Important dates for the 2017 Christmas Miracle Food Hamper Project The volunteers are busy getting ready to make 2017 Christmas Miracle Food Hamper Deliveries to 50+ families in our community. We are thankful for the continued support received from area schools, churches, businesses and individuals over the past 30+ years. You make this project possible! Did you know? Financial Donations of $175.00 pays […]
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.
From Councillor Yvonne Fernandes Hello Neighbours, On Thursday, September 21 I had the opportunity to tour Ward 4 with our new Chief Administrative Officer Dan Chapman. Let me briefly introduce you to him. He has been with the City for 12 years. Seven years ago he became our Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, responsible for Finance and Corporate Services which includes Legal, Finance, Clerks, Human Resources, […]
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 22 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 […]
DPPCA Christmas Miracle The DPPCA Christmas Miracle Food Hamper Project is organized and coordinated by community volunteers who endeavor to help make Christmas time a little brighter for some of the less fortunate families in our community. Each year the committee provides 50 families with food hampers containing 3 days worth of meals including Christmas dinner plus new hats and mitts for the children. The […]
Online Registration Starts November 21 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 In-Person You can […]
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.
Adult Programs Our centre offers a number of activities and opportunities to keep you active, healthy, and involved in the community. The programs include but are not limited to Yoga, Pickleball, Zumba, Hula fitness, cards, and chess. Come and enjoy the fun.
Accessibility If you or your child has a special need and requires accommodation to participate in our programs, assistance may be available through inclusion services. Please contact us at 519-741-2641 to find out more.
Love My Hood: Kitchener’s Neighbourhood Strategy Kitchener’s neighbourhood strategy will help people connect and work together to do great things in their neighbourhoods. Visit lovemyhood for more information about the Strategy