Community Centres

There are multiple Community Centres throughout the Township. These centres are available for family reunions, holiday parties, retirement parties, baseball tournaments, bridal and baby showers, family dinners, celebrations of life and funeral wakes, photo sessions and more. Please contact each centre at the information provided for more information.

All Centres are wheelchair accessible with accessible washrooms, and have an AED on site.

Irondale Community Centre

Location: 1004 Line Drive Road, Irondale

Contact: Barry Simmons at or 705-447-2380.

Capacity: 75 Guests

Amenities: Full Kitchen, Outdoor Recreational Space, Exterior 20’x30′ Tent

With an interior finished with pine, the building offers ample space for functions.
Outside are horseshoe pits and a baseball diamond.
The kitchen has three sinks, stove top and oven, large cooler, dishes, cutlery, pots and pans.

$10.00 per hour for facility with light kitchen use (minimum of 2 hours required)
$15.00 per hour for facility with full kitchen use (minimum of 2 hours required)

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Lochlin Community Centre

Location: 4713 Gelert Road (County Road 1)

Contact: Sue Little at or 705-306-0763

Capacity: 59 Guests

Amenities: Full Kitchen, Outdoor Recreational Space

Hosts up to 59 guests and features 2 full kitchen facilities include dishes, cutlery, pots and pans. Wheel chair accessible and fully accessible washroom facilities. Includes a ball diamond and horseshoe pits. An automated external defibrillator (AED) is on site.

$48.00 for 4 hours or a $100.00 for a Full Day

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S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena & Community Centre

Location: 55 Parkside Street

Contact: or 705-286-1936 ext. 200

Capacity: Please see information about the individual rooms below.

  • Room 1 (2513 sq ft): 306 Guests
  • Room 2 (1995 sq ft): 207 Guests
  • Room 3 (812 sq ft):  134 Guests
  • All Rooms (5360 sq ft): 647 Guests

Amenities: Kitchen, Audio Visual and PA System, Bar Facilities

Three rooms are defined by movable walls to hold your large or small private function. With ample parking room and a view of the arena, this Centre offers of audio and visual equipment at an additional cost.  A kitchen and bar facility are also available on site with further requirements and conditions.

The fee to rent this Centre depends on the use of amenities, time of day, and rooms reserved.
Please contact the Community Services Department at 705-286-1936 ext. 200 or email for the cost.

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Kitchen Conditions:
Pots and pans are not supplied or available with kitchen rental. A limited supply of cutlery, plates, cups, and glassware are available for use or rent. Rental clients must supply their own dish cloths and towels. Kitchen must be left as found upon rental completion. All dishes, glassware and cutlery must be returned washed and clean to their appropriate locations. Range and counter tops must be wiped clean. Please note that the person(s) in charge of the rental of the Community Centre kitchen facilities are responsible for ALL WINE GLASS, DISHES, CUTLERY, AND GLASSWARE WASHING. A fee will be applied to user groups that leave kitchen ware left unwashed. Please ensure that your caterer is aware of this stipulation in advance of all events.

Completed contract, completed Municipal Alcohol Policy, non refundable deposit of 50% of total rental booking to hold / secure rental, Security / Damage deposit of $100.00 for loss or breakage, payment for rental made in full; 14 days prior to event, proof of insurance (for events serving alcohol, a minimum of $5,000,000.00 coverage, naming the Corporation of the Township of Minden Hills as additional third party insured is required, posting of Special Occasions Permit and Smart Serve Certificates for all Bar Tendering staff.

For person(s) or groups wishing to conduct raffles,50/50 draws or other lottery type events, groups must apply obtain a Lottery Licence in advance of the event. Please contact the Clerks Department at email: for more information or call Tel #: 1(705) 286-1260.