Renting Space at Five Oaks


Main Building Entrance


Five Oaks offers a peaceful and welcoming setting any time of year and is a perfect location to host your next group activity.  Whether it be a hobby or community group, corporate or workplace retreat, family reunion or just a group of friends looking to spend time together, we are able to accommodate groups of all sizes.


With a variety of site features such as; hiking trails, river access, a playground area, an open playing field and campfire pits as well as several different Overnight Accommodation, and Meeting Space options, Five Oaks truly has something to offer everyone.


Ideally situated on 116 acres of Carolinian forest at the confluence of Whiteman’s Creek, Five Oaks is located just outside the quaint town of Paris, ON., and is within easy driving distance from anywhere in Southern Ontario.   Both group retreat and conference planners will appreciate the plentiful local activities and program partners.


Come to Five Oaks, share some laughs, explore local shops or book a paddle down the river with a trusted, local partner, Grand River Rafting.  It is time to reconnect with nature.  


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Overnight Accommodations


Five Oaks welcomes groups of all sizes and has several different accommodation options to suit your needs.  Whether it be a private room, dorm-style shared rooms, bunk beds or summer cabins - for the week, the weekend, or just for they day - Five Oaks has it all.  


Those who rent our facilities can enjoy the beautiful grounds, walking trails, outdoor fire pits and indoor fireplaces in the winter.  


Below outlines the different overnight accommodation options available to you.





The Main Building

The Main Building is ideal for larger retreats, consisting of 22 bedrooms that are ‘dorm style', simply furnished rooms with twin sized beds and shared washrooms. This space is best suited for groups of 18 or larger.


Included with overnight rental of 18 or more single rooms are 2 large meeting areas and 3 breakout spaces.  There is free Wi-Fi in the Main Building.


View more photos of the Main Building here.


Main Building

Main Building Bedroom


The Hermitage

The Hermitage is a wonderful space for a private retreat or couple’s getaway. It is a quaint 1 bedroom self-contained cottage located steps below our Main Building.  The Hermitage has a double bed, washroom with shower, kitchenette, sitting area and a lovely deck.


Cooking/eating utensils are included.


View more photos of the Hermitage here.



The Retreat Houses

Five Oaks has two wonderful retreat houses.  The Friendship House and the

House on the Hill.  These are the ideal accommodations for small overnight groups

looking for privacy in a fully contained space. Cooking/eating utensils are included.


Friendship House

This cozy stand-alone house is close to the main building has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a lovely sitting room on the upper and lower level, a well-appointed kitchen along with a screened in porch.   


View more photos of the Friendship House here.


House on the Hill

Located on the peak of Five Oaks property, with a large fire pit in the backyard and wrap around deck, the House on the Hill is perfect for groups of 2-8 guests.

This fully carpeted 4 level back split house consists of 4 bedrooms, 2.5 washrooms, large meeting area with gas fireplace, 2 sitting areas, dining area and fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher. 


View more photos of the House on the Hill here.








Friendship Retreat House

House on the Hill Retreat House

The Chalet

The Chalet offers close access to a large playing field, wooded area, nature trails and the labyrinth.  It is a self-contained with 5 bedrooms, consisting of bunk beds, 4 washrooms with showers, meeting area, dining area and large working kitchen. This house sleeps up to 25 guests.  Cooking/eating utensils are included.


View more photos of the Chalet here.


The Chalet


The Summer Centre

The Summer Centre (open May-Oct-weather permitting) can accommodate 63 guests in a variety of rustic cabins, each with standard camp style bunk beds. There are 8 units - 3 have their own washroom with shower and 5 units share washrooms with showers.


The Summer Centre Kitchen and adjacent Dining Room offer groups the option of cooking for themselves and provides a large indoor space perfect for doing group activities on a rainy day!  Cooking/eating utensils are included.


View more photos of the Summer Centre here.



Summer Centre Dining HallSummer Cabins

Meeting Spaces

Our meeting spaces are the perfect stress-free setting for educational workshops, planning meetings, and wellness or team-building events. Available for day use only.


The Main Building has two large meeting spaces.  The Upper Room can accommodate up to 50 guests and the New Hall can sit 80 guests comfortably.  There are several smaller break out rooms available in the Main Building as well.


The Retreat Houses, the Chalet and the Summer Centre each have their own meeting spaces and are perfect for small private gatherings.



Upper Room Meeting Space - Main Building

To receive a quote based on your specific needs and requirements email or contact the office at 519-442-3212.



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