Get outside and get active by visiting one of our basketball courts, outdoor pools, parks or other outdoor facilities. In the winter, visit your local community ice rink to go skating with your neighbours.

On this page:

  1. Basketball courts
  2. Outdoor skating rinks
  3. Skateparks
  4. Tennis courts
  5. Horseshoe pitches
  6. Pools
  7. Parks and trails
  8. Tell us what you think

Basketball courts

All courts are free for use on a first-come, first-served basis.

Find a basketball court near you

Outdoor skating rinks

We work with the more than 350 community volunteers who build and maintain outdoor rinks across our community between December and March.

Outdoor rinks are open to the public from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Visit our outdoor skating rinks page to find a rink near you.


All our skateparks are free to use. All you need is your equipment of choice and proper safety gear. If you notice damage to a skatepark, let us know by calling 519-741-2345.

None of our skateparks are supervised.

The Aud skatepark

The Aud skatepark can be used year-round from 9 a.m. to dusk. Washrooms are available inside the Aud.

The park has:

  • concrete pad
  • bowl
  • a double camel's hump
  • quarter pipe with a rail
  • ramp with a grinding rail
  • horizontal grinding rail
  • pyramid

Fischer Park

The Fischer Park skatepark is open year-round from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

The park has:

  • a street course
  • nine-foot deep bowl for skateboards BMX bikes and scooters

McLennan Park

McLennan Park’s skatepark is open year-round.

Washrooms are available.

Mobile skatepark

Visit our mobile skatepark page to find the mobile skatium schedule.

Upper Canada skatepark

Upper Canada skatepark is open year-round from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

The park is a street course with ramps, banks, humps and rails for varying skill levels.

Get directions

Skatepark rules

  • a helmet, and elbow and knee pads are required
  • do not use the skatepark during wet or icy conditions
  • take turns
  • place all garbage in the containers provided
  • inspect the skatepark ahead to ensure safe conditions

We are not responsible for any loss, damage or injuries resulting from use of the skatepark.

Tennis courts

Our courts are free of charge and available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Find a tennis court near you

These courts have lines for pickleball:

In 2022, we plan on opening dedicated pickleball courts at RBJ Schlegel Park.

Horseshoe pits

All horseshoe pits are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Find a horseshoe pitch near you


There are four outdoor pools in Kitchener:

Parks and trails

We have parks across the city. Our trail network connects our city for pedestrians and cyclists. Find a park or trail in your neighbourhood or visit a popular spot:

Tell us what you think

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