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The Forestview Wing, located inside the Nature Centre, is available to rent year-round, Saturday and Sunday, from 9 am to 4 pm. Tuesday to Friday, from 4 pm to 8:30 pm. 1625sq feet of space, with lots of windows overlooking the park. Space can accommodate: 60ppl to 80ppl seated at 8′ tables, depending on configuration, and 80ppl to 100ppl Theater seating.

Contact Lisa Arp to inquiry about availability outside the online booking hours.

8-foot tables and black padded chairs are included with your rental.

Suitable for Small group classes, yoga, fitness, meditation, group meetings, workshops, training space, nature/educational presentations, community-minded activities, celebration of life, showers, and birthday parties.

Guests while here are welcome to utilize our 4 kms of accessible trails, visit the Parkside playground or explore interactive and educational displays in the Discovery Atrium—mini putt available for $2 per person, May to August.

Please Note:

The Discovery Atrium in the Nature Centre is open to the public from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Unless posted closed for a Special Event.

The Café is open Tuesday to Saturday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Please click below to read Terms & Conditions before booking.

To Book: Select duration (remember to include time needed to set up & teardown), pick a date & time, then follow the directions to create an Amila SmartRec account to book and pay online.

Facility Rules:

-Clients must vacate the building by 4:00 pm on Saturdays & Sundays, as the Nature Centre promptly closes at that time, and by 8:30 pm for weekday evening rentals.
-Client responsible to set up and tear down all tables and chairs. Client to to clean up any spills, sweep/dry mop floor, remove all garbage and recycling to outdoor bins. (Reception staff will provide access to storage and cleaning supplies).
-Smoking and vaping in designated area only: 9m from side entrance located beside Café.
-All users are required to obtain and maintain $2 Million insurance coverage for public and general commercial liability insurance, and must name HEARTLAND FOREST (HF) as additional insured. Event Insurance can be obtained at a discount through our partner Duuo Canada here at Duuo Insurance. How to add venue location & additional insured to Duuo Insurance.
-$100 damage deposit is required at the time of booking. If no damages have occurred, Heartland Forest will refund the $100 within five business days following your event.

For organizations and corporate inquiries planning larger venues or requiring additional services, contact Lisa Arp:

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