The Kitchener Memorial Auditorium (The Aud) is the home for professional sports and a premier event venue in Kitchener. We have hosted acts like the Harlem Globetrotters, The Arkells and more.

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On this page:

  1. COVID-19 updates
  2. Proof of vaccination
  3. Contact information
  4. Parking and transit
  5. Sports teams
  6. Events
  7. Public skating
  8. Rentals and suites

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.

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.

Contact information

Address: 400 East Avenue

Phone number: 519-741-2699

Send us an email

Parking and transit

There are seven parking lots at The Aud. We also have accessible parking.

Visit The Aud’s parking webpage for details about each lot.

Multiple Grand River Transit (GRT) routes stop on the streets around The Aud. Use GRT’s trip planner to plan your route.

Sports teams

Teams that play at The Aud and Jack Couch Baseball Diamond include:






Check our event calendar to find an upcoming concert, convention or other event. if you want to host your event at The Aud, we have rental packages available.

Public skating

At The Aud and community arenas, you can join a public skating time or pick-up hockey game.

Find a time to skate

Rentals and suites

Host your next party, team building exercise or other event at The Aud. You can also rent a luxury suite during a game or event.

Get information about rentals and suites: