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False Creek Community Centre Fall 2018 Recreation Guide

FALL 2018 PROGRAM registration

By phone call 604-257-8195 ex 1

In person at the Centre

Online at recreation.vancouver.ca


Click here to view schedules for our current Recreation Guides.



False Creek Community Association
Fall 2018 Message

As you transition from routines of summer into those of fall, consider the programs and facilities at the False Creek Community Centre.

A place for all ages, the Centre offers child care as well as activities that cater to the energetic and inquiring spirits of tots and youth. And whether you are new to the area or a familiar face, adults and seniors will find a variety of options to nurture mind, body and soul.

We offer rooms to rent for those planning meetings or celebrating special occasions, and our fitness centre is a great place to work on your cardio, strength, and flexibility.

With Granville Island 2040, the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is planning to improve accessibility, expand the public market, embrace arts and innovation, and restore and sustain the public realm. So as the city grows and evolves around us, the False Creek Community Centre will serve as a mainstay and bridge into the future while keeping you connected to our history and past.

On behalf of the Association board, we invite you to give us a call, look us up online, or drop in for a visit.

Ethan Astaneh, President
False Creek Community Association



t’s that time of year again! Time to shake the dust off those old bathing suits and get ready to plunge into the biggest free water park in North America!

2018 Operating Hours

(Ongoing to September 3) from 10:00am-6:00pm

Full Water Park open 7 days a week, June 25-September 3

Group bookings: Please call 604-257-8195 to reserve a time slot. Large groups who arrive without a booking may be restricted from using the waterslide. Children must be at least 3 feet 6 inches (no exceptions!) to use waterslide.


Kayak Sampler (19+ yrs)

Do you want a taste of ocean kayaking? Learn a few basic strokes, learn about equipment and safety, and then explore False Creek with a certified instructor. Class will run rain or shine; dress appropriately for the weather. A Medical/Consent form is required prior to starting session. View upcoming sessions here


Waterworld Adventures (8-13 yrs)

This day camp will focus on learning canoe and kayak skills combined with adventures to many of the lower mainland's best attractions as well as sports, and games. Fee includes public transportation and admissions. Please pack a healthy lunch, snack and drink and have your child dressed for the weather. Schedule of out-trips and parental consent forms will be available and posted on our website, www.FalseCreekCC.ca in early June. Parental consent form must be completed and returned by the 1st day of camp.

*July 3-6 & Aug 7-10 = $140 (stat day during the week). All other weeks = $175.
Runs weekly July 3-August 24
Activity Schedule (PDF 122kb)



Program Spotlight

Bowen Island  (55+ yrs)

Located 20 minutes by ferry from Horseshoe Bay, Bowen Island is a scenic, forested retreat with a rich history and unique shops. Additional $10 ferry fee for 65 years and under. Includes: Bowen Island Museum, Lunch at Artisan Eats, Village Square, Killarney Lake escorted walk, Snug Cove, Orchard Historical Society, All BC ferry fees and taxes. Please meet in the lobby.
Instructor: Enjoy Tour And Travel
Th     Aug 23     8:00 AM-5:45 PM
159238     $133.33/1 sess REGISTER HERE



Make this your year to begin or to take your game to a whole new level.  

We offer a comprehensive tennis program through Gord Hauka’s Tennis with courses for the complete beginner to those very advanced. 

And new this year are Tennis Express courses, for those who prefer to do a jam-packed weekend of learning rather than attend shorter sessions over multiple weeks. 


Swamp Willow Preschool

Swamp Willow Preschool at False Creek Community Centre

Swamp Willow is a licensed, inclusive preschool for 3 and 4 year old children.

The safe, supported environment allows children to gain knowledge and skills through shared activities such as art, dramatic play, music, books, stories and poems. 

Daily activities will take place both indoors and out.

3 year old program:
Children attend on Tuesday & Thursday mornings from 9:15–11:30am. All children must be turning 3 by December 31st, 2018 and be diaper-free. The 2018-19 class currently has a waitlist. If you wish to add your child’s name to the list please call the front desk at 604-257-8195.

Registration for the 2019/2020 school year opens on September 17th at 9am. You can register in person, by phone or online.

*To register online you will need to set up an account at least 24 hours in advance

4 year old program:
Children attend on Monday, Wednesday & Friday mornings from 9:15 – 11:45 a.m. All children must be turning 4 by December 31st, 2018.

Registration for the 2019/2020 school year will be open on Monday, April 8, 2019. *Please note that priority registration is provided to children currently registered in the 3 year old program.

Teachers: Sandy Galpin and Cheryl Taylor Lee



We have meeting rooms and special event venues available. Contact us today!

More details here.


two level Fitness Centre on Granville IslandVisit our two level Fitness Centre!

The best kept secret on Granville Island.

Improve or maintain your fitness in our two level centre that features treadmills, crosstrainers, lifecycles, Revmasters (specialized cycles), rowers, specialized rowers, Cybex weight training, Nautilus, cable pulley machines, free weights and a stretch/core room with varied resistance and core training apparatus. More info....


False Creek Community Centre Personal TrainingPERSONAL TRAINING

Fitness is for Everyone!

Become aware of the benefits an active life can grant. Research has shown that a fitness lifestyle improves muscular balance, circulation, boosts the immune system and combats stress, fatigue, hypertension, depression and obesity.

Let our staff assist you in creating a fitness lifestyle for yourself.

Learn more here. 



Exercise can be a lot of fun in a group.

We offer a large variety of Group Fitness Classes.
Explore the many options you have Come join us.

View schedule here




Register for Programs

IN PERSON at the Centre
ONLINE at recreation.vancouver.ca
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