to the Terms and Conditions of Hire and Use as shall be laid down from time to time.


Persons/groups wishing to book the Astro facilities must complete the online official Booking/Application Form. Applicants will then be informed if their application has been accepted. No activity can commence until official confirmation of the booking is received by the applicant person/group from Clondrohid Astro. Persons/groups who wish to use the facility on an ongoing basis and who have made an intial booking application do not have to submit ongoing booking applications once they agree to adhere to all terms and conditions set out by Clondrohid Astro.

Club bookings for Club training sessions by external clubs will only be accepted from persons nominated by the applicant Club.


The hirers undertake that they will inspect the facilities prior to the period for which the facilities are reserved for their use, and in the absence of such inspection the hirers shall be deemed to acknowledge that the facilities are safe and in good working order.


The hirers and users of all facilities will be responsible for all personal injuries, loss, or damage to the property or other damage of whatsoever nature caused to the hirers or members of the club/organisation/group, their licensees or invitees or members of the public or their property while on the premises and grounds. the hirers hereby agree to indemnify and keep indemnified Clondrohid Community Recreational Facilities Ltd t/a Clondrohid Astro and all those acting on behalf of Clondrohid Astro in respect of all such claims. Hirers are encouraged to arrange their own “Personal Accident Insurance” through their own insurers.


Pre-booked pitch / track may not be transferred by the Hirer to any other person/group without prior approval from the Caretaker of Clondrohid Astro.


The contact person named in the application/booking form will be the person with whom all official communication from the Caretaker will take place. If there are any changes in the details of the group organiser/contact person the Caretaker of Clondrohid Astro must be informed immediately.


One of the contact people named in the Application/Booking form must attend each booked session and will be the person responsible for the group on that occasion, including full payment of the facility before playing, behaviour of those attending the booking, and adherence to the Terms and Conditions of Hire and Use of the Facility.


Deposits: A 100% deposit must accompany all applications for new bookings. Cheques should be made payable to Clondrohid Astro.


All bookings include the time required to prepare, erect, dismantle and remove equipment.


Cancellations: In the case of short term bookings of 10 weeks or less, a minimum of 48 hours notice of a cancellation must be given to the Caretaker of Clondrohid Astro. Failure to do this, or failure to show on the given hire time for the booking, will result in the group being charged for the hire of the facility.


The Astro facility can be booked as A) Full Pitch, or B) HALF Pitch, (C) 5 A-SIDE or (D) Combination of B&C.


The maximum number of adult players allowed in each is as follows: Full Pitch---38, Half Pitch—20, 5 A-Side---12.


Bookings for children under 18 years of age must be booked and supervised by a person aged 18 or over.

On each booked session the Hirer must register with the Caretaker Clondrohid Astro before playing. The Hirer must also pay the Caretaker Clondrohid Astro in full for the pitch before play commences unless alternative arrangements have been agreed in advance.


No items should be taken on to the pitch except those needed to play the activity for which the facility was booked. Drinks, tracksuit tops etc should be left at the side in the interests of user safety.


Steel studded boots are not allowed Footwear must be either moulded football boots, runners, or all weather shoes


Hurleys must either have no bands or have bands taped and fully covered. No damaged hurleys will be allowed.


No glass containers or bottles are allowed in or around the pitch


Smoking is not permitted in any area in or around the pitch.


Chewing gum is not allowed in any area in or around the pitch.


All jewellery should be removed before playing in the interests of player safety


Alcohol or drugs are not allowed in or around the pitch and no person who is in the opinion of the Management under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be admitted or allowed on or near the facility.


Money/valuables should be left in a safe area and not in an open area at any time.


Management accepts no responsibility for items lost/stolen on the premises and/or grounds, or for any loss, damage, or injury occurring in or in the vicinity of the pitch, or for any injuries to persons participating in any activity in or on its facilities.


Any damage done to facilities, property, or equipment, fair wear and tear excepted, must be made good by the individual, group, club or organisation responsible for the damage


Climbing on the nets, swinging from crossbars and any other behaviour likely to lead to damage to the facility or injury is forbidden and will lead to immediate expulsion from the facility.


All activity must cease by 10.30pm


Persons using the facility must be attired according to their intended activity


No activity, which could be misconstrued or give offence to other patrons, or to surrounding neighbours, will be permitted


Special consideration must be given to neighbours living near the facility. No excessive noise, conduct or general nuisance will be tolerated and offending users will be removed.


Supervising personnel must be obeyed at all times during the let. They are responsible for ensuring compliance with the Terms and Conditions of Hire and Use and have the authority to remove users from the facility. Non acceptance of supervisory personnel’s decisions or any aggression or violence towards supervisory personnel will not be tolerated and may result in the removal of those involved from the premises and the cancellation of all future bookings.


Only players and trainers/coaches are permitted inside the pitch during a booking time. For safety reasons children under the age of 18 are not allowed inside during a booked session unless they are officially part of the booking and of the activity for which the booking was made.


No use will be permitted outside the operational hours of the pitch. Anyone breaching this rule will be removed. Management may involve the Gardai in enforcing this and other rules.


The Management decisions on admission, allocation, use, operation, or closure of the facilities is final.


The Management reserve the right to:
a) Introduce, amend or delete such rules as may be required from time to time due to the needs of the service or due to changing circumstances
b) Levy charges and fees as it considers appropriate for the use of facilities or services, and to alter such charges or fees at their sole discretion
c) Refuse admission or the continued use of the facilities to any person or group who in their opinion are in breach of any management rule, or whose behaviour is such that it interferes with the safe, efficient operation of the facility
d) Close the facilities for maintenance, repair, holidays, or for any other reason. Where such closure occurs no claim shall lie against Clondrohid Community Recreational Facilities Ltd t/a Clondrohid Astro or it’s management, staff or personnel in respect of loss or inconvenience, or any other damage suffered

Clondrohid Community Recreational Facilities Ltd t/a Clondrohid Astro and it’s management expressly point out that all persons using the facilities do so at their own risk. Users are strongly advised to seek medical advice before undertaking exercise. Users with any known medical condition should consult with their doctor before participating in any form of exercise.

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