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COVID-19 Guidelines

Due to current guidelines and restrictions, our capacity for the selected room has changed. The capacity of the selected room is 70 people with 2 meter social distancing in place, with participants sitting in chairs and being stationary. Capacities can lower depending on what equipment you are using for your set up and the amount of space you require per participant for your program/event needs.

The Auditorium

The Auditorium is the largest room at the Dalhousie Community Centre. With an area of 3420 square feet, this room is ideal for wedding receptions, birthday parties, and other large events or gatherings. The Auditorium’s amenities include ceiling-mounted speakers, projector, and a large projector screen. Our renters have access to stage pieces, microphones, chairs, and a variety of circular and rectangular tables. As with all of our room rentals, setup of tables, chairs and stage pieces is included. Please note we do not supply tablecloths, chair coverings, or decorations.

The typical capacity for the Auditorium is around 250 people, depending on the set-up. For events which do not require tables, stage pieces, or dance floors, the capacity may be as high as 350 people.

For more information about our rooms, check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Pricing

If there’s are no other bookings in the Auditorium that day, you can choose to pay the Flat Rate in which you’ll have access to the Auditorium for the entire day.

Any events over 3 hours that require setup are not eligible for the hourly rate. Some events under 3 hours may also not be eligible for the hourly rate, depending on the event.

All events are subject to a $550 damage deposit, which is refundable if no damage is incurred.

Hourly Rates

Monday – Thursday

9:00 am - 3:30 pm*
$37.50hourly
3:30 pm - 9 pm
$60hourly
Outside Normal Hours
$85hourly

Hourly Rates

Friday – Sunday

Friday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm*
$37.50hourly
Friday 3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
75hourly
Saturday and Sunday
$75hourly
Outside Normal Hours
$85hourly

Please note that rentals with large setup may not qualify for the hourly rate, if your event requires little setup and is over 3 hours please contact us as the flat rate booking may not apply.

*Excluding statutory holidays.

For our operating hours, please visit our Contact Us page.

Flat Rates

1 - 150 Guests
$950flat rate
151 - 350 Guests
$1,270flat rate

Please note that rentals with large setup may not qualify for the hourly rate.

As well, if your event requires little setup and is over 3 hours please contact us as the flat rate booking may not apply.

Booking Inquiries

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  • Please enter a number from 1 to 350.
  • Briefly describe the event you wish to have.

Availability