Alan Emmott Outside Photo

Alan Emmott Centre Facility Details

Dating back to the early 1900s, Alan Emmott presents an impressive, open-concept floor plan, expansive windows and charming space for your intimate wedding. With a picture-perfect backdrop, this old-fashioned schoolhouse presents a truly one-of-a-kind venue and memorable photo opportunities to help you remember your special day for a lifetime to come.

Situated in South Burnaby, the Alan Emmott Centre’s upper floor offers 4,000 square feet and seating for 150 guests - as well as other important features:

  • Free (though limited) parking at Alan Emmott, as well as street parking around the centre.
  • Beautiful venue with expansive windows and remarkable views of the park.
  • Wireless Internet.
  • Complimentary use of bridal room on wedding day.
  • Early arrival/loading available morning of the event, with a special drive-in loading/unloading area a few feet from the venue; the time must be pre-arranged.
  • Smoking is entirely restricted at the Alan Emmott Centre, and is only permitted outside of a three-metre radius (or approximately 10 feet) of all doors and windows.
  • Use of tacks, nails and tape of any kind is strictly prohibited - as are open-flame candles. (All decorations need to be free standing, and only battery-operated candles are allowed.)
  • Set up and take down of Alan Emmott/in-house equipment. (Please note the event host/organizers are responsible for set up and take down of any equipment brought into the Alan Emmott Centre.)
  • An 82-inch Smart TV is available for rent ($25 plus GST) for slideshows and presentations.

For more details, please check out the FAQs and floor plan for Alan Emmott.