Fall 2020 Program Guide

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Children’s Programs


Jump into Music

Program Description

Come join us for a musical trip around the world! We offer a one of a kind music and movement program that engages, educates and entertains. Our classes inspire creativity and build confidence in little ones 6 months to 4 years old. Covid Safety Plan: Please bring a blanket for your family space, your own maracas (home made are fine), peek-a-boo scarf (anything will do really) and a few jam instruments! We can provide sanitized maracas and jam instruments if you don’t have any. Larger class space provided to ensure safe social distance between each family. Verbal Covid screening done before entering the community centre each class and hand sanitizer provided. Registered participants only – no drop-in’s. Check out our website www.jumpintomusic.ca for videos and more info on how we have been staying connected online.

Program Details

Instructor: Monica Lee

Thu Sep 17-Oct 29 9:30am-10:20am

282863 $126/7 sess

Thu Sep 17-Oct 29 11:00am-11:50am

282864 $126/7 sess

Thu Nov 5-Dec 10 9:30am-10:20am

283153 $108/6 sess

Thu Nov 5-Dec 10 11:00am-11:50am

283168 $108/6 sess

Multipurpose Room


Soccer (7 – 11 yrs)

Program Description

Your child will develop ball handling skills, coordination, a sense of team play, and will be introduced to the basic rules of the game. Children are advised to wear shin guards. Drop-in $13.00, if space permits. No session Oct 12.

Program Details

Instructor: Manto Nakamura

Mon Sep 28-Dec 7 3:30pm-4:30pm

282850 $88/10 sess

Gymnasium


Zumba Kids SR (7-12 yrs)

Program Description

Kids explore a fun fusion of world and latin styles of dance with a hip hop edge in this high, fun, dance-fitness program. Styles include Cumbia, Merengue, Bollywood, Salsa, and more. No experience required. More info at: www.kirbysnelldance.com

Program Details

Instructor: Endorphin Rush Dance

Fri Sep 25-Nov 27 4:30pm-5:30pm

282841 $120/10 sess

Auditorium


Youth Programs


Preteen After School Program

Program Description

Hang out in the Youth Lounge while playing video games, competing against each other in foosball, and enjoying other planned activities. Pre-registration and a Pre-Teen Programs waiver form is required. A calendar of activities will be available at the Front Office a week before the program begins.

Program Details

Instructor: Youth Leader

Wed Sep 23-Dec 2 3:30pm-5:30pm

282849 Free/11 sess

Auditorium


Pre-teen Night at West End CC

Program Description

At this FREE drop-in program, youth (ages 9-12 years) are welcome to drop-in and enjoy the scheduled events. Activities are subject to change. Due to staffing ratios and room capacities, a maximum of 20 youth are welcome to come, on a first come, first serve basis.

Program Details

Instructor: TBA Instructor

Fri Sep 25-Dec 4 6:00pm-9:00pm

282851 Free/11 sess

Auditorium


Teen Night – Open Gym

Program Description

Youth Open Gym

Program Details

Instructor: Non Instructional

Fri Sep 25-Nov 27 6:00pm-9:00pm

282868 Free/10 sess

Gymnasium


Watercolour for Youth (8-15yrs)

Program Description

Explore the world of watercolour painting. This program is for children who want to learn how to use water, paper, colour and brushes to create an endless variety of tones in their paintings.   Mohammad has over 30 years’ experience in drawing and painting at his own Atashzad Academy of Art. Visit www.atashzad.com. Supplies are not included. Supply list available upon registration.

Program Details

Instructor: Mohammad Atashzad

Thu Oct 1-Dec 3 3:30pm-5:00pm

282836 $149/10 sess

Bidwell Room


Adult / Older Adult Programs


Ageless Yoga

Program Description

This intergenerational yoga class is suitable for older students as well as anyone looking for an inspiring and well-balanced weekly afternoon yoga practice. Ageless yoga includes safe and gentle warm ups, accessible yoga postures to align your body, increase your awareness and flexibility, plus a relaxation practice to help you maintain your ageless body and mind.

Program Details

Instructor: Sandra Leigh

Tue Sep 22-Nov 24 2:00pm-3:15pm

282858 $115/10 sess

Dance Studio


Arthritis Fit

Program Description

This exercise class will provide people with arthritis the benefits of improved joint mobility, flexibility and muscle endurance.  The class will be located at the West End Community Centre. No equipment except for chairs will be provided. Bring your own filled water bottle and Therabands. No class Oct 12/20.

Program Details

Instructor: Keno Kinoshita

Mon Sep 21-Dec 14 1:30pm-2:30pm

282831 $83/12 sess

Auditorium


Chair Yoga

Program Description

Chair Yoga is a unique class that modifies yoga postures through the creative use of a chair. Our class is open to all ages and stages of yoga and movement ability. A Chair Yoga practice is helpful to learn for many reasons, including for when you’re stuck at the office, on vacation (airplane/road trip sequence) or, if you could use a little extra support during standing and balance poses. Chair Yoga welcomes you, whatever level you are at. You are welcome to bring your own yoga block or strap. The class will be located at the West End Community Centre.  No equipment will be provided except for chairs. Bring your own filled water bottle. You are welcome to bring your own yoga blocks and straps. No class Nov 11/20.

Program Details

Instructor: Irene Lugsdin

Wed Sep 23-Dec 2 12:00pm-1:00pm

282694 $47/10 sess

Auditorium


Drawing and Sketching for Beginners

Program Description

Learn and improve your drawing skill and technique such as still lifes, landscapes, animals, portraits and many more.  The drawing demonstrations will be provided with a new subject in every session, and each time, the class will be fun and joyful to complete a beautiful drawing. All drawing materials are included.

Program Details

Instructor: Philip Tsang

Wed Sep 23-Nov 25 11:30am-1:30pm

282861 $200/10 sess

Multipurpose Room


Group Fitness – Older Adult

Program Description

Safe, enjoyable and effective exercises designed for the active senior; 90 minutes. This is a preregistration program. No equipment except for chairs will be provided. Bring your own filled water bottle and Therabands. No class Oct 12/20.

Program Details

Instructor: Keno Kinoshita

Mon Sep 21-Dec 14 9:30am-11:00am

282853 $75/12 sess

Auditorium


Line Dancing – Beginner

Program Description

Have fun learning to move your feet to easy patterns with good rhythm. Get some exercise while meeting friends. Learn a wide variety of dances.  No partner is required. Beginners class will focus on easier dances. No drop-ins after the 3rd class without instructor’s permission. NO CLASS Nov 11.

Program Details

Instructor: Al Serfas

Wed Sep 23-Dec 2 9:30am-10:30am

282834 $52/10 sess

Auditorium


Photography – Beginner

Program Description

This interactive course is great for beginners looking to build skills in photography. Manto is a professional photographer in portraiture, nature, and sport (including the Olympics); he will teach you step by step photography basics, functions, and terminology with a hands-on approach. Bring your iPhone, Compact Camera, DSLR Camera etc. Sorry, no drop-ins permitted.

Program Details

Instructor: Manto Nakamura

Mon Sep 21-Oct 5 12:00pm-2:00pm

282844 $88/3 sess

Multipurpose Room


Photography – Intermediate

Program Description

Are you ready to move from autopilot to total control? This intermediate-level course will deal with more advanced digital SLR photography. The following topics will be covered: (1) using your digital SLR camera manually with confidence; (2) lighting skills with models and objects; (3) editing and advanced retouching techniques. Work will require a digital SLR or mirrorless camera. Sorry, no drop-ins permitted.

Program Details

Instructor: Manto Nakamura

Mon Oct 19-Nov 2 12:00pm-2:00pm

282848 $88/3 sess

Multipurpose Room


Pickleball

Program Description

Get active playing this exciting and popular sport. Pickleball is an easy to learn game played on a badminton court with a lowered net, a whiffle ball and large handheld paddles. It is great for all skills and ability levels.

Program Details

Instructor: No Instructor

Tue Sep 22-Nov 24 1:45pm-3:30pm

282852 $68/10 sess

Thu Sep 24-Nov 26 1:45pm-3:30pm

282856 $68/10 sess

Gymnasium


Tai Chi – 24 Form

Program Description

Tai Chi is a martial art and moving meditation based on the principle of the interplay of Yin and Yang. Slow and graceful movements improve balance, coordination, and well-being. Emphasis on proper alignment promotes Qi flow through the body. This Simplified Yang style is suitable for beginners.

Program Details

Instructor: Kelly Maclean

Thu Sep 24-Nov 26 11:00am-12:00pm

282840 $160/10 sess

Auditorium


Therapeutic Strength Training

Program Description

Train to improve function in daily activities, rehabilitate and prevent future injuries. Small class sizes will ensure you get individual attention and ongoing feedback. Participants must fill out a ParQ form prior to attending the first class and it must be brought to the instructor directly. No equipment except for chairs will be provided. Bring your own filled water bottle and Therabands. No class Oct 12.

Program Details

Instructor: Keno Kinoshita

Mon Sep 21-Dec 14 11:30am-12:30pm

282847 $128/12 sess

Auditorium


Watercolour Painting

Program Description

This program for older adults will give you the chance to learn to apply watercolour painting by exploring the medium’s full potential. Learn to use water, paper, colour, and brushes to create an endless variety of tones and atmosphere in your painting. We will focus on landscape painting techniques and studies of nature (flowers). M. Reza  Atashzad has over 30 years of experience in teaching drawing and painting at his own Atashzad Academy of Art. He has also been teaching different art programs at several community centres in Vancouver since 2011. He has published more than 700 watercolour paintings, such as greeting cards, posters, albums,  and books.  Visit: www.atashzad.com. No equipment except for chairs & tables will be provided. Bring your own filled water bottle and Watercolour supplies.

Program Details

Instructor: Mohammad Atashzad

Thu Oct 1-Dec 3 1:00pm-3:00pm

282903 $149.50/10 sess

Basement at Barclay Manor


Yoga for Seniors

Program Description

This class is for older men and women at all fitness levels, including those with some physical challenges. Adapted to safely meet your needs, by a yoga teacher with 50 years experience. Each class provides a balanced full body workout, designed to build strength as well as flexibility, better posture and breathing, and deeper levels of relaxation. Yoga class is a fragrance-free zone. Bring your own yoga mat and filled water bottle. No class Oct 12.

Program Details

Instructor: Laura Krown

Mon Sep 14-Nov 2 11:00am-12:00pm

282871 $60/7 sess

Mon Nov 9-Dec 21 11:00am-12:00pm

282882 $60/7 sess

Fri Sep 18-Oct 30 11:00am-12:00pm

282899 $60/7 sess

Fri Nov 6-Dec 18 11:00am-12:00pm

282901 $60/7 sess

Basement at Barclay Manor