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Seniors Council Election Results

On behalf of the Kerrisdale Seniors Centre membership, thank you for participating in the recent Seniors Council election process. We encourage your continued participation in our community in such a proactive and positive manner. And many thanks to our volunteers who helped make everything run smoothly, including Edie Bonvillain and Yee Wong (l-r in photo and reel). Election Results for Kerrisdale Seniors Council 2024-2026Number of eligible voters: 2,373Number of ballots cast: 113 (4.7% of eligible voters)Two-year term: Rosemary Cryer, Richard Dopson, Lee-Ane

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Throwback Thursday

The Kerrisdale Community Centre Society (KCCS) is more than halfway through its 80th anniversary year. As such, we thought we’d mark the occasion with a walk down KCCS memory lane – in photos! (Click on each photo to see the whole image.)

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Bye, Bye, Betty!

After 19.5 years as the Kerrisdale Community Centre Society’s food services coordinator, Betty Anderson is hanging up her apron. We caught up with the hardworking smooth operator for a quick Q&A in the Seniors Centre kitchen, from which she has overseen the tremendously popular Seniors Lunch Program and coffee bar throughout the years. Recipient of the society’s inaugural Outstanding Service Award in 2017, Betty has earned a reputation for being reliable, loyal, resourceful, skillful, caring, collaborative . . .

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Social & Wellness Programs for 55+ Adults

Looking for fun and interactive programs for 55+ adults? The Kerrisdale Community Centre is excited to announce a variety of social and wellness programs for seniors from January to March.  Join our entertaining activities such as chess, mahJong, cribbage, bingo, weekend movie days, and more that provide a perfect opportunity to relax and make new friends. Here are some of our popular social programs for seniors Enthusiastic Walkers Enthusiastic Walker is a social group that

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Recipes from Betty’s Kitchen

We are excited to announce a new blog page dedicated to showcase Recipes from Betty’s Kitchen. For those who are not familiar with our Seniors’ Lunch Program, more than 27,000 Society-subsidized lunches were served at our Seniors Centre before Covid-19. On average about 100 meals were served each day, 6-days a week. This program was a valuable resource to our Kerrisdale seniors.  We know you’ve been missing Betty’s great lunches and snacks from the Senior’s Kitchen

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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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102-year-old Vancouver woman sets Guinness World Record

World’s oldest Curler and our Tai Chi student! Meet Lola Holmes On top of curling, Lola does Tai Chi at the Kerrisdale Community Centre, which has been postponed due to the recent COVID-19 restrictions announced by the Public Health Office. She attributes her long life to keeping mentally and physically active and being health-conscious. “Take interest in something,” she said. “Keep active, don’t give up … and don’t be a couch potato.” We are so

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Kerrisdale Senior Singers 1970-2020

50th Anniversary! The Choir in 1970 was a small group of Seniors who loved to sing. The Seniors Centre did not exist so they practiced in the main Kerrisdale Community Centre under the direction of Dorothy Harford and Pianist, Irene Hope. A “New Horizons Grant” was obtained to buy their dresses and jackets. The Conductor, Pianists and Choir members are all volunteers who devote their time performing a minimum of 12 concerts a year at

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KCC Face Shields – BACK IN STOCK!

Our popular custom made face shields are back in stock!  Made locally in Kitsilano, these one-size shields fit children and adults 9 to 99-yrs with an elasticised headband. The PET shields are  larger (10″x13″), thicker (.020) and clearer than acetate shields that are currently on the market.  They are comfortable to wear, easy to clean, strong yet durable and won’t fog up with breath or exercise. We are offering free contactless delivery for purchases of

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