Renting FAQ

Below is a list of answers to frequently asked questions about renting the Community or Rehearsal Space at 44 Gaukel.

How do I Book Online?

Please see “How to Book With Skedda: New User.”

What does the Booking Process Look Like?

Please see “Full Booking Process.”

Cancellation Policy

Refund/Cancellation
In the event of a cancellation, a full refund will be given to renters who provide a minimum of one
week’s notice. Bookings cancelled with less than one week’s notice will be subject to a charge of 50% of
their quoted rental fee. For cancellations within 24 hours of rental, renters are subject to 100% of their
quoted rental fee.

In the event that the City of Kitchener requires 44 Gaukel to stop operations, all bookings for the
duration of the closure will be cancelled without penalty.

In the event that a renter or one of their clients tests positive for COIVD-19, all bookings going forward
can be cancelled without penalty.

What are the Capacity Limits for the Spaces for Rent?

If I am Renting One of the Spaces to Teach a Class, Do Instructors Count as Part of the Capacity Limit?

Yes, capacity limits refer to the maximum number of people in the room, regardless of whether they are a student, instructor, visitor/guest, etc. At no point in time should a renter have more people than the stated capacity limit for that space.

How does Parking Work at 44 Gaukel?

44 Gaukel sits beside the Charles St West Lot 15 which is operated by the City of Kitchener. Please see the City of Kitchener lot page for up-to-date details on prices, hours of operation and more.

There is some on-street parking available near 44 Gaukel, see here. On-street parking is regulated by the City of Kitchener and can change at any time.

How will I Access My Rental at 44 Gaukel?

All recurring renters receive a swipe card to enter the building and a key if required to enter the space you are renting. If you are renting Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. you do not require a swipe card or a key, as ABO staff will let you into the space.

Where do I Return my Swipe Card After my Rental is Over?

Please place your swipe card and key into the second-floor key dropbox located outside of the Rehearsal Space door.

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