Pre-Teen Programs (9-12yrs)
Hang out in the Youth Lounge with the guys while playing video games, competing against each other in foosball, and enjoying other planned activities. Preregistration 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.
Instructor: JJ Quon
Wed April 15-June 10 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Haro Room (Youth Lounge)
Every week will have something new and exciting to do! On some special days, there will be some educational and fun workshops to help you learn about yourself. Pre-registration required and a Pre-Teens Program waiver form is required. A calendar of activities will be available at the WECC Front Office a week before the program starts.
Instructor: Jordan Moorhead
Tues April 14-June 9 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Haro Room (Youth Lounge)
Teen Programs (13-18yrs)
Community Youth Development at West End & Coal Harbour CCs
Youth services at West End & Coal Harbour CCs are partnership between the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation and the West End Community Centre Association. Youth programs reflect the principles of CYD in the City of Vancouver: accessible, collaborative, and inclusive. Youth are respected, supported and involved in program planning, implementation and decision-making. For more information, call the Youth Office at 604 718 6210, or email Francis Colcol, Community youth Worker at firstname.lastname@example.org
Teen Advisory Group (Joe Fortes Library)
Come join our Teen Advisory Group! If you’re between the ages of 13-18 and would like to share your opinion on our teen programs, services and/or collections, then TAG is for you! April 7, May 5, June 2 Ages 13-18. Registration required. Space is limited.
Instructor: Joe Fortes WECC VPL
Tue Apr 7-Jun 2 3:30-4:30pm
Joe Fortes Library
Immigrant Buddy Program
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 (“buddies”) to the West End with peers who are familiar with the city (“hosts”). If you are interested
in joining or want more information, please contact the Youth Worker at 604-718-6210 or email@example.com.
Watercolour for Youth (13-18yrs)
Explore the world of watercolor painting. This program is for children who want to learn how to use water, paper, color 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. Drop in; $20, space permitting.
Instructor: Mohammad Atashzad
Thu Apr 23-Jun 25 3:30-5:00pm
267327 $149/10 sess
Breakdancing (13-16yrs) NEW!
Learn really cool breakdancing moves! Now is your chance!! Learn to prock, to do floor moves, power moves and freezes. Students will understand how to freestyle and cypher in this fun class! Jhaymee (aka bboy Eloquence) is a national breakdance champion. Drop in $10.00.
Instructor: Jhaymee Hizon
Sat Apr 18-Jun 13 1:00-2:00pm
267426 $81/9 sess
Kids Club Tennis (13-16yrs) NEW!
Kids Club Program gives players 13-16 the same program as followed by Adult Beginner, Novice and Lower Intermediate. Play begins with the Low Compression Green Dot ball and through the sessions the goal is to progress to the regular tennis ball. No Class May 16
Instructor: Gord Hauka
Sat Apr 18-Jun 13 12:15-1:15pm
271718 $86/8 sess
King George Tennis Courts
Come join us for some lunch time sport! This free drop in will take place in the West End Arena. A staff will organize a schedule of sports, teams, referee and time matches. Bring your running shoes and stretch because this will be a session you won’t want to miss! Please contact Francis at 604 718 6210 or at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Wed May 6-May 24 11:30AM-12:30PM
West End Arena Free
Youth Incentive Program
The YIP is for youth looking to gain leadership skills, employment training and to have some fun! The program meets bi-weekly on Mondays and has a mix of workshops, special event planning and social activities. Once a month, the group will go on an out-trip of their choice. For more information, please contact Nat at the West End Youth Office at email@example.com.
Junior Youth Incentive Program
In grade 8? Junior YIP is a great way to build skills, plan fundraisers and events and get some volunteer hours! Our weekly meetings on Thursdays after school are a great way to get involved in your community. For more information, please contact Nat at the West End Youth Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
PB City-Wide Youth Council
The City-Wide Youth Council connects youth from Vancouver’s 20 diverse communities to work together on youth initiatives, local issues and Youth Week. For more information, contact Nat at email@example.com
Peer Education Programs
Do you have a teachable skill or special talent you would like to share? Drop by the Youth Office and talk to Nat about turning that skill or talent into a program at the West End or Coal Harbour Community Centres!
Youth volunteers have a key role in providing program and special event support. Volunteers are able to gain valuable work experience, build relationships with Youth Worker and event staff and meet other youth. Some of these opportunities include:
Spring Break Camps – WECC & Coal Harbour March 16-27
Easter Carnival – Coal Harbour April 4
Art in the City – WECC May 1-3
Mini Kids Zone – WECC May 16-28
Summer Day Camp Orientation – WECC June 20
Other seasonal events are also available. If you have any questions or wish to sign up to
volunteer, please visit Nat at the Youth Office or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday Nights at Coal Harbour Community Centre
Youth ages 13-18 are welcome to enjoy the open gym and activities upstairs in the Multi-Purpose room. Cooking will be between 6:30PM-8:00PM – please sign up with the teen staff beforehand to participate in cooking dinner!
Come down and play basketball, volleyball, soccer, badminton, dodgeball, handball, floor hockey or any sports you can think of! No prorams May 8. Fri Apr 17-Jun 19 6:15pm-9:30pm
Fri Apr 17-Jun 19 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
No programs May 8
April 17 . . . Sandwich Bar
April 24 . . . Pasta
May 1 . . . Soups Up
May 15 . . . Lettuce Wraps
May 22 . . . Sliders
May 29 . . . Grilled Cheese
June 5 . . . Breakfast Dinner
June 12 . . . Taco Time
June 19 . . . Pizza Pizza