Family Day is an opportunity for quality time with your loved ones. Our facilities provide fun and engaging activities for the whole family to enjoy!

On this page:

  1. Community centres
  2. Kitchener Market
  3. Swimming
  4. Skating
  5. Community events

Community centres

Book a community room or a gym time at one of our community centres for free! Visit our book free space page to learn more and reserve your spot online. You can also book free space by calling your local community centre.

Find community centre hours for Family Day below:

  • Bridgeport: 9 a.m. to noon
  • Centreville Chicopee:  9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Chandler Mowat: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Country Hills: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Doon:  9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Downtown: 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Forest Heights: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Huron: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Kingsdale: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Mill Courtland: closed
  • Rockway: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Stanley Park: closed
  • Victoria Hills: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Williamsburg: closed

Kitchener Market

Enjoy Family Day outdoors at the Kitchener Market! Join us for delicious food and shop from local vendors. You can also head outside to the market piazza to test your curling skills.

  • date: Monday, February 20
  • time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • location: Kitchener Market, 300 King Street East
  • cost: free


  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Board Game café
  • 10 to 11 a.m.: Kids in the Kitchen Open House
  • 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.: Trivia
  • 12:15 to 1:15 p.m.: Kids in the Kitchen Open House
  • 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.: Trivia

Trivia is a first-come, first-serve activity for each timeslot. Sign up in-person when you arrive.

Find more information on the Kitchener Market website.


Enjoy a public swim at one of our indoor pools:

Registration is required and will open on Monday, February 13. Regular admission rates apply.

Register for a Family Day swim


Bring the whole family for free skating at outdoor rinks in neighbourhoods across Kitchener and at Carl Zehr Square!

Find a neighbourhood skating rink

Get directions to Carl Zehr Square

If you want to skate indoors, check out our public skating schedule to find skating time at an arena.

Community events

Find more events and programs on our public events calendar.