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Indoor Track

Woman on an indoor walking track

The Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex's indoor track is designed for running and walking by all types of users, from social walkers to professional runners.

Download the summer schedule, rules and frequently asked questions to plan your next visit. You can maintain your walking program here all year long. The track is surrounded by windows that let in natural light, allowing you to enjoy the surrounding scenery of Waterloo Park and Luther Village on the Park.

Be sure to check the cancellations page before you head to the indoor track.


The Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex is at 101 Father David Bauer Dr., in Waterloo. The indoor track is on the second floor. Go up the stairs to the right of the main entrance and follow the hallway to your left or use the elevator to the left of the customer service desk on the main floor. The phone number at the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex is 519-886-1177.

Hours of operation

May 1 to Oct. 31

The indoor track is open for free daily public use:

Daily - 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

View the Summer schedule

Nov. 1 to April 30

The following schedule applies:

  Free public useExclusive track usePaid mixed use* 
(public and adult track clubs)
 Monday6 a.m. to 5 p.m.5 to 8:30 p.m.8:30 to 10 p.m.

6 a.m. to  5 p.m.

(shared time at 4:30 p.m.)

5 to  8:30 p.m.8:30 to 10 p.m.
 Wednesday6 a.m. to 5 p.m.5 to  8:30 p.m.8:30 to 10 p.m.
 Thursday6 a.m. to  5 p.m.

(shared time at 4:30 p.m.)

5 to  8:30 p.m.8:30 to 10 p.m.
 Friday6 a.m. to 10 p.m.  

6 to 9 a.m.

6 to 10 p.m.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.1 to 6 p.m.

6 to 9 a.m.

6 to 10 p.m.

 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
*Paid Mixed Use feesSingle Visit10-visit25-visit50-visit

View the Fall/Winter Schedule

Lane distances

Inside lane:

4¼ laps = one kilometre

6 7/8 laps = one mile

Middle lane:

4 1/7 laps = one kilometre

6 2/3 laps = one mile

Outside lane:

Four laps = one kilometre

6½ laps = one mile

The four-lane track has a resicore rubber flooring surface that runs for 220 metres (722 feet).

Rental information

The Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex and the indoor track are great places to hold your next event. Learn more about our rental opportunities.