For rental inquiries, please contact our Facilities Coordinator:   T:  604-254-2551.   We would be happy to give you a tour and meet with you to discuss your needs.

<!–Rental Inquiry Form–>Facility Information Sheet (PDF) – Room capacity and sizes

360° Photo Sphere

The Japanese Hall
5th Floor – View of Downtown and Port Vancouver
5th Floor – Rooftop

rentalhall_imgFacility Specs

The Japanese Hall (Auditorium)

Spacious hall with full-curtain stage, basic sound system and basic projector screen (120 in). Seating capacity up to 530 can be used for theatrical performances/concerts (rehearsals); banquets; conventions/conferences; tradeshows.

Maximum Occupant Load: 530 (non-fixed seats); 420 (non-fixed seats and tables; tight); 330 (licensed beverage establishment)

Meeting and Classrooms

Conduct meetings, workshops, seminars and or classes with a view of the Northshore mountains and stunning great west. Multiple size rooms are available.

5th Floor Tatami Room and Rooftop

Tatami room overlook the rooftop patio with panoramic 360 degree view of downtown Vancouver, Port Vancouver, Northshore mountains and East Vancouver. Perfect for private functions such as small parties or martial arts and cultural classes.

During and after a full day of business indoors, take in the expansive view and sunlight. Additional cost may apply for the main rooftop access.

Room Sizes and Capacity

RoomApprox. AreaCapacityFeatures
Rental Inquiries and Booking Form
Japanese Hall
5300 sq ft (TOTAL)
4300 sq ft (FLOOR)
1000 sq ft (STAGE)
  • Independent Heating/Cooling
  • High Ceiling
  • Stage
  • Projector SCREEN ONLY (120 in)
  • Basic PA System
Large Classroom
(Language Lab)
950 sq ft35 (SEATS & TABLES)
  • Independent Heating/Cooling
  • Blackboard
  • Projector SCREEN ONLY
Small Classrooms350 sq ft
425 sq ft
20-30 (SEATS ONLY)
  • Central (shared) Heating/Cooling
  • Blackboard
  • Multiple Rooms Available
5th Floor
Tatami Room

with view
750 sq ft (ROOM)
3000 sq ft (ROOFTOP)
  • Independent Heating/Cooling
  • Spectacular 360 view of Port Vancouver and downtown
  • Rooftop Patio (additional cost)


Alcohol: In order to serve alcohol, renter is responsible for obtaining proper liquor license and/or certificates. For private and family functions, you can visit BC Special Occasion License Online to obtain a license online.

Music: The law requires Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) fees to be collected for renters playing or performing copyrighted music.

Smoking: No smoking is allowed on VJLS-JH property.


Our location: 487 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 1C6 Canada (on the corner of Jackson Avenue and Alexander Street)