Campus Services

Located in the heart of central Alberta, Red Deer College is the premier destination for all your event and conference needs. Our unique setting offers state-of-the-art venues that suit all your needs. We take pride in providing sophisticated amenities, world-class service, mouth-watering food and beverages, cutting-edge equipment and second-to-none attention to detail. Community members, organizations, athletic teams and recreational enthusiasts will also benefit from the dynamic opportunities in the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre/Centre des Jeux du Canada Gary W. Harris.

Whether you prefer the distinctive academic environment, cultured atmosphere or just something out of the ordinary, hosting a conference, meeting or event on campus is an excellent idea! Our year-round conference and meeting facilities will accommodate groups of any size, from five to 1100 people.

Our Conference, Sport Facilities and Event Services teams offer professional support services to make your event a resounding success. We are here to help you through all the planning stages of your event.

We will assist you with:

  • Booking the right space for your event
  • Coordinating all food and beverage requirements
  • Event set-up/tear-down including custodial and security
  • Audiovisual equipment and support
  • Full IT capabilities with wireless internet connection
  • Site tours of residence and meeting spaces
  • One-on-one consultations prior to event
  • Support throughout event

Our VENUES include:

Margaret Parsons Theatre

  • 168 people in theatre style seating
  • Includes all tech-projector, computer, VCR/DVD, and 1 wireless microphone per day

Arts Centre Main Stage

  • 580 people in theatre style seating
  • Grand piano, full A/V capabilities

Welikoklad Event Centre

  • 278 people in theatre style seating
  • 100 people in cinema style seating

Cenovus Energy Learning Common

  • 150 person capacity - banquet style seating
  • Includes all tech-projector, computer, blue ray, and 4 wireless microphones per day

NOVA Chemicals Learning Common

  • 200 person capacity - banquet style seating
  • Includes all tech-projector, computer, blue ray, and 4 wireless microphones per day


  • 1100 person capacity

Performance Gymnasium

  • 1200 person capacity

Specialized Indoor and Outdoor Sport Facilities


  • 30 person capacity
  • Full A/V available


  • Five to 80 capacity
  • Includes whiteboards, SmartBoards, wireless Internet, one computer

Computer Labs

  • Up to 40 capacity

Video Conference Room

  • Up to 16 person capacity

We have a full range of SERVICES to make your next event a success. 

RDC offers full in-house catering service for all events. No matter the size or complexity of your function our food services can create the perfect menu to satisfy all your needs.

Hospitality Services
RDC can offer bar and concession services to your next event.

Residence is available during the summer months. You can enjoy spacious suites and townhouses that can house 1 - 4 people and are within walking distance of everything on campus.

The Print Centre is conveniently located on campus, will provide you with all your printing needs, and have your documents ready for you when you arrive.

Ample parking is available onsite and is available through conference services.

For further information, contact:
General Inquiries - Facility Booking at 403.342.3405 or email roombookings [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca

Conference & Events Coordinator at 403.342.3567 or email corry [dot] mcgregor [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca
Sport Facilities and Event Services Coordinator at 403.342.3497 or email pj [dot] swales [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca