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Enter the Exercise Room

While fitness and exercise have always had a place at the Kerrisdale Community Centre, it wasn’t until January 1995 that the Exercise Room officially opened. Popular ever since, the facility now sees around 5,000 visits monthly while continuing to welcome patrons of varying ages and fitness levels. “There’s a lot of variety of people,” says Barry Petkau (below, left), personal trainer and fitness attendant at the centre for almost 15 years. “I have clients who are trying

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Poolside Chatter

A neighbourhood fixture for almost seven decades, the Kerrisdale Pool continues to make a splash with patrons of all backgrounds. Recently reopened after its annual maintenance, the facility now boasts better ventilation throughout – thanks to new air handling units – and a new accessible pool lift in the shallow end. Opened as a 30.5-metre, six-lane outdoor pool in 1956, when Canadian champion swimmer Helen Stewart Hunt took the first lap (below, left), it would eventually be converted into an

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Arena of Ages

If these rafters could talk. After all, the Kerrisdale Arena is where Bill Haley and His Comets made local history playing Vancouver’s first rock concert in 1956 (below); where Frank Zappa offered “$10 to any hippie who’ll cut his hair right here on stage tonight” during a Mothers of Invention show in 1968; and where a raucous Motörhead gig in 1982 ultimately brought the venue’s concert days to a close. Opened in 1949 under the sponsorship of the

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New Seniors Blog Page

We are pleased to announce that a new Seniors Blog Page has been created for all news and community event items relating to the Seniors Centre.  Simply scroll down to Facilities on the Home Page and view details under the Seniors Centre. You’ll find the latest updates on what’s happening at the Seniors Centre and your favourite Recipes from Betty’s Kitchen and more! We encourage you to leave a comment and/or suggestions for how we

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KERRISDALE PLAY PALACE

Kerrisdale Play Palace 5670 East Boulevard Vancouver, BC (Corner of East Boulevard and 41st, behind McDonalds) Arena Office: 604-257-8121 The Kerrisdale Play Palace is a giant, indoor playground located in the Kerrisdale Cyclone Taylor Arena. The Play Palace is ideal for families with children 12 years and under. The playground includes: Two inflatable bouncy castles An inflatable obstacle course A 22’ inflatable giant slide Ride-on cars and toys Basketball shooting A toddler area with padded flooring,

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Play Palace Birthday Parties

Play Palace Birthday Parties Bookings begin Monday January 21 The Kerrisdale Play Palace is looking forward to another great year! We will begin accepting private and public hours Birthday Party bookings for our 2019 season starting Monday, January 21 at 9:00am. Private and Public party bookings are available beginning mid-April. Click here for details and to book your party. Please call 604-257-8121 for more information or to make a booking. All bookings are made on

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Play Palace Birthday Parties 2020

  Play Palace Birthday Parties Bookings begin Monday, January 20 The Kerrisdale Play Palace is looking forward to another great year! We will begin accepting private and public hours Birthday Party bookings for our 2020 season starting Monday, January 20 at 9:00am. Private and Public party bookings are available beginning mid-April. Click here for details and to book your party. Please call 604-257-8121 for more information or to make a booking. All bookings are made

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Personal Training

Need more motivation? Get a personal trainer. Sign up for a 1 hour workout session with one of our certified trainers. Workout one-on-one (private) or join with a friend (semi-private) for added support. Perfect for starting out in a fitness centre, adding variety to your program, rehabilitating from an injury or improving sport specific athletic performance. Get started today! Complete our Personal Training Request Form below and submit it to our Front Office. A Programmer

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Exercise Room $3.50 Drop-in

Get Fit in our Exercise Room   Our Exercise Room is a clean, bright, well-equipped facility that can meet your training needs, whether you choose to work out on your own, use our orientation or personal training services, or join one of our many classes. Feel free to drop by for only $3.50 and take a look for yourself – we are confident you will be pleased with what you see! Membership in the Community

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Exercise Room $4 Drop-in

Get Fit in our Exercise Room   Our Exercise Room is a clean, bright, well-equipped facility that can meet your training needs, whether you choose to work out on your own, use our orientation or personal training services, or join one of our many classes. Feel free to drop by for only $4.00 and take a look for yourself – we are confident you will be pleased with what you see! Membership in the Community

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