Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Parksville Community Centre a non-profit organization?

Yes.  The Parksville Community Centre is a registered non-profit society.

Does the Centre offer discounts to non-profit groups?

Yes! We are happy to offer non-profit groups and registered charities at a discounted rate. Please click here to view non-profit rates. In order to receive this, groups must have a current membership with the Parksville Community Centre Society. The cost of membership is $10.00/year. Please Contact Us for a membership application.

What are room setup and capacity guidelines?

Please click Contact Us for room setup and guideline capacities information.

What are your standard room rental rates?

Please click here to view our standard rental rates for private commercial rentals.  Click here for non profit rates.

Can I serve alcohol at an event?

Alcohol service is permitted, however, certain licensing is required. Please Contact Us for more details.

Do you have an on-site Audio Visual technician?

The Parksville Centre has an approved audio visual technician available for hire upon request. Requests must be made in advance, and additional fees will apply for this service.

Are there any restrictions on what type of decor I can bring?

We love to see your ideas come to life! Decorations are welcome at the Centre, with the exception of open flame candles, confetti or glitter. Adhesives are strictly prohibited, but the Centre is equipped with metal rails and cork strips for hanging decorations.

Do you have a caterer at the Centre?

We are lucky to work with a variety of caterers at the Centre! You are welcome to use whichever caterer you see fit for your event, as long as they have the appropriate Foodsafe Certificate.

Do you have a bartender at the Centre?

No, we do not have bartenders on staff. You can bring in whoever you chose to bartend, as long as they have the appropriate Serving It Right Certification and you are also able to present the required Liquor License. We recommend contacting local service clubs to run the cash bar for your event.

How early can my event start, and how late can it end?

We can arrange access to the building as early as 7:00 am.  Our facility must be cleaned, and all guests vacated from the building no later than 2:00 am.

Do you have storage space available?

No, unfortunately our storage space is very limited, and all event materials including food, beverage, decorations and signage must be cleared from the facility immediately after your event.

What is your cancellation policy?

For the Entire Facility and the Chrysler Theatre/Seaside auditorium, we require Three Months Notice of cancellation in order to receive a full refund of your security deposit.

For the Garry Oaks/Arbutus and Red Cedars/Maples rooms, we require Two Weeks (or 10 business days) Notice of cancellation in order to receive a full refund of your security deposit.

Have any questions? Just Ask Us!