Stanley Park


Stanley Park Community Centre, located at 505 Franklin St. N., has been serving the surrounding community since 2005. Featuring a triple gymnasium and three program rooms, the centre is equipped to offer a wide range of programs and activities.

Centre hours

Stanley Park Community Centre is open:

Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Saturday, 7:45 a.m. - noon

Sunday, closed

The centre is also available for private rentals outside of regular hours.

Important news

Snow Angel

Do you have an angel who's helped you shovel snow in the winter? We can help you say thanks. Tell us about your Snow Angel so they can be recognized for their kindness and community-minded spirit. Individuals who are nominated will receive a thank-you letter from the mayor, and have the chance to win a $100 gift card. Learn more or nominate your Snow Angel

Dates to remember

Spring program registration

Spring program registration starts Tuesday Feb. 27, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. See programs tab below for full listing of programs being offered or visit ActiveNet to register online.

Last day to register online for spring programs is Apr. 1, 2018

Last day to register in person for spring programs is Apr. 28, 2018


Neighbourhood camp registration

Neighbourhood camp registration starts Thursday Mar. 1, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. Visit ActiveNet to register online or register in person at the Stanley Park Community Centre.

Upcoming community events

Free public skate

Join SPCA and Extend-a-Family Waterloo Region for a free public skate sponsored by Josslin Insurance at the Grand River Arena.

Tuesday March 6, 2018

4 p.m. to 4:50 p.m

Movie night

Come out for a fun family movie! Bring your blanket! Wear your PJ's!

Free popcorn, Free drinks

Friday, Mar. 23, 2018

Doors open at 7 p.m. movie starts at 7:30 p.m.

Register online beginning Feb. 23 using code: 14450

Adults must accompany children


Friday April 13, 2018
6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Youth ages 12-17 welcome
Cost: FREE
There’s no Dodging this, put your “fast” shoes on and join us for a dodgeball party.
Music, prizes, and pizza for everyone.
Sign-up individually, or as a team.
See the Friday night YDI Leaders or call 519-741-2504 to register. 


Come and join us, whether you’re looking for a date night without the kids, or just a fun evening out.
Live music, good company, and refreshments for all.
Friday, May 11, 2018   7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Age: 18+   Cost: Free
Code: 19863
Registration starts April 16, 2018. Register in advance to grab your spot.


Come out for a FREE fun family movie!
* Free popcorn and refreshments will be served*
Friday July 27, 2018
Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Movie starts at 9 p.m.
Code: 19864
Register online beginning June 18, 2018 (spaces are limited)
Movie and location will be announced in June.


The City of Kitchener, SPCA, The Stanley Park Optimist, and Extend-A-Family bring you the 4th Annual Neighbours Day event taking place on:
Saturday June 9, 2018   9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Featuring: The annual Bike Rodeo, Ball Hockey Tournament, Live Entertainment, BBQ, Bouncy Castles, Face Painting, Prizes, and so much MORE!!!
Save the date because this is one FREE event you do not want to miss!


Stanley Park Community Association

For a full listing of programs and special events, please see the Stanley Park Community Association's website or drop by the centre to pick up the SPCA newsletter.

Partner Programs

Board Game Cafe - Thursdays 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.  Come join us for a variety of board and card games.  In partnership with Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region.


Get Ready For School Program - Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 9:15a.m. - 11:15 a.m.  A learning program for children ages 3 and 4 (born in 2014).  In partnership with Strong Start.


Drums and FunTuesdays 4 p.m.- 5 p.m.  An action-filled activity for parent and children 4-6 years old, involving drumming.  Provided by Carizon's Waterloo Region CAPC (Children and Parents Counnecting).


Infant Series Programs Tuesdays 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  The infant series is for parents and babies up to 12 months old and includes: Infant Massage (parents learn how to massage their babies), Baby Connections (focus on building early literacy skills through songs, rhymes and books) and Baby and Me (come together to learn songs, rhymes and finger play).  Provided by Our Place Family Resource and Early Years Centre.


Get Set Learn Program - Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (Fall and Spring session only) For parents with young children (babies to preschoolers).  This fun, free program includes learning together with you child as well as parent-only time.  In partnership with Project Read Literacy Network.

Amenities and services

In-house Services

  • Public-access computers - Free online access is available during regular hours.
  • WiFi - Free WiFi access is available during regular hours.

Community Amenities

Available for rent

Conveniently located off the expressway (Highway 7/8), Stanley Park Community Centre offers amenities and services to meet your event needs.

In addition to its inviting lobby, three meeting rooms and triple gymnasium, the centre features a full kitchen and bar serving area with sinks and counters in each room.

For more information please contact us at 519-741-2504.

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