State law authorizes the community use of school buildings and property for recreation or other purposes.
South Dakota Codified Laws 13-24-20 Rental or grant of use of school facilities or buses for community or commercial purposes — No interference with school activities — Compensation negotiable — Liability for damages.
The school board may grant the use of school facilities, computers, motor vehicles, or land belonging to the school district for any purposes which it considers advisable as a community service for such compensation as it determines. The use may also include a contract with a vendor that sells soft drinks or other concessions on school property. The use may not interfere with school activities. Any person or persons or public body using such school facilities, computers, motor vehicles, or land is responsible to the school district for any and all damages that may be caused by reason of the use or occupancy. The school district is not liable for any damages which might arise as the result of such use or occupancy, including the use of school computers by students.