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).

 Living with HIV

Saturday, April 27

10-11 a.m.

Code: 31678


Birds in Your Neighbourhood

Wednesday, May 8

10:30-11:30 a.m.

Code: 31687


Yard Sale

Saturday, May 11

8 a.m.- noon

Come and find a treasure at Rockway's Yard Sale! Vendor tables available for $10 or donate your unwanted books, puzzles, games, tools, jewelry and working electronics. Donations will be accepted starting May 1 (no furniture or clothing donations will be accepted). Yard sale will be indoors if it rains. BBQ and light refreshments are available for purchase!

Mother's Day Concert with Gregory Gibson

Monday, May 13

3:30-5 p.m.

Pianist, Gregory Gibson, will perform favourite songs for all mom's! Monetary donation at the door. Team and coffee provided with some sinful treats! Reserve a seat!

Code: 33174

General Brock in the War of 1812

Wednesday, May 22

10:30-11:30 a.m.

Code: 33410

The Gift of Mediumship

Thursday, May 30

6:30-8 p.m.

Code: 31658


Rockway Entertainers presents "I Remember that River" Spring Concert Series

Rockway Community Centre:

Friday, May 10

2 p.m.

Tickets $10

Code: 31712


Thursday, May 16

2 p.m.

Tickets $10

Code: 32002


Stanley Park Community Centre featuring the Schneider Male Chorus

Saturday, May 25

2 p.m.

Tickets $20 (Students $15)

Code: 32003


All concerts: kids 12 & under are FREE

Concerts sponsored by Chartwell

*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, August 24 & September 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 e-mail us.

Neighbours Day is happening on Saturday, June 8 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.! Join us at Rockway for a FREE BBQ, live music, program demos/displays and much more! NEW this year is Cars & Coffee! Shine up your special vehicle and show it off at Neighbour's Day. All Classic/Sporty vehicles welcome! 

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

Join us for lunch at Rockway Centre. The menu changes each day (see below for details). All meals include soup/salad, main entree, dessert and coffee/tea. Lunch is served at 11: 45 a.m. To reserve a spot or cancel a reservation, call 519-741-2507 24 hours in advance. Takeout is available upon request for pickup after 12:15 p.m. 

Lunch - $10.46 
Specialty lunch - $11.46, specials are paid in advance, no refunds



April 29- Mushroom Pork Chops

May 6- Sweet & Sour Meatballs

May 13- Chicken Alfredo


May 27- Baked Sausage with Sauerkraut


April 30- Lasagna: Meat OR Veggie

May 7- Breaded Pork Chops with Sauerkraut

May 14- Beef Goulash with Fresh Biscuits

May 21- Lemon Chicken

May 28- Scottish Steak Pie


May 1- Juicy Roast Pork

May 8- Mother's Day Special: Roast Beef & Yorkshire Pudding

May 15- Liver with Bacon & Onions OR Chicken

May 22- Salisbury Steak

May 29- Oven Roasted Chicken


April 25- Liver with Bacon & Onions OR Chicken

May 2- Spanish Meatloaf

May 9- BBQ Pork Loin

May 16- Hot Beef Sandwich

May 23- Chicken Stew with Dumplings

May 30- Pineapple Pork


April 26- Fresh Made Schnitzel 

May 3- Smoked Ham with Scalloped Potatoes

May 10- Chicken Parmesan

May 17- Honey Garlic Chicken

May 24- Stuffed Pork Loin

May 31- Lasagna: Meat OR Veggie



If you missed lunch, you can take home a meal from The Rock freezer while supplies last. Advance ordering and delivery not available.

  • $5 each

  • 2 for $9.50

  • 3 for $13

Important dates

Spring registration is open! Register in person, over the phone, or on ACTIVE Net. 

Summer registration starts Tuesday, June 4 at 8:30 a.m.

Neighbours Day is Saturday, June 8 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.


The Centre will be closed:

-Monday, May 20, 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

Mondays from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Tuesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.

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

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