Preteen & Youth Programs

Learn a new sport, practice skills, gain a certification, or meet new friends.Learn a new sport, practice skills, gain a certification, or meet new friends.
Programs that run January to April are now open for viewing online!

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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...

Browse our 2023 Winter Rec Guide

It’s that time of year again! The days are getting shorter and the weather has changed, but False Creek Community Centre is open and we have so much to offer this winter! Our Parent and Tot gym is...

Winter 2023 Recreation Programs

Winter 2023 Programs
From fitness classes, to dance, pickleball, and everything in between you can now view our program offerings.

Start your 2023 Fitness Goals Now!

Get in shape, stay active, and improve your health with our 2023 fitness classes. Teen Weight Training (13-18 yrs), Step Aerobics, Vinyasa or Hatha Yoga and  Zumba are a few classes we have scheduled this winter,  you’ll find a wide variety of classes to get your heart pumping or find inner peace and relaxation.  Find out more.

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 2023 Programs

Preteen

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.
Instructor: Youth Staff
W Jan 11-Mar 08 5:30 PM-6:30 PM
434855 FREE

Preteen Basketball (Grades 6-8)
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! Don’t forget your water bottle! Please note this program is an unstructured drop-in and while we welcome the opportunity for a scrimmage game, this will be dependent on if there are enough interested participants the day of.
Instructor: Youth Staff
Th Jan 05-Mar 09 4:30 PM-5:30 PM
434888 FREE

Preteen Open Gym (Grades 5-7)
Come enjoy some open gym space. Choose from a selection of balls, mats and nets. Don’t forget your running shoes and water bottle! No sessions: March 17, 24
Instructor: Youth Staff
F Jan 06-Mar 31 3:30 PM-4:30 PM
434883 FREE

Youth

Fitness & Health

Teen Weight Training (13-18 yrs)
This weight training class is for youth between 13-18 years old wanting introduction to basic weight training while learning proper form, technique, and understanding the body and different muscle groups used during an exercise. PAR-Q and consent form must be completed before participation. (Youth 13-16 years old will need to have their parent/guardian complete and sign the Teen Weight Training consent form before the first class). Forms are on our website at https://falsecreekcc.ca or at the front desk. Program fee includes admission to the fitness centre. Registration only. No drop-ins.
Instructor: Fitness Centre Worker
Th Jan 19-Feb 9 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
430140 $40/4 sess
Th Feb 23-Mar 16 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
430141 $40/4 sess

Sports

Youth Basketball (Thursday’s) (Grades 9-12)
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! Don’t forget your water bottle! Please note this program is an unstructured drop-in and while we welcome the opportunity for a scrimmage game, this will be dependent on if there are enough interested participants the day of.
Instructor: Youth Staff
Th Jan 05-Mar 09 5:30 PM-7:00 PM
434889 FREE

Youth Basketball(Friday’s)(Grades 8-12)
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! Don’t forget your water bottle! Please note this program is unstructured and while we welcome the opportunity for a scrimmage game, this will be dependent on if there are enough interested participants the day of.
Instructor: Youth Staff
F Jan 06-Mar 10 6:00 PM-9:30 PM
434892 FREE

Youth Basketball (Saturday’s) (Grades 8-12)
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! Don’t forget your water bottle! Please note this program is unstructured and while we welcome the opportunity for a scrimmage game, this will be dependent on if there are enough interested participants the day of.
Instructor: Youth Staff
Sa Jan 07-Mar 11 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
434893 FREE

Social Dungeons & Dragons (10-15 yrs)
Come join the Dungeons & Dragons adventure at False Creek! D&D is cooperative fantasy role-playing game that takes participants on thrilling adventures through worlds of magic and monsters. This program will be lead by an experienced instructor, and new players are welcome! All the supplies needed to play will be provided, but participants with their own books and dice are welcome to bring them. Register early to avoid disappointment! Program may be subject to cancellation up to a week prior to the start date if there is low enrolment. 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 Staff
F Jan 13-Mar 10 4:30 PM-7:30 PM
434894 $45/9 sess

Youth Leadership

False Creek Youth Leadership Team (Grades 8-12)
Great communities are built with input from all! Come join this leadership team to give back to our False Creek neighborhood while connecting with new people and gaining skills such as notetaking, budgeting, public speaking, etc. Participants will have the opportunity to practice their skills through planning activities for other youth, implementing their own community projects, assisting with special events and taking part in workshops. This is a great way to achieve volunteer hours and work experience! A certificate and letter of hours completed will be provided to all participants who meet the minimum participation requirements.
Instructor: Youth Staff
Sa Jan 14-Mar 11 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
434839 FREE

Day Camp

False Creek Youth Adventures: Spring Break Day Camp (11-15 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 Day (Scavenger Hunt, Arcade), Science World, Indoor Mini Golf, Bowling and Swimming (schedule subject to change). Waiver forms and schedule will be emailed to participants and available at falsecreekcc.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: Youth Staff
M-F Mar 13-Mar 17 10:30 AM-2:30 PM
434814 $150/5 sess

Friday Night Live Funtivities (Grades 5-7)

Look no further for some Friday night fun, this is the place to be! Bring your friends or come meet some and join us for a different activity each week. To partake in Friday Night Live your child MUST be registered, even when the activity fee is free.
Waiver-consent forms are required for all out trips and are available on our website www.falsecreekcc.ca/youth or at the front desk. 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.

434897 Pajama Movie Night & Breakfast for Dinner January 6 Join us for a movie night at the centre. You bring your pajamas and we’ll supply the waffles. 6:00–9:00PM $3
434898 Bowling January 13 Out Trip: Bowling at Grandview Lanes 6:00–9:00PM $18
434900 Swimming January 20 Out Trip: Swimming at Hillcrest Aquatic Centre 6:00–9:00PM $6
434901 Skating January 27 Out Trip: Skating at Kitsilano Community Centre 6:00–9:00PM $6
434903 DIY Mini Pizzas & Air Hockey Tournament February 3 Time to see who the ultimate air hockey champion is followed by a pizza making party! 6:00–9:00PM $3
434904 Palentine’s Party February 10 Have a Happy Palentine’s and come celebrate friendship with valentine themed treats, crafts, games & music 6:00–9:00PM $5
434906 Hilarious Group Games February 17 Join us for a funny night of group games: charades, pictionary & more. Winning team gets a prize! 6:00–9:00PM Free
434907 The Epic Karaoke Dance Battle February 24 Show us your best moves and vocals and get ready to have a good time! 6:00–9:00PM Free
434908 Swimming March 3 Out Trip: Swimming at Hillcrest Aquatic Centre 6:00–9:00PM $6
434909 Cineplex Movie March 10 Let’s head to the big screen! Movie will be announced the week of via email to participants once show times are posted. 5:30–9:30PM $20
434910 Bubble Tea & Jeopardy March 31 The perfect Friday night: bubble tea and a game of jeopardy 6:00–9:00PM $5

Youth Volunteer Opportunities

Looking to gain work experience, volunteer hours and meet new friends all in one? Come join us to give back to the community through our volunteer opportunities at False Creek CC! A volunteer waiver form will be emailed to participants or available at falsecreekcc.ca/youth and must be completed and returned by the start of the volunteer activity.

434836 Youth Volunteer Orientation January 7 10:30AM – 12:00PM
434839 False Creek Youth Leadership Team January 14-March 11 10:30AM – 12:30PM
434842 Lunar New Year Fun (Special Event) January 21 11:30AM – 4:00PM
434843 BC Family Day at False Creek (Special Event) February 18 9:30AM – 1:30PM

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