Winter 2021 Programs

We have schedule programs to get you moving and feeling great. Join a zumba class, play pickleball with friends, learn a musical instrument, take a fitness class, improve your dance skills, or register your children in a fun, high energy music or sports programs.

View our winter 2021 programs below


 

Preschool

Social

Baby Sign Language 0-2 yrs
Into Yoga
Babies understand and can  communicate long before they are able to speak. Research shows that babies who  learn Sign Language learn quicker and talk earlier. Using songs and games learn  how to teach your baby basic American Sign Language (ASL) so they can better  convey their wants and needs and relieve unnecessary frustration. The  instructor will teach you the signs and songs so you can practice at  home. Babies can sleep during class or you can bring some toys. Newborn to 24 months. Please bring your own mat or blanket to sit on. You will be emailed the curriculum prior to the first class. Only one parent or caregiver may accompany child.
M 1:15 PM-2:00 PM     Jan 18-Feb 22 $72/5 sessions  300878

Creative Play 4-6 yrs  NEW
Cathy Belgrave
In this small group setting, play sets the stage for the children to explore, experiment and be creative! This program can be a great stepping stone to kindergarten; from nature exploration, stories and art, there’s never a dull moment! A portion of our time may be spent outside, so come dressed for the weather. All art supplies provided.
W 10:00 AM-11:30 AM Jan 6-Feb 3 $80/5 sessions  297161
W 10:00 AM-11:30 AM Feb 10-Mar 10 $80/5 sessions  298369

Music Together 0-5 yrs
Katherine Deane
Music Together® offers a fun-filled, family music making class with a new songbook and award winning music each semester to continue the learning at home. Discover new ways to play with music and rhythm and help your child become a confident music-maker. In our mixed age class, each child participates at his or her own level and their natural musicality is nurtured through singing, dancing, listening, watching, and exploring the musical instruments. Includes access to a new 15 minute online mini-class each week so families can sing together at home!  Parent participation is required, one parent or guardian per child only, masks required for adults. Siblings attend at a reduced tuition rate and children 6 months and under attend free with a registered sibling. $50 Music Together Licensing fee is non-refundable after the first class.  Please bring your own yoga mat or blanket to sit on.
Th 9:25 AM-10:00 AM  Jan 14-Mar 11 $198/9 sessions 294199
Th 10:30 AM-11:05 AM Jan 14-Mar 11 $198/9 sessions 294212

Sport

Sportball
Sportball Vancouver
This program is designed to guide parents and their children through the introductory skills in a number of different ball sports. Games and skills are taught in a fun and creative manner by using story lines to encourage participation. All programs are non-competitive and focus on success while building confidence.In order to limit equipment sharing in programs, each child will be provided with a Sportball equipment pack on the first day of programming. This pack must be brought to class each week. The equipment is included in the registration fee and is yours to keep once the program is done. No session Feb 13.
Drop-Off Multi Sport 3-5 yrs
Tu 11:45 AM-12:30 PM Jan 12-Mar 2 $140/8 sessions 291415
Sa 10:15 AM-11:00 AM Jan 9-Mar 6 $140/8 sessions 292867

Drop-Off MultiSport 5-7 yrs
Sa 11:15 AM-12:00 PM Jan 9-Mar 6 $140/8 sessions 292868

Parent and Tot Multisport 2-3 yrs
Tu 10:45 AM-11:30 AM Jan 12-Mar 2 $140/8 sessions 291414
Sa 9:15 AM-10:00 AM  Jan 9-Mar 6 $140/8 sessions 292865

Performing Arts

PeeWee Popstars 3-5 yrs
Rachel Beau
Come and hop, bop, and twist to fun music with Rachel Beau! This program is 45 minutes of action packed fun and no-stop movement to POP music! No session Feb 15.
M 9:30 AM-10:15 AM Jan 4-Mar 8 $90/9 sessions 290177
Th 1:00 PM-1:45 PM Jan 7-Mar 11 $100/10 sessions 290181

Mini Hip Hop 3-4 yrs
Vancouver Performing Stars
Want to learn how to move to and groove to your favourite tunes? Learn the basic style of hip hop dance in this high energy program. Discover new and exciting moves while learning fun and challenging choreography. Beginners welcome! Leave feeling energized, confident and excited about dance.
Th 3:00 PM-3:45 PM Jan 14-Mar 11 $108/9 sessions 292822

Mini Ballet 3-4 yrs
Vancouver Performing Stars
Introduce your child to the world of ballet. These classes develop coordination, musicality and fluidity of movement while having fun. Increased ballet technique is expected at each progressive level. Appropriate dance shoes and attire please. Child must be able to attend class alone.
F 3:00 PM-3:45 PM Jan 8-Mar 12 $120/10 sessions 292826

Visual Arts

Crafty Munchkins 3-5 yrs NEW
Gloria Lai
Join us for some arts & crafts! While sparking your little artists creativity we intend to make a bit of a mess. Art friendly clothes are a must, along with big smiles. Children must be able to attend class without an adult.
Sa 9:15 AM-10:00 AM Jan 9-Feb 6 $60/5 sessions 300726
Sa 9:15 AM-10:00 AM Feb 20-Mar 13 $48/4 sessions 300729


 

School Age Children

Visual Arts

Comics and Cartooning 9-14 yrs
Edouard Beaudry
Enjoy drawing cartoons and comics and learn to draw your favourite characters in style. Practice your skills from character design to backgrounds in order to tell a story of your choosing. This class is an excellent way to improve your drawings while having fun! Participants must bring the following supplies:Pencils, Sharpener, Eraser, Scissors, A ruler, A sketchbook, Colour Markers, Colour Pencils, A Sharpie, A proper no. 5 fine liners.
W 3:30 PM-5:00 PM Feb 3-Mar 3 $60/10 sessions 303270

Craft n’ Creations NEW
Gloria Lai
Join us for some arts & crafts! While sparking your little artists creativity we intend to make a bit of a mess. Art friendly clothes are a must, along with big smiles
6-8 yrs
Sa 10:15 AM-11:15 AM Jan 9-Feb 6 $60/5 sessions 300727
Sa 10:15 AM-11:15 AM Feb 20-Mar 13 $48/4 sessions 300730
9-12 yrs
Sa 11:30 AM-12:45 PM Jan 9-Feb 6 $60/5 sessions 300728
Sa 11:30 AM-12:45 PM Feb 20-Mar 13 $48/4 sessions 300731

Performing Arts

Junior Hip Hop 5-7 yrs
Vancouver Performing Stars
Want to learn how to move to and groove to your favourite tunes? Learn the basic style of hip hop dance in this high energy program. Discover new and exciting moves while learning fun and challenging choreography. Beginners welcome! Leave feeling energized, confident and excited about dance. Please note: Children who are 4 year olds must take one term in Mini Hip Hop prior to enrolling in this class.
Th 4:00 PM-4:45 PM Jan 14-Mar 11 $108/9 sessions 292824

Senior Hip Hop 8-12 yrs
Vancouver Performing Stars
Want to learn how to move to and groove to your favourite tunes? Learn the basic style of hip hop dance in this high energy program. Discover new and exciting moves while learning fun and challenging choreography. Beginners welcome! Leave feeling energized, confident and excited about dance.
Th 5:00 PM-5:45 PM Jan 14-Mar 11 $108/9 sessions 292825

Junior Ballet 5-7 yrs
Vancouver Performing Stars
Introduce your child to the world of ballet. These classes develop coordination, musicality and fluidity of movement while having fun. Increased ballet technique is expected at each progressive level. Appropriate dance shoes and attire please. Child must be able to attend class alone.
F 4:00 PM-4:45 PM Jan 8-Mar 12 $120/10 sessions 292827

Intermediate Ballet 8-12 yrs
Vancouver Performing Stars
Introduce your child to the world of ballet. These classes develop coordination, musicality and fluidity of movement while having fun. Increased ballet technique is expected at each progressive level. Appropriate dance shoes and attire please.
F 5:00 PM-5:45 PM Jan 8-Mar 12 $120/10 sessions 292828

Make-A-Musical! Day Camp 7-15 yrs
Vancouver Performing Stars
Work with your castmates to create a mini-musical from brainstormingplot and characters to writing music and designing costumes. In just oneweek, we will build a show from scratch out of our cast members ideas!Daycamp held at Tapestry Community Rooms, 2821 Heather St.
M Tu W Th F 9:00 AM-3:00 PM Mar 15-Mar 19 $249/5 sessions 300510

Education

Creative Writing 8-12 yrs NEW
Cathy Belgrave
Learn about story structure, setting and character development by writing your own stories! In this small group setting, children will participate in a variety of fun, hands on activities that inspire the young writer. Bring your writing journal and pencil. No session Feb 15.
M 3:30 PM-5:00 PM Jan 11-Feb 8 $75/5 sessions 296718
M 3:30 PM-5:00 PM Feb 22-Mar 15 $60/4 sessions 298368

Little Bookworm – Reading and Writing 6-7 yrs NEW
Claire Lloyd
It’s storytime! Come share and listen to stories. We will practice writing letters and words, expand vocabularies and construct basic sentences.
W 3:15 PM-4:00 PM Jan 13-Feb 10
$60/5 sessions 303261
W 3:15 PM-4:00 PM Feb 17-Mar 10
$48/4 sessions 303264

Story Detectives – Reading and Writing 8-10 yrs NEW
Claire Lloyd
What makes a good story? We’ll investigate by reading stories and practicing our writing. Along the way, we will expand our vocabularies and learn some complex grammar.
W 4:15 PM-5:00 PM Jan 13-Feb 10
$60/5 sessions 303262
W 4:15 PM-5:00 PM Feb 17-Mar 10
$48/4 sessions 303263

Budding Writers – Reading and Writing 11-12 yrs NEW
Claire Lloyd
Part book club, part writing workshop. Together we will read stories and poems; we will also learn the basics of strong writing. By the end, participants will create a story of their own.
W 5:15 PM-6:15 PM Jan 13-Feb 10
$70/5 sessions 303265
W 5:15 PM-6:15 PM Feb 17-Mar 10
$56/4 sessions 303266

Bricks 4 Kidz – Extreme Expedition 5-10 yrs
Bricks 4 Kidz Vancouver
Working with LEGO Technic our master builders will travel to different regions around the world as they build motorized models to challenge their creativity! All go home with a customized Minifigure.
Th 4:00 PM-5:00 PM Jan 14-Mar 4 $120/8 sessions 300143


 

Youth

Leadership

Leadership 101 for Preteens 10-14 yrs
Suzy Parker
This is a beginners leadership program to work on what it takes to become a leader and how to become involved in your community. Lessons will consist of teamwork, active listening, speaking assertively and more!
Tu 3:30 PM-5:00 PM Jan 12-Mar 16 $7/10 sessions 301561

Junior Youth Council 10-13 yrs
Suzy Parker
Calling all grades 5-7’s that are looking to make a difference. As part of the Jr. Youth Council the expectation for the year is to complete one community special event, support one nonprofit organization and to find a way to reward yourself for your hard work.
F 3:30 PM-4:30 PM Jan 15-Mar 12 $0/9 sessions 301614


 

Music Lessons 6+ yrs

Piano Lessons 6+ yrs
Anna Kihara
Learn piano from a qualified, experienced instructor. The 30 minute private lessons focus on basic understanding of playing the piano in a safe, fun and friendly environment. Lessons are catered according to the student age and ability. All ages and adult students welcome. No session Feb 15.
M 3:30 PM-4:00 PM Jan 11-Mar 29 $242/11 sessions 303272
M 4:10 PM-4:40 PM Jan 11-Mar 29 $242/11 sessions 303275
Anna Kihara
M 4:50 PM-5:20 PM Jan 11-Mar 29 $242/11 sessions 303276
M 5:30 PM-6:00 PM Jan 11-Mar 29 $242/11 sessions 303277

Piano Lessons 6+ yrs
Jana Ting
Learn piano from a qualified, experienced instructor. The 30 minute private lessons focus on basic understanding of playing the piano in a safe, fun and friendly environment. Lessons are catered according to the student age and ability. All ages and adult students welcome.
Tu 3:40 PM-4:10 PM Jan 12-Mar 30
$264/12 sessions 303280
Tu 4:20 PM-4:50 PM Jan 12-Mar 30
$264/12 sessions 303282
Tu 5:00 PM-5:30 PM Jan 12-Mar 30
$264/12 sessions 303283
Tu 5:40 PM-6:10 PM Jan 12-Mar 30
$264/12 sessions 303284
Tu 6:20 PM-6:50 PM Jan 12-Mar 30
$264/12 sessions 303285
Tu 7:00 PM-7:30 PM Jan 12-Mar 30
$264/12 sessions 303286

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. No session Feb 13.
Sa 9:30 AM-10:00 AM Jan 9-Mar 20 $270/10 sessions 296768
Sa 10:15 AM-10:45 AM Jan 9-Mar 20 $270/10 sessions 296770
Sa 11:00 AM-11:30 AM Jan 9-Mar 20 $270/10 sessions 296771
Sa 11:45 AM-12:15 PM Jan 9-Mar 20 $270/10 sessions 296772
Sa 12:30 PM-1:00 PM Jan 9-Mar 20 $270/10 sessions 296773


 

Martial Arts-All Ages

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. This class meets twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays. 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 Jan 12-Mar 9 $105/9 sessions 298739
Advanced 6-18 yrs
Tu 5:30 PM-6:45 PM Jan 12-Mar 9 $123/9 sessions 300334
Intermediate 6-18 yrs
Tu 5:30 PM-6:45 PM Jan 12-Mar 9 $114/9 sessions 298742


 

Adult

Fitness & Health

Noble Strength Fitness Bootcamp 16+ yrs
Audrey Mak
Tired of the same workouts? Need motivation? Each class will be ever-changing so the workouts will be fun, fresh and functional. Classes will include a variety of cardiovascular training, strength, resistance training, intervals and circuits that will work on all major muscle groups. All fitness levels are welcome! Participants will enter through the gym doors on the south side of the building. For more information go to noblestrengthfitness.com No session Feb 15.
M W 6:00 AM-6:45 AM Jan 6-Jan 27 $80/7 sessions 291353
M W 6:00 AM-6:45 AM Feb 1-Feb 24 $80/7 sessions 291354
M W 6:00 AM-6:45 AM Mar 1-Mar 31 $114.29/10 sessions 291355

Strength and Balance 55+ yrs
Rachel King
The Stretch & Core class will focus on increasing flexibility and calming the mind. All ages and physical capabilities are welcome. No cardio – all stretch poses for your entire body with a focus on core strengthening for lower back and abdominals.
M Th 12:00 PM-12:45 PM Jan 4-Jan 28 $48/8 sessions 290183
M Th 12:00 PM-12:45 PM Feb 1-Feb 25 $42/7 sessions 290184
M Th 12:00 PM-12:45 PM Mar 1-Mar 29 $54/9 sessions 290187

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 Jan 5-Feb 9 $51.43/6 sessions 290161
Tu 9:30 AM-10:30 AM Feb 16-Mar 30 $60/7 sessions 290164
Th 6:30 PM-7:30 PM Jan 7-Feb 11 $51.43/6 sessions 296669
Th 6:30 PM-7:30 PM Feb 18-Mar 25 $51.43/6 sessions 296671
Asal Nikoopour
Th 9:30 AM-10:30 AM Jan 7-Feb 4 $42.86/5 sessions 290156
Th 9:30 AM-10:30 AM Feb 11-Mar 4 $34.29/4 sessions 290159

Iyengar Yoga – Level I and II 19+ yrs
Grant Richards
Iyengar yoga classes have an emphasis on body/breath awareness, alignment, strength, stability, mobility, balance and relaxation.
Tu 5:30 PM-7:00 PM Jan 5-Mar 23 $148.57/12 sessions 292835

Personal Training 16+ yrs
Toni Durbin
Weight 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 Jan 7-Feb 11 $360/6 sessions 300322
Th 9:15 AM-10:15 AM Feb 18-Mar 25 $360/6 sessions 300325

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. We recommend that you register with a partner.
Th 10:30 AM-11:30 AM Jan 7-Feb 11 $257.14/6 sessions 300323
Th 10:30 AM-11:30 AM Feb 18-Mar 25 $257.14/6 sessions 300324


 

Seniors

Sports

Pickleball – Recreational 55+ yrs
No Instructor
Pickleball is a combination of Ping-Pong, tennis, and badminton and has been enjoyed for over 20 years by people of all ages. This mini-tennis game is played by 2 people on a badminton-sized court using wood paddle racquets and a plastic, poly baseball with holes. This is for the beginner or recreational player and not for those that are competitive or advanced. There are only 8 spots available and you are only allowed to play doubles if all 8 participants attend. We recommend that you register with a partner. Please bring your own racquet and ball. No session Feb 15
M 1:00 PM-3:00 PM Jan 4-Mar 22 $31.43/11 sessions 291359
Tu 1:00 PM-3:00 PM Jan 5-Mar 23 $34.29/12 sessions 291360
W 1:00 PM-3:00 PM Jan 6-Mar 24 $34.29/12 sessions 291361
Th 1:00 PM-2:30 PM Jan 7-Mar 25 $28.57/12 sessions 291362
F 1:00 PM-2:30 PM Jan 8-Mar 26 $28.57/12 sessions 291363

Pickleball Lessons Int: Drills & Strategies 55+ yrs
Richard Lee
Pickleball semi-private intermediate coaching for a maximum of 4 players. Players must be at least a level 3.0 to register. You will receive a fairly intense workout with focus on strategies and skills. The goal here is to have you playing confidently at your level quickly. Please bring your own racquet and ball.
M 11:30 AM-1:00 PM Jan 11-Feb 8 $119.05/5 sessions 291364
M 11:30 AM-1:00 PM Feb 22-Mar 22 $119.05/5 sessions 291365

Boccia 19+ yrs
Jade Werger
Boccia is the Paralympic version of Bocce and is a sport of control and accuracy that can be played by anyone. Originally designed for people with severe cerebral palsy, it is now enjoyed by players with a wide variety of disabilities. Played individually, in pairs or teams, each side is given six balls, either red or blue, with the objective to throw balls as close as possible to the white target ball to earn points. All ages are welcome.
Tu 12:45 PM-2:15 PM Jan 19-Mar 30 $17.14/9 sessions 300374

Fitness

Total Body Strengthening 55+ yrs
Rachel King
This class is geared towards adults who would like to develop or to maintain muscular bone and joint health. This one hour class is designed to improve cardio health, functional strength, balance and coordination, posture, range of motion and flexibility.
Th 10:45 AM-11:45 AM Jan 7-Feb 11 $36/6 sessions 297187
Th 10:45 AM-11:45 AM Feb 18-Mar 25 $36/6 sessions 297191

Osteofit 55+ yrs
Keno Kinoshita
Maintain your physical independence when you strengthen muscles for stability, improve balance and agility with Keno. Suitable for older adults and seniors.
W F 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Jan 6-Jan 29 $45.71/8 sessions 291356
W F 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Feb 3-Feb 26 $45.71/8 sessions 291357
W F 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Mar 3-Mar 31 $51.43/9 sessions 291358

Zumba Gold (Seniors & Older Adults) 55+ yrs
Asal Nikoopour
Perfect for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba classthat recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity.
F 11:00 AM-11:50 AM Jan 8-Feb 5 $38.1/5 sessions 290165
F 11:00 AM-11:50 AM Feb 12-Mar 5 $30.48/4 sessions 298358

Social

Seniors Monthly Luncheon 55+ yrs
Join us for a delicious lunch every second Tuesday of the month.
Chinese
Tu 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Feb 9 $7.14/1 sessions 294255
Greek
Tu 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Jan 12 $7.14/1 sessions 294254
Italian
Tu 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Mar 9 $7.14/1 sessions 294256

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. Online – September 3rd at 9am. By phone – September 8th at 9am at (604.257.8130). In person – September 8th at 9am. View all our Fall Programs online at Vancouver.ca What to expect when visiting the Centre.