Interested in booking the National Water Centre for a meeting or retreat? The water centre boasts a number of great live/work spaces available for half-day, full-day, or weekly rentals. We will work with you to customize a rental package that suits your needs. If you are with a charitable organization or student group, discounts may be available. All rental proceeds are used to support the national water centre's work for waterways you can swim, drink, and fish. 



Ideal for meeting space, this sun-filled, elegant room can accommodate up to 30 persons theatre style. Separate entrance from the courtyard. Access to washrooms in the main house via covered walkway. 

Daily Rate: $400


Great Room


Enjoy a view of the river and surrounding forest from this round, light, and airy room. Perfect for a large meeting or reception, the Great Room can accommodate 50 persons theatre style. Enter the room directly from the Centre's Main Entrance. Enjoy access to the outdoor terrace. Washroom is located immediately beside the entrance.

Daily Rate: $500


Douglas Rouse Study for Visiting Fellows

This is the perfect space for a writer or scholar looking for a quiet retreat in which to work. The study has its own entrance and fireplace. A washroom is located just beside the entrance. Furnished with original desk and chairs. Due to the secluded nature of the property, internet access may be slower than in more developed areas.

Daily Rate: $150



This sunny kitchen has all the conveniences of professional-level cooking at home. Use of Lancanche French-made range, ample fridge and freezer space, large ceramic apron sink, and granite island.

Daily Rate: $200


Guest  En-suites

We have two elegant en-suites that can be rented by the night or week.

En-suite 1 features a private balcony, fireplace and amazing view of river. Queen bed.

En-suite 2 has great views of river, fireplace and jacuzzi tub. Queen bed. 

Nightly Rate: $200 


Grounds Only (No Access to the Residence) 

Have access to the 50 acres of forest, meadow, beach, and hiking trails. Hike the main trail loop along the river, or adventure out and make your own path! Explore the three ponds, head out to the private beach, or spend some time in the untouched Acadian woods.

Daily Rate: $300 (flat group rate, may change according to group size)


Whole House & Grounds

Set on 50 acres of Acadian Forest, the arts and crafts-style building boasts hiking trails, majestic views of the Kennebecasis River and a private beach. 5 Bedrooms, 3 full baths, 3 half-baths, large studio space, writing room (that could double as an extra bedroom). Occupants would also have full use of the dining room, kitchen and the adjoining family room. Feature 5 fireplaces: 2 in ensuite bedrooms, one in living room, great room, and study

Rental of the entire property starts at $5,000/week (discounted rates available)

Rates are based on occupancy, and hospitality services.