Bridgeport Community Centre is home to a park, outdoor ice rink and more. You can register for affordable yoga classes, fun art classes 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. Community partner programs and services
  7. Leisure access
  8. Park
  9. Outdoor rink
  10. Washrooms
  11. Computers and Wi-Fi

COVID-19 updates

All City of Kitchener community centres are closed for public use with some exceptions

Some community centres are open for the following services:

  • Day camps
  • Youth and seniors programming
  • Public access computers
  • Emergency social services such as food distribution and addiction support

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


Contact information

Address: 20 Tyson Drive

Phone number: 519-741-2271

Email Bridgeport Community Centre


Hours

All City of Kitchener community centres are closed due to COVID-19. Subscribe to this page to get an email when we re-open.


Parking and transit

Free parking is available off Tyson Drive.

Grand River Transit (GRT) route 5 stops on Bridge Street East, a short walk from Bridgeport Community 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

  • art classes
  • dance classes
  • fitness and sports
  • piano lessons

Programs for adults

  • yoga
  • tai chi
  • do it yourself (DIY) classes
  • language classes

Community partner programs and services

We partner with local organizations to offer programs and services at Bridgeport Community Centre. All programs listed below are free to attend.

Community Support Connections, WALC Fitness Program

Gentle fitness class for seniors.

Tuesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. between September and June.

Get Ready for School, Strong Start

Free program for children who are three years old. Runs from February to June.

Bridgeport Lions Club

Members’ meeting. Second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m.

Girl Guides of Canada, Brownies Unit

Every Tuesday during the school year.

Learn about the Girl Guides of Canada.

Minds in Motion, Alzheimer Society of Ontario

Physical activity and brain stimulation program for people with dementia and their caregivers.

Contact the Alzheimer Society of Ontario for Bridgeport Community Centre session dates.

Learn more about Minds in Motion.

Community outreach program

The Region of Waterloo offers supports for families and children up to 18 years of age.

Learn more about the community outreach program.


Leisure access

Visit our leisure access page to apply for lower registration fees for city-run programs. This does not include programs run by neighbourhood associations or our partners. Check with community centre staff for fee assistance options.


Park and trail

Tyson Park is next to Bridgeport Community Centre. The park has play equipment, including swings and a slide.

Walter Bean Grand River Trail runs along the Grand River, across the street from Bridgeport Community Centre.


Outdoor rink

During the winter, volunteers build and support an outdoor skating rink at Bridgeport Community Centre. Join us for fun and fitness all winter long!

Season: December to March

Hours: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.


Washrooms

There are men’s and ladies’ washrooms in the main lobby of Bridgeport Community Centre.

Both washrooms are accessible. There is a change table in each washroom.

Due to COVID-19, the washrooms are only open to those who are registered for a program.


Computers and Wi-Fi

Public access computers are not available at this time. Please subscribe to this page to get an email when public access computers are available again.

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.