Photo of Oxtongue Lake Community Centre

There are three Community Centres located in Algonquin Highlands and they're available for group functions such as meetings, parties, workshops, dances and weddings.

All are welcome to make use of the facilities.  Membership and/or rental fees may apply.  For more information on rates, see below. To find out more or to book a hall, please contact the Dorset Recreation Centre.

Facilities

Dorset Recreation Centre (DRC)
1051 Main Street, Dorset
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Oxtongue Lake Community Centre (OLCC)
3979 Highway 60, Dwight

Stanhope Firefighters’ Community Hall (SFFC)
1095 North Shore Road, Algonquin Highlands

Rates

All prices subject to HST and to change without notice.1

  DRC Main
Hall
DRC Meeting
Rooms
OLCC SFFC
Main Hall
Capacity: 193 56-78 50 up/20 down 155
 
Hall Rental Rates: FEE FEE FEE FEE
  Hourly Rate (small/non profit groups) $25 $20 $20 $20
  Hourly Rate (commercial/ alcohol/ >50 groups $30 $25 $25 $25
  Daily Max Rate (small/private/non-profit) $100 $40 $40 $75
  Daily Max Rate (commercial/ alcohol/ >50) $225 $60 $60 $175
Kitchen (Kitchen rates on top of rental rates)
  With Hall Rental - Flat Rate (small, etc.) $25 Included Included $25
  With Hall Rental - Flat Rate (commercial, etc.) $25 Included Included $25
  Hourly Kitchen Only (small, etc.) $20     $20
  Hourly Kitchen Only (commercial, etc.) $25     $25
  Kitchen Only Daily Max (small, etc.) $40     $40
  Kitchen Only Daily Max (commercial, etc.) $60     $60
Scenarios:
  50 persons, commercial, light kitchen (4 hrs) $145 $60 $60 $100
  150 persons, all day, full kitchen (wedding) $250     $200
  25 persons, birthday, no kitchen (3 hrs)   $40 $40 $60
  50 persons, full kitchen, all day (8 hrs) $125 $40 $40  
Volume Rates: (small/private/non-profit groups -- Flat Fee)
  25-50 Uses/Year $1000/yr   $1000/yr $1000/yr
  51-100 Uses/Year $1200/yr   $1200/yr $1200/yr
  101-150 Uses/Year $1500/yr   $1500/yr $1500/yr
Other Items:
  Non-Refundable Deposit $40 $40 $40 $40
  Staff (Cleaning) Rate per hour $25 $25 $25 $25
  SOCAN Incl. Incl. Incl. Incl.

1 Effective January 1, 2016

Facility Rental Terms and Conditions:

  • $40 Non-refundable deposit (to be applied to the rental fee) for all bookings.
  • Signed Rental Agreement.
  • $100.00 refundable damage deposit at time of booking.
  • Balance of fees due 3 weeks prior to booking date.
  • Refundable damage deposit to be returned to lessee, less $25/hour staff set-up/cleaning fee if required, after facility is fully inspected.
  • Proof of liability insurance where applicable.

Contact Information

Dorset Recreation Centre
Phone/Fax:  705-766-9968
Email:  recreation@algonquinhighlands.ca

Documents

Community Centre - Rental Agreement Application Form
Special Event Policy