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).

 The Gift of Mediumship

Thursday, May 30

6:30-8 p.m.

Code: 31658


How to Get the Best Results using Google

Thursday, June 6

10:30-11:30 a.m.

Code: 31675


Neighbours Day

Saturday, June 8

11 a.m.- 2 p.m.

FREE BBQ (starts at 11:30 a.m., while supplies last), musical entertainment, program demos, cars and more!

Osteoporosis- How to Best Manage and Live with it

Friday, June 14

1-2 p.m.

Code: 31668


*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



June 3- Teriyaki Chicken

June 10- Sweet & Sour Meatballs

June 17- Pork Chops with Applesauce


May 28- Scottish Steak Pie

June 4- Liver with Bacon & Onions OR Chicken

June 11- Brown Sugar Ham & Scalloped Potatoes 

June 18- Sweet & Sour Chicken


May 29- Oven Roasted Chicken

June 5- Swiss Steak

June 12- Quiche: Ham & Cheese OR Spanish Veggie

June 19- End of Season BBQ- BBQ Ribs


May 30- Pineapple Pork

June 6- Liver with Bacon & Onions OR Chicken

June 13- Meatloaf with Mushroom Gravy

June 20- Chicken Cacciatore


May 31- Lasagna: Meat OR Veggie

June 7- Beef Wellington 

June 14- Father's Day Celebration: BBQ Pork

June 21- Fresh Made Cheeseburger with Fresh Cut Fries


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

Summer registration starts Tuesday, June 4 at 8:30 a.m. Register in person, over the phone, or on ACTIVE Net. 

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


The Centre will be closed:

-Monday, July 1, 2019

-Monday, Aug. 5, 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 7:30 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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