Book this venue for tournaments, events, concerts and meetings
This 2,000-seat, centrally located venue has exceptional acoustics, lighting and sound systems. Bill Copeland is perfect for large sporting events, concerts, live music, dance performances, including conventions, trade shows, conferences and seminars.
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- 6,782 sq. m space (73,000 sq. ft.)
- Computer projector, screen, podium
- Wifi, flip charts, TV monitor
|Arena floor||1,579.3 sq. m (expandable up to 1,997.4 sq. m)|
|Ceiling height||13.4 m (44 ft)|
|Floor load limit||Floor to beams
7.63 m (25 ft) Floor to score clock
Meeting and reception rooms
|Room||Room capacity seated||Theatre style capacity*||Square metre|
|Upper lobby||250||450||353 (3,800 sq. ft.)|
84 (900 sq. ft.)
|Conference room||12||n/a||22 (235 sq. ft.)|
|Activity room||30||35||56 (600 sq. ft.)|
|Burnaby Lake meeting room||10||n/a||21 (225 sq. ft.)|
*Theatre style means rows of seats. Seated means tables with chairs.
Concession and catering
If you need food for your tournament or event, we offer convenient on-site catering:
- three individual concession outlets
- CITY - Burnaby Food Service to provide a full catering service
- permission to serve alcoholic beverages when needed
When you rent space in our City facilities, you must carry a commercial general liability insurance. For an additional fee, our allotment clerk can arrange liability insurance for you–or you can provide your own proof of liability insurance, provided it meets City of Burnaby requirements.