Britannia would like to assist those who are not able to afford the advertised cost of certain recreation programs; at the same time, our operation needs to be financially viable. Click here for our Subsidy Policy.

Britannia Events Calendar

Programs

We are now offering in-person programs. You can view our programs on the Vancouver Recreation site.

 

2021 Fall Recreation Facility Schedules

(Effective Sep 25)

 

What's Up at the Britannia Art Gallery

Due to construction in the library, the Britannia Art Gallery will be closed from September until approximately the end of December 2021.

 

Keep up with the gallery on Instagram, and visit their exhibition archive here

 

 

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Orange Shirt Day

Sep 30, 2021 9:00 am - Sep 30, 2021 2:00 pm
Location: VAFC & Grandview Park

In partnership with the Indian Residential School Survivor Society (IRSSS), the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre (VAFC), and the Vancouver Aboriginal Community Policing Centre (VACPC).

We are gathering with Elders and their families on Orange Shirt Day. We invite you all to join us on this important day to help raise awareness about residential schools and their lasting impact on Indigenous peoples. Every Child Matters. Wear your orange shirt in support. RSVP to the Facebook event here.

 

Schedule

9:00am - Assemble at the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre (1607 East Hastings Street)

9:45am - Walk to Grandview Park

10:30am - Ceremony at Grandview Park. Introduction and welcome by Annie Danilko and guest speaker Kat Norris.

11:00am - Nisga'a Elders testimony, followed by activities (lunch, drum circle, crafting and sharing)

 

A support worker from the IRSSS will be available during the event to provide support to survivors and their families.

 

Help keep the community safe by social distancing and wearing a mask when necessary.