Host your next party, event or meeting at a City of Kitchener facility. Our community centres, arenas and other locations are affordable and have space for 10 to 450 guests.

On this page:

  1. COVID-19 updates
  2. Community centres
  3. Indoor pools
  4. Kiwanis Park and Pool
  5. Arenas
  6. Kitchener Market
  7. Victoria Park Pavilion
  8. Picnic shelters
  9. Golf courses
  10. Williamsburg Dedication Centre
  11. Skatepark
  12. Breastfeeding

COVID-19 updates

Select City of Kitchener facilities are available for limited rental uses in Step 3 starting July 16

  • Indoor and outdoor ceremonies: Rentals for wedding ceremonies, funerals and ceremonies are available at Victoria Park Pavilion and Williamsburg Cemetery with capacity limits in place to allow for physical distancing. 
  • Indoor and outdoor receptions: Rentals for receptions are available with capacity limits in place to allow for physical distancing. 

If you have a question about a specific event or rental, see our rental spaces page to contact a city staff member.


Community centres

Rent a room at one of our community centres to host a meeting, event or party. Depending on the location, rooms hold between 10 and 450 guests. Use this chart to get details about each community centre.

Parking is available at all community centres. If you would like to serve alcohol at your event, you will need to apply for and obtain a licence from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario.

All our community centres are wheelchair accessible.

To book space at a community centre, use our online form. If you have questions, contact staff at the community centre.


Indoor pools

Rent one of our indoor pools for a birthday party or other event.

Get specific details for each pool:

  1. Breithaupt
  2. Cameron Heights
  3. Forest Heights
  4. Lyle Hallman

Parking is available at all pools. You cannot get a liquor licence for events at city pools.


Kiwanis Park and Pool

This venue is the perfect spot for any outdoor event, including:

  • family reunions
  • group picnic
  • corporate retreat

You can book one of our three fully covered picnic shelters.

Available amenities include:

  • volleyball courts
  • athletic fields
  • canoe launch area
  • outdoor swimming pool
  • walking trails

For more information, call 519-897-1425.


Arenas

The Aud

If you are hosting a convention, trade show or concert, consider the Aud as your venue.

The Aud features:

  • meeting and special event rooms
  • three ice surfaces with more than 70,000 square feet of indoor exhibition space

Interested in catering? The Aud is licensed and equipped for on-site catering services.

Get specific details for each type of rental:

Visit the Aud’s website to learn more and to get a quote.

Activa Sportsplex

Rent a room or rink at Activa Sportsplex for your event or party. We offer affordable rental packages for groups of all sizes.

For more information, call 519-741-2699.

Lions Arena Hall

Host your wedding, stag & doe or other party at the Lions Arena Hall. The hall seats up to 150 guests and you can bring your own catering.

For more information, call 519-741-2699.


Kitchener Market

Host a cooking class, party or other event at the Kitchener Market in downtown Kitchener. The Marketplace features a commercial kitchen and available catering from the market’s Food Hall vendors.

Visit the Kitchener Market website to learn about available rental packages.


Victoria Park Pavilion

Host your wedding reception, corporate event or banquet at the Victoria Park Pavilion. This 1920s building overlooks Victoria Park in downtown Kitchener.

The pavilion’s main room features a stage and large windows looking out at the park.

Address: 80 Schneider Road
Capacity: up to 250 guests

Visit our Victoria Park Pavilion page to learn about the wedding packages we offer.


Picnic shelters

The picnic shelters at Breithaupt Park and Victoria Park are free to use on a first-come first-served basis. You do not need to reserve these shelters to use them.


Golf courses

Doon Valley

Host your next event at the Doon Valley clubhouse, overlooking the golf course and the Grand River.

The main banquet hall seats 120 guests and is available for events all year. There are also two smaller meeting rooms that seat between 15 and 20 guests. Audio-visual equipment is available for these rooms.

Bar service and in-house catering is available.

For more information, call 519-741-2949.

Address: 500 Doon Valley Road
Capacity: 120 guests

Rockway

Rent the clubhouse at Rockway Golf Course for your wedding, banquet or party. The clubhouse seats 120 guests and includes bar service and in-house catering.

Smaller meeting rooms for groups of 10 to 20 guests are available. Audio-visual equipment is available for these rooms.

For more information, call 519-741-2949.

Address: 625 Rockway Drive
Capacity: 120 guests


Williamsburg Dedication Centre

Host a wedding, family gathering or other special event at the Dedication Centre at Williamsburg Cemetery. This 19th century Mennonite chapel features stained glass and solid wood walls, floors and pews. Your guests will enjoy the pond view and peaceful ambiance.

Visit the Kitchener Cemeteries website or call 519-741-2880 to learn more.

Address: 1541 Fischer-Hallman Road
Capacity: up to 110 guests


Mobile skatepark

The Doon Skatium is a pick-up-and-go skatepark that travels between community centres on weekdays. On weekends, you can rent it for your event or party!

Our mobile skatepark includes:

  • five-foot quarter pipe
  • pipe ramp
  • three-piece fly-over box
  • two two-foot kicker ramps
  • one grind box
  • two grind rails

You can also use the trailer that carries the skatepark as a hang-out spot with music and snacks.

For more information, call 519-741-2200 ext. 7603.


Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding friendly. Anytime. Anywhere. The City of Kitchener operates family friendly facilities and supports breastfeeding mothers.