Join the Board of Directors

The False Creek Community Association (which operates the Community Centre in partnership with the Vancouver Park Board) is seeking individuals to join the Board of Directors. If you’re looking for...

Preteen & Youth Programs

Learn a new sport, practice skills, gain a certification, or meet new friends.
Programs that run June to August are now open for viewing online!
Registration starts Saturday March 12.

Browse our 2022 Spring & Summer Rec Guide

We are excited to offer a wide range of safe, fun and high quality in-person recreation programs for people of all ages, skill levels and interests. Register for programs in these categories:...

Spring 2022 Program Feedback

Submit your Spring 2022 Program Evaluation below on this secure form to be entered into a draw for a chance to win a 10-visit fitness centre pass for our Fitness Centre. Your feedback is important...

Ocean Kayaking on Granville Island

Is this your summer to get out on the water?  Then go on a guided tour of False Creek or English Bay by kayak.

Canada Day – Free Kayak/SUP Demos Friday, Jul 1 from 11:00 AM-3:00 PM

Summer 2022 Recreation Programs

Summer Registration starts on Saturday June 11.
From fitness classes, to dance, tennis drills, and everything in between you can now view our program offerings.

Youth Programs

View the Recreation Guide | Register for Courses

To register for a program:

  • Copy the program code (e.g. 863521)
  • Go to the False Creek Park Board registration page and paste the program code into the ‘Search by keyword OR number’ field, then click the ‘Search’ button.
  • In order to register, you will need to create an account, if you don’t already have one.

False Creek Youth Office Contact

Phone: 604-257-8155

Email: Tamara.Morrison@Vancouver.ca

Hello, my name is Tamara and I am the False Creek Youth Leader.

Fun fact, I started out at FCCC as a volunteer!
I love working with the False Creek youth because there
is never a dull moment with the great energy and variety of people I get to meet. Feel free to stop by my office to say hi or challenge me to a game of air hockey!

 

Community Youth Development at False Creek CC

Youth services at False Creek Community Centre is a partnership between the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation and the False Creek Community Association.

The Youth Leader at False Creek Community Centre focuses on developing programs that reflects the principles of the CYD in City of Vancouver; accessible, collaborative, and inclusive. Youth are involved with volunteer opportunities, social activities and program planning in a respectful atmosphere where they are able to implement and work on their decision making skills.

Did you know that False Creek Youth Programs are the most affordable recreational programs in the Granville-Fairview Area?

FCCC offers after-school programs for youth grades 5-12 at very low and affordable rates!

Winter Programs

Preteen

Sports

Floor Hockey (9-12 yrs)
Calling all hockey fans and anyone who just wants to get moving! Each week starts with a warm-up drill followed by scrimmage time and a shoot out to finish. We have sticks, pucks and goggles for everyone but you are welcome to bring your own (goggles must be worn in order to participate)! Don’t forget your running shoes and water bottle! Please be mindful that this program is free and we have limited spots. If you are unable or no longer wanting to attend a session or the program, please call the centre in advance so we can offer the spot to another youth. If a participant does not attend the first 2 sessions of the program and the Youth Leader is not provided notice or reasoning for the absences, the participant may be withdrawn from the program to open up spots for other participants.
Instructor: Youth Leader
W Jan 19-Mar 09 5:45 PM-6:45 PM
389007 Free program/8 sess

Day Camp

False Creek Youth Adventures: Spring Break Day Camp (10-13 yrs)
Looking to have fun this spring break? This camp is perfect for youth who want to pack their break with fun by meeting new friends and going on daily out-trips: Granville Island Tourist, Science World, Cineplex Movie, Swimming and Indoor Mini Golf (schedule subject to change). Waiver forms and schedule will be emailed to participants and available at falsecreek.ca/youth at least 2 weeks prior to the camp start date and 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. Please be mindful that we have limited spots. If you are unable or no longer wanting to attend a program, please call the centre in advance so we can offer the spot to another youth.
Instructor: Tamara Morrison
M Tu W Th F Mar 14-Mar 18 10:30 AM-2:30 PM
389006 $150/5 sess

Youth Leadership

Youth Council (Jr.) (Grades 6-7)
Great communities are built with input from all! Come join this leadership group to give back to our False Creek neighborhood while gaining leadership skills and connecting with new people. Help plan activities for other youth, implement your own community projects, assist with special events and partake in a monthly community clean-up. Look no further for a fun way to achieve volunteer hours! Waiver-consent forms are located at the False Creek front desk or from our website www.falsecreekcc.ca/youth Please be mindful that we have limited spots. If you are unable or no longer wanting to attend a session or the program, please call the centre in advance so we can offer the spot to another youth. If a participant does not attend the first 2 sessions of the program and the Youth Leader is not provided notice or reasoning for the absences, the participant may be withdrawn from the program to open up spots for other participants.
Instructor: Youth Leader
F Jan 14-Mar 04 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
389085 Free program/8 sess

Social

Boys+ Zone (9-12 yrs)
This program is all about building friendships while having fun learning new skills and getting creative! Activities may include group games, arts & crafts, snack making, air hockey tournaments, video games & more. All male identifying and nonbinary preteens are welcome to join! Waiver-consent forms are available on our website www.falsecreekcc.ca/youth or at the front desk. Register early to avoid disappointment! Programs with low enrolment may face cancellation. Decisions to run a course are usually made 48-72 hours prior to the program start date.
Instructor: Youth Leader
W Jan 19-Mar 09 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
389650 $24/8 sess

Girls+ Zone (9-12 yrs)
This program is all about building friendships while having fun learning new skills and getting creative! Activities may include group games, arts & crafts, snack making, air hockey tournaments, video games & more. All female identifying and nonbinary preteens are welcome to join! Waiver-consent forms are available on our website www.falsecreekcc.ca/youth or at the front desk. Register early to avoid disappointment! Programs with low enrolment may face cancellation. Decisions to run a course are usually made 48-72 hours prior to the program start date.
Instructor: Youth Leader
Th Jan 20-Mar 10 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
389649 $24/8 sess

Friday Night Live Funtivities: Air Hockey Tournament & Pizza (9-12 yrs)
Activity of the week: Air Hockey Tournament (in-centre) & pizza! Register early to avoid disappointment! If you are unable or no longer wanting to attend a program, please call the centre in advance so we can offer the spot to another youth.
Instructor: Youth Leader
F Mar 11-Mar 11 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
389660 $3/1 sess

Friday Night Live Funtivities: Cineplex Movie (9-12 yrs)
Activity of the week: Movie at Cineplex Theatre Mode of transportation: Walking/Public Transit Waiver-consent forms are available on our website www.falsecreekcc.ca/youth or at the front desk. Register early to avoid disappointment! Please be mindful that we have limited spots. If you are unable or no longer wanting to attend a program, please call the centre in advance so we can offer the spot to another youth.
Instructor: Youth Leader
F Mar 04-Mar 04 5:30 PM-9:30 PM
389657 $21/1 sess

Friday Night Live Funtivities: Swimming (9-12 yrs)
Activity of the week: Swimming at Hillcrest Community Centre Mode of transportation: Walking/Public Transit Waiver-consent forms are available on our website www.falsecreekcc.ca/youth or at the front desk. Register early to avoid disappointment! Please be mindful that we have limited spots. If you are unable or no longer wanting to attend a program, please call the centre in advance so we can offer the spot to another youth.
Instructor: Youth Leader
F Feb 25-Feb 25 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
389656 $6/1 sess

The Breakfast Crew (9-12 yrs)
Who says Friday nights should have all the fun? Come start your Saturday off right with a light breakfast and some friends! We’ll read or watch some classic cartoons and have some board games and cards available to play. Pajamas are welcome and reusable cups, plates & cutlery are encouraged! Please inform the Youth Leader of any dietary restrictions and allergies. Parents can use this time to take advantage of Granville Island’s free parking until 11am and enjoy the Seawall or Granville Island Public Market just steps away! Register early to avoid disappointment! Programs with low enrolment may face cancellation. Decisions to run a course are usually made 48-72 hours prior to the program start date.
Instructor: Youth Leader
Sa Jan 22-Mar 05 9:30 AM-11:00 AM
389043 $21/7 sess

Bookmark Buddies (9-12 yrs)
Calling all book lovers! Looking for a way to get social while reading? This group will meet on Saturday’s (rain or shine) and walk up to the local Vancouver Public Library (Firehall branch) to look at books or enjoy some time reading with friends! Checking out or returning material is welcome with parent permission (library cards will be required to do so and can be acquired during the first visit with parent consent). Waivers will be available on our website (www.falsecreekcc.ca/youth) or emailed to parents up to 2 weeks prior to the program start. Register early to avoid disappointment! Programs with low enrolment may face cancellation. Decisions to run a course are usually made 48-72 hours prior to the program start date.
Instructor: Youth Leader
Sa Jan 22-Mar 05 11:15 AM-12:30 PM
389044 Free program/7 sess

Youth

Sports

Youth Basketball (10-16 yrs)
Come practice your basketball skills during the rainy and cold winter months! Participants are encouraged to bring their own basketball but we will have some available. Open to all skill sets! (This program is non-instructional). Drop-in is allowed on the day of if spots are available after the first 10 minutes of the program. Don’t forget your water bottle! Please be mindful that this program is free and we have limited spots. If you are unable or no longer wanting to attend a session or the program, please call the centre in advance so we can offer the spot to another youth. If a participant does not attend the first 2 sessions of the program and the Youth Leader is not provided notice or reasoning for the absences, the participant may be withdrawn from the program to open up spots for other participants.
Instructor: Youth Leader
Th Jan 20-Mar 10 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
389651 Free program/8 sess

Special Events

Friday Night Live: BC Family Day Games Night (All ages)
Join us for our free Friday Night Live: BC Family Day Games Night! We will have a selection of board and card games to choose from and will assign each family their own table for the night. All you’ll need to bring are your game faces! Each family will receive their own table to play on. To register, please register 1 person to secure a table (each table can have up to 5 people). Register early to avoid disappointment! Please be mindful that we have limited spots. If you are unable or no longer wanting to attend a program, please call the centre in advance so we can offer the spot to another family.
Instructor: Youth Leader
F Feb 18-Feb 18 6:00 PM-8:30 PM
389665 Free event/1 sess

Volunteer Opportunities

Youth Council (Sr.) (Grades 8-12)
Great communities are built with input from all! Come join this leadership group to give back to our False Creek neighborhood while gaining leadership skills and connecting with new people. Help plan activities for other youth, implement your own community projects and assist with special events. Look no further for a fun way to achieve volunteer hours! Waiver-consent forms are located at the False Creek front desk or from our website www.falsecreekcc.ca/youth Please be mindful that we have limited spots. If you are unable or no longer wanting to attend a session or the program, please call the centre in advance so we can offer the spot to another youth. If a participant does not attend the first 2 sessions of the program and the Youth Leader is not provided notice or reasoning for the absences, the participant may be withdrawn from the program to open up spots for other participants.
Instructor: Youth Leader
F Jan 14-Mar 04 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
389086 Free program/8 sess

 

Spring & Summer Programs

Preteen

Art, Culture & Environment

Craftastic (9-13 yrs)
Calling all youth who love a good upcycle or DIY project: bullet journals, glitter globes, dried florals, face masks, reusable decor and more! A weekly project schedule will be made available on www.falsecreekcc.ca/youth by the start of April.
Instructor: Youth Staff
Th Apr 07-May 26 4:00 pm-5:30 pm
396238 $30/8 sess

Social

After School Youth Cafe (9-13 yrs)
Join us in our lounge for the perfect way to decompress after school. Whether you feel like playing air hockey, video games, doing a craft, reading, talking with friends and staff or maybe getting some homework done, the goal will be to have fun! Each week will include an after school snack (snack schedule will be made available by the end of March).
Instructor: Tamara Morrison
W Apr 06-Jun 08 3:30 pm-5:30 pm
396215 $30/10 sess

The Breakfast Club (9-13 yrs)
Who says Friday nights should have all the fun? Come start your Saturday off right with a light breakfast and some friends! We’ll read or watch some classic cartoons and play games (group, video, board). Pajamas are welcome and reusable cups, plates & cutlery are encouraged! Light breakfast menu will change every week. Please inform the Youth Staff of any dietary restrictions and allergies. Parents can use this time to take advantage of Granville Island’s free parking until 11am and enjoy the Seawall or Granville Island Public Market just steps away!
Instructor: Youth Staff
Sa Apr 23-Jun 11 9:30 am-11:00 am
396293 $24/8 sess

Youth Leadership Youth Council (Jr.) (Grade 6-7)
Great communities are built with input from all! Come join this leadership group to give back to our False Creek neighborhood while gaining leadership skills and connecting with new people. Help plan activities for other youth, implement your own community projects, assist with special events and partake in a monthly community clean-up. Look no further for a fun way to achieve volunteer hours! *No program April 15*
Instructor: Youth Leader
F Apr 01-Jun 17 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
394037 FREE PROGRAM/12 sess

Sports

Floor Hockey (9-13 yrs)
Calling all hockey fans and anyone who just wants to get moving! Each week starts with a warm-up drill followed by scrimmage time and a shoot out to finish. We have sticks, pucks and goggles for everyone but you are welcome to bring your own (goggles must be worn in order to participate)! Don’t forget your running shoes and water bottle! Please be mindful that this program is free and we have limited spots. If you are unable or no longer wanting to attend a session or the program, please call the centre in advance so we can offer the spot to another youth. If a participant does not attend the first 2 sessions of the program and the Youth Leader is not provided notice or reasoning for the absences, the participant may be withdrawn from the program to open up spots for other participants.
Instructor: Youth Staff
W Apr 06-Jun 08 5:45 pm-6:45 pm
394036 FREE PROGRAM/10 sess

Friday Night Live

Friday Night Live Funtivities: Movie Night Camp Out (9-13 yrs)
Can’t wait for summer? Then join us for some camp games, hot chocolate & smores. Movie will be group vote. Bring your own mug & blanket of choice for some fort making!
Instructor: Youth Leader
F Apr 01-Apr 01 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
396586 $2/1 sess

Friday Night Live Funtivities: Bowling (9-13 yrs)
Bowling at Grandview Lanes. Mode of transportation: Walking/Public Transit. Waiver-consent forms are available on our website www.falsecreekcc.ca/youth or at the front desk.
Instructor: Youth Leader
F Apr 08-Apr 08 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
396592 $18/1 sess

Friday Night Live Funtivities: Earth Day Community Clean Up (9-13 yrs)
Earth Day Community Clean Up in honour of Earth Day, join us for a community clean-up around False Creek followed by a zero-waste snack (please bring your own cup & plate if you can!). Mode of transportation: Walking. Waiver-consent forms are available on our website www.falsecreekcc.ca/youth or at the front desk.
Instructor: Youth Leader
F Apr 22-Apr 22 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
396594 FREE/1 sess

Friday Night Live Funtivities: Dodgeball Tournament (9-13 yrs)
Bring your friends or come join a team for our ultimate Dodgeball Tournament. Winning team gets a prize!
Instructor: Youth Leader
F Apr 29-Apr 29 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
396605 FREE/1 sess

Friday Night Live Funtivities: BC Youth Week Celebration (9-17 yrs)
BC Youth Week is a provincial celebration of youth held annually during the first week of May. Stay tuned for the announcement of our free youth week activity closer to the date by checking our website (www.falsecreekcc.ca/youth) or by following us on Instagram: @falsecreekccyouth
Instructor: Youth Leader
F May 06-May 06 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
396609 FREE/1 sess

Friday Night Live Funtivities: Camouflage Field Games (9-13 yrs)
Wear your best camouflage and join us for all our favourite field games: man hunt, sardines, capture the flag, glow stick tag and more!
Instructor: Youth Leader
F May 13-May 13 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
396610 FREE/1 sess

Friday Night Live Funtivities: Cineplex Movie (9-13 yrs)
Movie at Cineplex Theatre. Mode of transportation: Walking/Public Transit. Waiver-consent forms are available on our website www.falsecreekcc.ca/youth or at the front desk.
Instructor: Youth Leader
F May 20-May 20 5:30 pm-9:30 pm
396611 $21/1 sess

Friday Night Live Funtivities: False Creek Sports Day (9-13 yrs)
Bring your game face and get ready to compete in a series of active challenges. Every participant that makes it through receives a freezie!
Instructor: Youth Leader
F May 27-May 27 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
396629 FREE/1 sess

Friday Night Live Funtivities: Swimming (9-13 yrs)
Swimming at Hillcrest Community Centre or Kitsilano Pool. Mode of transportation: Walking/Public Transit. Waiver-consent forms are available on our website www.falsecreekcc.ca/youth or at the front desk.
Instructor: Youth Leader
F Jun 03-Jun 03 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
396782 $6/1 sess

Friday Night Live Funtivities: Rain or Shine & Kits Beach (9-13 yrs)
Join us for ice cream at Rain or Shine and a sand castle contest at Kitsilano Beach! Mode of transportation: Walking/Public Transit.
Instructor: Youth Leader
F Jun 10-Jun 10 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
396783 $6/1 sess

Friday Night Live Funtivities: Yay for Summer Party (9-13 yrs)
Celebrate the start of summer with hot dogs, cake and water games! Please bring a change of clothes and consider bringing your own reusable plate and cup to minimize our waste. Please contact the Youth Leader by June 22 if your child has any allergies or dietary accommodations we should be aware of.
Instructor: Youth Leader
F Jun 24-Jun 24 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
396786 $5/1 sess

 

Youth

Sports

Youth Basketball (10-16 yrs)
Free gym space for youth to practice their basketball skills! Participants are encouraged to bring their own basketball but we will have some available. Open to all skill sets! Drop-in is allowed on the day of if spots are available after the first 10 minutes of the program. Don’t forget your water bottle! Please be mindful that this program is free and we have limited spots. If you are unable or no longer wanting to attend a session or the program, please call the centre in advance so we can offer the spot to another youth. If a participant does not attend the first 2 sessions of the program and the Youth Leader is not provided notice or reasoning for the absences, the participant may be withdrawn from the program to open up spots for other participants.
Instructor: Youth Staff
Th Apr 07-May 26 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
396531 FREE PROGRAM/8 sess

Friday Night Youth Lounge & Mini Gym (11-17 yrs)
Drop in for some Friday night fun in our mini gym & games room! We have video games, air hockey and a variety of sports equipment available (this is an unstructured program). Please note due to staff capacity, only one room will be open at a time and supervised by staff. Participants will meet in the mini gym at the start of the program and must sign in (name & emergency contact information) with the youth staff. If the program is at capacity, the youth will have to wait until space becomes available. *No session on April 15*
Instructor: Youth Staff
F Apr 01-Jun 10 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
394053 FREE DROP-IN/22 sess

Volunteer Opportunities

Youth Council (Sr.) (Grade 8-12)
Great communities are built with input from all! Come join this leadership group to give back to our False Creek neighborhood while gaining leadership skills and connecting with new people. Help plan activities for other youth, implement your own community projects and assist with special events. Look no further for a fun way to achieve volunteer hours! *No program April 15*
Instructor: Youth Leader
F Apr 01-Jun 17 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
394038 FREE PROGRAM/12 sess

Youth Leadership Environmental Youth Crew (12-17 yrs)
The False Creek Community knows how beautiful of a city we live in and it is everyone’s job to ensure a sustainable future. Join the Environmental Youth Crew as we meet every Saturday morning for a community garbage clean-up. This program will take place outdoors rain or shine so please dress weather appropriate with closed-toe shoes! Any necessary materials will be supplied. There’s no more scenic way of giving back to Mother Nature while earning volunteering hours. Waiver-consent forms are located at the False Creek front desk, or from our website www.falsecreekcc.ca/youth
Instructor: Youth Leader
Sa Apr 23-Jun 11 11:30 am-12:30 pm
396312 FREE PROGRAM/8 sess

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

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