Stanley Park Community Centre is home to a triple gym, program rooms and more. You can register for affordable yoga classes, fun art classes and other activities for the whole family.

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. Drop-in programs
  7. Partner programs
  8. Leisure access
  9. Neighbourhood association
  10. Gym
  11. Outdoor amenities
  12. Washrooms
  13. Computers and Wi-Fi
  14. Rentals

COVID-19 updates

Community centres to begin reopening on Monday, Feb. 22

Effective Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 12:01 a.m., Kitchener and all of Waterloo Region will move to the Red-Control level of the Province’s COVID-19 response framework

Some community centres will continue to remain open for emergency social services such as food distribution, warming centres, addiction support and public access computers. Community centres will begin reopening for some programs and services on February 22. 

Visitors must continue to register through ActiveNet for all programs. All visitors and staff will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms.

Please visit your community centre’s webpage for operating hours and additional information as it becomes available.

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


Contact information

Address: 505 Franklin Street North

Phone number: 519-741-2504

Email Stanley Park Community Centre


Hours

Monday : 5 to 9 p.m.

Tuesday: 9 a.m. to noon

Wednesday: noon to 4 p.m.

Thursday: 5 to 9 p.m.

Friday: 9 a.m. to noon

Saturday and Sunday: closed

The centre will be closed on these days:

  • Friday, April 2
  • Monday, April 5
  • Monday, May 24

Parking and transit

Free parking is available off Franklin Street North.

These Grand River Transit (GRT) routes stop on Ottawa Street North near Stanley Park Community 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 offer programs for kids, teens and adults of every age, including the popular programs listed below. Check ActiveNet or your copy of Active Kitchener to find the right program for you.

Programs for kids and teens

  • parent and tot programs
  • arts and crafts
  • cooking classes
  • dance classes
  • basketball
  • gymnastics
  • martial arts
  • music lessons

Programs for adults

  • cooking classes
  • dance classes
  • pilates
  • yoga
  • cardio fitness
  • cards and games
  • guitar lessons

Drop-in programs

Join one of our free or low-cost drop-in programs to get active and have fun. Some popular programs are listed below:

  • basketball
  • bridge
  • euchre
  • pilates
  • yoga

Most drop-in programs are free. Some cost between $2 and $9.04 per session.


Partner programs

Our partners offer prenatal and parenting classes for the community. These programs run during the school year and take a break for the summer.

Infant Series

This program is for parents and babies up to 12 months old. Topics include:

  • infant massage - parents learn how to massage their babies
  • baby connections - focus on building early literacy skills through songs, rhymes and books
  • baby and me - come together to learn songs, rhymes and finger play

Infant Series is offered by Our Place Family Resource and Early Years Centre.

Get Set Learn

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. during the fall and spring.

This free program is for parents with young children (babies to preschoolers). Learn together with your child and enjoy parent-only time.

We offer the Get Set Learn program in partnership with Project Read Literacy Network.

Stork secrets – pregnancy and postpartum adjustment support

Are you pregnant or a mother of a child under 2? Are you feeling nervous, anxious, or overwhelmed? Have you been diagnosed with postpartum mood disorder? Are you looking for support?

Connect with others who are experiencing similar feelings. Ask questions, discuss coping strategies, develop friendships, learn about other services in the community and strengthen connections with your baby.

Stork Secrets is offered by Our Place Family Resource and Early Years Centre.


Leisure access

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


Neighbourhood association

Stanley Park Community Association (SPCA) covers the area around Stanley Park Community Centre. Check out their website and Facebook page.

SPCA offers programs at Stanley Park Community Centre, check your copy of Active Kitchener for details.


Gym

Stanley Park Community Centre does not have open gym time or workout equipment. Join one of our programs to play basketball, badminton, pickleball and more.


Outdoor amenities

These outdoor amenities are available at Stanley Park Community Centre:

  • basketball court
  • winter ice rink

Washrooms

There are men’s and women’s washrooms off the main floor hallway of Stanley Park Community Centre. Both washrooms are accessible and have a change table.


Computers and Wi-Fi

Public access computers are not available at this time. Subscribe to this page to get an email when we post an update.

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.


Rentals

You can rent rooms at Stanley Park Community Centre for meetings or events. Call 519-741-2504 for more information.