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Douglas Park Community Centre has something for everyone no matter what skill or ability. Dance and Music to get you moving and grooving; Painting and Drawing to inspire your artistic abilities; Pottery for all levels of expertise; Language programs to prepare for future travel; Outdoor leisure activities in Hiking & Walking to get you into the great outdoors, as well as Day Trips to exciting locations in the Lower Mainland and popular Health and Wellness programs such as Yoga and Pilates to get your body in top shape. Adult Sports such as Indoor Soccer, Badminton, Volleyball, Basketball and Pickleball provide for a full range of recreation options for our community members.

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VIEW AND REGISTER FOR SUMMER ADULT PROGRAMS

Education

Foundations of Investing 18+ yrs
Andrew Thiessen Edward Jones
This seminar is geared toward people who want a clearer understanding of investment fundamentals. Presenter is a financial advisor with 20 years of industry experience. Please pre-register.
Sa 12:00 pM-1:00 PM   Jul 17
FREE/1 session             344557

Fitness

Outdoor Zumba 16+ yrs
Perfect for everybody and every body! Each Zumba® class is designed to bring people together to sweat it on. A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class. No drop-ins.
Maira Daiha
Tu 9:30 AM-10:30 AM Jul 6-Aug 17
$60/7 sessions 344557
Asal Nikoopour
Th 9:30 AM-10:30 AM Jul 8-Aug 19
$60/7 sessions 344561
Lesley Maranhao
Sa 9:30 AM-10:30 AM  Jul 10-Aug 21
$54/6 sessions  346813

Outdoor Iyengar Yoga Level I and II 19+ yrs
Christine Rondeau
Iyengar yoga classes have an emphasis on body/breath awareness, alignment, strength, stability, mobility, balance and relaxation. No drop-ins.
Tu 5:30 PM-7:00 PM    Jul 6-Aug 17
$86.67/7 sessions      346900

Sport

Tennis – Beginner 16+ yrs
Gord Hauka
Never Played Before, Never touched a racquet! 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 and how to ‘Play and Have Fun’Gord Hauka has been Teaching “Play” Tennis Programs for 40 years, Keep the Fun and run in your game though play and competition. Players in all levels have opportunities to get into classes through the Spring and Summer. Beginner and Novice and Novice Plus levels follow the Learn and Play Program focusing on foundational skills-Footwork; Ground Strokes & Serve: Intermediate players are assessed, given individual skill development goals and practice these through drills and competition.
Tu Th 6:45 PM-8:15 PM Jul 6-Jul 15
$128/4 sessions 332201
Tu Th 5:00 PM-6:15 PM Aug 10-Aug 19
$128/4 sessions 332203

Tennis – Intermediate 16+ yrs
Gord Hauka
You can play matches, singles and or doubles: You can serve, volley, and rally both sides. ‘YOU WANT MORE’ Coaches set individual goals; Stroke Improvement and more Evil and planned strategies will help you get more game & fun!Gord Hauka has been Teaching “Play” Tennis Programs for 40 years, Keep the Fun and run in your game though play and competition. Players in all levels have opportunities to get into classes through the Spring and Summer. Beginner and Novice and Novice Plus levels follow the Learn and Play Program focusing on foundational skills-Footwork; Ground Strokes & Serve: Intermediate players are assessed, given individual skill development goals and practice these through drills and competition.
Tu Th 5:00 PM-6:30 PM Jul 6-Jul 15
$128/4 sessions 332208
Tu Th 5:00 PM-6:30 PM Aug 10-Aug 19
$128/4 sessions 332209

Tennis – Novice 16+ yrs
Gord Hauka
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-you will take it a few times to get. Gord Hauka has been Teaching “Play” Tennis Programs for 40 years, Keep the Fun and run in your game though play and competition. Players in all levels have opportunities to get into classes through the Spring and Summer. Beginner and Novice and Novice Plus levels follow the Learn and Play Program focusing on foundational skills-Footwork; Ground Strokes & Serve: Intermediate players are assessed, given individual skill development goals and practice these through drills and competition.
Tu Th 6:45 PM-8:15 PM Jul 6-Jul 15
$128/4 sessions 332204
Tu Th 5:00 PM-6:30 PM Aug 10-Aug 19
$128/4 sessions 332205

Tennis – Novice Plus 16+ yrs
Gord Hauka
Get Fit: Learn New Skills: Novice Plus is where even more fun begins. Top Spin for your forehand, slice for the backhand and a consistent serve. Players will be introduced to tactics and strategies For singles and doublesGord Hauka has been Teaching “Play” Tennis Programs for 40 years, Keep the Fun and run in your game though play and competition. Players in all levels have opportunities to get into classes through the Spring and Summer. Beginner and Novice and Novice Plus levels follow the Learn and Play Program focusing on foundational skills-Footwork; Ground Strokes & Serve: Intermediate players are assessed, given individual skill development goals and practice these through drills and competition.
Tu Th 5:00 PM-6:30 PM Jul 6-Jul 15
$128/4 sessions 332206
Tu Th 6:45 PM-8:15 PM Aug 10-Aug 19
$128/4 sessions 332207

Visual Arts

Adult Pottery 18+ yrs
Brianne Siu
A fun and inspiring class with an emphasis on creating functional ware while learning new skills. Slabbing, pinching and handwork are just a few of the techniques to be learned. Purchase clay at first class.
W 2:30 PM-5:30 PM Jul 7-Aug 25
$320/8 sessions 342683

Adult Pottery – All Things Intermediate/Advanced 18+ yrs
Robyn Williams
A fun and inspiring class with an emphasis on creating functional ware while learning new skills. Slabbing, pinching and handwork are just a few of the techniques to be learned. Purchase clay at first class. No class Jul 31.
Tu 4:30 PM-7:30 PM Jul 6-Aug 17
$240/6 sessions 344420

 


COVID-19 and our Programs
The nature of the Activities is such that you will interact with other people, continuous physical distance between other people cannot be guaranteed, and, by participating in the Activity, you are at risk of being infected by a pathogen, including but not limited to SARS-COV-2. SARS-COV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19, may exacerbate other health issues and is the cause of an ongoing global pandemic. SARS-COV-2 is highly communicable and dangerous. If you become infected with SARS-COV2, you may transmit it to other people even if you are not exhibiting symptoms of illness. View all our Programs online at Vancouver.ca What to expect when visiting the Centre.
VIEW AND REGISTER FOR SUMMER MUSIC LESSONS

Piano Lessons 6+ yrs
Learn to play the piano at your own pace! All ages and levels are welcome. You will learn how to play piano by sight and by ear, improvise and improve your technique. You will explore Classical and popular music based on your interests. Books are an additional cost. No session July 31 and August 2.
Jana Ting
Tu 3:10 PM-7:40 PM Jul 6-Aug 17
$168/7 sessions 339861-339867
W 3:10 PM-6:20 PM Jul 7-Aug 18
$168/7 sessions 339868-339869, 339871-339873
Sa 9:10 AM-1:00 PM Jul 10-Aug 21
$144/6 sessions 343336-343341
Kenny Ngo
M 3:30 PM-6:00 PM Jul 5-Aug 16
$144/6 sessions 339914-339917, 346897-346898

Violin Lessons – Private 5+ yrs
Ali Nourbakhsh
Join as a complete beginner or tune up your violin skills. Students of all levels are welcome! Learn the violin in supportive environment with a dedicated teacher, who will also provide you with information on how to get the appropriate size and type of violin. Lessons are 30 minutes duration.
Tu 5:20 PM-5:50 PM Jun 29-Jul 20
$108/4 sessions 342450, 342452, 342455, 342456
Tu 5:20 PM-5:50 PM Jul 27-Aug 17
$108/4 sessions 342460-342463
Sa 9:30 AM-1:00 PM Jul 3-Jul 24
$108/4 sessions 342281-342285
Sa 9:30 AM-1:00 PM Aug 7-Aug 21
$81/3 sessions 342286-342290

 


COVID-19 and our Programs
The nature of the Activities is such that you will interact with other people, continuous physical distance between other people cannot be guaranteed, and, by participating in the Activity, you are at risk of being infected by a pathogen, including but not limited to SARS-COV-2. SARS-COV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19, may exacerbate other health issues and is the cause of an ongoing global pandemic. SARS-COV-2 is highly communicable and dangerous. If you become infected with SARS-COV2, you may transmit it to other people even if you are not exhibiting symptoms of illness. View all our Programs online at Vancouver.ca What to expect when visiting the Centre.

Adult & Seniors Summer Programs at a Glance

VIEW AND REGISTER FOR SPRING ADULT PROGRAMS

Fitness

Iyengar Yoga – Level I and II 19+ yrs
Grant Richards and Franklin
Iyengar yoga classes have an emphasis on body/breath awareness, alignment, strength, stability, mobility, balance and relaxation.
Tu 5:30 PM-7:00 PM Apr 6-Jun 15
$136.19/11 sessions 312835
Th 5:45 PM-7:15 PM Apr 8-Jun 10
$123.81/10 sessions 320342

Personal Training with a Partner 16+ yrs
Toni Durbin
ACHIEVE YOUR FITNESS GOALSWeight Loss – Strength and Cardiovascular Training – Agility and Flexibility TrainingDo you want energy, endurance, strength, flexibility? Certified Personal Trainer Toni Durbin offers private weight training and cardio instruction. Work with our personal trainer Toni Durbin to help you achieve your fitness goals. Toni will set you on a personalized program and monitor your progress making changes where necessary during your sessions.
Th 9:15 AM-10:15 AM Apr 1-May 13
$300/7 sessions 322275
Th 9:15 AM-10:15 AM May 20-Jun 24
$257.14/6 sessions 322277
Th 10:30 AM-11:30 AM Apr 1-May 13
$300/7 sessions 322279
Th 10:30 AM-11:30 AM May 20-Jun 24
$257.14/6 sessions 322281

Sports

All tennis programs take place at Heather Park located at 702 West 18th Avenue.

Tennis – Beginner 16+ yrs
Gord Hauka
Never Played Before, Never touched a racquet! 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.
Tu Th 5:00 PM-6:30 PM Apr 13-Apr 22
$128/4 sessions 319473
Tu Th 5:00 PM-6:30 PM May 11-May 20
$128/4 sessions 319474
Tu Th 5:00 PM-6:45 PM Jun 8-Jun 17
$128/4 sessions 319475

Tennis – Intermediate 16+ yrs
Gord Hauka
You can play matches, singles and or doubles: You can serve, volley, and rally both sides. Coaches set individual goals; Stroke Improvement and more Evil and planned strategies will help you get more game & fun!
Tu Th 7:00 PM-8:30 PM Apr 13-Apr 22
$128/4 sessions 319482
Tu Th 6:45 PM-8:15 PM Jun 8-Jun 17
$128/4 sessions 319483

Tennis – Novice 16+ yrs
Gord Hauka
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-you will take it a few times to get.
Tu Th 5:00 PM-6:30 PM Apr 13-Apr 22
$128/4 sessions 319476
Tu Th 6:45 PM-8:15 PM Apr 13-Apr 22
$128/4 sessions 319477
Tu Th 5:00 PM-6:30 PM May 11-May 20
$128/4 sessions 319478
Tu Th 6:45 PM-8:15 PM May 11-May 20
$128/4 sessions 319480
Tu Th 6:45 PM-8:15 PM Jun 8-Jun 17
$128/4 sessions 319479
Tu Th 6:45 PM-8:15 PM Jun 8-Jun 17
$128/4 sessions 319481


COVID-19 and our Programs
The nature of the Activities is such that you will interact with other people, continuous physical distance between other people cannot be guaranteed, and, by participating in the Activity, you are at risk of being infected by a pathogen, including but not limited to SARS-COV-2. SARS-COV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19, may exacerbate other health issues and is the cause of an ongoing global pandemic. SARS-COV-2 is highly communicable and dangerous. If you become infected with SARS-COV2, you may transmit it to other people even if you are not exhibiting symptoms of illness. View all our Programs online at Vancouver.ca What to expect when visiting the Centre.

Adult & Seniors Spring Programs at a Glance

Updates

The Art of Scrapbooking

Saturday 11:30am-12:45pm May 29-June 26
The art of the scrapbooking takes time,creativity and imagination. It may be as simple as adding your favorite picture, trying out a new color of paper, or adding just the right finishing touch. We will bring the supplies

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