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Russell Avenue Community Centre

Address / Location

108 Russell Ave.


Russell Avenue Community Centre is a two storey building with three meeting rooms of varying size. The facility is used extensively for preschool, child, youth and adult recreation programs, as well as assorted older adult programs. All meeting rooms are available to rent for meetings, social gatherings, birthday parties and general rentals.

Assembly Room

A 21-metre x 12-metre meeting space, excellent for social events, meetings, fitness classes and group gatherings. Tables, chairs, sound system and kitchen access are available for use with this rental space.

Meeting Room

A 6.6-metre x 16-metre meeting space, great for smaller events or group gatherings. Capacity of 50 to 75 people. The room includes tables and chairs.

Craft Room

A three-metre by six-metre foot meeting space suitable for small meetings or classes. Capacity of 15 to 20 people. The room includes tables and chairs and kitchen access.

Hours of Operation

Facility operating hours are dependant on program and rental schedules.

Russell Avenue Community Centre is closed on holidays


This Russell Avenue Community Centre plays host to recreation programs, social gathering, seniors' programs, birthday parties, meeting rooms and general rentals.  


This centre is accessible and located on a transit route. It has air-conditioning, a kitchen, lighted parking lot, an automatic external defibrillator and licensed eligibility.

Looking for something different? Let the City help you organize a themed party inside the Port Weller Community Centre. Learn more about our themed birthday party packages.


Our community centres are used for registered programs only, and require participants to pre-register. A list of programs available at each centre is available inside the Leisure Guide and ePlay, our online program registration system


 2015 Community and Older Adults Centres Rates & Fees 

Large Gym/Hall Rental (Capacity of over 150) 

  • Port Weller Gymnasium
  • Russell Ave Assembly Room
  • Dunlop Drive Large Auditorium
  • West St. Catharines Main Hall
  • Jack Gatecliff Upstairs Lounge
  • Lockview Lounge museum
  • Laurence & Irene Locke Room - St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre     

Per hour to a maximum charge of 8 hours per day
$39.15 (including tax)

Large Meeting Rooms (Capacity of 56-150)

  • Russell Avenue Meeting Room
  • Dunlop Drive Small Hall
  • Port Dalhousie Main Hall
  • Meridian Room - Seymour-Hannah Sports and Entertainment Centre
  • Jack Gatecliff Community Room
  • Burgoyne Room - St. Catharines Museum
  • Irene Locke Room - St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre             

Per hour to a maximum charge of 8 hours per day
$27.90 (including tax)

Small Meeting Rooms (Capacity of 55 or less)

  • Dunlop Drive Craft Room
  • Port Weller Meeting Room
  • Russell Avenue Community Centre Craft Room
  • Meridian Room A or B - Seymour-Hannah Sports and Entertainment Centre
  • Laurence Locke Room -Kiwanis Aquatics Centre     

Per hour to a maximum charge of 8 hours per day
$18.10 (including tax)

Pre-school Play Room, Non-Profit and Community per hour
(includes one staff) $39.50


Policies & Procedures

View the City of St. Catharines Policies and Procedures for Community Centres

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