Hawaiian Luau

Thu Aug 3 1:30-3:00pm

Aloha! Time to enjoy summer as though we were in tropical Hawaii. Put on your grass skirts, tacky shirts or lei’s and come join us for an afternoon of dance and delicious food! (Grass skirt not mandatory). Enjoy a live performance by Spirit of the South Seas, great food, and friendly company! This event is co-hosted by WESN and WECCA. Please pre-register by Aug 1. No refunds after Aug 1.

116235 $9/1 sess
Garden Area at Barclay Manor

Looking for Summer Day Camp Leaders – Junior and Senior

Summer 2017

The West End & Coal Harbour Community Centres are looking for energetic, enthusiastic and responsible individuals to plan, lead and implement our Summer Day Camp programs for children ages 3 to 13 years.


– Experience working in a day camp or related setting as a leader or volunteer
– Strong knowledge of age-appropriate activities & out trips for children ages 3 to 13 years
– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
– Demonstrated leadership & problem solving skills
– Familiarity with working within a budget and tracking expenses
– Demonstrated administrative skills in program planning, word processing and reporting
– Current First Aid/CPR certification
– Ability to work independently and within a team
– Ability & willingness to work within a culturally, economically and socially diverse community

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Providing direct leadership, supervision and instruction to Day Camp participants
– Planning, promoting and implementing age-appropriate activities (ie. arts & crafts, games, out-trips) that fit with the weekly theme developed by the Day Camp Managers
– Providing a safe, educational and engaging environment
– Working cooperatively with and being a positive role model to fellow staff and volunteers
– Tracking & reporting petty cash usage on a weekly basis
– Liasing & working with Recreation Staff at the West End & Coal Harbour Community Centres to ensure the efficient operation of Day Camp programs
– Collecting information for medical & waiver forms from participants each week and ensuring that the sign-in &sign-out of children each day is conducted in a safe & efficient manner
– Preparing and submitting feedback for the Day Camps & providing recommendations for future programs

 West Coal – Coal Harbour Junior Senior Leader Posting 2017 – extended

Nutrition workshops

Register today for one of our spring nutrition workshops. Topics include ‘To Detox or Not,’ breaking up with sugar, chronic stress, leaky gut and weight loss.

Fighting Chronic Stress/Adrenal Fatigue

Thursday, June 15th
7:00pm – 8:00pm
$15/1 sess

Five Secrets to Lose Weight Naturally

Thursday, June 22nd
7:00pm – 8:00pm
$15/1 sess

Featured Class: Hawaiian Hula (7-12 yrs)

Featured Class: Hawaiian Hula (7-12 yrs)

Learn the basic techniques of Hawaiian and Tahitian dance. Starting with warm-up and floor work, the class then moves into learning choreography routines for the last half of each class. Polynesian dancing is an exciting, and exotic form of dance. Drop-in $15.00, if space permits.

Instructor: Kelsey Rogers
Wed Jul 5-Aug 30 4:15-5:15pm
104982 $69/9 sess
Dance Studio

Featured Class: “Try it Out” Open Mic

Feature Class: “Try it Out” Open Mic

“Try it Out” Open Mic Nestled deep in the heart of the West End here’s a time to get cozy on a chilly evening and meet your neighbours in a creative environment!The Try It Out Coffeehouse is a free, monthly Open Mic held in the lovely Victorian parlour at Barclay Manor. Sign up is at 7 pm and it is first-come-first-serve. Everyone gets 10 – 15 minutes (approximately three songs) depending on the size of the group. This is a time to share music, stories, poems, comedy, interpretive dance, etc or just listen! Open to all ages and abilities. As a friendly and supportive environment where everyone can “try out” ideas and projects, the Try it Out Open Mic has seen first-time performers as young as five and seasoned performers who are – well – ageless! Lots of laughs, fun and even some inspiring moments. Come to listen or share. FREE!

Host: Barbara Shaw
Thu Jul 20 7:00-9:00pm
Thu Aug 17 7:00-9:00pm
115576 Free
Piano Room at Barclay Manor

Teen Immigrant Buddy Program (13-18 yrs)

Teen Immigrant Buddy Program (13-18 yrs)

Are you a recent new immigrant or refugee youth living in Canada? This program is for you! This Free program is open to all teens going to King George Secondary or living in the West End. The Teen Buddy Program connects new immigrant youth to the West End (Buddies) with peers who are familiar with the city (Hosts). New immigrants have a smoother shift into life in the West End and hosts open their minds to the vibrant cultures which surround them. The program runs Thursday’s during the school year and involves weekly lounge and lunch sessions as well as a variety of activities such as: movies, bowling and other great out trips.

If you are interested in joining or want more information, please contact the Community Youth Worker in the Youth Office at 604.718.6210 for more information.

Thursdays January 19-March 9

Featured Class: Fantastic Acrylics with Jeanne

Featured Class: Fantastic Acrylics with Jeanne

Learn to use a brush and palette knife to create an abstract piece of art. Learn to mix and use colours effectively and learn about different compositions and styles. Come play with paint and go home with your own piece of art! All materials and use of tools included in the course fee.

Instructor: Jeanne Krabbendam
Wed Jul 12-Aug 2 6:00-9:00pm
116699 $155/4 sess
Arts and Crafts Room