The Columbus Centre: Banquet Halls & Meeting Rooms in Thunder Bay

Choose the Columbus Centre for your next event! We are conveniently located in the downtown south core. We have room for you! Our banquet halls and meeting rooms can accommodate 20 – 360 people. We’re locally renowned for our delicious food, fair pricing and excellent customer service.
Swimming Pool Memberships


Memberships are available for our private swimming pool and sauna area. Note: Lifeguards are not on duty. The swimming pool is open 7 days a week, operating from 6:00 AM to 11 PM. For swimming pool rates, call the office.




Wonderful Compliment from Aqua Fit Instructor Wendy Andruski

"You have a beautiful facility! The air quality is the best of any pool that I have taught in. The water looks sparkling and has no odour. The changeroom and deck are clean and your people are wonderful."

Community Events

Banquet hall
We host various community events year-round. These include our popular Spaghetti Suppers – held the first Sunday of every month (excluding summer months) – Rosie’s Friday Lunch Buffet (During July & August 11:30 – 2:00 PM), annual Christmas Dinners & Dances and Fish Fries tickets are available to the public during office hours.

Upcoming Events:


Shrimp Feast

Shrimp Feast
Shrimp Feast
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Two Sittings: 5:00 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Tickets: $25/each

Includes: 1 Pound of Golden Breaded Shrimp, Home Fries, Hot Vegetable, Salad, Fresh Bread, Coffee, Dessert
Refreshment Bar available

Please call the centre office to reserve your tickets.

2016 Christmas Dinner and Dance
Saturday, December 3rd, Saturday, December 10th and Saturday, December 17th

$29/per person, which includes a buffet dinner and dancing to the wee hours of the morning! A cash bar will be available at $4/per drink.

For complete event and menu details, view our event pdf.
We offer:

• Two air-conditioned banquet halls
• Handicap accessible
• Free Wi-Fi upon request
• Swimming pool
• Catering
Our facility is suitable for:

• Anniversaries
• Meetings
• Funeral lunches
• Banquets
• Seminars
• Socials


• Parties
• Showers
• Conventions
• Weddings
• Graduations
Would you like a meal to go?

View Our Take-Out Menu

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday, Closed