Adult & Corporate groups
Blue Lake Centre is the ultimate destination for corporate retreats, conferences, team building sessions, or group getaways! Perched above a picturesque private mountain lake and surrounded by forest, Blue Lake is available for year-round private rentals for groups from 20—117. We have all the amenities needed for a successful meeting. With two distinct meeting spaces we can host a variety of events from small meetings to large conferences. We can also work with local training organizations and the College of the Rockies to coordinate and organize specific training, facilitation and programming to suit almost any groups needs.
Located just west of the head waters of the mighty Columbia River, we are centrally located to accommodate organizations and groups from across the Basin. Our back country location, outstanding education staff, and newly renovated facilities make Blue Lake Centre a top destination for outdoor education programming. For over 35 years Blue Lake has provided residential summer camp, youth outdoor education, and leadership training.
At Blue Lake Centre, you can select the services that best suit the needs and budget of your group. Our expert staff can provide your group with education, recreation, leadership, and teambuilding programs or simply assist with group facilitation, cleaning, and safety services. We can connect you with the right expert for specialized seminars. We are flexible and can tailor services and programs to suit your group’s needs!
Blue Lake Centre is operated by the Blue Lake Forest Education Society, a registered non-profit organization committed to environmental education. When you choose Blue Lake, you are helping to support environmental education camp programs for youth.
The bright and airy dining hall features a commercial kitchen, deck, and seats up to 130 people. At Blue Lake you have the option of preparing your own meals, bringing in the caterer of your choice, or choosing the all inclusive plan that includes meals prepared by our chef. Blue Lake is proud to serve whole, nutritious, balanced foods that are not processed or pre-cooked. Our chef can accommodate a wide variety of dietary needs and preferences.
Our cozy log sleeping cabins feature dormitory style bunk beds, a wood stove with firewood and supplies, and hypoallergenic/antibacterial mattresses. 10 log cabins each sleep 6—16 people or 102 people in total. Includes access to the wash house with separate men’s & women’s facilities, showers, toilets, sinks, mirrors, change areas, electric lights, granite countertops, tiled floors with in-floor heating. For an additional fee, you can add the luxurious Blue Lake Lodge. Blue Lake Lodge is a fully contained unit with 5 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, a full kitchen, living room with fully stocked fireplace, loft, walk out basement with over 1,000 square feet of meeting/recreation space, BBQ, and deck overlooking Blue Lake.
We have all the amenities needed for a successful meeting. Our meeting spaces are designed to facilitate productivity, learning, and creativity all with an inspiring location in the Purcell Mountains. The dining hall features meeting space for up to 80 people. The training centre is perfect for smaller meetings with up to 17 people. We offer internet access, a digital projector, portable and pull-down screens, whiteboards, flip charts, and a flat screen TV with Blue Ray player.
recreation & programming
Recreation facilities include a swimming area with docks, boat house, fire pit and campfire circle, large outdoor gathering area, and trail systems. Canoes and life jackets are available for use. In the winter, guests have access to an ice rink and track set cross country ski trails. With Blue Lake and over 100 km of trails at your front door, there is endless opportunity to hike, mountain bike, cross country ski, snowshoe, toboggan, ice skate, swim, canoe and fish. At Blue Lake, we offer endless opportunities for groups wanting to get more out of their experience. Discover specific team building exercises with a healthy mix of outdoor activities that your whole group is sure to enjoy. Our staff can arrange special group activities such as guided hikes, fly fishing instruction, rafting trips, etc.
Our staff is here to assist you in planning the logistics of your visit. To book a site tour or for more information on how we can help you plan the perfect event, please contact our office!
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