**Community Centre Closed Starting March 5th**

**Community Centre Closed Starting March 5th**

**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

Alternate Program Locations

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.

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. Below is information on where some of our programs are being held.

The Spring 2018 Newsletter Now Available!

The Spring 2018 Newsletter Now Available!

The Spring 2018 Newsletter Now Available Click here to see the spring newsletter.

Online Registration Starts February 27 at 8:30 am

Online Registration Starts February 27 at 8:30 am

Online Registration Starts February 27 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 […]

DPPCA Christmas Miracle Food Hamper Project

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

2017 DPPCA Christmas Miracle Food Hamper Project

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

Winter Newsletter Now Available

Winter Newsletter Now Available Click here to see the winter newsletter.

From Councillor Yvonne Fernandes

From Councillor Yvonne Fernandes

From Councillor Yvonne Fernandes Hello Neighbours, The start of a new year is always full of promise. We make resolutions that we hope to keep as the year unfolds. As the Doon, Pioneer Park, Brigadoon, Doon South expands we are feeling some growing pains. Fortunately residents have come together to share their ideas and welcome their neighbours. I was so proud to see two groups […]

School Volunteer Hours

School Volunteer Hours

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

Southwest Kitchener Optimist Club

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

DPPCA Program Registration

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

DPPCA Christmas Miracle

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 […]

We’re expanding the Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre

We’re expanding the Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre

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

Preschool Programs

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

Children’s 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

Youth Programs

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

Adult Programs

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

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

Love My Hood: Kitchener’s Neighbourhood Strategy

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