RRU’s campus falls within the restrictions for recreational drone use. As such recreational drone use is not permitted within the context of Transport Canada’s policy found at: https://www.tc.gc.ca/en/services/aviation/drone-safety/flying-drone-safely-legally.html
Hatley Park formal gardens remain open complimentary via the Garden Booth daily from 10am-4pm.
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Your on-site representative will show you basic operation of the media console and public address system. Should you require day-of technical assistance to operate a slideshow or similar, an Audio Visual Technician can be arranged for an additional fee and subject to availability.
As stewards of Hatley Park National Historic Site, we are responsible to preserve and protect the buildings, grounds, and gardens for the benefit of future generations. As such, heritage restoration work is required each year. We will be sure to advise our clients if any activities will be in progress during their event date.
Clients are required to purchase liability insurance from insurers licensed in British Columbia with a limit of not less than $2,000,000 that names Royal Roads University indemnified. You may contact any insurance broker or contact www.palcanada.com.
Non-refundable deposit representing 50% of the facility rental is due upon signing the License Agreement. A 90-day prior to event date deposit is required based on 60% of the food and beverage Estimate. The remaining deposit is due 30 days prior to the event date for the remaining 50% of the facility rental and final food and beverage selections. Please refer to your Estimate for specific information.
Bubbles are permitted for use on our property. The use of flower petals, rice or confetti are not permitted.
Yes, all venues are wheelchair accessible.
“Garden Ceremony” package
In the event of rain, the ceremony will take place under the Italian Garden loggia.
“Classic Hatley Castle” or “Classic Hatley Castle & Quarterdeck Combination” packages
In the event of rain, the ceremony will take place inside Hatley Castle’s grand foyer. Seating for 35 guests is provided in the foyer, with additional guests standing on the west staircase.
A media console and/or public address system is provided. Additional in-house audio visual equipment can be arranged subject to a fee, plus AV technician requirements.