From Councillor Christine Michaud Hello Ward 4! I hope everyone had an excellent, safe and happy summer. It certainly flew by. We’ve certainly had our share of disruption and dust over the past couple of years. Between continued developments in Doon South, construction at Pioneer Park Plaza, to the Homer Watson improvement project – it has been a real test of patience. But! The bright […]
Fall 2019 Newsletter Now Available Click here to see the newsletter. Click here to see a map of the program locations.
Position Open We are currently looking for a Children and Youth Program Director. Click here to see the details. To apply, please submit your info through the contact us form.
Places to Skate Looking to skate? See here for details.
Online Program Registration The DPPCA is partnering with the City of Kitchener to offer online registration for neighbourhood programs. And it’s SO easy! Register online at www.kitchener.ca/activekitchener. You will need: To create an account or sign into your account The barcode(s) for the program(s) you wish to register for Visa or MasterCard with valid expiry date Register In-Person You can also register in person at […]
New Refund Policy The refund policy has changed. The new policy takes effect September 2018. Click here for details.
**Community Centre Closed Starting March 5th** The last day the Community Centre will be open to the public is Saturday March 3rd. The center will be opened from 9am-12pm for that day. Starting on March 5th, the Centre will be CLOSED to the public, however the KPL Pioneer Park branch will remain open during the construction. If you are interested in signing up for a […]
Alternate Program Locations The DPPCA Board of Directors has been working very diligently searching out alternative spaces to hold some of our classes while the Doon Centre is under construction. Click here to see information on where some of our programs are being held.
The DPPCA Board of Directors has been working very diligently searching out alternative spaces to hold some of our classes while the Doon Centre is under construction. Below is information on where some of our programs are being held.
The Spring 2018 Newsletter Now Available Click here to see the spring newsletter.
Our Volunteers are getting things ready for the 2018 Christmas Miracle Food Hamper Project! Each year we plan to deliver healthy food hampers and knitted hats and mitts for children to 50+ families in our community. We do this alongside the Christmas Bureau operated out of the House of Friendship Emergency Food Hamper Program and the community association. We are thankful for the continued support […]
2017 DPPCA Christmas Miracle Food Hamper Project Help a family in need this Christmas. Volunteers for the 2017 Christmas Miracle Food Hamper Project can sign-up at the community centre office before Friday December 8th. Registration is limited. See here for more info about the hamper project.
Winter Newsletter Now Available Click here to see the winter newsletter.
School Volunteer Hours Are you a high school student looking for volunteer hours? We have lots of opportunities to help out with special events. For more information please call 519-741-2641.
Southwest Kitchener Optimist Club The Southwest Kitchener Optimist’s Club has so much to offer. They have a newly created webpage with lots of information about the Club. See below for the link to their new website. Check out the Southwest Kitchener Optimist’s Club webpage for all their events and activities they have to offer.
DPPCA Program Registration Online Registration Starts August 20 at 8:30 am The DPPCA is partnering with the City of Kitchener to offer online registration for neighbourhood programs. And it’s SO easy! Register online at www.kitchener.ca/activekitchener. You will need: To create an account or sign into your account The barcode(s) for the program(s) you wish to register for Visa or MasterCard with valid expiry date Register […]
We’re expanding the Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre The council has approved the budget for the Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre’s expansion. For more information, please visit the City of Kitchener’s link: https://www.kitchener.ca/en/city-services/doon_s-community-centre-expansion.aspx?_mid_=12075
Preschool Programs The DPPCA offers a variety of interactive programs to help foster healthy child development by creating a nurturing environment where children can explore, create and grow. Our programs run Monday through Friday in both the morning and afternoon. We have school preparation programs. and music programs, as well as arts and physical activity based programs.
Children’s Programs It is our mission to provide safe and stimulating programs to fulfill your child’s need for engaging activities. Through activities children grow and foster a sense of confidence, self worth, pride and new skills. We aim at offering high quality programs such as; piano, guitar, soccer, basketball and dance to help foster new skills in our children.
Youth Programs Our Youth Drop-In Program runs on most Friday evenings and is free to attend. The Drop-In nights are facilitated and fully supervised by young adults and offer sports, arts and crafts, games and music.