Chandler Mowat Community Centre is home to a gym, public access computers, multiple community partner programs and more.

Find a program

On this page:

  1. Contact information
  2. Hours
  3. Parking and transit
  4. Register for a program
  5. Book a gym
  6. Book a community room
  7. Leisure Access
  8. Neighbourhood association
  9. Gym
  10. Outdoor amenities
  11. Washrooms
  12. Computers and Wi-Fi
  13. Rentals

Contact information

Address: 222 Chandler Drive

Phone number: 519-741-2733

Email Chandler Mowat Community Centre


Monday to Thursday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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

Weekends: 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

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 music lessons and drop-in programs for youth. 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.

Book a gym

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

Book online

Visit our book free space page to find booking rules and safety measures.

Book a community room

Book a community room to host your next book club or neighbourhood project meeting! Multi-purpose rooms at city facilities can be reserved for free, for up to two hours and as far as 30 days in advance.

Book online

Visit our book free space page to find booking rules and safety measures.

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.

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 gender-neutral washrooms
  • men’s and women’s washrooms in the hallway near the gym

The accessible unisex washrooms have change tables.

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.

Visit our Digital Kitchener page to find online safety resources.


You can rent rooms at Chandler Mowat Community 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.

  • room one – seating capacity 20 people - $30.77 per hour, including HST
  • room two – seating capacity 16 people - $21.58 per hour, including HST
  • room three – seating capacity 20 people - $30.77 per hour, including HST
  • room four – seating capacity 18 people - $30.77 per hour, including HST
  • multipurpose room / gym (single) – seating capacity 235 people - $66.93 per hour, including HST
  • kitchen (cooking) – capacity 9 people - $32.75 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
  • licensing

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.