New JABC Virtual Program – Apply by July 20

Start Your Online Business in 6 weeks! Students from Grade 8 to 12 all across BC are invited to participate in this online program. There is no cost to join us this summer to learn more about business and entrepreneurship and equip yourself with the tools and resources required to start an online business. Learn the essential components of launching a realistic entrepreneurial venture by running your own start-up from idea generation & product development

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PROGRESS ON RE-OPENING KERRISDALE | July 14

As previously reported, the Kerrisdale Summer Day Camps will be held over a six week period at Maple Grove Park starting on July 20th.  The camp, which can accommodate 25 participants is now sold out with a waitlist.  Each week camp participants will form activity groups of 5 campers and a leader.  Social distancing and other Covid-19 control measures will be followed in accordance with the camp safety plan. Outdoor Fitness programming for Adults is

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Junior Achievement Virtual Tech Camp

Junior Achievement BC (JABC) has a new initiative hosting virtual Tech Camps this year.  Join us this summer to learn more about business and entrepreneurship and equip yourself with the tools and resources required to Build Your Own Start-up. With the UN Decade of Action calling for accelerated sustainable solutions to the world’s biggest challenges by 2030, what better time than now to tackle some of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Address Climate Action, Life

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Summer Daycamp 2020

Summer Day Camp at Kerrisdale – SOLD OUT

The Kerrisdale Community Centre Society (KCCS) will operate day camps at Maple Grove Park for seven weeks beginning July 20. The day camps will include activities ranging from arts, dance, sports, walks, and games for children and youth, ages six to 12. Maple Grove has access to playgrounds, washrooms, and field houses. On-line registration for day camps opens June 29 at 9 am. https://vancouver.ca/people-programs/daycamps-at-community-centres.aspx.  Telephone registration begins Monday June 29 at 12pm. Phone: 604-257-3050 ext. 2.

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PROGRESS ON RE-OPENING KERRISDALE | June 25

Day camps to be offered this summer at neighbourhood parks and VanDusen Botanical Garden Day camps are set to begin operating this summer at 18 neighbourhood parks in Vancouver and VanDusen Botanical Garden. The Vancouver Park Board and Community Centre Associations (CCAs) will operate day camps in parks for seven weeks beginning July 20, while the Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association (VBGA) will operate nature camps for eight weeks at VanDusen Garden beginning June 29. “Day

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Looking for Activities for Children?

Our neighbouring cities have posted some suggestions that you can check out. Gymnastics and other physical activities for children including visual arts, music and theatre Summer camps starting July Suggestions for art and cooking projects for children Outdoor programs throughout June for families and school age children There are suggestions for pre-schoolers, children 6-12 and youth Note: Click on any of the above images to open a new webpage. Some online programs and resources for

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#KCCFitnessChallenge

Have you checked out the Kerrisdale Community Centre’s Fitness Challenge? Kerrisdale Community Centre is hosting an online Fitness Challenge each week during the month of June. Anyone can take part in the challenge so why not challenge your friends or family members!  Everyone who completes a horizontal or vertical row of activities and shares their accomplishments through Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using #KCCFitnessChallenge and mentioning @KerrisdaleCC has a chance to win a $25 KCCS gift certificate*

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Community Centre Association Member Survey

Amazing!  Over 5,400 community centre users responded to the survey asking for opinions about reopening Vancouver’s community centres! Patrons told us how much they value our community centres and how keen they are to have them open again.  While all the responses have not been collated yet, it’s clear that there’s a huge need for summer day camps for children and outdoor exercise programs for everyone.  The Kerrisdale Community Centre Society will do its best

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Social Isolation Gallery

During these unprecedented times, some members of our community have turned to creative expression to interpret the new norms we are living with. Share with us how you and your family are coping with “social isolation during COVID19?” Send us  your drawings, poems, paintings, photos or any other forms of media to feature here, in our new virtual gallery. Open to all ages for our worldwide community! Let us know if, and how, you would

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Virtual Opera Zone – May 3

Welcome Opera lovers! Gerard has prepared a series of videos, mostly singers and instrumentalists that have performed in past “live” Opera Zone concerts at the Kerrisdale Community Centre. This month, he has included balcony songs from his home in Vancouver where he has been performing every day at 7 pm as a “thank you” to our essential and healthcare workers. Additionally, he has included something he has always wanted to do, and that is to

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