Forest Heights Community Centre

Front of Forest Heights Community Centre

Some community centres have reopened for select programs

Chandler Mowat, Doon Pioneer Park, Kingsdale, Mill Courtland, and Victoria Hills Community Centres have reopened for select programs. Read more

The Region of Waterloo passed a bylaw requiring the wearing of face coverings in enclosed public spaces that is now in effect. You can learn more about the bylaw and what it means for you on the Region of Waterloo site.

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

Read more about what's open and closed.

Forest Heights Community Centre will reopen Sept. 21. 

Forest Heights Community Centre, located at 1700 Queens Blvd., has been serving the Forest Heights and Forest Hill communities since 1998.

Featuring a gymnasium and four multipurpose rooms, the centre is equipped to offer a variety of programs and activities.

The centre also offers an outdoor skating rink each winter.

 

 Programs

 Registration

All programming, including drop-in programming now requires registration. To register for programs, please visit ACTIVE Net.

 Forest Heights Community Association Programs
Check out all Forest Heights Community Association programs in Active Kitchener - then register through ACTIVE Net.
 Community Partners' Programs
Our centre partners with local organizations to provide programs and information to our community, including the Forest Hill T-Ball Association for children.

 

Outreach Services

FHCC has an Outreach worker on site on  Thursdays  9 a.m. – noon 

Please book an appointment by calling 519-742-8327 x 249

 Safety measures 
For your safety, the following procedures are in place: 
  • Access control: Public access will be controlled and limited to patrons who are registered for programs or have scheduled activities such as the use of public access computers or use of the gymnasium through the Book your Bubble program. Visitors are asked to come prepared to participate in scheduled programming as access to changerooms will be unavailable.
  • Pre-screening questions: Visitors will be required to successfully complete a series of health screening questions prior to entry.
  • Masks and face coverings: Visitors are required to wear masks upon entry and while in common areas such as lobbies, hallways or washrooms.
  • Physical distancing: Visitors are always required to maintain a physical distance of at least 2-meters from other patrons.
Book your Bubble
With the Book your Bubble program, residents can pre-book time to use a community centre gym for physical activity with their social bubble of up to 10 people. Booking gym time is free and bookings for each 45-minute time slot can be made online, in-person or by calling the centre. 

The Gymnasium time can only be used for recreational activity only. Team practices or individual coaching is not permitted.  

Book your Bubble

Please note: The name and phone number of the main contact will be collected for tracking purposes.  The booker must be 18 years or older and “the bubble” must have a minimum of 1 adult in the gym for use with under people under 16 years.  Users are required to bring their own recreational equipment. Staff will sweep and clean gym after each user group. 

 Safety for Book your Bubble participants 
  • Users will be screened by community centre staff upon entry.
  • If all users pass the initial screening, they will be required to sanitize their hands and wear a mask or face covering while inside the main building.  
  • Participants will come dressed and ready to use the gym as washrooms and changerooms are unavailable. Please note, outdoor shoes are not permitted in the gym 
  • Participants are encouraged to bring their own water. The community centre’s water fountain can be made available to refill reusable bottles only.  No other outside food or drink is permitted in the centre at this time.
  • Masks will not be required during gym-time. Users will have 45-minutes to use the gym space. Once your time has finished, participants must wear their mask or face covering to exit the building through the designated exit door(s).  
 Events

 

       

 

News
  • The Forest Heights Community Association is looking for volunteers
  • The Forest Heights Food Forest program needs volunteers. Call the community centre at 519-741-2621 to be connected with the Food Forest team.
Amenities and services
In-House Services
  •  Public Computers
Neighborhood Associations
Nearby Amenities
Important dates

 

  • Registration opens on Feb. 25 for Spring Programs and Feb. 28 for Summer Camps!!
  • Centre will be closed on Good Friday, April 10.

Rentals

Forest Heights Community Centre is available for rent for meetings and special events. 

 

 

NEW!!   - COMMUNITY ROOM:

Need space to plan a neighbourhood project or get together with a hobby group? For availability at the Forest Heights Community Centre, call 519-741-2621 or email forestheightscc@kitchener.ca.

Room 1 is free to book for groups of 12 participants or less.

Book this FREE space online or at the front desk.

Our facility is fully accessible and within walking distance of public transit. Visit Grand River Transit for route information and schedules.

For more information, please call 519-741-2621.

Centre hours

Monday           9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Tuesday           9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Wednesday      9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Thursday         9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Friday             9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday         9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Sunday           CLOSED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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