Recreation Guide WINTER 2019 - West End Community Centre

 
Recreation Guide WINTER 2019 - West End Community Centre
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                                                                            Recreation Guide

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West End Community Centre | Barclay Manor | Coal Harbour Community Centre
 www.westendcc.ca 604-257-8333 | www.barclaymanor.ca 604-257-8333 | www.coalharbourcc.ca 604-718-8222

Jointly operated by the West End Community Centre Association and the Vancouver Board of Parks & Recreation
Recreation Guide WINTER 2019 - West End Community Centre
Call for Artists
     ART IN THE CITY 2019
 EXHIBIT YOUR FINE ART IN THE WEST END’S LARGEST ART MARKET

Vernissage: Friday May 3rd, 7-9pm Exhibit Continues: May 4th & May 5th Noon-5pm
            Location: West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
      To receive the information package for the Art in the City and to reserve your exhibition space
                              please email westendartinthecity@gmail.com

Family Day
Festivities
Celebrate Family Day! Join other families for gym playtime, fun lobby activities, and more!
Free Activities & Admission
Coal Harbour CC Event		                             West End CC Event
Mon Feb 18           10:00am-2:00pm                 Mon Feb 18           10:00am-2:00pm
197896                          Free                202037                          Free
480 Broughton Street		                              870 Denman Street
Recreation Guide WINTER 2019 - West End Community Centre
Welcome
WEST END COMMUNITY CENTRE                                                   |     BARCLAY MANOR                     |    COAL HARBOUR COMMUNITY CENTRE

Winter 2019 Recreation Guide
What’s inside:                                                                                               Registration Info:
West End Community Centre Programs
(look for the PINK page numbers)                                                                             Tues., December 11 Wed., December 12
n Special Events. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8           9:00am (on-line/in-person)              9:00am (phone-in)
n Early Years. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10         Details on page 5.
n Children. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
n Youth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
n Adult. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25
n Fitness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  42      Register Online:
n Older Adult (50+). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  47
n Ice Rink. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  50
                                                                                                             recreation.vancouver.ca
                                                                                                             Read about ActiveNet Updates and Tips on usage on page 82.
Barclay Manor Programs
(look for the ORANGE page numbers
                                                                                                             Making All Recreation Safe (M.A.R.S)
n Special Events. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  52
                                                                                                             We promote the values of the M.A.R.S. Code of Conduct
n Older Adult (50+). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  53
                                                                                                             · Treat all patrons with respect
Coal Harbour Community Centre Programs                                                                       · Do not tolerate abusive or disrespectful language
(look for the TEAL page numbers)                                                                             · Appreciate that programs and facilities are provided for
                                                                                                                the enjoyment of everyone
n Special Events. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  54
n Early Years. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  55         · Respect public property and the property of others
n Children. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  61        · Enjoy recreation in your City
n Adult. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  66
n Fitness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  74
n Gymnasium. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  79

General Information                                                                                          Your Recreation Staff:
(look for the BLUE page numbers)                                                                             West End CC:
West End Community Centre Association Information . . . . . . .  4                                           Supervisor of Recreation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jayne Loutit
Registration Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5                 Recreation Programmer: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Darko Kulic
Room Rentals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
                                                                                                             Recreation Programmer: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Randy Chan
Index. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  80
                                                                                                             Fitness Programmer:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Casey Lefler
Contact Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  81
                                                                                                             Ice Rink Programmer: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eddy Uechi
ActiveNet. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  82
                                                                                                             Community Youth Worker:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eric Yu
                                                                                                             Recreation Facility Clerk: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shelby Quon
Where to find us:                                                                                            Seniors & Group Fitness Coordinator: . . . . . . Jennifer Sine
                                                                                                             Maintenance Technician: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jason Wu
West End Community Centre                                                                                    Barclay Manor:
870 Denman Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 2L8
                                                                                                             Supervisor of Recreation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jayne Loutit
604-257-8333 | www.westendcc.ca
                                                                                                             Recreation Programmer: . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patrick McCarthy
                                                                                                             Seniors Coordinator: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jennifer Sine
Barclay Manor
1447 Barclay Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1J6                                                                   Coal Harbour CC:
604-257-8333 | www.barclaymanor.ca                                                                           Supervisor of Recreation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jayne Loutit
                                                                                                             Recreation Programmer: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Darilyn
Coal Harbour Community Centre                                                                                Recreation Programmer: . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patrick McCarthy
480 Broughton Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 3H4                                                                  Recreation Facility Clerk: . . . . . . . . . . . . Nelson McLachlan
604-718-8222 | www.coalharbourcc.ca

Register:                vancouver.ca/westendrec                                West End CC & Barclay Manor: 604-257-8333 | Coal Harbour CC: 604-718-8222                                  3
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WECCA
WEST END COMMUNITY CENTRE                     |   BARCLAY MANOR                  |    COAL HARBOUR COMMUNITY CENTRE

     The West End
     Community Centre
                                            Winter Welcome
     Association (WECCA)                    On behalf of the enitre staff team and the WECCA Board, we wish you and your fam-
                                            ily a safe and happy holiday season! We hope you enjoy our programs and special
     WECCA is driven by volunteers –        events. We look forward to seeing you in 2019.
     people like you. WECCA is involved
     in overseeing and evaluating pro-      WHY HAVE THE FEES FOR COURSES BEEN INCREASED?
     grams, services and events offered
                                             The course fees have remained the same for three years, but costs have increased.
     at Barclay Manor, the West End and
                                            Contracts with staff have had annual pay increases. The new electronic registration
     Coal Harbour Community Centres.
                                            system is mandatory for all Community Centres and a fee is charged for every trans-
     We are investing in new equipment
                                            action. Also, with the signing of the Joint Operating Agreement with the Park Board, all
     and facility upgrades in partnership
                                            Community Centres must contribute to a Park Board Fund which they will use to fund
     with the Vancouver Parks Board.
                                            their own City wide priorities. However, there is a program available for those with low
     WECCA is a registered charity so
                                            incomes to ensure access to Community Centre programs is available for all. Ask to
     for any donations over $10, tax
                                            talk to the Supervisor who will give you the details and protect your privacy.
     receipts will be issued. Donations
     can be made towards any of the
                                             WHY HAVE SOME EVENTS BEEN CANCELLED?
     scholarships and programs, or
     can be designated for a specific       As part of our ongoing review of our various programs and activities, a number of
     purpose.                               events were found to have very few participants. The number of participants was
                                            well below cost of the event. The fees needed to cover the cost would have had to be
     For more info contact the WECCA
                                            beyond what could be charged to the few who participated. We are always striving
     office at: 604-257-8344.
                                            to improve our program and events to meet the needs and interests of the West End
                                            and Coal Harbour communities. We welcome you suggestions and ideas to help us
     Get Involved!
                                            serve you.
     If you’re interested in becoming a
     WECCA Member, request a mem-           ARE YOU EVER GOING TO UPGRADE THE FITNESS CENTRE ?
     bership application from the front
                                            The Fitness Centre is actually run directly by the Park Board and not the West End
     desk at either West End CC or Coal
                                            Coal Harbour Community Centre but the Park Board has given us some very good
     Harbour CC. There’s an annual
                                            news indeed. The West End Fitness Centre will be completely renovated and all new
     membership fee of $5 which will be
                                            equipment will be installed in 2019. This is very good news indeed for our community.
     waived for anyone who is unable
     to pay. Memberships are approved
                                            Linda Johnston
     at the monthly board meetings by
                                            President
     WECCA Board of Directors.
                                            West End/Coal Harbour Community Association
     The     2017/2018      West   End
     Community Centre Association
     Board Members invite every pas-        WECCA Board of Directors:
     sionate, caring member of this         President:. . . . . . . . . . . . Linda Johnston
     community to take an active part       1st Vice President: . . . . Ross Haleliuk
     in our community centres. Get          2nd Vice President:. . . . Dora Liu
     involved in this vibrant organiza-     Treasurer: . . . . . . . . . . . David Scott
     tion by becoming a WECCA Board         Secretary:. . . . . . . . . . . . Stephanie Martin
     Member, Committee Member or
     volunteer. Keep our programs and       Directors:
     centres alive. Come join us!           Annelis Beretrand, Ian Haywood-Farmer, Chris Hyndman, Jacob Kojfman,
                                            Pamela Leaman, Sarah McLean, Houria Oufkir, Michael Schmidt, Richard Scott

                          West End Community Centre Association Mission Statement
                           To enhance the quality of life of the residents of the West End and Coal Harbour Communities
                                     by providing recreational, educational and social activities and services
                                  which are accessible and responsive to the changing needs of the Community.

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Registration Info
WEST END COMMUNITY CENTRE                                         |     BARCLAY MANOR            |   COAL HARBOUR COMMUNITY CENTRE

    Winter Registration:
    On-line/In-Person: Tuesday, December 11 at 9:00am
    Phone: Wednesday, December 12 at 9:00am
    1. Online                                                     2. By Phone                                   3. In Person
    Online Registration                                           West End/Barclay Manor:                       Registration in
    continues 24/7. You                                           604-257‑8333                                  person continues
    must set up a free                                            Coal Harbour:                                 during office hours.
    online account with                                           604-718-8222                                  You can pay by cash,
    the Park Board’s                                              Phone during office hours.                    credit card or debit card.
    secure server prior to registering. It                        Due to the volume of business you
    takes up to 24 hours for confirmation                         may experience some delays. Have
    so please be prepared before                                  credit card and course numbers ready.
    registration day. Visit recreation.
    vancouver.ca to register for courses.

Individual Room Access Cards                                     Protecting Your Privacy                         date or time. All programs are subject to
                                                                                                                 change or cancellation on short notice.
An access card for individuals who wish                          The West End Community Centre
                                                                                                                 Refunds will be pro-rated from the date
to drop-in and use an activity room, space                       Association (WECCA) is committed to pro-
                                                                                                                 requested and must be requested 24
permitting. Room use subject to terms                            tecting the privacy of personal information
                                                                                                                 hours prior to the next scheduled class
and conditions. Maximum 3 people per                             in our possession in accordance with the
                                                                                                                 to avert further charges. An administra-
room; all individuals must have their own                        Personal Information Act (PIPA). PIPA regu-
                                                                                                                 tion charge of $5 for one program or $10
Room Access Card.                                                lates the way we collect, use, keep, secure
                                                                                                                 for multiple programs applies per trans-
Adult                                                            and disclose personal information. The
                                                                                                                 action to all refunds on programs $20
6 Months. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $20.00       personal information collected during reg-
                                                                                                                 or over. Refunds for one-day or two-day
1 Year. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $30.00   istration, or any of our forms, will be used
                                                                                                                 programs and out trips must be request-
Senior/Youth                                                     for the purpose of administering our recre-
                                                                                                                 ed 48 hours in advance unless otherwise
6 Months. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10.00       ation programs and informing you of our
                                                                                                                 noted. Refunds for all day camps must be
1 Year. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $15.00   services and benefits. The information will
                                                                                                                 requested a minimum of 10 business days
                                                                 be stored in a secure location and will not
                                                                                                                 prior to the first day of camp every week.
  Pick up your
                                                                 be disclosed to third parties without your
                                                                 permission, except as required by law. For      Please Note: All cash payments will be

  Rec Guide here:
                                                                 further information call: 604-257-8344.         refunded in the form of a mailed cheque
                                                                                                                 within 3 weeks of the refund date or may be
                                                                 Refund Policy NEW!                              applied as a credit on account if requested.
                                                                 Full refunds will be issued for cancelled       All refund requests for programs originally
                                                                 programs or for anyone who is unable            paid by cheque will be subject to a 30 day
                                                                 to attend a program due to a change of          waiting period.

                                                                 1 W
                                                                    est End C.C.                                6 M
                                                                                                                    arketplace IGA
                                                                   870 Denman St.                                  909 Burrard St.
                                                                 2 C
                                                                    oal Harbour C.C.                            7 Q
                                                                                                                    munity
                                                                   480 Broughton St.                               1170 Bute St.
                                                                 3 B
                                                                    arclay Manor                                8 S
                                                                                                                    afeway on Robson
                                                                   1447 Barclay St.                                1790 Robson St.
                                                                 4 W
                                                                    hole Foods on Robson                        9 V
                                                                                                                    ancouver Aquatic Centre
                                                                   1675 Robson St.                                 1050 Beach Ave.
                                                                 5 G
                                                                    ordon Neighbourhood House                   10 Urban Fare
                                                                   1019 Broughton St.                               305 Bute St.

Register:             vancouver.ca/westendrec                         West End CC & Barclay Manor: 604-257-8333 | Coal Harbour CC: 604-718-8222           5
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Room Rentals
WEST END COMMUNITY CENTRE                     |   BARCLAY MANOR             |   COAL HARBOUR COMMUNITY CENTRE

                                                                                          Barclay Room
                                                                                          West End Community Centre

Gymnasium                                                                                 Bidwell Room
Coal Harbour Community Centre                                                             West End Community Centre

Piano Room                                  Activity Room                                 Multipurpose Room
Barclay Manor                               Coal Harbour Community Centre                 Coal Harbour Community Centre

West End Community Centre
In the Heart of the West End
In the middle of Vancouver’s most beautiful and vibrant communities, the Centre is
surrounded by shops, dining and entertainment on Denman Street as well as English
Bay, Stanley Park and Downtown. We can accommodate small meetings to large
family functions or special events. For rental inquires, please email westendccrentals@
vancouver.ca or call 604-257-8462.

Barclay Manor
Character and Comfort
Barclay Manor is a heritage house in the heart of the West End with intimate and com-
fortable meetings rooms. The Manor overlooks the serene Barclay Heritage Square
which offers a perfect location for meetings, wedding and other events requiring an
atmosphere of warmth and character. For rental inquiries, please call 604-718-8229.

Coal Harbour Community Centre
Rooms with a View
With spectacular views of the North Shore mountains and Coal Harbour marina, this
community centre is a premier meeting and event venue within Vancouver. Close to
the business district for corporate agendas and picture perfect for weddings, birthdays
and other important milestone events. For rental inquires, please call 604-718-8229.

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Room Rentals
WEST END COMMUNITY CENTRE                          |     BARCLAY MANOR              |   COAL HARBOUR COMMUNITY CENTRE

 Room Recommendations
 Event                  Large Event Rooms                                                      Small Event Rooms
 AGMs                   West End: Auditorium, Barclay, Bidwell, or Denman Room                 West End: Meeting Room I or II
                        Barclay Manor: Entire Manor or Basement Multipurpose Room              Barclay Manor: Fireplace or Board Room
                        Coal Harbour: Multi-Purpose or Activity Room                           Coal Harbour: Meeting or Arts & Crafts Room
 Weddings &             West End: Auditorium, Barclay, Bidwell, Denman, or English Bay         West End: Stanley Court or Meeting Room II
 Birthdays              Room                                                                   Barclay Manor:: Fireplace and/or Piano Room
                        Barclay Manor: Entire Manor or Basement Multipurpose Room              Coal Harbour: Meeting or Arts & Crafts Room
                        Coal Harbour: Multi-Purpose or Activity Room
 Rehearsals             West End: Auditorium                                                   West End: Denman or English Bay Room
                        Barclay Manor: Entire Manor or Basement Multipurpose Room              Barclay Manor: Board Room
                        Coal Harbour: Multi-Purpose or Activity Room                           Coal Harbour: Meeting or Arts & Crafts Room
 Potlucks &             West End: Barclay, Bidwell, or Denman Room                             West End: Stanley Court Room
 Private Gatherings     Barclay Manor: Entire Manor or Basement Multipurpose Room              Barclay Manor: Fireplace and/or Piano Room
                        Coal Harbour: Multi-Purpose or Activity Room                           Coal Harbour: Meeting or Arts & Crafts Room
 Sporting Events        Coal Harbour: Gymnasium

                                       ROOM RATE (/hr)
 ROOM               CAPACITY                   Weeknights &                                       HIGHLIGHTS
                                  Weekdays
                                                Weekends
 West End Community Centre
 Auditorium             150          $65               $65       High ceilings. Access to stage. Ideal for large meetings. 2900 ft2
 Barclay                60           $33               $35       Mid-sized room with natural light and floor-to-ceiling windows. 1094 ft2
 Bidwell                60           $35               $37       Natural light. Overlooks rink. Perfect for large meetings & birthdays. 1312 ft2
 Denman                 60           $45               $45       Spacious room with countertop & sink. Mirrored wall. 2200 ft2
 English Bay            50           $33               $35       Private room with mirror wall. Ideal for rehearsals & birthdays. 1083 ft2
 Meeting Room           15           $33               $35       Naturally lit room with access to patio. 305 ft2
 Stanley Court          20           $33               $35       Carpeted floors. Lounge style seats. Beautiful stained glass windows. 512ft2
 Barclay Manor
 Board Room             15           $22               $25       Second-story room overlooks tree-lined Barclay St. Large table. 257 ft2
 Multipurpose M         20           $22               $30       Large bay window. Sink & countertop. Tables & chairs. 238 ft2
 Fireplace              15           $22               $30       Large bay window. Cozy fireplace. Couch and chairs. 252 ft2
 Piano                  15           $22               $30       Natural light and views of heritage park. 217 ft2
 Multipurpose B         40           $32               $40       Ideal for meetings or small corporate functions. 576 ft2
 Kitchen                 8           $22               $25       Non-commercial kitchen. Access to sink and microwave. 235 ft2
 Entire Manor           80           N/A            $600         Outdoor garden patio. Ideal for picnics & weddings. 1775 ft2
 Coal Harbour Community Centre
 Multipurpose           100          $70               $90       Stunning Stanley Park & mountain views. Access to Kitchen. Patio. 2028 ft2
 Activity               40           $33               $45       Stunning views. High ceilings. Carpeted floors. Countertop & sink. 627 ft2
 Arts & Crafts          25           $33               $40       Stunning views. High ceilings Patio. Countertop & sink. 580 ft2
 Meeting                20           $25               $35       Large windows. High ceilings. Carpeted floors. Countertop & sink. 320 ft2
 Gymnasium                           $65               $75       Ideal for basketball, volleyball, badminton, & birthdays. 6565 ft2
 RENTAL HOURS | Weekday rentals: 9am – 5pm. Weeknight rentals: 5pm – 1am. Weekend rentals: 9am – 1am.
 Rates are subject to taxes. Damage deposit and music royalty fees may apply. Additional staffing charges apply for all after hour rentals.

Register:        vancouver.ca/westendrec               West End CC & Barclay Manor: 604-257-8333 | Coal Harbour CC: 604-718-8222              7
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Special Events
WEST END COMMUNITY CENTRE

     Welcome to the West End Community Centre!
     870 Denman Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 2L8 | 604-257-8333 | www.westendcc.ca

     Registration Info:
     Tues., December 11            Wed., December 12
     9:00am (on-line/in-person)    9:00am (phone-in)
     Details on page 5.

     WECCA
                         ng
     Annual General Meeti
       Get involved in your community!

          Tuesday, January 15
                          6:30-8:30pm                               Lunar New Year
          West End Community Centre
                                                                      Celebration
                                                                 Join us for this free community event with music,

         Craft Time
                                                                 performance, and good luck crafts.
                                                                 Sat Feb 9                      10am-12pm
                                                                 Auditorium               All ages welcome

           in the Lobby
                                                                 Family Day
     Join us in the Lobby to celebrate Valentine’s Day! Your
                                                                 Festivities
                                                                 Celebrate Family Day! Join other families for gym playtime,
                                                                 fun lobby activities, and more! Free Activities & Admission.
     child will go home with a beautiful and unique craft that
     they’ve made. Parent participation required.                Coal Harbour CC Event		       West End CC Event
     Wed Feb 13                   3:30-5:00pm                    Mon Feb 18 10:00am-2:00pm     Mon Feb 18 10:00am-2:00pm
     197478                               FREE                   197896                Free    202037                Free
     Lobby                                                       480 Broughton Street		        870 Denman Street

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Special Events
                                                                                        WES T END C OMMUNIT Y CEN TRE

     Christmas
     Carnival
                                                                            Easter
  (2-7 yrs)                                                       (2-7 yrs)
                                                                           Carnival
  Breaking news! Santa has been spotted at the Harbour!           Hippity, hoppity, spring has sprung! Join the Easter
  Journey with your children to meet Santa through a mag-         Bunny for an Easter egg hunt, arts & craft and play time,
  ical winter wonderland where holiday games and holiday          The excitement will also include a bouncy castle, face
  crafts await each stop along the way. Parent participation      painting, balloon making, a photo booth and animal dis-
  is required. Pre-registration is recommended.                   play! Parent participation is required. Pre-registration is
  Sat Dec 9                                  10:00am-12:00pm      recommended.
  126670           $5.50/child, $7.50/child on the day-of-event   Sat Apr 13                                 10:00am-12:00pm
  Gymnasium at Coal Harbour Community Centre                      199791           $5.50/child, $7.50/child on the day-of-event
                                                                  Gymnasium at Coal Harbour Community Centre

             r e e      a kfa s t w/ S a n t a
  Community T      B re
    Decorating
                                                                  Join us for a special breakfast, crafts, entertainment and
                                                                  best of all a visit from Santa himself. This event is an annu-
                                                                  al sell out so PLEASE purchase your tickets for adults and
                                                                  children in advance to ensure a seat. Pre-registration is
  Join us in the lobby to decorate our holiday tree! Make         required. Children under the age of 2yrs are free unless
  an ornament to put on the tree and take one home with           eating food. If child under 2 is not eating they are allowed
  you. We will also have hot chocolate, goodies and play a        to be at event with parent (sitting in lap). Please do not
  holiday movie. Please bring a donation to the Vancouver         register child under 2 if not eating or taking a paid seat.
  food bank.                                                      $5.50/per person
  Wed Dec 5                    3:30-5:00pm                        Sat Dec 8                  10:00am-12:00pm
  180881                               FREE                       180832                          $5.50/Person
  Lobby at West End Community Centre                              Auditorium at West End Community Centre

Register:      vancouver.ca/westendrec            604-257-8333                                                                    9
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Early Years
WEST END COMMUNITY CENTRE

 Birthday Packages
                                                                       Playtime
                                                                Your child will love running, tumbling and riding on bikes
                                                                and cars! Parent participation is required. Parents are
  Playtime Party                                                requested to assist with set-up and take down of play
  Have fun with the playtime toys (Ride’em cars, slide, etc).   equipment. A child that can crawl must pay the drop-
  Includes 1/2 hr for set up, 2hr for the party, 1/2 hr for     in fee. Drop-in program; no registration necessary. No
  clean up and a room attendant. No refunds 2 weeks prior       Playtime Feb 9, 18, Mar 18-30.
  to party date.                                                Jan 2-Mar 16
  Sat Jan 5-Mar 16       11:00am-2:00pm       $95/Package       M/Th/Fri    Playtime 9:30-11:30am
  Sun Jan 6-Mar 10       11:00am-2:00pm       $95/Package       Tue         Playtime 9:15-11:15am
                                                                Wed         Bouncy Castle 3:00-5:00pm
  Bouncy Castle Party                                           Sat         Playtime 9:30-11:00am
                                                                Drop In Fee: $2.75
  Have fun with the Bouncy Castle and playtime toys.
  Includes 1/2 hr for set up, 2hr for the party, 1/2 hr for
  clean up time and a room attendant. No refunds two
                                                                Childminding
  weeks prior to birthday party date.                           During our playtime program, we have opened up this ser-
  Sat Jan 5-Mar 16       11:00am-2:00pm      $165/Package       vice to parents using the library, fitness centre or WECC pro-
  Sun Jan 6-Mar 10       11:00am-2:00pm      $165/Package       grams. The parent/guardians must remain in the building
                                                                at all times and be available to childminding staff if neces-
  No Class Feb 9, Mar 17, 23, 24, 30, 31
                                                                sary (diaper changes, etc). It is on a first-come-first-served
                                                                basis with a limit of 6 children (no more than 2 infants) at
                                                                one time. Send snacks or lunch depending on time.

  Family Time
                                                                Fri Jan 4-Mar 15       9:30-11:30am
                                                                $3.50/hr for the first child
                                                                $2.00/hr sibling
                                                                Auditorium

                                                                Baby and Toddler
                                                                (New Born-2 yrs)
                                                                We have toys, balls, and more. Each day ends with circle
                                                                time songs. Parents are required to help set up and clean
                                                                up the equipment each day.
                                                                Tue Jan 8-Mar 12     12:00-2:00pm (Stanley Court Room)
                                                                Thu Jan 3-Mar 14     12:00-2:00pm (Auditorium)
                                                                Drop In Fee: $2.75

  New Born-5 yrs                                                Precious Time with Baby NEW!
  Come join us for some afternoon family time in the Arts &     New Born-1.5 yr
  Craft room. We have blocks, trucks, cars, and many other      This program will be for little ones who are not quite ready
  toys. Meet and network with other parents. Please note        for the Playtime program. There’ll be age appropriate toys
  that parents are required to help set up and clean up the     and we’ll end each class with singing songs!
  equipment each day.                                           Same time as Playtime!
  Thu Jan 3-Mar 14             2:30-4:30pm                      Tue Jan 8-Mar 12               9:15-11:15am
  Auditorium              Drop In Fee: $2.75                    Stanley Court Room       Drop In Fee: $2.75

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                                                                                 Creative Arts
            Mini Kidz Zone

                                                                                 Crafts for Kids
  AT KING GEORGE SECONDARY SCHOOL GYM                                            (New born-5yrs)
                                                                                 Join Jordan in an hour of crafts and fun
  Check it out! There’s something for everyone! 18 foot wave slide,              for everyone. Learn and participate in
  bouncy castle, HUGE obstacle course and pedal cars!                            new themed crafts each week. This class
  Parent supervision and socks required. Please purchase your wristband at the   is a great way for kids to get to know and
  front desk of the West End Community Centre.                                   interact with others while having fun
                                                                                 and making cool and interesting crafts.
  Spring Operating Hours:
                                                                                 Parents and family members are wel-
  March 18-March 30
                                                                                 comed and encouraged to stay and join
  Weekdays                  10:00am-5:00pm
                                                                                 in on the fun!
  Saturdays & Sundays       10:00am-4:30pm
                                                                                 Drop in $10
  Toddlers (6 mths-2 yrs)        $3.25/child
                                                                                 Instructor: Jordan Moorhead
  Preschoolers (3-5 yrs)         $3.75/child
                                                                                 Sat Jan 12-Feb 9         11:00am-12:00pm
  Child (6-12 yrs)               $4.25/child
                                                                                 196744                           $44/5 sess
  Day Camps (Pre-booking required)
                                                                                 Sat Feb 16-Mar 16        11:00am-12:00pm
  Call 604-257-8336              $2.50/child
                                                                                 196746                           $44/5 sess
  Leaders: Free, groups of 10+
                                                                                 Bidwell Room
  Socks (new)                         $1.25

                                                                                 Tiny Tots Pinch Pots
                                                                                 Join Jesselin to expand your knowledge of
                                                                                 working with clay through hand-building
                                                                                 techniques. Designed for the 2 to 3 year
                                                                                 old set class is a fun time out for mothers/
                                                                                 caregivers and their young children. Each
                                                                                 class offers both a simple project and lots
                                                                                 of free play time to support adventurous
                                                                                 little ones to explore the texture of clay.
                                                                                 No experience needed!
                                                                                 Instructor: Jesselin T’Kenye
                                                                                 Sat Jan 12-Mar 16             10:00-11:00am
                                                                                 196729                          $120/10 sess
                                                                                 Meeting Room 1

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Dance                                         Preschool Hip Hop                              Zumbini®
                                              Get your groove on!! Calling all b-boys        (New born to 4yrs) NEW!
                                              and girls! Here is the place to shine...join   Sing, dance and play as you bond with
My First Dance Class                          us as we move and groove, exploring the        your child! Created by Zumba® and
An introduction to creative dance.            locking stops, and the suspended drops         BabyFirst for kids ages 0-4, the Zumbini
Aspiring little dancers will use songs,       that make the hip hop style so popular         program combines music, dance and
movement explorations, and games to           and fly. Working as a group and in small       playing instruments of can’t-stop, won’t-
explore coordination, rhythm, spatial         groups, we will create and shape a dance       stop bonding, learning and fun! Includes
awareness, and cooperation. Parents are       that is performed in a “cypher” in classic     a Zumbini bundle of a plush toy, original
required to participate with their little     b-boy/b-girl supportive circle of peers,       songbook and music to continue the fun
ones. Drop in $7.50, space permitting.        where each person gets to dance their          at home. Come and join the Zumbini
Instructor: Endorphin Rush Dance              unique style and be cheered on with gus-       family! Caregiver participation required.
Sun Jan 13-Mar 17            10:15-10:45am    to! Drop in $8.50, space permitting.           Material Fee is non-refundable
196758                          $62/10 sess   Instructor: Endorphin Rush Dance               Instructor: Maira Daiha
Denman Room                                   Tue Jan 8-Mar 12          11:45am-12:30pm      Thu Jan 24-Feb 28          10:00-10:45am
                                              196507                          $79/10 sess    197829                        $100/6 sess
                                              English Bay Room                               Stanley Court Room

                                                 Little Sprout Preschool
                                                 At Little Sprout Preschool, we offer a wonderful and fun “Learning Through Play”
                                                 program for 3-5 year olds. We provide many opportunities for your child to learn
                                                 social skills through playing with other children and by developing an awareness
                                                 of the community around them. Our enriched preschool program fosters growth

  Twos’ Time
                                                 in all areas of development. The preschool room is set up daily with creative art
                                                 activities, puzzles, building toys, water/playdough table, house corner, block cor-
                                                 ner, discovery table and much more. Our program is based on structured and
                                                 non-structured activity, which allows your child to make individual choices and
   Join us for unstructured fun and
                                                 experience group activities. As your child’s first school experience is an important
   organized play in a classroom set-
                                                 one, we strive to make “learning” fun! We also have a fun yoga class at our school!
   ting with ECE trained staff. Parents
   can enroll their child in one or mul-         For more information please call the Preschool at 604-257-8346.
   tiple days. Advance registration
                                                 Registration Fee 2018/2019 (Non-refundable)                     $40/child
   into the Little Sprout Preschool is
   given to families enrolled in this            5 x week           Mon-Fri            9:15-11:45am              $372/month
   program. Post dated cheques or                4 x week           Mon-Thu            1:00-3:30pm               $299/month
   credit card must be submitted
                                                 Fees are for 2018-2019. Preschool fees are subject to change.
   at time of registration. For more
   information about program or reg-
                                                 Little Sprout Preschool is a licensed preschool. Our instructors are highly qual-
   istration, please call Christina at
                                                 ified Early Childhood Educators bringing many years of experience to our pre-
   604-257-8464. This program does
                                                 school program. Our Preschool Senior Supervisor, Donna, has had the great
   not run on seasonal/statutory hol-
                                                 pleasure of working with children and families at the preschool for the past 25
   idays and school professional days.
                                                 years. Our preschool assistant supervisor, Terry, is enjoying her fourth year of
   Registration for 2018-2019 is for
                                                 teaching at Little Sprout Preschool. Please feel free to contact our preschool and
   children born in 2016 only.
                                                 we will be happy to introduce ourselves and show you our wonderful classroom.
   Mon-Fri                 9:30-11:30am

                                                                 learning through play
   $35 non-refundable reg. fee
   Mondays                    $85/month
   Tuesday                    $89/month

                                                                  makes learning fun!
   Wednesday                  $89/month
   Thursday                   $89/month
   Friday                     $85/month

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Ballet Through Creative
Movement (3-6yrs)
An introduction to the foundations of
                                                   Let’s go to the Library!
ballet through creative dance. Aspiring            JOE FORTES LIBRARY
little dancers will explore coordination,
rhythm, spatial awareness, and cooper-             Family Storytime
ation. Classes will include songs, move-           Stories, songs, fingerplays, and
                                                                                                 Board Game Fridays NEW!
ment explorations, basic ballet steps,             rhymes for children (18 months - 5            Drop-in to play with the library’s col-
games, and a variety of fun music. Little          years) and their parents and caregiv-         lection of board games and make new
ones must be able to stay engaged for              ers. Each child must be accompanied           friends. For Grades K-7, siblings, par-
the full class unaccompanied by a par-             by an adult. No registration fee. Drop        ents and caregivers.
ent. Wear something comfortable and                in only.For more information call Joe         Instructor: Joe Fortes Library
get ready to dance! Drop In: $8.50, space          Fortes Library at 604-665-3972. This          Fri Jan 11-Mar 29              3:30-5:00pm
permitting.                                        class is held at Joe Fortes Library.          198578                                 FREE
Instructor: Kirby Rae Snell                        Instructor: Joe Fortes Library                Joe Fortes Library
Tue Jan 8-Mar 12               11:00-11:45am       Tue Jan 8-Mar 12            11:15-11:45am
196506                            $79/10 sess      198571                                FREE    LEGO Block Party NEW!
English Bay Room                                   Sat Jan 12-Mar 16           11:15-11:45am
Sun Jan 13-Mar 17              10:45-11:30am                                                     Bring the whole family to the library
                                                   198573                                FREE
196759                            $79/10 sess                                                    and build a fort! Share stories togeth-
                                                   Joe Fortes Library
Sun Jan 13-Mar 17           11:30am-12:15pm                                                      er by flashlight, we’ve got great reads
196760                            $79/10 sess                                                    and supplies. All ages welcome. Free
Denman Room
                                                   Baby time                                     and drop-in.
                                                   Rhymes, songs, bounces and stories            Instructor: Joe Fortes Library
                                                   for babies (newborns - 18 months)             Wed Jan 2-Mar 6                3:30-4:30pm
Education                                          and their parents and caregivers.
                                                   Each child must be accompanied by
                                                                                                 198577
                                                                                                 Joe Fortes Library
                                                                                                                                        FREE

                                                   an adult. No registration fee. Drop in
Animal Kingdom Movements                           only. For more information call Joe
Get your little monkeys moving cre-                Fortes Library at 604-665-3972.
atively! They’ll have a blast jumping like         Instructor: Joe Fortes Library
frogs, lumbering like gorillas, skittering         Thu Jan 10-Mar 14              2:00-2:30pm
like crabs, or swimming and playing like           198569                                 FREE
whales, dolphins and seals. A super fun,           English Bay Room
creative and different way to get your lit-
tle humans moving!
Instructor: Sheri Kauhausen                     Baby Sign Language                               Hola! Spanish for
Wed Jan 23-Feb 20           12:00-12:45pm
196615                          $64/5 sess      Babies understand and can communi-               Preschoolers (3-5yrs) NEW!
Wed Feb 27-Mar 27           12:00-12:45pm       cate long before they are able to speak.         Join our Spanish Immersion class for a
196616                          $64/5 sess      Research shows that babies who learn             morning surrounded by Spanish Language
Stanley Court Room                              Sign Language learn quicker and talk ear-        and warm Latin culture. The place where
                                                lier. Using songs and games learn how            your preschooler will taste the language
                                                to teach your baby basic American Sign           and play , sing, dance and explore how
Early Literacy and Art                          Language (ASL) so they can better con-           useful and fun it could be. Words in
(3-5yrs) NEW!                                   vey their wants and needs and relieve            Motion is a Spanish Immersion program
                                                unnecessary frustration. The instructor          that enables children no learn Spanish in
Step into the world of story! In this series
                                                will teach you the signs and songs so you        an easy and fun way! All programs follow
your child will learn about the magic of
                                                can practice at home. Babies can sleep           a highly interactive and dynamic method-
storytelling through dramatic play, pup-
                                                during class or you can bring some toys.         ology based on play, exploration, singing
petry and art. This small group setting
                                                Newborn-24 months.                               and dancing, all taught by highly qualified,
offers lots of opportunities for self-ex-
                                                Instructor: Sheri Kauhausen                      native Spanish Speakers. For info, visit
pression, conversation and collaboration.
                                                Mon Feb 25-Mar 25           10:45-11:30am        wordsinmotionbc.com
All art supplies provides.
                                                196275                          $66/5 sess       Instructor: Carla Vallin
Instructor: Cathy Belgrave
                                                Meeting Room 2                                   Thu Jan 17-Mar 14             1:30-2:30pm
Wed Jan 16-Mar 13             1:00-2:15pm
197781                         $108/9 sess                                                       197784                         $108/9 sess
Denman Room                                                                                      Stanley Court Room

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Physical Recreation                            Sports                                         Sportball (4-6yrs)
                                                                                              FREE CLASS Jan 7. Sportball Multi-Sport
                                                                                              skills development programs introduce
Parent and Tot Gymnastics                                                                     preschool and primary school children
(16-36 months)                                                                                to the concepts and skills involved in the
This class combines 15 minutes of free                                                        eight core sports of the Sportball method-
time for parents and children to explore                                                      ology. Classes are conducted once a week
the gym and half an hour of group gym-                                                        in one-hour sessions, using developmen-
nastics activities. Activities will include                                                   tally appropriate methods to introduce,
circle time, stretching and gymnastics cir-                                                   practice and refine gross motor skills. The
cuits on the floor, balance beams, bars,                                                      programs reinforce the benefits of team-
vault & trampoline. Parent participation                                                      work and skills development rather than
is required. Please note: no unregistered                                                     the importance of winning, enabling chil-
children permitted on the equipment.                                                          dren to gain the confidence and develop
$10 Drop-in available only if class is not                                                    the social skills necessary to succeed in
fully registered and with permission of                                                       sport and life. Sorry, no drop-ins. No
instructor.                                                                                   Class Feb 18.
Instructor: Squamish Gymnastics                                                               Instructor: Sportball Vancouver
Tue Jan 15-Mar 12              5:30-6:15pm                                                    Mon Jan 7                       3:30-4:30pm
196369                           $87/9 sess                                                   196214                                  FREE
                                                                                              Mon Jan 14-Mar 11               3:30-4:30pm
Auditorium                                     Sportball Parent and Child
                                                                                              196215                           $133/8 sess
                                               T-Ball (2-3yrs)                                Auditorium
Preschool Transition                           T-BallParticipants are introduced to
Gymnastics (36-48 months)                      fundamental concepts of baseball and           GrassRoots Soccer
This class is an introduction to gymnas-       are provided the basic skills required to
                                               play ball with confidence in fun, exciting,    GrassRoots Soccer will help boys and
tics and a fun way to improve strength,                                                       girls of all abilities to grow, develop skills
flexibility, balance, coordination and lis-    skills-focused games. With the guidance
                                               and support of their Sportball Coach, par-     and reach their potential. Using the
tening skills. Gymnasts will learn basic                                                      four corner model: Physical, Technical,
skills on the floor, balance beams, bars,      ents and children zero in on T-Ball skills
                                               like throwing, catching, batting form, run-    Psychological and Social elements, this
vault, and trampoline. Parent participa-                                                      program will help children develop
tion is required. $10 Drop in available        ning bases and fielding.
                                               Instructor: Sportball Vancouver                more than just their soccer skills. We
only if class is not fully registered and                                                     will help them to gain confidence, build
with permission of instructor.                 Sun Jan 20-Feb 24             10:30-11:15am
                                               197848                            $89/6 sess   self-esteem, learn to work in teams and
Instructor: Squamish Gymnastics                                                               improve their decision making. Drop in:
Tue Jan 15-Mar 12             1:45-2:30pm      King George Field/Gym
                                                                                              $11.50 (space permitting) Equipment:
196361                           $87/9 sess                                                   NO CLEATS on field. Running shoes only
Auditorium                                     Sportball T-Ball (4-6yrs)                      permitted. Parent Participation Required.
                                               Big League Fun! Sportball Baseball or          Visit: http://www.facebook.com/Coach.
Preschool Gymnastics                           Sportball T-Ball introduces fundamental        Glyn for updates. No Class Oct 6, Nov 10
                                               concepts of gameplay and teaches the           and Feb 9.
(4-5yrs)                                       basic skills required to play ball with con-   Instructor: Glyn Roberts
This class is an introduction to gymnastics    fidence in a supportive, non-competitive       1.5-2yrs
and a fun way to improve strength, flexi-      environment. Coaches zero in on skills         Sat Sep 15-Mar 2                9:15-10:00am
bility, balance, coordination and listening    like throwing, catching, batting form, run-    180472                           $219/19 sess
skills. Gymnasts will learn basic skills on    ning bases and fielding in fun, exciting,      3-4yrs
the floor, balance beams, bars, vault, and     skill-focused play.                            Sat Sep 15-Mar 2              10:00-10:45am
trampoline. Some parent participation          Instructor: Sportball Vancouver                180473                           $219/19 sess
may be required. $13 Drop in available         Sun Jan 20-Feb 24          11:15am-12:15pm     Sat Sep 15-Mar 2                12:45-1:30pm
only if class is not fully registered and      197849                            $89/6 sess   180476                           $219/19 sess
with permission of instructor.                 King George Field/Gym                          King George Field/GYM
Instructor: Squamish Gymnastics
Tue Jan 15-Mar 12               2:30-3:30pm
196362                           $116/9 sess
Auditorium

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                                                                                            WES T END C OMMUNIT Y CEN TRE

  Orff Music Classes!
  We are thrilled to have Orff classes at West End Community Centre. Carl Orff is a famous educator and composer. His meth-
  ods are taught worldwide and are always evolving and changing. Tonia Allen joins us from the Vancouver Academy of Music
  where she has been the Orff Department Head for many years. Orff stresses musical basics like pitch and rhythms using a
  multifaceted approach of percussion instruments, including singing and movement. Composition and improvisation are also
  key elements. The Orff methods are a lot of fun and are great for all ages!

  Orff Music for Baby                         Orff Music for Toddlers                     Orff Music for Preschoolers
  (12-18 months) NEW!                         (18-24 months) NEW!                         (3-5yrs) NEW!
  This is baby’s first music class! Enjoy     With a focus on fun and learning new        These classes offer preschoolers excel-
  an opportunity for you and your baby        musical skills as well as language devel-   lent musical training focusing on the
  to sing, play instruments and dance         opment this class is perfect for those      basics of pitch, rhythm and beat. In a
  to the tunes. Lots of knee bouncing,        exploring toddlers. We have lots of         fun filled atmosphere, your child will
  hand-clapping fun. With guitar and          instruments, drums, and props to keep       play a variety of instruments. This is a
  many puppets and dancing scarves            your toddler dancing and singing. Come      great opportunity to learn music inde-
  Tonia will keep the little ones singing     join Tonia with her guitar, puppets and     pendently from parents and with other
  and dancing. At the end of the term         dancing scarves for a rollicking good       children. Children must be able to stay
  parents are given a handout of songs        time. A handout of songs is given out at    on their own without parents. Each
  to take home. Come join the fun! Drop       the last class. Come join the fun! Drop     week children will do worksheets which
  in $13.00                                   in $13.00                                   reinforce concepts learned in class.
  Instructor: Tonia Allen                     Instructor: Tonia Allen                     Drop in $15.00
  Fri Jan 18-Mar 15         9:30-10:00am      Fri Jan 18-Mar 15          10:50-11:20am    Instructor: Tonia Allen
  197833                      $104/9 sess     197835                        $104/9 sess   Fri Jan 18-Mar 15         1:30-2:15pm
  Denman Room                                 Denman Room                                 197838                     $130/9 sess
                                                                                          Denman Room
  Orff Music for Siblings                     Orff Music for Toddlers
  (6 months-4 yrs) NEW!                       (2-3yrs) NEW!
  This class is for two children of the       As your child grows into preschool age,
  same family to learn music together.        they are ready for new musical chal-
  The little ones can laugh and bounce to     lenges. In this level children begin to
  the beat while the older ones will lead     actively participate in singing and play-
  with actions and singing. This is the       ing the instruments. We will focus on
  perfect class to share musical family       fun and learning musical concepts such
  fun together. Tonia has an unlimited        as keeping the beat, following the lead-
  amount of knee bouncing, hand clap-         er as well as various movement songs
  ping songs as well as movement songs        and learning how to name and play
  and instruments to play! Price reflects     a variety of percussion instruments.
  registration for two siblings. For online   Tonia has been teaching the Orff meth-
  registration, please register one child     od for many years and works with all
  per family. Come join the fun! Drop in      ages. She has lots of songs to keep your
  $15.00                                      toddler movin’ and groovin’. A handout
  Instructor: Tonia Allen                     of songs is given out at the last class.
  Fri Jan 18-Mar 15         10:10-10:40am     Come join the fun! Drop in $13.00
  197834                       $117/9 sess    Instructor: Tonia Allen
  Denman Room                                 Fri Jan 18-Mar 15       11:30am-12:00pm
                                              197837                        $104/9 sess
                                              Denman Room

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Creative Arts                                  Create a vision board with                    Theatre for Kids
                                               your child (7-18yrs)                          Introduce your child to the magic of live
                                               During this fun and creative afternoon,       theatre. Your child will learn the basics
                                               parents and children will create vision       of acting, character development, object
                                               boards and set their intentions for the       manipulation and cooperation on stage.
                                               new year. We’ll use colourful images,         Children will produce a live play with ele-
                                               photos, paints, stencils, and words to        ments of puppetry and mask work by the
                                               create our dream boards. Vision boards        end of the program. These classes will
                                               are powerful tools to help us understand      unleash your child’s creativity to a new
                                               who we are, what our strengths are, and       height. The course includes homework
                                               what we want to create in our lives. All      exercises. Materials and instructions are
                                               materials are included and no experience      provided by Vancouver Puppet Theatre.
                                               is necessary. This is a great opportunity     Instructor: Viktor Barkar
                                               for parents and children to spend time        Wed Jan 9-Jan 30              4:30-5:30pm
                                               together creating and having fun.             196677                          $57/4 sess
                                               Instructor: Maryse Cardin                     Wed Feb 6-Feb 27              4:30-5:30pm
                                               Sat Jan 19                     1:00-3:30pm    196681                          $57/4 sess
                                               197854                    $105/Parent+Child   Bidwell Room
                                               Barclay Room
                                                                                             Watercolour for Kids
                                               Kids Clay (5-8yrs)                            (7-13yrs)
Cartoon & Comics                               It’s messy but fun in this “hands-on”         Explore the world of watercolor painting.
Love cartoons? Can’t get enough of them?       introduction to clay. You will learn the      This program is for children who want to
Here is your chance to explore the fun         basic techniques of slab making, coiling,     learn how to use water, paper, color and
and challenging world of cartoon and           sculpture, creating pinch pots and much       brushes to create an endless variety of
comics. Cartoonist Edouard will guide          more. Make great projects such as flow-       tones in their paintings. Mohammad has
you on this exciting journey where your        er pots, pet bowls, lanterns, pottery pets,   over 30 years’ experience in drawing and
imagination is the only limit. You will        window chimes, beads, fridge magnets          painting at his own Atashzad Academy of
learn to draw your favorite characters         etc. Clay and tools are included. Drop in:    Art. Visit www.atashzad.com. Supplies
and also create your own. Learn about          $15, space permitting. Estelle subbing for    are not included. Supply list available
what makes a story engaging and how to         Roxanne                                       upom registration. Drop in; $15, space
make people laugh! After this class, you       Instructor: Estelle Liebenberg                permitting. No Class Feb 18.
will barley recognize your old style.          Thu Jan 10-Feb 28              3:30-4:45pm    Instructor: Mohammad Atashzad
Instructor: Edouard Beaudry                    196717                          $108/8 sess   Mon Jan 7-Mar 11             3:45-4:45pm
Tue Jan 8                     3:30-5:00pm      Pottery Studio                                196055                         $89/9 sess
196595                                FREE                                                   Bidwell Room
Tue Jan 15-Mar 12             3:30-5:00pm
196596                          $92/9 sess
                                               Kids Clay (9-15yrs)
                                               It’s messy but fun in this “hands-on”
                                                                                             Have your birthday
Meeting Room 1
                                               introduction to clay. You will learn the

                                                                                             party at West End CC!
                                               basic techniques of slab making, coiling,
Crafts for Kids (5-8yrs)                       sculpture, creating pinch pots and much
This one hour class is great for kids who      more. Make great projects such as flow-
                                                                                                                       cy Castle
                                                                                              Playtime Party or Boun
are interested in learning new ways to         er pots, pet bowls, lanterns, pottery pets,
craft while exploring different and new        window chimes, beads, fridge magnets                                     s!
materials. This summer themed craft            etc. Clay and tools are included. Drop in:     Party, the choice is your
                                                                                                                       rmation.
class is fun for all ages and lets kids lead   $15, space permitting. Estelle subbing for     See page 10 for more info
in whatever theyre interested in!              Roxanne
Instructor: Jordan Moorhead                    Instructor: Estelle Liebenberg
Sat Jan 12-Feb 9              12:00-1:00pm     Thu Jan 10-Feb 28              5:00-6:15pm
196745                           $44/5 sess    196718                          $108/8 sess
Sat Feb 16-Mar 16             12:00-1:00pm     Pottery Studio
196747                           $44/5 sess
Bidwell Room

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                                                                                        WES T END C OMMUNIT Y CEN TRE

Dance
                                               Kids Care                                 Day Camps
                                               West End Kids Care                        An action-packed day of exciting
                                                                                         activities, crafts, games and most
                                               (5-12yrs)                                 importantly, FUN!
                                               Our licensed before & after school        Fri Jan 25                   197453
                                               program       boasts     experienced      Fri Feb 15                   197474
                                               school age and ECE trained staff          Camp:
                                               who are committed to creating a           9:00am-3:00pm               $35/day
                                               stimulating, interactive and cooper-      Before Care:
                                               ative environment to complement           7:30-9:00am                  $6/day
                                               your child’s school day. The pro-         After Care:
Move Like Michael (6-8yrs)                     gram incorporates field trips and         3:00-5:00pm                 $10/day
                                               Community Centre extras (pre-teen         3:00-6:00pm                 $15/day
Dance like the King of Pop! In this thrill-
                                               groups, library, auditorium and
er of a class, we’ll be learning steps from
                                               outdoor use) wherever possible.
Michael Jackson’s most iconic music vid-
                                               Registration is ongoing depending         Spring Break Day Camp
eos, as well as his signature moves like
                                               on availability. Pick up from Lord        We have created a camp program
the moonwalk. No sequined glove neces-
                                               Roberts and Lord Roberts Annex.           you won’t want to miss! This week
sary. All levels of experience are welcome.
                                               Fees include pro-d days; winter           will include cooperative games,
Drop-in $10.00, space permitting.
                                               and spring break closures are an          sports and skills activities and an
Instructor: Yasmine Shemesh
                                               additional cost. Registration is          out-trip. Parents must complete a
Sun Jan 13-Mar 17            10:15-11:00am
                                               ongoing. Waitlist applications will       medical form for each child prior
197839                           $67/10 sess
                                               be available only to those currently      to camp. Activities are subject to
English Bay Room
                                               enrolled in school, or January of the     change without notice.
                                               year your child will start kindergar-     WEEK #1: Mar 18-Mar 22
Hip Hop (6-8yrs)                               ten (ie. if your child starts kinder-     Camp:
Lace up your sneakers and dance! Learn         garten Sep 2018, you can get an           Mon-Fri             9:00am-3:00pm
the fundamentals of hip hop, including         application Jan 2018). To get on our      197507                   $120/5 days
street dance and grooving, while connect-      waitlist, please ask the front office     Before Care:
ing to the beat of the music. We’ll cover      for a waitlist application, or contact    7:30-9:00am               $27/5 days
both the latest and classic styles, through    the Child Care Coordinator at 604-        197506
choreography and games. All levels of          257-8464 or email christina.tucker@       After Care:
experience are welcome. Drop-in $10.00,        vancouver.ca                              3:00-5:00pm         $32/5 days/2hrs
space permitting.                              2018-2019 prices are subject to           3:00-6:00pm         $47/5 days/3hrs
Instructor: Yasmine Shemesh                    change.                                   197508
Sun Jan 13-Mar 17        11:00am-12:00pm       Registration fee: $35 (non-               WEEK #2: Mar 25-Mar 29
197841                          $87/10 sess    refundable).                              Camp:
English Bay Room                               BEFORE SCHOOL CARE                        Mon-Fri             9:00am-3:00pm
                                               7:30am-9:00am                             197516                   $120/5 days
                                               K $179/monthGr 1 & up $149/month          Before Care:
Advanced Hip Hop (9-12yrs)                     AFTER SCHOOL CARE                         7:30-9:00am               $27/5 days
In this class, you’ll expand upon hip hop      3:00pm-6:00pm                             197514
fundamentals, while sharpening your            K $390/month          Gr 1 & up $329/     After Care:
skills and stepping up your growth as a        month                                     3:00-5:00pm         $32/5 days/2hrs
dancer. We’ll be moving at slightly faster     COMBINATION BEFORE AND                    3:00-6:00pm         $47/5 days/3hrs
pace, with more advanced choreography          AFTER CARE                                197517
in both new and old school styles. Drop-in     K $445/monthGr 1 & up $369/month          Barclay Room
$10.00, space permitting.
Instructor: Yasmine Shemesh
Sun Jan 13-Mar 17            12:00-1:00pm
197842                         $87/10 sess
English Bay Room

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Children
WEST END COMMUNITY CENTRE

Intro to Hip Hop & Street                    Bricks 4 Kids: Gadgets &                        Fitness
Dancing (7-12yrs)                            Gizmos (5-10yrs) NEW!
Have fun learning cool dance moves           This unit is all about the things you can do    Zumba Kids
and routines with Tommy, an avid b-boy       with what you’ve built using LEGO bricks!
(breakdancer) with plenty of experience      Students will have a lot of fun (and lots of    Zumbatomic is a fusion of Zumba moves
with teaching and dancing within the         learning!) building simple machines. All        (Salsa, Reggaeton, Hip-Hop and more)
local street dance community. Students       the while, they’ll be practicing their STEM     designed to max out on fun and fitness.
will partake in physical exercises such as   skills by counting, matching, and following     Drop in: $10, space permitting.
stretching, learning the new dance moves     step-by-step instructions! All students will    Instructor: Kirby Rae Snell
and doing choreographies. Experience is      go home with a custom-made Minifigure!          4-7yrs Zumba Kids JR
not required.                                Drop In $19.50 No Class Feb 19.                 Fri Jan 11                   3:45-4:30pm
Instructor: Tommy Nguyen                     Instructor: Bricks 4 Kidz Vancouver             196719                               FREE
7-9 yrs                                      Tue Jan 22-Mar 5                 4:00-5:00pm    Fri Jan 18-Mar 15            3:45-4:30pm
Wed Jan 16-Mar 13             3:30-4:30pm    197832                             $89/6 sess   196721                          $71/9 sess
192197                       $58.50/9 sess   Meeting Room 2                                  8-13yrs Zumba Kids
10-12 yrs                                                                                    Fri Jan 11                   4:30-5:30pm
Wed Jan 16-Mar 13             4:30-5:30pm                                                    196720                               FREE
192198                       $58.50/9 sess
                                             Hola! Spanish for Kids                          Fri Jan 18-Mar 15            4:30-5:30pm
                                             (5-10yrs) NEW!                                  196722                          $84/9 sess
                                                                                             Dance Studio
                                             Boost your kids brain and get the taste
Education                                    of the Latin culture through this unique

Kids Act!! (5-10yrs)
                                             Spanish Immersion program. Kids will
                                             explore the language though playing,            Martial Arts
                                             creating and living it. Every week we dis-
Great introduction to the art of theatre!    cover different topics. All levels welcome,     Karate (6-18yrs)
Kids learn the basics of Acting and Public   open to all. Words in Motion is a Spanish
speaking. Lots of individual attention                                                       This very popular program is ongoing
                                             Immersion program that enables chil-            year round and offers children exercise in
while nurturing group co-operation skills.   dren no learn Spanish in an easy and fun
Class culminates in a performance for                                                        a disciplined environment. In a structured
                                             way! All programs follow a highly interac-      format students develop a wide range of
family and friends. This class is taught     tive and dynamic methodology based on
by a national leader in theatre for young                                                    skills which will build confidence. Younger
                                             play, exploration, singing and dancing, all     children are welcome to join, but parents
people.                                      taught by highly qualified, native Spanish
Instructor: Leslee Silverman                                                                 may wish to discuss this prior to enroll-
                                             Speakers.For info, visit wordsinmotionbc.       ing their child, to determine if martial
Tue Jan 8                     4:15-5:15pm    com
199238                                FREE                                                   arts is suitable for their young child(ren).
                                             Instructor: Carla Vallin                        Parents are welcome to join with their
Tue Jan 15-Mar 5              4:15-5:15pm    5-7yrs
199239                          $59/8 sess                                                   child(ren) and there are family rates.
                                             Thu Jan 17-Mar 14               3:45-4:45pm     Instructor: Michael Holmes
English Bay Room                             197787                           $108/9 sess    Jan 2-Mar 31
                                             7-10yrs                                         White Belt
Junior illusionists (6-12yrs)                Thu Jan 17-Mar 14               4:45-5:45pm     Wed/Fri                        6:00 -7:00pm
                                             197788                           $108/9 sess    Coloured Belt
Want to be a magician? Learn to perform
                                             Stanley Court Room                              Wed                            7:00 -8:00pm
magic tricks, illusions, and basic sleight
of hand. Make your own illusions and                                                         Fri                            7:00 -8:30pm
amaze your family and friends with your                                                      Sun                             1:00-2:30pm
new performance and storytelling skills.                                                     $30/mth or $75/3 mths, or $6 /drop in

                                                Check out our
All props are provided and included in                                                       $10/mo/add’l family member (max 3)
the class fee.                                                                               Auditorium/Dance studio
Instructor: Caroline Dyck
Fri Jan18-Mar 8
180193
Denman Room
                             3:30-5:00pm
                              $179/8 sess       Day Camps!
                                                                         rmation.
                                                See page 17 for more info

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Children
                                                                                             WES T END C OMMUNIT Y CEN TRE

Music                                        Private Piano Lessons                          Private Violin
                                             Proper piano technique, note and sight         Making music makes you smarter! Come
                                             reading skills are emphasized to ensure a      learn how to play the violin in a fun &
                                             solid foundation. These 30-minute private      encouraging atmosphere. Or build upon
                                             lessons can be taught in either English or     what you already know and grow! A solid
                                             Cantonese. Each student’s level will be        foundation will be taught based on the
                                             assessed in the first class. Lessons are       requirements of the Royal Conservatory
                                             30 minutes long. Students with previous        of Music in Toronto. The instructor can
                                             piano learning experience, please bring        advise the students where to rent/ buy a
                                             in textbooks from your previous class for      violin. Lessons are 45 min. in duration. No
                                             first class evaluation.                        Class Feb 18.
                                             Instructor:             Winnie Chung (Wed),    Instructor: Boris Ulanowicz
                                                                      Alexandra Cai (Sun)   Mon Jan 7-Mar 18                3:45 -7:45pm
                                             Wed Jan 9-Mar 13               5:00-9:00pm     Meeting Room 3                  $309/10 sess
                                                                           $216/10 sess     Sun Jan 13-Mar 17           11:00am-2:00pm
                                             Sun Jan 13-Mar 17         10:30am-3:00pm       Preschool Room                  $309/10 sess
                                             Stanley Court Room            $216/10 sess
                                                                                            Piano/ Voice/ Violin Lessons
                                             Private Piano - Vincent                        It’s always a good time to learn a new
                                             These lessons teach the fundamen-              instrument! Beginner or advanced-all
                                             tals of piano, where student learn pre-        levels are welcome. Natalia’s lessons
Private Piano - Emily                        cise piano techniques and note reading         are tailored to your desires and abilities.
Proper piano technique, note and sight       skills, along with musical theory. Lessons     Proper technique, note reading and inter-
reading skills are emphasized to ensure a    strive to spark student’s interest by pre-     esting repertoire are taught in a friendly
solid foundation. Lessons are 30 minutes     senting material in a fun and engaging         atmosphere. Lessons are available for
long. These private lessons can be taught    manner. These classes welcome both             adults and children and can be taught
in either English or Cantonese. Each stu-    beginners and students with prior knowl-       in English, Greek, Bulgarian and Russian.
dent’s level will be assessed in the first   edge. Classes are available in English or      Preparation for Royal Conservatory of
lesson; student with previous piano expe-    Cantonese. Note: piano books are not           Music exams is a possibility for those
rience please bring your past piano books    included, but may be purchased through         who wish to have their learning level
for assessment. Please not that piano        the instructor.                                recognized.
books are not included in enrollment fee     Instructor: Vincent Cheng                      Instructor: Natalia Alexandrova
and will be assigned after assessment. No    Thu Jan 10-Mar 14             3:30-9:00pm      Tue Jan 8-Feb 12                3:00-5:00pm
Class Feb 18.                                Meeting Room 3                $216/10 sess                                      $126/6 sess
Instructor: Emily Leung                                                                     Tue Feb 19-Mar 26               3:00-5:00pm
                                                                                            Stanley Court Room               $126/6 sess
Mon Jan 7-Mar 18              2:30-6:00pm    Guitar / Recorder / Ukulele
                              6:30-9:00pm
                                             (8yrs+)
Meeting Room 3                $216/10 sess
                                             30 minute lessons to work at your own          Physical Recreation
                                             level and pace in any of this instruments.
Private Piano - Fiona (3+yrs)                The classes are focused on technique,
Proper piano technique, note and sight       repertoire, basic theory and practicing
                                                                                            Kindergym Gymnastics
reading skills are emphasized to ensure      skills. Participants must provide their own    (5-6yrs)
a solid foundation. Royal Conservatory of    instrument, and a digital tuner (for string    This class is an introduction to gymnastics
Music students are welcome for exam-         instruments). A nylon string guitar is rec-    and a fun way to improve strength, flexi-
ination preparation. Please note: addi-      ommended for beginners. Books will be          bility, balance, coordination and listening
tional cost for piano books, which can       available at the first class for $15 and up,   skills. Gymnasts will learn basic skills on
be obtained from instructor. Note: for a     depending on the instrument, style and         the floor, balance beams, bars, vault, and
more intensive program, please select        level.                                         trampoline. $13 Drop in available only if
two different days. Lessons are 30 min-      Instructor: Rene Hugo-Sanchez                  class is not fully registered and with per-
utes long and are customized to your         Wed Jan 9-Mar 20                4:30-6:40 PM   mission of instructor.
child’s development level. No Class March    Preschool                       $216/11 sess   Instructor: Squamish Gymnastics
12.                                                                                         Tue Jan 15-Mar 12               3:30-4:30pm
Instructor: Fiona Lai                                                                       196363                           $116/9 sess
Tue Jan 8-Mar 19             3:30 -9:00pm                                                   Auditorium
Meeting Room 3               $216/10 sess

Register:      vancouver.ca/westendrec           604-257-8333                                                                      19
Children
WEST END COMMUNITY CENTRE

Gymnastics (7-10yrs)                           Sports                                           Kids Tennis: Red Ball
Focus on fundamental gymnastics skills                                                          The first introduction to Tennis is a fun-
on the floor, balance beam, bars, vault                                                         dational program that helps kid?s devel-
and trampoline. Gymnastics is an excel-        GrassRoots Soccer                                op the skills to rally and play with their
lent way to develop strength, flexibility,     GrassRoots Soccer will help boys and             coach, parents and friends. Following
balance and coordination; skills that are      girls of all abilities to grow, develop skills   the Progressive Tennis Model players will
essential components of physical fitness.      and reach their potential. Using the             use the soft teaching Red Ball, a smaller
$13 Drop-in available only if class is not     four corner model: Physical, Technical,          court, lower net and right sized racquets
fully registered and with permission of        Psychological and Social elements, this          and racquets.
instructor.                                    program will help children develop               Instructor: Gord Hauka
Instructor: Squamish Gymnastics                more than just their soccer skills. We           Sat Jan 5-Jan 26              3:15-4:30pm
Tue Jan 15-Mar 12             4:30-5:30pm      will help them to gain confidence, build         199035                          $64/4 sess
196368                          $116/9 sess    self-esteem, learn to work in teams and          King George Gymnasium
Auditorium                                     improve their decision making. Drop in:
                                               $11.50 (space permitting) Equipment:
                                               NO CLEATS on field. Running shoes only
                                                                                                Ice Hockey
Yoga Kids (5-12yrs)                            permitted. Parent Participation Required.        This program is for youth looking to prac-
Cooperative games, theme activities,           Visit: http://www.facebook.com/Coach.            tice their ice hockey skills with fun drills
storytelling, music, and art engage the        Glyn for updates. No Class Oct 6, Nov 10         and non-competitive games. Full equip-
natural energy and enthusiasm of kids.         and Feb 9                                        ment is required, including cage helmet.
Classes explore yoga poses, breathing          Instructor: Glyn Roberts                         All levels are welcome; the ability to skate
exercises, visual imagery and relaxation       5-6 yrs                                          backwards is recommended. First prior-
techniques while conveying lessons in self     Sat Sep 15-Mar 2               10:45-11:45am     ity is for those who are registered and
expression, body image, social skills, pos-    180474                           $249/19 sess    the spots available will be sold as drop-in
itive thinking, and environmental aware-       7-12yrs                                          tickets on a first-come, first served basis.
ness. More info at www.KirbySnellDance.        Sat Sep 15-Mar 2            11:45am-12:45pm      Tickets will be sold 30 minutes before
com Drop-in $11.00 No Class Feb 18.            180475                           $249/19 sess    the start of each session at the West End
Instructor: Endorphin Rush Dance               King George Field/GYM                            Community Centre’s front office. (Tickets
Mon Jan 7-Mar 11               3:45-4:45pm                                                      are not sold at the Ice Rink.) Skates are
196284                           $84/9 sess                                                     included in fees. Some equipment are
English Bay Room                               Sportball (5-8yrs)                               available. $3.00/drop-in, space permit-
                                               FREE CLASS Jan 7. Sportball Multi-Sport          ting. Drop-in tickets can only be pur-
                                               skills development programs introduce            chased for immediate family members.
Yoga Games                                     preschool and primary school children            Facilitator: TBA
Yoga Games explores the dimensions             to the concepts and skills involved in the       Fri Jan 11-Mar 15
of yoga through games incorporating            eight core sports of the Sportball method-       Children (6-8 yrs)
breath, body movements, dancing and            ology. Classes are conducted once a week         3:30-4:15pm                     $3.00/dropin
songs. This active, yet focused class helps    in one-hour sessions, using developmen-          190904                       $27.50/10 sess
kids to increase concentration; becoming       tally appropriate methods to introduce,          Preteen (8-12 yrs)
more calm and centered, while increasing       practice and refine gross motor skills. The      5:15-6:00pm                    $3.00/drop-in
or maintaining their flexibility. Let’s get    programs reinforce the benefits of team-         190908                       $27.50/10 sess
the imagination flowing, let’s get creative,   work and skills development rather than          West End Ice Rink
let’s move, sing and play! Drop in $14.00      the importance of winning, enabling chil-        (Tickets sold at WECC Front Office only)
Instructor: Sheri Kauhausen                    dren to gain the confidence and develop
Fri Jan 18-Feb 22              3:30-4:30pm     the social skills necessary to succeed in

                                                                                                  Please register early!
196726                           $77/6 sess    sport and life.
Fri Mar 1-Mar 29               3:30-4:30pm     Sorry, no drop-ins. No Class Feb 18.
196727                           $64/5 sess                                                                                        if everyone
                                               Instructor: Sportball Vancouver                     Programs are cancelled
English Bay Room                                                                                                       las t mi nu te  to
                                               Mon Jan 7                       4:30-5:30pm         waits until the
                                               196251                                  FREE                      e   sta ff, wh  ere  po  ssible,
                                                                                                   register. Th
                                                                                                                                    ivit ies
                                               Mon Jan 14-Mar 11               4:30-5:30pm         makes a decision on act
                                                                                                                                 start date.
                                               196252                           $133/8 sess        four days prior to the
                                                                                                                           op le sig n up the
                                               Auditorium                                           If not enough pe
                                                                                                                wil l eit he r be  can  celled
                                                                                                    program
                                                                                                                                   even if the
                                                                                                    or postponed. Sign-up
                                                                                                     class is free!

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