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Campus Rentals & Conferences

As a event venue, Columbia has so much going for it: versatile and attractive meeting spaces, a beautiful campus, comfortable accommodations, delicious in-house catering services, and a central location.

Our best feature is our team of friendly, professional, and highly competent staff. Our Conferences & Catering team will make sure that your event runs smoothly, and that all your needs are met.

Columbia is an excellent venue for a variety of events, including business meetings, summer conferences, overnight retreats, and family reunions.

Individuals or groups can book any of the following:

Small group rentals (<10 people)

  • Available year round

Large group rentals (>10 people)

  • Large group stays including any of the following: dorm accommodations, meeting spaces, food services (limited availability during school year)

Meeting spaces

  • Available year round


Located in the heart of Abbotsford, 10 minutes from the Abbotsford Airport, and less than 10 minutes from historic Downtown Abbotsford with lots of local shops.

Our Beautiful Campus

We would love to show you our beautiful campus! If you would like to tour the campus in order to determine if our facilities are suitable for your event, please contact us to arrange a tour.

Our campus is home to 6 buildings spread over 6.5 acres of beautiful green space and has plenty of parking for your guests.

For large events, overflow parking is typically arranged at a neighbouring church.

Spaces for All Sizes

Clearwood Room

One of our most popular meeting rooms, the Clearwood Room has large windows and a bright airy feel. It is a versatile room that can be configured for meals, meetings, or lecture-style events.



  • Capacity: 72 guests.
  • Amenities: Built-in LCD projector & sound system, exterior access.

The Metzger Boardroom

This beautifully-appointed meeting space seats up to 10 and is ideal for a team meeting.



  • Capacity: 10 guests (seated).
  • Amenities: Large TV screen for slide presentations, white board.


Columbia has several meeting rooms around campus suitable for meetings up to 75 people. Many come equipped with A/V capabilities including LCD projector and built in sound system. Lounges are also available for guests looking for a more relaxed atmosphere.



  • Capacity: Suitable for 25-60 people.
  • Amenities: Built-in LCD projector & sound system.


With seating for up to 230 people and a raised stage, the Chapel is ideal for church services, weddings, and other larger events. Full audio and visual equipment is available upon request (additional charges may apply).



  • Capacity: 230 seated.
  • Amenities: Full AV equipment available (additional charges may apply). Raised stage, grand piano, drums.

Dining Hall

The Dining Hall is an ideal venue for banquets and other larger events. Overflow seating is available with the adjoining Clearwood Room.



  • Capacity: 230 guests, around tables of six.
  • Amenities: Built-in Sound System.

Columbia Place Gymnasium/Banquet Hall

Columbia Place is home to Bearcat Athletics and includes regulation size volleyball and basketball courts with bleacher seating for up to 1000. The large gymnasium can also be converted into a banquet hall with tabled seating up to 500. Additionally, Columbia Place houses the fully equipped Fitness Center.



  • Capacity: Banquet: 500 guests (table seating). Gymnasium: 1000 in bleachers.
  • Amenities: Round tables, chairs, and blue floor covering included. Portable stage & podium available upon request.

Schedule a Tour

2940 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford, BC V2T 2Z8

Tours are available during office hours, 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.

Please get in touch so we can arrange a time for you to take a look around.

Rental Inquiry Process

If you are interested in hosting your event at Columbia, please refer to the following steps.

Review rental packages

We ask for 15 days advance notice of your stay. We will make every effort to accommodate your requests, but with short notice cannot make any guarantees.

Submit online inquiry form

Note: this does not confirm your booking.

Booking confirmation

We will be in touch with you within 3-5 business days to confirm your requested days and times.

Once confirmed, we will reach out for the required documents and next steps

  • Contract (large group) or form (small group)
  • Deposit (large group) or Credit Card information (small group)

get in touch


Fill out the Info Form or get in touch via phone or email.


Conferences: 604.853.3567 x 306