After 70 years our Lake Windermere Memorial hall is being replaced. The Columbia Valley Centre is replacing the existing 4000 square foot building with a new 17000 square foot multi-use facility, the Columbia Valley Centre, that will include a 7000 square foot main room capable of banquet seating for 500 people. This main room will include retractable theatre seating, a central stage and a screen to accommodate live performances, movies and presentations. A sliding divider will allow the room to be split for simultaneous events. The Centre will also include a commercial kitchen, a large lobby/meeting space, a new library, and a spectacular roof top patio with breathtaking panoramic views of our mountain ranges. Construction has started and is slated for completion late Summer 2017.
There will be dozens of uses for the new Centre, from weddings to conferences, from live theatre and music to sporting events, from children’s events to meetings, as well as the regular day to day groups, such as the library, that will hold their activities there.
Configurations 3,4 and 5 include mezzanine seating which is not in the final plan.