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Genesis Centre & Simply Elegant

This space is capable of hosting everything from cultural events, weddings, galas, tradeshows, and concerts to dance classes, sport tournaments, practices, camps, and leagues.
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Find your Perfect Event Space at Genesis Centre

Host events of any size including graduations, weddings, galas, dinners, trade shows, meetings, and concerts.

Feature gymnasium & event centre

Entire Gymnasium & Event Centre (30,000 sq. ft.) includes:

Floor space of 190’ x 90’ or 17,100 sq. feet dividable into 3 full size basketball courts, with 30’ ceiling height
Mezzanine level with 63’ x 36’ of usable space and 10’ ceiling height
Multi-purpose room 20’ x 45’ with 10’ ceiling height”

Feature gymnasium & event centre

Each Field:
80’ x 180’ (slightly smaller than a hockey rink)
30’ ceiling height
14,400 sq. feet internal field area
800 Max Occupancy

Total Field House Area:
43,438 sq. feet
1600 Max Occupancy

Community gymnasium

Entire Gymnasium:
140’ x 70’ or 9,800 sq. feet
(almost twice the size of a standard gymnasium)
25’-30’ ceiling height
825 Max Occupancy, 600 Dining Occupancy

Gymnasium Sections:
Cross Court (1/3 divided gym): 70’ x 50’ = 3,500 sq feet
1 mini basketball (65’x46’), 1 volleyball, 2 badminton
Small Cross Court: 70’x 40’ = 2,800 sq feet
1 badminton

Multi-purpose rooms (meeting & fitness)

Full Room (A & B):
45’ x 90’ (3,875 sq. feet)
10’ ceiling height
350 Full Room Max Occupancy
200 Dining Occupancy

Half Room (A or B):
45’ x 45’ (1,900 sq. feet)
10’ ceiling height
175 Max Occupancy
100 Dining Occupancy

Feature MPR:
20’ x 45’ (900 sq. feet)
10’ ceiling height
50 Max Occupancy
50 Dining Occupancy

Other areas

Executive style, seating for 20. Estimated 500 sq. feet

Carpeted room ideal for small meeting max. 20, estimated 500 sq. feet

Open area (concrete), commonly used as spectator viewing area. A multi-purpose area to be used for everything from
dryland training, to community events, to trade shows. Estimated 130’ x 18’ (2,340 sq. feet)

Open area (concrete) commonly used as a spectator viewing area. The floor to ceiling windows provide natural light and is a great choice for a small reception, corporate cocktail event or tournament beer gardens for your sporting event.

This large kitchen is outfitted with commercial grade appliances including, a double stacking Alto Shaam cook & hold oven with capacity for 8 full size pans; a 10 burner stove top with 2 large ovens, each with separate controls; a large capacity standing freezer; 2 large commercial coolers; 2 microwave ovens; 5 prep counters – 4 with sinks; an automatic ice machine and a full dish washing system with sprayers.

This area is very useful for caterers & servers, providing counter space for food and tray preparation prior to serving and also has a double prep sink. The prep room is a private area within close proximity to the Feature Gymnasium & Event Centre as well as the Field Houses and Community Gymnasium.

Look inside Genesis Centre

Watch this video to take a virtual walk inside this beautiful venue. Here you can see how it actually looks and choose your preferred venue space for your next event.

Our experienced team is committed to delivering creative solutions for your event planning needs. From coordinating your theme to customizing your menu and creating floral centrepieces – we can take care of every detail.

Explore Genesis Centre

Welcome to the Genesis Centre of Community Wellness a 225,000 square foot, $120 million multi-purpose complex built to enrich the health, wellness, and unity of communities in Northeast Calgary. NECCS (North East Centre of Community Society) within the Genesis Centre encompasses half of the facility and includes two indoor field houses, gymnasiums, multi-purpose spaces, meeting rooms, community kitchen, and outdoor soccer fields.

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The Genesis Centre

Genesis Centre Reviews

Don’t take our word for it. Both Calgarians and guests alike have commented on the beauty of Genesis Centre event spaces. Here’s just a few of the comments.

It’s a very nice place. Here, we can find many different sports and activities to practice and for our kids. We have the Public Library inside and there’s lots of another rooms for many different kinds of events. I love this place!

Helena Vidigal

Great for an active lifestyle but also lots of room to host events.


A new community center in NE calgary. Close to saddletown c train station and bus. I have attended various functions and they have enough space for all events. CCIS doing a good job here.

Prabhjeet Grewal

We're in the business of events

Simply Elegant is a one-stop hospitality company that offers catering, event planning, decor and florals for all types of parties.

With Simply Elegant you are in great hands!