Bridgeport Community Centre, located at 20 Tyson Dr. in Kitchener, has been serving the Bridgeport and surrounding community since 1970, with renovations completed in December 2011.  Located next to the Grand River and the Walter Bean trail, the Bridgeport Community Centre is tucked away beside Tyson Park. 

Home to one of the largest community ice rinks in Kitchener, the Bridgeport Community Centre also features a multipurpose room and two meeting rooms, the centre is equipped to offer programs and activities for everyone to enjoy.

Dates to Remember

Bridgeport Community Centre Grand Opening:  Saturday, May 12, 11:00-2:00pm Bridgeport Community Association Board Meeting:  Tuesday, May 15, 8:00pm
Summer Playground Registration:  Tuesday, June 5, 7:00pm

Upcoming Community Events

Bridgeport Community Centre Grand Re-Opening

Saturday,  May 12, 2012  11:00-2:00pm                                                                                         

More amenities ... same friendly feel. Bridgeport Community Centre is shiny and new - and ready for you!

Join the City of Kitchener as we celebrate the completion of the Bridgeport Community Centre renovation.  You'll enjoy:

  •  An official ribbon-cutting ceremony
  • Facility tours
  • A community art piece
  • Children's activities - including ESQ and face painting
  • Blow up obstacle course
  • Firetruck and Police car display
  • Community partners information booths
  • A perennial plant swap
  • Light refreshments                                                                                                                                 


Spring Programming

The Bridgeport Community Association designs, implements and maintains the regular programming at the Bridgeport Community Centre.  Programs include:

  • Parents & Tot programs
  • Karate
  • Youth & Adult fitness
  • Painting & Pottery
  • Youth Drop In

A full listing of programs can be found in the Bridgeport Community Association newsletter and Leisure magazine. For more information, please contact            519-578-8751      .

Summer Playgrounds

The City of Kitchener Summer Playgrounds program is delivered at 50+ sites offering games, songs, crafts, sports, special events and off-site trips open to children ages 3-12.  Playground leaders are trained in Standard First Aid and police screened. 

Bridgeport Community Centre is proud to be a location for Summer Playgrounds this year!

Preschool 9:30-11:30am
Junior  1:00-3:00pm
Cost:  $26 per week

Adventure 9:00-11:30am and 1:00-3:00pm
Cost:  $41 per week
For more information, please contact             519-741-2389      .

Community Outreach Program

The Community Outreach Program is a community-based program created to prevent and reduce the depth of child poverty in the Waterloo Region.

Their goal is to assist children and families to access services they need in their own community.

  • Linking families to community resources including:
  • Employment/Education - information and funds
  • Recreation - activities, fees, subsidies
  • Food - when you run short
  • Clothing - for your family
  • Child Care & Children's Needs - information and equipment
  • Counseling - for family or individual
  • Transportation - to attend appointments or meetings

To contact the Community Outreach Work for Bridgeport, called            519-571-7060       (located at Breithaupt Centre).

Available For Rent

Bridgeport Community Centre is also available for rent for meetings and special events, featuring a multipurpose room and two meeting rooms.

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, please call             519-741-2271      .

Partner Groups

The Bridgeport Community Centre is proud to partner with local organizations to provide programs and information to our community.  All programs and information sessions are free to attend and located at the Bridgeport Community Centre.

Community Support Connections - Wellness Active Living Club (WALC) offers weekly, fun and gentle fitness classes that are led by volunteer Seniors Fitness Instructors in locations throughout Waterloo Region.  Classes are held weekly and are one hour in length. 

Any senior who would like to improve their health and well being, but is unable to participate in other programs due to transportation, health or cost, is welcome.

  •  Tuesdays 10:00-11:00am
  •  Fridays 10:00-11:00am

To register call             519-772-8787      .

Ontario Early Years Centre - Learning is Child's Play is a no cost drop in program for families with children from birth to six years of age in the Bridgeport community.  It provides an opportunity for child-directed learning through play.

  • Tuesday, June 12,19 & 26  9:30-11:30am

For additional information, please call             519-571-1626      .