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. Bike park
  5. Tennis courts
  6. Horseshoe pitches
  7. Cricket grounds
  8. Outdoor fitness areas
  9. Pools
  10. Parks and trails

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.

Bike park

The bike park at McLennan Park is free to use and open to riders of all abilities. All you need is your bicycle and proper safety gear. If you notice damage to the bike park, call 519-741-2345 to let us know.

Our bike park is not supervised. Please respect all levels of users.

The park has:

  • 4X course
  • dirt pump track
  • free-ride course
  • jumps park
  • 100m enclosed dirt loop for younger or beginner riders


The bike park is open in the summer and fall from 6 to a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.


Portable washrooms are available near the playground.

Bike park rules

  • bicycles only – no motorized or motor-assisted vehicles allowed
  • children under six may not use the bike park
  • children between six to 12 years must be supervised by an adult
  • a helmet is required and other protective gear is highly recommended
  • do not use the bike park during wet or lightning conditions
  • take turns
  • do not make changes or modifications to the course
  • pets and animals are not permitted in the bike park area

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

Tennis and pickleball 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:

Our first dedicated outdoor pickleball courts are available at RBJ Schlegel Park. There are four courts that are lit and available for play from park opening to 11 p.m. daily.

Horseshoe pits

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

Find a horseshoe pitch near you

Cricket grounds

Cricket is one of the fastest-growing sports in our community.

Kitchener has four cricket grounds:

The new Kitchener indoor recreation complex, scheduled to open in the summer of 2026, will include an indoor cricket batting cage for year-round access to training.  

Book a cricket ground

Outdoor fitness areas

The Kitchener Rangers Outdoor Fitness Area is located in Victoria Park (near the Dill Street parking lot) and is open year-round from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

The area includes a variety of equipment, with a sign describing safe use.


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: