Facility Rentals

IMPORTANT NOTICE: In an attempt to protect our school community from COVID-19, we are unable to offer facility rentals at this time. Ridley College will evaluate our ability to resume these operations and on campus events in 2021. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


Ridley welcomes authorized visitors to its campus, and regularly hosts events such as professional development conferences, sports tournaments, music camps, weddings, dance recitals, SAT and SSAT examinations, theatrical performances, and guest lectures.

Rental Spaces Around Campus

Our 90-acre campus boasts excellent facilities that are available on a rental basis;

  • Mandeville Theatre (capacity 350) and Ross Morrow Theatre (capacity 100)
  • 10 residences (capacity 350)
  • Tiger Arena (NHL ice surface, seating for 450, capacity 700)
  • Tiger Field House (20,000 square feet of synthetic surface)
  • Griffith and Iggulden Gymnasia
  • Staples Pool (25 x 70 yards, indoor, capacity 50)
  • Dance studio and fitness/strength training centre
  • Concept 2 rowing ergometer room
  • Natural turf playing fields (5)
  • Outdoor tennis courts (5) and indoor squash courts (3)
  • Great Hall (capacity 480) and Williams Hall (capacity 200) for dining and receptions
  • Memorial Chapel for weddings and concerts (capacity 450)
  • Upper School Matthews Library
  • McLaughlin Resource Centre
  • Modern classrooms and labs
  • Parking for 200 vehicles
  • Burgoyne Outdoor Education Centre (60 acres, located 20 minutes from campus, near Fonthill)
Note that liability insurance costs are additional; contact us for an estimate.

Summer Group Rentals

Ridley College is located in the heart of historic and picturesque Niagara Peninsula. The 90 acre campus features superior facilities, including modern female and male residences, classrooms and labs, expansive playing fields, swimming pool, two gymnasia, tennis courts and squash courts, dance and music studios, a 350 seat theatre, a Gothic chapel and impressive Lower and Upper School buildings. Our dining hall serves various Canadian cuisine.

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  • Rooms

    • Guest rooms are singles or doubles depending on the house and are equipped with single beds, desks, shelves, chairs, wardrobes and bed linens
    • Lockable wardrobes (please bring your own padlock.
    • Modern shared washroom facilities on each floor
    • Bath linen is not provided
    • Each house is equipped with a television lounge
    • Groups of more than 50 persons and/or staying five nights or more receive a 3% discount on accommodation cost
  • Meals

    Breakfast is served from 7:15am until 8:15am unless alternate arrangements are made ahead of time.

    Lunch is served from 11:30am until 12:30pm unless alternate arrangements are made ahead of time.

    Dinner is served from 5:00pm. until 6:00 pm unless alternate arrangements are made ahead of time.

    All meals are served in the Great Hall unless alternate arrangements have been made. A meal schedule sheet will be required one week prior to your stay. The numbers indicated on the meal schedule sheet will be the guaranteed minimum number charged.

Contact Information

For arena rentals, contact Stacy Graham.
Note: There will be no rentals on campus on Christmas Day and New Year's Day

Stacy Graham,
Facilities Coordinator
905-684-1889, ext. 2279
P.O. Box 3013, 2 Ridley Road St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 7C3 Canada 905 684 1889
With more than 700 students from 60 countries, the largest boarding programme in Ontario and the third largest in Canada, Ridley College is a truly international, co-educational, day and boarding school of the world that prepares students for the world. It has provided enriching learning and life-shaping experiences focused on the arts, academics, and athletics since 1889. Ridley’s Lower School offers JK-Grade 8, its Upper School consists of Grade 9-PG, and Ridley graduates attend some of the top universities and colleges around the world. Ridley is the only   co-ed independent boarding school in Canada and one of only three in North America authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programme.