Lakehead University Residence & Conference Services

Company Information

Lakehead University Residence & Conference Services

955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E1

Contact: Christine Costa-Wilson, Manager Conference Services
Tel: 807-343-8779
Fax: 807-346-7819
Click here to email Christine Costa-Wilson

Regional Office Locations & Details

Situated around beautiful Lake Tamblyn, centrally located within the city of Thunder Bay, 10km from the International Airport, major attractions, shopping, theatres and night life.

Company Description/Details

Lakehead University’s beautiful campus and modern facilities create an environment conducive to a memorable meeting experience. Our Conference Centre, classrooms, theatres, cafeterias, lounges, athletics facilities, and computer labs offer a wide range of features to suit your specific meeting and event needs. Whether you are planning something large or small, we have the facility for you:
* Multifunctional venues
* Competitive audio-visual rates
* State-of-the-art technology-enabled facilities
* Residence with a variety of rooms to suit the needs of travelers and groups who are looking for a convenient location and very affordable rates

Accommodations/Meeting Rooms/Exhibit Space Summary

Number Of Guest Rooms 1000
Number Of Suites 148
Standard Room Amenities

Our clean comfortable accommodations meet the needs of travellers, teams, conference and school groups of all sizes. Each year from May through August dormitory, townhouse and apartment-style accommodations are available. 100% smoke free, fully furnished, each unit includes single beds with bed linen, towels, telephone and wifi access. Townhouses, Apartments and Dormitory lounges are equipped with television with basic cable, coffee maker, tea kettle, toaster and coffee cups. Card access laundry facilities available nearby. Fully equipped tote boxes containing dishes, cutlery, cooking supplies, small appliances for meal preparation are available for an additional charge.
A minimal number of suites and dormitory rooms available year round.

Tradefloor Exhibit Space 55,000 sq ft.
Number of Restaurants/Bars 3
Number of Meeting Rooms 130
Total Meeting Space 140,000 sq ft.
Largest Meeting Room 55,000 sq ft.
Recreational Facilities

Lakehead’s Athletic Centre is equipped with a 55,000 square foot Hangar next to the 7,400 Fieldhouse.  Indoor track, multipurpose field with artificial turf, a pool, an aerobics studio, a yoga studio, a weight room and fitness centre.  All within walking distance to main classrooms, cafeterias and residence rooms.

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