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J.D. McArthur Arena - For major events there is plenty of people space.

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Conference & Banquet Rooms

The Bayshore banquet and meeting rooms can accommodate events of any size. See each page for specific information.

  • Bay Room - dinner, dancing or theatre style set up available for up to 320 people.
  • Sound Room -  dinner, dancing or theatre style for up to 240 people.
  • Rutherford Hall - Join the Sound and Bay Room together for an event hosting close to 700 people.
  • Shore Room - Our smaller room can host up to 175 people.


Located on the shore of Georgian Bay the gazebo is available for rent.  See our detailed Facility Information page.


Extras available throughout the complex include audiovisual and sound equipment, set-up and tear down, electrical hook-ups for trade shows and professional assistance with arrangements such as catering and bartending.

Accommodations / Food

There are 400 motel/hotel rooms in the Owen Sound area, and the Bayshore Community Centre is just a short distance from historic downtown Owen Sound and its many unique shops and restaurants.  See our accommodations page for listings.

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