The Byron Optimist Community Centre is located at 1308 Norman Avenue.

  • Parking at Byron Optimist Community Centre is free.
  • Check London Public Transit for public transit locations, times and fees.
  • Call 519-661-2489, extension 4428 for customer service. To book a rental, call 519-661-5575 or email
Hours of operation

As part of our ongoing efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, and in keeping with the Province’s announcement that Ontario will transition to a modified version of Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen, this facility is currently closed. Please continue to follow the City's FacebookTwitter and Instagram for updates related to recreation and sport programs.

Registered programs

Check our  Play Your Way website to register and pay for programs that take place at Byron Optimist Community Centre. 

Cancellations and closures

Check our cancellation page to ensure your program is running as scheduled.


Multi-purpose rooms and gymnasium are available to rent for meetings, birthday parties, bridal showers or seasonal parties at Byron Optimist Community Centre. This facility is fully accessible.  Meeting room with kitchen access is available for up to 59 people (standing). The gymnasium can hold up to 263 people (standing), and has two regulation basketball nets, two seven-foot basketball nets and one volleyball court.

Meeting room
  • Dividable
  • Not intended to be used for sport activities
  • Kitchen access (roll up window)
  • Audio visual equipment
  • Tables and chairs available
  • Sound system
  • White board
  • Overhead screens (two)
  • Two regulation basketball hoops
  • Two seven-foot basketball hoops
  • Floor hockey nets
  • One volleyball court and net
  • Access to the kitchen (roll up window)
  • Two pickleball courts with nets
  • Counter space
  • Dish washer
  • Microwaves
  • Refrigerator with freezer
  • Double sink/single sink
  • Stove top & oven
  • Roll up windows with access to gym and meeting room
Jorgenson Park
  • Two tennis courts
  • Soccer pitch
  • Baseball diamond
  • Playground equipment
Surrounding and park amenities
  • Springbank Park
  • Storybook Gardens


Visit our rentals page to book a space in the Byron Optimist Community Centre. To book a rental, call 519-661-5575 or email

Rental rates


Adult rate

$39.98 per hour

Minor rate $29.96 per hour
Commercial rate $71.96 per hour

Full meeting room

Adult rate  $39.98 per hour
Minor rate $29.96 per hour
Commercial rate $71.96 per hour

Meeting room A or B

Adult rate  $28.72 per hour
Minor rate $21.54 per hour
Commercial rate $51.70 per hour


Adult rate  $28.72 per hour
Minor rate $21.54 per hour
Commercial rate $51.70 per hour

HST is not included in the above pricing. Insurance can be purchased through the City of London or you can provide a copy of your own coverage. Music: SOCAN and Re:Sound charge is required

Non-alcohol events only.


Last modified:Friday, January 14, 2022