Shady Nook Recreation Centre offers just about 7 acres of park area packed with recreation opportunities. It is conveniently accessed just off HWY 41 with ample parking. It is home to youth soccer and hockey clubs as well as Township's largest main floor gathering facility for organized events and private functions. The Shady Nook Recreation Committee welcomes volunteers who would like to help with events and future development.

Rental opportunities:

Hall features:

  • 225 person capacity
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wifi
  • Tables and chairs (view photo for reference)
  • Kitchen facilities:
    • Kitchen Use

      • Cooking (oven use) - $50.00 per day
      • Food preparation (ie. use of kitchen area for sandwich preparation, etc.) - $25.00 per day
      • No charge for either storage of food (refrigeration) of foods prepared at home, or use of coffee percolator's. 
      • Arrangements for hall rentals can be made with the Hall Convenor by calling the Community Centre at 613-732-0954.
      • The hall is licensed by the LLBO and has a capacity of 225 persons.
      • For events with a bar, alcohol will not be served after 1:00 am.
      • Tablecloths are not required but are the responsibility of the Lessee should they wish to have the tables covered.
      • Raffling of alcoholic beverages and gambling is not permitted.

Note: All prices exclude HST. Prices are subject to change. Please contact the Shady Nook Recreation Centre to confirm.

Sport facilities for rent:

  • Soccer Fields
  • Ice Surface Rental:
    • Ice Rental

      • Shady Nook offers a maintained outdoor regulation size rink (85' x 200') with natural ice surface. The rink is illuminated for night use.
      • Ice rentals are $50.00 per hour daytime and $150 per hour evening and include use of the dressing rooms, hockey nets and a resurfacing of the ice (when provincial COVID restrictions permit). Discounts are available for tournaments.
      •  Free use of the rink is permitted unless otherwise booked or closed for maintenance.
      • The outdoor rink has a concrete surface and is available for use in the summer for rollerblading, ball hockey, etc.

Note: All prices exclude HST. Prices are subject to change. Please contact the Shady Nook Recreation Centre to confirm.

To inquire further or to book either a hall or facility rental, please contact:

Debbie Lariviere

2022 facility rental rates
FacilityRental rateDetails
Hall rental with bar $200.00 + HST = $226.00

Sunday through to Thursday

8:00 am - 4:00 pm or

4:00 pm - 1:00 am

Bar closes at 1:00 am

Hall rental with bar - daytime

Up to a maximum of 4 hours:

$150.00 + HST = $169.50

More than 4 hours: 

$200.00 + HST = $226.00

Fridays and Saturdays

Between 8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Hall rental with bar - evening $325.00 + HST = $367.25

Fridays and Saturdays evenings

4:00 pm - 1:00 am

Bar closes at 1:00 am

Hall rental for special groups $125.00 + HST = $141.50

Example groups include:

Church service, not-for-profit

events, fundraisers

Hall rental for Elementary Grad Dances $100.00 + HST = $113.00  
Hall rental for Golden Friendship Club $100.00 + HST = $113.00  
Hall rental for family reunions $350.00 + HST = $395.50  
Hall rental for church picnics $150.00 + HST = $169.50  
Additional fees - decorating $15.00 + HST = $16.95 Over 3 hours allotted max
Ice rink - daytime (per hour) $50.00 + HST = $56.50

Outdoors only.

Main hall not included

Ice rink - evening (per hour) $150.00 + HST = $169.50

Outdoors only including lights.

Main hall not included.

*Depending on the length of the function and the time of day, prices may vary. Prices are subject to change without notice. Price will remain the same for signed contracts.


  • $50.00 for daytime rentals
  • $100.00 for evening rentals

Rentals must be paid in full one week prior to the event date.

Getting here:

80 Richardson Crescent
Laurentian Valley, ON K8A 6W5

Council Representative: Brian Hugli,

Shady Nook Recreation Committee Chair: Jason Demont

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