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).

Annual Christmas Market

Rockway Advisory Council is hosting its Annual Christmas Market! There will be craft vendors, bake sale, door prizes and much more! Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Saturday, Nov. 23

9:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.

FREE admission

*Vendor tables are SOLD OUT

Retire Fit, Fit & Fit

Are you completely fit to retire? Attend this workshop and learn how to become financially, physically and emotionally fit!

Friday, Nov. 15

1-2:30 p.m.


Barcode # 38382




Wednesday, Nov. 20

7-8:30 p.m.


Barcode # 38854

Osteoporosis- How to best manage & live with it

This educational session will discuss tips on how to manage osteoporosis.

Wednesday, Nov. 20

11 a.m.-noon


Barcode # 39634

Make your own pendant necklace

Learn how to make your own custom resin pendant necklace in this hands on workshop. Bring a photo or image that you'd like to use, or choose one from a selection of magazine images in class.

Thursday, Nov. 28

6:30-8:30 p.m.


Barcode # 38852

Holiday Make Up Look

The holiday season is coming and so are social events and gatherings. Come learn some great holiday make up tips!

Monday, Dec. 2

1-3 p.m.


Barcode # 38849

Natural Skin Care

Explore why it's important to use natural skin care ingredients. Learn simple steps you can take to a more natural skin care routine.

Saturday, Dec. 7

9:30-11:30 a.m.


Barcode # 39513

 Happy Harmonicas Christmas Concert

The Rockway Harmonica Band will be entertaining you with their Christmas songs during this celebration. Come back and join in the merriment!

Tuesday, Dec. 17

10:30-11:30 a.m.


Guarantee a spot by registering with barcode # 39119

Christmas Social

Come enjoy some live Christmas music and fun with friends at this FREE event! It's a relaxed afternoon with light refreshments available.

Friday, Dec. 20

1-3 p.m.

RSVP with barcode # 39123

Rockway Entertainers Mixed Choir Christmas Concerts

Christmas Concerts are at the Rockway Community Centre. Tickets are $10.00. Kids 12 and under are free.

Friday, Dec. 6

7-8:30 p.m.

Barcode # 38392


Thursday, Dec. 12

2-3:30 p.m.

Barcode # 38393


Saturday, Dec. 14

2-3:30 p.m.

Barcode # 39122

Rockway Craft Sales

The Rockway Needles & Crafts group have created some gorgeous and practical items for purchase. Come check out their selection of homemade quality items. All proceeds support Rockway programs.

Drop in to the Rockway Lobby anytime between 9 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13 and Tuesday, Dec. 10


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


Winter registration starts Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 8:30 a.m.


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 8:30 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 noon

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

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