Facilities & Facility Rental

The City of Fernie has a number of facilities that it either owns and operates (the Aquatic Centre, Fernie Memorial Arena), conducts business out of (City Hall), maintains and leases out space within (for example, the Court House), or maintains and leases out the entire premises (for example, the Fernie Heritage Library or Fernie Arts Station). 

Facility Rental Guide

For information about the City facilities available for rental (including capacity limits, tables and chairs and fees), please review the Facility Rental Guide.  

Request a Facility Booking

To book a City Facility please follow the instructions below:

1) Check the online facility schedule (if available).  
2) Submit a Booking Request Form and Signed Rental Agreement to recreation@fernie.ca  Each request will be processed in the order they are received.  Due to a high volume of submissions, please allow 2-4 business days to respond to your request.
3) Once you receive a rental permit, use the online portal to purchase insurance for your booking.  The City of Fernie requires users to have insurance, and a copy of your insurance certificate must be provided.  The certificate must indicate a minimum of $5 million in general liability.  

The City also manages and rents outdoor festival infrastructure including a portable stage, inflatable arch, banquet tables & chairs, and more.  Contact Parks, Facilities and Recreation at 250.423.4466  to arrange for rental of this equipment. Municipal Facilities and Parks User Regulation and Fees Bylaw contains details for rental costs.

If you are planning a Special Event, including weddings, please see our Special Events page. 

Facility Maintenance

Overall facility maintenance of these premises falls under the Parks, Facilities and Recreation Department. If you have questions about any of the facilities please feel free to contact Parks, Facilites and Recreation at 250.423.4466. 

If maintenance is required, please complete a service request form.