Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre

Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC) offers a variety of registered and drop-in programs, public art exhibitions and rental spaces.

Facility rentals and amenities

The Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre offers a variety of unique spaces making it a perfect venue for conferences, special events, performances and more.

Rental rates and fees changes take effect in September of each year and vary depending on facility, duration of the rental, amenities available, the type of activity and the number of people. For more information, contact bookafacility@oakville.ca.

Community rates are available for non-profit groups. QEPCCC Cultural Group CORE memberships are open to volunteer-based non-profit Oakville cultural organizations. Benefits include preferred cultural room rental and storage rates. Visit the CORE page for details.

Bookings for rooms and facilities at QEPCCC are managed by the facility. For more information, please call 905-815-5979, ext. 4784 or email qepbookafacility@oakville.ca.

Community kitchen

A fully accessible commercial-grade kitchen includes the amenities to facilitate and host community programs and events. 

Items produced in the community kitchen cannot be sold to the public for any reason. The kitchen is not allergen-free. No food or beverage is provided. It is the responsibility of the organization running the program to provide all items needed, including the Certificate of Insurance.

The Community Kitchen Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Form (pdf) and a kitchen facility tour (fees may apply) must be completed before rental is confirmed.

Review the Community Kitchen Inventory (pdf) for equipment provided.

Community room and gym rentals

To request a room (including gyms), fill out the online facility request form.

Processing requests may take up to two business days.

Events needing access to the sound and lighting board are required to book the QEPCCC Studio Technician at $40.20 per hour. Additional fees may apply to customized events.

Pool rentals

Visit the Facility Rentals page for information about long-term repeat pool bookings.

Casual bookings (such as birthday party rentals) are to be submitted directly to the Special Events/Membership/Scheduling Coordinator at QEPCCC.

Main Gallery

For information on applying for an exhibition and renting the Main Gallery, please visit the Public Art & Exhibitions page. 

Black Box Theatre

The QEPCCC Black Box Studio Theatre is a multi-purpose performing arts space suited for theatre, music, dance, conferences, workshops, and exhibition displays.

Performance Area
  • Main performance area is 40’ by 60’ with heavy black theatrical drape on tracks.
  • Floor is fully sprung with Masonite top in matte black, ideal for dancing.
  • Wenger Versalite stage decks with railings are available (12 4’ by 8’ and two 4’ by 4’), along with a variety of leg heights and steps.
  • 40’ by 20’ storage space is attached to main performance area for quick changes and storage during an event.
  • Gallery systems hanging track is installed along the walls.
  • Food and beverages can be served.
  • The facility has two dressing rooms available.
  • A Yamaha grand piano 1984, a Hoffmann Bechstein upright 2017, a Yamaha U3 upright 2018, a Yamaha U1 upright 1998 and a Kawai US-6X upright 1994
  • A 17’ projector screen with a High Definition 6000 lumen projector that accepts any video source.
  • Dante A/V control with inputs for almost any video and audio source (VGA, HDMI, Composite, Component video).
  • Blu-Ray player that also plays DVDs and CDs.
  • Full lighting grid 17’ off the deck with 96 lighting circuits and DMX access throughout the room.
  • Variety of ellipsoidal and flood fixtures available in both a set and customizable lighting plot.
  • GrandMA2 on PC Command Wing and Fader Wing, run by a HP ProDesk with 4,096 parameter output and ample cue storage and colour choice.
  • 10 19-Degree ETC Source 4, 12 26-Degree ETC Source 4, 10 36-Degree ETC Source 4, 20 Altman 1000 watt Fresnels, five Roscoe iCue intelligent mirror device, eight 36-Degree ETC Colorsource Spots, four 50-Degree ETC Colorsource Spots, six Elation Fuze Par Z175.
  • Variety of speakers setup in any configuration for audio reinforcement. DiGiCo S21 board to program the event.
  • BBE Soundweb London series processing feeding Crest amplifiers, four JBL SRX712M, two JBL STX812M speakers, and four Outline EIDOS 10 speakers.
  • Professional microphones including Shure SM58, SM57, Beta 58, Beta 57, Sennheiser MD421, MD441, e609, e906, e904. AKG D112, Audio Technical AT4033CL, Neumann and more.

Current clients in good standing are contacted and requested to submit their requirements to the Booking Clerk or Facility Administrative staff at the facility before each season’s deadline. New clients should also follow the deadlines outlined below.

Permits are confirmed when signed by an authorized representative. Confirmed permits require a full payment or approved monthly payment plan, for the period of the scheduled contract.

Fall/winter/spring (September 1-June 30)

Request deadline: March 30

Confirmation deadline: April 30

Summer (July 1-August 31)

Request deadline: November 15

Confirmation deadline: December 15

Casual permits

Short-term, single use or spot bookings are available following the permit confirmation deadline date for each season, on a first come, first served basis.