Victoria Park



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Known to many as Kitchener's crown jewel, Victoria Park is a mix of timeless beauty and modern features. Whether you want to relax under a tree with a good book, stroll around its sparkling lake with your dog, or kick the soccer ball around with friends, the park provides endless choice and opportunity to create your perfect day.

Nestled in the heart of our downtown area, the park boasts many of its original amenities from its opening in 1896, including an iron bridge that provides walkers a means to cross its stunning lake, two classic cannons, wildlife, flower beds and hundreds of trees and shrubs.

Modern features include:

  • Victoria Park Pavilion: fully licensed banquet hall with stage; available for rent
  • A picnic shelter
  • Creative playground and splash pad, with nearby parking available at the pavilion and on the road between Dill and Schneider streets
  • Horseshoe pits and a basketball court
  • Historic clock tower entrance, including walkways, new lighting, flower gardens, public art, a pond and water features
  • 'The Boathouse' restaurant on the lake
  • Winter rinks and open spaces for soccer and football games
  • Victoria Park Gallery - open weekends from mid-May to October
  • Access to the Iron Horse Trail
  • Kitchener Rangers Fitness Area

The park also hosts several special events each year, including:

For more information, please contact us at 519-741-2345.

Victoria Park working group

The Victoria Park Working Group provides a forum for residents to share and discuss ideas and concerns with us about Victoria Park. The group includes community members, a member of city council and four city staff members.

Past working group meeting minutes are available through the Victoria Park Neighbourhood Association. The working group can be contacted by email.

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