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Peter D. Clark Place - Orléans

Peter D. Clark Place is located in Ottawa’s east end community of Orléans, at 255 Centrum Boulevard next door to the Shenkman Arts Centre. There are six rooms which are perfect for hosting small meetings or receptions. These rooms are carpeted and come with tables and chairs.

For all inquiries and rental requests, please send an email to:

Please include the following information in your email to enable us to suggest what room will best suit your requirements.

  • Name of organization or person renting
  • Address
  • Contact name
  • Telephone number
  • Date of rental
  • Start and end time (set-up and clean-up time is included in your times)
  • Type of rental (meeting, reception etc.)
  • Number of expected participants
  • Equipment required
  • Preferred room set-up: theatre (max 55 people), classroom (max 40 people), and boardroom (max 45 people) style.

Note: Peter D. Clark Place – Orléans, 255 Centrum, does not currently have WiFi access.

Gallery (2nd floor foyer)


  • Open space - 50-person capacity
  • Tables and chairs included
  • Carpeted space with access to an outdoor patio


Room 328


  • 14-person meeting space
  • Large boardroom table and 14 chairs
  • Whiteboard


Room 340


  • 55-person capacity (theatre style)
  • 45-person capacity (boardroom style)
  • 40-person capacity (classroom style)
  • 15 – 6 ft. tables, 50 chairs
  • Whiteboard & podium included
  • Large windows, carpeted space ideal for meetings
  • Projector, screen & TV available to rent

Room 342


  • 8-person meeting space
  • 1 boardroom table
  • 8 chairs

Room 344


  • 6 to 8-person meeting space
  • 1 boardroom table
  • 8 chairs

Staff Lounge (lower level)

Only available after 6 pm and all day on weekends.


  • Open space – 20-person capacity
  • 2 rectangular tables
  • 10 chairs
  • 2 sofas