Welcome to FCCC Spring & Summer 2022 Programs

From fitness classes, to dance, kids summer day camps, social groups, tennis drills, and everything in between you can now view our program offerings.

See below to view all programs.

Summer 2022 Program Registration

Summer Program registration starts Saturday June 11

In person at the Centre starting at 9:00am
Online at www.recreation.vancouver.ca starting at 9:00am
By phone 604-257-8195 ext 1 starting at 10:00am

Special Events, Birthday Parties & Family Programs

Sportball Birthday Party (2-10yrs)
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.
$260/1 coach; $70/additional coach.
1:30 PM-3:30 PM Instructor: Sportball Vancouver

Sa Aug 27 395107

Birthday Parties (2-8yrs)
Have your birthday with a party at False Creek Community Centre on Granville Island. Your party includes 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 $159 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
12:00 PM-2:00 PM
Saturdays April 2-August 27
Sundays April 3-August 28
$159/party

Preschool & Children's Programs

Specialty Summer Day Camps

Waterworld Adventures (8-13 yrs)
This day camp will provide opportunities to experience kayaking combined with adventures to local attractions as well as sports, games and arts & crafts. 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 in early June. Parental consent form must be completed and returned by the 1st day of camp. *Aug 2-5 = $144 (stat day during the week). All other weeks = $180. 9:30 AM-4:30 PM $144/4 days* $180/5 days
9:30 AM-4:30 PM $144/4 days* $180/5 days
Week 1 M – F Jul 4-Jul 8 398268
Week 2 M – F Jul 11-Jul 15 398279
Week 3 M – F Jul 18-Jul 22 398280
Week 4 M – F Jul 25-Jul 29 398282
Week 5* T – F Aug 2-Aug 5 398290
Week 6 M – F Aug 8-Aug 12 398305
Week 7 M – F Aug 15-Aug 19 398307
Week 8 M – F Aug 22-Aug 26 398308

Waterworld Adventures Extended Care (8-13 yrs)
Available from 8:30-9:30am and 4:30-5:30pm for children registered in Waterworld Adventures the same week. Registration is by the week only. *Aug 2-5 = $24 (stat day during the week). All other weeks = $30.
Instructor: TBA Instructor
Week 1 M – F Jul 4-Jul 8398345
Week 2 M – F Jul 11-Jul 15 398353
Week 3 M – F Jul 18-Jul 22 398354
Week 4 M – F Jul 25-Jul 29 398355
Week 5* T – F Aug 2-Aug 5 398356
Week 6 M – F Aug 8-Aug 12 398357
Week 7 M – F Aug 15-Aug 19 398358
Week 8 M – F Aug 22-Aug 26 398359

Frozen Ballet Extravaganza Camp
This non-stop action-packed class includes hip hop, basic breakdancing, and dance games that will have your dancer moving to the beats. Family and Friends be ready to cheer during the final day performance. More information: www.kirbysnelldance.com
Instructor: Endorphin Rush Dance And Fitness
(3-5 yrs)
M – F Jul 11-Jul 15 11:30 AM-12:45 PM
396140 $100/5 sess
M – F Aug 8-Aug 12 11:30 AM-12:45 PM
396142 $100/5 sess
(4-6 yrs)
M – F Jul 11-Jul 15 1:00 PM-2:15 PM
396141 $100/5 sess
M – F Aug 8-Aug 12 1:00 PM-2:15 PM
396143 $100/5 sess

Hip Hop Breakers Dance Camp
This non-stop action-packed class includes hip hop, basic breakdancing, and dance games that will have your dancer moving to the beats. Family and Friends be ready to cheer during the final day performance. More information: www.kirbysnelldance.com
Instructor: Endorphin Rush Dance And Fitness
(3-5 yrs)
M – F Jul 11-Jul 15 2:30 PM-3:45 PM
396137 $100/5 sess
M – F Aug 8-Aug 12 2:30 PM-3:45 PM
396144 $100/5 sess
(6-9 yrs)
M – F Jul 11-Jul 15 4:00 PM-5:15 PM
396139 $100/5 sess
M – F Aug 8-Aug 12 4:00 PM-5:15 PM
396145 $100/5 sess

Creative Arts

Hip Hop Breakers (4-6 yrs)
This non-stop action-packed class includes hip hop, basic breakdancing, and dance games that will have your dancer moving to the beats. More information: www.kirbysnelldance.com. $14/drop-in if space permits. (No class April 16 & May 21)
Instructor: Endorphin Rush Dance And Fitness
Sa Jul 9-Aug 27 11:00 AM-11:45 AM
396038 $104/8 sess

Little Ballerinas (3-5 yrs)
Young ballerinas explore the fun and beauty of ballet while learning the basic techniques. They will love playing with their creative expression in this fun class. Children must be able to participate without a parent in the room. There will be a presentation for parents/family on the last day. More info: www.kirbysnelldance.com. $14/drop-in if space permits. (No Class April 16 & May 21)
Instructor: Endorphin Rush Dance And Fitness
Sa Jul 9-Aug 27 9:15 AM-10:00 AM
396031 $104/8 sess

Little Ballerinas (4-6 yrs)
Young ballerinas explore the fun and beauty of ballet while learning the basic techniques. They will love playing with their creative expression in this fun class. Children must be able to participate without a parent in the room. We hope to have a showcase on the last day of class. More info: www.kirbysnelldance.com. $14/drop-in if space permits. (No class April 16 & May 21st.)
Instructor: Endorphin Rush Dance And Fitness
Sa Jul 9-Aug 27 10:00 AM-10:45 AM
396034 $104/8 sess

 

Sports

 

Sportball Parent and Tot Indoor Soccer (2-3 yrs)
Participants are introduced to fundamental concepts of soccer and are provided the basic skills required to score with confidence in fun, exciting, skills-focused games. With the guidance and support of their Sportball Coach, parents and children zero in on soccer skills. Children are challenged according to their individual skill level and Coaches help grownups understand proven teaching techniques that can be applied outside of Sportball classes. To learn more visit www.sportball.ca. No class April 17.
Instructor: Sportball Vancouver
Su Jul 10-Aug 21 10:45 AM-11:30 AM
394945 $96/6 sess

Sportball Indoor Soccer (4-6 yrs)
Sportball coaches develop competence and confidence. Children are taught the fundamental skills necessary to excel in soccer. These include throw-ins, dribbling, trapping, passing, goalie skills and more. Classes are dedicated to skills development and putting those skills to work in an exciting, non-competitive game. To learn more visit www.sportball.ca. No class April 17.
Instructor: Sportball Vancouver
Su Jul 10-Aug 21 11:30 AM-12:15 PM
394947 $96/6 sess

Sportball Multi-Sport (3-5 yrs)
Refine, rehearse, repeat. Coaches focus on the basic skills common to all sports, like balance, coordination, stamina and timing in a fun, supportive, non-competitive setting that emphasizes teamwork. Each class focuses on one of eight popular sports. To learn more visit www.sportball.ca. No class Apr 16, July 16, 30.
Instructor: Sportball Vancouver
Sa Jul 9-Aug 20 10:45 AM-11:30 AM
394944 $80/5 sess

Sportball Parent and Tot Multi-Sport (2-3 yrs)
Programs focus on physical literacy and social exploration as preschoolers learn fundamental sport skills and participate in creative motor games, songs, rhymes, stories, bubble time and more. Children are challenged according to their individual skill level and grownups are taught techniques to help toddlers refine motor skills while developing social skills. Sportball maintains a one-parent-per-child ratio policy in all Parent & Child programs to ensure that focus is kept on helping little ones practice and progress. No class Apr 16, Jul 30.
Instructor: Sportball Vancouver
Sa Jul 9-Aug 20 9:15 AM-10:00 AM
394940- $80/5 sess

Tennis Lessons

 

Tennis Camp (5-6 yrs)
Mauro’s Summer Tennis Camps are made for fun and run, learning to play tennis and meeting new friends. All camps held at the False Creek Courts on Granville Island.
Instructor: Mauro Liceaga Garcia
M – F Jul 4-Jul 8 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
396418 $90.70/5 sess
M – F Jul 18-Jul 22 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
396419 $90.70/5 sess
M – F Aug 8-Aug 12 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
396420 $90.70/5 sess
M – F Aug 22-Aug 26 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
396421 $90.70/5 sess

Tennis Camp (7-9 yrs)
Slap on the sunscreen, grab a hat, and come out and play with us! Mauro’s Summer Tennis Camps are made for fun and run, learning to play tennis, and meeting new friends. All camps are held at the False Creek Courts on Granville Island.
Instructor: Mauro Liceaga Garcia
M – F Jul 4-Jul 8 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
396422 $128.55/5 sess
M – F Jul 18-Jul 22 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
396424 $128.55/5 sess
M – F Aug 8-Aug 12 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
396425 $128.55/5 sess
M – F Aug 22-Aug 26 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
396427 $128.55/5 sess

Tennis Camps (10-12 yrs)
Slap on the sunscreen, grab a hat, and come out and play with us! Mauro’s Summer Tennis Camps are made for fun and run, learning to play tennis, and meeting new friends. All camps are held at the False Creek Courts on Granville Island.
Instructor: Mauro Liceaga Garcia
M – F Jul 4-Jul 8 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
396428 $257.10/5 sess
M – F Jul 18-Jul 22 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
396429 $257.10/5 sess
M – F Aug 8-Aug 12 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
396430 $257.10/5 sess
M – F Aug 22-Aug 26 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
396439 $257.10/5 sess

Tennis Camps (13-16 yrs)
Slap on the sunscreen, grab a hat, and come out and play with us! Mauro’s Summer Tennis Camps are made for fun and run, learning to play tennis, and meeting new friends. All camps are held at the False Creek Courts on Granville Island.
Instructor: Mauro Liceaga Garcia
M – F Jul 4-Jul 8 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
396441 $257.10/5 sess
M – F Jul 18-Jul 22 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
396442 $257.10/5 sess
M – F Aug 8-Aug 12 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
396444 $257.10/5 sess
M – F Aug 22-Aug 26 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
396446 $257.10/5 sess

Martial Arts

Karate – Ku Yu Kai Go-Ju Ryu (Children) (6-17 yrs)
Learn Go Ju Ryu karate, the style featured in the original Karate Kid movies. Courage, Respect, Perseverance, Prudence, Self-Control, Character, Patience, Courtesy and Friendship are the principles of Ku Yu Kai. Shihan George Chan (7th degree black belt) and Sensei Julie Zilber (5th degree black belt) teach all ages and levels together in a friendly class environment. Participants may start any time and progress at their own rate. Uniform is optional for beginners. Waiver required before start of program. More information at www.kuyukai.com. Drop-in $15 if space permits.
Instructor: George Chan
Tu Th Jul 5-Jul 28 7:00 PM-8:30 PM
394102 $96/8 sess
Tu Th Aug 2-Aug 23 7:00 PM-8:30 PM
394104 $84/7 sess

Preteen & Youth Programs

 

Day Camp

Youth Adventures: False Creek Summer Day Camp (11-15 yrs)
Looking to have fun this summer? This camp is perfect for youth who want to make the most of their summer break. Come enjoy a mix of exciting summer activities and out trips while making new friends! Schedule of weekly activities and out-trips and parental consent forms will be made available and posted on our website by early June. Waiver forms must be completed and returned by the 1st day of camp. Please pack a healthy lunch, snack and water and wear activity appropriate attire. Note: mode of transportation will include walking and public transit.
Instructor: Tamara Morrison
(Week 1)
M-F Jul 04-Jul 08 10:00 am-3:00 pm
394974 $175/5 sess
(Week 2)
M-F Jul 11-Jul 15 10:00 am-3:00 pm
394975 $175/5 sess
(Week 3)
M-F Jul 18-Jul 22 10:00 am-3:00 pm
394976 $175/5 sess
(Week 4)
M-F Jul 25-Jul 29 10:00 am-3:00 pm
394977 $175/5 sess
(Week 5)
M-F Aug 08-Aug 12 10:00 am-3:00 pm
394978 $175/5 sess
(Week 6)
M-F Aug 15-Aug 19 10:00 am-3:00 pm
394979 $175/5 sess
(Week 7)
M-F Aug 22-Aug 26 10:00 am-3:00 pm
394980 $175/5 sess

Adult Programs

 

Pottery Studio Membership (19+ yrs)
Membership is only $46/month! Payments are due at the beginning of each month (can be pro-rated the first month only). The studio is available to members during our hours of operation. The studio is not available when classes are in session.
Membership applicants need to have completed a minimum of 8 weeks pottery course within the last 3 years at False Creek Community Centre.
June During Operational Hours
393584 $46
July During Operational Hours
393585 $46
August During Operational Hours
393586 $46

Education

Bookbinding: Portfolio (19+ yrs)
Protect and store your art work or important papers in an decorative portfolio; away from dust, moisture and damage. Portfolio is a conservation container; a much smarter and lasting alternative to envelopes or file folders. No prior experience is necessary. All supplies and tools provided. Registration only. No drop-ins.
Instructor: Suzan Lee
Sa Jul 23 11:00 AM-2:00 PM
393816 $59.95/1 sess

Bookbinding: Japanese Box (19+ yrs)
Participants will make a beautiful box using a historical Japanese method. Beautiful decorative paper and book cloth are used to finish a box roughly 8” x 3” x 2” with a bone clasp closure. Please bring plenty of discarded magazines and catalogues (about 100 sheets); not newspapers. We will use them to protect your box and work surfaces from glue stains. No handouts will be provided. Students are encouraged to take notes and photos. No prior bookbinding or box making experience is necessary. All materials and tools provided. Registration only. No drop-ins.
Instructor: Suzan Lee
Sa Aug 27 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
393817 $79/1 sess

Fitness & Health

Catch Fit Thursday (w/ Judi) (19+ yrs)
A stimulating low impact aerobic class for improving your overall fitness through choreographed cardio, resistance training and balance work. Emphasis is on mobility training to assist in improving the range of motion of our joints and muscles and reduce the risk of injury to those joints. It is encouraged to bring your own equipment such as mats, blocks, straps, blankets, etc. (If required for the program). Drop-ins allowed, if space permits.
Instructor: Judeth Clark
Th Jul 7-Aug 25 9:15 AM-10:15 AM
393588 $40/8 sess

Core Control Wednesday (w/ Harry) (19+ yrs)
Functional fitness and body alignment using your own body weight and resistance. It is encouraged to bring your own equipment such as mats, blocks, straps, blankets, etc. (If required for the program). Drop-ins allowed, if space permits.
Instructor: Harry Wong
W Jul 6-Aug 31 9:15 AM-10:15 AM
393591 $45/9 sess

Hatha + Yin Yoga (w/ Pam) (19+ yrs)
Slow down. Release tension and stress in your body, mind and nervous system. 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. It is encouraged to bring your own equipment such as mats, blocks, straps, blankets, etc. (If required for the program). Drop-ins $16, if space permits. No class on April 18 and August 1.
Instructor: Pamela Ferman
M Jul 4-Aug 22 9:30 AM-10:45 AM
394500 $98/7 sess
Th Jul 7-Aug 25 5:15 PM-6:30 PM
394505 $112/8 sess

Hatha Flow Yoga (w/ Bless) (19+ yrs)
Breathe. Flow. Rest. An all levels yoga class combining slow fluid movements with the breath. Bless Leone brings a wealth of practical knowledge to her teaching which focuses on intelligent, creative sequencing, postural alignment, good tunes and mindfulness. Classes include the use of props, modifications and demonstrations to create an environment where new students feel empowered and returning students feel challenged. www.blessleone.com. It is encouraged to bring your own equipment such as mats, blocks, straps, blankets, etc. (If required for the program). Drop-ins $20, if space permits. No class on April 17.
Instructor: Bless Leone
Th Jun 2-Jul 21 5:45 PM-7:00 PM
394575 $120/8 sess
Su Jun 5-Jul 24 9:30 AM-10:45 AM
394578 $120/8 sess

Hatha Yoga (w/ Jolene) (All Levels) (19+ yrs)
Jolene has been teaching for 17 years with over 10,000 hours experience and training. Versed in the science and art of Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa, Power, Yin, Restorative, & Thai Massage, she certifies new teachers in a 60 hour Yin certification and a 200 hour Hatha Certification Program. She invites her students to allow yoga to unlock repetitive and habitual patterns in the body and mind that cause pain, restriction, and imbalance. Join Jolene on a journey through the physical body as she guides you along a creative flow of postures, while embodying breath as a tool to unlock the bodys daily response to stress, tension, and physical exertion. It is encouraged to bring your own equipment such as mats, blocks, straps, blankets, etc. (If required for the program). Drop-ins $15, if space permits.
Instructor: Jolene Bayda
Tu Jul 5-Jul 26 5:30 PM-6:30 PM
394546 $52/4 sess
Tu Aug 9-Aug 30 5:30 PM-6:30 PM
394547 $52/4 sess

Hatha Yoga (w/ Pam) (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. It is encouraged to bring your own equipment such as mats, blocks, straps, blankets, etc. (If required for the program). Drop-ins $16, if space permits.
Instructor: Pamela Ferman
Sa Jul 2-Jul 30 12:30 PM-1:45 PM
394509 $70/5 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
W Aug 24 FREE
394717 12:00 PM-12:30 PM
394718 12:45 PM-1:15 PM 394719 1:30 PM-2:00 PM
394720 2:15 PM-2:45 PM
394721 3:00 PM-3:30 PM 394722 3:45 PM-4:15 PM

Iyengar Yoga – Levels 1 & 2 w/ Arezou (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. It is encouraged to bring your own equipment such as mats, blocks, straps, blankets, etc. (If required for the program). Drop-ins $18, if space permits. No class on April 18 and May 23.
Instructor: Arezou Moeini
M Jun 6-Jul 25 6:00 PM-7:30 PM
394571 $120/8 sess

Morning Fit Monday (w/ Harry) (19+ yrs)
A balanced workout emphasizing cardiovascular health, step and low impact conditioning, resistance training, stretching and body alignment. It is encouraged to bring your own equipment such as mats, blocks, straps, blankets, etc. (If required for the program). Drop-ins allowed, if space permits.
Instructor: Harry Wong
M Jul 4-Aug 29 9:15 AM-10:15 AM
393594 $45/9 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. Drop-ins $13.50, if space permits.
Instructor: Noelle Wardell
F May 27-Jun 24 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
393658 $60/5 sess
Sa Jun 18-Jul 30 11:15 AM-12:15 PM
393660 $84/7 sess

Rise Fit Friday (w/ Kristiina) (19+ yrs)
A balanced workout emphasizing cardiovascular health, step and low impact conditioning, resistance training, stretching and body alignment. Drop-ins allowed, if space permits. No class on April 15.
Instructor: Kristiina Oinonen
F Jul 8-Aug 26 9:15 AM-10:15 AM
393602 $40/8 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. It is encouraged to bring your own equipment such as mats, blocks, straps, blankets, etc. (If required for the program). Drop-ins $16, if space permits.
Instructor: Sylvia Smallman
Tu Jun 14-Jul 26 1:30 PM-2:45 PM
394555 $98/7 sess

Zoomer Fit Sunday (w/ Harry) (19+ yrs)
Low/moderate cardio, free weights, and gentle stretching for the zesty, zippy, pre/present/post boomer in you. It is encouraged to bring your own equipment such as mats, blocks, straps, blankets, etc. (If required for the program). Drop-ins allowed, if space permits.
Instructor: Harry Wong
Su Jul 3-Aug 28 9:15 AM-10:15 AM
393604 $45/9 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 April 18.
Instructor: Keiko Murakami
M Jul 4-Jul 25 2:45 PM-3:45 PM
393828 $60/4 sess
M Aug 8-Aug 29 2:45 PM-3:45 PM
393829 $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 April 18.
Instructor: Keiko Murakami
M Jul 4-Jul 25 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
393824 $60/4 sess
M Aug 8-Aug 29 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
393825 $60/4 sess

Yoga for All Bodies w/ Drew (19+ yrs)
This accessible Hatha based yoga practice is designed to improve physical and mental wellbeing in class and your day to day life. Classes include a blend of poses, breath work, and relaxation techniques to increase mobility, build foundational strength, and bring focus to the mind. You will be encouraged to practice at a pace and intensity level that suits you. Modifications are provided to prevent injury or reinjury of sensitive areas. You will be guided in the use of props such as blocks, straps, and chairs as needed to fit the pose to your body instead of fitting your body into the pose. Classes are geared for all levels and beginners are encouraged to join. It is encouraged to bring your own equipment such as mats, blocks, straps, blankets, etc. (If required for the program). Drop-ins $16, if space permits. No class on May 23 and August 1.
Instructor: Drew Climie
M Jul 4-Aug 29 5:15 PM-6:30 PM
393969 $120/8 sess

Yoga4Stiff Guys – All Levels (19+ yrs)
This yoga class is specifically designed for and focuses on the needs of the male body type. Emphasis is on poses to open the shoulders, hips, quadriceps, hamstrings and lower back. Improve flexibility, increase strength and connect mind & body. This class will challenge beginner and advanced students alike. It is encouraged to bring your own equipment such as mats, blocks, straps, blankets, etc. (If required for the program). Drop-ins $16, if space permits. No class on April 18 and May 23.
Instructor: Yoga4Stiff People
M Jul 4-Jul 25 7:00 PM-8:00 PM
393963 $56/4 sess

Yoga4Stiff People – All Levels (19+ yrs)
This yoga class makes yoga accessible for every-body! It is designed for students who want to improve flexibility, increased strength and connect the mind & body. Our personalized workshop style approach will provide those “ah ha” moments to inspire your practice to a new level. Beginners welcome. It is encouraged to bring your own equipment such as mats, blocks, straps, blankets, etc. (If required for the program). Drop-ins $16, if space permits. No class on April 16 and May 21.
Instructor: Yoga4Stiff People
Sa Jul 9-Jul 30 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
393966 $56/4 sess

Zumba (Adults) (19+ yrs)
ZUMBA® fuses Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic workout system designed for everyone at any fitness level. Using fitness principles of interval and resistance training to maximize caloric output, fat burning, and total body toning. It combines Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, and more giving you a feel-happy workout that is great for both the body and the mind. www.ZumbaVancouver.ca (zumbavancouver.ca) Drop-ins $15, if space permits.
Instructor: Zumba Vancouver
W Jul 6-Aug 10 6:30 PM-7:30 PM
394659 $82.5/6 sess

Food, Cooking and Gardening

Making Beeswax Salves (19+ yrs)
In this Village Vancouver Fairview False Creek South Neighbourhood Food Network workshop with Lori Snyder, you’ll discover how to make beeswax salves with infused plant oils. It’s quick and easy! Beeswax salves have many different applications, including lip balms, natural skin care, hand salves, and salves for wounds and sprains. Gardeners – you can make salves from your garden from a variety of plant infused olive oils blended into beeswax. Part of our 6th Annual Westside Food Festival (June 14-August 1). Free for Seniors (50 and over). Registration only. No drop-ins.
Instructor: Village Vancouver
Tu Jul 19 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
394666 $10/1 sess

 

Martial Arts

Karate – Ku Yu Kai Go-Ju Ryu (Adults) (19+ yrs)
There is no first strike in karate. Go Ju Ryu founder Chogun Miyagi. Find your inner karate kid! Learn Go Ju Ryu karate the style featured in the original Karate Kid movies. Courage. Respect. Perseverance. Prudence. Self-Control. Character. Patience. Courtesy. Friendship. These are the principles of Ku Yu Kai. Shihan George Chan (7th degree black belt) and Sensei Julie Zilber (5th degree black belt) teach classes for all levels and all ages (minimum 6 years) in a friendly class environment. Continuous intake start any time. Progress at your own rate. (Students are taught to control their techniques. For safety reasons, any contact to the head, face, throat, groin and joints is strictly prohibited.) Uniform is optional for beginners. More info at kuyukai.com. Online registration only available for 2 hour sessions ($14/session). To register for the 1.5 hour session ($12/session), please call the front desk at 604-257-8195. Drop-ins $17 for 1.5 hours or $20 for 2 hours, if space permits.
Instructor: George Chan
7:00 PM-8:30 PM $144/12 sess
Tu Th Jul 5-Jul 28 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
393833 $112/8 sess
7:00 PM-8:30 PM $96/8 sess
Tu Th Aug 2-Aug 23 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
393906 $98/7 sess
7:00 PM-8:30 PM $84/7 sess

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. No class on April 15 and July 1.
Instructor: Adrian Rupp
F Apr 1-Jul 22 6:30 PM-7:30 PM
394655 $210/15 sess

Sports

Basketball (Adults) (16+ yrs)
Recreational 3 on 3 basketball – Games are organized by the players. Registration only. No drop-ins permitted at this time. Completed waiver forms required for participants between 16-18 years old. No session on April 18, May 23 and Aug 1.
Instructor: No Instructor
M Jul 4-Aug 29 7:30 PM-9:30 PM
393606 $40/8 sess
W Jul 6-Aug 31 7:30 PM-9:30 PM
393608 $45/9 sess

Indoor Soccer (Adults) (16+ yrs)
Also known as futsal, this game is played with a smaller, heavier ball. Registration only. No drop-ins at this time. Completed waiver forms required for participants between 16-18 years old.
Instructor: No Instructor
Tu Jul 5-Aug 30 7:30 PM-9:30 PM
393613 $45/9 sess
Th Jul 7-Aug 25 7:30 PM-9:30 PM
393611 $40/8 sess

Senior's Programs

Social

Ballroom Dancing (55+ yrs)
Join our hosts, Gabriel and Catherine for an afternoon of social dancing. This is a social group, please register at the front office and check in at the room entrance. Registration only. No drop-ins at this time. No dance Apr 17, May 23, Jul 31.
Instructor: Gabriel And Catherine Yam
Su Apr 3-Jun 26 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
398192 Free
Su Jul 10-Aug 28 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
398606 Free

Creative Endeavours (55+ yrs)
All are welcome to visit and participate in painting, drawing or your medium of choice. No instructor, but advice, encouragement and friendship for beginners and experienced alike. Some materials are available to share. Bring your own supplies and help us grow.
Instructor: No Instructor
Tu Apr 5-Jun 28 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
394160 Free
Tu Jul 5-Aug 30 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
394161 Free

Duplicate Bridge Practice (55+ yrs)
Get a feel for duplicate bridge, typically playing 3 rounds of at least 6 pre-dealt hands with various partners. Pace of play attempts to approximate a real duplicate setting. A working knowledge of bidding and scoring is required as this is a non-instructional program. Facilitated by volunteers. No class April 18, May 23, Aug 1.
Instructor: No Instructor
M Apr 4-Jun 27 12:15 PM-3:00 PM
396400 $0.95/drop-in
M Jul 4-Aug 29 12:15 PM-3:00 PM
396401 $0.95/drop-in

Writers’ Group (55+ yrs)
Join our self-directed writing group. Use this time to write in your own way: Reflections on life memoir, stories of the “old days”, or moments of inspiration. Share your work in a safe and friendly space and build from suggestions. Please note, this program takes place every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month.
Instructor: No Instructor
W Jul 13-Aug 24 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
394163 Free

Fitness & Health

Osteofit for Life (Tue-Bill / Fri-Anne) (55+ yrs)
Emphasis is on improving posture, alignment, strength, balance coordination and agility through safe and specific movements in a comfortable, fun environment. Participants must complete a medical form signed by their family physician. No drop ins. No class Apr 15.
Instructor: Bill Galloway & Anne O’Sullivan
Tu F May 17-Jun 28 10:45 AM-11:45 AM
396156 $52/13 sess
Tu F Jul 5-Jul 29 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
398206 $32/8 sess
Tu F Aug 2-Aug 30 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
398207 $36/9 sess

Zumba Gold (55+ yrs)
ZUMBA® Gold is a low impact dance – fitness class for beginners and seniors that uses zesty Latin music, Salsa, Cha Cha, Cumbia, Merengue, Rock n’ Roll, (including Twist and Charleston), with easy to follow moves to create a dynamic and fun fitness class. Zumba® Gold strives to improve your balance, strength, flexibility and most importantly the heart. It is a “feel happy” workout that is great for both the body and the mind. $15.00 + GST/drop in, if space permits. www.zumbavancouver.ca.
Instructor: Zumba Vancouver
W May 25-Jun 29 2:30 PM-3:30 PM
394817 $82.50/6 sess
W Jul 6-Aug 17 2:30 PM-3:30 PM
394819 $96.25/7 sess

60+ Tennis 3.0+ (60+ yrs)
Casual fun doubles. Players must be able to serve and play . The group organizes play and schedule. Lessons are not offered in this program. Please note: Permit fee is non-refundable. Court Location: Granville Park (14th Ave/Fir St). No session on May 23.
Instructor: No Instructor
M W Apr 25-Jun 29 8:30 AM-10:30 AM
396361 $80.75/19 sess

Sports

Pickleball Beginner (50+ yrs)
Get active on the court with Pickleball. This sport combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. It is fun and an easy to learn sport that will have you coming back for more! Please note that this program is non-instructional. Registration only. No drop-ins permitted at this time. All equipment supplied. Maximum of 8 players.
Instructor: No Instructor
Sa May 21-Jun 25 2:15 PM-3:45 PM
394170 $11.40/6 sess
Sa Jul 16-Aug 20 2:15 PM-3:45 PM
394174 $11.40/6 sess

Waterfront Programs

Basic Stand Up Paddle Boarding w/ Drew (19+ yrs)
This is a comprehensive SUP course and a pre-requisite for the SUP Club. Learn from a certified SUP instructor about equipment and safety issues and learn kneeling and standing on a board, forward and turning strokes, and falling off and re-mounting a board. No experience is necessary. Session will run rain or shine – Dress appropriately for the weather and for underwater dunking. You will get very wet so bring a dry change of clothes! A waiver form is required prior to starting the session.
Instructor: Drew Climie
Sa Jul 16 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
394022 $80/1 sess
Sa Jul 30 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
394777 $80/1 sess
Sa Aug 20 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
394779 $80/1 sess

Basic Stand Up Paddle Boarding w/ Rodrigo (19+ yrs)
This is a comprehensive SUP course and a pre-requisite for the SUP Club. Learn from a certified SUP instructor about equipment and safety issues and learn kneeling and standing on a board, forward and turning strokes, and falling off and re-mounting a board. No experience is necessary. Session will run rain or shine – Dress appropriately for the weather and for underwater dunking. You will get very wet so bring a dry change of clothes! A waiver form is required prior to starting the session.
Instructor: Rodrigo Silva De Paula
W Jul 6 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
395838 $80/1 sess
W Jul 13 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
395840 $80/1 sess
W Jul 20 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
395841 $80/1 sess
W Jul 27 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
395842 $80/1 sess
W Aug 3 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
395843 $80/1 sess
W Aug 10 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
395844 $80/1 sess
W Aug 17 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
395845 $80/1 sess
W Aug 24 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
395846 $80/1 sess
W Aug 31 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
395847 $80/1 sess

Canoe Sampler (19+ yrs)
Learn from a certified instructor about canoe equipment and safety issues and learn a few elementary tandem canoe paddling strokes. Then go on a guided tour of False Creek or English Bay by tandem canoe. No experience necessary. Session will run rain or shine. Dress appropriately for the weather. You may get very wet so bring a dry change of clothes! A waiver form is required prior to starting the session.
Instructor: TBA Instructor
Th Jul 28 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
394822 $75/1 sess
Th Aug 25 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
394826 $75/1 sess

False Creek Kayak Day Trip! (19+ yrs)
Explore False Creek by kayak with a certified guide. Prior experience, such as our Kayak Sampler, is advised. Session will run rain or shine. Dress appropriately for the weather. You may get very wet so bring a dry change of clothes! Bring your own lunch. A waiver form is required prior to starting the session.
Instructor: TBA Instructor
Su Jul 10 9:30 AM-2:30 PM
394884 $140/1 sess
Su Aug 14 9:30 AM-2:30 PM
394885 $140/1 sess

Family Kayak Sampler! (19+ yrs)
Great parent-child activity! Learn from a certified instructor about kayak equipment and safety issues and learn a few elementary kayak paddling strokes. Then go on a guided tour of False Creek or English Bay by kayak. No experience necessary. Ages 13-18 must be in a double kayak with and adult 19+. Session will run rain or shine. Dress appropriately for the weather. You may get very wet so bring a dry change of clothes! A waiver form is required prior to starting the session.
Instructor: TBA Instructor
Su Jul 3 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
394877 $75/person/1 sess
Su Jul 31 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
394880 $75/person/1 sess
Su Aug 7 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
394881 $75/person/1 sess
Su Aug 28 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
394882 $75/person/1 sess

Intro to Kayaking (Basic Strokes & Capsize Recoveries) (19+ yrs)
This is a comprehensive introductory kayaking course and a pre-requisite for the Kayak Club. Learn from a certified kayak instructor about equipment and safety issues and learn several basic paddling strokes, such as forward and reverse stroke, sweep strokes, draw stroke, spray skirts, wet exits, assisted and solo re-entries. Session will run rain or shine – Dress appropriately for the weather and for repeated underwater dunking. You will get very wet so bring a dry change of clothes! Youth 13-18 must be accompanied by a participating adult. Participants are eligible for the Kayak Club upon successful completion of Intro to Kayaking and can receive a 50% discount on a one month membership when joining within two weeks of course completion. A waiver form is required prior to starting session.
Instructor: TBA Instructor
Sa Jul 2 9:30 AM-3:30 PM
394611 $150/1 sess
Sa Aug 6 9:30 AM-3:30 PM
394613 $150/1 sess

Kayak or SUP Private Lessons (19+ yrs)
Never kayaked or SUP before? Already taken an introductory course and just need a refresher? With experienced and certified instructors, our 2-hour private and semi-private lessons will help you focus on specific paddling skills at your own pace. We can accommodate up to 6 participants. Contact us to discuss your needs. Class will run rain or shine – Dress appropriately for the weather. A waiver form is required prior to starting the session. By appointment only, please email kin.dang@vancouver.ca and/or martin.feuchtwanger@vancouver.ca for more info.
Instructor: TBA Instructor
Every day Jul 1-Aug 31 9:30 AM-8:30 PM
394020 $100/person/lesson

Kayak Sampler (19+ yrs)
Learn from a certified instructor about kayak equipment and safety issues and learn a few elementary kayak paddling strokes. Then go on a guided tour of False Creek or English Bay by kayak. No experience necessary. Session will run rain or shine. Dress appropriately for the weather. You may get very wet so bring a dry change of clothes! A waiver form is required prior to starting the session.
Instructor: TBA Instructor
Th Jul 7 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
394016 $75/1 sess
Sa Jul 9 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
394024 $75/1 sess
Th Jul 14 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
394818 $75/1 sess
Th Jul 21 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
394820 $75/1 sess
Sa Jul 23 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
394813 $75/1 sess
Th Aug 4 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
394823 $75/1 sess
Th Aug 11 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
394824 $75/1 sess
Sa Aug 13 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
394815 $75/1 sess
Th Aug 18 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
394825 $75/1 sess
Sa Aug 27 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
394816 $75/1 sess

Intro to Canoeing: Solo & Tandem (Strokes & Rescues) (19+ yrs)
This is a comprehensive introductory solo & tandem canoeing series and a pre-requisite for the Canoe Club. Learn from a certified canoe instructor about assisted and self solo & self tandem canoe rescues. Session will run rain or shine. Dress appropriately for the weather and for repeated underwater dunking. You will get very wet so bring a dry change of clothes. Youth 13-18 must be accompanied by a participating adult. Participants are eligible for the Canoe Club upon successful completion of Intro to Canoeing: Solo & Tandem and can receive a 50% discount on a one month membership when joining within two weeks of course completion. A waiver form is required prior to starting session.
Instructor: TBA Instructor
M Jul 4 9:30 AM-4:30 PM
395311 $150/1 sess
M Aug 8 9:30 AM-4:30 PM
395316 $150/1 sess

Adult Tennis Programs

 

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Beginner Tennis (Adults) (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. Shared equipment may not be available but you are welcome to bring your own.
Instructor: Mauro Liceaga Garcia

Court Location: Charleson Park
(650 Moberly Rd)

Su Sa Jul 9-Jul 17 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
396186 $137/4 sess

Court Location: False Creek Community Centre (1318 Cartwright St)
M W Jul 4-Jul 13 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
396199 $137/4 sess
M W Aug 17-Aug 29 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
396201 $137/4 sess

Court Location: Granville Park (14th Ave & Fir St)
Tu Th Jul 26-Aug 4 5:30 PM-6:30 PM
396208 $137/4 sess

Intermediate Tennis (Adults) (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.
Instructor: Mauro Liceaga Garcia

Court Location: False Creek Community Centre (1318 Cartwright St)
M W Jul 4-Jul 13 6:15 PM-7:15 PM
396216 $137/4 sess
M W Aug 17-Aug 29 6:15 PM-7:15 PM
396224 $137/4 sess

Lower Intermediate Tennis (Adults) (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. No lesson on May 23 and August 1.
Instructor: Mauro Liceaga Garcia

Court Location: False Creek Community Centre (1318 Cartwright St)
M W Jul 25-Aug 8 6:15 PM-7:15 PM
396227 $137/4 sess

Court Location: Granville Park (14th Ave & Fir St)
Tu Th Jul 5-Jul 14 6:45 PM-7:45 PM
396241 $137/4 sess
Tu Th Aug 16-Aug 25 6:45 PM-7:45 PM
396243 $137/4 sess

Novice Plus Tennis (Adults) (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. Please note: Permit fee is non-refundable. No lesson on May 23 and August 1.
Instructor: Mauro Liceaga Garcia

Court Location: False Creek Community Centre (1318 Cartwright St)
M W Jul 25-Aug 8 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
396300 $137/4 sess

Court Location: Granville Park (14th Ave & Fir St)
Tu Th Aug 16-Aug 25 5:30 PM-6:30 PM
396307 $137/4 sess

Novice Tennis (Adults) (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.
Instructor: Mauro Liceaga Garcia

Court Location: Charleson Park (650 Moberly Rd)
Su Sa Jul 9-Jul 17 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
396338 $137/4 sess

Court Location: Granville Park (14th Ave & Fir St)
Tu Th Jul 5-Jul 14 5:30 PM-6:30 PM
396325 $137/4 sess
Tu Th Jul 26-Aug 4 6:45 PM-7:45 PM
396330 $137/4 sess