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Douglas Park Community Centre offers many Recreation programs for youth aged 13-18 years. Participate in sport, recreational, social, cultural, and educational programs. At the same time, develop important relationships with friends and specially trained staff.

Our Community-based youth worker provide additional support and resources to youth aged 8 to 18 years, while dealing with the broad range of developmental issues facing today’s young people.

The youth worker’s mission is to develop the capacity of youth by engaging them in active participation in the community using a holistic approach.

To register online for a program:
Copy the activity number (e.g. 187570)


Martial Arts

Traditional Kung Fu
Marquis Lung
Learn traditional forms of Kung Fu, weapons, non-contact sparring and self-defence. Gain physical and mental strength, self confidence and discipline. Class are taught in partnership with Marquis Lung Traditional Kung Fu Academy. A member fee for the Northern Shaolin Lung Chi Cheung Association is included in program course fee. Please visit a session or contact Sifu Marquis Lung (Master Instructor) for appropriate skill level prior to registration. www.northernshaolin.com.
Beginner 6-18 yrs
Tu 4:30 PM-5:30 PM Apr 6-Jun 29
$149/13 sessions 319051
Advanced 6-18 yrs
Tu 5:30 PM-6:45 PM Apr 6-Jun 29
$175/13 sessions 319054
Intermediate 6-18 yrs
Tu 5:30 PM-6:45 PM Apr 6-Jun 29
$162/13 sessions 319052

Douglas Park Senior Youth Council 13-18 yrs
Suzy Parker
The Douglas Park Senior Youth Council promotes youth program planning. They help with community projects, special events, fundraising, and address current trends and issues found amongst youth. Each year the council finds a social or environmental issue that they spend some of the meeting addressing and finding ways they can help. Meetings are recorded for volunteer hours. Come to meetings and meet other fellow youth in the community and have fun! The youth council consists of an annually elected Executive and is supervised by the Community Youth Worker and other Douglas Park Youth Staff. We meet every Wednesday online .* youth worker will assist you with joining our team online
W 4:30 PM-5:30 PM Jan 6-Jun 23
FREE/25 sessions 322104

Finish Strong Basketball Development 12-15 yrs
David Knight
Finish Strong Basketball program is designed and focused on developing players’ basketball fundamentals. We teach basic to advanced training in all areas to develop your basketball game (T-Shirt included in price). Please bring a water bottle, a basketball, and proper gym wear to class. “It’s not how you start, it’s how you FINISH!” For more information about Finish Strong Basketball, please email Team@finishstrongbasketball.ca
W 5:15 PM-6:15 PM Apr 14-Jun 2
$115/8 sessions 321459

Tennis – Beginner & Novice 11-14 yrs
Gord Hauka
Run & Fundamentals. Basic Rally, Footwork and Racquet skills with games and scoring, singles and doubles play. All players play with the best Ball, Court and Racquet Size that will help them succeed. Program will take place at Heather Park located at 702 West 18th Avenue.
Th 3:45 PM-4:45 PM Apr 29-Jun 3
$101/6 sessions 318275
Sa 11:00 AM-12:15 PM Apr 24-Jun 5
$118/7 sessions 318279

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.



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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