Join an ongoing group to spend time with seniors who share your interests. Volunteers lead these free or low-cost groups at select community centres.

  1. Proof of vaccine
  2. Group card
  3. Arts and crafts
  4. Books and writing
  5. Cards and games
  6. Music
  7. Billiards
  8. Physical activities and sports
  9. Social groups
  10. Technology

Proof of vaccine

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.


Group card

Group card fees are waived until further notice.

You do not need to register for ongoing groups unless otherwise noted.


Arts and crafts

Breithaupt Centre

  • In Stitches Knitting & Crocheting – Thursday, 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Woodcarving – Tuesday, 1 to 3 p.m.

Downtown Community Centre

  • Pins & Patches – Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Rockway Centre

  • Bunka – Monday, 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Quilting – Thursday, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Drawing Group – Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Needles & Crafts – Friday, 1 to 3 p.m.

Books and writing

Book Talks

  • Breithaupt Centre – third Wednesday of month, 7 to 9 p.m. (call 519-741-2501 for dates)
  • Downtown Community Centre – first Saturday of month, 10:30 a.m. to noon (call 519-741-2507 for dates)
  • Rockway Centre – fourth Wednesday of month, 1 to 3 p.m. (call 519-741-2502 for dates)

Bible Study at Rockway Centre

  • Wednesday, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Cards and games

Downtown Community Centre

  • Bingo – Tuesday, 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Bingo – Thursday, 12:30 to 4 p.m.

Music

Rockway Centre

  • Guitar Jam – Tuesday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Billiards

Breithaupt Centre

  • Men – Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to noon
  • Ladies – Tuesday, 1 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Beginner – Thursday, 12:30 to 4 p.m.
  • Billiards for all – Monday to Thursday, 4:30 to 7 p.m.
  • Billiards for all – Friday, 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Downtown Community Centre

  • Billiards for all – Monday to Thursday, 4:30 to 7 p.m.
  • Billiards for all – Friday, 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Rockway Centre

  • Billiards for all – Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (call 519-741-2502 to reserve a time)

Physical activities and sports

Breithaupt Centre

  • Happy Hoofers (walking group) – Thursday, 9 a.m. to afternoon (sign in at Breithaupt Centre, walk is off-site)

Downtown Community Centre

  • Shuffleboards – Monday and Thursday, 1 to 3:30 p.m.

Rockway Centre

  • Tai Chi Practice – Wednesday, 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Ladderballs – Friday, 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Highland Avenue courts

  • Tennis – Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Social groups

Downtown Community Centre

  • Amigos Social Spanish Group – Saturday, 9:15 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Technology

Downtown Community Centre

  • Drop-in computer club – fourth Monday of month, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Drop-in computer club – second Wednesday of month, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Computer club speaker meetings – third Wednesday of month, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. ($2 per member)
  • Computer club show & tell – fourth Wednesday of month, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.