Country Hills Community Centre

Front image of Country Hills Community Centre

Located next to a park at 100 Rittenhouse Rd., Country Hills Community Centre has been a gathering place for the surrounding community since 1997. 

The centre features a double gymnasium, an outdoor sports pad and accessible playground, and three meeting rooms that are equipped to offer a variety of programs and activities.


CHRA programming

Visit Active Net to request your personal identification number (PIN) and individual ID code for each family member; then, register for the programs you're interested in online. Or, visit the centre to create your account and register in person. Effective March 1, you must bring your PIN and individual ID code to the centre for in-person registrations or to access your account information. If you don't have your PIN, we will require photo ID to verify your information.

A full list of programs can be found in the CHRA newsletter and Active Net.

Community partners programming

The Country Hills Community Centre and the CHRA partner with local organizations to provide programs and information to our community. All programs and information sessions are free to attend (unless otherwise noted) and take place at our Community Centre.


Skills Library

Come learn how to sew, cook, make, play, build every Monday from 6 - 9 p.m.

If you are in grades 6 - 9 and are interested in participating in this free program please contact the centre at 519-741-2596 to register.

Upcoming topics:

  • April 29: Arts Program

CHRA 23rd Annual Family Fun Day

Come on out and enjoy some Family Time! Admission is free, donations for the Food Bank of Waterloo Region will be collected. Animals, clowns, games, candy guess and FUN for ALL!


Saturday, April 28 from 2 - 4 p.m.



Newsletter editor/publisher volunteer opportunity available

The Alpine Community Neighbourhood Association (ACNA) serves the area bound by Block Line Road, Homer Watson Boulevard, Strasburg Road and Ottawa Street.

The ACNA is looking for a volunteer who can create content and format a neighbourhood association newsletter. Our newsletters are about six pages and distributed up to four times a year - in March, May, September and December. Please contact the Country Hills Community Centre for more information.


Country Hills Recreation Association volunteer opportunities

Are you looking for an opportunity to gain employable skills and put your knowledge and experience to work? The Country Hills Recreation Association (CHRA) is looking for volunteers in the following areas:

  • Special events team
  • Website/social media team
  • Assisting in children/youth recreational programming (specific to a student looking for community service hours)

You choose how much time you would like to participate; our opportunities are designed to be flexible and fit into any lifestyle. For a list of volunteer opportunities, please contact the Country Hills Community Centre.

Amenities and services
  • House of Friendship outreach support - call 519-574-6504
  • Public-access computers
  • Outdoor winter rink
  • Accessible playground
  • Multi-purpose sports pad
Important dates

CHRA Family Fun Day - April 28, 2 - 4 p.m. 


We Can Dance 2019 May 1, 2 & 3


Neighbours Day 2019 - June 8


Photo Gallery: Country Hills Rental Rooms will appear here on the public site.

The centre features a 4,800 square-foot multipurpose room with a fully accessible stage, making the space suitable for many types of events. With the ability to accommodate up to 300 people, the facility also has three smaller meeting rooms, and full kitchen and bar facilities suitable for cooking and serving. The centre offers plenty of free parking.


For more information, please contact us at 519-741-2596 or

Centre hours

Centre hours in the summer (July 1 - Sept. 4): 

Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. 

The centre is closed Saturdays and Sundays, but is available to rent.


Centre hours for fall, winter and spring (Sept. 5 - June 30):

Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Saturday, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The centre is closed Sundays, but is available for rent. 


Centre hours for We Can Dance 2019 (May 1, 2 & 3):

May 1, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

May 2 & 3, the centre is closed.


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