Renting the Reception Hall
The upper level boasts a large reception hall with hardwood floors, stage area and a kitchen. The grounds feature a spectacular view of the Northwest Arm from the large deck, expansive lawns and ample parking. The reception hall is available for year round rentals and is primarily used for parties, wedding receptions and corporate functions.
What is included in my rental?
Your rental of St. Mary’s Boat Club’s includes the following:
- 17 rectangular tables 2.5’ x 8’
- 3 rectangular tables 2.5’ x 6’
- 1 rectangular tables 2.5 ’x 5’
- 19 round tables 5’ diameter (seats 8)
- 200 chairs
- Kitchen, including a fridge, oven, freezer, and microwave
All other items (catering, dishes, linens, equipment, decorations, bar service, music) are the responsibility of the renter.
Please note: SMBC staff is available on-site during the event as a building monitor only.
Hours for Special Event Bookings
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday facility access beginning at 10 am, with the hall closing at midnight.
St. Mary’s Boat Club Rental Fees
Special Event Rental(Friday, Saturday & Sunday): $700 + special event fees (These fees depend on the booking, for example, if you have music, you’ll need to pay the socan and resound fee. )
Weekday daytime: $70/hr or $560 full day
Booking fee: $28.75
A $300 deposit (payable by cash, cheque, debit, Visa, MasterCard, or American Express) is required at the time of booking. You’ll also be asked to sign a rental agreement. Damage deposit is returned 5 business days after event provided there is no damage to facility and all guidelines are respected. The agreement can be picked up at the facility can be e-mailed to you or we email it to them when we get it back we charge their deposit.
Rules and other considerations
The main level of the boat club is wheelchair accessible, the lower Boat House is not.
Download the municipality’s Alcohol Policy for St. Mary’s Boat Club [PDF] to understand your responsibilities when serving alcohol at your event.
Cancelling Sunday: Thursday events require 30 days’ notice to receive the full deposit refund.
Cancelling Friday: Saturday events require 3 months’ notice to receive the full deposit refund.
- Music and Sound Levels
As St. Mary’s Boat Club is in a residential neighborhood, live music is only permitted during Friday and Saturday events only. All events must end at midnight.
St. Mary’s Boat Club is a non-smoking facility.