We offer free or low-cost programs across our community. Find something that works for you or your family below!

On this page:

  1. All ages
  2. Kids and families
  3. Youth
  4. Seniors
  5. Events

All ages


We have four indoor and four outdoor pools, including Kiwanis Park. Look for free swims sponsored by Tim Hortons at various pools and dates throughout the summer. 

Live music Saturdays

Join us on Saturdays at the Kitchener Market for local, live music on the piazza (weather permitting) or inside the market on rainy days! Check out the schedule.

Parks and trails

Find a park, trail or natural area near you. Some parks have splashpads that are open during the summer.

Walking track

The Lyle S. Hallman Foundation Walking Track is located above the KMHA Alumni ice pad at the Activa Sportsplex and is available for community use. The walking track is open daily and is free during walking track hours.

Kids and families

Natural areas program

Come and enjoy our children's natural playscape and trails. Take part in some of the free programming including Scavenger Hunts, Swamp Tromps, forest school and Tales and Trails. Please check our program schedule on our Huron Natural Area webpage.

Address: 801 Trillium Drive

Kitchener Market

Bring your kids out to the Kitchener Market to enjoy art, music and cooking classes! Learn about their programs.


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Ongoing groups

Sign up for an ongoing activity group at one of these community centres:

  • Breithaupt Centre
  • Downtown Community Centre
  • Rockway Centre

Some popular groups include:

  • bingo
  • chess
  • book club
  • quilting
  • walking and hiking groups

You do not need to register for these programs, but you do need a Kitchener Group Card to join the fun.

SHARE support services

One-on-one and group support for older adults is offered at Rockway Centre for life transitions including:

  • grief support
  • caregiver support
  • mix and mingle social groups
  • walking groups

There is no cost to attend, however registration is required.

For more information or to register for SHARE support services groups please contact Peer Helper Coordinator at 519-741-2200 ext. 5346.


Check our events calendar to find an upcoming event. Some of our popular summer events include: