Breithaupt Community Centre

Suburbs

Breithaupt Community Centre, located at 350 Margaret Ave., is fully accessible - and one of our most popular multi-use recreation facilities.

Featuring a 25-yard pool, a warm water pool, gymnasium, solarium, snack bar and several rooms to accommodate small to large events, the centre offers registered, drop-in and 'pay as you play' programs, swimming lessons for all ages, recreational swims and aqua fitness classes. 

 

Programs

At Breithaupt Centre, we offer a variety of programs for children, youths, and adults of every age. Check out the latest version of Active Kitchener to see our current list of programs, which includes:

Registered programs
 Adult
 
 Art
 Fitness
  Music
 Child
 
 Art
  •  Imagination Arts
  Dance and fitness
 Music
  •  Piano lessons
  Preschool
  • 1-3 It's All About Me
  • Kindercraft and Gymtime
  • Kindercraft and Playtime
 Sportball
 Family

 Each adult and child attending these programs must be registered. A child may not be registered without an adult.

 Art
 Fitness
Pay-as-you-play programs
 Fees

Single admit:

  • Adult (18-54 years) - $4.50
  • Senior (Adult 55 plus) - $3.70
  • Child/Youth (up to age 17) - $2.20
  • Family - $11.20

Book of 10 tickets:

  • Adult (18-54 years) - $40.55
  • Senior (Adult 55+) - $33.15
  • Child/Youth (up to age 17) - $19.65
 Badminton

Adult/senior - social

  • Mondays: 9 - 11:45 a.m. (September-June)
  • Thursdays: 9:45 - 11:45 a.m. (September-June)
  • Fridays: 6 - 8:15 p.m.

Adult/senior - competitive

  • Tuesdays: 7:15 - 9:30 p.m. 
  • Thursdays: 7:15 - 9:30 p.m.

Adult/senior - ladies

  • Tuesdays: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. (September-June)

All ages

  • Wednesdays: 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Fridays: 4:30 - 6 p.m. (September-June)
  • Sundays: 1:15 - 4 p.m.
 Basketball
Adult/senior
  • Mondays: noon - 1:30 p.m. (September-June)
  • Mondays: 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: noon - 1:30 p.m.
  • Fridays: noon - 1:30 p.m.
 Pickelball
All ages
  • Saturdays: 1 - 4 p.m.
Table tennis 
Adult/senior
  • Tuesdays: 9:45 - 11:45 a.m.
  • Thursdays: 2 - 4 p.m.
Ongoing groups
 
 Fees
Ongoing groups are FREE or have a nominal fee with annual purchase of a Kitchener Group Card

 

Kitchener Group Card rates: 

  • Adults 18-54: $21.07
  • Seniors 55+: $15.31
Between the Lines Book Club

Fridays: 1 - 3 p.m. (September-June)

Billiards

Beginners

  • Thursdays: 12:30 - 4 p.m.

Ladies

  • Tuesdays: 1 - 4:30 p.m.

Open to all

  • Daily 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
 Cards
Bridge-social
  • Mondays: 12:45 - 4 p.m.

Euchre-progressive

  • Fridays: 12:45- 4 p.m.

Hiking/walking groups

Happy Hoofers Walking Tours

  • Every other Thursday: 9 a.m. - noon

Indoor Walking for Wellness

  • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays: 8 - 9 a.m. (September-July)

Resoles Hiking Group

  • Wednesdays: 9:15 a.m. start until early afternoon

In Stitches Knitting Group

  • Thursdays: 1 - 3 p.m.
Mostly Music
  • 1st Wednesday of the month: 1:15 - 3:15 p.m. (September-July)

Scrabble

  • Wednesdays: 1 - 4 p.m.

Slo-pitch

  • Tuesday and Thursday mornings (May-September)
Woodworking
  • Tuesdays: 1 - 3 p.m. (September-June)
Events
  • Halloween Party: Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Presented by Leap Into Life, this costume party is for older adults. Coffee/tea and light refreshments provided. Register in person or on ActiveNet using program number 20491.
  • Snowflake Bazaar: Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Come check out over 60 vendors selling homemade arts and crafts. Snacks available in Solarium for a small fee. Want to book a table? Registration is open now, and space is running out. Please register in person.
News

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Amenities and services
  • Snack Bar - Volunteer run, offers affordable light lunches in the relaxed atmosphere of the solarium. The snack bar is open Monday, Wednesday from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and Tuesday, Thursday from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Due to a shortage of volunteer staff, Snack bar will be closed on Fridays until further notice.
  • Public-access computers - Available in the solarium Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Friday Foot Care - Nursing professionals assist with nail care, care of corns and calluses, and offer foot assessments. Appointments are available between 8:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Please call 519-500-0682 to book your appointment.
  • Family Outreach Worker - Outreach worker is available Tuesdays and Thursdays, and can assist with clothing and school supplies for children, grocery vouchers, payment assistance for children's leisure programs and more. Please call 519-498-7376 to book your appointment.
  • Community Support Connections for Seniors - Connects seniors in need with Meals on Wheels and more. Please call 519-7728787 for more information.
  • Baseball fields - are available for rent. Please call 519-741-2200 ext. 7396 for availability.
  • Breithaupt splash pad - Splash pad is located in Breithaupt Park, off Union Street.
Mount Hope Breithaupt Park (MHBP) Neighbourhood Association:
For general information about the MHBP community, visit their blog or "like" their Facebook page. A full list of programs can also be found in Active Kitchener.
Important dates
  • Fall aquatics program registration: August 14, 2018
  • Fall leisure program registration: August 21, 2018
  • CLOSED Sunday, October 7 and Monday, October 8 for Thanksgiving

Rentals

 

Photo Gallery: Breithaupt Centre Rental Gallery will appear here on the public site.

Breithaupt Centre has several rooms available to rent for meetings and special events. Additional fees may apply. Please call 519-741-2502 for more information and availability. 

 

 Board room/meeting rooms
  • Capacity 15 people
  • $18.62 per hour
 Room 109
  • Capacity 35 people for social events/50 people for meetings
  • $36.86 per hour
  • Kitchen available for additional fee of $35.18, upon availability
 Room 207
  • Capacity 75 people for social events/125 people for meetings
  • $51.79 per hour
  • Kitchen available for additional fee of $35.18
 Gymnasium
  • Capacity 300 people
  • $73.71 per hour
  • Kitchen available for additional fee of $35.18

 

Centre hours

Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Friday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Sunday: 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 

CLOSED Sunday, Oct. 7 and Monday, Oct. 8 for Thanksgiving

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