Breithaupt Centre is home to a pool, gym, snack bar and more. You can register for affordable yoga classes, fun art classes, swimming lessons and other activities for the whole family.

Find a program

On this page:

  1. COVID-19 updates
  2. Contact information
  3. Hours
  4. Parking and transit
  5. Register for a program
  6. Leisure access
  7. Neighbourhood association
  8. Gym
  9. Pool
  10. Park
  11. Washrooms
  12. Computers and wi-fi
  13. Rentals

COVID-19 updates

Community centres to begin reopening on Monday, Feb. 22

Effective Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 12:01 a.m., Kitchener and all of Waterloo Region will move to the Red-Control level of the Province’s COVID-19 response framework

Some community centres will continue to remain open for emergency social services such as food distribution, warming centres, addiction support and public access computers. Community centres will begin reopening for some programs and services on February 22. 

Visitors must continue to register through ActiveNet for all programs. All visitors and staff will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms.

Please visit your community centre’s webpage for operating hours and additional information as it becomes available.

Visit our COVID-19 updates page to learn what's open and closed as well as how city services are affected.


Contact information

Address: 350 Margaret Avenue

Phone number: 519-741-2502

Email Breithaupt Centre


Hours

Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Friday to Sunday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closures:

  • April 2, 4, 5
  • May 24

Parking and transit

Free parking is available off Margaret Avenue.

Grand River Transit (GRT) route 4 stops on Margaret Avenue in front of Breithaupt Centre. Plan your route with GRT’s trip planner.

GRT no longer offers paper bus tickets. Fare payment information is available on their website.


Register for a program

We offer programs for kids, teens and adults of every age, including the popular programs listed below. Check ActiveNet or your copy of Active Kitchener to find the right program for you.

Programs for kids and teens

  • dance classes
  • piano lessons
  • sports programs
  • preschool programs
  • art classes

Programs for adults

  • fitness classes
  • art classes
  • piano lessons
  • sports programs
  • yoga classes
  • badminton

Ongoing groups

  • book club
  • cards
  • knitting
  • billiards
  • woodworking

Leisure access

Visit our leisure access page to apply for lower registration fees. Our goal is to make city-run programs accessible to everyone.


Neighbourhood association

Mount Hope Breithaupt Park Neighbourhood Association covers the area around Breithaupt Centre. Check out their blog and Facebook page.

MHBP offers programs at Breithaupt Centre, check your copy of Active Kitchener for details.


Gym

Breithaupt Centre does not have open gym time or workout equipment.


Pool

Breithaupt Centre Pool is an indoor pool with public swimming and swimming lessons. Check our public swimming schedule to find a time to come in for a swim.


Park

Breithaupt Park has:

If you are visiting the baseball diamonds, you can find extra parking off Union Street.


Washrooms

These washrooms are available at Breithaupt Centre:

  • two gender-neutral washrooms in the lobby (open to all visitors)
  • washrooms in each of the changerooms
  • men’s and ladies’ washrooms in the solarium
  • men’s and ladies’ washrooms on the second floor

All our washrooms are accessible. There is an accessible changeroom as well.

There are change tables in some of the washrooms, but not in the changerooms.


Computers and wi-fi

Due to COVID-19, there are no public access computers available at this time.

Use your own phone, tablet or computer with our free wi-fi. Choose the “Kitchener Public WiFi” network and follow the instructions that show up.


Rentals

You can rent rooms at Breithaupt Centre for meetings or events. Call 519-741-2502 for more information.