Facility Rentals

Sport facility reopening update

As part of our phased reopening process, numerous sport facilities are now open for bookings. Review the appropriate guidelines below in the Safe return to sport section and contact your Provincial Sport Organization to help prepare for a safe return to sport. 

At this time, tournaments are not permitted at City-operated facilities. This may be reconsidered later as restrictions ease and the allowable size for group gatherings increases. 

Recreation facilities open for rentals and casual use 
  • Tennis courts 
  • Pickleball courts (online bookings at PRC courts) 
  • Basketball courts 
  • Beach volleyball courts 
  • Skate parks 
  • Knox Mountain Disc Golf course 
  • BMX Track 
  • Any sports fields or ball diamonds not listed above 
Safe return to sport

As you prepare to submit “Return to Safe Play” plans for your local sport, please review the Provincial ViaSport guidelines and any relevant facility guidelines for the bookable venues. In the “Sports facilities & arenas open for bookings as of July 1, 2020” accordion, click on the facility name to read the COVID Facility Guidelines. These guidelines need to be considered as you work with your Provincial Sport Organization to develop your plans.  

Completed plans can be submitted using the email link below. Our Sport & Event Services team will review plans and follow-up directly. Any new bookings will be considered based on availability. Please note, there may be modifications to existing bookings to align with Return to Sport plans and City facility guidelines. 

Outdoor facilities, sportsfields and arena bookings

COVID-19 update: please note that some outdoor facilities, sportsfields and arenas may not be bookable at this time. See the latest updates at the top of this page.  

For rental inquiries, phone 250-469-8749, or fill out one of the following forms: 

Bookable indoor facilities, rooms and amenities

Rental inquires for indoor spaces will continue to be reviewed in order of submission. Please note that each facility and room have decreased capacities to accommodate COVID-19 guidelines. 

To book indoor spaces, call 250-469-8957, or fill out one of the following forms:

RENTAL ENQUIRY ONLINE FORM RENTAL ENQUIRY PDF FORM

Many City-operated facilities in Kelowna offer room and facility rentals that can accommodate a diverse range of needs for weddingsbirthday parties, meetings and more.

To explore large bookable outdoor venues in spaces such as City Park, Knox Mountain and Stuart Park, please visit our Plan an outdoor event page.

Parkinson Recreation Centre

Located at 1800 Parkinson Way.
Submit a rental enquiry or call 250-469-8957.

Wedding at Parkinson Recreation Centre

Large or small banquet rooms

Apple room - 6,000 sq ft

  • Popular for weddings, dinner dance, tradeshows/fairs and company parties.
  • Banquet capacity: 400 / Meeting capacity: 450   Currently reduced to 50 

Macintosh room - 4,000 sq ft

  • Popular for weddings, dinner dance, and meetings.
  • Banquet capacity: 200 / Meeting capacity: 330 Currently reduced to 50

Amenities and features available with room rental:

  • Tables and chairs - your choice of rectangular tables (8’x2.5’) seating 8 per table or round tables (5’ diameter) seating 8 per table
  • Ceiling levels: lowest 10ft and highest 20ft
  • Microphones and podium available
  • Portable dry bar available

Available with kitchen rental:

  • Commercial grade six ring natural gas range with 2 ovens and griddle
  • Commercial dishwasher
  • Electric steam tray
  • Deep freezer
  • Walk-in cooler
  • Dinnerware & cutlery (400 place settings), water glasses, salt and pepper shakers, coffee urns and water jugs available on request (linens and wine glasses not included).  Note: cooking equipment (such as bowls, pots, knives, cutting boards etc.) must be provided by the renter/caterer.

Other rooms available. See Conditions of Use & Allocation Policy for room sizes and capacity. 

Parkinson Activity Centre

Located at 1700 Parkinson Way.

Parkinson Activity Centre exterior

Parkinson Activity Centre interior

Parkinson Activity Centre interior

Large or small rooms available.

  • Popular for birthday parties, dinner dance and meetings
  • Room capacities vary depending on room
  • Tables and chairs provided
  • Renters are responsible for set up and take down
  • Washroom facilities located in the building
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Kitchen rental available with room rental

For rental inquires please call 250-469-8957.

Cedar Creek Community Centre

Located at 5160 Chute Lake Road, in Kelowna.

Cedar Creek Community Centre interior

  • Available for rental from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m
  • Capacity is 60 currently reduced to 20 
  • Tables and chairs on site
  • Renters are responsible for set up and take down.
  • Kitchen is equipped with a stove and sink.
  • Renters are to provide all dishes and cutlery.
  • Meeting room space of 17` x 19` - 323 sq .ft. capacity 25 people.
  • Community room space of 30` x 30` 900 sq feet 60 people.
  • Washroom facilities located in the building.
  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Parking for 30 vehicles.

For rental inquires please call 250-469-8957.

Kelowna Community Theatre

The Kelowna Community Theatre has two spaces available for public rental and is well equipped to serve any conference, class, performance, meeting or reception needs. The complex includes an 853-seat theatre including a 236-person capacity lobby with complete backstage amenities and a 1,200 square foot Black Box Theatre (rehearsal hall). With state-of-the-art technical systems and our professional staff, your event will be well-managed from start to finish.

Learn more

Rental Enquiries: Contact Theatre Manager - Caroline Ivey: civey@kelowna.ca or 250-469-8945

Kinsmen Field House Hall (Mission Recreation Park)

Kinsmen Field House Hall interior

Located at 855 Lexington Drive.

  • Capacity for 60 people currently reduced to 20
  • Tables and chairs provided
  • Renters are responsible for set up and take down
  • Kitchen equipped with fridge, two stoves and dishwasher
  • Renter to provide all dishes, cutlery etc.

For rental inquires please call 250-469-8957.

Kinsmen Media Centre (Mission Recreation Park)

Kinsmen Media Centre interior

  • Capacity of 50 people currently reduced to 22
  • Six-foot rectangle tables and 40 chairs
  • Renters are responsible for set up and take down.
  • Washroom facilities: Two bathrooms at the facility (additional washroom on main floor)
  • Windows on all sides, but blinds on all windows if needed
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Six-foot rectangle tables and 40 chairs
  • Building located in the middle of the ball diamonds

For rental inquires please call 250-469-8957.

Okanagan Mission Activity Centre

Okanagan Mission Activity Centre interior

Located at 4398 Hobson Road.

  • Capacity for 70 people currently reduced to 15
  • Available for rentals not extending after 10:00pm.  Rental includes hall and kitchen
  • Tables and chairs provided
  • Renters are responsible for set up and take down
  • Kitchen has stove and fridge
  • Renter to provide all dishes, cutlery etc.

For rental inquires please call 250-469-8957.

Rutland Activity Centre

Located at 765 Dodd Rd.

  • Meeting room capacity 20 people currently reduced to 5
  • Multi-purpose room capacity 50 people currently reduced to 15
  • Hall capacity 150 people currently reduced to 45
  • Kitchen has a stove, fridge and sink
  • Tables and chairs for 30 people.  Additional tables and chairs are the responsibility of the renter
  • Renter responsible for setup and takedown
  • Renter to provide all dishes, cutlery etc.

For rental inquires, please call 250-469-8957.

Sport Kelowna Boardroom

Located at 465 Dodd Rd (Rutland Arena).

Boardroom 14x20' - capacity for 10 people.

For rental inquiries, please call 250-469-8957.

Extra fees and requirements

Insurance premiums

All renters must provide proof of liability insurance appropriate for the Facility Use Agreement. The insurance policy must have a minimum value of $2 million per occurrence and must name the City of Kelowna as an additional insured.

Insurance for events is available through All Sport Insurance Marketing Ltd. Should a renter choose to purchase this insurance, we can forward the request and payment directly to All Sport Insurance at the time of booking.

Special Occasion Licence

If an event will be serving liquor, a Special Occasion Licence Application must be approved by the City and security must be on site during the rental (at the renter's cost). The renter must comply with the Designated Driver Awareness Program as per Council Policy 310 and all other laws, regulations and bylaws in its use of the facility.  

SOCAN & Re: Sound tariffs

The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers (SOCAN) is Canada’s national performing rights society. Its role is to license the public performances of music in return for performing rights fees.
Re:Sound is the Canadian not-for-profit music licensing company dedicated to obtaining fair compensation for artists and record companies for their performance rights.

The Copyright Act of Canada requires that users of any music pay SOCAN and/or Re:Sound Tariffs to perform or authorize others to perform or use copyright music. Performances of music in public, whether in restaurants, clubs, hotels, banquet halls, dance halls, offices, stores etc., all require payment of the tariffs whether performed live or by recording and/or when broadcasting, communicating or playing recorded music in public.

Security

The city may require the renter pay for additional services of bonded uniformed security at functions.

Setup & takedown

Event layout will be setup as per client requirements. We may require the renter to pay for setup and takedown, and additional janitorial services.