Featured Class: Yoga for Seniors

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.

Instructor: Laura Krown

Mon Sep 28-Nov 9 11:00am-12:00pm
282871 $52/6 sess

Mon Nov 16-Dec 21 11:00am-12:00pm
282882 $52/6 sess

Fri Oct 2-Nov 6 11:00am-12:00pm
282899 $52/6 sess

Fri Nov 13-Dec 18 11:00am-12:00pm
282901 $52/6 sess

Basement at Barclay Manor

Featured Class: Watercolour Painting

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 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.

Instructor: Mohammad Atashzad

Thu Oct 1-Dec 3 1:00pm-3:00pm
282903 $149.50/10 sess

Basement at Barclay Manor

Featured Class: Tai Chi – 24 Form

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..

Instructor: Kelly Maclean

Thu Sep 24-Nov 26 11:00am-12:00pm
282840 $160/10 sess

Auditorium

Featured Class: Pickleball

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 hand held paddles. It is great for all skills and ability levels.

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

Featured Class: Photography – Beginner

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.

Instructor: Manto Nakamura

Mon Sep 21-Oct 5 12:00pm-2:00pm
282844 $88/3 sess

Multipurpose Room

Featured Class: Line Dancing – Beginner

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.

Instructor: Al Serfas

Wed Sep 23-Dec 2 9:30am-10:30am
282834 $52/10 sess

Auditorium

Featured Class: Drawing and Sketching for Beginners

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.

Instructor: Philip Tsang

Wed Sep 23-Nov 25 11:30am-1:30pm
282861 $200/10 sess

Multipurpose Room

Featured Class: Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga is a unique class that modifies yoga postures through the creative use of a chair. Our class is open for 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.

Instructor: Irene Lugsdin

Wed Sep 23-Dec 2 12:00pm-1:00pm
282694 $47/10 sess

Auditorium

Featured Class: Performing Stars (5-12 yrs)

Junior Performing Stars (5-7yrs) NEW!

Learn all the essential skills to be a dynamite musical theatre performer! We’ll explore all the best numbers from oldies, modern hits, Disney and Broadway. Sing with confidence, while learning fun choreography and the acting skills of a star!

Instructor: Vancouver Performing Stars

Wed Apr 15-Jun 17 4:15-5:00pm
271447 $110/10 sess
Denman Room

JSenior Performing Stars (8-12 yrs) NEW!

Build your musical theatre repertoire through weekly training in ensemble and small group work! We’ll tackle challenging choreography and practice valuable singing technique while honing your skills as a triple threat performer in a fun and positive environment.

Instructor: Vancouver Performing Stars

Wed Apr 15-Jun 17 5:00-6:00pm
271449 $120/10 sess
Denman Room

Featured Class: Tennis – Beginner NEW!

Tennis – Beginner NEW!

Never Played Before, Never touched a racquet, late life risk takers more than welcome. If you can rally-do not take this program. Players use low compression balls and are taught a very successful Beginner to Novice Skill Package and how to Play and Have Fun. No Class April 13

Instructor: Gord Hauka

Wed Apr 1-Apr 15 5:30-7:00pm
271704 $93.33/4 sess
Mon May 4-May 13 5:30-7:00pm
271711 $93.33/4 sess

King George Tennis Courts