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).

Celebrate 2020! Buffet Lunch Special

Wednesday, Jan. 15


Barcode # 40909. Registration required.

Meal is catered by Angie's Kitchen

Live entertainment by Derek Byrne

New Year, New Look

This workshop will focus on highlighting your natural assets and looking your best.

Tuesday, Jan. 21

11 a.m.-12 p.m.


Barcode # 40818

New World Warblers

Songbirds are great tonic to combat the snow and cold of winter. Come and see how these little multi-hued gems from the tropics will soon be enlightening our spring landscape.

Monday, Jan. 27

10-11 a.m.


Barcode # 42713

Seasonal Skin Care

With the change to winter weather, there are changes you should make to your skin care regime.

Friday, Jan. 31

1-3 p.m.


Barcode # 40881

Rockway Entertainers Open House

The Rockway Entertainers Senior Mixed Chorus invites you to come find out what they are all about. There will be singing and refreshments during this social afternoon.

Thursday, Jan. 23

1:30-3:30 p.m.

No registration required

Income Tax Preparation Assistance- One day clinic

Provided free for those eligable (see below) by volunteers from the Waterloo Wellington Chartered Progessional Accountants of Ontario Association.

Appointment bookings start February 1, 2020. To book, call 519-741-2507 or visit Rockway Centre in person.


- Without dependents, with a gross household income of less than $30,000

- With dependents, including a spouse or equivalent, with a gross household income of less than $40,000


Clinic is happening at the Rockway Community Centre

Saturday, Mar. 7, 2020

9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Must have an appointment


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.

  • $5.50 each

  • 2 for $10

  • 3 for $14.50

Important dates

The centre will be closed on Feb. 17, 2020 for Family Day.


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 9 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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