Rockway Centre

Front of Rockway Community Centre

Rockway Community Centre, located at 1405 King St. E., has been offering programs and services to adults in our community since 1975.

Featuring an auditorium and nine program rooms, the centre is equipped to offer a wide range of activities to individuals and groups.



We offer programs for adults and older adults, who have interest in:

Check out our newsletter for details on our ongoing groups, programs and classes. Information on upcoming community events and programs can be found in Active Kitchener and in the Rockway Community Centre Guide (available at Rockway).

Gardening Trends

Learn about the 2019 gardening trends and how to garden design and how gardening experiences are evolving. Register to secure your spot!

Friday, Sept. 13, 2019

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.


Barcode # 39083

Elder Law

Guidance on wills and power of attorney subjects. Register to secure your spot!

Monday, Sept. 16, 2019

10:45 - 11:45 a.m.


Barcode # 39086

Chronic Pain Management

Live life to the fullest with your ongoing chronic pain. This program combines seminar learning with gentle moves exercise component that requires participants to stand beside their chairs for a little movement. Register to secure your spot!

Wednesdays from Sept. 18 - Oct. 23

6 - 8:30 p.m.

6 weeks


Barcode # 38402

Medical Natural Alternatives

This 7 week docu-series is led by a registered holistic nutritionist. Medicinal cannabis is a safe method of dealing with sleep, inflammation, arthritis and more. Registration required.

Thursdays from Sept. 19 - Oct. 31

1 - 3 p.m.

7 weeks


Barcode # 38853 


David Gascoigne is back again to teach us about birds. Today we will learn about hummingbirds and why we should be concerned about their future. Register to secure your spot!

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019

1 - 2 p.m.


Barcode # 39093

Cannabis Soft Gels & Oils

This educational session will discuss the regulated cannabis space in Canada. Tweed softgels and oils are new to the market. Register to secure your spot!

Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019

1 - 2 p.m. 


Barcode # 38855

Hearing Wellness

This seminar will discuss hearing awareness as well as offer a free screening for those interested after the talk. Register to secure your spot!

Monday, Sept. 30, 2019

1 - 2 p.m.


Barcode # 38379

 Exit Matters

Know you need to have the conversation about your end of life wishes but aren't sure how to start it? This new board game will help lead you through difficult topics with ease, information & enjoyment.

Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019

1-3 p.m.


Barcode # 39084

 Nature Art

Make your own framed art piece of nature.

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019

9:30-11:30 a.m.


Barcode # 39095

*NEW* Cars & Coffee

Shine up your pride and joy and come out to the Rockway Community Centre! This is a great way to meet fellow car enthusiasts who share the same passion as you. 

Cars & Coffee meets from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. on:

June 8, June 22, July 27, Aug. 24 and Sept. 28, 2019.

For more information, contact Rockway at 519-741-2507


The Rockway Tuck Shop is looking for volunteers for the summer to serve simple food and drinks. For more information, call 519-741-2507 or email us.

The Rockway Tuck Shop has a refreshed homemade menu! Stop by for wraps, salads, yogurt parfait, muffins and so much more! Menu items are available all day long during business hours!

Our NEW Kitchener group card makes taking part in leisure activities even easier for adults age 55 and older. You no longer need a VIP membership to register for city-direct programs.

Amenities and services

Tuck shop

Public-access computers

Book-lending library

Puzzle-lending library

Partner services

Foot care, provided by Complete Foot Care: call Camila at 519-500-0682 to book an appointment

Community amenities

Winter rinks

Horseshoe pits

Golf courses



Dine at the Rock

Dine at the Rock has transitioned to the Downtown Community Centre, located at 35B Weber St W, Kitchener. Please call 519-741-2501 to make a reservation.



Mini meals are still available!  Advance ordering and delivery not available.

  • $5 each

  • 2 for $9.50

  • 3 for $13

Important dates

Fall registration starts Tuesday, Aug. 20 at 8:30 a.m. Register in person, over the phone, or on ACTIVE Net. 


The Centre will be closed:

  • Monday, Oct. 14, 2019


Located right off Highway 7/8, with plenty of free parking and a bus stop at the front door, our centre is convenient for all your rental needs.

The facility offers a large auditorium with capacity for 100 is perfect for special birthday and anniversary parties, as well as other special events; while our meeting rooms are perfect for conferences, business and group meetings, with space to accommodate from 14 to 80 people.

The centre is fully accessible - and conveniently located within close walking distance of public transit. Visit Grand River Transit for route information and schedules.

For more information, please call 519-741-2507

Centre hours

Monday - 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Tuesday - 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday - 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Thursday - 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday - 9 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.

Our centre is available for private rentals outside of regular centre hours.

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