Bill Copeland Sports Centre

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.


  • 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)
Maximum capacity 3,500
Permanent seating 1,984
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.)
Lakeview room 35 40

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

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