Facility Rentals

Facility Rentals 2017-09-27T14:26:16+00:00

Looking for a venue to host your next event? Look no further! Beth Israel has flexible indoor and outdoor event spaces for intimate parties, seated receptions and large lectures or performances.

Our rental facilities are equipped with amenities including digital video projectors and screens as well as two (meat and milk) professional level Kosher kitchens.

We offer a unique and beautiful venue ideal for any event. Our fully accessible smoke – free building is easily accessible by transit or car with ample underground parking.

To rent any of our spaces, please contact Gaynor Levin at 604 731 4161x 101 or email gaynor@bethisrael.ca.

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Gales Family Ballroom

The Gales Family Ballroom is one of our most sought after rooms. This large luxurious space offers warm wooden panelled walls, high ceilings, large windows and a truly contemporary feel.

  • Dimensions: 116ft,5” x 63ft,10”
  • Seating: 
    • Half (around tables): 250 people      
    • Full (around tables):  500 people
    • Full (theatre style): 700 people
  • Room Combinations:
    • Gales Family Ballroom + Sanctuary + Averbach Family Chapel offers seating for 1,500 people (theatre style)
  • Amenities: Projector, 2 viewing screens, AV capabilities
Rent Ballroom

Contact Gaynor Levin at 604 731 4161 x 101 or email gaynor@bethisrael.ca

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Sanctuary

The beautiful Beth Israel Sanctuary includes upholstered pews which form concentric arcs around a raised bimah (stage). The Jerusalem stone wall behind the ark is bordered by stained glass windows on both sides. Built in projector & screen. AV available.

The Sanctuary, which seats 320 can be can be turned into a larger room, seating 1500, by raising the dividing wall into the Gales Family ballroom. A further 80 seats can be added by opening the Averbach Family Chapel.

  • Dimensions: 71ft-3” x 52ft-5”
  • Seating (theatre style): 400 people (320 in pews + 80 extra seats)
  • Room Combinations:
    • Sanctuary + Averbach Family Chapel offers seating for 480 people (theatre style)
    • Sanctuary + Averbach Family Chapel +Gales Family Ballroom offers seating for 1,500 people (theatre style)
  • Amenities: Built in projector, screen and AV capabilities
Rent Sanctuary

Contact Gaynor Levin at 604 731 4161 x 101 or email gaynor@bethisrael.ca

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Boxer Family Celebration Plaza

Our tree lined outdoor plaza is situated on the northern side of the building. It is a multi-use, spacious  area for both seated and cocktail style events.

  • Dimensions: 40.8ft x 50.8ft
  • Seating: 140 people seated or 200 people standing
Rent Celebration Plaza

Contact Gaynor Levin at 604 731 4161 x 101 or email gaynor@bethisrael.ca

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Eastern Courtyard

Our tree lined Eastern Courtyard is situated on the eastern side of the building and is a great outdoor  space to hold a cocktail party,wedding ceremony or reception.

  • Dimensions: 72ft x 24ft
  • Seating: 60 people seated or 200 people standing
Rent Courtyard

Contact Gaynor Levin at 604 731 4161 x 101 or email gaynor@bethisrael.ca

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Atrium

This space is located on the eastern side of the building next to the memorial wall. There are glass doors that face the eastern courtyard that allow for a sun filled gathering as well as an indoor /outdoor event.

  • Seating: 60 people seated or 200 people standing
Rent Atrium

Contact Gaynor Levin at 604 731 4161 x 101 or email gaynor@bethisrael.ca

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Bev Libin Conference Centre

One of our popular and most used spaces. The conference room is a large carpeted space, that can be used for a theatre style event or  a seated lunch/dinner etc.

  • Dimensions: 40ft x 43ft x 3”
  • Seating: 147 people
  • Room Combinations:
    • Can be combined with either the multi-purpose room and/or the senior’s lounge to get more space and seating area.
  • Amenities: Built in projector and screen, AV capabilities

The conference centre has a central room that can open up onto one or  two adjacent wings to provide maximum flexibility and increased space

Rent Conference Centre

Contact Gaynor Levin at 604 731 4161 x 101 or email gaynor@bethisrael.ca

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Averbach Family Chapel

This intimate space, with its ambient lighting, can be used for many purposes, such as a small wedding ceremony or a bris/baby naming.

  • Dimensions: 22ft,9” x 36ft,3”
  • Seating: 80 people
  • Room Combinations:
    • Dividing wall between the Sanctuary & Averbach Family Chapel can be opened for a larger space
Rent Chapel

Contact Gaynor Levin at 604 731 4161 x 101 or email gaynor@bethisrael.ca

Additional Rooms

Music Room

Located on our lower P1 level. The room can be used for a small meeting or choir rehearsal, and is also ideal for business meetings.

  • Dimensions: 18ft x 20ft
  • Seating: 12-20 people
  • Amenities: Keyboard, music stands

Rent Music Room

Classrooms

We have 4 classrooms on the lower level that can be used for meetings, seminars, lectures or art classes. Laminate floors for easy cleanup.

  • Dimensions: 18ft x 20ft
  • Seating: 12-20 people (per classroom)
  • Amenities: Whiteboards, rolling tables

Rent Classrooms

Youth Lounge

Our youth lounge is a popular room for pre-teens and teens. The carpeted area can also be used for lectures and smaller gatherings, with an indoor/ outdoor option as well.

  • Dimensions: 20ft x 40ft
  • Seating: 60 people
  • Amenities: Foosball Table, Ping Pong table, wide screen TV

Rent Lounge

Bridal Lounge

This airy suite has a seating area, large mirrors in a make- up room as well as a separate bathroom & shower. It also provides room for storage.

Rent Lounge

Markin Family Boardroom

Large boardroom with a white board and conference call capability.

  • Seating:  20 people comfortably

Rent Lounge

Pray & Play Space

This large multi-purpose room is used for amongst other events, childminding, Hebrew school classes as well as Yoga classes.  This soundproof room has slatted wooden window frames that face the sanctuary allowing a one way soundproof view of the sanctuary.

Amenities: Soundproof, toys and books, AV capability

Rent Lounge

Food Policy:

The BI policy only allows Kosher food into the synagogue building.  We  have a milk kitchen and a meat kitchen. A list of approved Kosher caterers can be obtained upon request. If a caterer would like to get onto our approved caterer list, they should contact Gaynor at gaynor@bethisrael.ca