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

We also post weekly virtual events on our website.

Register for a program

On this page:

  1. COVID-19 updates
  2. COVID-19 safety
  3. Proof of vaccination
  4. After-school programs
  5. Weekend programs
  6. PD day camps
  7. Holiday camps
  8. March Break camps
  9. Accessibility and support

COVID-19 updates

Most city facilities are closed while in step 2

Ontario is in a modified version of step two of the roadmap to reopening:

  • City Hall: open for scheduled in-person appointments
  • indoor pools: closed
  • Kitchener Market Saturday farmers’ market: open at 50% capacity
  • Kitchener Market Food Hall: open for takeout only
  • parks and outdoor amenities: open
  • indoor wedding ceremonies, funerals, rites and religious ceremonies: permitted at 50% capacity of the room
  • outdoor wedding ceremonies, funerals, rites and religious ceremonies: capacity limited to the number of people that can maintain two metres of physical distance
  • community centres: limited centres open for essential services only
  • arenas: closed
  • indoor gatherings: up to 5 people
  • outdoor gatherings: up to 10 people
  • rentals: not permitted

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


COVID-19 safety

Visit our COVID-19 safety for youth programs page to find:

  • in-person safety measures
  • resources for parents
  • emergency childcare
  • mental health resources

Proof of vaccination

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 or QR code from the provincial booking portal.


After-school programs

There are no after-school programs currently open for registration. Subscribe to this page to get an email when we add new programs.


Weekend programs

There are no weekend programs currently open for registration. Subscribe to this page to get an email when we add new programs.


PD day camps

Subscribe to this page to get an email when we add new PD day camps.


Holiday camps

Subscribe to this page to get an email when we add new holiday camps.


March Break camps

Subscribe to this page to get an email when we add new March Break camps.


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.