Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre

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Select community centres set to open

Select community centres are set to reopen for limited use by the end of June to provide food distribution programs, cooling centre locations and summer camps. Read more.

Parks, trails, Kitchener Golf, Kitchener Market Saturday Farmers' Market and most outdoor facilities are open. Learn more about what's open and closed.

The majority of city-run facilities, playgrounds, splash pads and pools currently remain closed.

Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre (DPPCC/PP branch KPL), located at 150 Pioneer Dr., in the southwest corner of our city, offers a wide variety of programs and activities to suit the ages and interests of the surrounding community. 

Watch for details on the official Grand Opening...more details to come.

 Programs

For a listing of DPPCA programs, please visit the Community Association's website to access their current newsletter or you can also follow them on Facebook.  Please note that the DPPCA has made changes to the delivery of the newsletter.  Beginning in the Fall of 2019, they are no longer being delivered to area homes.  For now, you can find printed copies at the Centre and in the Library and as listed above, the DPPCA website and Facebook pages.  Active Kitchener will still be delivered to area homes and the DPPCA programs will be advertised in this City of Kitchener's publication.

For a list of programs and special events including other Neighbourhood Associations and Aquatics, please view Active Kitchener.

To register for programs, please access ACTIVE Net. Please be sure to read and select the check box for your new paperless waiver when registering.

If this is your first time registering, please go to the Program Registration and Assistance page for guidance.

Neighbourhood Association Refund Policy - effective Sept. 2018.

Weather cancellations - If local schools are closed because of weather conditions, all DPPCA programs are automatically cancelled. Please listen to 570 Extreme Weather Centre when in doubt. Be advised that make-up classes will be arranged if possible but refunds will not be given.

 Events

Check out other opportunities below...

On April 15, the City launched the Kitchener Says Thanks campaign and there will be performances in our live, online concert series. To stream the concert, visit the City of Kitchener’s Facebook Events.  

Looking for At Home Activities?

Looking for something fun to do? Learn more about free or nearly free activities. 

Looking for social distancing activities?

The City of Kitchener has launched a new lovemyhood.ca website. Check it out for ideas and information related to Kitchener neighbourhoods. Each story and photograph features people and places from right here in Kitchener.

One of the great new features on the website is the What's in my hood map? Enter your address to find nearby community centres, pools, sportsfields, parks, community gardens, arenas, winter rinks and more! 

News

Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre has reopened to the public after our expansion project. Come in and see our updated facility!

Doon Pioneer Park Community Association volunteer opportunities

Are you looking for an opportunity to gain employable skills and put your knowledge and experience to work? The DPPCA is looking for volunteers in the following areas:

  • Special events team
  • General Volunteers - 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, and to complete an application, please visit www.dppca.ca

 

Amenities and services

Our newly expanded centre offers a new spacious gymnasium, multiple meeting spaces and open common areas. Our new splashpad will be available for use this spring. 

NEW Splashpad opens this spring. Subscribe to this page for updates!

Outreach Services - we can help!

DPPCC has an Outreach worker available by appointment, please connect by calling 519-742-8327 x 250.  Assisting children and families to access services you need within your own neighbourhood.

Important dates
  • DPPCA Fall 2020 program registration, online or in person begins Aug. 18 at 8:30am. This date includes other Neighbourhood Association programming and City of Kitchener direct programs as well.
  • Registration for Summer Camps, if available begins June 2. 

Rentals

Visit our front desk for more information on rentals. 

Centre hours

Monday - 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. 

Tuesday -  9 a.m.- 9 p.m. 

Wednesday -  9 a.m.- 9 p.m. 

Thursday -  9 a.m.- 9 p.m. 

Friday - 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

Saturday - 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

Sunday - 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. 

 

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