Programs that run from April to August 2021 are now open for viewing online!

See below to view all programs

Spring & Summer 2021 Program Registration

Spring registration starts on Saturday, March 20.
Summer registration starts on Saturday, June 19.
In person at the Centre
Online at www.recreation.vancouver.ca
By phone 604-257-8195 ext 1

The safety of our patrons and our staff is our top priority, and we are committed to offering a safe recreation experience. We’re having fun and keeping it safe. #RestartSmartVancouver ⠀

Education

Japanese Bookbinding (19+ yrs)
To this day, stab binding is used in Japan to bind books. Scholars still bind their writings and notes in soft cover materials. This workshop follows the Japanese tradition of binding “pouch” sheets in different stitch patterns. This technique can be used to bind loose manuscripts. All materials and tools are provided. All materials and tools are provided. No prior experience is required. Registration only. No drop-ins.
Instructor: Suzan Lee
F Jun 25 11:00 AM-2:00 PM
318303 $56.95/1 sess

Fitness & Health

ABM NeuroMovement ® for Healthy Backs (19+ yrs)
The Anat Baniel Method® NeuroMovement® is an evidence based, neuroplastic approach to healing chronic pain, injury, brain and body trauma. Build new neural pathways through slow and gentle movements and painlessly rewire your brain to move beyond limitations, improve cognition and experience overall higher performance. These mat-based classes will focus in particular on how to use your back to reduce pain and to move more easily and gracefully. Visit www.clairesandham.ca [clairesandham.ca] for more information. Participants are required to bring their own mat and cushion or block. Registration only. No drop-ins.
Instructor: Claire Sandham
Th Jun 3-Jun 24  12:00 PM-1:00 PM
315078  $52/4 sess

Gentle Fit (19+ yrs)
Low intensity exercises that focuses on your abs/core and full body. Most exercises will be standing, balancing, and floor work on a mat. This class is designed for mild progression on strength, flexibility and overall balance. No cardio. Participants are required to bring their own mat. Registration only. No drop-ins.
Instructor: Harry Wong
M May 31-Jun 28 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
323984 $40/5 sess

Gentle Pilates (19+ yrs)
Matwork Pilates is a strength training technique that focuses on precise movement, focused breathing, and deep abdominal stabilization. Classes consist of a series of challenging, yet low-impact exercises that tone muscles, while improving flexibility, range of motion, and posture. This fun and invigorating exercise system will leave you feeling taller, leaner, and with more mental clarity. Pilates doesn’t just make you look good, it makes you feel good too! This class is suitable for all levels. Participants are required to bring their own mat. Registration only. No drop-ins.
Instructor: Olivia Shaffer
M May 31-Jun 28 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
318372 $75/5 sess

Hearing Screening – Free! (19+ yrs)
Routine hearing assessments are so important and so rarely considered as part of people’s annual health checkups. Join Talia Glassman, Registered Audiologist, for a complimentary hearing screening. Registration is required to reserve your 30 minutes hearing screening time slot. Please arrive on time for your scheduled session.
Instructor: Talia Glassman – NexGen Hearing
Th Jun 24 9:30 AM-10:00 AM
319733 FREE
Th Jun 24 10:15 AM-10:45 AM
319735 FREE
Th Jun 24 11:00 AM-11:30 AM
319737 FREE
Th Jun 24 12:15 PM-12:45 PM
319738 FREE
Th Jun 24 1:00 PM-1:30 PM
319739 FREE
Th Jun 24 1:45 PM-2:15 PM
319740 FREE

Iyengar Yoga – Levels 1 & 2 (19+ yrs)
Cultivate a healthy body, quiet mind and open heart! In this class you’ll increase body awareness, flexibility and strength. Iyengar adapts to your personal needs, regardless of your age or health. All women and men are welcome. Registration only. No drop-ins. Please bring your own equipment (mat, blocks, blankets, etc) as it will not be provided by the centre.
Instructor: Arezou Moeini
M May 31-Jun 28 3:00 PM-4:30 PM
322548 $75/5 sess

The Joy of Gentle Yoga (19+ yrs)
Are regular yoga classes not right for you? This is a gentle and therapeutic yoga class that works with every body’s unique strengths and challenges. We use yoga mats, chairs and bolsters to make more yoga poses more accessible to more people in a deep, comfortable and safe way. This class will help build and maintain strength, tone and balance in both your body and mind. More information at www.joyofgentleyogawithsylvia.com for additional online classes by Sylvia. Registration only. No drop-ins. Please bring your own equipment (mat, blocks, blankets, etc) as it will not be provided by the centre.
Instructor: Sylvia Smallman
Tu Jun 1-Jun 29 1:30 PM-2:45 PM
322561 $68.25/5 sess

Yoga4Stiff Guys – All Levels (19+ yrs)
An all levels yoga series designed specifically for guys who want to improve flexibility, increase strength, and relax the mind and body. This is not a men’s only class. We welcome any person who relates to being stiff! However, this class pays special attention to parts of men’s bodies that are often least flexible with an emphasis on poses to open the hips, quadriceps, hamstrings and lower back. Due to COVID concerns; mats, blocks, and straps will not be provided. Please bring your own mat and props. Registration only. No drop-ins.
Instructor: Yoga 4StiffPeople
Sa Jun 5-Jun 26 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
322483   $56/4 sess

Martial Arts

Tai Chi with Adrian (19+ yrs)
An ancient and unique system of health enhancement and self-defense, emphasizing relaxation, balance, coordination and agility. Tai chi incorporates both mental and physical discipline. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels, classes are conducted in a fun and focused manner. All levels welcome. Registration only. No drop-ins.
Instructor: Adrian Rupp
F Apr 9-Jun 25 6:30 PM-7:30 PM
322598 $168/12 sess

Sports

 

Lower Intermediate Tennis (Adults) Charleson Park (19+ yrs)
You can play matches, singles and/or doubles. You can serve, volley, and rally both sides. Like all of us, ?YOU WANT MORE?. Coaches set individual goals. Learn spin, flat, kick serves, top spin forehand, slice backhand, drop and slice volleys. Even more evil and planned strategies. More game, more play more fun! Please note: Permit fee is non-refundable. Court Location: Charleson Park Courts (650 Moberly Rd).
Instructor: Gord Hauka
Su Sa Jun 12-Jun 20 10:45 AM-11:45 AM
322028 $144/4 sess

Lower Intermediate Tennis (Adults) FCCC (19+ yrs)
You can play matches, singles and/or doubles. You can serve, volley, and rally both sides. Like all of us, ?YOU WANT MORE?. Coaches set individual goals. Learn spin, flat, kick serves, top spin forehand, slice backhand, drop and slice volleys. Even more evil and planned strategies. More game, more play more fun! Please note: Permit fee is non-refundable. Court Location: False Creek Community Centre. No lesson on April 5, May 24 and August 2.
Instructor: Gord Hauka
M W Jun 7-Jun 16 6:15 PM-7:15 PM
323813 $144/4 sess

Novice Plus Tennis (Adults) FCCC (19+ yrs)
Get fit, learn new skills, have fun, and make new friends. Novice Plus is where even more fun begins. Learn to top spin for your forehand, slice for the backhand and a consistent serve. Players will be introduced to tactics and strategies for singles and doubles. Please note: Permit fee is non-refundable. Court Location: False Creek Community Centre Courts. No lesson on May 24, Aug 2,
Instructor: Gord Hauka
M W Jun 7-Jun 16 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
323519 $144/4 sess

Novice Tennis (Adults) Charleson Park (650 Moberly Rd) (19+ yrs)
You can rally the real ball, however you recognize that you would have more fun if you were consistent in all strokes. This is your level! Please note: Permit fee is non-refundable. Court Location: Charleson Park (650 Moberly Rd).
Instructor: Gord Hauka
Su Sa Jun 12-Jun 20 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
323467 $144/4 sess

Novice Tennis (Adults) Granville Park (14th/Fir) (19+ yrs)
You can rally the real ball, however you recognize that you would have more fun if you were consistent in all strokes. This is your level! Please note: Permit fee is non-refundable. Court Location: Granville Park Courts on 14th & Fir.
Instructor: Gord Hauka
Tu Th Jun 8-Jun 17 6:45 PM-7:45 PM
323454 $144/4 sess

Summer Programs

Summer registration starts on Saturday June 19

Fitness & Health

Core Control Monday (w/ Harry) (19+ yrs)
Functional fitness and body alignment using your own body weight and resistance. Please bring your own mat and small equipment if needed. Registration only. No drop-ins.
Instructor: Harry Wong
M Jul 5-Jul 26 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
313560 $16/4 sess
M Aug 9-Aug 30 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
313562 $16/4 sess

Gentle Pilates (19+ yrs)
Matwork Pilates is a strength training technique that focuses on precise movement, focused breathing, and deep abdominal stabilization. Classes consist of a series of challenging, yet low-impact exercises that tone muscles, while improving flexibility, range of motion, and posture. This fun and invigorating exercise system will leave you feeling taller, leaner, and with more mental clarity. Pilates doesn’t just make you look good, it makes you feel good too! This class is suitable for all levels. Participants are required to bring their own mat. Registration only. No drop-ins.
Instructor: Olivia Shaffer
M Jul 5-Jul 26 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
318373 $60/4 sess
M Aug 9-Aug 30 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
318377 $60/4 sess

Hatha Yoga (19+ yrs)
Slow down. Release tension and stress in your body, mind and nervous system with Pamela Ferman’s grounding 75 minute Hatha Yoga. Her classes consist of breath work, meditation and physical yoga postures that flow slowly & smoothly from one to another with some long holds in between for deeper fascia stretching. A perfect mix of flexibility, strength, balance, movement, stillness and breathing. All levels welcome. Beginner friendly. Registration only. No drop-ins. Please bring your own equipment (mat, blocks, blankets, etc) as it will not be provided by the centre.
Instructor: Pamela Ferman
Sa Jul 3-Jul 31 1:30 PM-2:45 PM
319709 $70/5 sess

Hatha+Yin Yoga (19+ yrs)
Slow down. Release tension and stress in your body, mind and nervous system with Pamela Ferman’s grounding 75 minute Hatha + Yin Yoga. A unique mix of Hatha, Yin and Restorative yoga. Designed to reset your nervous system and relax your mind while increasing flexibility deeper in your body in a safe and supported way. You will leave class feeling a lot more balanced and at ease between body and mind. All levels welcome. Beginner friendly. Website: www.pamelafermanyoga.com. Registration only. No drop-ins. Please bring your own equipment (mat, blocks, blankets, etc) as it will not be provided by the centre.
Instructor: Pamela Ferman
Th Jul 8-Jul 29 6:15 PM-7:30 PM
329847 $56/4 sess
Th Aug 5-Aug 26 6:15 PM-7:30 PM
329848 $56/4 sess

Iyengar Yoga – Levels 1 & 2 (19+ yrs)
Cultivate a healthy body, quiet mind and open heart! In this class you’ll increase body awareness, flexibility and strength. Iyengar adapts to your personal needs, regardless of your age or health. All women and men are welcome. Registration only. No drop-ins. Please bring your own equipment (mat, blocks, blankets, etc) as it will not be provided by the centre.
Instructor: Arezou Moeini
M Jul 5-Jul 26 3:00 PM-4:30 PM
322549 $60/4 sess

Latin Fit Wednesday (w/ Marta) (19+ yrs)
A fun moderate cardio & toning class using mainly Latin rhythms & moves that leaves you feeling energized, stronger & more flexible. Please bring your own mat and small equipment if needed. Registration only. No drop-ins.
Instructor: Marta Baricsa
W Jul 7-Jul 28 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
313569 $16/4 sess
W Aug 4-Aug 25 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
313570 $16/4 sess

Low Impact Fitness (19+ yrs)
This is a low impact/low intensity fitness class that focuses on proper techniques using your body weight and/or very minimal fitness equipment, to develop and increase your fitness level. No cardio. Participants are required to bring their own mat. Registration only. No drop-ins.
Instructor: Keiko Murakami
322862 $48/4 sess
Th Jul 8-Jul 29 2:30 PM-3:30 PM
322865 $48/4 sess
Th Aug 5-Aug 26 2:30 PM-3:30 PM
322866 $48/4 sess

Morning Fit Friday (w/ Kristiina) (19+ yrs)
A balanced workout emphasizing cardiovascular health, step and low impact conditioning, resistance training, stretching and body alignment. Please bring your own mat and small equipment if needed. Registration only. No drop-ins.
Instructor: Kristiina Oinonen
F Jul 2-Jul 30 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
313573 $20/5 sess
F Aug 6-Aug 27 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
313574 $16/4 sess

Nia with Noelle (19+ yrs)
Nia is a fun and creative way to nurture your body, mind, and spirit. Using soul stirring music, this unique blend of Martial Arts, Healing Arts, and Dance is designed to give you a powerful workout, as well as the opportunity to explore, unleash and heal. Participants are required to bring their own mat to use during floor play. Registration only. No drop-ins.
Instructor: Noelle Wardell
Tu Jul 6-Jul 27 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
322702 $40/4 sess
Th Jul 1-Jul 29 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
322712 $50/5 sess

Weight Training for Beginners (19+ yrs)
This class is for beginners wanting introduction to basic weight training while learning proper form, technique, and understanding muscle groups being used. PAR-Q and consent form must be completed before participation. Registration only. No drop-ins. No class on May 24.
Instructor: Keiko Murakami
M Jul 5-Jul 26 3:15 PM-4:15 PM
320694 $60/4 sess
M Aug 9-Aug 30 3:15 PM-4:15 PM
320695 $60/4 sess

Women’s Weight Training (19+ yrs)
This class is for women wanting introduction to basic weight training while learning proper form, technique, and understanding muscle groups being used. PAR-Q and consent form must be completed before participation. Registration only. No drop-ins. No class on May 24.
Instructor: Keiko Murakami
M Jul 5-Jul 26 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
320685 $60/4 sess
M Aug 9-Aug 30 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
320687 $60/4 sess

Sports

Beginner Tennis (Adults) Charleson Park (650 Moberly Rd) (19+ yrs)
NEVER PLAYED BEFORE? If you can rally, do not take this program. Players use low compression balls and are taught a very successful Beginner to Novice skill package. Please note: Permit fee is non-refundable. Court Location: Charleson Park (650 Moberly Rd).
Instructor: Gord Hauka
Su Sa Jul 10-Jul 18 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
321522 $144/4 sess

Beginner Tennis (Adults) FCCC (19+ yrs)
NEVER PLAYED BEFORE? If you can rally, do not take this program. Players use low compression balls and are taught a very successful Beginner to Novice skill package. Please note: Permit fee is non-refundable. Court Location: False Creek Community Centre Courts. No lesson on April 5.
Instructor: Gord Hauka
M W Jul 5-Jul 14 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
321491 $144/4 sess
M W Aug 18-Aug 30 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
321492 $144/4 sess

Beginner Tennis (Adults) Granville Park (14th/Fir) (19+ yrs)
NEVER PLAYED BEFORE? If you can rally, do not take this program. Players use low compression balls and are taught a very successful Beginner to Novice skill package. Please note: Permit fee is non-refundable. Court Location: Granville Park Courts on 14th & Fir.
Instructor: Gord Hauka
Tu Th Jul 27-Aug 5 5:30 PM-6:30 PM
321502 $144/4 sess

Intermediate Tennis (Adults) FCCC (19+ yrs)
You can play matches, singles and/or doubles. You can serve, volley, and rally both sides. Like all of us, ?YOU WANT MORE?. Coaches set individual goals. Learn spin, flat, kick serves, top spin forehand, slice backhand, drop and slice volleys. Even more evil and planned strategies. More game, more play more fun! Please note: Permit fee is non-refundable. Court Location: False Creek Community Centre.
Instructor: Gord Hauka
M W Jul 5-Jul 14 6:15 PM-7:15 PM
323843 $144/4 sess
M W Aug 18-Aug 30 6:15 PM-7:15 PM
323847 $144/4 sess

Lower Intermediate Tennis (Adults) FCCC (19+ yrs)
You can play matches, singles and/or doubles. You can serve, volley, and rally both sides. Like all of us, ?YOU WANT MORE?. Coaches set individual goals. Learn spin, flat, kick serves, top spin forehand, slice backhand, drop and slice volleys. Even more evil and planned strategies. More game, more play more fun! Please note: Permit fee is non-refundable. Court Location: False Creek Community Centre. No lesson on April 5, May 24 and August 2.
Instructor: Gord Hauka
M W Jul 26-Aug 9 6:15 PM-7:15 PM
323822 $144/4 sess

Lower Intermediate Tennis (Adults) Granville Park (14th/Fir) (19+ yrs)
You can play matches, singles and/or doubles. You can serve, volley, and rally both sides. Like all of us, ?YOU WANT MORE?. Coaches set individual goals. Learn spin, flat, kick serves, top spin forehand, slice backhand, drop and slice volleys. Even more evil and planned strategies. More game, more play more fun! Please note: Permit fee is non-refundable. Court Location: Granville Park Courts (14th/Fir).
Instructor: Gord Hauka
Tu Th Jul 6-Jul 15 6:45 PM-7:45 PM
322012 $144/4 sess
Tu Th Aug 17-Aug 26 6:45 PM-7:45 PM
323836 $144/4 sess

Novice Plus Tennis (Adults) FCCC (19+ yrs)
Get fit, learn new skills, have fun, and make new friends. Novice Plus is where even more fun begins. Learn to top spin for your forehand, slice for the backhand and a consistent serve. Players will be introduced to tactics and strategies for singles and doubles. Please note: Permit fee is non-refundable. Court Location: False Creek Community Centre Courts. No lesson on May 24, Aug 2,
Instructor: Gord Hauka
M W Jul 26-Aug 9 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
323528 $144/4 sess

Novice Plus Tennis (Adults) Granville Park (14th/Fir) (19+ yrs)
Get fit, learn new skills, have fun, and make new friends. Novice Plus is where even more fun begins. Learn to top spin for your forehand, slice for the backhand and a consistent serve. Players will be introduced to tactics and strategies for singles and doubles. Please note: Permit fee is non-refundable. Court Location: Granville Park Courts (14th/Fir).
Instructor: Gord Hauka
Tu Th Aug 17-Aug 26 5:30 PM-6:30 PM
323529 $144/4 sess

Novice Tennis (Adults) Charleson Park (650 Moberly Rd) (19+ yrs)
You can rally the real ball, however you recognize that you would have more fun if you were consistent in all strokes. This is your level! Please note: Permit fee is non-refundable. Court Location: Charleson Park (650 Moberly Rd).
Instructor: Gord Hauka
Su Sa Jul 10-Jul 18 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
323953 $144/4 sess

Novice Tennis (Adults) Granville Park (14th/Fir) (19+ yrs)
You can rally the real ball, however you recognize that you would have more fun if you were consistent in all strokes. This is your level! Please note: Permit fee is non-refundable. Court Location: Granville Park Courts on 14th & Fir.
Instructor: Gord Hauka
Tu Th Jul 6-Jul 15 5:30 PM-6:30 PM
321558 $144/4 sess
Tu Th Jul 27-Aug 5 6:45 PM-7:45 PM
323500 $144/4 sess