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4500-50 St
Olds, Alberta T4H 1R6

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Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Event | Corporate Social Events | Expo/Competitions | Family Reunion | Leisure travel | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat | Wedding Ceremony/Reception | Youth Retreat/Camp
Maximum
Meeting:1000
Meeting
Rooms:+30
Maximum
Overnight:1080
  • Welcome to Olds College
  • Olds College Land Sciences BuildingOlds College Land Sciences Building
  • Brawn (South) Rodeo ArenaBrawn (South) Rodeo Arena
  • Olds College WetlandsOlds College Wetlands
  • Botanic GardensBotanic Gardens
  • Alumni CentreAlumni Centre
  • LSC AtriumLSC Atrium
  • Centennial Village GuestroomCentennial Village Guestroom
  • Centennial Village Guestroom's WashroomCentennial Village Guestroom's Washroom
  • Centennial Village BoardroomCentennial Village Boardroom
  • Townhouses' GuestroomTownhouses' Guestroom
  • Townhouses' Living RoomTownhouses' Living Room
  • Townhouse's KitchenTownhouse's Kitchen
  • Olds College Brewery ToursOlds College Brewery Tours
  • CateringCatering
  • Alumni CentreAlumni Centre
  • Alumni Centre ExteriorAlumni Centre Exterior
  • Botanic Gardens WeddingBotanic Gardens Wedding
  • Bell 953 Excite RoomBell 953 Excite Room
  • Bell 954/955Bell 954/955
  • Bell 981 Computer LabBell 981 Computer Lab
  • Bell's RotundaBell's Rotunda
  • RKCRKC
  • RKC GymsRKC Gyms
  • TentsTents
  • DMP 101DMP 101
  • DMP 203DMP 203
  • LSC AtriumLSC Atrium
  • WetlandsWetlands
  • Olds College Ice ScupltureOlds College Ice Scuplture

About

About Olds College

Olds College is the ideal location for your next Conference, Convention, Meeting or Social Event in Alberta, Canada.


Whether your group is large or small, we invite you to come and enjoy a unique rural experience in the agricultural heartland of Alberta. Conveniently located only 45 minutes north of the Calgary International Airport, and 90 minutes south of the Edmonton International Airport, Olds is easily accessible, just 5 km off of Highway 2. Once your group is on our Alberta campus, there is no need to drive as all of our meeting spaces, accommodations, and activities are within short walking distance. Campus shuttles* are also available to transport guests around campus if there are weather or mobility concerns.

By coming to Olds you will receive exceptional value, as the College is equipped with state of the art technology, facilities, wireless connectivity and any other amenities that you may require. We want to help make your Alberta event a truly memorable experience!
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION

Red Deer - Olds: 64 km Calgary - Olds: 95 km Edmonton - Olds: 212 km

:
Red Deer Airport - 35 minutes


Taxi


Onsite: Yes

CATERING
Olds College in Alberta, Canada offers on campus Catering & Food Service by Impressions Catering at Olds College. Many options are available for all types of events.


In-House CateringYES
Venue Hosted Alcohol PermittedYES

Self-Service Alcohol PermittedNO


AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
Washer/Dryer
Hiking
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
Fitness Center
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Projector Screen
Wi-Fi
Team Building
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

1000 Attendees


+30 Spaces

:
Theatre Style 500 | Classroom Style 400 | Standing Reception 500 | Seated Reception 350

TECHNOLOGY
Yes
FreeYES

Yes


Projector Screen

RENTAL POLICIES
Alcohol ConsumptionYES
Cannabis Industry-FriendlyYES

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

1080 Overnight Guests


Residence Hall, Suite Style

Yes
Free YES


Ensuite

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Accommodations

Accommodations

1080
Total Number of
Overnight Guests


Accommodation Types
| Residence Halls | 450 rooms | 450 beds | floorplan
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FEATURES
• Year-round accommodations for conference, sports, school groups and more!
• Unique, affordable and convenient group lodging.
• Located within walking distance to downtown Olds, Olds SportsPlex, Olds Aquatic Centre and Community Learning Centre.
• Two different on-campus lodging styles available.

ADDITIONAL AMENITIES AT CHOC
• Fitness Centre
• Laundry facilities on every floor
• Social courtyard
• Meeting rooms (additional charge)
• Board Rooms (additional charge)
• TV lounge area with fireplace
• Free Parking
• 24/7 Campus Security

CENTENNIAL VILLAGE
FEATURES
• Our newly finished Centennial Village boasts modern, private guestrooms with en-suite
• Double bed with single or double occupancy (cots available*)
• Wi-Fi
• 450 available rooms

PRICING
Single Occupancy:
• $70/night with linens
Double Occupancy:
• $80/night for both occupants in the same room with linens
(with or without cot*)
Triple Occupancy:
• $90/night for all occupants in the same room with linens (with cot*)
*if cots are available.
| Suite/Apartment Style | 45 rooms | 180 beds | floorplan
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COLLEGE COURT TOWNHOUSES
FEATURES
• Apartment-style townhouses, perfect for groups
• Each unit includes a furnished living room, four single bedrooms and two private bathrooms
• Full kitchen (cookware, dishes, and utensils not included)
• Wi-Fi
• Access to Centennial Village laundry facilities
• Accommodates up to four people per unit (184 beds total)

PRICING
• $65/night with linens for one person (shared accommodation)
• $260/night with linens for up to four people
| Hotel | 82 rooms | image

FEATURES
• Located at the corner of Highways 27 and 2A on the grounds of the beautiful Olds College campus
• Full Service accommodations has the spirit of a friendly rural lodge with the modern amenities of a big city hotel
• 82 comfortable and functional rooms and suites
• First-class amenities including: Hypnos Sleep System beds with premium Eden Indulgence linens, flat screen TVs,
ergonomic workstations, free Wifi Internet and Keurig Coffee station with a selection of Starbucks coffee
• Also availble are spacious, full kitchen suites
• Deluxe complimentary hot breakfast
• State-of-the-art fitness facility, pool, hot tub, waterslide, and fully equipped business centre

THE PLACE TO MEET
• Available for meetings, conferences and get together events for up to 350 guests
• Detail-oriented, professional meeting planning and catering teams
• 5,800 square feet of flexible conference space
• Features the latest in conference technology - including complimentary state of the art Wi-Fi Internet, which allows for the fastest connection in town.
A/C This accommodation has A/C
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FEATURES
• Camping is available in Lot DD
• Gravel lot
• Permit provides you with power, but no water or sewage hook ups

PRICING
• $25.00/night plus GST

To purchase a camping permit, please contact Conference Services at 403.556.8330 with your check-in and check-out dates, vehicle license plate number, trailer license plate number, phone number, email address, and credit card number.

Please note that there are no campfires, open alcohol, unattended animals, or ATV’s permitted on Olds College property.

Amenities + Unique Experiences

AMENITIES

Amenities
Washer/Dryer
Washer/Dryer
Hiking
Hiking
ADA Accessible
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
A/V Tech Staff
Fitness Center
Fitness Center
Overnight Accommodations
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Parking On-Site
Projector Screen
Projector Screen
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
Team Building
Team Building


Event Spaces

Meeting and Event Spaces

Max Capacities
1000
Overall
400
Classroom
Style
500
Standing
Reception
350
Seated
Catered Event


Meeting + Event Spaces
| 4000 SQ FT | image
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FEATURES
• 4000 sq ft banquet facility
• Accomodates up to 500 guests & a variety of seating styles
• Ceiling mounted projectors and screens (4 total) are available to rent
which ensures easy viewing by all guests in attendance
• Technologically equipped with appropriate Audio/Visual components,
surround sound and WiFi

INCLUDES
• Sound System with wireless microphone
• Stage, built-in bar, tables & chairs

RENTAL BLOCKS
• 8 hours: $850
• 4 hours: $600

ADDITIONAL RENTALS
• Additional Microphones: $25/each
• Built in Projectors and Screens (4): $200 for all

Please add 5% GST to all above Rates. Rates subject to change without notice. Music fees are required for all public events where copyrighted music will be played. If
a valid SoCan and/or ReSound membership number is not provided music fees will be charged as applicable.
| 13196 SQ FT | image
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FEATURES
• The Central Gardens are home to more than 20 specialty gardens and
collections including the Rose Garden, Perennial Border, Monocot Bed
and much more
• Plant collections and specialty gardens cover 5 acres with an average
of 12,000 annuals planted each season

RENTAL BLOCKS
• 4 hours: $150

BOTANIC GARDENS ADDITIONAL RENTALS
• 20’ x 20’ White Tent: $500/first tent, $300/additional tent
• Tables and Chairs: $3/each
• Portable Sound System: $50/each
• Additional Microphones: $25/each

Please add 5% GST to all above Rates. Rates subject to change without notice.
| 45593 SQ FT | image
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FEATURES
• Spread over 20 acres, and encompassing a series of 19 ponds, the
entire pathway system covers 1.3 kilometers
• Features areas such as: Pheasants Forever Central Parkland,
Research, Polishing and Natural Ponds, a Gazebo on top of Celebration
Hill, Fescue Meadow, Crabapple Allée, BMO Bank of Montreal
Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Commons, Arboretum, Heritage Barn and
Entrance, and Woodland Walk

RENTAL BLOCKS
• 4 hours: $150
WETLANDS ADDITIONAL RENTALS
• 20’ x 20’ White Tent: $500/first tent, $300/additional tent
• Tables and Chairs: $3/each
• Portable Sound System: $50/each
• Additional Microphones: $25/each

Please add 5% GST to all above Rates. Rates subject to change without notice.
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FEATURES
• Unique location to host receptions
• Adjacent to a tropical garden
• Seating capacity up to 50 guests
• Short walking distance to tour the Botanical Gardens and Wetlands
• Ideal to have indoor photos, or use as a backup plan in case of
inclement weather

RENTAL BLOCKS
• 8 hours: $300
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RENTAL BLOCKS
• Gymnasium (each):
Mon-Thur $50/Hour or $300/Day, Fri-Sun $400/Day
• Multi-Purpose Rooms 1 or 2:
Mon-Thur $50/Hour or $250/Day, Fri-Sun $300/Day
• Olds High School Common Area:
Mon-Thur $50/Hour or $250/Day, Fri-Sun $300/Day
• CLC Class Room:
Mon-Thur $50/Hour $250/Day, Fri-Sun $300/Day
• CLC Board Room:
Mon-Thur $50/Hour $250/Day, Fri-Sun $300/Day
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RENTAL BLOCKS
• Theatre 4 Hour Block: $400 (on site tech mandatory)
• Theatre 8 Hour Block: $750 (on site tech mandatory)
• Band or Cosmo Room (includes foyer):
Mon-Thur $50/Hour or $150/Day, Fri-Sun $200/Day

NOTE: Lighting and Sound Tech $250 (Mandatory for Fine Arts & Multi Media
Centre)

RENTAL BLOCKS
• High Performance Centre: $50/Hour
• Normie Kwong Football Field: $25/Hour or $150/Day
• Soccer/Rugby Pitch: $15/Hour or $100/Day
• Baseball Diamond: $15/Hour or $100/Day
• Tennis Courts/Outdoor Basketball Courts: $25/Hour or $150/Day

RENTAL BLOCKS
• Classroom: $50/Hour or $150/Day
• Boardroom: $50/Hour or $150/Day
• Lecture Theatre: $50/Hour or $150/Day
• Large Labs/Bays: $50/Hour or $300/Day
• Computer Rooms: $75/Hour or $350/Day

RENTAL BLOCKS
• Large Labs/Bays $50/Hour or $300/Day
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FEATURES
• 4000 sq ft banquet facility
• Accomodates 350 guests & a variety of seating styles
• Ceiling mounted projectors and screens (4 total) are available to rent
which ensures easy viewing by all guests in attendance
• Technologically equipped with appropriate Audio/Visual components,
surround sound and WiFi

ADDITIONAL FACILITY RENTAL RATES: APPLY TO ALL VENUES UPON REQUEST
• Set up & Take Down if applicable
• Portable Sound System: $50/each
• Additional Microphones: $25/each
• Projector and Screen: $150/each
• Screen Only: $20/each
• Laptop: $150/each
• Flip Charts and Paper: $15/each
• Tech activation: $50/room
• Tech on-site: $50/hour
• Video conference sessions (available upon request): Contact for pricing
• Gym Floor Covering and Tape: $275/gymnasium
• Campus Security traffic control: $25/hour
• ReSound Music fee (dance only): $55.52/day
• SOCAN Music fee (dance only): $132.39/day

Please add 5% GST to all above Rates. Rates subject to change without notice. Music fees are required for all public events where copyrighted music will be played. If a valid SoCan and/or ReSound membership number is not provided the above music fees will be charged as applicable.

Food + Beverage

Food + Beverage

Availability
YES
YES
NO


Catering
Olds College in Alberta, Canada offers on campus Catering & Food Service by Impressions Catering at Olds College. Many options are available for all types of events.
Dining Options
| Seating Capacity: 220 | menu
Each meal is a flat fee per person and includes a soup/ salad bar, sub/sandwich bar, a daily variety of hot entrees, desserts, beverages, and an assortment of healthy selections.
Rates are listed below:
• Breakfast (7:00am - 9:00am) - $7.36
• Lunch (11:00am - 1:00pm) - $11.59
• Dinner (5:00pm - 7:00pm) - $13.65
• All three meals per day - $32.60

Please note that all food and beverage purchased in Elements Dining Café must be consumed in Elements Dining Café.
If you would like to pre-purchase coupons for meals in Elements Dining Café, you can do so by emailing conferenceservices@oldscollege.ca.
 

Location

Location + Transportation

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Nearby Airport
Red Deer Airport - 35 minutes
Nearby Cities
Red Deer - Olds: 64 km Calgary - Olds: 95 km Edmonton - Olds: 212 km
Transportation + Parking
Taxi
Onsite Parking

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions
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Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary facility that prides itself on offering a Championship golf experience at a price that remains affordable to everyone.
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State of the art facility featuring an 8-metre tall waterslide, a five-lane, 25-metre Lane Pool, Whirlpool, and a Tot Pool with beach-type entry for children.
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The Bowl 5 Pin 10 Pin House: 8 Lanes of Fun. You can bowl either 5 or 10 pin games on the convertible lanes with computerized scoring.
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The CLC Fitness Centre offers an excellent range of equipment, featuring Hammer Strength and Life Fitness. A circuit training system is also available providing a full workout in a short period of time. The CLC Fitness Centre is open to everyone.
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Features an arena with two ice surfaces. The main ice surface (200' x 85') is used from approximately May to August for non-ice functions (dances, shows, banquets, graduation, etc.) and from mid-August to April for ice rentals.

Services

Services

Services

  • Professional and experienced event coordinators to assist in making your event a success
  • Floorplan design services
  • Set-up and take-down services for tables, chairs, and stages (on-site inventory)
  • On-site bar and catering services


  • In-house audio visual event technicians and theatre technicians
  • Teleconferencing
  • Videoconferencing


  • ATM services available at various locations across campus
  • Free campus-wide wireless internet

Technology

Technology

Equipment Available On-Site
Projector Screen
Projector Screen

Technology

Free WI-Fi
Techs On Site
Computer Labs
Portable Sound Systems
Laptops
Projectors & Screens
Microphones (wireless, hand, lapel)




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