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  • ARC Event Rental Deposit

    Our beautifully refurbished and fully accessible facility is perfect for weddings, celebrations of life, concerts, fundraisers, corporate events, meetings, training sessions, yoga retreats, and more!

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    Event Rental Agreement

    Click here to sign the agreement

    📝A new window will open with an agreement to fill out and submit.

    🚩Booking requests are considered incomplete without a signed agreement and $200 deposit.

    Booking Deposit

    All bookings require a $200 deposit.

    📅 If your date is not available, your deposit will be returned to you.

    📅If your booking is confirmed, your deposit will be returned within 14 days from the date of booking.

    Payments can be made online or in person at the Jean Pike Centre – Monday to Friday from 8:30 – 4:00. Please contact thearc@inclusionpr.ca for additional payment options or with any questions.

    Available Dates

    Check our booking calendar to see if your dates are available (or use the 'check availability' button above).

    🚩You must sign the rental agreement and pay the $200 deposit to hold your space on the calendar.

    🚩If there is a conflict with your date or it's not available (double bookings sometimes happen), we will let you know and immediately return your deposit.

    Things to know when booking the ARC

    FAQ's about renting the ARC

    Cancellations made at least 30 days before your event are eligible for a full refund.

    Cancellations made within 30 days of your event are non-refundable -- this means, if you book your event within this window and cancel, you will not receive a refund.

    We understand that life happens and you may need to cancel for reasons beyond your control (an earthquake, death, tsunami, etc.). If this happens, you're welcome to plead your case.

    Yes. We have round and rectangular tables and chairs. Chairs can accommodate up to 150 people. Tables can accommodate up to 120 people.

    Our kitchen is currently under construction. When it is finished, it will be a fully functional commercial kitchen.

    It will be considered a separate rental and may or may not be available during your event.

    We have some basic plates, cups, and cutlery available for rent. The fee is nominal to cover the cost of cleaning them.

    Please note, if you are looking for fancier options (like matching plates) we recommend renting them from a catering company.

    At the moment, we do not have a sound system available for rent. This is something we plan to add in the near future.

    If you bring your own sounds system, please be aware that there are four upstage power drops and two downstage power drops.

    Yes, but you must have an event license, and someone certified/approved to serve. If you do not plan ahead, and it is discovered you're serving alcohol without a license, you will be immediately removed from the premise.

    You can learn more at the B.C. Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch.

    Yes. We bring in a cleaner after the event to sanitize the space. But you are expected leave the ARC how you found it -- including emptying the garbage.

    If you think you will need a cleaner to reset the space, we can provide you with a quote.

    If you have booked the ARC for a multi-day event, you may leave your setup overnight.

    You must be completely out of the ARC by 1:30 am on the last day of your booking, unless otherwise arranged with the program manager.

    Yes, we have a lovely garden and gazebo area that can be used during event rentals.

    As per provincial by-laws, there is no smoking permitted any indoor area.

    Smoking must not take place within 3 meters of any doorway or air intake area (including windows) of the building.

    Please ensure the safe and sanitary disposal of all cigarette butts and matches, etc.

    Yes. From time-to-time, inclusion powell river hosts fundraising and community events. These events will include inclusion branding. Otherwise, events hosted at the ARC Community Center are private events.