Recreation ground and play area
Recreation ground and play area

Washington Parish Council looks after the Recreation Ground in School Lane, Washington West Sussex as trustee of the Washington Recreation Ground Charity. The MUGA (Multi-Use Games Area) and Play Area are part of these grounds and all are open to the public.

The facilities are regularly inspected but if you see a problem, please report it to the Parish Clerk by or Tel: 0777 677 1921. There is no guarantee that recreational equipment is free of Coronavirus (COVID-19), so please help ensure your safety and those of others by following these guideines if you are planning to visit:

· Return home if you or a member of your family/party feel unwell or have symptoms of Coronavirus. Seek medical advice and do not use these facilities or enter the Play Area.

· Equipment is safety checked but cannot be regularly sanitised. Please bring your own hand sanitiser to use before using these facilities.

· Up to 6 people are permitted in the MUGA.

· Only 1 adult per child is permitted in the Play Area

· Up to 2 children are permitted on the larger equipment.

· No food and drink permitted in the Play Area and MUGA at this time

· If its busy, come back another time.

· Use the bins provided for your litter or take it home.

Thank you for your co-operation in helping to keep the community safe.

Find the latest national guidance here on the Gov.UK website: Living safely with respiratory infections, including COVID-10

The Recreation Ground and MUGA are available to hire for private and public-facing events. Please contact the Parish Clerk for more information by email: or Tel: 0777 677 1921. The office is open Monday-Thursday 9am-1pm & 2-5pm; Closed Bank Holidays. For advance notice of closure at other times, including annual leave, please go to the Contacts link on this page. 

Residents who would like to book the tennis equipment especially for Friday or the weekend, please allow sufficient time for your booking to be processed during office hours. Alternatively, please email Cllr Julie Luckin at:

If you wish to hire the Village Hall/use its facilities for your event, please email

Tracey Slaughter (single bookings)

Rob Gerig (regular bookings)

Or Tel: 0774 786 0592