Bookings & Contact - Bowden Community Hall
Bowden Community Hall
Welcome to the new Bowden Community Hall!
Our 11,000 square foot facility is available for bookings early 2018.
The Bowden Community Hall is a beautiful, new venue suitable for all types of events - weddings, anniversaries, reunions, funerals, youth/seniors clubs, theatrical/musical productions, trade shows, and farmers markets just to name a few!
We also offer private meeting room rental and commercial kitchen/catering space rental.
Conveniently located directly off Queen Elizabeth II Highway at Bowden, AB, the hall is centrally located to accommodate not only Red Deer County and Mountain View County, but also outlying rural and urban areas.
The Hall boasts a spacious, tastefully styled reception and dance area with seating for 350 banquet style (with a private bride/family room). The state of the art kitchen facility with 2 six-burner gas stoves, glass door coolers and large prep area is a caterers dream and comes stocked with all flatware, glassware and cooking necessities. The Bar is equipped with coolers, an ice-maker and equipment to make serving your event a breeze.
Our large parking area allows for 9 power RV sites, with additional sites located nearby within the Town of Bowden. Hotels are located 10 minutes away in Innisfail and Olds, or 20 minutes to Red Deer – we can arrange the accommodation and shuttles for you!
Call or email now to enquire about booking your event!
Kim Urichuk 403-507-5090
Damage deposit $1000 at time of booking
* non-refundable if cancelled within 45 day period
Policy & Procedure
Our availability calendar is on-line and updated daily. All event bookings are handled through the hall manager. Any requests for information can be emailed to [email protected] or by calling the manager directly at 403-507-5090. You will be required to provide contact name, address, phone number, nature of event, as well as necessary deposits at time of booking to hold your space.
A $1000 damage deposit is due at time of booking. This is not considered part of your rental fee. This deposit is held by the society treasurer in the even damages are occurred. Upon final inspection of facility, damage deposit will be returned if all policies have been followed, no damages have been incurred, and cleaning requirements are completed. If damages are evident or policy has not been followed, the corresponding portion of damage deposit will be withheld. Return of damage deposit will be done by cheque or EFT within 5 business days following event. If the rental extends beyond the time specified in the contract, additional fees will apply.
Cancellations must be made a minimum of 45 days prior to event date. If cancellation occurs within the 45 day period, Bowden Community Hall reserves the right to retain the $1000.00 damage deposit paid at time of booking. If the event is cancelled more than 45 days prior, the $1000.00 damage deposit will be returned in full by cheque within 5 business days of cancellation.
The facility rental cost and additional fees for the event are to be paid in full 2 weeks prior to event. The hall manager will provide a detailed invoice including deposits paid. The balance may be paid by cheque or cash. ** Note: damage deposit paid at time of booking is not considered part of the rental fee and therefore is not deducted from facility rental cost **
Your rental includes use of kitchen, utensils, appliances and coolers (unless otherwise specified). Any inventory missing upon completion of your event will be withheld from damage deposit. If your rental does not require use of kitchen, it will be locked during your event.
A PA system with speakers and a cordless microphone is available upon request. Ensure the need for these is specified in your booking contract.
Access to Hall
A key to the facility will be given to Renter upon walk-through inspection at start time of event rental. The key must be returned to the manager upon walk-through inspection upon completion of event. Failure to return the keys will result in a charge.
Our community hall is located in a residential area. We request you make all efforts to keep noise from the event from disturbing nearby residents. Please keep hall doors closed while function is in progress and keep outside/parking lot noise to a minimum.
There are 9 power sites available at the hall. Notification to reserve these sites must be specified no less than 2 weeks prior to the event. Additional RV parking is available at the Town of Bowden Rest Stop and nearby campgrounds. ** ABSOLUTELY NO CAMPFIRES **
* no tacks/nails/tape on walls
* no duct tape on floors
* no confetti/glitter/open
Non-compliance with decorating guidelines will result in extra cleaning and repair charges.
*** NO SMOKE/FOG MACHINES **
Tables & Chairs
The hall supplies tables and chairs at no cost to renter. It is the responsibility of the renter to set up and take down tables and chairs for their event. Please be respectful and cautious when moving tables and chairs so as not to damage the floor (do not drag) and wall surfaces. ** set up can be provided at an additional cost to renter, please specify at time of booking if this is required **
Tables and Chairs are NOT to be removed from inside the facility.
Use of the bar area is included in your rental. The renter is responsible for obtaining all licensing and insurance necessary for their event. Copies of insurance and licenses must be provided to hall manager when balance of event is paid 2 weeks prior.
Alcohol service is permitted at the Bowden Community Hall provided that all AGLC regulations are adhered to. Permits and regulations can be obtained from participating liquor stores or the Alberta Gaming & Liquor Commission. Bowden Community Hall encourages safe and responsible consumption of alcohol. Party Alcohol Liability (PAL) insurance is required for any event serving alcohol. A certificate of insurance for an additional $2 million, naming the Hall as an additional insured, must be provided to hall manager at least 15 days prior to event. This insurance can be obtained through the renters home insurance provider.
The renter is responsible for leaving the facility clean after the event. Please follow the cleaning check-list provided at time of booking. Any discrepancy from the check-list will result in additional cleaning charges that will be deducted from damage deposit.
** optional post event clean-up is available at a cost of $350.00 and will be invoice prior to event. Any additional cleaning required post-function will billed at $70.00 p/hr and deducted from damage deposit dependant on number of hours required to clean after event. If you would like this service, please indicate at time of booking **
RENTAL AGREEMENT & RESPONSIBILITY
The individual signing the Bowden Community Hall contract is responsible for the set-up and organization of event (unless otherwise specified in contract), as well as to ensure that all policy and procedure is followed from the event start time until event completion, as stated in contract. This signed and dated information information package and contract must be provided at time of booking to confirm your event.