Skip to main content

Find a Venue

Trent University

1600 West Bank Drive
Peterborough, Ontario K9H 7B8 Canada

Trent University

1600 West Bank Drive
Peterborough, Ontario K9H 7B8

1200Largest Group
65Meeting Rooms
1200Overnight Guests
Get a Quote
  • Symons Campus PeterboroughSymons Campus Peterborough

  • Gzowski Dining Hall Gzowski Dining Hall

  • Stohn HallStohn Hall

  • Lady Eaton CollegeLady Eaton College

  • Champlain College Great Hall Champlain College Great Hall

  • Trent Student Centre Trent Student Centre

  • Otonabee CollegeOtonabee College

  • Champlain CollegeChamplain College

  • Gzowski CollegeGzowski College

  • Gzowski ResidenceGzowski Residence

  • Athletics BuildingAthletics Building

  • Trent Athletic CentreTrent Athletic Centre

  • Champlain CollegeChamplain College

  • Otonabee riverOtonabee river

  • Gzowski CollegeGzowski College

  • Catered Snacks Catered Snacks

  • Harvest DinnerHarvest Dinner

  • Champlain College WeddingChamplain College Wedding

  • Great Hall Wedding ReceptionGreat Hall Wedding Reception

  • Gzowski Lecture HallGzowski Lecture Hall

  • Lady Eaton College PitLady Eaton College Pit

  • Wenjack TheatreWenjack Theatre

  • Peterborough Lift LockPeterborough Lift Lock

Trent UniversityVisit WebsitePhone
  • Overview
  • Event Spaces
  • Accommodations
  • Catering
  • Dining
  • Services
  • Technology
  • Area Attractions
Located in the vibrant City of Peterborough, Ontario, Trent University is easily accessible from major cities, including Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. Trent University offers more than just an impressive Peterborough venue; we make it easy to plan your conference or special event. Our professional planning team will ensure your Trent University experience is rewarding for all. With four distinctive colleges spread across 1500 acres, Trent presents you with a wonderful variety of accommodations, award-winning architecture, meeting spaces and athletic facilities. All-inclusive packages are available for any type of event: conferences, sporting competitions, banquets, weddings, special events, or corporate meetings. View the video below to learn why Trent University is the ideal space for your next Peterborough conference, event or meeting.


Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
Toronto - 75
Ottawa - 181
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
Pearson Airport-Toronto / 90
Public Transportation Options:
Metro/Public Transportation Proximity:
Parking Onsite:
Summer hours :May to August , seven days a week 8am-10pm General office hours : Monday to Friday 9am to 4:30pm
Room Type(s):
Residence Halls double and singles
Bath Type(s):
Semi-Private Communal
ADA Accessible:
Largest Group:
Number of Meeting & Event Rooms:
Largest Classroom Style:
Largest Theatre Style:
Number of Overnight Guests:
Trent University’s Peterborough meeting and conference facility offers full range of audio-visual equipment (sound systems, smart boards) Campus Print Shop and Full Business Services
Onsite Wireless Internet:
Onsite A/V Staff:
Food & Beverage:
Our Peterborough dining staff includes on-site catering facilities for all occasions. Bar services are also available.
Must Use In-house Catering:
Cultural Catering Available:
Alcohol Permitted:
Complete Meeting Package:
Ropes Course / Team Building:
Special Rates and Packages:
Trent University offers special rates and packages for family groups and longer stays.
Rental Policies:
No pets please
Ideally Suited For:
Adult Social Event
Corporate Social Events
Family Reunion
Leisure travel
Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat
Wedding Ceremony/Reception
Youth Retreat/Camp

Find us on Unique Venues

Event Spaces

Meeting RoomDescriptionsSquare Footage
Champlain College At the centre of the college is the Great Hall with its adjacent common rooms. The popular facility also features walkouts onto grassy areas overlooking the river.

Find any space! This link provides an overview of the entire campus and directions to our classrooms

Lady Eaton College A complex of three buildings, enclosing a quadrangle, Lady Eaton is close to the library and athletic centre.

Gzowski College A 250-bed air-conditioned residence, state-of-the-art meeting facilities, and our idyllic setting overlooking the Otonabee River

Otonabee College Connected to the University's Science Complex, Environmental Centre and major lecture theatre, Otonabee College offers urban convenience.

Wenjack Theatre Housed in Otonabee College, WenjackTheatre is Trents' largest auditorium equipped with audio visual capabilities.


Facility# of Rooms# of BedsRoom TypeBath TypeA/C
Gzowski College 10 seminar rooms 250 Residence Halls Shared yes
Champlain College 7 seminar rooms 210 Residence Halls Communal no
Lady Eaton College 3 seminar rooms 214 single / 12 double Residence Halls Communal no
Otonabee College 7 seminar rooms 193 single/ 68 double Residence Halls Communal no


  • Lunch
    In room catering or alternate spaces available for your luncheon requirements.  We are able to accommodate any dietary needs. 
  • Breakfast
    Start your meeting day off right. Classic Fare Catering provides hot and cold breakfast items delivered direct to your meeting room. All orders under $125 would be subject to a $12 delivery charge.  We are able to accommodate any dietary needs.
  • Dinner
    After a long day of sessions, enjoy a lovely catered dinner in one of our beautiful dining halls. Plated and Buffet menu service is available.  We are able to accommodate any dietary needs.
  • Refreshments
    Needing a break throughout the day? Check out Trent's large variety of sweet and savory treats as well as hot and cold beverages
  • Bar Services
    Portable bar services are available in several licensed locations on campus
  • Day Meeting Packages
    All your meeting room needs wrapped into one neat package. Includes, meeting room rentals, parking, breaks, lunch, Av equipment. All you need to have a successful meeting here at Trent University.


  • Great Hall
    Seating Capacity: 200
    The Great Hall, with its vaulted ceiling, distinct design components and abundance of natural light, can accommodate dinner service for up to 200 guests for a plated meal.
  • Robinson Dining Hall - Gzowski College
    Seating Capacity: 250
    The Robinson Dining Hall is located on the main entrance floor of Gzowski College. The room is filled with natural lighting from the floor to ceiling windows. The room has flexible seating for up to 250 guests.
  • Lady Eaton Dining Hall
    Seating Capacity: 175
    Spacious room with comfortable seating forming a warm and friendly environment.
  • Otonabee College Dining Hall
    Seating Capacity: 175
    The Market Place is a modern dining hall that is used for more than just dining including poster displays, exhibits and trade shows.
  • Cafeteria Style Meals - Conference Groups - Affordable Choices
    Seating Capacity: as listed
    Gzowksi Robinson Dining Hall, Lady Eaton Dining Hall and Otonabee Dining Hall are best for offering the Cafeteria style meal choices to your conference groups. Dining Room times are generally 1.5 hours per meal period


Fitness Centre The Trent Athletics Centre is a modern multi-sport centre, designed to serve the wellness needs of all who use it. Trent Athletics is a great host for your sport training and competition needs.

When it comes to sport, fitness and recreation, the Athletics Centre at Trent offers something no other community or university centre can. State-of-the-art indoor and outdoor facilities combined with access to the Otonabee River, diverse nature areas and kilometers of winding trails right at our doorstep.

Centre Highlights and Key Features
• Justin Chiu Stadium boasting artificial grass playing field, track, bleacher seating, media box, score clock and lighting
• Gymnasium, with basketball, volleyball and badminton courts
• 25m pool and therapy pool
• State-of-the-art 28 ft high indoor climbing facility
• 12,000 sq. ft. cardio loft and weight room
• North America’s most advanced indoor rowing/paddling tank, the only combination training tank of its kind in the province
• Two fitness studios, including new cycle fit facility
• Two beach volleyball courts
• Squash courts

Easy Access to Transportation With buses that pick up and drop off directly on campus, it is a easy and affordable way to travel the city.

Business Services With a print shop located on campus Trent can take care of copying, faxing, printing and more

Retail Services Trent's book stores offers a wide varity of gifts, clothing and other covenant items.The bookstore accepts cash, Interac, Visa, Mastercard and American Express.

Video Conferenceing Polycom viewstation can be used for your video conferencing services

Accessible Transportation Services Trent University has recently introduced a new MV-1 access shuttle for persons with disabilities in the Trent community including visitors and conference attendees. This new service has been launched in response to priorities established through Trent's Accessibility Audit of its built environment in order to address requirements under the AODA. To book this service while visiting the Trent Symons or Traill Campuses please let your Conference Co-ordinator know and they will be happy to arrange this service for you and your delegates.


Technical and Support Resources Secretarial services (word processing, dictation equipment and photocopying machines) may be engaged by your conference group. In addition, the university's own printing shop offers economical and quick printing services. With a full range of audio-visual equipment, printing, duplicating, and secretarial services.

Area Attractions

Musicfest A free concert event every Wednesday and Saturday during July and August, held at Del Crary Park.

Canadian Canoe Museum This unique museum explores the canoe's significance to the people of Canada.

Petroglyphs Provinical Park Largest known concentration of Aboriginal rock carvings in Canada are locted there, also provides Hiking trail and a learning center.

Peterborough Liftlock Cruises Travel the Trent Severn Waterway abored a double decked side wheeler boat.