We equip our facilities with assistive devices to reduce the barriers for entry for people with disabilities.

On this page:

  1. Community centres
  2. Pools and arenas
  3. Other locations

Community centres

Community centreAssistive devices

Breithaupt Centre

  • wheelchair
  • commode chair
  • pool lifts
  • accessible showers - bench, handheld shower head
  • ramp/stair entry to pool

Centreville Chicopee Community Centre

  • screen magnification software
  • headphones for computers
  • magnifier for reading printed material

Country Hills Community Centre

  • wheelchair lift for access to the stage
  • headphones for computers
  • PPA receiver for the gymnasium

Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre

  • headphones for the computer

Downtown Community Centre

  • public-address (PA) system
  • wheelchairs
  • walkers
  • canes
  • elevator
  • FM system, sound field (sound amplifying device)
  • smartboard

Forest Heights Community Centre

  • personal PA receiver
  • headphones for computer

Kingsdale Community Centre

  • headphones for computer

Rockway Centre

  • wheelchairs
  • headphones for computers
  • elevator
  • ramp entry
  • evacuation chair
  • PA system

Stanley Park Community Centre

  • wheelchair
  • headphones for computer
  • accessible showers

Victoria Hills Community Centre

  • headphones for computer

Bridgeport Community Centre

  • headphones for computer

Chandler Mowat Community Centre

  • Headphones for computer

Mill-Courtland Community Centre

  • screen magnification software on computer
  • PPA receiver in the gym

Pools and arenas

FacilityAssistive devices

Activa Sports Complex

  • elevator

Breithaupt Centre

  • wheelchair
  • commode chair
  • pool lifts
  • accessible showers - bench, handheld shower head
  • ramp/stair entry to pool

Civic Centre Rink

  • skis for wheelchairs
  • sledges

Forest Heights Pool

  • adapted life jackets
  • commode chairs
  • ramp/stair entry to pool
  • accessible showers - bench, handheld shower head
  • adult change table

Lyle Hallman Pool

  • commode chair
  • ramp/stair entry to pool

Harry Class Pool

  • ramp entry to the pool

Lions Arena

  • skating aides

Grand River Arena

  • skating aides

Don McLaren Arena

  • skating aides

Sportsworld Arena

  • elevator
  • skating aides

Other locations

FacilityAssistive devices

Kitchener City Hall

  • FM system - council chambers and Conestoga room
  • wheelchairs
  • evacuation chairs
  • Terra Trek wheelchair
  • elevators

Williamsburg Cemetery

  • FM system in Dedication Centre

Kitchener Market

  • wheelchair
  • elevator

The Aud

  • elevators
  • FM personal hearing transmitters
  • skating aides
  • portable accessible lift for stage

Rockway Golf Course

  • FM system

Doon Valley Golf Course

  • FM system
  • accessible golf cart