55+ Programs and Highlights
View all of our 55+ Programs in our Fall 2022 Program Guide.
Cedar Hat Weaving
Learn how to create a woven cedar hat using techniques handed down over thousands of years. Though most hats will follow traditional shapes, there is room for creative interpretation with guidance from Todd and skilled volunteers. Each participant will have access to the tools and cedar warps and wefts to complete their own Cedar Hat.
Thu 1:30-3:30pm Sep 8-Oct 27 CFEC $40/8 sess
Thu 1:30-3:30pm Nov 3-Dec 22 CFEC $40/8 sess
Ukulele Seasonal Chorus (55yrs+)
Play an array of seasonal Christmas tunes. Basic ukulele chord understanding and some experience needed. Beginner lessons will be offered again next season. Click here to register.
Tue 2:00-3:30pm Nov 15-Dec 20 55+ Centre Free Jane
Ukulele Sing-Along (All ages)
A gathering of senior and Elder ukulele players for a monthly sing-along in the beautiful Carving Centre. We welcome folks of all ages, including those who simply want to sing. Click here to register.
Wed 1:30-3:00pm Sep 28 Carving Centre Free Jane
Monday Soup (55yrs+)
Monday lunches are back! Join us for a warm and welcoming homemade soup lunch. A place to rest your feet a while, meet a friend, and enjoy a quiet space for a quick lunch. Pay at the Pool or Info Centre and bring your receipt to the 55+ Centre. No session Oct 10 and Sep 19
Mon 12:00-1:00pm Sep 26-Dec 12 55+ Centre $3.50/drop-in
Creative Communities in a Global Pandemic
We’re thrilled to be part of Doing It For Love: Five Stories from Creative Communities in a Global Pandemic, presented by the Vancouver Park Board’s Arts, Culture & Engagement team.
2022 Arts & Health Showcase - What are you hungry for?
Featuring Britannia’s Cedar Hat Weaving group and Quirkie. For more information, visit the Healthy Aging Through the Arts website.
Weaving Our Community TogetherWeaving our Community Together (WOCT) brings Indigenous youth, elders and other community members together for mutual sharing, learning, connecting and growing. For more information, visit the WOCT page here.
Quirk-e (the Queer Imaging & Riting Kollective for Elders) is one of the founding Parks Board Arts & Health projects. Members have worked together for the last 15 years to produce an electric and eclectic mix of artistic productions that have included: theatre, imagery, digital storytelling, spoken word and writing. If you’re interested in joining this group, please contact Anne at .
Chair yoga is an accessible gentle seated practice designed to help you feel more energized and calm. We'll explore simple and easy movements to mobilize your whole body, breath work to calm the nervous system, and other brain and mood stimulating techniques to help you feel more connected with ease. Please come in comfortable clothes, socks and shoes.
Fri 12:15-1:15pm 55+ Centre Free (registration required)
Friday Social Café
Afternoon social, friendly drop-in for a cup of tea or coffee. A game of cards, chat, or work on your crafting projects, everyone is welcome.
Fri 2:00-4:00pm 55+ Centre Free (drop-in)
Great Movies at Britannia
Everyone is welcome to attend our movie series every Sunday evening. See below for the schedule. Doors open at 5:45pm. (No Movies Oct 9 & Nov 13)
Sun 6:00-9:00pm Sep 11-Dec 11 55+ Centre Free*
420406 *Registration required.
ContactIf you have any questions please give us a call at the Info Centre 604.718.5800 (1) or the 55+ Centre 604.718.5837.