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.

Register for a program

On this page:

  1. Contact information
  2. Hours
  3. Parking and transit
  4. Register for a program
  5. Leisure Access
  6. Neighbourhood association
  7. Gym
  8. Pool
  9. Park
  10. Washrooms
  11. Computers and Wi-Fi
  12. Rentals

Contact information

Address: 350 Margaret Avenue

Phone number: 519-741-2502

Email Breithaupt Centre


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

Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Weekends: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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.

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

Get directions on Google Maps

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.

Registration dates

Registration for spring 2024 city-run programs at our community centres and summer camps is open now.

Mark your calendars with these upcoming registration dates:

  • summer 2024 programs and swimming lessons: 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 11
  • fall 2024 programs and swimming lessons: 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 13

Register on ActiveNet

Find a full list of our community centres.

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 (fee assistance) page to apply for lower program registration fees. This does not include programs run by our partners. Check with community centre staff for fee assistance options.

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.


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


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.


Breithaupt Park has:

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



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

Our public access computers in the front lobby are available while the centre is open. Please sign in with staff before using the computers.

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.

Visit our Digital Kitchener page to find online safety resources.


You can rent rooms at Breithaupt Centre for meetings or events. Room rates are per hour and include HST. Capacities include chairs only. If tables are required, the capacity will be less.

  • rooms 103, 201, 202, 205 – seating capacity 8-41 people - $21.58 per hour, including HST
  • room 109 – seating capacity 50 people - $42.73 per hour, including HST
  • room 206 – seating capacity 50 people - $30.77 per hour, including HST
  • room 207 – seating capacity 125 people - $60.03 per hour, including HST
  • gymnasium – seating capacity 300 people - $85.43 per hour, including HST

Note that when booked after business hours a three hour minimum rental is required and additional staff charges will apply.

Depending on the nature of your event other rental costs can include:

  • Resound and SOCAN fees
  • insurance

If you're interested in booking this facility or getting a more detailed quote, please complete the inquiry form to tell us more about your event. Staff will confirm the details of your event with you before finalizing the booking.