Class and group tours


If your group or classroom would like to learn more about municipal government we host several information sessions that include a tour of city hall each year.

2018 information sessions/tour dates for children: 

  • Friday, May 18,  1:30 p.m. (reserve by: May 4) *This session is full
  • Friday, Nov. 2, 10 a.m. (reserve by: October 18) *This session is full

2018 information sessions/tour dates for teens, young adults, and adults: 

  • Thursday, May 3, 1 p.m. (reserve by: April 19) 
  • Thursday, Nov.15, 9:30 a.m. (reserve by: November 1) *This session is full

Each information session/tour lasts approximately one hour. Space is limited and advanced registration is required. 

Information sessions cover:

  • The role of municipal government and how it impacts citizens' daily lives;
  • The roles and responsibilities of council, staff, and citizens;
  • How decisions are made;
  • Suggestions regarding how citizens can get involved and have their ideas heard, and
  • A question and answer session with a member of Kitchener City Council (if available).

Subject to room availability, tours include a visit to:

  • Council Chambers
  • The Rotunda
  • Carl Zehr Square
  • The Heritage Room
  • The 10th floor

If your group cannot attend one of the scheduled sessions you are always welcome to take a self-guided tour of City Hall anytime during operating hours.

For more information or to make a reservation for your group contact Rebecca Florence. If making a reservation, please include:

  • Your name and contact information;
  • The date of the tour you would like to attend, and
  • The number of people in your group.

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