Wedding & Event Rental Rates

Wedding & Event Rental Rates for 2018-2019

Transparent Rental Rates

Whatever your event, the UBC Boathouse is the perfect place! Rental rates and current policies are effective as of December 1, 2017. All rentals with signed contracts and paid deposits are guaranteed pricing and policies within said contract. The UBC Boathouse reserves the right to change rental rates or season packages at any time.

8 Hour Event Rental Rates

The UBC Boathouse reserves the right to restrict start and end times of events in order to accommodate full event bookings.

Additional hours exceeding an 8 hour time block will be billed at $150 per hour.

Peak Season:
May–September
Shoulder Season:
April, October
Low Season:
November–March
Monday–Wednesday $2,500 $2,000 $1,250
Thursday $3,000 $2,500 $1,750
Friday $5,000 $4,000 $3,000
Saturday $6,000 $5,000 $4,000
Sunday $4,000 $3,000 $2,500

5 Hour Event Rental Rates

The UBC Boathouse reserves the right to restrict start and end times of events in order to accommodate full event bookings.

Additional hours exceeding a 5 hour time block will be billed at $200 per hour.

Peak Season:
May–September
Shoulder Season:
April, October
Low Season:
November–March
Monday–Wednesday $2,000 $1,500 $1,100
Thursday $2,500 $2,000 $1,500
Friday $4,500 $3,500 $2,500
Saturday $5,500 $4,500 $3,500
Sunday $3,500 $2,500 $1,900

Statutory Holiday, Long Weekend & Special Date Rates

  • Statutory holidays are booked at the Sunday rate of said season, unless the holiday falls on a Friday or Saturday in which case they are booked at the Saturday rate
  • Sundays that fall on a long weekend are booked at the Friday rate
  • Mondays that fall on a long weekend are booked at the Sunday rate
  • Weekdays that fall directly prior to a statutory holiday are booked at the Friday rate
  • Special dates including, but not limited to, December 26, December 31, January 1 and others are booked at the peak Saturday rate

Dock Reservations

As a fully floating venue, the lower docks provide a unique on water space for an outdoor ceremony and / or cocktail hour. The docks are complimentary within your event hall rental; however, the docks are a public space that are shared with registered rowing and paddling programs. Ceremony and cocktail receptions will be approved around practice and program schedules, 4 months prior to your event date. Please seek written approval for your desired ceremony and / or cocktail hour time 4 months prior to your event (and before you print and send your guest invitations). You may request the historical schedule to obtain an idea for your desired date.

Wedding Rehearsals

Lead by your officiant, gather with your wedding party and family to rehearse the finer details of your ceremony. Rehearsals booked during regular operating hours are complimentary and are booked for a maximum of one hour. Rehearsals booked outside of regular operating hours are billed at $150/hr. Rehearsals may be tentatively booked 60 days prior to the wedding date; however, they are not confirmed until two weeks prior. Please note that regular operating hours are subject to change.

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