Ches Penney Family YMCA Facility Rentals 

The Ches Penney Family YMCA has facilities that can accommodate meetings, conferences, and other social events for different group sizes.  Birthday parties are set at designated times in each facility.

  • Businesses/organizations with a HST number and legal company name will need to do the following to rent YMCA spaces:
    • Sign rental agreement
    • Provide insurance certificate (list the YMCA as an additional insured)
    • Complete online participant waivers
  • If you are an individual or group (not a registered business/organization), and want to rent YMCA spaces,  you will be required to complete the online waiver form for each participant. No rental agreement or insurance certificate required.
  • Questions? Please contact:
    • Avalon Peninsula- machel.rayner@nl.ymca.ca

Lobby (Level 1)

Capacity: 143 people max.

Square Footage: 2386sf

Fee per Hour (+ HST): $165.00 non-member / $150.00 member (Full day rates can be negotiated)

Amenities:

Multi-Purpose Rooms

Combined maximum of 58 people

United Way Room (UWR) (Level 1)

Capacity: 30 people max.

Square Footage: 457sf

Fee per Hour (+ HST): $70.00 non-member / $65.00 member (Full day rates can be negotiated)

Amenities:

  • General use washrooms are fully accessible
  • Sink
  • Tables and chairs
  • Media Tools
  • Free wi-fi
  • Modular wall (separates TD and UWR)
  • Mini fridge
  • Microwave
  • Accessible by elevator or stairs
  • A la carte café services extra  The Market Family Cafe facebook.com/themarketfamilycafe
  • Accessible parking lot
  • Accessible by public transit Metrobus routes 1, 13, 14

TD Room (Level 1)

Capacity: 13 for child minding, 31 for general use

Square Footage: 468sf

Fee per Hour (+ HST): $70.00 non-member / $65.00 member (Full day rates can be negotiated)

Amenities:

  • General use washrooms are fully accessible
  • Media tools
  • Children’s toys
  • Mats
  • Tables and chairs as needed
  • Free wi-fi
  • Modular wall (separates TD and UWR)
  • Accessible by elevator or stairs
  • A la carte café services extra  The Market Family Cafe facebook.com/themarketfamilycafe
  • Accessible parking lot
  • Accessible by public transit Metrobus routes 1, 13, 14

Studio (BTS) (Level 2)

Capacity: 196 people sitting/standing, 29 people if exercising with equipment

Square Footage: 1448sf

Fee per Hour (+ HST): $75 / (Full day rates can be negotiated)

Amenities:

  • General use washrooms are fully accessible
  • Mirrors
  • Ballet bar
  • Stereo
  • Wireless mic
  • Exercise equipment or tables and chairs (30)
  • Free wi-fi
  • Accessible by elevator or stairs
  • A la carte café services extra  The Market Family Cafe facebook.com/themarketfamilycafe
  • Accessible parking lot
  • Accessible by public transit Metrobus routes 1, 13, 14

Gymnasium (Level 2)

Capacity: 435 people max.

Square Footage: 6562sf

Fee per Hour (+ HST):  Custom – full or half gym (Full day rates can be negotiated)

Amenities:

  • General use washrooms are fully accessible
  • Curtain divider
  • Stereo and wireless mic
  • Exercise equipment and sports equipment, e.g., nets and balls, or tables and chairs
  • Accessible water fountain with bottle filler
  • Accessible by elevator or stairs
  • A la carte café services extra  The Market Family Cafe facebook.com/themarketfamilycafe
  • Accessible parking lot
  • Accessible by public transit Metrobus routes 1, 13, 14

Hardwood Courts (2) (Level 2)

Capacity: 53 people max.

Square Footage: 804sf

Fee per Hour (+ HST): $20 (Full day rates can be negotiated)

Amenities:

  • General use washrooms are fully accessible
  • Sliding wall for court sports
  • Audio capabilities
  • Free court sport equipment
  • Viewing area
  • Accessible water fountain with bottle filler
  • Accessible by elevator or stairs
  • A la carte café services extra  The Market Family Cafe facebook.com/themarketfamilycafe
  • Accessible parking lot
  • Accessible by public transit Metrobus routes 1, 13, 14

Main Pool (Level 1)

Capacity: 169 people max in full Aquatics Center | 100 people in Main Pool | 16 people in Whirlpool

Square Footage: 5608sf

Fee per Hour (+ HST):  Custom (Full day rates can be negotiated)

Amenities:

  • Main Pool:
    • 4 Lanes: 20 x 8 meters
    • 82 degrees
    • Depth: 0.9-2.5m
    • Pool equipment
    • Beach front entry
    • Whirlpool
    • Lifeguard fees included
  • Whirlpool:
    • 104 degrees
    • Must be 8 years or older to use
  • 3 change rooms: Male G, Female G, Inclusive
  • General use washrooms are fully accessible
  • Wireless mic
  • Stereo
  • Accessible by elevator or stairs
  • A la carte café services extra  The Market Family Cafe facebook.com/themarketfamilycafe
  • Accessible parking lot
  • Accessible by public transit Metrobus routes 1, 13, 14
Ches Penney Family YMCA - Pool

Play Pool (Level 1)

Capacity: 40 people max.

Fee per Hour (+ HST):  Custom (Full day rates can be negotiated)

Amenities:

  • Depth: 0.625m-0.9m
  • Temperature: approx.92 degrees
  • Sloped (beach front) entry
  • Spray features
  • Pool Equipment
  • Lifeguard fees included
  • 3 change rooms: Male G, Female G, Inclusive
  • General use washrooms are fully accessible
  • Wireless mic
  • Stereo
  • Accessible by elevator or stairs
  • A la carte café services extra  The Market Family Cafe facebook.com/themarketfamilycafe
  • Accessible parking lot
  • Accessible by public transit Metrobus routes 1, 13, 14
Ches Penney Family YMCA - Pool

Gymnasium and Multi-Purpose Room Bundle

Capacity: 435 people Gymnasium / 30 people Multi-Purpose Room

Square Footage: 6562sf

Fee per Hour (+ HST):  $300.00 non-member / $250.00 member (Full day rates can be negotiated)

Amenities:

  • General use washrooms are fully accessible
  • Curtain divider
  • Stereo and wireless mic
  • Exercise equipment or tables and chairs
  • Accessible water fountain with bottle filler
  • Accessible by elevator or stairs
  • A la carte café services extra  The Market Family Cafe facebook.com/themarketfamilycafe
  • Accessible parking lot
  • Accessible by public transit Metrobus routes 1, 13, 14

Play Pool and 1/2 Main Pool & Multi-Purpose Room Bundle

Capacity: 55 people pool / 30 multi-purpose room

Fee per Hour (+ HST): $300.00 non-member / $250.00 member (Full day rates can be negotiated)

Amenities:

  • Depth: 0.625m-0.9m
  • Temperature: approx.92 degrees
  • Sloped (beach front) entry
  • Spray features
  • Pool Equipment
  • Lifeguard fees included
  • 3 change rooms: Male G, Female G, Inclusive
  • General use washrooms are fully accessible
  • Wireless mic
  • Stereo
  • Accessible by elevator or stairs
  • A la carte café services extra  The Market Family Cafe facebook.com/themarketfamilycafe
  • Accessible parking lot
  • Accessible by public transit Metrobus routes 1, 13, 14
Ches Penney Family YMCA - Pool

Birthday Parties

Register for either a Gymnasium or Pool Birthday Rental. Rentals can include either 1-hour access to the full gymnasium or 1-hour access to the play pool and 1/2 of main pool, followed by 1- hour in a multi-purpose room. Book your Birthday Rental today!

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Additional Information

Groups need to book at least 2 days in advance. Payment is due upon rental registration. Payment methods are VISA, MC, AMEX, cheque or cash. A digital Rental agreement will be signed by both parties.

If a renter cannot attend due to extenuating circumstances such as illness etc. the YMCA will provide a credit to the payer for future use (no expiry). A credit can be used/transferred for any fee for service product the YMCA offers. (E.g., A credit from a rental can be used towards day camp or private swim lessons.) Refunds will be considered upon request. If the YMCA needs to close due to extreme weather or maintenance the payer will receive a credit (or refund upon request). Please allow 2-3 weeks for a refund cheque to be mailed to you. We do not refund to the original method of payment. 

All groups are to provide a minimum of 2 weeks written notice (email) to cancel a booking. A cancellation fee of $25 per booking will be applied at the time of cancellation.

Events requiring a permit will be considered on an individual basis.  

Note: Some spaces may be shared with YMCA members. Set up, take down and cleaning services included. Not-for-profit 10% discount. Minimum of a 2-hour rental. *Please ask for child or adult tables and chairs inventory. Additional tables and chairs would be the cost of the renter.

Book now by email or phone!