Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre

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Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre (DPPCC), 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. 

On behalf of the Staff & DPPCA volunteers, we thank you for your patience and understanding during the transition time.

Winter Programs will resume at the Centre's location beginning Jan. 6, 2020. 

On behalf of all the Centre staff and DPPCA volunteers, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!


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 is making changes to the delivery of the newsletter.  Beginning this fall, they are no longer being delivered to homes and they are in the process of looking for other ways and means to distribute them.  For now, you can find them at the Pioneer Park Library, the Centre when it reopens, and as listed above the website and Facebook pages.  Active Kitchener will still be delivered to area homes and these programs will be advertised in this City of Kitchener publication.

NEW! This Jan. join in-line beginner skating!  Basic beginner class, students will learn stopping, heel brakes, turns and more. All students must bring; in-line skates with heel brakes, elbow and knee pads, wrist guards and a helmet to participate. 

Register beginning Nov. 19 in ActiveNET, class is limited to six particpants.

Sundays, Jan. 19-March 8 - 8 wks $30
Ages 6-8 yrs 1-1:45 p.m. ActiveNET Activity # 43665
Ages 9-13 yrs 2-2:45 p.m. ActiveNET Activity # 43666

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.

Neighbour 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.


Due to the centre's construction closure, there are no events planned at this time. Check out other opportunities below...

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

The City of Kitchener has launched a new 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! 



DPPCA Volunteer Opportunity

Check out information regarding the 2019 DPPCA Christmas Miracle project.


Community Centre changes

The community centre will undergo significant renovations so that it can continue to deliver programs and services to this growing community. Residents can look forward to a large program room, a new gymnasium, additional meeting space, new washroom facilities, spacious lobby and seating area and a new splash pad!

Visit for updates.

The community centre is now closed until late fall of 2019. During the construction phase, programs will continue to run at off-site locations listed below (click to view locations).  

  1. Forward Church
  2. Doon Presbyterian Church
  3. Pioneer Park Public School
  4. Brigadoon Public School
  5. St. Kateri Tekakwitha School
  6. Groh Public School
  7. Doon Village Retirement Residence 

The Pioneer Park branch of Kitchener Public Library will remain open during the renovations, for programs and information check out their webpage. 

Amenities and services

Amenities and services will be available once the centre reopens.

Click to see area Winter Rink locations.

Click to see area Pools & Splash Pad locations.

To connect with the Family Outreach Program, please call your worker at 519-742-8327 x 250 to schedule a time to meet.

Important dates
  • DPPCA Winter 2020 program registration, online or in person begins Nov. 19 at 8:30am. This date includes other Neighbourhood Association programming and City of Kitchener direct programs as well.
  • Aquatics Fall registration begins Nov. 5.
  • Anticipated reopening of the community centre is Jan. 6, 2020. KPL remains open during our closure.


During our construction phase, there are no rooms available at this location. Check out other City locations available to rent.

Centre hours

Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre is now CLOSED for expansion and renovation.  

KPL remains OPEN, click to view KPL hours.


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