Country Hills Community Centre is home to outdoor basketball courts, a gym and more. You can register for affordable classes and activities and other activities for the whole family.

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 skating rink
  11. Washrooms
  12. Computers and Wi-Fi
  13. Rentals
  14. In the neighbourhood

Contact information

Address: 100 Rittenhouse Road

Phone number: 519-741-2596

Email Country Hills Community Centre


Hours

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

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

Sunday: closed

Country Hills Community Centre will be closed on October 10.


Parking and transit

Free parking is available off Rittenhouse Road.

Grand River Transit (GRT) route 22 stops on Rittenhouse Road in front of Country Hills 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

  • basketball
  • dodgeball
  • martial arts
  • guitar lessons

Programs for adults

  • martial arts
  • yoga and pilates
  • volleyball
  • workshops

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 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.


Neighbourhood association

These groups cover the area around Country Hills Community Centre:

  • Country Hills Recreation Association (CHRA)
  • Alpine Community Neighbourhood Association - call 519-998-6006

CHRA offers programs at Country Hills Community Centre, check your copy of Active Kitchener for details.


Gym

Country Hills Community Centre does not have open gym time or workout equipment. Join one of our drop-in programs to play basketball, pickleball and more.


Outdoor skating rink

During the winter, volunteers build and support an outdoor skating rink at Country Hills Community Centre.

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


Washrooms

These washrooms are available at Country Hills Community Centre:

  • accessible washroom near room two
  • men’s and women’s washrooms and locker rooms in the gym

All our washrooms are accessible.

There is a change table in the washroom near room two.

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


Computers and Wi-Fi

There are two public access computers available at Country Hills Community Centre. It is 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.


Rentals

You can rent rooms at Country Hills 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 40 people - $28.44 per hour, including HST
  • room two – seating capacity 40 people - $28.44 per hour, including HST
  • room three – seating capacity 65 people - $39.50 per hour, including HST
  • multipurpose room / gym (double) – Seating capacity 350 people - $78.99 per hour, including HST
  • half multipurpose room / gym (single) – Seating capacity 175 people - $55.49 per hour, including HST
  • kitchen (cooking) – capacity 4 people - $30.28 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.


In the neighbourhood

Arena

Country Hills Community Centre is beside Lions Arena. You can rent Lions Arena for corporate meetings, birthday parties and more.

Park

Country Hills Community Centre is connected to Lions Park, offering these outdoor amenities:

  • playground with a slide and swings
  • 2 baseball diamonds
  • outdoor basketball courts

Library

Country Hills Community Library is a branch of the Kitchener Public Library. It is in the same building as St. Mary's High School.

Address: 1500 Block Line Road