Rockway Centre offers programs for adults and seniors, including affordable yoga classes, bridge lessons and more.

Find a program

On this page:

  1. COVID-19 updates
  2. Contact information
  3. Hours
  4. Parking and transit
  5. Register for a program
  6. Leisure access
  7. Group card
  8. Amenities and services
  9. Washrooms
  10. Wi-Fi
  11. In the neighbourhood

COVID-19 updates

All City of Kitchener community centres are closed for public use

Ontario is in a state of emergency and under a stay-at-home order. This is in addition to the current provincewide shutdown.

Some community centres will remain open for emergency social services such as food distribution, public access computers and addiction support.

Visit our COVID-19 updates page to learn what's open and closed as well as how city services are affected.


Contact information

Address: 1405 King Street East

Phone number: 519-741-2507

Email Rockway Centre


Hours

All City of Kitchener community centres are closed due to the provincewide shutdown. Subscribe to this page to get an email when we re-open.


Parking and transit

Free parking is available off King Street East and Charles Street East.

Grand River Transit (GRT) route 7 and route 8 stop on King Street East in front of Rockway 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 are not currently offering in-person programs due to COVID-19, but you can register for online programs with Rockway Centre!

Use the accordions below to see what's available, then register on ActiveNet. If you're not sure if virtual classes are for you, send us an email to try one week free.

All programs in these accordions are virtual and online-only.

Mondays
  • 10 a.m. - Flexercise with Lillian
  • 1 p.m. - Interactive Chair Yoga with Jayne
Tuesdays
  • 9 a.m. - Stretch Class
  • 9:30 a.m. - Guitar Jam Group
Wednesdays
  • 9 a.m. - Shape Up With Weights Class
  • 10 a.m. - Stretch Class
  • 1 p.m. - Book Talk Group (fourth Wednesday of each month)
  • 2 p.m. - Coffee Chat Group (weekly, join on Zoom)
Thursdays
  • 9 a.m. - Stretch Class
  • 10 a.m. - Stability Ball Class
  • 1 p.m. - Colouring Social Group (weekly, join on Zoom)
Fridays
  • 9 a.m. - Shape Up With Weights Class
  • 10:15 a.m. - Flexercise with Lillian (no-impact cardio, light weight muscle training and stretching; no floor work involved)
    • Join for free on April 16! All you need is a kitchen chair, some light hand weights or soup cans, a stretch band or old elasticized waistband and a squishy ball or small pillow.

Leisure access

Visit our leisure access page to apply for lower registration fees. Our goal is to make city-run programs accessible to everyone.


Group card

Get unlimited access to ongoing groups at Rockway Centre, Breithaupt Centre and Downtown Community Centre with a group card.

If you are older than 55, the group card costs $16.07 a year. For adults 54 and younger, the group card costs $19.56 a year.

Visit our ongoing groups page to learn more.


Amenities and services

Food and drinks

Stop by the Rockway Tuck Shop for homemade wraps, salad, yogurt parfaits and more. Our menu is available all day while the centre is open.

Dine at the Rock is now at the Downtown Community Centre.

Mini-meals are still available for:

  • $5.50 each
  • 2 for $10
  • 3 for $14.50

Lending libraries

Donate or pick up a new book or puzzle from our lending libraries.

The lending library is located on the second floor.

Foot care

Call Camila from Complete Foot Care at 519-500-0682 to book an appointment.


Washrooms

These washrooms are available at Rockway Centre:

  • men’s and women’s washrooms in the basement and main floor (both accessible)
  • one gender-neutral washroom on the second floor

Wi-Fi

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.


In the neighbourhood

Rockway Gardens, a popular photo spot, is across the street from Rockway Centre.

Tee up at Rockway Golf Course, a short trip away from Rockway Centre.