Hiring the Turner Scout Hall

Our Scout Hall is a brick building near the centre of Canberra, in Turner. We are located in the lovely heritage listed Haig Park. The hall has a sprung wooden floor (12 x 6.7m), a kitchen, separate men’s and women’s washrooms, a fenced yard, a fire place, an office, break-out meeting room, cloakroom, two fridges, and storage facilities.

Typical uses of our hall are: dance, yoga, meditation, drama, role-playing games, club meetings, church, and our many children’s language groups.

The Scout Hall is available for responsible clubs to hire on a regular basis. We do not hire out our hall for one-off party events.

The hall is a licensed Children’s Service facility.

The 2017 hall hire costs

  • $40 for any session up to two hours.
  • $58 per three hour session.
  • $77 per four hour session.
  • After four hours, $20 per hour thereafter.

Hire includes electricity, water and consumables such as soap and paper towels.

Children’s groups who hire the hall have an option to pay a little extra and make use of our toy collection, educational play equipment and art supplies.

Items available

  • Kitchen: crockery, cutlery, hot water urn, kettle, microwave, stove, oven, fridge.
  • Hall: 5 trestle tables, 20 adult chairs, 5 child-sized tables, 24 children’s chairs.

To hire the hall

To enquire about hiring the hall for your club/organisation, please contact turner.scout.hall.hire@spielwelt.org.au . Your club will need public liability insurance.

Party Hire

Our hall is not available for individual party hire.  Some Scout Halls do party or event hire, however, so check the hall hire link on the ACT Scouts website.

Children’s Birthday Parties

We don’t hire our hall out for parties.  However, members of the ACT Playgroups Association can hire the Playgroups Association playgroup venues for birthday parties.  More info here.