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Community Centres in Algonquin Highlands

There are three Community Centres located in Algonquin Highlands and they're available for group functions such as meetings, parties, workshops, dances and weddings.

We are now accepting reservations for Stanhope Fire Fighters Community Hall and the Oxtongue Lake Community Centre. The Dorset Recreation Centre remains CLOSED at this time. For more information or to make a reservation call 705-766-9968

All are welcome to make use of the facilities. Membership and/or rental fees may apply. For more information on rates, see below. To find out more or to book a hall, please contact the Dorset Recreation Centre.


Dorset Recreation Centre (DRC)
1051 Main Street, Dorset
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Oxtongue Lake Community Centre (OLCC)
3979 Highway 60, Dwight

Stanhope Firefighters’ Community Hall (SFFC)
1095 North Shore Road, Algonquin Highlands


All prices subject to HST and to change without notice.

  DRC Main
DRC Meeting
Main Hall
Capacity:  193 56-78 50 150-200
Hall Rental Rates: FEE FEE FEE FEE
  Hourly Rate (small/non profit groups) $28.14 $22.52 $22.52 $22.52
  Hourly Rate (commercial/ alcohol/ >50 groups $33.75 $28.14 $28.14 $28.14
  Daily Max Rate (small/private/non-profit) $112.54 $45.01 $45.01 $84.41
  Daily Max Rate (commercial/ alcohol/ >50) $253.22 $67.52 $67.52 $196.95
Kitchen (Kitchen rates on top of rental rates)
  With Hall Rental - Flat Rate (small, etc.) $28.13 Included Included $28.13
  With Hall Rental - Flat Rate (commercial, etc.) $28.13 Included Included $28.13
  Hourly Kitchen Only (small, etc.) $22.52     $22.52
  Hourly Kitchen Only (commercial, etc.) $28.13     $28.13
  Kitchen Only Daily Max (small, etc.) $45.01     $45.01
  Kitchen Only Daily Max (commercial, etc.) $67.53     $67.53
Volume Rates: (small/private/non-profit groups -- Flat Fee)
  25-50 Uses/Year $1125.40/yr   $1125.40/yr $1125.40/yr
  51-100 Uses/Year $1350.48/yr   $1350.48/yr $1350.48/yr
  101-150 Uses/Year $1688.11/yr   $1688.11/yr $1688.11/yr
Other Items:
Table Rental - per day $5.30 $5.30 $5.30 $5.30
Chair Rental - per day $2.65 $2.65 $2.65 $2.65
Additional Maintenance Staff rate per hour $28.14 $28.14 $28.14 $28.14
  SOCAN fees Incl. Incl. Incl. Incl.
Promotional Discount Rate        
Up to 25% off for promo code rates

Rates effective January 1, 2023

Facility Rental Terms and Conditions:

  • Signed Rental Agreement.
  • Proof of liability insurance where applicable.
  • Payment in full is required at time of booking.

Contact Information

Dorset Recreation Centre
Phone/Fax: 705-766-9968


Community Centre - Rental Agreement Application Form
Facility User Insurance Rates
Special Event Policy