Spring & Summer 2022 Program Registration

Programs that run June to August are now open for viewing online!

 

Spring Programs, Summer Day Camps & Licensed Preschool registration starts Saturday March 12.

Summer Program registration starts Saturday June 11

See below to view all programs

In person at the Centre
Online at www.recreation.vancouver.ca
By phone 604-257-8195 ext 1

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 Jun 25 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
394781 $80/1 sess
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 Jun 8 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
395830 $80/1 sess
W Jun 15 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
395831 $80/1 sess
W Jun 22 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
395832 $80/1 sess
W Jun 29 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
395833 $80/1 sess
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

Canada Day – Free Kayak/SUP Demos (19+ yrs)
As part of the celebration of Canada Day, the False Creek Community Centre is offering FREE Canada Day Kayak and SUP Demos. It is an excellent opportunity to try your hand at kayaking and SUP. Friendly, professional staff are on hand to guide you through your first kayaking and SUP experience, passing on knowledge and answering any questions you may have. Demos held in the sheltered waters of False Creek.
Instructor: Martin Feuchtwanger / Waterfront Team
F Jul 1 11:00 AM-3:00 PM
395320 FREE DEMOS

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 Jun 30 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
394859 $75/1 ses
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 (Father’s Day) (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 Jun 19 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
394874 $75/person/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 Jun 4 9:30 AM-3:30 PM
394609 $150/1 sess
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 Apr 1-Jun 30 9:30 AM-8:30 PM
394019 $100/person/lesson
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 Jun 9 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
394856 $75/1 sess
Sa Jun 11 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
394023 $75/1 sess
Sa Jun 18 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
394811 $75/1 sess
Th Jun 16 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
394857 $75/1 sess
Th Jun 23 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
394858 $75/1 sess
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