Recreation and Leisure

Starting February 18, recreation centres will gradually re-open for pre-booked activities and limited rentals. Read our media release for a full schedule.

Visit Active Waterloo to book in-person activities such as swim, walking and pickleball.

New: before arriving in person, participants in City of Waterloo programs must complete our COVID-19 Health Screening Form.

Programs, classes and lessons

Find registration options for swim lessons, fitness classes, leisure activities and more.

Register online now

Swimming (drop-in)

Look up schedules, fees and admission rules for public swims and drop-in pool activities such as waterfit.

Skating + shinny (drop-in)

Look up locations, schedules and fees for drop-in skating and shinny. Additional info on admission guidelines and safety.


League and pick-up options for hockey, soccer, basketball, slo-pitch, volleyball, pickleball, ultimate, badminton and more.

Camps + pre-school

Register for camps offered during school breaks. Additional info on counsellor training and pre-school programs.

Assistance programs

Apply for financial assistance or accommodation to take part in recreation programs.