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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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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Virtual Kerrisdale

Are you missing your favourite Kerrisdale instructors?  They miss you too.  Here’s how you can connect with some of our popular instructors while we wait for the City to reopen our community centre. CALLANETICS: The unique callanetics exercise method promotes deep muscle tone throughout the entire body increasing flexibility, strength and improving posture. Using a combination of mat work and ballet bar work, precise positioning and tiny movements, callanetics exercises tighten, tone and lift muscles

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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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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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Virtual Opera Zone – April 5

Hello Opera Zone lovers! The Kerrisdale Community Centre Society is proud to bring you our first virtual Opera Zone performance (1 of 7 parts) today. With the help of Mehlinda, who gratuitously offered the amenity room of her house, Frantz De Rycke, Mehlinda Heartt and Gerard Satamian pre-recorded this special concert for these extraordinary times and included some past songs and clips for your enjoyment. Please share and/or leave a comment. “We hope it won’t

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Presidents Message – Spring 2020

Presidents Message – Spring 2020 As we enter the second decade of the 21st century the Kerrisdale Community Centre Society (Society) enters its 78th year. First incorporated in 1943 to address challenges of finding recreational pursuits for local youth the Society worked with local businesses and residents, and with the City to construct the arena (1949), and the community centre (1955). While showing some wear, these facilities have held up well. We are now entering

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Sakura Festival – April 19 (cancelled due to COVID-19)

Kerrisdale Annual Sakura Festival Join us on Sunday, April 19 for Kerrisdale’s Annual Sakura Festival: Open Studio: Sakura Inspired | 9:30 am to noon Come experience mixed media art guided by Nancy Low, a local visual artist. Walk-in and create your unique sakura-inspired art by experimenting with new mediums and techniques.@ Senior’s Craft Room. #273332  please preregister Tree Walk & Tea with Robin Clarke | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm Come dressed for the variable

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We’re Hiring Now – Apply today!

We are hiring! – Apply today! The Kerrisdale Community Centre is looking to hire a Basketball Instructor on Mondays from 4:40-7:30 pm for Spring 2020. The course details are below, and rate of pay is $25/hour Basketball Learn the rules, basic skills of dribbling, shooting and passing and have fun scrimmaging. Skill development and sportsmanship are emphasized. Drop-in players allowed, space permitting: $4.50. No class Apr 13 & May 18. 7-9 yrs Mon 4:30 pm-5:30 pm

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