Bridgeport Community Centre

Front image of Bridgeport Community Centre

Bridgeport Community Centre, located at 20 Tyson Dr., has been a gathering place for the surrounding community since 1970. 

Located next to the Grand River and the Walter Bean Trail, and tucked in beside Tyson Park, the centre is home to one of the largest community ice rinks in the city, and features a multipurpose room and two meeting rooms that are equipped to offer a variety of programs and activities.



Bridgeport Community Association (BCA) programming
Bridgeport Community Association runs programming at the facility, including:
  • Fitness programs
  • Children's arts and crafts programs
  • One day workshops
  • Special interest programs
  • Recreation and leisure programs for all ages

Registration for Fall BCA programming is available online at ActiveNet or in person and program information can be found in the latest edition of the BCA Program Flyer

Bridgeport Community Association is proud to announce the release of its new website. Please visit the Bridgeport Community Association website for up to date news, program information, and much more.

Bridgeport Community Association has now launched its new Facebook page! Feel free to explore their new Bridgeport Community Association Facebook page

Did you know that Bridgeport Community Association releases a newsletter every season that highlights interesting historical details about the Bridgeport area? Inside you will also find sessional programming information. Visit Bridgeport Community Centre for a paper copy of the newsletter. 

Contact Bridgeport Community Association

Email -

Telephone - 519-578-8751

City programs

Registration for Fall programming is available online ActiveNet or in person and program information can be found in the latest edition of Active Kitchener.

Drop-in programs

Our regular free drop in programs are as follows:

  • Parent and Tot Drop-In - Wednesdays and Thursdays 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. (September to the end of June)
  • Euchre Card Group - Wednesdays at 1 - 3:30 p.m. (September 13 to the end of June)
  • Bid Euchre - Thursdays 1 - 3:30 p.m. (September 14 to the end of June)
  • Men's Coffee Group - Every other Thursday at 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. (monetary donations collected to fundraise for community events)
Community partners' programming

The Bridgeport Community Centre is proud to partner with local organizations to provide programs and information to our community. All programs and information sessions are free to attend and are located at the centre.

  • Community Support Connections, WALC Fitness Program - A gentle fitness class for seniors occurring on Tuesdays and Fridays at 10 - 11 a.m. (September to June);
  • Get Ready For School, StrongStart - program for children three years old;
  • Life With a Baby, Sensory Tuesdays - Join us for a fun morning of sensory and play and exploration! Visit Sensory Tuesdays website for dates. Please register through Life with a Baby, space is limited. This program for parent and tot is brought to you by Life With a Baby, a peer support system that provides programs for parent and kids up to age six;
  • Bridgeport Lions Club, members' meeting - Second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 7-9 p.m.;
  • Girl Guides of Canada, Brownies Unit - Every Tuesday during the school year.
  • Minds In Motion - Alzheimer Society of Ontario. A physical activity and brain stimulation program for people with dementia and their care givers. Tuesdays - contact Alzheimer Society for Bridgeport Community Centre session dates.

Rockway Entertainers Christmas Concert

Friday, Nov. 30

7-8:30 p.m.

Cost: $10/person - children under 12 years free

Tickets available on ActiveNet (#25230) or at any City of Kitchener community centre or pool.


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Amenities and services

In House Services

 Public Access Computers

Partner Services

 Community Outreach Services

Community Services

Outdoor Rink

Local Trails

Kiwanis Park and Pool


Important dates

Registration for Fall 2018 Programs will begin Tuesday, Aug.21 starting at 8:30 a.m. online at ActiveNet and in person at all Kitchener Community Centres and Pools.


Bridgeport Community Centre is the perfect place to hold your next meeting, party or special event.

We offer two smaller meeting-type rooms, both equipped with small kitchenettes and able to accommodate 20-50 people; and a larger banquet room with a spacious kitchen and separate bar area that can accommodate up to 200 people.

The centre is fully accessible and located within walking distance of public transit and the Grand River.

For more information, please call us at 519-741-2271 or email the centre.

Interested in other community centres and their available rental space? Check out this chart with more details of what each Kitchener community centre has to offer. Feel free to contact the City of Kitchener general email with any questions or for more information.


Photo Gallery: Bridgeport Centre rental gallery will appear here on the public site.
Centre hours

Bridgeport Community Centre Hours of Operation:

  • Monday to Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon
  • Sunday, closed

However, the centre is available for private events outside of regular hours. Please call or email us for rental information.

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