SD 47 Powell River

​The OLC is a beautiful location for groups looking to spend time together in a peaceful wilderness setting.  Whether it’s a school trip, spiritual retreat, social gathering, wedding or group team building session, the OLC is a great choice on the upper Sunshine Coast.  Our facility, staff and programs provide all the essential components for a successful and memorable experience.

Accessible by water across a fresh water fjord, or via forest service roads, the Centre is nestled in a wooded valley at on shores of Powell Lake. The OLC sits on a west facing headland, surrounded by two adjacent park areas and combines modern, simple yet comfortable accommodations, great food and spectacular scenery- all at affordable rates.

Include activities such as rock climbing, sea kayaking, canoeing, and more to your rental package. Scenic tours of adjacent areas can also be arranged, such as Desolation Sound Provincial Marine Park.  Our dedicated and highly skilled kitchen team provide exceptional meals using local ingredients and catered to all dietary needs from our commercial kitchen. 

Our facilities include cabin style accommodations, delicious meals prepared by our culinary team, a variety of program areas, lakefront beach, outdoor amphitheater and much more.

The OLC aims to make your group wilderness based experience enjoyable and memorable.  Contact us (link) to discuss the options.

All rentals are subject to specific terms and conditions.

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Available at an extra charge, meals at our centre combine the freshest locally sourced ingredients with Chef graduates form our well renowned culinary arts training programs.  With an emphasis on food security and sustainability students at the centre will learn about the food they are eating and have an opportunity to better understand the role of proper nutrition in personal and community wellness.

Meals are served three times a day, buffet style in our spacious 2,000 square foot dining hall with views overlooking Powell Lake.

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c/o 4351 Ontario Avenue, Powell River, BC, V8A 1V3 Phone: (604) 414-3966 Fax: (604) 485-6435 Email:

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