Programs

Programs

Due to Covid-19, currently, we are offering only seniors and youth programs. Slowly will be adding more and more programs! Stay tuned!

 

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(12–18 yrs) Youth
(55+ yrs) Seniors
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Breathing Exercise For Longevity (Beginner & Advanced)

Breathing Exercise For Longevity (Beginner) Join Master Hung to learn simple deep breathing technique that rejuvenates the body. Deep breathing helps optimize how oxygen is entered and utilized by the body, replenishing all the cells and organs with improved function. Combined with controlling the breath, you will learn gentle, relaxing, chair-based upper body exercises to improve blood circulation, manage stress, neck pain, upper shoulders and the lower back pain. *Cantonese with English translation. Registration only. No drop-in. Location: 322 Arts and Crafts Room Fee: Standard charge: $5.71 /  3 Week Session Ages:  50 and up Time: 10am to 11am Dates: ...
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International Line Dancing High Improver

International line dances are choreographed to current popular music and songs by well-known line dance instructors worldwide, at levels from absolute beginner up to advanced level, and shared among all the line dancers globally. Easy to learn, vivid to dance, age-less limit, and the uniform steps make it one of the best ways to keep fit: both physically and mentally. Instruction in English. Registration required. No drop-in. Time: 1:00pm to 2:30pm Dates: Oct 02-Oct 30 Fees: $28.57/10 Sess Program code: 283881
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YLIE Youth Leaders in Equality

This is a youth-run group that meets Friday to discuss equality in today’s society and explore ways to raise awareness around Social Justice issues in our community. Times: 4:00pm to 5:00pm Dates: Sep 25-Dec 11 Fees: Free / 13 Sess Program code: 284254
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Pickleball Lessons – Intermediate Skills & Drills

Looking to improve your game? This lesson will help you take your game up a notch as you learn and practice some more advanced techniques and strategies. Registration required. No drop In. Times: 2:30pm to 4:00pm Dates:  Sep 22-Oct 27 Fees: $72/6 Sess Program code:  283368
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Chair Yoga

This yoga class is designed for those that think yoga is beyond their ability. In Chair Yoga, the chair replaces the mat, allowing traditional yoga to be experienced by anyone, including those with physical concerns and/or limitations. Participants will be introduced to asanas (poses) adapted to meet the needs of the individual student. Breathing, meditation, balance and relaxation exercises will also be included. Come and experience the benefits. Registration required. No drop-in. Location: 322 Arts and Crafts Room Fee: Standard charge: $22.86 / 3 Week Session Ages:  50 and up Time: 1:30pm to 2:45pm Dates: Mon, September 14 – Mon,...
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Fun Exercise for Parkinson’s

A fun exercise program following the PWR (Parkinson Wellness Recovery) approach developed by Dr. Becky Farley.  The hour will incorporate aerobics and activities that are PD specific. Registration required. No drop-in. Location: 360-1 Gymnasium Fee: Standard charge: $48.57 / 3 Week Session Ages:  50 and up Time: 11am to Noon Dates: Mon, September 14 – Wed, September 30
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Pickleball Lessons – Beg. Learn to Play

Participants will learn the proper grip, how to correctly hit the ball, and move efficiently and safely around the court. All paddles and equipment will be provided. Registration required. No drop-in. Time: 12:30pm to 2:00pm Dates: Sep 22-Oct 27 Fees: $72/6 Sess Program Code: 283309
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Fun Fitness

A gentle but invigorating workout that is ideal for seniors, people rehabilitating from an injury, or those new to fitness. * Note: it is recommended that individuals starting a new fitness program consult with their physician. Registration required. No drop-in. Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm Dates: Sep 24-Oct 29 Fees: $20/12 Sess Program code: 283837
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Youth Volleyball

Bump, serve, volley! this is a volleyball class for youth to come and play in a relaxed setting. Any player of any skill level is welcome to come and participate Location: 360-2 Gymnasium Fee: Standard charge: no charge / 13 Week Session Time: 3:15pm to 8:45pm Dates: Fri, September 25 – Fri, December 18
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VPD Rise Youth Program

This is a referral program in partnership through the Vancouver Police Department Youth Services and the Hillcrest Community Youth Worker. For more info please email matthew.charan@Vancouver.ca No drop-ins. Location: 360 Gymnasium Fee: Standard charge: Check details for fees / 13 Week Session Time: 3:15pm to 5:30pm Dates: Wed, September 23 – Wed, December 16 Instructor, TBA  
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Pickleball Lessons – Intermediate Drills & Strategies

Pickleball coaching for a maximum of 2 players per court. Players must be at least a level 3.0 to register. You will receive a fairly intense workout with a focus on strategies and skills. The goal here is to have you playing confidently at your level quickly. Registration required. No drop-in. Time: 10:30am to 12:00pm Dates: Sep 25-Oct 23 Fees: $100/5 Sess Program Code: 283362
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Youth Basketball

A national youth basketball program designed to develop fundamental skills, sportsmanship, and a love of the game of basketball. Location: 360-1 Gymnasium Fee: Standard charge: no charge / 13 Week Session Time: 3:15pm to 8:45pm Dates:   Fri, September 25 – Fri, December 18 F
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Yoga and Qi Gong

This class is an integration of Qigong and Yoga focusing on various breathing techniques and simple Hatha yoga postures to increase muscle strength, flexibility and balance. Suitable for all levels. Qigong movements are gentle, offering healing techniques for the internal organs while Yoga postures strengthen the physical body when integrating through Qigong and yoga; smooth and long breathing allows the Qi to flow freely, resulting in a release of stress and calming of the mind, improving the immune system and general well-being. Sessions will be conducted in English; when needed Cantonese or simple Mandarin can be accommodated. Registration required. No...
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Mindfulness Meditation

Easily learn to meditate! On average, we miss half our life daydreaming: not paying attention to reality. Easy to be aware of one moment, difficult to be continuously aware. The class is especially good for, “I tried but I cannot meditate”! Learn to distinguish reality from illusion. Students that practice daily realizes a sense of freedom and spaciousness, react less, opens hearts, innate connections revealed, experience flow, serendipity, and synchronicity. The Gift of life! Registration required. No drop-in. Time:  1:30pm to 2:30pm Dates: Sep 22-Oct 27 Fees: $57.15/6 Sess Program Code: 283321
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Zumba Gold (Beginner)

Zumba Gold for the beginner targets the largest growing segment of the population: baby boomers. It takes the Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. What stays the same are all the elements the Zumba Fitness-Party is known for: the zesty Latin music, like salsa, merengue, cumbia and reggaeton; the exhilarating, easy-to-follow moves; and the invigorating, party-like atmosphere. Registration required. No drop-in. Location: 360-1 Gymnasium Fee: Standard charge: $25.72 / 3 Week Session Ages:  50 and...
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Bootcamp for Older Adults

Specifically designed for older adults, this boot camp uses intervals, drills and resistance to improve your cardio, strength, balance agility and more. Special attention on strengthening the muscles supporting your joints, helping you move more comfortably and feel more confident. Registration required. No drop-in. Instructor Kate Lee is a BCRPA registered Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Leader. Fee: Standard charge: $34.29 / 3 Week Session Ages:  50 and up 282347       360-1 Gymnasium       9:15am to 10:15am                       Tue, September 15 – Tue, September 29          Tu                   Lee, Kate 282393       360-2 Gymnasium  9:15am to 10:15am                       Thu, September 17 – Thu, October 1  Th                  ...