Albert McCormick Community Centre

Albert McCormick Community Centre (AMCC) at 500 Parkside Drive is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The customer service desk opens at 1 p.m.

On this page

  1. Drop-in programs
  2. Registered programs
  3. Rentals
  4. Closures and cancellations
  5. Amenities

Drop-in programs


View our skating page to see our drop-in skating or shinny times.

Youth drop-in program

Pick Your Play drop-in for youth 8 years and older.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. from July 4 to August 31
Activities include gaming, sports, fitness, crafts and more.

Buy a Tuesday or Thursday pass for $10 ($20 for both days) at the Customer Service desk at RIM Park, WMRC or Albert McCormick centres. Check the locations for hours.

Registered programs

Check our Active Waterloo website to register and pay for programs that take place at AMCC, including camps and other courses.


Most spaces in Albert McCormick are available for rent. To get started, visit our rentals page.

Closures and cancellations

Check our cancellation page to ensure your program is running as scheduled.


There are twin ice pads (East and West) and nine dressing rooms, with 300 spectator seats in the East pad and 399 spectator seats in the West. The community centre offers two rooms available for rent.

Albert McCormick Central Plaza

The central plaza is located outside the front of Albert McCormick Community Centre. The plaza includes:

  • skatepark
  • splash pad
  • accessible basketball court
  • climbing structure
  • gathering/seating areas

The splash pad opens for the season on June 1, 2023 and stays open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

A branch of the Waterloo Public Library is attached to the community centre.