Friday Night Live Funtivities: PJ Breakfast with Santa Grades 5-7

Friday December 15, 6:00-9:00pm
Nothing beats breakfast for dinner, except when Santa comes to visit! You bring your pajamas, we’ll supply the waffles.

Yoga for Strength & Mobility (19+ yrs) – Starts Nov 8

Work on your core and upper body strength, hip and shoulder mobility through yoga asanas. Suitable for all levels. This holistic practice will complement your other movement practices and sport. For...

30th Annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival

The winter solstice marks the longest, darkest night of the year. This dance of sun and earth has inspired celebrations of the human spirit throughout the ages, and our own Winter Solstice Lantern Festival illuminates the night with lanterns, singing, dancing, music and storytelling!
Thursday December 21, 2023

Fall 2023 Program Feedback

Your feedback is important and will help us improve our programs and services! False Creek Community Centre offers  services and activities that cater to different needs and interests. We would like...

Zumba on Wednesdays

Wednesdays,  6:30 PM-7:30 PM
ZUMBA® fuses Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic workout system designed system for everyone at any fitness level. Drop-in $15.

Browse our 2024 Winter Rec Guide

Winter 2024 Programs are now online.
Registration starts Saturday December 16
We have so much to offer at False Creek for 2024 from pottery, drawing to Zumba, there really is something for everyone!

The Jingle Ball Winter Youth Basketball Tournament (Preteen)

Thursday December 28, 12:30-2:30pm
The Jingle Ball Winter Youth Basketball Tournament (Grades 7-9): Tis the season to be ballin! Each participant will get a slice of pizza + drink. Teams are 4v4.

Nia Dance Classes starting in November – Register Now!

Do you love to dance just for the joy of it? Nia is a well-established dance form invented in Portland OR in the 1980s and now practiced all over the world. It consists of set routines that use...

Weight Training for Beginners –
Monthly Sessions! Sign up now and get started!

This weight training class is ideal for beginners wanting introduction to basic weight training while learning proper form, technique, and understanding the body and different muscle groups used...

Special Events


Fall 2022 Events

29th Annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival

Wednesday December 21 6:00pm-10:00pm
A False Creek Community Association partnership with the Secret Lantern Society.
The winter solstice marks the gentle shift of our planet’s eternal relationship with the sun. This dance of sun and earth has inspired celebrations of the human spirit, expressed through art and music, throughout the ages.
Our own Winter Solstice Lantern Festival illuminates the darkest night with a multicultural array of lanterns, fire, singing, dancing, music and storytelling. Please join us and add your special light to the longest night!

Lantern Workshops

Don’t be left lantern-less! Artists from the Secret Lantern Society will help you make your own beautiful lantern. All materials are provided and participants are encouraged to bring pressed leaves and flowers or other decorative elements. Price is per lantern so parent & child can create one lantern together. Children must be accompanied by an adult.*Additional time to finish lanterns will be available on Sunday Dec. 18 from
10:00-4:00pm (free with registration to any workshop).

GLOBE Lantern (All Ages)
Transform a balloon into a work of art!
Su Dec 11 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
421550 $15/1 sess
Sa Dec 17 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
421551 $15/1 sess

NATURE Lantern (All Ages)
Create a lantern using organic materials (twigs, pressed flowers, leaves) for display in your home (not suited for procession).
Sa Dec 17 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
421553 $20/1 sess
W Dec 21 7:00 PM-9:30 PM
421554 $20/1 sess

PIN-PRICK Lantern (All Ages)
Easy technique can be as simple or elaborate as you like. Please be sure to bring your own clean and dry 1-litre tetra-packs.
Su Dec 11 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
421555 $10/1 sess
Su Dec 18 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
421556$10/1 sess

STAR Lantern (All Ages)
All materials are provided and participants are encouraged to bring pressed leaves and flowers or other decorative elements.
Sa Dec 10 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
421552 $20/1 sess

Register early to ensure supplies are reserved for you. Can be made within 30 minutes.
W Dec 21 5:00 PM-6:30 PM
421559 $10/1 sess

HEADDRESS MAKING – Drop-in (All Ages)
Drop-in while supplies last. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
W Dec 21 7:00 PM-8:30 PM
421560 $5/1 sess

Drop in to finish any lantern begun in another workshop. free, no registration required.
Su Dec 18 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
421558 FREE

Lantern Sale
Beautiful lanterns are available at the front desk in December. Purchase a lantern ahead of time and join us on Wednesday Dec. 21 to celebrate and illuminate the darkest night of the year.$15 each (includes illumination and carrying stick).
Every day Dec 11-Dec 21 9:00 AM-9:00 PM
421561 $14.29/lantern

Breakfast with Santa (2+ yrs)
Join us for our annual festive buffet style pancake breakfast with themed arts and crafts, family entertainment, photo booth, and a visit from Santa! Space is limited and registration must be done in advance, in-person or by phone. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Each adult & child must be registered individually.
Sa Dec 3 10:30 am-12:00 pm
419032 $6/Person

Birthday Parties (2-8 yrs)
Bounce your way into your birthday with a party at False Creek Community Centre on Granville Island. Your party includes our bouncy castle, a decorated room, use of the kitchen refrigerator, and a party leader to set out play equipment or organize games to keep the party hoppin. Children arrive, have one hour in the gym, then go back to the party room for cake, food and drinks (brought by the participant). Cost is $180 for up to 20 children and includes general decorations for the birthday party room, plates, napkins and cutlery. Leader will contact you a week before your party to discuss the party details. Please phone the main office at 604-257-8195 or check our on-line registration for available dates. Please note that we have discontinued providing pizza for the party. The party parent may bring or order in food for the party. Please, absolutely no nuts.
Instructor: TBA Instructor
Sa/Su Sep 24-Dec 18 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Sportball Birthday Party (2-10 yrs)
Sportball offers high-energy, action-packed birthday parties for kids ranging in age from 2-10 years! Kids enjoy a variety of sports and supervised games in a fun, structured and safe environment; festivities finish off with a traditional birthday celebration. The kids will need to catch their breath before they blow out their candles! Parties include 60 minutes of activities followed by 60 minutes of birthday celebrations with the coach. Patrons are required to pay in full at the time of registration. Inclusions: Sportball leader, gymnasium, tables, chairs. Exclusions: decorations, table settings (plates, cutlery, cups, etc), snacks, food or beverages. Regular birthday party refund policy applies. Max. 15 kids with 1 coach, up to 20 kids with 2 coaches.
Instructor: Sportball Vancouver
Sa Nov 26 419219
Sa Dec 10 419220
Sa Dec 17 419221
REGISTER ONLINE 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
$260/1Coach; $70/Additional Coach