The Town of Ajax offers some of Durham Region's best and busiest recreation facilities! We have facilities available for you to rent for your private party, meeting, special event or sporting event.

Animated image of mobile phone with three icons representing skating, hockey and sledge hockey

New! Arena Ice and Floor Availability & Online Rental Request

Did you know? We have arena ice and arena floor space available to rent. Rent the ice for pick-up hockey or ringette, sledge hockey, birthday parties, figure skating practices, hockey or ringette schools & camps and shinny (limited). Or rent the arena floor for lacrosse, roller hockey, ball hockey, youth programs, trade shows and more.

2 steps to request arena ice or floor!

  1. Check availability to view available dates and times
    View Availability
  2. Complete and submit the rental request form for arena ice or floor
    Rental Request Form


Facility Booking

We're here to help you rent a meeting room, community hall, gymnasium, arena, outdoor sports field, park, pavilion or picnic area.

 Indoor Facilities Available to Rent

Celebrate your special event at one of Town of Ajax's many indoor facilities. Discover the perfect location for your private function at a glance!

List of Indoor Facilities, Amenities and Fees 

 Things to consider before you book an indoor facility

 Looking to book an indoor facility? Consider the following:

  1. What date and time do you prefer? What is your second choice of date/time?
  2. Do you have a location (facility) preference?
  3. How many guests will be in attendance?
  4. Are you playing music and/or dancing?
  5. Are you planning on serving alcohol?
  6. Familiarize yourself with the Facility Rental Terms and Conditions
  7. Will this event be for youth between the ages of 13 and 17? **

** Specific rental rules apply to this type of Teen Rental. Contact the Facility Booking Office or the Customer Service Desk for further details.

5 Steps to book!

  1. Visit the venue or watch the Virtual Tour
  2. Contact the Facility Booking Office to check availability
  3. Complete the Facility Booking Rental Request Form
  4. Provide payment and sign the permit and rental terms and conditions
  5. 21 days prior to the event, you must submit a room set-up sheet and liquor license (if applicable). If your booking offered an initial payment, the balance of the rental fee is also due at this time.

Current availability of select indoor facilities

Town of Ajax Pavilions and Satellite facilities are very popular.  

Check current availability below and submit a rental request with the following completed and signed documents to facilitybookings@ajax.ca 

If you have already submitted for any dates/facilities that are currently NOT available, please resubmit with an alternative date/facility.

Rental Request Form

Rental Terms and Conditions

Information below is as of May 20, 2022 at 12:30p.m. and is subject to change. Check back for updates.

May

Weekend dates (Saturday & Sunday) marked with an X below are NOT currently available and those marked with an L have limited and not favourable availability (i.e. early morning or late evening).

 Saturday, May 21Sunday, May 22 Saturday, May 28Sunday, May 29
Greenwood Discovery Pavilion
(GDP)
 X  X  X  X
Carruthers Marsh Pavilion
(CMP)
 X  X  X  X
Rotary Park Pavilion
(RPP)
 X  X  X
Hartrick House
(HH)
    X
Quaker Meeting House
(QMH)
   

Please Note:

CMP, RPP, HH and QMH allow for more than one booking per day, so if interested in limited time options (i.e. early morning or  late evening) due to existing bookings, email or call for additional details.  GDP allows for only one booking per day.

Facilities listed above are not multi-room facilities. Only one room is available at each location.

Ajax Community Centre, Audley Recreation Centre and McLean Community Centre halls and rooms have limited weekend availability from April to August 2022.

June

Weekend dates (Saturday & Sunday) marked with an X below are NOT currently available and those marked with an L have limited and not favourable availability (i.e. early morning or late evening).

 Saturday, June 4Sunday, June 5Saturday, June 11Sunday, June 12Saturday, June 18Sunday, June 19Saturday, June 25Sunday, June 26
Greenwood Discovery Pavilion
(GDP)
 X  X  X  X  X X  X
Carruthers Marsh Pavilion
(CMP)
 X  X X  X  L X  X
Rotary Park Pavilion
(RPP)
 X  L  X  X  L
Hartrick House
(HH)
 X  X  X  X  X X
Quaker Meeting House
(QMH)
 X  X  X  X   X

Please Note: 

CMP, RPP, HH and QMH allow for more than one booking per day, so if interested in limited time options (i.e. early morning or  late evening) due to existing bookings, email or call for additional details.  GDP allows for only one booking per day.

Facilities listed above are not multi-room facilities. Only one room is available at each location.

Ajax Community Centre, Audley Recreation Centre and McLean Community Centre halls and rooms have limited weekend availability from April to August 2022.

July

Weekend dates (Saturday & Sunday) marked with an X below are NOT currently available and those marked with an L have limited and not favourable availability (i.e. early morning or late evening).

 Saturday, July 2Sunday, July 3Saturday, July 9Sunday, July 10Saturday, July 16Sunday, July 17Saturday, July 23 Sunday, July 24Saturday, July 30Sunday, July 31
Greenwood Discovery Pavilion
(GDP)
 X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X X
Carruthers Marsh Pavilion
(CMP)
 X  X X  X X  X X X  X  X
Rotary Park Pavilion
(RPP)
L    X  L X  X X    X
Hartrick House
(HH)
   X X  L    X X  
Quaker Meeting House
(QMH)
 X        X    

 

Please Note: 

CMP, RPP, HH and QMH allow for more than one booking per day, so if interested in limited time options (i.e. early morning or  late evening) due to existing bookings, email or call for additional details.  GDP allows for only one booking per day.

Facilities listed above are not multi-room facilities. Only one room is available at each location.

Ajax Community Centre, Audley Recreation Centre and McLean Community Centre halls and rooms have limited weekend availability from April to August 2022.

August

Weekend dates (Saturday & Sunday) marked with an X below are NOT currently available and those marked with an L have limited and not favourable availability (i.e. early morning or late evening).

 Saturday, August 6Sunday, August 7Saturday, August 13Sunday, August 14Saturday, August 20Sunday, August 21Saturday, August 27 Sunday, August 28
Greenwood Discovery Pavilion
(GDP)
 X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X
Carruthers Marsh Pavilion
(CMP)
X X  L  X X  X
Rotary Park Pavilion
(RPP)
   X X  X  L  
Hartrick House
(HH)
X X      X  
Quaker Meeting House
(QMH)
 X    X  X      

Please Note: 

CMP, RPP, HH and QMH allow for more than one booking per day, so if interested in limited time options (i.e. early morning or  late evening) due to existing bookings, email or call for additional details.  GDP allows for only one booking per day.

Facilities listed above are not multi-room facilities. Only one room is available at each location.

Ajax Community Centre, Audley Recreation Centre and McLean Community Centre halls and rooms have limited weekend availability from April to August 2022.

Additional information you need to know when booking an indoor facility

 Facilities and Fees

The Town of Ajax has many recreation facilities available for use by individuals, groups or organizations.

Rental Fees

All facility rental fees and other applicable charges quoted are resident fees and are contained in the Town's Fee By-Law approved each year by Town Council. 

Rental Fees listed below are effective January 1 to December 31, 2022.

Fees do not include tax, mandatory insurance and music fees (SOCAN/Re:Sound), if applicable.

Non-Resident Permit Fees/Proof of Residency

A non-resident permit fee will applied to functions/events booked in some Town facilities or on Town property. Proof of residency is required from the individual who will act as the permit holder.

Check out the Things to know before you book and use the Facility Booking Rental Request Form to begin the booking process.

Community Centres, Halls and Rooms

Check out the Things to know before you book and use the Facility Booking Rental Request Form to begin the booking process.

Ajax Community Centre

NOTE:

* Initial Payment available on Daily Fee only, with balance due 21 days prior to event date. 4-hour rentals must be paid in full at time of booking.

The Carruthers Room and the Duffins Room are available to rent on an hourly basis for $30.70/hour +HST Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm to the general public and community groups.

Facility

Capacity

4 Hour Fee

Daily Fee

Initial Payment

HMS Community Hall (Full)

320 

$436.40

$873.90

 $200 *

HMS Community Hall (Half)

130

$289.30

$578.50

 $200 *

Commodores Room

120

$190.10

$380.20

 $100 *

Captains Room

 30

$110.40

$221.80

 Full Payment

Admirals Room

 32

$110.40

$221.80

 Full Payment

Carruthers Room

 18

$72.60

$146.20

 Full Payment

Duffins Room

 18

$72.60

$146.20

 Full Payment

Audley Recreation Centre

NOTE:

* Initial Payment available on Daily Fee only, with balance due 21 days prior to event date. 4-hour rentals must be paid in full at the time of booking.

Facility        

 Capacity

4 Hour Fee

Daily Fee

Initial Payment

Community Hall (Full - 1A+2B+3C)

 500

$741.00

 $1481.90

$500 

Community Hall (1A)

 200

$332.20

$664.30

$200 

Kitchen Rental Fee

$357.70

Only available to rent with Full Hall or Hall 1A and not available to rent on its own

Community Hall (2B)           

 150

$279.10

$562.10

$200

Community Hall (3C)

 150

$279.10

$562.10

$200 

Community Room

 64

$155.40

$310.70

Full Payment

Studio

 40

$110.40

$221.80

Full Payment

McLean Community Centre

NOTE:

* Initial Payment available on Daily Fee only, with balance due 21 days prior to event date. 4-hour rentals must be paid in full at the time of booking.

Facility        

 Capacity

4 Hour Fee

Daily Fee

Initial Payment

Community Hall (Full)

 128

$289.30

 $578.50

$200 *

Community Hall (Half)

 60

$155.40

 $310.70

$100 *

Community Room 1

 32

$110.40

 $221.80

Full Payment 

Community Room 3

 48

$155.40

 $310.70

 Full Payment

Hartrick House

Facility

Capacity 

 4 Hour Fee

8 Hour Fee

12 Hour Fee 

Initial Payment

Community Room

 80

 $286.20

 $573.40

 $859.60

$200 *

NOTE:

* Initial Payment available on 8 Hour or 12 Hour Fees only, with balance due 21 days prior to event date.
4-hour rentals must be paid in full at the time of booking.

Quaker Meeting House

Facility

 Capacity

 4 Hour Fee

8 Hour Fee

12 Hour Fee 

Initial Payment

Community Room

 80

 $286.20

 $573.40

 $859.60

$200 *

NOTE:
* Initial Payment available on 8 Hour or 12 Hour Fees only, with balance due 21 days prior to event date.
4-hour rentals must be paid in full at the time of booking.

 Pavilions

Check out the Things to know before you book and use the Facility Booking Rental Request Form to begin the booking process.

Carruthers Marsh Pavilion

Facility

Capacity 

4 Hour Fee

8 Hour Fee

12 Hour Fee 

Initial Payment

Community Room

 64

 $155.40

 $310.70

 $466.10

$100 *

Greenwood Discovery Pavilion

Facility

Capacity 

4 Hour Fee

8 Hour Fee

12 Hour Fee 

Initial Payment

Community Room

 64

 $155.40

 $310.70

 $466.10

$100 *

Rotary Park Pavilion

Facility

 Capacity

4 Hour Fee

8 Hour Fee

 12 Hour Fee

Initial Payment

Community Room

 40

 $110.40

 $221.80

 $333.20

$100 *

NOTE:
* Initial Payment available on 8 Hour or 12 Hour Fees only, with balance due 21 days prior to event date.
4-hour rentals must be paid in full at time of booking.

Arena Ice and Floor

Animated image of mobile phone with three icons representing skating, hockey and sledge hockey

New! Arena Ice and Floor Availability & Online Rental Request

Did you know? We have arena ice and an arena floor available to rent. Rent the ice for pick-up hockey or ringette, sledge hockey, birthday parties, figure skating practices, hockey or ringette schools & camps and shinny (limited). Or check availability then request to book the arena floor for lacrosse, roller hockey, ball hockey, youth programs, trade shows and more.


2 steps to request arena ice!

  1. Check availability to view available dates and times
    View Availability
  2. Complete and submit the rental request form for arena ice and floor

    Rental Request Form


Please Note: The Town of Ajax follows the Ice Allocation Policy to distribute ice to community user groups.

Town of Ajax Ice Pads


Contact the Facility Booking Office at 905-619-2529, ext. 7200 or email facilitybookings@ajax.ca for more information.


In the summer rent the Arena Floor for lacrosse, trade shows, events or camps.

Visit our Skating page, for more information on our public skating, shinny and other ice schedules.

2022-2023 Winter Ice Season Rates & Hours

Fees listed are per hour and do not include applicable tax and mandatory insurance and are for September 2022 to March 2023 winter ice season.

Winter Ice is generally early September to end of March.  

Contact the Facility Booking Office at 905-619-2529, ext. 7200 or email facilitybookings@ajax.ca for more information.

Winter Prime-Time Hours:

Monday to Friday

  • 5:30-10:30 p.m. ACC - Pad 1 & 3
  • 6-10 p.m. ACC - Pad 2, 4 & Village Arena

Saturday and Sunday

  • 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. ACC - Pad 1 & 3

  • 6:00 a.m. - 10 p.m. ACC - Pad 2, 4 & Village Arena

Winter Non-Prime-Time Hours:

Monday to Friday

  • 6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and 10:30-11:30 p.m. ACC - Pad 1 & 3
  • 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. and 10-11 p.m. ACC - Pad 2, 4 & Village Arena

Saturday and Sunday

  • 10:30-11:30 p.m. ACC - Pad 1 & 3

  • 10-11 p.m. ACC - Pad 2, 4 & Village Arena

Facility

Prime-Time Rate

Non-Prime-Time Rate

Standard Pad

 $238.20

 $163.60

International Pad

 $248.40

 $173.80

2022 Summer Ice Rates & Hours

Ice rental fees are per hour and do not include applicable tax and mandatory insurance.

Summer Ice is generally end of March to early September.

Contact the Facility Booking Office at 905-619-2529, ext. 7200 or email facilitybookings@ajax.ca for more information.

Summer Prime-Time Hours:

Monday to Thursday

  • 5:30-10:30 p.m. ACC - Pad 1 & 3
  • 6-10 p.m. ACC - Pad 2, 4 & Village Arena

Summer Non-Prime-Time Hours:

Monday to Thursday

  • 6:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and 10:30-11:30 p.m. ACC - Pad 1 & 3
  • 6 a.m.-6 p.m. and 10-11 p.m. ACC - Pad 2, 4 & Village Arena

Friday, Saturday and Sunday - All Day

Facility

Prime-Time Rate

Non-Prime-Time Rate

Standard Pad

 $240.20

 $163.60

Arena Floor

Contact the Facility Booking Office at 905-619-2529, ext. 7200 or email facilitybookings@ajax.ca for more information.

Gymnasiums

Use our Facility Booking Rental Request Form to begin the booking process.

Audley Recreation Centre or McLean Community Centre

Facility

Youth (per hour)

Adult (per hour)

Gymnasium

 $39.90

$52.20

Pools

Rent the pool visit or call the Facility Booking Office at 905-619-2529, ext. 7200 or email facilitybookings@ajax.ca for more information.


Visit our Swimming page for more information on our pools, splash pads, lessons, leadership classes, public swimming schedules, aquatics programs, pool party packages and more.

Rental Terms and Conditions

All Town of Ajax Facility Rentals are subject to the applicable terms and conditions agreed upon by the Permit Holder and all subsequent facility users must abide by them. Violations or refusal by the Permit Holder/Users to adhere to these Facility Rental Terms and Conditions may result in cancellation of a permit and/or refusal to grant any future rental permits for the use of Town of Ajax Facilities.

Rental Terms and Conditions will be provided at time of confirmed rental.

Methods of payment

Payment can be made by:

  • Cash
  • Cheque made payable to the Town of Ajax (only accepted if more than 21 days prior to the event date)
  • Interac
  • Credit Card (American Express, MasterCard or VISA).
Insurance
All functions/events booked in Town facilities or on Town property require commercial general liability insurance. Insurance fees are in addition to the facility rental fee and are required.

Rates vary and could depend on the type of event, length to time, number of attendee, whether alcohol is being served etc. and the Town reserves the right to determine or amend the insurance requirements based on, but not limited to, risk assessment and event size.
Cancellation and Transfer Policies

Cancellation Policy

The Town reserves the right to cancel/refund or amend permits for the COVID-19following instances:

  • Changes to Provincial, Regional or Public Health COVID-19 regulations, measures and requirements may result in the review and cancellation of Permits (i.e. changes to gathering sizes, physical distancing etc.)
  • Limit or refuse use of a facility at the discretion of the Town’s Municipal Emergency Control Group and/or the Director of Recreation, Culture and Community Development.


Refunds will be provided if permits must be amended or cancelled for these reasons only.

Refunds will NOT be provided in the event of a COVID-19 positive case amongst the user/permit holder group.

Ice, Floors, Gymnasiums do not receive a refund.

Community Halls (Ajax Community Centre HMS, ACC Commodores, McLean Community Centre, Hartrick House, Quaker Meeting House, St. Francis Centre) 

All initial payments are non-refundable. Written requests for a cancellation received less than 21 days prior to the rental date is only refunded insurance and music fees (SOCAN/Re:Sound).

Community Hall (Audley Recreation Centre - Full Hall or 1A or 2B or 3C)

All initial payments are non-refundable. Written requests for a cancellation received less than 90 days prior to the rental date is only refunded insurance and music fees (SOCAN/Re:Sound).

Community Pavilions (Carruthers Marsh, Greenwood Discovery and Rotary Park)

Written requests for a cancellation are required. If the request is received more than 21 days prior to the rental date a $40.90 + HST Administrative Fee is applied and the remainder of the fees are refunded.  If the request is received less than 21 days prior to the rental date, only the insurance and music fees (SOCAN/Re:Sound) fees, if applicable, are refunded.

Meeting Rooms (ACC Admirals, ACC Captains, ACC Carruthers, ACC Duffins, ARC Community Room, ARC Studio and MCC Community Room 1 and MCC Community Room 3)

Written requests for a cancellation are required. If the request is received more than 21 days prior to the rental date a $40.90 + HST Administrative Fee is applied and the remainder of the fees are refunded.  If the request is received less than 21 days prior to the rental date, only the insurance and music fees (SOCAN/Re:Sound) fees, if applicable, are refunded.

Pools (ACC, ARC, MCC)

Written requests for a cancellation are required. If the request is received more than 21 days prior to the rental date a $40.90 + HST Administrative Fee is applied and the remainder of the fees are refunded.  If the request is received less than 21 days prior to the rental date, only the insurance is refunded.

Transfer Policy

A rental date, time or location may be transferred once per permit to another date, time or location based on availability and at a cost of $10.30 + HST Administrative Fee, with 21 days written notice. Transfers must be booked within a calendar year from the original date booked. The difference in fees as a result of the transfer, if any, will either be charged or refunded.

The exception to this policy is for the Audley Recreation Centre Community Hall (or the individual sections within), where transfers of date, time or location are NOT allowed.

Permit Holders shall not assign or transfer their permit to another user whatsoever.

Special Occasion Permit (SOP) & Municipal Alcohol Policy (MAP) and Bar Requirements

An SOP is issued by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) and is mandatory for all functions serving alcohol, including beer and wine. 

Please note that not all Town facilities allow the serving of alcohol. Refer to the MAP Planning Guide for a complete list of Town Approved Venues for SOP Events and all requirements related to serving alcohol in Town facilities.

For all AGCO functions, certified “Smart Serve” bartenders must be utilized. The bar must close no later than 1 a.m. according to SOP.

Refer to the MAP Planning Guide provided at the time of inquiry for full details and requirements for events where alcohol is served.

Music Fees (SOCAN and Re:Sound)

Permit Holders for all functions and room rentals using and/or playing music are required to pay Music Fees (SOCAN/Re:Sound) in addition to any other rental fees.  SOCAN represents songwriters, lyric authors, composers and music publishers, while Re:Sound represents performers who played on recordings and record companies that produced those recordings.

Music Fees are based on room capacity size and whether there is dancing or not.

Music Fees with Dancing
Room CapacityCharge
1-100 $62.64 + HST
101-300 $90.12 + HST
301-500 $187.91 + HST
Music Fees without Dancing

Room Capacity

Charge

1-100

$31.31 + HST

101-300

$45.02 + HST

301-500

$93.95 + HST

Smoke Free Facilities

Town Facilities adhere to the Smoke-Free Ontario Act and the Durham Region Smoke-Free By-law and do not allow anyone to smoke any tobacco/cannabis type substances, or vape any type substance, in any Town Building or on any Town property where a Town building is located.

The Town strictly prohibits any edible cannabis, or any cannabis infused products, from being brought into or consumed on any Town property or in any Town building.

Waterfront Parking

A waterfront parking management plan is in effect from mid-May to mid-September to manage increased parking on weekends (Saturday & Sunday) and public holidays.  The plan includes paid parking for non-Ajax residents and designated parking areas.  This plan may have an impact on Rotary Park Pavilion and Carruthers Marsh Pavilion.  Permit Holders and rental guests should visit https://www.ajax.ca/en/inside-townhall/by-law.aspx for more information.

 

Contact Us

Indoor Facilities

For indoor spaces such as community centre rooms, halls, pavilions, satellites, gymnasiums, ice, pools etc. contact:

Phone
: 905-619-2529, ext. 7200

Emailfacilitybookings@ajax.ca
Fax: 905-427-0739

Address:
Ajax Community Centre
Recreation, Culture & Community Development, Administration Office, 2nd Floor
75 Centennial Road

Hours:
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday: Closed

Outdoor Facilities

For outdoor spaces such as baseball diamonds, soccer pitches, cricket pitches, picnic areas and shelters etc. contact:

Phone:
905-619-2529, ext. 7200

Email: outdoorrentals@ajax.ca
Fax: 905-427-4003

Address:
Operations & Environmental Services
800 Salem Road North

Hours:
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday: Closed

Virtual Tours

Virtual Tours

Are you thinking of renting a space in a Town facility for your meeting, event or celebration and want to check out the venue? 

Take a virtual tour and explore the interior and exterior of our arenas, pools, community spaces and meeting rooms.


At this time there are no virtual tours for the Quaker Meeting House or the Audley Recreation Centre new Community Hall.  To view these indoor spaces in person, please contact the facility booking office to make arrangements.