Multi-purpose Rooms and Halls

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Peterborough Recreation offers a number of indoor multi-purpose spaces you can book for your next event. 

Private Event Request Form

Complete the private event request form to request a rental for private events such as weddings, meetings, celebrations of life, and showers where only invited guests will be attending.

Host a Public Event

Peterborough Recreation offers a number of indoor and outdoor facilities to host public events. Learn more about what is required to host a public event in one of our facilities.

Facilities and Amenities

Options include multi-purpose rooms, banquet halls, and seasonal buildings to support every event type. 

Healthy Planet Arena

Address: 911 Monaghan Rd., Peterborough, ON K9J 5K5

Rental Hours: 6 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Banquet Hall


Healthy Planet BanquetThe banquet hall is often used for weddings, meetings and special events.

  • Approximately 5,011 square feet
  • Seats up to 340 when set up in banquet style 
  • Includes access to an industrial kitchen, refrigerators and freezers 
  • Microphone, podium, small stage and projector screen available
2024 Healthy Planet banquet hall rates (HST included)
DayRental LengthFull day rental
Monday to Thursday  Hourly Rate  $119.99
Monday to Thursday Full Day  $580.00
Friday, Saturday & Sunday Full Day  $950.00

 

Banquet Hall Kitchen Rental Fees (HST included)
Rental LengthTotal (inc. HST)
Half Day (up to 4 Hours)  $75.00
Full Day  $150.00

 

Music Fees 

Rentals that include music are subject to mandatory SOCAN and Resound tariffs. For more information, review the Entandem website.

Music Fees (HST included)
Tariff NameDefinitionDaily Rate
SOCAN With Dance $132.39
SOCAN Without Dance $66.19
ReSound With Dance $55.52
ReSound Without Dance $27.76

 Healthy Planet Meeting Room

The Healthy Planet meeting room is available to rent for meetings and other small events. 

  • Approximately 420 square feet
  • Seats up to 25  
Meeting Room Rates (HST included)
Under 8 HoursOver 8 Hours / Daily Rate
$45.00 per hour $349.99

McDonnel Street Community Centre

Address: 577 McDonnel St., Peterborough, ON K9H 2Y1

This location has a variety of rooms available to fit your needs:

Banquet Room

The banquet room at McDonnel St. has access to an industrial kitchen and bar, and has seating for up to 150 people depending on table and chair set up. Amenities include:

  • Accessible space with elevator
  • Access to large veranda
  • Built-in dance floor
  • Projector and screen with access to Wifi
  • Large washrooms

Options for room set up include:

  1. Round table banquet style with 80 to 100 guests, 6 per table, 15 round tables
  2. Rectangular table banquet style with 80 to 100 guests, 4 - 6 per table, 21 tables
  3. Classroom style, with 40 to 50 guests, 2 per table
  4. Lecture style, with 120 of seats and no tables
Photo Gallery: McDonnel Street Community Centre will appear here on the public site.
For a tour of the facility please call 705-742-0050 ext. 2577 or email facilitybooking@peterborough.ca.
2024 Banquet Room Rates (HST included)
Under 8 HoursOver 8 Hours / Daily Rate
$80.00 an hour* $500.00*

*Staffing: Additional mandatory staffing rates may apply. Rates are dependent on the event type and rental time.

 

Banquet Room Kitchen Rental Fees (HST included)
Rental LengthTotal (inc. HST)
Half Day (up to 4 Hours)  $75.00
Full Day  $150.00

Music fees 

Rentals that include music are subject to mandatory SOCAN and Resound tariffs. For more information, review the Entandem website.

Music Fees (HST included)
Tariff NameDefinitionDaily Rate
SOCAN With Dance $63.49
SOCAN Without Dance $31.72
ReSound With Dance $26.63
ReSound Without Dance $13.30
Multi-purpose Meeting Rooms

There are two multi-purpose meeting rooms available.

Board Room: max 8 participants

2024 meeting room rates (HST included)
Under 8 HoursOver 8 Hours / Daily Rate
$25.01 an hour

$150.00

Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre

Address: 775 Brealey Dr., Peterborough, ON K9K 0B8

The Centre offers rentals for private and community events in the multi-purpose rooms and gymnasiums. Rentals may be available during the Centre's operating hours, subject to availability. This location offers the following facilities to rent:

Multi-purpose Rooms

multipurose roomsThe multi-purpose rooms (MPRs) are bright and spacious with large windows. The Sport & Wellness Centre is a one-floor fully accessible facility, with free WiFi, lots of parking, tables and chairs available.

  • Three multi-purpose rooms are available that can be booked individually, or as one large space.
  • Each room holds up to 30 people, maximum capacity is dependent on layout of the room.
  • The MPR rooms are bright and spacious with large windows, include options for a screen and projector, sinks and counterspace and WiFi available. 

 

Please note that private rentals on weekends must be completed through the Party Packages option. 

Sport & Wellness Centre MPR Rates (HST included)
Room SizeUp to 8 hour rentalOver 8 hour rental/ Daily Rate
1 room $45.00 per hour $349.99
2 rooms $60.00 per hour $450.00
3 rooms $75.00 per hour $550.00
Gymnasiums

varsity gym at PSWCThere are three gymnasium spaces at the Centre. A small gym is available, perfect for fitness classes, birthday parties, pick-up basketball and more. We also have a large wooden floor gymnasium, used for Fleming varsity volleyball, and basketball, and house leagues including volleyball, basketball, cricket, pickleball and more. You can access the gymnasiums through:

The gymnasiums are located at the west end of the Centre and offer their own change rooms, parking lot and entrance.

Gymnasium rental fees (includes HST)
Gym SizeUp to 8 hour rentalOver 8 hour rental / Daily Rate
 1 gymnasium  $80.00 per hour  $480.00
 2 gymnasiums  $110.01 per hour  $680.00
 3 gymnasiums  $155.00 per hour  $920.00
Aquatic Centre
About the aquatic centre

Leisure Pool: The leisure pool is 20 m in length with three lanes, water slide, and a PoolPod accessible chair lift. The pool temperature is 81 to 83 F, and total capacity is up to 175 persons.

Therapy Pool: The therapy pool is a warm, shallow pool with a wheelchair ramp and swirl pool with therapeutic jets and seating. The pool temperature is 91 to 93 F, and total capacity is up to 48 persons. 

Facility rental options

Party Packages: If you would like to host a party with access to the pool during a Fun Swim, please visit the Party Packages page to review options and book online.

Private Rentals: Private rentals may be Thursdays from 7:30 to 8:30 pm. At least 10 days notice is required prior to booking. Complete a Sport Facility Request Form.

Aquatic Centre rental fees (includes HST)
Facility # of LifeguardsHourly Rate
Aquatic Facility: access to the leisure and therapy pool 2 guards $245.78
Aquatic Facility + Waterslide 4 guards $463.32
Extra Guard* per guard $48.03

Peterborough Naval Memorial Park

Address: 24 Whitla St., Peterborough, ON K9J 1K9

Peterborough Naval Memorial Park offers a beautiful water-front setting, with access to the facilities over a walking bridge. Facility includes access to WiFi, and offers two rooms for rent. Please note that this location does not have access to a kitchen or bar.

Rental Hours

  • Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This location has two rooms available:

Admiralty Hall
  • Admiralty HallA large, open space with natural light and high ceilings.
  • Includes access to WiFi.
  • Maximum capacity is 100, depending on table and chair set up.
  • 60 chairs, 10 tables available.

 

Helpful information:

  • There is no kitchen or wet bar available at this location. 
  • The parking lot has a maximum capacity of 40 vehicles for the entire location. As this is a multi-purpose municipal lot, a specific number of parking spaces cannot be guaranteed. Please note that the parking lot is located on main land over a bridge from the location. Vehicles cannot drive over the bridge to access the building.

 

Room Rental Only
(additional staffing fees apply)
Under 8 HoursOver 8 Hours / Daily Rate
Admiralty Hall 

$60.00 per hour*

$360.00*
Admiralty Hall (Statutory Holidays)

$72.00 per hour*

$431.99*

*Staffing: Additional mandatory staffing rates apply. Rates are dependent on the event type and rental time.

Meeting Room
  • A small meeting room.
  • WiFi available.
  • Maximum capacity is 20, depending on table and chair set up
Naval Memorial Park Rental Rates (HST included)
Room Rental Only
(additional staffing fees apply)
Under 8 HoursOver 8 Hours /Daily Rate
Multipurpose Room $25.00 per hour* $150.00*
Multipurpose Room (Statutory Holidays) $29.99 per hour* $180.00*

*Staffing: Additional mandatory staffing rates apply. Rates are dependent on the event type and rental time.

Navy Memorial Cairn

"Dedicated to the Men and Women of the Peterborough Area who served in the Naval Forces of Canada."

Bronze plaques with the names of the departed shipmates honour those who served in the Royal Canadian Navy, Merchant Marines and the Commonwealth Navy, circle the base of the Memorial Cairn. Canadian Naval records indicate that at least 1,100 men and women from the County and City of Peterborough joined the Royal Canadian Navy before peace was reached in 1945, the highest per capita enlistment in Canada.

Steps to include a loved one on the Navy Memorial Cairn:

  • Candidate must be deceased and served in one of the following services:
    • Royal Canadian Navy
    • British Royal Navy
    • Canadian Merchant Marine 
    • British Merchant Marine
  • Costs associated with the purchase and installation of the memorial plaque is the responsibility of the sponsor(s).
  • Memorial plaques must be identical in size and configuration to the existing plaques.
  • Plaques can be requested by contacting Highland Park Funeral Centre at 1-800-672-9652.

Morrow Building

Address: 155 Lansdowne St. W., Peterborough, ON K9J 0A4morrow building inside

Common building uses include:

  • Auctions
  • Trade shows
  • Farmers' market

Rental Rates: Full day rentals

  • November 1 to April 30 - $1,421.27 (includes HST)
  • May 1 to October 31 - $1,246.97 (includes HST)
  • Other fees applicable depending on special event details

Request Availability: Email memcentre@peterborough.ca to request available dates. 

Please note, the Morrow Building is only available for public events. Learn more about requirements to host a public event on the Events page.

Looking for another location? The Peterborough Public Library offers multi-purpose, board room and community room rentals.