We offer affordable after-school, weekend, holiday and March Break programs for youth in Kitchener.

We also post weekly programs and events on our website.

Register for a program

On this page:

  1. Preschool programs
  2. Registered programs
  3. Drop-in programs
  4. PD day camps
  5. Holiday break programs
  6. March Break programs
  7. Accessibility and support

Preschool programs

Parents and children 5 years old and under can explore, move and play while also connecting with new families and resources in their community.

This free program is available at:

No registration is required.


Registered programs

Open the accordions under each day of the week to find registered programs.

Jump to a day:

Monday

4:45 p.m. - Basketball Happy Hoops at Forest Heights

Date: Mondays starting April 8

Time: 4:45 to 5:45 p.m.

Age: 7 to 8 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $29.50

If you love basketball and can’t get enough, then Happy Hoops is for you!! Join us for dedicated gym time to practice your basketball skills, benefit from one-on-one coaching, practice your shots and join in on pick-up games. Athletics shoes required. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca

Register online

4:45 p.m. - Kinder Ballet at Forest Heights

Date: Mondays starting April 8

Time: 4:45 to 5:25 p.m.

Age: 4 to 6 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $25

Let us help your little ones build their confidence with dance in this fun introductory class that is an excellent option for first-time dancers. Dancers will be introduced to basic ballet movements in a creative and fun way. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca

Join the waitlist

5:30 p.m. - Creative Writing at Downtown CC

Date: Mondays starting April 8

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Age: 12 to 17 years old

Location: Downtown Community Centre

Cost: free

Do you have a passion for words and want to delve deeper into the craft of storytelling?

In this 7 week program, we will get our creative juices flowing with practical advice and ideas about the writing process. Youth will be prepared to share their writing and learn about positive and constructive feedback in this safe, creative space. Through supportive decisions made by city council, this program is being offered at no cost.

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5:30 p.m. - Drama in the City at Downtown CC

Date: Mondays starting April 8

Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Age: 10 to 13 years old

Location: Downtown Community Centre

Cost: free

Drama in the City involves creative play exploring improvisation and acting techniques. Build your confidence, learn to trust your instincts, and expand your imagination. Through supportive decisions made by city council, this program is being offered at no cost.

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5:30 p.m. - Kinder Jazz at Forest Heights

Date: Mondays starting April 8

Time: 5:30 to 6:10 p.m.

Age: 4 to 6 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $25

Let us help your little ones build their confidence with dance in this fun introductory class that is an excellent option for first-time dancers. This program is designed to teach the basic movements and rhythm of jazz. Dancers will be introduced to simple moves and choreography with an emphasis on having fun while learning. No special footwear required. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca

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6 p.m. - Basketball Teen Hoops at Forest Heights

Date: Mondays starting April 8

Time: 6 to 7 p.m.

Age: 12 to 14 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $29.50

If you love basketball and can’t get enough, then come out to shoot some hoops! Join us for dedicated gym time to practice your basketball skills, benefit from one-on-one coaching and join in on pick-up games with other youth.

Join the waitlist

6:15 p.m. - Kinder/Junior Tap at Forest Heights

Date: Mondays starting April 8

Time: 6:15 to 6:55 p.m.

Age: 5 to 10 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $25

Let us help your little ones build their confidence with dance in this fun introductory tap dance class. In this class, young children will explore movement through the discipline of tap- a unique style of dance that uses taps on the dancers' shoes to create audible beats. Dancers will be introduced to simple moves and choreography with an emphasis on having fun while learning. Tap shoes are highly recommended. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca

Register online

7 p.m. - Junior Ballet/Jazz at Forest Heights

Date: Mondays starting April 8

Time: 7 to 7:40 p.m.

Age: 7 to 9 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $25

This program is an excellent option for the first time dancers. This combination class allows young children to explore movement through the disciplines of ballet and jazz.

Register online

Tuesday

12:30 p.m. - Herons Forest School at Huron Natural Area

Date: Tuesdays starting April 2

Time: 12:30 to 3 p.m.

Age: 8 to 12 years old

Location: Huron Natural Area

Cost: $187.50

This group will get your child exploring, running, playing, and noticing the changes in the forest. We'll spend time observing and learning about each other and the land around us. There will be stories, games, and time for imaginative play in the woods and meadows of Huron Natural Area.

Register online

4 p.m. - Raccoons Forest School at Huron Natural Area

Date: Tuesdays starting April 30

Time: 4 to 5:15 p.m.

Age: 5 to 10 years old

Location: Huron Natural Area

Cost: $56.25

This after school group will get your child exploring, running, playing, and noticing the changes in the forest. We'll spend time observing and learning about each other and the land around us. There will be stories, games, and time for imaginative play in the beautiful woods and meadows of Huron Natural Area.

Register online

4:15 p.m. - Creative Kids at Forest Heights

Date: Tuesdays starting April 9

Time: 4:15 to 5:15 p.m.

Age: 5 to 7 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $40

Spark your child’s creativity and imagination! Creative Kids is a welcoming program where participants learn through fun arts and craft activities. Participants will develop their motor skills and self-confidence as they explore their creative side. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca.

Register online

4:30 p.m. - Creative Kids at Doon Pioneer Park

Date: Tuesdays starting April 9

Time: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Age: 5 to 7 years old

Location: Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre

Cost: $40

Spark your child’s creativity and imagination! Creative Kids is a welcoming program where participants learn through fun arts and craft activities. Participants will develop their motor skills and self-confidence as they explore their creative side. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca.

Register online

4:30 p.m. - Creative Kids at Kingsdale

Date: Tuesdays starting April 9

Time: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Age: 4 to 7 years old

Location: Kingsdale Community Centre

Cost: $40

Spark your child’s creativity and imagination! Creative Kids is a welcoming program where participants learn through fun arts and craft activities. Participants will develop their motor skills and self-confidence as they explore their creative side. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca.

Register online

5:30 p.m. - Creative Kids at Forest Heights

Date: Tuesdays starting April 9

Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Age: 8 to 11 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $40

Spark your child’s creativity and imagination! Creative Kids is a welcoming program where participants learn through fun arts and craft activities. Participants will develop their motor skills and self-confidence as they explore their creative side. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca.

Register online

5:30 p.m. - Soccer at Forest Heights

Date: Tuesdays starting April 9

Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Age: 6 to 8 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $33

If you love soccer and can’t get enough, then this program is for you!! Join us for dedicated gym time to learn basic soccer skills and benefit from one-on-one coaching in a fun non-competitive children's program. Athletic shoes required. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca

Join the waitlist

6 p.m. - Ball is Life at Country Hills

Date: Tuesdays starting April 9

Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Age: 11 to 14 years old

Location: Country Hills Community Centre

Cost: free

If you love basketball and can’t get enough then Ball is Life!! Join us for dedicated gym time to practice your basketball skills, benefit from one-on-one coaching and join in on pick-up games.

Join the waitlist

6 p.m. - Creative Kids at Kingsdale

Date: Tuesdays starting April 9

Time: 6 to 7 p.m.

Age: 7 to 10 years old

Location: Kingsdale Community Centre

Cost: $40

Spark your child’s creativity and imagination! Creative Kids is a welcoming program where participants learn through fun arts and craft activities. Participants will develop their motor skills and self-confidence as they explore their creative side. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca.

Register online

6 p.m. - Heart for Art at Doon Pioneer Park

Date: Tuesdays starting April 9

Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Age: 8 to 11 years old

Location: Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre

Cost: free

Heart for Art is a hands-on art program where young people get to try their hand at different mediums of visual arts and get the opportunity to share their thoughts and ideas and use their creative voice. See how creative arts can spark their ability to think and imagine, set goals and build their confidence. All supplies are included through sponsorship from Heffner Lexus and Toyota.

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7 p.m. - Heart for Art at Forest Heights

Date: Tuesdays starting April 9

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Age: 11 to 14 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: free

Heart for Art is a hands-on art program where young people get to try their hand at different mediums of visual arts and get the opportunity to share their thoughts and ideas and use their creative voice. See how creative arts can spark their ability to think and imagine, set goals and build their confidence. All supplies are included through sponsorship from Heffner Lexus and Toyota.

Join the waitlist

Wednesday

4:30 p.m. - Heart for Art at Downtown CC

Date: Wednesdays starting April 17

Time: 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Age: 8 to 12 years old

Location: Downtown Community Centre

Cost: free

Heart for Art is a hands-on art program where young people get to try their hand at different mediums of visual arts and get the opportunity to share their thoughts and ideas and use their creative voice. See how creative arts can spark their ability to think and imagine, set goals and build their confidence. All supplies are included through sponsorship from Heffner Lexus and Toyota. If you have any questions, please email us at youth@kitchener.ca

Register online

5 p.m. - Kids Dance at Kingsdale

Date: Wednesdays starting April 17

Time: 5 to 6 p.m.

Age: 4 to 6 years old

Location: Kingsdale Community Centre

Cost: $39.85

Let us help your little ones build their confidence with dance in this fun introductory class featuring a variety of dance styles. Dancers will be introduced to simple moves and choreography with an emphasis on having fun while learning. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca

Register online

5:30 p.m. - Creative Kids at Downtown CC

Date: Wednesdays starting April 17

Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Age: 4 to 6 years old

Location: Downtown Community Centre

Cost: $35

Spark your child’s creativity and imagination! Creative Kids is a welcoming program where participants learn through fun arts and craft activities. Participants will develop their motor skills and self-confidence as they explore their creative side. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca.

Register online

5:30 p.m. - Dodgeball at Forest Heights

Date: Wednesdays starting April 17

Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Age: 7 to 11 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $33

Join us each week for a fun game of non-competitive dodgeball. Our coaches will focus on building children’s confidence and dodgeball skills. Get active and have some fun! Athletic shoes required. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca

Join the waitlist

5:30 p.m. - Multisport at Centreville-Chicopee

Date: Wednesdays starting April 17

Time: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Age: 9 to 12 years old

Location: Centreville Chicopee Community Centre

Cost: free

Start a life-long appreciation for an active and healthy lifestyle. Multisport provides a safe and fun environment for children to learn skills and fundamentals of popular sports. Each week our coaches will focus on building children’s confidence and developmental skills to be successful in a variety of sports such as: Basketball, Soccer, Dodgeball, Kickball, and many more!? For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca

Register online

6 p.m. - Ball is Life at Chandler Mowat

Date: Wednesdays starting April 17

Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Age: 11 to 14 years old

Location: Chandler Mowat Community Centre

Cost: free

If you love basketball and can’t get enough then Ball is Life!! Join us for dedicated drop- in gym time to practice your basketball skills.

No registration required.

6:30 p.m. - Youth Bollywood Dance at Forest Heights

Date: Wednesdays starting April 17

Time: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Age: 7 to 12 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $30

Bollywood dancing is a colourful, dynamic and highly theatrical dance style seen in Indian Films. It combines classical forms of dance including traditional Indian, folk, salsa, belly-dance while also incorporation more contemporary western forms such as hip hop, jazz and funk. Dancers will be introduced to a variety of Bollywood dance moves and choreography with an emphasis on having fun while learning. No special equipment or shoes are required. For any questions, please email youth@kitchener.ca

Register online

6:30 p.m. - Teen Cooking Creations at Downtown CC

Date: Wednesdays starting April 17

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Age: 12 to 15 years old

Location: Downtown Community Centre

Cost: free

Teen Cooking Creations allows participants ages 12-15 to explore the culinary arts as well as enjoy eating their creations each week! Our youth staff will share strategies for preparing affordable, healthy meals and snacks and we will have lots of fun doing so! A great way to increase confidence in the kitchen while interacting with peers and youth staff, while having a fun experience!

Join the waitlist

7:45 p.m. - Youth Bollywood Dancing at Forest Heights

Date: Wednesdays starting April 17

Time: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Age: 12 to 15 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $30

Bollywood dancing is a colourful, dynamic and highly theatrical dance style seen in Indian Films. It combines classical forms of dance including traditional Indian, folk, salsa, belly-dance while also incorporation more contemporary western forms such as hip hop, jazz and funk. Dancers will be introduced to a variety of Bollywood dance moves and choreography with an emphasis on having fun while learning. No special equipment or shoes are required. For any questions, please email youth@kitchener.ca

Register online

Thursday

4 p.m. - Coyotes Forest School at Huron Natural Area

Date: Thursdays starting May 2

Time: 4 to 5:15 p.m.

Age: 5 to 10 years old

Location: Huron Natural Area

Cost: $56.25

This after school group will get your child exploring, running, playing, and noticing the changes in the forest. We'll spend time observing and learning about each other and the land around us. There will be stories, games, and time for imaginative play in the beautiful woods and meadows of Huron Natural Area.

Register online

5:05 p.m. - Karate Kids Beginner at Forest Heights

Date: Thursdays starting April 11

Time: 5:05 to 5:50 p.m.

Age: 4 to 8 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $28.50

Start a life-long appreciation for an active and healthy lifestyle in this program where children learn skills and fundamentals of karate. Each week our coaches will focus on teaching basic self-defense stances and blocks while building children’s confidence and self-discipline in a fun environment. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca   PLEASE NOTE: a karate uniform is not required. Participants have the option of purchasing one for an additional fee of $60-$65 at the class.   Belt-testing is optional and has an additional fee of $45

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5:15 p.m. - Creative Kids at Bridgeport

Date: Thursdays starting April 11

Time: 4 to 5 p.m.

Age: 8 to 11 years old

Location: Bridgeport Community Centre

Cost: $40

Spark your child’s creativity and imagination! Creative Kids is a welcoming program where participants learn through fun arts and craft activities. Participants will develop their motor skills and self-confidence as they explore their creative side. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca.

Register online

5:55 p.m. - Karate Red Belt at Forest Heights

Date: Thursdays starting April 11

Time: 5:55 to 6:40 p.m.

Age: 5 to 16 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $30.25

Continue a life-long appreciation for an active and healthy lifestyle in this program where children and youth learn skills and fundamentals of karate. Participants will continue stances, blocks and self-discipline. You must have your red belt to register for this class. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca   PLEASE NOTE: a karate uniform is not required. Participants have the option of purchasing one for an additional fee of $60-$65 at the class. Belt-testing is optional and has an additional fee of $45

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6 p.m. - Kinder Ballet/Jazz at Forest Heights

Date: Thursdays starting April 11

Time: 6 to 6:40 p.m.

Age: 4 to 6 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $28.50

Let us help your little one build their confidence with dance in this fun introductory class that is an excellent option for first-time dancers. This combination class allow young children to explore movement through the disciplines of ballet and jazz. Dancers will be introduced to simple moves and choreography with an emphasis on having fun while learning. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca

Join the waitlist

6:45 p.m. - Kinder/Junior Hip Hop at Forest Heights

Date: Thursdays starting April 11

Time: 6:45 to 7:20 p.m.

Age: 4 to 6 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $28.50

Hip hop is a vibrant form of dance that combines freestyle movements to create cultural art. In this class, dancers will learn the art of hip hop moves and creative choreography while building their self-confidence in a fun environment. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca

Join the waitlist

7:25 p.m. - Junior Hip Hop at Forest Heights

Date: Thursdays starting April 11

Time: 7:25 to 8 p.m.

Age: 5 to 11 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $28.50

Hip hop is a vibrant form of dance that combines freestyle movements to create cultural art. In this class, dancers will learn the art of hip hop moves and creative choreography while building their self-confidence in a fun environment. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca

Register online

Friday

3:45 p.m. - Teen Cooking Creations at Country Hills

Date: Fridays starting April 12

Time: 3:45 to 5:15 p.m.

Age: 12 to 15 years old

Location: Country Hills Community Centre

Cost: free

Teen Cooking Creations allows participants ages 12-15 to explore the culinary arts as well as enjoy eating their creations each week! Our youth staff will share strategies for preparing affordable, healthy meals and snacks and we will have lots of fun doing so! A great way to increase confidence in the kitchen while interacting with peers and youth staff, while having a fun experience!

Join the waitlist

4:30 p.m. - Basketball Happy Hoops at Forest Heights

Date: Fridays starting April 12

Time: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Age: 9 to 10 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $29.50

If you love basketball and can’t get enough, then Happy Hoops is for you!! Join us for dedicated gym time to practice your basketball skills, benefit from one-on-one coaching, practice your shots and join in on pick-up games. Athletics shoes required. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca

Register online

5:30 p.m. - Basketball Happy Hoops at Forest Heights

Date: Fridays starting April 12

Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Age: 11 to 12 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $33

If you love basketball and can’t get enough, then Happy Hoops is for you!! Join us for dedicated gym time to practice your basketball skills, benefit from one-on-one coaching, practice your shots and join in on pick-up games. Athletics shoes required. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca

Join the waiting list

Saturday

9 a.m. - Kinder Ballet at Forest Heights

Date: Saturdays starting April 13

Time: 9 to 9:40 a.m.

Age: 4 to 6 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $28.50

Let us help your little ones build their confidence with dance in this fun introductory class that is an excellent option for first-time dancers. Dancers will be introduced to basic ballet movements in a creative and fun way. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca

Register online

9:15 a.m. - Kids Dance at Downtown CC

Date: Saturdays starting April 13

Time: 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.

Age: 4 to 6 years old

Location: Downtown Community Centre

Cost: $45.50

Let us help your little ones build their confidence with dance in this fun introductory class featuring a variety of dance styles. Dancers will be introduced to simple moves and choreography with an emphasis on having fun while learning. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca

Register online

9:15 a.m. - Multisport at Downtown CC

Date: Saturdays starting April 13

Time: 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.

Age: 4 to 6 years old

Location: Downtown Community Centre

Cost: $34

Start a life-long appreciation for an active and healthy lifestyle. Multisport provides a safe and fun environment for children to learn skills and fundamentals of popular sports. Each week our coaches will focus on building children’s confidence and developmental skills to be successful in a variety of sports such as: Basketball, Soccer, Dodgeball, Kickball, and many more!? For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca.

Register online

9:30 a.m. - Multisport at Chicopee Public School

Date: Saturdays starting April 13

Time: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Age: 4 to 6 years old

Location: Chicopee Public School

Cost: $29.75

Start a life-long appreciation for an active and healthy lifestyle. Multisport provides a safe and fun environment for children to learn skills and fundamentals of popular sports. Each week our coaches will focus on building children’s confidence and developmental skills to be successful in a variety of sports such as: Basketball, Soccer, Dodgeball, Kickball, and many more!? For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca.

Register online

9:30 a.m. - Multisport at Kingsdale

Date: Saturdays starting April 13

Time: 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Age: 5 to 7 years old

Location: Kingsdale Community Centre

Cost: $50.75

Start a life-long appreciation for an active and healthy lifestyle. Multisport provides a safe and fun environment for children to learn skills and fundamentals of popular sports. Each week our coaches will focus on building children’s confidence and developmental skills to be successful in a variety of sports such as: Basketball, Soccer, Dodgeball, Kickball, and many more!? For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca.

Register online

9:45 a.m. - Kinder Jazz at Forest Heights

Date: Saturdays starting April 13

Time: 9:45 to 10:20 a.m.

Age: 4 to 6 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $28.50

Let us help your little one build their confidence with dance in this fun introductory class that is an excellent option for first-time dancers. This combination class allow young children to explore movement through the disciplines of ballet and jazz. Dancers will be introduced to simple moves and choreography with an emphasis on having fun while learning. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca

Register online

10:30 a.m. - Multisport at Downtown CC

Date: Saturdays starting April 13

Time: 10:30 a.m. to noon

Age: 7 to 11 years old

Location: Downtown Community Centre

Cost: $50.75

Start a life-long appreciation for an active and healthy lifestyle. Multisport provides a safe and fun environment for children to learn skills and fundamentals of popular sports. Each week our coaches will focus on building children’s confidence and developmental skills to be successful in a variety of sports such as: Basketball, Soccer, Dodgeball, Kickball, and many more!? For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca.

Register online

10:45 a.m. - Multisport at Chicopee Public School

Date: Saturdays starting April 13

Time: 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Age: 8 to 10 years old

Location: Chicopee Public School

Cost: $44.40

Start a life-long appreciation for an active and healthy lifestyle. Multisport provides a safe and fun environment for children to learn skills and fundamentals of popular sports. Each week our coaches will focus on building children’s confidence and developmental skills to be successful in a variety of sports such as: Basketball, Soccer, Dodgeball, Kickball, and many more!? For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca.

Register online

11 a.m. - Dodgeball at Forest Heights

Date: Saturdays starting April 13

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Age: 12 to 16 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $33

Join us each week for a fun game of non-competitive dodgeball. Our coaches will focus on building children’s confidence and dodgeball skills. Get active and have some fun! Athletic shoes required. For any questions, please email youth@kitchener.ca

Register online

11:15 a.m. - Dodgeball at Kingsdale

Date: Saturdays starting April 13

Time: 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Age: 8 to 11 years old

Location: Kingsdale Community Centre

Cost: $50.75

Join us each week for a fun game of non-competitive dodgeball. Our coaches will focus on building children’s confidence and dodgeball skills. Get active and have some fun! For any questions, please email youth@kitchener.ca

Register online

11:15 a.m. - Kinder Ballet/Jazz at Forest Heights

Date: Saturdays starting April 13

Time: 11:15 to 11:55 a.m.

Age: 4 to 6 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $28.50

Let us help your little one build their confidence with dance in this fun introductory class that is an excellent option for first-time dancers. This combination class allow young children to explore movement through the disciplines of ballet and jazz. Dancers will be introduced to simple moves and choreography with an emphasis on having fun while learning. No special footwear is required. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca

Join the waitlist

12:30 p.m. - Multisport at Forest Heights

Date: Saturdays starting April 13

Time: 12:30 to 2 p.m.

Age: 5 to 8 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $50.75

Start a life-long appreciation for an active and healthy lifestyle. Multisport provides a safe and fun environment for children to learn skills and fundamentals of popular sports. Each week our coaches will focus on building children’s confidence and developmental skills to be successful in a variety of sports such as: Basketball, Soccer, Dodgeball, Kickball, and many more!? For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca.

Join the waitlist

2 p.m. - Children's Soccer at Victoria Hills

Date: Saturdays starting April 13

Time: 2 to 3 p.m.

Age: 4 to 6 years old

Location: Victoria Hills Community Centre

Cost: $24.75

If you love soccer and can’t get enough, then this program is for you!! Join us for dedicated gym time to learn basic soccer skills and benefit from one-on-one coaching in a fun non-competitive children's program. Athletic shoes required. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca

Join the waitlist

2:15 p.m. - Multisport at Forest Heights

Date: Saturdays starting April 13

Time: 2:15 to 3:45 p.m.

Age: 8 to 11 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: $50.75

Start a life-long appreciation for an active and healthy lifestyle. Multisport provides a safe and fun environment for children to learn skills and fundamentals of popular sports. Each week our coaches will focus on building children’s confidence and developmental skills to be successful in a variety of sports such as: Basketball, Soccer, Dodgeball, Kickball, and many more!? For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca.

Register online

3:15 p.m. - Children's Soccer at Victoria Hills

Date: Saturdays starting April 13

Time: 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.

Age: 7 to 10 years old

Location: Victoria Hills Community Centre

Cost: $24.75

If you love soccer and can’t get enough, then this program is for you!! Join us for dedicated gym time to learn basic soccer skills and benefit from one-on-one coaching in a fun non-competitive children's program. Athletic shoes required. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca 

Register online

Sunday

2:30 p.m. - Children's Soccer at Country Hills

Date: Sundays starting April 14

Time: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Age: 6 to 8 years old

Location: Victoria Hills Community Centre

Cost: $28.85

If you love soccer and can’t get enough, then this program is for you!! Join us for dedicated gym time to learn basic soccer skills and benefit from one-on-one coaching in a fun non-competitive children's program. Athletic shoes required. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca 

Register online

3:45 p.m. - Children's Soccer at Country Hills

Date: Sundays starting April 14

Time: 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.

Age: 9 to 11 years old

Location: Country Hills Community Centre

Cost: $28.85

If you love soccer and can’t get enough, then this program is for you!! Join us for dedicated gym time to learn basic soccer skills and benefit from one-on-one coaching in a fun non-competitive children's program. Athletic shoes required. For any questions, please email camp@kitchener.ca 

Register online

Drop-in programs

Open the accordions under each day of the week to find drop-in programs.

Jump to a day:

Monday

4 p.m. - Children and Youth After-School Drop-In at Chandler Mowat

Date: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays until March 27

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Age: 8 to 15 years old (grades 3 to 10)

Location: Chandler Mowat Community Centre

Cost: free

On Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 4:00 pm - 6pm, the Chandler Mowat Community Centre welcome children and youth (8 - 15 years old) to join us for after-school programs. Supervised and supported by trained City of Kitchener staff, participants will have the opportunity to participate in a rotation of sports, arts and crafts, and games or homework help in age appropriate groupings. This is an opportunity for the participants to be engaged in meaningful recreation with caring older mentors.  

No registration required.

7 p.m. - Tween Drop-In at Centreville Chicopee

Date: Mondays until March 25

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Age: 11 to 14 years old (grade 6 to 8)

Location: Centreville Chicopee Community Centre

Cost: free

Tween Youth Drop-in (YDI) is a FREE weekly, drop-in- program that allows participants ages 11-14 (grades 6-8) to hang out in a supported space with our staff and engage in different themes, games, and activities. Youth will help plan some of the fun things they want to have happen in this program. Each week, activities will include a rotation of sports (basketball, soccer, dodgeball, etc.) and group games in the gym.

No registration required.

Tuesday

2:45 p.m. - After-School Drop-In at Forest Heights

Date: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays until March 28

Time: 2:45 to 5 p.m.

Age: 12 to 17 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: free

Youth Drop-in (YDI) is a FREE weekly, drop-in- program that allows participants ages 12-17 to hang out in a supported space with our staff and engage in different themes, games, and activities. Youth will help plan some of the fun things they want to have happen in this program. Each week, activities will include a rotation of sports (basketball, soccer, etc.), arts and crafts, group games, board games and so much more.

No registration required.

4 p.m. - Children and Youth After-School Drop-In at Chandler Mowat

Date: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays until March 27

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Age: 8 to 15 years old (grades 3 to 10)

Location: Chandler Mowat Community Centre

Cost: free

On Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 4:00 pm - 6pm, the Chandler Mowat Community Centre welcome children and youth (8 - 15 years old) to join us for after-school programs. Supervised and supported by trained City of Kitchener staff, participants will have the opportunity to participate in a rotation of sports, arts and crafts, and games or homework help in age appropriate groupings. This is an opportunity for the participants to be engaged in meaningful recreation with caring older mentors.  

No registration required.

Wednesday

2:45 p.m. - After-School Drop-In at Forest Heights

Date: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays until March 29

Time: 2:45 to 5 p.m.

Age: 12 to 17 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: free

Youth Drop-in (YDI) is a FREE weekly, drop-in- program that allows participants ages 12-17 to hang out in a supported space with our staff and engage in different themes, games, and activities. Youth will help plan some of the fun things they want to have happen in this program. Each week, activities will include a rotation of sports (basketball, soccer, etc.), arts and crafts, group games, board games and so much more.

No registration required.

4 p.m. - Children and Youth After-School Drop-In at Chandler Mowat

Date: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Age: 8 to 15 years old (grades 3 to 10)

Location: Chandler Mowat Community Centre

Cost: free

On Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 4:00 pm - 6pm, the Chandler Mowat Community Centre welcome children and youth (8 - 15 years old) to join us for after-school programs. Supervised and supported by trained City of Kitchener staff, participants will have the opportunity to participate in a rotation of sports, arts and crafts, and games or homework help in age appropriate groupings. This is an opportunity for the participants to be engaged in meaningful recreation with caring older mentors.  

No registration required.

Thursday

2:45 p.m. - After-School Drop-In at Forest Heights

Date: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays until March 30

Time: 2:45 to 5 p.m.

Age: 12 to 17 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: free

Youth Drop-in (YDI) is a FREE weekly, drop-in- program that allows participants ages 12-17 to hang out in a supported space with our staff and engage in different themes, games, and activities. Youth will help plan some of the fun things they want to have happen in this program. Each week, activities will include a rotation of sports (basketball, soccer, etc.), arts and crafts, group games, board games and so much more.

No registration required.

3:15 p.m. - Youth Drop-In at Doon Pioneer Park

Date: Thursdays until March 28

Time: 3:15 to 4:45 p.m.

Age: 12 to 17 years old

Location: Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre

Cost: free

Youth Drop-in (YDI) is a FREE weekly, drop-in- program that allows participants ages 12-17 to hang out in a supported space with our staff and engage in different themes, games, and activities. Youth will help plan some of the fun things they want to have happen in this program. Each week, activities will include a rotation of sports (basketball, soccer, etc.), homework help, video games, board games and so much more.

No registration required.

6:30 p.m. - Youth Pickleball and Badminton Drop-In at Downtown CC

Date: Thursdays until March 28

Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Age: 12 to 17 years old

Location: Downtown Community Centre

Cost: free

Drop-in at the Downtown Community Centre for pick-up Badminton and Pickleball games. This is a safe space to try out both racket sports for all skills levels. This is a free program for youth ages 12-17 with no registration required.

No registration required.

7 p.m. - Youth Drop-In at Huron CC

Date: Thursdays until March 28

Time: 7 to 9 p.m.

Age: 12 to 17 years old

Location: Huron Community Centre

Cost: free

Youth Drop-in (YDI) is a FREE weekly, drop-in- program that allows participants ages 12-17 to hang out in a supported space with our staff and engage in different themes, games, and activities. Youth will help plan some of the fun things they want to have happen in this program. Each week, activities will include a rotation of sports (basketball, soccer, etc.), homework help, video games, board games and so much more.

No registration required.

Friday

4 p.m. - Youth Drop-In at Kingsdale

Date: Fridays starting January 19

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Age: 12 to 17 years old

Location: Kingsdale Community Centre

Cost: free

Youth Drop-in (YDI) is a FREE weekly, drop-in- program that allows participants ages 12-17 to hang out in a supported space with our staff and engage in different themes, games, and activities. Youth will help plan some of the fun things they want to have happen in this program. Each week, activities will include a rotation of sports (basketball, soccer, etc.), homework help, video games, board games and so much more.

No registration required.

6 p.m. - Youth Drop-In at Centreville Chicopee

Date: Fridays until March 29

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Age: 12 to 17 years old

Location: Centreville Chicopee Community Centre

Cost: free

Youth Drop-in (YDI) is a FREE weekly, drop-in- program that allows participants ages 12-17 to hang out in a supported space with our staff and engage in different themes, games, and activities. Youth will help plan some of the fun things they want to have happen in this program. Each week, activities will include a rotation of sports (basketball, soccer, etc.), homework help, video games, board games and so much more.

No registration required.

6 p.m. - Youth Drop-In at Chandler Mowat

Date: Fridays until March 29

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Age: 12 to 17 years old

Location: Chandler Mowat Community Centre

Cost: free

Youth Drop-in (YDI) is a FREE weekly, drop-in- program that allows participants ages 12-17 to hang out in a supported space with our staff and engage in different themes, games, and activities. Youth will help plan some of the fun things they want to have happen in this program. Each week, activities will include a rotation of sports (basketball, soccer, etc.), homework help, video games, board games and so much more.

No registration required.

6 p.m. - Youth Drop-In at Williamsburg

Date: Fridays until March 29

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Age: 8 to 17 years old

Location: Williamsburg Community Centre

Cost: free

Youth Drop-in (YDI) is a FREE weekly, drop-in- program that allows participants ages 8-17 to hang out in a supported space with our staff and engage in different themes, games, and activities. Youth will help plan some of the fun things they want to have happen in this program. Each week, activities will include a rotation of arts and crafts, group games, board games/chess and more.

No registration required.

6:30 p.m. - Youth Drop-In at Country Hills

Date: Fridays until March 29

Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Age: 12 to 17 years old

Location: Country Hills Community Centre

Cost: free

Youth Drop-in (YDI) is a FREE weekly, drop-in- program that allows participants ages 12-17 to hang out in a supported space with our staff and engage in different themes, games, and activities. Youth will help plan some of the fun things they want to have happen in this program. Each week, activities will include a rotation of sports (basketball, soccer, etc.), homework help, video games, board games and so much more.

No registration required.

6:30 p.m. - Tween YDI at Huron CC

Date: Fridays until March 29

Time: 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.

Age: grades 6 to 8, minimum age 12

Location: Huron Community Centre

Cost: free

Youth Drop-in (YDI) is a FREE weekly, drop-in- program that allows participants to hang out in a supported space with our staff and engage in different themes, games, and activities. Youth will help plan some of the fun things they want to have happen in this program. Each week, activities will include a rotation of sports (basketball, soccer, etc.), arts and crafts, group games, board games and so much more. 

No registration required.

7 p.m. - Youth Drop-In at Forest Heights

Date: Fridays

Time: 7 to 9 p.m.

Age: 12 to 17 years old

Location: Forest Heights Community Centre

Cost: free

Youth Drop-in (YDI) is a FREE weekly, drop-in- program that allows participants ages 12-17 to hang out in a supported space with our staff and engage in different themes, games, and activities. Youth will help plan some of the fun things they want to have happen in this program. Each week, activities will include a rotation of sports (basketball, soccer, etc.), homework help, video games, board games and so much more.

No registration required.

8 p.m. - High School YDI at Huron CC

Date: Fridays

Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Age: grades 9 to 12, maximum age 17

Location: Huron Community Centre

Cost: free

Youth Drop-in (YDI) is a FREE weekly, drop-in- program that allows participants ages 12-17 to hang out in a supported space with our staff and engage in different themes, games, and activities. Youth will help plan some of the fun things they want to have happen in this program. Each week, activities will include a rotation of sports (basketball, soccer, etc.), homework help, video games, board games and so much more.

No registration required.

Saturday

6 p.m. - Youth Drop-in at Country Hills

Date: Saturdays

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Age: 12 to 17 years old

Location: Country Hills Community Centre

Cost: free

Youth Drop-in (YDI) is a FREE weekly, drop-in- program that allows participants ages 12-17 to hang out in a supported space with our staff and engage in different themes, games, and activities. Youth will help plan some of the fun things they want to have happen in this program. Each week, activities will include a rotation of sports (basketball, soccer, etc.), arts and crafts, group games, board games and so much more. No registration required.

No registration required.

6 p.m. - Youth Drop-in at Victoria Hills

Date: Saturdays

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Age: 12 to 17 years old

Location: Victoria Hills Community Centre

Cost: free

Youth Drop-in (YDI) is a FREE weekly, drop-in- program that allows participants ages 12-17 to hang out in a supported space with our staff and engage in different themes, games, and activities. Youth will help plan some of the fun things they want to have happen in this program. Each week, activities will include a rotation of sports (basketball, soccer, etc.), arts and crafts, group games, board games and so much more. No registration required.

No registration required.

Sunday

1 p.m. - Kids Drop-in at Huron CC

Date: Sundays

Time: 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Age: 9 to 11 years old

Location: Huron Community Centre

Cost: free

Children (9-11 years old) are invited to join for drop-in programming each Supervised and supported by trained City of Kitchener staff, participants will have the opportunity to participate in a rotation of sports, arts and crafts, and games or homework help in age appropriate groupings. This is an opportunity for the participants to be engaged in meaningful recreation with caring older mentors.

No registration required.

3 p.m. - Youth Drop-in at Huron CC

Date: Sundays

Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Age: 12 to 17 years old

Location: Huron Community Centre

Cost: free

Youth Drop-in (YDI) is a FREE weekly, drop-in- program that allows participants ages 12-17 to hang out in a supported space with our staff and engage in different themes, games, and activities. Youth will help plan some of the fun things they want to have happen in this program. Each week, activities will include a rotation of sports (basketball, soccer, etc.), arts and crafts, group games, board games and so much more. No registration required. 

No registration required.

PD day camps

PD Camps are sure to be a highlight for your child and help to develop friendships, learn new skills and celebrate creativity!

Come to camp prepared with a refillable water bottle, peanut-free lunch/snacks, appropriate clothing for outside play and indoor running shoes.

We're offering PD day camps on the May 31 PD day.

  • date: Friday, May 31
  • time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • age: 4 to 11 years old

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March Break programs

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Accessibility and support

If your child has a disability and needs help to take part in a program, you can request inclusion support.

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