Rockway Centre

Suburbs

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.

Centre hours

Mondays and Wednesdays, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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

Our centre is closed every weekend, but available for private rentals.

Dates to remember

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

The centre will be closed Monday, May 21, 2018.

The Rockway Advisory Council Annual General Meeting is happening on May 29 from 10-11:30 a.m. Everyone is invited! 

Join us for Movie Mondays at Rockway on the first and last Monday of each month. Show time is 1 p.m. and tickets are $2. Coming up:

  • May 7 - Reds
  • May 28 - The Princess Bride

Neighbours Day is Saturday, June 9 this year and we are excited to be a part of it! Here at Rockway we will be having a FREE BBQ lunch, live music, program demos/displays and more from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m (the BBQ starts at 11:30 a.m.). There are so many great events being held throughout Kitchener, some planned by the city and others hosted by amazing residents just like you. To see a full list of events, you can go to the Neighboursday website – there’s even a handy map to help you get around!

Upcoming community events

 Check out Active Kitchener to see all of our upcoming programs and community events.
 Financial Planning: When to Downsize Your Home

Tuesday, May 1 from 9-10:30 a.m.

Code#19001

Makeup Application

Friday, May 4 from 1:30-3 p.m.

Code# 19466

Enduring Retirement Financially

Tuesday, May 15 from 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Code # 19464

Breathing Properly for Health

Thursday, May 24 from 1-2 p.m.

Code # 19470

Finding the Right Hairstyle & Colour

Tuesday, May 29 from 1-2 p.m.

Code # 19469

Rockway Advisory Council Annual General Meeting

Tuesday, May 29

Everyone welcome and invited

10 a.m. meet and greet with light refreshments and snacks.

10:30 a.m. Welcome, introduction of council and staff, meeting and elections.

11:30 a.m. wrap-up and mingling.

Important news

Volunteers are needed in Dine at the Rock and our tuck shop. For more information, call 519-741-2507 or e-mail us.

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.

Programs

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

  • Arts
  • Education
  • Fitness - drop in to try one free class!
  • General interest
  • Health

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.

 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 - $10.26 
Specialty lunch - $11.26, specials are paid in advance, no refunds

If you missed lunch, you can take home a meal from The Rock freezer. 

  • $4.75 each
  • 2 for $9
  • 3 for $12

May Menu

Mondays

May 7 - Sweet & Sour Meatballs

May 14 - Chicken Alfredo

May 21 - Dine CLOSED

May 28 - Baked Sausage with Sauerkraut 

Tuesdays

May 1 - Honey Garlic Chicken

May 8 - Breaded Pork Chops with Sauerkraut

May 15 - Beek Goulash with Fresh Biscuits

May 22 - Lemon Chicken

May 29 - Over Roasted Chicken

Wednesdays

May 2 - Juicy Pork Roast

May 9 - Chicken Parmesan

May 16 - Liver with Bacon & Onions OR Chicken

May 23 - Mums Meatloaf

May 30 - Scottish Steak Pie

Thursdays

May 3 - Salisbury Steak

May 10 - BBQ Pork

May 17 - Hot Beef Sandwhich

May 24 - Chicken Stew Dumplings

May 31 - Pineapple Pork Loin

Fridays

May 4 - Smoked Ham & Scalloped Potatoes

May 11 - Mother's Day Special- Slow Roasted Beef

May 18 - Chicken Cordon Bleu

May 25 - Stuffed Pork Loin

Specialty lunches

Mother's Day

Friday, May 11, 2018 served at 11:45 a.m.

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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

Trails

Parks

Available for rent

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.

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