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Book the St. Francis Centre

Book the St. Francis Centre

How To Book St. Francis

The venue is available to rent 7 days a week between the hours of 8 a.m. to 12 a.m.

To inquire about rental availability, contact the Facility Booking Office at 905-619-2529, ext. 7200 or email facilitybookings@ajax.ca.

You can also book your rental in person at:

Town of Ajax, Facility Booking Office
(Second Floor of the Ajax Community Centre)
75 Centennial Road

Facility Booking Office Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Standard Rentals include the following free of charge:

  • Exclusive use of the building with the exception of the Box Office and the Audio Visual Booth
  • Ontario Power Generation Atrium – glass atrium lobby perfect for hosting pre-event receptions, intermissions, displays, silent auctions, etc.
  • Stage – dimensions 42 ft. across x 30 ft. deep (piano must remain on stage for all rentals; available for rent for an additional fee)
  • Optional use of 150 occupancy retractable theatre seating
  • Investors Group Refreshment Bar with sink and under mount refrigerators
  • Caterer’s Kitchen (basement) – fridge, hot hold appliance, microwave and preparation space (cooking not permitted on site)
  • Two dressing rooms with 5 chairs each (basement)
  • Two separate dressing room washrooms (basement)
  • Four coat lockers for personal storage (must provide own locks) (basement)
  • Podium
  • Tables and chairs for wedding receptions/social events – accommodates up to 80 for banquet style (round tables)
  • 10 – 60” Round tables
  • 5 – 8 ft. Rectangle tables
  • 2 – 6 ft. Rectangle tables
  • 2 – 2 ft. Card tables
  • 80 Folding chairs
  • 1 Coat rack
  • Video Screen
  • Basic Stage Lighting (not operated from the AV booth)
  • White Cyc Stage curtain
  • Black Stage curtain
  • Hearing Assist
  • Wheelchair Accessible (lift to stage available). Basement level and Audio Visual Booth are not wheelchair accessible.
  • Accessible Washrooms on main floor
  • Parking

Excluded from Standard Rental (additional fees apply):

  • Heintzman Standard Grand Performance Piano
  • Audio Visual Booth with professional sound and theatre lighting capability operated by a Town of Ajax AV Technician
  • Box Office
  • Bartender (if applicable; required for all events with alcohol served) and Special Occasion Permit (SOP)