55+ Programs and Highlights
View all of our 55+ Programs in our Winter 2023 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 1:30-4:00pm Jan 12-Mar 30 CFEC $80/12 sess
Ukulele Jam Circle (All ages)
Calling all ukulele players to join a friendly jam session in the 55+ Centre with Jane and the 55+ ukulele players. Takes place on the 1st Friday of each month. We welcome voices to join in the community sing-a-long too!
Fri 1:30-3:00pm Jan 6, Feb 3, Mar 3 55+ 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.
Mon 12:00-1:00pm Jan 9-Mar 27 55+ Centre $3.50/drop-in
Whatever your craft, come gather with others to share, chat and work on projects. Coffee, tea and a warm freidnly environment awaits you. No session Jan 28 (Robbie Burns Luncheon). The Craft COllective meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month, but crafting is still welcome Jan 19, Feb 16, Mar 16.
Thi 1:00-4:00pm Jan 5-Mar 31 55+ Centre
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.
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 $10 per set
Set 1: Jan 6-Feb 10
Set 2: Feb 17-Mar 31
CHAP (Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program)
The monthly drop-in sessions of the Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP) will be held, in French.
Fri 9:00am – 12:00pm 55+ Centre Free (drop-in)
Jan 20, Feb 17, Mar 17
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. All of the January movies are "John Truchan's Last Call" - movies that John wanted to see but never got the chance to, so we'll be screening them in his honour.
(No Movies Feb 19)
Sun 6:00-9:00pm Jan 8-Mar 26 55+ Centre Free*
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.