Walking track
The Lyle S. Hallman Foundation indoor track offers walkers, a safe place to lace up and get some exercise all year-round.

Located above the KMHA Alumni ice pad at the Activa Sportsplex, the track is open - free of charge every day.


Walking track hours, June 17 - September 3:

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Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. 8:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.

The walking track hours will be effected during the following dates:

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We apologize for any inconvenience.


Track dimensions

The lengths of each lane are:

  • inside lane: 536 feet, 162.4 metres
  • middle lane: 555 feet, 168.2 metres
  • outside lane: 574 feet, 174 metres

One kilometre on each lane is:

  • inside lane: 6.2 laps
  • middle lane: 6 laps
  • outside lane: 5.75 laps

One mile on each lane is:

  • inside lane: 9.9 laps
  • middle lane: 9.5 laps
  • outside lane: 9.2 laps
 Walking track information
Track guidelines

You must come prepared to participate with your walking clothes on. You may change your shoes when you arrive at track level. There are no change rooms or showers available. Washrooms are open at track level with limited capacity protocols in place.

When you arrive

You must remain in the designated drop-in space and cannot wander throughout the building.

Safety measures:

  • please bring your own filled water bottle
  • there are limited bottle refilling stations open if you need to refill your water bottle

Walking guidelines:

  • follow the posted walking direction
  • do not stand in the walking zone, always keep moving
  • always pass to the person's right side

Lanes are designated for your safety:

  • lane 1 (inside lane): slow
  • lane 2 (middle lane): medium
  • lane 3 (outside lane): fast

Personal item storage:

  • lockers are available in the upper lobby to place personal items such as a water bottle, coat, etc.
  • please place your items on your specific designated area only.
  • leave valuables at home, the City of Kitchener is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Food, drinks and other items:

  • leave food and beverages outside of the track area
  • you can bring a water bottle into the track area
  • do not spit water in the track area
  • leave equipment outside of the track area, including:
    • skipping ropes, medicine balls, floor mats and other items

Access:

  • the track is for recreational use only
  • you cannot reserve the track for private use
  • we do not allow spectators into the track area

Strollers:

  • stay on the inside track if you have a stroller
  • if you're travelling in a group, please stay in a single-file line

Supervision:

  • children under the age of 13 must have an adult present
  • teams using the track must have an adult coach or manager present
  • city staff choose the music playing in the track

Music:

  • headphones must be worn when listening to music

 

If you have any questions about these guidelines, please ask a staff member at Activa Sportsplex.

Public skating

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Public skating guidelines
  • No pucks, sticks or games permitted.
  • Keeping pace - Avoid excessively fast skating and stopping (socializing), which could interfere with traffic flow.
  • Shoes - No shoes allowed unless assistance is being provided to help tots to skate in the cordoned off area or during a family skating session.
  • Skating aids - Skating aids are available on a limited basis (please see arena Ambassador). Strollers, chairs, toboggans and wagons not permitted.
  • Wheelchairs/sledges - Wheelchairs, wheelchair skates and sledges are welcome on Municipal arenas and outdoor rinks. Individuals using these devices must travel in the same direction as the other skaters. Attendants/helpers are welcome to assist individuals however they must wear skates.
  • Where there are admission charges to an arena for public skating, the attendant/helper is admitted at no-charge upon presentation of a PAL Card. To apply for a PAL Card and/or to reserve wheelchair skates and sledges, please contact 519-741-2220 ext. 7225 or TTY 1-866-969-9994
  • Use of helmets - Helmets are recommended for all skaters.
  • Carrying of infants/children - Children must not be carried by any means (e.g. sitting on shoulders, being carried in arms or carried in equipment such as "snugglies" or in back packs).
  • Sitting on boards - Patrons may not sit on the rink boards at any time.
  • Figure skating - is permitted at the discretion of the arena attendant.
 Pick-up hockey

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Looking to play hockey without committing to games every week?

Preregistration for pickup hockey is required through PickupHub. 

Click here to register and view schedule

 

Price: $13.80 +HST - Goalies are Free. Drop ins are not permitted at this time. 

  Pickleball
Rent a pickleball court at Queensmount Arena

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  • Cost: $24/hour (+HST)
  • Location: Queensmount Arena (1260 Queen's Blvd, Kitchener, ON N2M 1C7)
  • Capacity: Maximum 6 people per court
  • Duration: 1 hour timeslots 
  • Time slots: 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., & 1 :00 p.m.

*Equipment rentals are not available at this time.

 Rules and Notes
  • Clean dry shoes
  • Bring your own water bottle – water refilling station available.
  • No lockers – leave your valuable at home, the City of Kitchener is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • You must remain in your designated court.
  • Please be respective of others using other courts.

Reservation rules

  • Current facility reserve by rental block.
  • Residents can make reservations at least 1 day(s) in advance but not more than 14 day(s) in advance.
  • Non-residents can make reservations at least 1 day(s) in advance but not more than 14 day(s) in advance.
  • Online reservations open at 8:30 AM on first accepted advance day.
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