Room rentals at city facilities will resume as of Monday, February 21 where possible. As part of our gradual and safe approach to re-opening our facilities and programs to ensure the highest level of safety, those looking to book a space will be required to adhere to enhanced safety measures to help protect their guests and staff.

The City of Cambridge offers several facilities, halls, rooms, sports fields and arenas for booking or rental to the public.  In order to book one of the facilities you must first register as a client.  Client information collected includes your name, address, phone number and date of birth.  Email or call (519) 623-1340 ext. 4018 to get started.

View facility and room rental rates here.

Download our Rental Request Form.

Please note -   Allocations for sports fields and outdoor facilities are booked in the following priority order:

  1. Community based minor sports organizations - prior year use. 
  2. Special Events of National, Provincial or Regional significance.
  3. Existing contractual agreements, lease and tenant arrangements (where applicable).
  4. Municipal specific use.
  5. Community based adult sports organizations - prior year use.
  6. Waterloo Regional School Boards.
  7. Community based minor sports organizations - new requests.
  8. Community based adult sports organizations - new requests.
  9. Any other community based request.
  10. Non community based minor sports organizations
  11. Non community based adult sports organizations

You may also search online for rental locations.


There are multiple arenas available for ice rentals in the City of Cambridge. Arenas rentals are also open for non-ice events, such as lacrosse and floor hockey, in the summer months.

Peak/Non-Peak Hours:

Ice rentals rates are based on peak and non-peak hours.

Peak hours:

Monday to Friday, 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Non-peak hours:

Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday to Sunday, 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight


There are multiple indoor and outdoor pools available for rent in the City of Cambridge. Pool rentals are available evenings, weekends and weekdays depending on programming.

City of Cambridge swim admission standards apply.

Facility and sports field rentals

Email or call 519-623-1340 ext 4018 to book a City facility or sports field. 

Halls and meeting rooms

There are also a number of banquet halls, meeting rooms and convention centres available for rent from the City.

Hall and room details

Details and rules for hall and room rentals for Hespeler and Preston arena halls include:

  1. Hall rental times are from 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Monday to Sunday. Wedding receptions may start at 10:00 a.m.
  2. You can purchase liability insurance. (Contact us for more details)
  3. You must have two Smart Certified bartenders for an event. In addition smart serve monitor(s) are also required.  Three for Hespeler banquet hall and one for Preston banquet hall.
  4. A 50 per cent deposit is due within 14 days of booking a hall. See below for rental rates.
  5. The balance of the rental cost is due 14 days before the scheduled event.
  6. Cancellation less than 30 days before the event will result in no return of your deposit; between 30 to 60 days before your event will get you back 50 per cent of the deposit; over 60 days before the event will get you the full deposit back.
  7. Rental costs for non-alcohol events (Sunday to Thursday) vary depending on attendance numbers. 
  8. Our PA system is available for minor hockey and seminars. This is free.

Mill Race Park

Rentals are now being taken for 2022.

Mill Race Park is the only park in Cambridge that you can reserve for wedding ceremonies or wedding pictures. All other parks are available for photo taking on a first come, first serve basis.

Minimum of $2 million liability insurance is required for Mill Race Park rentals.  This may be purchased through the City of Cambridge or proof of insurance must be provided by rentee with City of Cambridge listed as Additional Insured, at time of payment.  Insurance fee included in rates listed below.

Read more about the parks in Cambridge.

Contact us

To inquire about availability of any of the above facilities, please email or call (519) 623-1340 ext. 4018.  A member of the Facilities Bookings Team will gladly assist with your inquiry.