St. Francis Xavier University

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Located in the heart of Nova Scotia, St. Francis Xavier University is proud to welcome the Special Olympics Canada 2018 Summer Games. Our modern venues include a track and field, a state of the art basketball gym, a hockey arena and an Olympic size pool. Join Hockey Nova Scotia and hold your summer camp here.

Looking for a venue for your upcoming conference? Enjoy our rich architecture and beautifully landscaped campus. Host your new event at StFX.  With on-site catering services and state of the art AV, the Charles V. Keating Center welcomes groups up to 500 people, while the McKenna Centre more private setting is ideal for luncheons and meetings.

Let our event coordinators help you to create a truly memorable experience for your guests. Have lobster on the beach at sunset, plan a day trip golf excursion to Cabot Links or enjoy a show at Bauer Theater.

Get started by giving us a call now!

Contact Info

1100 Convocation Blvd
Antigonish, NS B2G 2W5
Phone for Accommodations
Phone for Meetings/Conferences
Email for Accommodations
Email for Meetings/Conferences

Meeting Space

Number of Meeting Rooms
Largest Meeting Room (theatre-style)
Largest Meeting Room (banquet-style)
Meeting Room Space
14250 sq. ft

Accommodation Information

Number of Sleeping Rooms
Number of Single Rooms
Number of Double Rooms
Accommodation Hall Type
Standard Hotel Room: 1 - 2 beds, private bathroom, hotel amenities, microwave & fridge OR Dormitory: single beds, communal or shared washrooms (single room or twin share)


Paid Parking Available on site
Free Parking on Campus


Distance to/from main airport
184 km
Close cities nearby and distance
Halifax 215 km
Attractions within 5 km
Bauer Theatre, beaches, lighthouses, whale watching, lobster dinners, ceilidh
Things to do in area
Hiking, swimming, whale watching, beaches, theatre, music, ceilidh

Other Information

Accommodation Year Round
Meeting Space Year Round
Catering Information
Food and Beverage
Yes, inhouse caterer
Onsite Wifi
Yes, complimentary
Technology & Other Features Available
Computer labs, in-room audio visual (projector, screen, microphone), pool, large meeting facilities
Day Meeting Packages
Special Packages
Available upon request
Individual Traveler Booking Website