Breithaupt Centre, located at 350 Margaret Ave., has been serving downtown Kitchener and the surrounding neighbourhoods since 1964 - acting as a gathering place for children and youth to adults, older adults and families.

Featuring two swimming pools, a single gymnasium, a solarium and six meeting rooms, as well as an outdoor rink in the winter time, the centre is equipped to offer programs and activities for everyone to enjoy.


Each year, we offer camps for children, during March break and over the summer.

We also offer a variety of fun, educational programming, including:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Dance
  • Fitness classes
  • Pay-as-you-play sports
  • Swim lessons, recreational swims and aquafitness classes
  • Youth drop-in
  • Preschool

Check out our new programs this season for children, adults and adults 50+ this season!

Download our Breithaupt Centre program schedule for preschool, children/youth, adults and adults 50+.

A full list of programs can be found in the Mount Hope Breithaupt Park neighbourhood association newsletter and Leisure magazine.

Register online or in person

Registration for Breithaupt Centre Programs is available online using WEBreg or in person at Breithaupt Centre, Rockway Centre, Downtown Community Centre or at all indoor pools.

Opportunities for older adults

Breithaupt Centre offers a variety of opportunities to become involved through volunteering, social activities, workshops, walking groups, special events and recreation.

We offer many Leisure programs for older adults. For more information, please call

Additional services include 

{C}·         Snack bar - offers affordable light lunches in the relaxed atmosphere of the solarium. The snack bar is open Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Summer hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

{C}·         Public Access Computers - Available in the solarium daily until 8:00 p.m.

{C}·         Foot care clinic - Fridays. Nursing professionals assist with nail care, care of corns and calluses and offer foot assessments. Appointments are available between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Please call             519-576-7474       to book your appointment.

{C}·         Outdoor Winter Rink - Open daily from 8:00am-10:00pm during winter months (weather permitting).

Available for rent

Breithaupt Centre is also available for rent for meetings and special events.

Fully accessible & convenient to transit

The centre is fully accessible - and conveniently located within close walking distance of public transit. Visit Grand River Transit for route information and schedules.

For more information on Breithaupt Centre

Please call             519-741-2502