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. Drop-in programs
  7. Community partner programs and services
  8. Leisure access
  9. Neighbourhood association
  10. Park
  11. Outdoor rink
  12. Washrooms
  13. Computers and Wi-Fi
  14. 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: 20 Tyson Drive

Phone number: 519-741-2271

Email Bridgeport Community Centre


Hours

Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to noon

Saturday and Sunday: closed

The centre will be closed on these days:

  • Friday, April 2
  • Monday, April 5
  • Monday, May 24

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

Drop-in programs

Join one of our free or low-cost drop-in programs to get active and have fun. Some popular programs are listed below:

  • parent and tots
  • euchre
  • coffee
  • mah jongg

Most drop-in programs are free. Some cost $2 per session.


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. Our goal is to make city-run programs accessible to everyone.


Neighbourhood association

Bridgeport Community Association (BCA) covers the area around Bridgeport Community Centre. They are a volunteer group who offer affordable programs and events for the Bridgeport area.

BCA offers programs at Bridgeport Community Centre, check your copy of Active Kitchener for details.

If you want to join BCA as a volunteer, call us at 519-741-2271.


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.


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.


Rentals

You can rent rooms at Bridgeport Community Centre for meetings or events. Call 519-741-2271 for more information.