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July 2021

Guitar / Recorder / Ukulele

July-7 to August-11, 2021 from 3:15 pm to 3:45 pm
English Bay Room at *West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 2L8 Canada
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Guitar / Recorder / UkuleleTeacher: Rene Hugo SanchezPrivate 30 minute lessons to work at your own level and pace in any of this instruments. The classes are focused on technique, repertoire, basic theory and practicing skills. Participants must provide their own instrument, and a digital tuner (for string instruments). A nylon string guitar is recommended for beginners. Books will be available at the first class for $15 and up, depending on the instrument, style and level. Students: Please bring:? -…

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Spanish – Beginner 2

July-7 to August-25, 2021 from 6:15 pm to 7:45 pm
Bidwell Room at *West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 2L8 Canada

Think of the richness that learning Spanish will add to your life! The course emphasis will be on interaction to quickly develop speaking and comprehension skills. By providing the basic tools to communicate effectively, this approach will introduce you to language structures and expressions and will open doors to new experiences. Bring your own filled water bottle.

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Spanish – Beginner I

July-7 to August-25, 2021 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Multipurpose Room at *Coal Harbour Community Centre, 480 Broughton Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 3H4 Canada
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HOLA! Welcome to the Spanish language! This beginner's course will emphasize instruction in basic grammar, vocabulary and writing with some conversation. Classes cover proper phonetics and will focus on the verb to be and the simple present tense. This course will also teach you simple travel phrases, how to order food, etc. Sorry, no drop-ins permitted.

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Dog Obedience -Beginner Life Skills (dogs 6 mths+)

July-14 to August-18, 2021 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Auditorium at *West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 2L8 Canada

The focus of beginner training is to learn everyday basic life skill exercises such as sit, stay, down, come when called, and proper leash handling methods while incorporating varying degrees of distractions. We use food, praise and play along with scientific learning principles to teach your dog how to achieve these goals. No new registration after the 2nd class.

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Walk This Way – Dog Obedience Training

July-17 to August-21, 2021 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Off Site – KG Outdoor Basketball Courts at West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L8 Canada

Does your dog pull or lag on leash? Is following beside you a hard concept for your dog to understand? Come and have some enjoyable ways to teach your dog to walk beside you. This class is all about force free training and helping your dog find their groove! This class will be help outdoors in and around the King George basketball courts. Classes may be affected by the weather.No Choke chains, pinch collars, martingales, e-collars or flexible leashing are…

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Covid Safety at the Community Centre

Registration and payment is required for most programs to help reduce the capacity to allow for physical distancing. Limited drop-ins may be permitted.Please arrive no more than 10mins prior to your program time. Patrons may be required to line up prior to entering the facility.Please follow physical distancing practice and maintain minimum 2 metres between yourself and others at all times.Please bring your own pre-filled water bottle and dress accordingly. Not all fountains and changing rooms will be available.· The building will not be open for loitering. You will be asked to leave the building once your program has ended.Anyone not following safety guidelines or directions from staff will be asked to leave. Please respect and follow directions of staff at all times.

All participants, instructors and staff who have symptoms of COVID-19 OR traveled outside Canada in the last 14 days OR were identified by Public Health as a close contact of a confirmed case must stay home and self-isolate.· Participants must assess themselves daily for symptoms of common cold, influenza, COVID-19, or other infectious respiratory disease before attending a program.· A participant may still receive care if another person in their home has symptoms of common cold, influenza, COVID-19, or other infectious respiratory disease, but they remain asymptomatic.· Participants who are ill, including participants of essential service providers, will not be permitted to attend program.· Daily checks for respiratory illness at sign-in by asking participants to confirm that they do not have symptoms of common cold, influenza, COVID-19, or other respiratory disease.· If a participant, instructor or staff member is unsure if they should self-isolate, they should be directed to use the BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool, contact 8-1-1 or the local public health unit. They can also be advised to contact a family physician or nurse practitioner to be assessed for COVID-19 and other respiratory diseases.

Reducing the amount of people who can visit at one time.Setting up one-way travel around facilities and where it is not possible, two-way travel will be in place.Clearing and cleaning programming space in between classes and activities.Facility will be sanitized at least twice per day on all high frequency touch points in addition to any regularly scheduled overnight sanitizing/cleaning per operating days of the facility.Site Safety Plans available at reception desk.

Full refunds will be issued for cancelled programs or for anyone who is unable to attend a program due to a change of date or time. All programs are subject to change or cancellation on short notice. Refunds will be pro-rated from the date requested and must be requested 24 hours prior to the next scheduled class to avert further charges. An administration charge of $5 for one program or $10 for multiple programs applies per transaction to all refunds on programs $20 or over. Refunds for one-day or two-day programs and out trips must be requested 48 hours in advance unless otherwise noted. Refunds for all day camps must be requested a minimum of 10 business days prior to the first day of camp every week. Business days are deemed Monday to Friday. Please Note: All cash payments will be refunded in the form of a mailed cheque within 3 weeks of the refund date or may be applied as a credit on account if requested. All refund requests for programs originally paid by cheque will be subject to a 30 day waiting period.