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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

To mark this year’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, our Community Engagement Committee hung up a collaborative work of art in the seniors lobby for all to see. The piece was created under the guidance of Musqueam artist Grace Ulu at the third Kerrisdale-Musqueam Story Circle in June. There, participants joined in on conversations about decolonization and justice for Indigenous peoples. They wrote down fragments of their discussions on pieces of paper, which Ulu

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Thanksgiving Swim

Jump in at our Thanksgiving Swim on Monday, October 9! Enjoy games, activities and prizes from 2 to 5 p.m. 🦃 💦 Regular pool admission applies. Family rate is $3.67 per member of the same household; minimum one child (5-18 years) and one to two adults (19+ years). All family members must be present at time of admission. Children seven and under must be supervised by an adult (16+ years) at all times.

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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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