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Rentals & Bookings

The City's Recreation & Culture Services Department offers a variety of facilities and rental opportunities. Look to the City when planning your next special event: consider one of our community centres, outdoor sports fields, or sports complex and let staff take the worry out of your planning.

Rental Locations & Fees

Ice / Arenas

Ice rentals are currently being accepted; please direct inquiries to

After consultation with and following the advice of the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, the City has limited ice booking opportunities to individuals and groups residing in the Simcoe Muskoka region (proof required upon booking) until further notice. This is in response to a large influx of individuals and groups using our recreation facilities from outside the Simcoe Muskoka region.

Ice / Arena Rental Locations

Ice / Arena Rental Fees

  • Summer (June 1–August 31):
    • Youth & Adult Prime Time (Monday-Friday): $269 per hour + HST
    • Youth & Adult Non Prime Time (Saturday & Sunday): $215 per hour + HST
  • Fall / Winter (September 1 – May 31)
    • Non Prime Time (Monday–Friday 8am–5pm): $152 per hour + HST
    • Adult Prime Time: $269 per hour + HST
    • Youth Prime Time: $215 per hour + HST
  • Arena Floor Time (non-ice)
    • Adult: $103 per hour + HST
    • Youth: $82 per hour + HST

Pool Rental Locations

Pool Rental Fees

  • Both Pools: $199 per hour + HST
  • Small Pool: $107 per hour + HST

Rates are based on 40 participants (20 participants at Peggy Hill Team ​​Community Centre); additional participants can be added for an additional fee. Fees above do not include use of the slides at Peggy Hill Team ​Community Centre; please inquire.


Allandale Recreation Centre

  • Activity Room (capacity = 60 People): $30 per hour + HST
  • Main Hall (Capacity = 225 People): $608 per day + HST
    10am until 1am Saturday &  Sunday

East Bayfield Community Centre

  • Activity Room: $30 per hour + HST
  • Multi-Purpose Room: $66 per hour + HST

Peggy Hill Team Com​munity Centre 

  • Activity Room: $30 per hour + HST
  • Multi-Purpose Room: $66 per hour + HST

Lampman Lane Community Centre

  • Activity Room (capacity = 40 people): $30 per hour + HST
    Three-hour minimum rental required

SOCAN and Re-Sound Fees may apply to room rentals. See hall rental                      guidelines below for information on these fees.


Gymnasium Rental Locations

Gymnasium Rental Fees

  • Full Gym, Adult: $58 per hour + HST 
  • Full Gym, Youth: $46 per hour + HST
  • 1/2 Gym, Adults & Youth: $30 per hour + HST
  • Gym equipment fee: $20
    Preschool Equipment is provided for children 5 and under: Plastic Slides, Little Tyke Cars, Plasma Cars, Lower Basket Ball Nets. For older children the following items are available: Basketballs, Floor Hockey Sticks & Nets, Dodgeball, Badminton, Pickleball, Soccer, Volleyball.

Please note staff do not lead games and/or activities, parents are responsible for conducting activities planned.


Hall Rental Locations

Dorian Parker Centre Rental Fees

  • Prime Time: $608 per day + HST*
    Friday/Saturda/Sunday, 10am–2am. Hourly rate is not available during Prime Time.
  • Non Prime Time: $75 per hour + HST* OR $375 per day + HST*
    Monday to Thursday. Minimum 3-hour rental 

Parkview Community Centre Rental Fees

  • Prime Time: $608.00 + HST* 
    Saturday & Sunday, 10am until 1am

Southshore Community Centre Rental Fees

Please refer to the Southshore Community Centre Rental Guide

  • Prime Time: $1,200 + HST* 
    Friday, Saturday & Sunday
  • Non Prime Time: $600 + HST*
    Monday to Thursday

* Plus SOCAN and ReSOUND Fees where applicable. See guidelines below.

Guidelines for Hall Bookings


50% down is required at the time of the booking, and the balance is due four months prior to the event. There is also a $500 damage deposit required for hall bookings.

Liquor Licence

Liquor licences issued by the Liquor Licensing Board of Ontario (LLBO) are mandatory for all functions serving alcoholic beverages (including wine). No alcohol is permitted outside the various halls we rent. The renter is responsible for their own bar tender and liquor licence. Copy of Special Occasion Permit and Smart server to be given to the City of Barrie one month prior to event. Please refer to the Municipal Alcohol Policy.

Liability Insurance

Special Occasion Insurance is mandatory for all rentals. A minimum $2,000,000 policy with the City of Barrie named as additional insured is required OR at the time of booking, you can request City of Barrie to administer coverage through GameDay Insurance. Rates are determined by activity and number of attendees so please inquire when making your reservation.


The renter is responsible for their own caterer, as well the renter can provide their own food.

No Smoking

The City has a no smoking by-law prohibiting smoking in all Municipal Buildings and Municipal Facilities. Your understanding and cooperation are appreciated in the compliance of this by-law. Thank you for not smoking.

Set-up / Take-down

The renter is responsible for their own set up and take down, as well as clean up during the period of your rental. The City provides the tables and chairs, however linens, dishes, cooking utensils, coffee urns, etc. are not provided


The Society of Composers, Authors and Music publishers of Canada (SOCAN), under federal licence, are authorized to charge a fee under Tariff 8: Receptions, Conventions, Assemblies for using prerecorded music. The Socan Fee with dancing is $66.86 (subject to change). These fees are in addition to the hall rates and are subject to H.S.T.


Re:Sound is the Canadian not-for-profit music licensing company dedicated to obtaining fair compensation for artists and record companies for the broadcast and public performance of their music. The fee is $26.63 (subject to change). These fees are in addition to the hall rates and are subject to H.S.T.


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