Chandler Mowat Community Centre is home to a gym, snack bar 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. Proof of vaccination
  3. Contact information
  4. Hours
  5. Parking and transit
  6. Register for a program
  7. Book your bubble
  8. Leisure access
  9. Neighbourhood association
  10. Gym
  11. Outdoor amenities
  12. Bathrooms
  13. Computers and Wi-Fi

COVID-19 updates

All City of Kitchener community centres are open for registered programs.

Some community centres are open for these services:

  • youth and seniors programming
  • public access computers
  • emergency social services such as food distribution and addiction support
  • neighbourhood association programming
  • free space for community use (gymnasium and centre meeting rooms) 

Contact your neighbourhood community centre for more details.

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

Proof of vaccination

Individuals entering a City of Kitchener recreation facility or community centre must show proof of vaccination via a paper or electronic copy of their vaccine record as well as identification. Some exceptions apply. Learn more.  

You can print or download your vaccination receipt from the provincial booking portal.

Contact information

Address: 222 Chandler Drive

Phone number: 519-741-2733

Email Chandler Mowat Community Centre


Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: closed

Parking and transit

Free parking is available off Chandler Drive.

These Grand River Transit (GRT) bus routes stop near Chandler Mowat Community Centre:

  • route 3 on Ottawa Street South and Elmsdale Drive
  • route 12 on Westmount Road East

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 music lessons and drop-in programs for youth. Check ActiveNet or your copy of Active Kitchener to find the right program for you.

Book your bubble

You can book 45 minutes of open gym time for up to 10 people in your household (including yourself). This program is free.

Learn more about the program or book your time online.

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.

Community partners

We work with these community partners to offer programs at Chandler Mowat Community Centre:

  • House of Friendship
  • Pathways to Education
  • YMCA Immigrant Services
  • Forest Hill United Church
  • Region of Waterloo
  • Muslim Social Services
  • Carizon

Neighbourhood association

North Six Neighbourhood Association covers the area around Chandler Mowat Community Centre. Check out their Facebook page.

North Six Neighbourhood Association offers programs at Chandler Mowat Community Centre, check your copy of Active Kitchener for details.


Chandler Mowat Community Centre does not have open gym time or workout equipment.

Outdoor amenities

Our community centre has these seasonal outdoor amenities:

  • splashpad
  • community ice rink
  • playground
  • basketball court


These washrooms are available at Chandler Mowat Community Centre:

  • two accessible unisex washrooms
  • men’s and women’s washrooms in the hallway near the gym

The accessible unisex washrooms have change tables.

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

Computers and Wi-Fi

There are public access computer available in room one of Chandler Mowat Community Centre. They are available when the centre is open and you can reserve time online.

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.