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                                                                                                        Spring/Summero l o u r
                                                                                                        Recreation Guide

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                                                                                                                                                   Sat August 7th
                                                                                                                                                      12 - 4pm

                                                                                                           2690 Larch Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6K 4K9
                                                                                                            Phone: 604.257.6976 Fax: 604.257.6996
                                                                                                        Jointly Operated by Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation and Kitsilano Community Centre

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                                                                                                              Summer Daycamps - See pages 21-24.
                                kitsiLANo wAR mEmoRiAL commUNitY cENtRE
                                                        kitsiLANo wAR mEmoRiAL

                                  2690 Larch street, Vancouver, B.c., V6k 4k9 Phone 604-257-6976 Fax 604-257-6996 web www.kitscc.com
                                                                                                                                                                           commUNitY cENtRE

                                                        Jointly Operated by Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation and Kitsilano War Memorial Community Centre Association

        TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                                                 HOURS OF OPERATION
  Adult ..............................................................10-18
                                                                                                                                                                     PRoGRAm REGistRAtioN
      Dance ...............................................................................16
      Dog Obedience .................................................................14
                                                                                                             spring & summer Hours                                            oNLiNE REGistRAtioN
      Fitness ..............................................................................12                may 1-August 31, 2010
      Music ................................................................................14                                                                               wednesday, April 14 at 9:00am
      Pilates ...............................................................................14
                                                                                                  monday-Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7:45 am - 11:00 pm
                                                                                                                                                                        To set up your online account or to reset
      Special Interest .................................................................17        saturday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:45 am - 5:30 pm
      Sports & Martial Arts .................................................... 10-11                                                                                 your password, please call 604-257-6976.
      Yoga..................................................................................15    sunday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:45 am - 10:00 pm
  Aerobics..............................................................13                         NOTE: the office closes 1/2 hour before the Centre.                 To register online go to www.kitscc.com or
  Culinary-Ken’s Kitchen .......................................18
                                                                                                     Fitness centre Hours see page 13.                                            www.vancouverparks.ca
  Fitness Centre ....................................................13
  Ice Rink...............................................................15
                                                                                                             Personal information Protection
                                                                                                                                                                                 iN PERsoN / PHoNE
  Kitsilano Beach Programs ..................................10                                                                                                                     REGistRAtioN
  Preschool & Children .........................................3-7                                In the course of providing programs and services, the
  Seniors ..........................................................22-23                          Kitsilano War Memorial Community Centre Association                         saturday, April 17 at 9:00am
                                                                                                   collects personal information of members and others
  Special Events ......................................................2
                                                                                                   participating in classes, workshops, projects, events,
  Youth .................................................................8-9
                                                                                                   or facility rentals. This information may be used
                                                                                                   for communication purposes regarding current or                     sENioR’s REGistRAtioN
                            OUR STAFF                                                              upcoming events, processing payments, statistical
                                                                                                   or human resource purposes, or for the provision of
                                                                                                                                                                                monday, April 12 at 9:00am
                                                                                                   programs or services. For information on our privacy                  in person only for senior’s programs only
Community Recreation Supervisor ...................... Doug Taylor
                                                                                                   policies and practices or to contact our Privacy Officer
Recreation Programmers.........Lorelei Lauten, Cathy Almaas
                                                                                                   or the Front Desk, please call: 604 257-6976.
Ice Rink/Fitness Programmer ..............................Jayne Loutit
Recreation Facility Clerk ....................................Linda Cregan
Volunteer/Special Events Programmer.............Sharon Martin
RPT Fitness Attendant ................... Nancy Plechaty de Lopez                                                                  SPECIAL EVENTS CALENDAR
Youth Leader ................................................Adrian Martynkiw
Cash/Clerk Typist .......................................... Ellen Dacamara
Cashiers .................Kim Farrell, Becca Ford, Sasha Holberg,                                                       Family toy & clothing sale                                    Pool tournament for Youth!
....................Shelley MacDonald, Emily Schultz, Emma Terry,
                                                                                                                                                                                           tues, wed & thu
                                                                                                                            sunday April 25
.......... Joanne Carman, Hazel Choi, Sam Wilson, Karalyn Yu
Program Assistants .......Jay Black, Nicole Bird, Randy Chan,                                                               10:00am-1:00pm                                             may 4, 5, 6 3:30-6:00pm
............................ Nicolle Koeppel, Olin Quam, Gabriel Srour,                                                                                                                    This double elimination pool
                                                                                                                        A perfect chance for families to buy
......................................................... Joe Walters, Luke Vasak                                                                                                                 tournament will include
Facility Engineer. .......................................... Alfredo Labrador                                         and sell used children’s clothing and                                       singles and doubles.
Building Service Workers ........ Dante Andres, Gauvain Gonzales,                                                      toys. Great bargains for parents with                                    Details will be available in
Maintenance Lead Hands ........ Peter Evans, Achilles Porras,                                                            growing children. Admission 50c.                                        the Youth Lounge, or call
.............................................. Cres Manglapus, Tibor Koeppel
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Sharon at 604-257-6991,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      $5 to participate.
                BOARD MEMBERS
President ...................................................... Robert Haines
                                                                                                    JUNE                                                                                  Family sports Bonanza!

Vice President .................. Peter Quevillon, Dianne Sankey                                                                                                                           saturday July 10-FREE
Treasurer ........................................................Arlene Brown
                                                                                                                                                                                        Join sport instructors from Kitsilano
Secretary ............................................................Alfred Lam                              kitsilano Block Party Day,
members At Large: Stephen Cooke, Jerry Fast, Lisa Duthie,                                                       sunday June 20 2010!                                 Community Centre at Connaught Park for some field
Sue Anne Sargent, Meredith Severin, Shirley Teather, Nona                                               Interested in hosting a street party on your                 sports and games! Try out a new activity, play a sport
Thompson, Rosalba Tuttle
Honorary Life Members:                                                                                 block on Vancouver's Car Free Day? Contact                    that you may not have played in a while – or one that
Peg Hillman, Bea Leinback, Dorothea Rogers                                                             us at kitsilano@carfreevancouver.org or visit                   you play all the time!! Sports will be organized for
                                                                                                                    carfreevancouver.org                              all ages! SportFit will be on site to do fitness testing.
                                                                                                                      to find out more.                                                Please pre-register.
                PROGRAM POLICIES                                                                                                                                            10:00am to 11:45am (games on the field)
                                                                                                                                                                     11:45am to 12:30pm (BBQ at the community centre)
Refund Policy
Cancelled programs are 100% refunded.
Requests for refund must be received:
• 48 hours prior to the third class for prorated refund.
• 48hoursnoticeforworkshops,luncheons andoutdoorprograms.
                                                                                                           Sa turday
• 7 days for Camps, Family Toy and Clothing sales and bus trips.
• Refunds are subject to a $5 administration fee.                                                          12noon
                                                                                                                                                  in the Park
Subsidized Programs
Discounts are available at time of registration provided you
                                                                                                   A Community Festival at Connaught Park!
meet the criteria and have proper identification. Youth and                                                    * Carnival Rides * Carnival Games * BBQ * Arts and Crafts *
students can receive 25% discount on adult programs. Seniors
over 60 can receive a 30% discount on adult programs.                                                            * Face Painting * Bouncy Castles * Community Booths *
Leisure Access Card holders receive a 50% discount.
Application forms for the Leisure Access Card program are                                                                Entertainers and Performers
available at: www.vancouver.ca/parks/rec/lac/index.htm                                            And much more... Come run, jump and play-fun activities and events for all ages.

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                                                                                 Preschool & Children
                                             CREATIVE ARTS                                                                               DIGITAL & VIDEO
Parent and Tot Art-Time (1-2 yrs)                            3D Earth Art (4-6yrs)                                        Cartooning & Animation (8-12yrs)
Explore making all kinds of art creations painting           This program is great for the budding architects and         Learn to draw characters from animated movies; Goofy,
with brushes, fingers, hands and maybe even feet!            designers! Young ones will have fun using their hands        Donald Duck, Scooby Doo, Rugrats, etc. Create your
Create different textures, collage with different shapes     to create models and sculptures using a variety of           own cartoon characters and see them brought to life
and colours, playdough exploration, assemble and             art materials. Kids will also make art from recycled         through digital film. Computer editing complete with
decorate interesting and unique pre-cut designs and          materials such as papier mache using old newspapers,         music and sound effects is later taken to the studio,
have fun making a mess with mom/dad and other little         puppets out of odd gloves, skipping ropes out of old         where it receives the professional touch. In this unique
ones! Drop in $8.                                            tights and wait and see what we make out of toilet paper     & innovative program, award-winning animators, Nadia,
Instructor: Rachel Lynch                                     rolls! Bring a shirt that can get messy! A healthy snack     Doby and Teo, will teach you the drawing & animation
Tue                                       10:15am-11:00pm    is included for this 90 minute program. A great time for     skills to produce your very own video.
May 4-Jun 22                    $56/8 sess    12803.201KT
                                                             parents to work out or get an errand done!                   Intstructor: Nadia Dimitrow
Tue                                        11:15am-12:00pm                                                                Fri                                                 3:30-5:30pm
May 4-Jun 22                    $56/8 sess    12803.202KT    Instructor: Alana Gregory
                                                             Thu                                        10:30am-12:00pm   May 7-Jun 25                         $98/8 sess    22825.201KT
Instructor: Billie Murphy
Mon                                          1:15pm-2:00pm   May 6-Jun 24                      8 sess/$74 12805.201KT
May 3-Jun 21                    $49/7 sess     12803.203KT                                                                Claymation & Animation (8-12yrs)
	                                                            Art With Rachel (6-9 yrs)                                    Join in the fun and magic of clay video animation by
Time For Me Too                                              In this class you will have fun creating many fun            making your own creatures and characters that come to
This is a time for parents and caregivers to take a break    creations. Explore the artist in you and make your           life right before your eyes! Build sets, lights and props
and know their child is in a warm and encouraging            masterpiece. We will paint on canvas, paper, wood,           to create an imaginary world, which is filmed digitally.
environment. Your child will spend time drawing,             make jewellery, sculptures and more. All supplies            Computer edited complete with music and sound
painting, sculpting, storytelling, playing games,            included. No class May 24th.                                 effects is later taken to the studio where it receives the
and exercising their imaginations through a varied           Instructor: Rachel Lynch                                     professional touch. Award-winning animators, Nadia,
curriculum of creative activities. Dress for Mess! Drop      Mon                                          4:45pm-5:45pm
                                                             May 3-Jun 28                    $48/8 sess     22802.203KT
                                                                                                                          Doby and Teo will teach this exciting program. No
in $9. No class May 24th                                                                                                  class May 24th.
Instructor: Billie Murphy                                                                                                 Intstructor: Nadia Dimitrow
                                                             Mixed Media Art (8-10yrs)
2-3 yrs                                                                                                                   Mon                                                 3:45-5:45pm
Tue                                         1:00pm-2:00pm    Come and experiment with a variety of art materials and      May 3-Jun 28                         $98/8 sess    22825.202KT
May 4-Jun 22                    $56/8 sess    12801.200KT    techniques such as painting, paper mache, collage and
Wed                                        9:00am-10:00am    more. This class will encourage creativity and expand
May 5-Jun 23
May 6-Jun 24
                                $56/8 sess
                                $56/8 sess
                                                             your imagination!
                                                             Instructor: Peter Shin
3-4 yrs                                                      Tue                             $65/9 sess     6:00-7:30pm
Mon                                       12:00pm-1:00pm     May 4-Jun 29                                  22850.201KT
May 3-Jun 21                    $49/7 sess   12801.203KT                                                                  Kids in the Kitchen (8-12yrs)
                                                                                                                          Experience a world of flavours as you learn to
                                                             Stitches (8+yrs)
On My Own (2-3 yrs)                                                                                                       experiment in this fun, educational and popular kids
                                                             This program introduces children to the basics of
This is an excellent sampler for children getting ready                                                                   cooking program. Learn about what it takes to make
                                                             sewing, knitting, crocheting and embroidery. These
to enter pre-school in Autumn. Participate in messy art                                                                   delicious creations, find out how to work as a team and
                                                             crafts are wonderful skills to share with children. They
projects, sing songs, play with playdough and meet new                                                                    where your passions lie. Get acquainted with the ins
                                                             are great for strengthening their fine motor skills and
friends. Drop-ins welcome if there is space $9.                                                                           and outs of a commercial kitchen, including food safety
                                                             concentration but more importantly it is great fun! All
Instructor: Nadia Lafortune                                                                                               tips and best practices.
Fri                                       11:30am-12:30pm    supplies included!
                                                                                                                          Instructor: Catered Art Mark Halyk
May 7-Jun 25                    $56/8 sess    12809.201KT    Instructor: Alana Gregory                                    Tue                                               4:00pm-5:30pm
Tue                                        11:30am-12:30pm   Mon                            $62/10 sess     3:30-4:30pm
                                                             April 19-Jun 28                                22805.201KT   Part 1
Instructor:Billie Murphy
                                                                                                                          May 4-May 25                         $50/4 sess    22601.201KT
May 4-Jun 22                    $56/8 sess    12809.202KT
                                                                                                                          Part 2
                                                             Jewellery Making (8-12yrs)                                   Jun 1-Jun 22                         $50/4 sess    22601.202KT
                                                             Join Alana and learn how to make your own jewellery,
                                                             you will be surprised how easy it is! Have fun making
                                                             bracelets, earrings, toe rings anklets and so much
                                                             more! All supplies included!
                                                             Instructor: Alana Gregory
                                                             Mon                            $72/10 sess     4:45-6:00pm
                                                             Apr 19- Jun 28                                 22806.201KT

                                                             Scrapbooking Memories (8-12yrs)
                                                             What kid doesn’t like cutting up paper, peeling off
                                                             stickers, stamping and coloring pictures? Children love
By Myself (2.5-3yrs)                                         every opportunity to work with fun art supplies. Channel
Parents go for a workout while your little one enjoys        some of your child’s creative energy into scrapbooking.
arts and crafts, songs, stories and games. Your child        Scrapbooking is a great way for children to get organized
will explore painting, drawing, playdough, songs and         and create something special and everlasting!
puppetry. Drop-ins available if there is space $9.           Instructor: Alana Gregory                                    Cooking Club (9-14 yrs)
Instructor: Rachel Lynch                                     Thur                               $72/10 sess 3:30-5:00pm
                                                             Apr 22-Jun 24                                 22805.202KT
                                                                                                                          Get inspired in the kitchen with our first-ever youth
Tue                                       9:00am-10:00am
May 4-Jun 22                    $56/8 sess   12804.202KT                                                                  class. Hands-on learning includes creative meal ideas
                                                             From the Studio (10-12yrs)                                   for all family members, fun foods and cooking as a
                                                             Learn how to use different drawing materials to sketch       team. Learn kitchen basics, food safety fundamentals
Art Expression For Kids (4-6yrs)                                                                                          and proper table settings, just in time for a shared sit-
                                                             unique still life. You will see an improvement throughout
Introduction to visual journals for kids. This creative                                                                   down meal at the end of class. After you eat a great
                                                             the program as you develop skills to train your eyes and
art program helps to develop a childs creative genius,                                                                    meal, join Adrian from 6:30-9:30 for some fun planned
                                                             hands. Bring all your energy and focus into this class.
by encouraging them to see the world as one big art                                                                       events for youth!
                                                             No class May 21.
inspiration. Healthy snack included. A great time for                                                                     Instructors: Mark, Daniel, Laura
                                                             Instructor: Peter Shin
parents to enjoy a work out or run an errand or two!         Fri                             $58/7 sess     5:45-7:15pm   Fri                                     $50/4 sess 5:00-6:30pm
Instructor: Alana Gregory                                    May7-Jun 25                                   22850.202KT    May 7-29                                          22610.201KT
Thu                                          1:00-2:30pm                                                                  June 4-25                                         22610.202KT
May 6- Jun 24                     $74/8 sess 12805.202KT

                              Summer Daycamps                                             - See pages 21-24.                                                                     3
 Preschool & Children                                                                                                   kitsiLANo wAR mEmoRiAL
                                                                                                                                    commUNitY cENtRE

                                          Dance with Lorraine!                                                                         instructor: michael mori

  Lorraine white-wilkinson has a BA Honours degree in dance and over 20 yrs teaching experience.                             michael mori is a talented singer, dancer,
  she currently is persuing a masters Degree in Arts Education at sFU and is teaching as an Artist in                        musician and all round performer! He has been
  Residence for the VsB.                                                                                                     teaching performing arts for many years and is
                                                                                                                             very passionate about what he does.
Parent & Tot Pre-Dance 1 (2 yrs)                             Creative Modern Dance (6-8 yrs)
                                                                                                                            Musical Theatre (7-14 yrs)
Designed to provide a gentle introduction to movement,       Just like a little adult dance class! Children will
                                                                                                                            Dance and sing a big number with choreographer
this class will allow you to spend some special time with    experience a more technically structured class with
                                                                                                                            Michael Mori. Style and individuality are encouraged
your child. Stories, poems and props will be used to get     centre exercises, steps and travelling combinations. A
                                                                                                                            along with tightly choreographed moves. Broadway
these little ones dancing. Exploration of body parts and     choreographed dance, including creative input from the
                                                                                                                            calls to one and all, with a performance for parents and
the space around us is the focus of this class and adult     little dancers, will be worked on for presentation on the
                                                                                                                            guests at the end!
participation is mandatory, so both big dancers and little   last day . Children must be at least 6 years old. Children
dancers should come ready to move and have some fun!         must be able to attend unaccompanied by an adult.              7-9 yrs
                                                                                                                            Wed                                          3:30pm-4:30pm
Tue                                        9:30am-10:00am    Sat                                         10:30am-11:15am    May 5-Jun 23                    $50/8 sess     21631.201KT
May 11-Jun 22                    $40/7 sess   11605.201KT    May 15-Jun 26                    $44/7 sess    21602.201KT
                                                                                                                            10-14 yrs
                                                                                                                            Wed                                          4:30pm-5:30pm
Parent & Tot Pre-Dance 2 (2 1/2-3 yrs)                                       Dance with celeste!                            May 5-Jun 23                    $50/8 sess     21631.202KT
This class is for the little dancer who is happy dancing
with you and is now getting ready to dance on their own.      celeste Lyon is a graduate of mainDance and
Body parts and the space around us will be the focus          brings over eight years of dance teaching                                       salsa with Lara!
once again, along with special times to dance together,       experience to share with children.
and encouraging times to dance apart. Adult participation
is mandatory, so both big dancers and little dancers
                                                             Ballet Dancers (3-6 yrs)
should come ready to move and have some fun!
                                                             Calling all Boys and Girls! Children will learn basic
Tue                                        10:15am-10:45am
May 11-Jun 22                    $41/7 sess    11606.201KT   ballet techniques such as: development of balance and
                                                             coordination and learning to work together. They will
Pre-Ballet                                                   become familiar with classical music, and learn basic
This introductory class focuses on posture, body             ballet positions and movements. Creativity and self-
awareness and creativity. Children will learn some basic     expression are both supported and encouraged as no
dance positions and steps while having fun, fun, fun!        one can dance quite like you! Children must be able to
Everyone is invited to our show day on the last day of       participate on their own. An informal presentation will
class. Children must be able to attend unaccompanied         take place on the final day of classes where copious
by an adult.                                                 amounts of applause are mandatory!
                                                             Instructor: Celeste Lyon
4-5 yrs
Tue                                        11:00am-11:45am   3-4 yrs
                                                             Wed                                        10:15am-10:45am
May 11-Jun 22                    $44/7 sess    11603.201KT
                                                             Apr 21-Jun 23                  $57/10 sess     11611.201KT
                                                                                                                            Salsa Babies (6 weeks +yrs)
4-6 yrs                                                      Wed                                        11:30am-1200pm      Dance back into shape with the best little partner of all
Sat                                        11:30am-12:15pm   Apr 21-Jun 23                  $57/10 sess     11611.202KT     your baby! With little ones snuggled into baby carriers,
May 15-Jun 26                    $44/7 sess    11603.202KT
                                                             4-5 yrs                                                        new moms learn basic steps to popular Latin dances,
                                                             Wed                                          10:45am-11:30am   while babies shake maracas and bounce around to
                                                             Apr 21-Jun 23                  $67/10 sess       11611.203KT
                                                                                                                            the Latin beat. It’s perfect for people who have always
                                                             5-6 yrs
                                                             Wed                                          12:45pm-1:30pm
                                                                                                                            wanted to learn to dance, but could never convince their
                                                             Apr 21-Jun 23                  $67/10 sess      11611.204KT    partner to take lessons! Drop-ins welcome if there is
                                                                                                                            space $15. No class May 24th (Victoria Day).
                                                             Creative Jazz Dance Kids (3-4 yrs)                             Instructor: Lara Leontowich
                                                             In this creative dance class,                                  Mon                                          1:05pm-1:45pm
                                                             young ones will have the                                       May 3-Jun 14                    $80/6 sess     11616.201KT
                                                             opportunity to learn basic
                                                             dance steps in a warm and
                                                             encouraging environment.
                                                             Children will explore the                                               SOCIAL RECREATION
                                                             world of music, rhythm, and
Pre-Ballet/Creative Dance (3-5 yrs)                          movement through their own
                                                             creative process. Memory,                                      Time Together (1.5-3 yrs)
A combination class of creative dance and pre-ballet to
                                                             rhythm, coordination, and                                      Parents with their children can
accommodate all the little dancers. Everyone is invited
                                                             strength are valuable skills                                   enjoy participating in a variety
to our show day on the last day. Children must be able
                                                             that will be developed in a                                    of activities that are fun and
to attend unaccompanied by an adult.
                                                             positive and cheerful environment.                             age appropriate. Activities will
Tue                                        11:45am-12:30pm
May 11-Jun 22                    $44/7 sess    11604.201KT   Wed                                          12:15pm-12:45pm   include: painting, playdough,
Tue                                          1:15pm-2:00pm   Apr 21-Jun 23                  $57/10 sess       11613.201KT   craft projects and free play.
May 11-Jun 22                    $44/7 sess    11604.202KT                                                                  Each session will end with
Sat                                         12:30pm-1:15pm
                                                                                                                            circle time which includes a
May 15-Jun 26                    $44/7 sess    11604.203KT      Family toy & clothing sale                                  story and sing along. Drop in
                                                                A perfect chance for families to buy and sell               available if there is space $8.
Creative Dance (3-4 yrs)
                                                                   used children’s clothing and toys. Great                 Instructor: Nadia Lafortune
Children will explore movement through the use of
                                                              bargains for parents with growing                             Fri                                       9:30am-10:15am
stories, poems, props and pictures. Come and enjoy                                                                          May 7-Jun 25                    $56/8 sess    12807.201KT
our performance on the last day. Children must be able            children. Admission 50c.                                  Fri                                        10:30am-11:15am
to attend unaccompanied by an adult.                                 sunday April 25                                        May 7-Jun 25                    $56/8 sess    12807.202KT
Sat                                        9:30am-10:15am            10:00am-1:00pm
May 15-Jun 26                    $44/7 sess   11601.201KT

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                                                                                      Preschool & Children

                                                    Dance with Billie!                                                                             Dance with Debbie!

  Billie murphy is a graduate of the integrated (Dance and musical theatre)                                                          A professional instructor with over 20 years of
  program at the American musical and Dramatic Academy in New York city.                                                             experience as a school director choreographer
  Billie murphy has performed for various companies in Vancouver including                                                           and movement educator will be teaching ballet
  Applause musicals in concert, a dancer for the Jessie Richardson Awards, and                                                       for pre-schoolers and children here at the
                                                                                                                                     kitsilano community centre.
  with various choreographers through Harbour Dance. A certified Gymboree
  Play & music teacher, she has also taught theatre and movement class to
  young children throughout Vancouver. For the past year she has been dancing                                                      Introduce your child to the world of dance. These classes
  and studying ballet, jazz, tap, and contemporary styles in New York city with                                                    develop coordination, musicality and cooperation while
  Diego Funes, mark santoro, the New Dance Group, manhattan movement,                                                              having fun. Using imagination and creativity little ones
  and steps on Broadway. At the New Dance Group, she was a scholarship                                                             will learn the basics of ballet. Parents and guests are
  work-study student. she has appeared in various promotional material.                                                            invited to watch their little dancers perform on the last
                                                                                                                                   day of class.
                                                                                                                                   (3-4 yrs)
Parent & Tot Creative Movement (2-4 yrs)                             M
                                                                     	 ini Jazz (4-5yrs)                                           Fri                                             3:15pm-3:45pm
Move and groove with your little one! Using music, song,             Learn the fundamentals of jazz and ballet techniques          May 14-Jun 11                      $30/5 sess     11600.201KT
props, and stories, we will explore using our bodies                 in a fun, supportive atmosphere. Using upbeat music,          5-6 years
and imaginations in a fun, supportive environment. We                games, and props, we will explore co-ordination,              Fri                                             3:45pm-4:30pm
will develop co-ordination, spatial awareness, rhythm,               musicality, and spatial awareness along with basic jazz       May 14-Jun 11                      $32/5 sess     11600.202KT
musicality, and self-expression all while moving our                 techniques. Come ready to leap, run, jump, stretch, and
feet to some great music. Get ready to move, stretch,                play! Dress in clothing you can move in and ballet or soft    Ballet (7-8 yrs)
and explore with your little one! No class May 24.                   jazz shoes. Demo on the last day of class for friends,        A creative yet disciplined approach to learning ballet.
Instructor: Billie Murphy                                            family and fans! No class May 24.                             Learn ballet steps, positions, posture, and much more
2-3 yrs                                                              Mon                                         2:30pm-3:15pm     while developing coordination, flexibility, poise, and
Mon                                                10:30am-11:00am   May 3-Jun 21                     $50/8 sess   11612.200KT     strength. Parents and guests are invited to watch their
May 3-Jun 21                            $41/7 sess    11610.201KT    Tue                                         2:30pm-3:15pm     little dancers perform on the last day of class.
Wed                                                 1:45pm-2:15pm    May 4-Jun 22                     $50/8 sess   11612.201KT
                                                                                                                                   Fri                                             4:30pm-5:15pm
May 12-Jun 23                           $41/7 sess    11610.203KT    	                                                             May 14-Jun 11                      $32/5 sess     21600.201KT
3-4 yrs                                                              Jazz/Ballet Combo Class (6-8 yrs)
Mon                                               11:15am-11:45am
May 3-Jun 21                            $41/7 sess    11610.202KT
                                                                     Learn the fundamentals of jazz and ballet techniques in       Ballet (9-12 yrs)
Wed                                                    2:30-3:00pm   a fun, supportive atmoshpere. We will work on basic jazz      Creative instruction that will introduce the inspiring
May 12-Jun 23                           $41/7 sess    11610.204KT    steps, stretches, and leaps, and get students confident       young dancer to the basics of ballet technique. It will
                                                                     and ready to dance! Get ready for fun music, high-            give the student an opportunity to experience a solid
                                                                     energy, and a great time. Students will work on a combo       foundation of classical ballet dance. The class will
                                                                     which will be presented on the last day of class. Dress in    consist of strengthening floor exercises to develop their
                                                                     clothing you can move in and ballet or soft jazz shoes.       postures, introduction to the ballet barre and learning
                                                                     Tue                                           3:30pm-4:30pm   more vocabulary of ballet through centre floor exercises
                                                                     May 4-Jun 22                     $54/8 sess     21612.202KT
                                                                                                                                   and combinations. For more information e-mail Debbie
                                                                                                                                   at deblee@telus.net
                                                                     Jazz/Hip Hop (9-12yrs)                                        Fri                                             5:15pm-6:15pm
                                                                     Get ready to move. In this class we will explore commercial   May 14-Jun 11                      $42/5 sess     21600.202KT
                                                                     jazz and hip hop dance styles in a fun, non-competitive
                                                                     environment to current dance tunes. Dancers will learn
                                                                     fundamental jazz steps and techniques combined with                                        YOGA
                                                                     contemporary hip-hop style dance moves. Get ready to
                                                                     dance, stretch, sweat, and have fun! Students will learn
                                                                     a combo to be performed on the last day for family and        Jimminy Cricket Yoga (3-5yrs)
                                                                     friends! Wear comfortable clothing and soft jazz or ballet    Join Natalia, a yoga veteran who has a new found passion
                                                                     shoes. Bring water and healthy snack.                         for teaching the benefits of yoga to the very young - inspired
 3 yrs:                                    2 days per week
                                                                     Tue                                           4:30pm-5:30pm   by her very special grandson. Natalia will incorporate
                                                                     May 4-Jun 22                     $58/8 sess     21612.203KT   gentle hatha techniques through movement to music, play,
 Morning:                   Tue & Thu             9:00-11:00 am
 Afternoon:                 Tue & Thu              1:00-3:00 pm                                                                    drawings and games. Yoga improves flexibility, strength,
 Fee: $102/month                                                                                                                   coordination, and body awareness. Watch your child’s
 4 yrs:                                    3 days per week
                                                                                  gust 7                                           concentration and sense of calmness and relaxation
 Morning:                   Mon/Wed/Fri           9:00-11:30am        Saturday Au                                                  improve. Doing yoga, children exercise, play, connect
 Fee: $143/month
                            Mon/Wed/Fri           12:30-3:00pm
                                                                      12noon-4pm           Picnic                                  more deeply with the inner self, and develop an intimate
                                                                                                                                   relationship with the natural world that surrounds them.
      A one time non-refundable registration fee
         (of $40 and deposit last month’s fee)                                            in the Park                              Drop-ins welcome if space permits $10.
                                                                                                                                   Instructor: Natalia Nimetz
             are required upon registration.                          A Community Festival at Connaught Park!                      Wed                                 $66/8sess     1:00-2:00pm
  Please call to have your child put on a waiting list.                                                                            May 5-Jun 23                                     11619.201KT

  Teachers: Nargis Fazal & Angela Karellas E.C.E.
                                                                                                                                   Family Yoga (2.5-6yrs)
    Registration fee and deposit are required when                                                                                 This family Yoga class is inspired by Hatha Yoga, which
  registering in order to guarantee your child a spot in                                                                           relates to the practice of special animal and insect poses.
 September. The 3 year old program is $106/month and                                                                               Share the benefits with your child of improved concentration
         the 4 year old program is $149/month.                                                                                     and sense of calmness and relaxation. What a great way
            Preschool fee subject to change.                                                                                       to spend quality time with your child to exercise, play, and
                www.tiggywinkle.org                                                                                                connect. Drop in $12. No class May 24th.
                                                                                                                                   Instructor: Alana Gregory
      Phone: 604-257-6993 Email:tiggywi@gmail.com                                                                                  Mon                                 $82/8sess     1:00-2:00pm
                                                                                                                                   May 3-Jun 28                                     11620.201KT

                                Summer Daycamps                                                    - See pages 21-24.                                                                   5
 Preschool & Children                                                                                                         kitsiLANo wAR mEmoRiAL
                                                                                                                                         commUNitY cENtRE

                           MUSIC                                                                                EDUCATIONAL

Music Together                                                ABC Fun For Everyone (3-5yrs)
What will you and your child find in a Music                  This is an introductory level course of the alphabet
Together class? Rainbow coloured falling                      which offers children a fun introduction of A,B,C,D.
leaves cows sitting in the old oak tree,                      Each week we will concentrate on different letters from
tyrannosaurus rex, shining stars, rockets                     A to Z. We will also encourage children to learn and
to the moon and trains to the beach. All                      write the alphabet. This class also includes games,
this with a developmentally appropriate                       stories, worksheets and songs. We make learning fun!
research based curriculum taught by a                         All material provided.
registered Music Together teacher. Parent                     Instructor: Angela K.A. Karellas
participation is required. Siblings 6 months of age           Wed                                             3:30pm-4:30pm
                                                              May 5-Jun 23                       $58/8 sess     15104.201KT
                                                                                                                                Math Fun Everyone (3-5 yrs)
and under can attend for free. Over 6 months please                                                                             This introductory math class will teach children numbers
pay the reduced siblings fee of $90. Tuition includes                                                                           1-20. We will sing lots of songs and play fun games to
two CD’s a Songbook a Parent Education guide and              Introduction to Reading (5-6yrs)
                                                              Through songs, games and fun work sheets children                 teach children how to count, add and subtract. We will
a Parent Education evening open to all adults in                                                                                use props and tools to help children with their visual
the family. For more information please visit: www.           will learn how to read. We will use props and tools to
                                                              help children with their visual skills, and their fine motor      skills, and their fine motor skills. All material provided.
WestSideMusicTogether.CA .                                                                                                      Instructor: Angela K.A. Karellas
Instructor: Joan De Verteuil
                                                              skills. We make learning fun! All material provided. No           Thu                                               3:30pm-4:30pm
Tue                                         9:30am-10:15am    class May 24.                                                     May 6-Jun 24                         $58/8 sess     15103.201KT
Apr 13-Jun 15                  $142/10 sess     11010.201KT   Instructor: Angela K.A. Karellas
Tue                                         10:30am-11:15am   Mon                                             3:30pm-4:30pm
Apr 13-Jun 15                  $142/10 sess     11010.202KT   May 10-Jun 28                      $51/7 sess     15101.201KT
Tue                                         11:30am-12:15pm                                                                     What Every Babysitter Should Know (11-17 yrs)
Apr 13-Jun 15                  $142/10 sess     11010.203KT
                                                              Little Einsteins (3-5 yrs)                                        This St. John Ambulance course will emphasize safety,
Instructor:Donalyn Simpson                                                                                                      coping with emergencies and babysitting responsibilities.
Wed                                         9:30am-10:15am    If you like science and want to give something fun a try
Apr 14-Jun 16                  $142/10 sess     11012.201KT   then sign up for this stimulating and interesting class.          Each student will receive a certificate upon successful
Wed                                         10:30am-11:15am   Science Fun is full of fascinating hands-on experiments           completion. Please bring a pen, notebook and lunch. No
Apr 14-Jun 16                  $142/10 sess     11012.202KT
                                                              that are a great way to learn more about science and              late arrivals permitted.
Wed                                         11:30am-12:15pm                                                                     Instructor: St John Ambulance
Apr 14-Jun 16                  $142/10 sess     11012.203KT   the world around us. All materials provided.                      Sun                                               9:30am-4:00pm
Instructor: Laura Cowan                                       Instructor: Randy Chan                                            May 30                               $50/1 sess     25400.201KT
Thu                                         9:30am-10:15am    Wed                                             10:30am-11:30am   Jun 27                               $50/1 sess     25400.202KT
Apr 15-Jun 17                  $142/10 sess     11013.201KT   Apr 28-Jun 9                       $58/7 sess      15102.201KT    Aug 29                               $50/1 sess     25400.302KT
Thu                                         10:30am-11:15am
Apr 15-Jun 17                  $142/10 sess     11013.202KT
Apr 15-Jun 17                  $142/10 sess
Instructor: Donaly Simpson
Fri                                         9:30am-10:15am
Apr 16-Jun 18                  $142/10 sess     11014.201KT                                                                     Les Petits Amis: French Language
Fri                                         10:30am-11:15am                                                                     Research has shown that this is the perfect age to
Apr 16-Jun 18                  $142/10 sess     11014.202KT                                                                     expose a child to a second language. In Les Petits
                                                                                                                                Amis your child will learn to speak French and have fun!
                                                                                                                                Children will learn the marvels of the French language
                                                                                                                                and culture through action, dance, music, drama, art
                                                                                                                                and educational tools. No class May 24th.
                                                                                                                                Instructor: Nadia Lafortune
                                                                                                                                Mon (3-4yrs)                                    9:00am-11:00am
                                                                                                                                May 3-Jun 28                        $106/8 sess    15000.201KT
                                                                                                                                Sat (3-5yrs)                                    10:00am-12:00pm
                                                                                                                                May 1-Jun 19                        $106/8 sess    15000.202KT
                                                                                                                                Wed (3-6yrs)                                    12:30pm-2:30pm
                                                              Signing Babies                                                    May 5-Jun 23                        $106/8 sess    15010.201KT
                                                              The fun is contagious in this structured but playful class
                                                              that teaches you and your baby beginner American                  Telacoya Marisol (3-6yrs) Japanese
                                                              Sign Language (ASL). We’ll cover all the signing                  Welcome to our warm and personal Japanese
                                                              basics as we learn new songs and rhymes each week                 Language Preschool! Bringing a wealth of knowledge
                                                              to create better communication and bonding between                and energy, Mari comes with 16 years of teaching
Piano Lessons                                                 you and your baby. Learn a new skill for life, meet new           experience. For more information please contact Mari
These one on one 30 minute lessons are designed               families in your community, and enjoy time with your              by e-mail qpmari22@hotmail.com
to match your child’s progress and development. For           baby. Please bring a blanket for non-crawling babies.             Instructor: Mari Shiota
more information please call Mary Friesen at 263-9507.        No drop ins. Contact Lee Ann at signingbabies@shaw.               Thu                                               10:30am-12:30pm
                                                                                                                                Apr 8-Jun 10                       $132/10 sess      15006.201KT
Additional cost of books approximately $30 session            ca for general information. No class May 3 & May 24.
which is not included in course price. No discounts           Instructor: Lee Ann Steyns                                        Thu                                               12:30pm-2:30pm
apply.                                                        0-12months                                                        Apr 8-Jun 10                       $132/10 sess      15006.202KT
                                                              Mon                                             10:30am-11:15am
Instructor: Mary Friesen
                                                              Apr 19-Jun 21                      $65/8 sess      11615.202KT
Tu                                          4:30pm-7:30pm                                                                       French Fun With Nadia
May 4-Jun 22                   $162/8 sess 21000.201-206KT                                                                      During Nadia’s Fun French classes you will be speaking
Fri                                         4:30pm-7:30pm     Signing Babies 2                                                  mostly french and we will be playing games, educational
May 7-Jun 25                   $162/8 sess 21001.201-206KT
Fri                                         4:30pm-7:30pm     This class continues with more ASL vocabulary for older           activities, arts and crafts, singing songs, and dancing,
Jul 2-Jul 16                   $62/3 sess 21001.301-306KT     babies of families already familiar with signing. Come be         Have fun learning French!
Jul 23-Aug 6                   $62/3 sess 21001.307-312KT     playful with your babies while learning new songs and             Instructor: Nadia Lafortune
                                                              signs each week with themes like playtime, bath time,             5-7yrs
                                                              and family events. Contact Lee Ann at signingbabies@              Fri                                               1:00pm-3:00pm
                                                              shaw.ca for general information. No class May 3 & 24.             May 7-Jun 25                        $106/8 sess     22802.201KT
                                                              Instructor: Lee Ann Steyns                                        6-10yrs
                                                                                                                                Fri                                              3:30pm-5:30pm
                                                              6-18months                                                        May 7-Jun 25                        $106/8 sess    22803.201KT
                                                              Mon                                             9:30am-10:15am
                                                                                                                                Sat                                             12:30pm-2:30pm
                                                              Apr 19-Jun 21                      $65/8 sess      11615.201KT
                                                                                                                                May 8-Jun 26                        $106/8 sess    22804.201KT

 6                                     Register online at www.kitscc.com
                                                                                       Preschool & Children
                                                        SPORTS                                                                                      MARTIAL ARTS
Progressive Tennis (5-14 yrs)                                     Soccer Ole (3-5yrs)                                               Capoeira for Youth (9-12yrs)
“Progressive Tennis” is                                           Soccer fun is here. Put on your gym shoes. We will                Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that is unique because
the fun teaching route to                                         learn to drive a soccer ball through a maze through               of the music, and dance-like movements. Students
successful tennis for your                                        traffic and knock down obstacles and score goals and              enjoy the cultural experience and physical challenge
kids. Through instruction                                         more goals. Players will receive a team t-shirt at the end        simultaneously. They will learn songs in Portuguese,
and cooperative activities                                        of the session.                                                   foster positive energy, support each other and be
all players will develop                                          Instructor: Valentinos Dinglis                                    introduced to Brazilian culture. Everyone is welcome
and improve their level of                                        Fri                                           11:00am-11:45am     in the class because all students have something to
                                                                  May 7-Jun 25                        $57/8 sess    13300.201KT
play. No class May 24th.                                          Fri                                            12:00pm-12:45pm    contribute no matter their age, physical ability, social
Instructor: Gord Hauka                                            May 7-Jun 25                        $57/8 sess    13300.202KT     class, etc.
5-9 yrs Beginner                                                                                                                    Instructor: Julio Monteiro
Sat                                             12:30-1:45pm      Mini Star Soccer (4-12 yrs)                                       Fri                                                 3:30-5:00pm
Apr 24-Jun 19                      $96/8 sess   23501.202KT                                                                         Apr 16- Jun 18                     $82/10 sess     23490.201KT
Mon Wed                                       4:00pm-4:55pm       Experience the beautiful game, challenging team
May 10-Jun 14                     $96/10 sess   23501.201KT       competition and cheerleading by amazed parents
5-9 yrs Novice                                                    and fans. We are inviting boys and girls 4-12 to get
Sat                                              1:45-3:00pm      energized with dribbling, passing, shooting, running,             Tiny Tigers Tae Kwon Do (4-5 yrs)
Apr 24-Jun 19                       $96/8 sess  23501.204KT       falling, jumping, scoring goals. Making a diving save.            A Martial Arts class designed for your little ones! A fun-
Mon Wed                                       5:00pm-5:55pm
                                                                  Ole, ole! We are inviting parents, friends of the game to         filled, exciting class where children learn basic martial
May 10-Jun 14                     $96/10 sess   23501.203KT
                                                                  cheer-lead these mini stars in exchange for buckets of            arts skills and develop focus and flexibility!
10-14 yrs Beginner                                                                                                                  Instructor: Eungsub Kim
Mon Wed                                       4:00pm-4:55pm       fun and calorie burning.                                          Fri                                             1:30pm-2:10pm
May 10-Jun 14                     $96/10 sess   23502.201KT       Instructor: Valentinos Dinglis                                    May 7-Jun 25                         $66/8 sess   13409.201KT
Sat                                             12:30-1:45pm      Sat                                               1:30pm-3:00pm   Fri                                             2:20pm-3:00pm
Apr 24-Jun 19                      $96/8 sess   23502.202KT       May 8-Jun 26                        $65/8 sess      23305.201KT   May 7-Jun 25                         $66/8 sess   13409.202KT
10-14 yrs Novice
Sat                                              1:45-3:00pm      Stretch, Tumble & Roll (3-6 yrs)
Apr 24-Jun 19                       $96/8 sess  23502.204KT       This fun movement class will introduce your little ones to        Taekwondo - Beginner (6-12 yrs)
Mon Wed                                       5:00pm-5:55pm       balance, pre-gymnastic techniques for rolling, tumbling           This fast-paced martial art combines athletic kicks,
May 10-Jun 14                     $96/10 sess   23502.203KT
                                                                  and stretching. Christine will also incorporate fun games         strong hand work, balance and speed. Emphasis is
7-14 yrs Intermediate                                                                                                               placed both on forms and sparring, and students are
Mon Wed                                          4:00pm-4:55pm
                                                                  to play! Drop in $7.
                                                                  Instructor: Christine Koeppel                                     encouraged to participate in BC Taekwondo Federation
May 10-Jun 14                     $96/10 sess      23503.201KT
                                                                  3-5 yrs                                                           events. All classes are taught by a junior champion
                                                                  Sat                                            12:00pm-12:45pm    coach from Korea. A great workout for all ages! There
NHL Floor Hockey (7-10 yrs)                                       May 1-Jun 26                            $56/9 sess 13000.203KT    will be an extra charge for uniform & belt testing. For
It’s hockey night tonight! If your child has energy to burn,      4-6 yrs                                                           more info, please contact Master Kim at 778-231-1933.
this sports program is perfect for him or her. They will be       Sat                                              12:45pm-1:45pm   No class May 24th.
active and learn life-long hockey and sports skills while         May 1-Jun 26                        $65/9 sess      23000.201KT
                                                                                                                                    Instructor: Eungsub Kim
having fun. $7 drop in if there is space.                                                                                           Mon Wed Thu                                       3:45pm-4:30pm
Instructor: Rachel Lynch                                          Gymnastics (3-5 yrs)                                              May 3-Jun 24                 2x/wk $115/16 sess     23409.202KT
Fri                                              3:30pm-5:00pm    This preschool gymnastics program will cover bars,                May 3-Jun24                  3x/wk $163/23 sess     23409.201KT
May 7-Jun 25                        $50/8 sess     23003.201KT
                                                                  tumblilng, beam and vault for all levels by our coaches.
                                                                  Instructor: Johanna Vortel & Marie Hudec                          Taekwondo - Intermediate (6-12 yrs)
Parent & Tot Gym                                                  Tue                                              9:30am-10:15am   This level is for students that have taken one full session
Join in this playtime created especially for families.            May 4-Jun 22                          $62/8 sess    13000.201KT   with Master Kim or have had equivalent experience.
Toddlers will have the opportunity to explore various                                                                               Please contact vancouver.taekwondo@gmail.com for
climbing apparatus, sports equipment and other toys;              Badminton (6-10yrs)
                                                                                                                                    more information or approval. No class May 24th.
a great way to stimulate the mental and physical                  Badminton is a great sport for improving hand eye
                                                                                                                                    Instructor: Eungsub Kim
growth and development of your preschooler. Clean                 coordination, agility, and speed. Join Rachel for a fun           Mon Wed Thu                                       4:30pm-5:15pm
up will start 10 minutes prior to the end and requires            afternoon of fun playing badminton while making new               May 3-Jun 24                 2x/wk $115/16 sess     23410.202KT
parent participation. Drop in $3 per child and $2.50 for          friends and learning new skills! Drop-in $7.00 if space           May 3-Jun 24                 3x/wk $163/23 sess     23410.201KT
additional child in the same family, 10 visit pass may be         permits.
purchased for $27.00. Pass may be used at any of the              Instructor: Rachel Lynch
                                                                  Th                                  $50/8 sess      3:30-5:00pm
parent and tot gym sessions..                                     May 6-Jun 24                                       23002.201KT
Instructors: Johanna, Vanessa, Rachel & Nicolle
Tue, Wed, Thur, Sat                             10:35am-12:00pm
May 4-Jun 26                                13001.201KT-.204KT

Mel Davis Basketball (7-13 yrs)
Learn from the best, Mel Davis, former Harlem
                                                                   ‘Summer’ is the best time to be at
Globetrotter. Mel uses basketball as a metaphor for life,
teaching girls and boys basketball skills and abilities,
while helping them develop high ideals of sportsmanship,
                                                                   Kitsilano Community Centre!
healthy living, self-control and respect for wise discipline
and authority. Players must have a basic understanding              We are located near many of
of basketball rules and skills. Please bring a basketball.          Vancouver’s best parks, pools and
Instructor: Mel Davis
7-10 yrs                                                            beaches.
Sat                                              2:00pm-4:00pm
May 8-Jun 26                        $96/8 sess     23001.201KT
11-13 yrs                                                           we offer a variety of daycamps
May 8-Jun 26                        $96/8 sess
                                                 23001.202KT        with themes, learning
                                                                    opportunities and fun.
                                                                    Check out pages 21-24 for all our
                                                                    daycamps options.

                              Summer Daycamps                                                      - See pages 21-24.                                                                      7
  Youth                                                                                                                       kitsiLANo wAR mEmoRiAL
                                                                                                                                         commUNitY cENtRE

                                                                                                                                         Youth Open Gym (8-18yrs)
                                        Youth Lounge                                                                           Spend some time in our gym trying new sports activities
                                                                                                                               or the old ones you love! FREE with Membership.
                                                                                                                               Fridays                                      Apr 30-Jun 25
  We’re in the process of reshaping the Youth Lounge;
                                                                                                                               8-13yrs                                     2:00pm-3:30pm
  the space itself, the name and were working on new
                                                                                                                               14-18yrs                                  6:45pm-10:00pm
  furniture too! Come spend time inside the Youth Lounge
  and give us your opinion of what you would like to see
  change. This is your opportunity to create a place for
  Lounge Hours:
  Mon-Thu         3:15pm-6:00pm                                                                                                kits-cyc-lano (Bike-Kits by-Kids) (12-15 yrs)
  Fri             2:00pm-10:00pm                                                                                               Are you interested in building a bike from scratch?
  Sat             10:00am-4:00pm                                                                                               Adrian would like to form a bike club that meets weekly
  Sun             10:00am-7:00pm – FAMILY DAY!                                                                                 to work together to build a bike for the community youth
  Parental supervision is required at all times on Sunday                                                                      to be able to use when they come to Kits Community
                                                                                                                               Centre. The bike club would also plan bike trips and
                                                                                                                               do a weekly ride. Bike safety and bike maintenance
Bored Games? Board Games!                                      Guys and Girls on the Move (10-15yrs)                           will be a big part of this program. If you are interested
This is our most popular youth event. Every Wednesday          Every Wednesday we get together to get active, meet             call Adrian at 604-257-6991 and leave your contact
we get together to play some board games. These                up with friends and new people, and learn fun new               information. Program to start in early May.
board games are out of the ordinary, challenging and           games and skills. On odd days, we stay onsite and
tons of fun! Join us and see why everyone who plays            have access to the youth lounge (pool table, ping pong,
returns for more! Every month we add another plaque
onto the Bored Games trophy, celebrating our gamer
                                                               fooseball), the gym (hockey, soccer, basketball) and
                                                               the skating rink. On the even days, we go on out trips
of the month. New games are introduced each month.             around the community ie. Capture the Flag at Tatlow             Community Leadership Program
This program is free but we ask each particpant to bring       Park, Manhunt at Jericho Beach or Granville Island,             This program is designed to introduce and foster
$5 each week if they would like to order pizza with            Ridge Bowling, and Bike Polo at Canarvon Park. Out              essential life skills many of which are unaddressed
Adrian.                                                        trips meet and return to the centre and run from 3:30-          for children and young people today growing up in
Instructor: Adrian Martynkiw                                   6:15pm. Please sign a waiver for this program.                  North American communities. We will teach young
Wed                                            6:15pm-8:00pm   Instructor: Adrian Martynkiw
May 5-Jun 23                      $20/8 sess     35802.201KT
                                                                                                                               people how to successfully navigate from “Inspiration
                                                               Wed                                            3:30pm-5:00pm
                                                               May 5-Jun 23                      $15/8 sess     33244.201KT
                                                                                                                               to Creation” with their own ideas on changing their
Friday Night Madness                                                                                                           community. Ideas range from adding juice machines
There is always something fun and exciting to do on                                                                            to their schools, to annual fashion shows, to designing
                                                               Girl Zone – Skin Care & Make Up
Friday nights at the Kitsilano Community Centre - Friday                                                                       and creating a skate park in their neighbourhood.
                                                               Students from Blanche Macdonald Centre will teach
nights is for the YOUTH! The youth leader always                                                                               Everyone will learn how to adopt and adapt good
                                                               and demonstrate new and creative skin care and make
brings a lot of enthusiasm and energy, no matter what                                                                          ideas into their community. No class May 24th. Free
                                                               up tips. Learn how to improve and enhance your skin
we are doing. We are always active and creative and                                                                            info Night monday Apr. 12th from 6-7pm – register
                                                               and make up applications. You will learn the latest skin
strongly encourage kids to have fun and join in. See                                                                           35501.099kt.
                                                               and make up techniques as well as simple beauty
page 9 for details. Registration is required for outtrips.                                                                     Instructor: Marrett Green
                                                               secrets to keep you looking natural and beautiful.
Instructor: Adrian Martynkiw                                                                                                   Mon                                          4:30pm-6:00pm
                                                               Instructor: Blanche Macdonald
Fri May 7-Jun 25                               6:30pm-9:30pm                                                                   Apr 19-Jun 28                  $77/10 sess     35501.200KT
                                                               Sat                                     Free11:00am-12:30pm
                                                               May 15 (Mom & Daughter)                         35410.200KT
Trivia Challenge! (8-14yrs)                                    June 12 (Teens 14-17)                           35410.201KT
Every Monday join Adrian who has designed a fun trivia
challenge for youth. Come alone, or bring some friends         Cooking Club (10+ yrs)
and make a team. Pick a challenge off our trivia board         Get inspired in the kitchen with our first-ever youth class.
and see if you can answer some entertaining questions          Hands-on learning includes creative meal ideas for all
that you’d be surprised you might know! Every week we          family members, fun foods and cooking as a team. Learn
give away prizes and gift certificates, plus the winning       kitchen basics, food safety fundamentals and proper
team gets all the treats in the Trivia Trophy! Each week,      table settings, just in time for a shared sit-down meal at
contestants choose what the theme is for the next week         the end of class. After you eat a great meal, join Adrian
so don’t be shy! Meet new friends, challenge your              from 6:30-9:30 for some fun planned events for youth!
know-ability, and win some awesome prizes! No class            Instructors: Mark, Daniel, Laura
May 24.                                                        Fri                                  $50/4 sess 5:00-6:30pm
Instructor: Adrian Martynkiw                                   May 7-29                                       22610.201KT
Mon                                            3:30pm-5:00pm   June 4-25                                      22610.202KT
May 3-Jun 28                            Free     35810.200KT

WORD UP! Book Club for Youth (10-15yrs)                        Capoeira (9-12yrs)
Every second week after Guys and Girls on the Move,            Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that is unique because
we get together and talk about a book we are all reading       of the music, and dance-like movements. Students
together. We read a new book every month, chosen by            enjoy the cultural experience and physical challenge
our club members. Come join us and we can talk about           simultaneously. They will learn songs in Portuguese,
books you think are awesome and would be good to               foster positive energy, support each other and be
share with others. Adrian will place a number of books on      introduced to Brazilian culture. Everyone is welcome
hold at the Kitsilano Library for kids to pick up with their   in the class because all students have something to
library cards. Lets make books fun again! This program         contribute no matter their age, physical ability, social
runs every 2nd week (May 5, 19, June 2, 16, 30).               class, etc.
Instructor: Adrian Martynkiw                                   Instructor: Julio Monteiro                                          Non-registered youth programs allow for
Wed                                          5:00pm-6:00pm     Fri                                 $82/10 sess 3:30-5:00pm
May 5-Jun 30                            Free   33244.203KT
                                                                                                                                   youth to come and go at their discretion.
                                                               April 16- June 18                              23490.201KT
                                                                                                                                   Drop-in activities are supervised for the
                                                                                                                                  purpose of maintaining a safe environment
                                                                                                                                 however, staff are not responsible for youth at
                                                                                                                                                  these times.

 8                                      Register online at www.kitscc.com
                            FRIDAY NIGHT MADNESS                                                                                                     THE ARTS
  Friday Night Madness (9-12yrs)
  Friday nights are time for relaxin’ and letting loose
  in the Kitsilano Youth Lounge. Join us every Friday
  Night as we delve into different activities each week,
  guaranteed to keep you moving and grovin’ in a fun
  and safe environment. Kitsilano Youth Membership is

 Ridge Bowling & BBQ                                           May 7                 6:30pm-9:30pm            $10/1 sess
 Big Screen Movie Night/Popcorn                                May 14                6:30pm-9:30pm             $2/1 sess           Blackbook is a Kitsilano Community Centre art
                                                                                                                                   program for youth with an interest in exploring art in an
 Gym Time: Obstacle Course                                     May 21                6:30pm-9:30pm            Free/1 sess
                                                                                                                                   encouraging and stimulating environment. Participants
 Lord Byng Swim                                                May 28                6:00pm-9:30pm             $5/1 sess           meet every Thursday from 4-6pm with an Art Mentor
                                                                                                                                   to develop a number of skills and techniques used in
 Photo Scavenger Hunt                                          Jun 4                 6:30pm-9:30pm             $2/1 sess           a variety of art forms such as painting, sketching or
                                                                                                                                   stenciling. Please register.
 Frisbee Golf @ Tatlow Park                                    Jun 11                6:30pm-9:30pm             $2/1 sess
                                                                                                                                   Instructor: Rachel Lynch
                                                                                                                                   Thurs                          Free                 4:00-6:00pm
 Art Therapy                                                   Jun 18                6:30pm-9:00am             $2/1 sess           Apr 22-Jun 24                                      32000.201KT

 Music Jam Night                                               Jun 25                6:30pm-9:30pm             $2/1 sess
                                                                                                                                   Guitar with Jamie (11-17yrs)
                                                                                                                                   Jamie has been focusing on learning classical, folk,
      SATURDAY OUT TRIPS (10-16 Yrs)                                                                                               classic and contemporary rock and is eager to teach
                                                                                                                                   to anyone who is enthusiastic to learn. Any age or skill
                                                                                                                                   level is welcomed. It’s preferred that you have your own
Once a month we will explore different activities in different locations around the Lower Mainland.
                                                                                                                                   guitar for practicing purposes but first time players can
Transportation and a healthy lunch is included in each outing. Sign up soon as space is limited.                                   be provided with a guitar for the lesson. Book your 1
    Geo Caching @ Everett                                                                                                          hour lesson now!
                                                      Apri 17                10:00am-2:00pm                $20/1 sess              Instructor: Jamie Podwin
        Crowley Park                                                                                                               Sun                                            12:00pm-4:00pm
                                                                                                                                   May 2-Jun 20                   Free            31000.200-203KT
        Youth Hiking -
                                                      may 15                 10:00am-4:00pm                 $6/1 sess
       Hollyburn Peak
          Youth Hiking -
                                                      Jun 19                 10:00am-3:00pm                 $6/1 sess
          Mount Seymour

               SUMMER ADVENTURES (11-14 yrs)
Youth Summer Adventures (11-14yrs)
Our summer adventures camp is all about keeping the
youth active and discovering some new activities for
youth to try and enjoy! Youth will always be on the go
with activities such as swimming, biking, rollerblading,
                                                                                                                                     Pool Tournament for Youth!
                                                                                                                                   This double elimination pool tournament will take place Tues-
skim boarding, golfing, beach volleyball, indoor rock                                                                              day, Wednesday and Thursday from 3:30pm to 6pm each day.
climbing and so much more! Bring a towel, bathing                                                                                  There will be a singles and doubles tournament. Details will be
suit, sunscreen and healthy lunch each day!                                                                                        available in the Youth Lounge, or call Sharon at 604 257 6991
Instructor: TBA                                                                                                                    Tues, Wed, and Thurs                              3:30-6:00pm
Mon-Fri           $102/5 sessions; $82/4 sess 11:00am-3:00pm                                                                       May 4, 5, 6                    $5 to participate   36000.103KT
July 5 to week of August 23         33245.301KT-33245.308KT

                                    SPORTS & FITNESS                                                                                             TLC PROGRAM
Youth Tennis Plus Camps (13-15 yrs)                                Yogalates for Teens (13+yrs)
Players will learn tennis through a Game Based Program             This is not your mom’s yoga class! In this class you                  TLC Youth Recreation Program
that includes skill development and drills focused on              we will flow through yoga and pilates stretch and                                    (ages 13 to 19 yrs)
serve/return, net play, groundstrokes and match play.              strengthening exercises, all to a rocking playlist of                  TLC is an exciting program for youth with mild
Additional sports will be played and participants will be          tunes. Sweat, stretch, strengthen, and elongate your                    disabilities who currently attend high school.
grouped according to skill levels.                                 body, as well as improve your sense of focus and reduce                 TLC offers both:
Instructor: Gord Hauka                                             stress. Whether you are looking for a great workout to
Mo Tu We Fr                                    1:00pm-4:00pm
                                                                   tone and stretch, the upper-edge and cross-training for
Jun 28-Jul 2                        $76/4 sess   33501.301KT                                                                        1. AFTER SCHOOL
Mo Tu We Th Fr                                10:00am-3:00pm       your sport, or just the opportunity to de-stress, this is the       PROGRAMS
Jul 12-Jul 16                     $160/5 sess    33501.302KT       class for you! No class May 24th.                                2. HOLIDAY FULL TIME
Tu We Th Fr                                    1:00pm-4:00pm       Instructor: Billie Murphy                                           PROGRAMS
Aug 3-Aug 6                        $76/4 sess    33501.303KT       Mon                                             3:45pm-4:45pm
Mo Tu We Th                                   10:00am-3:00pm       May 3-Jun 28                       $58/8 sess     31600.201KT
Aug 16-Aug 20                     $160/5 sess    33501.304KT
                                                                                                                                       TLC provides challenging
Mo Tu We Th Fr                                 1:00pm-4:00pm                                                                            activities and learning
Aug 30-Sep 3                       $96/5 sess    33501.305KT               Skimboarding and                                                 opportunities.
                                                                         Skate Boarding Lessons                                         For more information see www.tlcprogram.webs.com
                                                                        See details at www.kitscc.com in May!                                 Luke Vasak or Nicole Bird at 257-6903.

                              Summer Daycamps                                                        - See pages 21-24.                                                                   9
      Adults                                                                                                                 kitsiLANo wAR mEmoRiAL
                                                                                                                                      commUNitY cENtRE

                                                               KITSILANO BEACH PROGRAMS

                                                                                                                                            Play here!
Kits Beach Volleyball: Recreational Play
Co-ed outdoor beach volleyball for the beginner/
intermediate level player. Participants must have an
understanding of the rules and have basic skills (bump,
set, spike and serve). Don’t forget your sunscreen.
Drop-in $6.
Instructor: Manny Abecia
Tue                                          6:30pm-8:30pm
May 4-Jun 29                      $48/9 sess   43203.201KT
Tue                                          7:00pm-9:00pm
Jul 6-Aug 31                      $48/9 sess   43203.301KT
                                                               Hatha Yoga – Kits Beach                                        Zoomer Bootcamp (Boomers with Zip)
Kits Beach Volleyball Skills
                                                               Yoga is all about feeling good; feel the blood surging         Get more out of life with increased strength and endurance,
Co-ed outdoor beach volleyball for the beginner/
                                                               through your veins, the energy pulsating through your          flexibility, coordination, agility and power! Short cardio
intermediate level player. Work on basic skills; serve,
                                                               nerves, the bliss coursing though your whole being.            drills, training stations to power up with strength and
pass, set and hit. Don’t forget your sunscreen. Drop in
                                                               Come to our outdoor yoga sessions as a good place to           stretch routines combined with ongoing support for overall
Instructor: Manny Abecia
                                                               learn basic poses and relaxation techniques. Become            wellness! Newcomers to fitness or those who want to re-
Tue                                            6:00pm-7:00pm   comfortable with yoga or develop your practice further.        energize are welcome to join the Zoomer Bootcamp. An
Jul 6-Aug 31                      $48/9 sess     43203.302KT   Improve your flexibility, posture, and strength while          excellent opportunity for participants over 40 yrs to get fit
Fit 4 Two® Stroller Bootcamp – Kits Beach                      reducing stress levels in an outdoor atmosphere.               and have fun! Meet at Kits Beach concession.
                                                               Instructor: COS Fitness                                        Instructor: COS Fitness
Let’s get outside! Stroller Bootcamp for moms & babies/        Tue Thu                                       6:30pm-7:30pm    Tue Thu                                         8:15am-9:15am
tots includes a variety of drills that focus on strength,      May 11-Jun 3                    $128/8 sess     43564.301KT    Apr 13-May 6                      $128/8 sess     43563.301KT
power, agility, balance, cardio and core. Benefit from the     Jun 8-Jun 29                    $112/7 sess     43564.302KT    May 11-Jun 3                      $128/8 sess     43563.302KT
camaraderie of other moms in your community while              Jul 6-Jul 29                    $128/8 sess     43564.303KT    Jun 8-Jun 29                      $112/7 sess     43563.303KT
                                                               Aug 3-Aug 26                    $128/8 sess     43564.304KT    Jul 6-Jul 29                      $128/8 sess     43563.304KT
getting in a full body workout. This class is designed for     Aug 31-Sep 23                   $128/8 sess     43564.305KT    Aug 3-Aug 26                      $128/8 sess     43563.305KT
postnatal women who have already eased back into                                                                              Aug 31-Sep 23                     $128/8 sess     43563.306KT
fitness. Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and any         Runner’s Yoga - Kits Beach
weather specific needs. You do not need a jogging stroller.    Get fit for running with Runner’s Yoga, a dynamic              Biggest Loser Kitsilano - Kits Beach
Pre-mobile and mobile* babies and tots are welcome.            stretching and strengthening program designed to               Now is your chance to participate in a Biggest Loser
Classes take place at Kitsilano Beach, rain or shine.          help runners and other athletes prevent or overcome            Program that is “kinder” than the TV version. We won’t
Visit www.fit4two.ca for details.                              injuries. The Runner’s Yoga system will restore balance        make you cry or send you home if you don’t measure up!
Instructor: Dee Clark                                                                                                         We’ll be supportive, help you through the challenging
Tue Thu                                      9:30am-10:30am
                                                               to the body’s musculature, return suppleness to the
May 4-May 27                     $112/8 sess    43593.301KT    muscles, open tight, compressed joints and strengthen          times, and show you how to lose weight and inches
Jun 1-Jun 24                     $112/8 sess    43593.302KT    core muscles. More information is available at www.            and to develop a healthy life-style that you can stay
Jul 6-Jul 29                     $112/8 sess    43593.303KT    yogarunners.net. This class is for everyone, from first-       with the rest of your life. The participant who loses the
Aug 3-Aug 26                     $112/8 sess    43593.304KT                                                                   greatest percentage of body weight and inches will win
                                                               timers to experienced practitioners. Drop in $13, pay at
Fit 4 Two® Stroller Fitness (multi-level)                      the front entrance of Kitsilano Outdoor Pool.                  a 6 month Vancouver Park Board flexipass.
Fit 4 Two Stroller Fitness is a mobile way to get a full       Instructor: Michael Dennison                                   Instructor: COS Fitness
                                                               Mon                                          6:00pm-7:15pm     Mon Wed Fri                                     6:30am-7:30am
body workout and still attend to your baby’s needs.                                                                           Apr 12-May 7                    $192/12 sess      43562.302KT
                                                               Jul 5-Jul 26                      $46/4 sess   43567.301KT
Each outdoor class includes intervals of power walking,        Aug 2-Aug 30                      $57/5 sess   43567.302KT     May 10-Jun 4                    $176/11 sess      43562.303KT
functional strength training and cardio drills followed                                                                       Jun 7-Jul 2                     $192/12 sess      43562.304KT
by postnatal-specific core work and flexibility. Our                                                                          Jul 5-Jul 30                    $192/12 sess      43562.305KT
                                                               Sunrise Yoga – Kits Beach                                      Aug 4-Aug 27                    $176/11 sess      43562.306KT
mobile intervals are ideal for babies who like to be on        Start your morning off on the right foot! Learn to use your    Aug 30-Sep 24                   $176/11 sess      43562.307KT
the move. Come out and meet other moms in your                 body, breath and mind to stretch, relax and energize
community! Women should be 4+wks postpartum (6+                yourself for the day ahead. Participants will improve          Tennis – Kits Beach
wks for caesareans). All fitness levels are welcome.           flexibility, posture and strength while reducing stress        Join the Kitsilano Tennis Program to learn and play the
Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and any weather          levels in a beautiful and comforting outdoor environment.      “Game for Life, Played for Fun”. Coaches are provided
specific needs. You do not need a jogging stroller. Drop-      So get up and go! Meet at the Kitsilano Beach concession.      by Gord Hauka’s Tennis. Rackets are available for all
in $14, pay at Kits Pool. Visit www.fit4two.ca for details.    Instructor: COS Fitness                                        players. Please go to www.kitscc.com or e-mail Gord at
Instructor: Dee Clark                                          Mon Wed                                       6:30am-7:30am
Mon Wed                                     10:00am-11:00am
                                                                                                                              gordhaukastennis@gmail.com to get more information
                                                               May 10-Jun 2                    $112/7 sess     43566.301KT
May 3-May 26                      $84/7 sess   43592.301KT     Jun 7-Jun 30                    $128/8 sess     43566.302KT    about levels. All lessons take place at Kits Beach tennis
May 31-Jun 23                     $96/8 sess   43592.302KT     Jul 5-Jul 28                    $128/8 sess     43566.303KT    courts.
Jul 5-Jul 28                      $96/8 sess   43592.303KT     Aug 4-Aug 25                    $112/7 sess     43566.304KT
Aug 4-Aug 25                      $84/7 sess   43592.304KT
                                                                                                                              Adult Beginner
                                                               Aug 30-Sep 22                   $112/7 sess     43566.305KT    Mon Wed                                         5:00pm-5:55pm
Fit 4 Two® Prenatal Fitness Outdoors                                                                                          Apr 26-May 19                      $86/8 sess     43501.201KT
Multi-level. All trimesters welcome. Let the fresh air         Urban Adventure Bootcamp - Kits Beach                          May 31-Jun 23                      $86/8 sess     43501.202KT
                                                                                                                              Jul 5-Jul 28                       $86/8 sess     43501.203KT
motivate you to continue exercising regularly through          This is a boot camp style class for all levels! Push
                                                                                                                              Aug 4-Aug 30                       $86/8 sess     43501.204KT
the spring and summer. Each mobile class includes              through intense circuits of non-choreoraphed cardio,
                                                                                                                              Adult Novice
intervals of power walking and functional strength             dynamic strength work and lots of core exercises. It’s         Mon Wed                                         5:00pm-5:55pm
training followed by prenatal-specific core work and           an energizing total body workout using the natural             Apr 26-May 19                      $86/8 sess     43502.201KT
flexibility. Connect with other mom’s to be in our             landscapes and features of our City’s beautiful Parks          May 31-Jun 23                      $86/8 sess     43502.202KT
                                                                                                                              Jul 5-Jul 28                       $86/8 sess     43502.203KT
community while preparing for labour and parenthood.           and Beaches. Whether you’re looking to lose weight,
                                                                                                                              Aug 4-Aug 30                       $86/8 sess     43502.204KT
Please bring a yoga mat and water bottle. Drop-in $16,         increase strength or build endurance, this program is
                                                                                                                              Adult Novice Plus
pay at Kits Pool. Visit www.fit4two.ca for details.            designed to help you reach your fitness goals FAST!            Mon Wed                                         6:00pm-6:55pm
Instructor: Dee Clark                                          Instructor: COS Fitness                                        Apr 26-May 19                      $86/8 sess     43503.201KT
Thu                                            7:00pm-8:00pm   Tue Thu                                       6:30pm-7:30pm    May 31-Jun 23                      $86/8 sess     43503.202KT
Jun 3-Jul 15                      $72/6 sess     43591.301KT   Apr 13-May 6                    $128/8 sess     43561.301KT    Jul 5-Jul 28                       $86/8 sess     43503.203KT
Jul 22-Aug 26                     $96/8 sess     43591.302KT   May 11-Jun 3                    $128/8 sess     43561.302KT    Aug 4-Aug 30                       $86/8 sess     43503.204KT
                                                               Jun 8-Jun 29                    $112/7 sess     43561.303KT    Adult Lower Intermediate
                                                               Jul 6-Jul 29                    $128/8 sess     43561.304KT    Mon Wed                                         6:00pm-6:55pm
                                                               Aug 3-Aug 26                    $128/8 sess     43561.305KT    Apr 26-May 19                      $86/8 sess     43504.201KT
                                                               Aug 31-Sep 23                   $128/8 sess     43561.306KT    May 31-Jun 23                      $86/8 sess     43504.202KT
                                                               	                                                              Jul 5-Jul 28                       $86/8 sess     43504.203KT
                                                                                                                              Aug 4-Aug 30                       $86/8 sess     43504.204KT

10                                      Register online at www.kitscc.com
                  INDOOR SPORTS                                                                                       MARTIAL ARTS                                             staR
        Gym sports Programs                                           Capoeira was developed by African slaves in Brazil over
                                                                                                                                                 instructor:kelly macLean
                                                                      500 years ago. Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that is
      Drop-in fee is $5.75 for Indoor Sports Programs listed.
      Drop-in tickets are sold 1/2 hour before the start of the       unique because of the music, and dance-like movements
      program, and only when space permits. Please note:              (originally developed to disguise their sinister potential
               No classes on Statutory Holidays.                      from the Plantation owners). Students enjoy the cultural
                                                                      experience and physical challenge simultaneously. They
      NotE: to all pre-registered sport participants
     your space will be held for the first 15 minutes                 will learn songs in Portuguese, foster positive energy,
         of the program, then sold to drop ins.                       support each other and be introduced to Brazilian
                          Code of Conduct                             culture. Everyone is welcome in the class because all
     • Be Responsible & Respectful	• Play Fair and Share	• Say        students have something to contribute no matter their
     “No” to Abuse	• Be Positive & Encouraging	•	Expect the Best
                                                                      age, physical ability, social class, etc. Drop in $15.
      Make All Recreation Safe & Enjoyable For Everyone               Instructor: Julio Monteiro                                       Tai Chi: 24 Form Part 1 (Beginners)
                                                                      Wed                                          8:00pm-9:15pm       Tai Chi is a martial art, a gentle form of exercise, and
                                                                      May 5-Jun 23                      $99/8 sess   43490.201KT
Badminton: Intermediate/Advanced                                      Jul 7-Aug 25                      $99/8 sess   43490.301KT       a mind-body discipline that has been shown to confer
This competitive program is for the intermediate to                                                                                    mental and physical health benefits. The slow and
advanced player.Players must have good skills and                     Flow Kickboxing                                                  graceful movements of Tai Chi promote mental focus,
knowledge of the game. Drop in $5.75.                                 This class will focus on building basic non-traditional          balance, proper alignment, and the circulation of blood
Wed                                                8:00pm-10:45pm
                                                                      kickboxing skills, incorporating everyday props that can         and Qi. In this course, we will study the first half of the
May 12-Jun 23                            $35/7 sess   43101.201KT                                                                      24 Form. The second half will be covered in the next
                                                                      be used for self defense. Using body weight exercises,
                                                                      the class will help build core strength, endurance and           session. No class May 9 & 23rd.
Badminton: Recreational - Kits High School                                                                                             Instructor: Kelly Maclean
                                                                      flexibility in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Drop in $12.
Come out with a friend and enjoy an evening of                                                                                         Sun                                         12:30pm-1:30pm
                                                                      No class May 24th.                                               May 2-Jun 27                      $80/7 sess   43454.201KT
recreational badminton. This program is for all levels of
                                                                      Instructor: Dean Larsen
play and is held in the Kits High School gym. Drop-in                 Mon                                            8:00pm-9:00pm
$5.75 space permitting.                                               May 3-Jun 21                      $73/7 sess     43425.201KT     Tai Chi: 24 Form Part 2
Instructor: Barry Trofimenkoff                                        Jul 5-Aug 30                      $83/8 sess     43425.301KT     In this course we will learn the second half of the 24
Thu                                                7:00pm-10:00pm                                                                      Form. This is an ideal opportunity for those who have
May 13-Jun 24                            $35/7 sess   43100.201KT                                                                      studied the 24 Form before but need a review. No class
                                                                      Tae Kwon Do for Families (6+yrs)
                                                                      Taekwondo is a powerful martial art which emphasizes             Aug. 1st.
Recreational Ball Hockey - Women Only                                 rigorous kicking techniques, athletic flexibility, and           Instructor: Kelly Maclean
This program is for all levels of play. The focus is on fair          fosters concentration and focus. All classes are taught          Sun                                         12:30pm-1:30pm
play, sportsmanship, fitness and fun. Personal hockey                                                                                  Jul 11-Aug 15                     $58/5 sess   43454.301KT
                                                                      by junior champion coach, 5th degree black belt Master
sticks must be wrapped with white hockey tape or plastic              Eungsub Kim. This class is for parents and their children
blades accepted. Shin pads are highly recommended.                                                                                     Tai Chi: 48 Form Review
                                                                      come together for a fun and dynamic workout! For ages
Drop-in $5.75 space permitting.                                                                                                        In this course, we will study the tail end of the 48 Form,
                                                                      6 and above. Maximum two children per family rate.
Instructor: Lisa DeVita                                                                                                                from about Fair Maiden Works the Shuttles. Participants
                                                                      Extra fee for uniform & belt testing.
Thu                                                9:00pm-10:30pm                                                                      must have basic knowledge of the form up to this point.
May 6-Jun 24                             $41/8 sess   43400.201KT     Instructor: Eungsub Kim
                                                                      Tue                                            7:30pm-8:30pm     No class May 13th.
Jul 8-Aug 26                             $41/8 sess   43400.301KT
                                                                      May 4-Jun 22                    $131/8 sess      43409.203KT     Instructor: Kelly Maclean
Soccer: Indoor Recreational (18+yrs)                                                                                                   Sun May 2-Jun 27                  $80/7 sess     43457.202KT
                                                                      Qigong                                                           Thu Jul 8-Aug 12                  $69/6 sess     43457.301KT
This program is for all levels of play with the emphasis
                                                                      Qigong is the ancient Chinese practice of cultivating            	
on sportsmanship, fun and fitness. No class May 24th.
                                                                      and circulating ‘qi’ or vital energy in the body. There          Tai Chi: 48 Form Part 2
Mon                                                9:15pm-10:45pm
May 10-Jun 21                            $33/6 sess   43300.202KT     are many systems of Qigong, coming from four main                In this course, we will continue our work on the 48 Form
                                                                      traditions: Buddhism, Daoism, martial arts, and medicine.        from about the second Single Whip onward. Part One
Soccer: Master’s Co-Ed (30+yrs)                                       Qigong involves regulating the breath, postures,                 is prerequisite. No class May 13th.
The Masters Co-Ed Soccer is a Recreational League                     simple movements, sound vibration, visualization,                Instructor: Kelly Maclean
for men 35+ and women 30+. The emphasis is on                         and meditation. It is known to reduce stress, improve            Thu                                            7:00pm-8:00pm
sportsmanship, fitness and fun!                                       health, and increase powers of concentration. Beginners          May 6-Jun 24                      $80/7 sess     43457.201KT

Mon                                                   7:45pm-9:15pm   welcome. Drop in $13. No class May 9, 23 & Aug 1st.
May 10-Jun 21                            $33/6 sess     43300.201KT   Instructor: Kelly Maclean                                        Tai Chi: Kun Wu Sword Part 1
                                                                      Sun                                          9:30am-10:30am      This course is for those who have learned the 32 Tai
                                                                      May 2-Jun 27                      $80/7 sess    43450.205KT      Chi Sword form, and would like to continue working
Volleyball: Intermediate                                              Jul 11-Aug 15                     $58/5 sess    43450.305KT
In this intermediate, competitive program, players are                Thu                                           8:00pm-9:00pm
                                                                                                                                       with the sword. This traditional northern form combines
expected to have good skills and knowledge of the                     May 6-Jun 24                      $80/7 sess    43450.201KT      influences from Wudang and Kunlun mountain regions.
game.                                                                 Jul 8-Aug 12                      $69/6 sess    43450.301KT      Though it is not a Tai Chi form, it contains many
Tue                                                8:00pm-10:45pm                                                                      important sword techniques. It’s a bit of a workout, and
May 11-Jun 22                            $35/7 sess   43201.201KT     Tai Chi - Introduction                                           lots of fun! 32 Tai Chi Sword is a prerequisite. We will
                                                                      Tai Chi is a martial art, a gentle form of exercise, and         cover the second half of the form in the next session.
Volleyball: Recreational                                              a mind-body discipline that has been shown to confer             No class May 9 & 23rd.
This program is for all levels of play with emphasis on               mental and physical health benefits. The slow and                Instructor: Kelly Maclean
sportsmanship and fun.                                                graceful movements of Tai Chi promote mental focus,              Sun                                         11:30am-12:30pm
                                                                                                                                       May 2-Jun 27                      $80/7 sess    43457.203KT
Thu                                                 6:45pm-8:45pm     balance, proper alignment, and the circulation of blood
May 13-Jun 24                            $35/7 sess   43200.201KT     and Qi. In this course, we will study the principles of Tai
                                                                      Chi Chuan through some of the essential movements                Tai Chi: Kun Wu Sword Part 2

                                                                                                                                       In this course, we will cover the second half of the Kun Wu

     Kits Bea
                                                                      from the Yang style, covering the basic stepping
                                                                      patterns. No class Aug. 1st.                                     Sword form. Part One is prerequisite. No class Aug. 1st.
                                                                                                                                       Instructor: Kelly Maclean
                                                                      Instructor: Kelly Maclean
                                                                                                                                       Sun                                         11:30am-12:30pm
                                                                      Sun                                            10:30am-11:30am
                                                                                                                                       Jul 11-Aug 15                     $58/5 sess    43457.303KT
                                                                      Jul 11-Aug 15                     $58/5 sess      43457.302KT
     See page 10

                                   Summer Daycamps                                                  - See pages 21-24.                                                                    11
      Adults                                                                                                                   kitsiLANo wAR mEmoRiAL
                                                                                                                                          commUNitY cENtRE

Bermuda Triangle                                                Flexercise                                                       Shiamak’s Bollywood Workout
Do you buy your shirts two sizes too big? Tie your              Flexibility and a strong core - the keys to staying              An exhilarating cardio blast spiced up with groovy
sweater around your waist? Avoid tucking in your shirt?         active and healthy and to looking and feeling younger.           Bollywood “jhatkas” and “thumkas” (grooves and
Come and regain your confidence about your waistline!           Flexercise will help you achieve all that, using a               moves) for a full body workout. The fun filled class is
I developed the Bermuda Triangle based on the regular           combination of stretch, toning exercises and movements           bound to get you energized and de-stressed. Drop-
question from my participants; What can I do about my           derived from both yoga and Pilates. It’s fun, challenging        in $15. Free trial class Fri, Apr. 23rd from 12:15-
waist? The question was so frequent that I thought it’s         and appropriate for all ages. Joyce Resin is a dynamic           1:15pm and sat. Apr. 24th from 1:30-2:30pm.
like a mystery for people; they want to change the shape        BCRPA certified fitness instructor who developed the             Instructor: Shiamak Davar Int: www.shiamak.com
of their body but don’t know how. The Bermuda Triangle          Flexercise program to help you achieve better muscle             Fri                                                 12:15-1:15pm
was born. I imagined a triangle, the top point at your                                                                           Apr 30-Jun 18                         $99/8 sess    41636.201KT
                                                                tone, balance, core body strength and flexibility.
                                                                                                                                 Sat                                                  1:30-2:30pm
chin and the bottom ending at your knees. We work               Instructor: Joyce Resin                                          May 1-Jun 19                          $99/8 sess    41636.204KT
everything within the triangle: the mid-section, chest &        Tue                                          6:15pm-7:15pm
                                                                May 4-Jun 22                      $99/8 sess   44043.201KT
back, thighs, and buttocks. Work hard and watch your            Thu                                          6:15pm-7:15pm       Zumba
own natural “girdle” pull your waistline in! You will also      May 6-Jun 24                      $99/8 sess   44043.202KT       This class fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy
be given easy exercises to take home with you that you
                                                                                                                                 to follow moves to create a dynamic workout system
can fit into your everyday life. All levels are welcome.        Osteofit                                                         that will blow you away. Zumba utilizes the principles
Drop-in $13. For more information visit www.fitnessali.         BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre’s Osteofit is a              of fitness interval training and resistance training to
com No class May 22nd.                                          gentle strength, balance and coordination program                maximize caloric output, fat burning and total body
Instructor: Alejandra Aguirre                                   designed to improve fitness and promote healthy
Sat                                          10:30am-11:30am                                                                     toning. Styles included are Cumbia, Soca, Merengue,
May 8-Jun 26                       $80/7 sess   44042.201KT
                                                                bones. This unique and fun program focuses on                    Salsa, African, Reggaeton, Flamenco, and Bellydance.
Jul 10-Aug 28                      $69/6 sess   44042.301KT     improving individual functional ability and quality of life      Zumba is a “feel-happy” workout that is great for both
                                                                and reducing the risk of falls and fractures. It is safe for     the body and the mind. Drop-in $12.
Body Rolling                                                    those with low bone mass and osteoporosis and is a               Instructor: Bianca Carli
Instead of relying on a massage or a physical therapist         popular choice for seniors who can benefit from postural         Tue                                                8:00pm-9:15pm
                                                                improvement and joint mobility in addition to increased          May 4-Jun 22                         $83/8 sess      41622.201KT
for deep release, the Body Rolling Program is a self-
                                                                                                                                 Jul 6-Aug 24                         $91/8 sess      41622.301KT
treatment where YOU are in charge. Lying on a small             strength. Research-based, Osteofit is taught by specially
inflatable ball, your body weight creates a force that          trained fitness instructors with the ongoing support from        Buddhist Philosophy &
relaxes and stretches muscles and myofascia tissue. This        clinicians at BC Women’s Osteoporosis Program. It is             Vipassana Meditation
program is a powerful tool that follows the neuromuscular       medically endorsed and provincially recognized with              This is an interactive course with lots of group discussion
system, releasing energy up the spine, freeing muscles          classes in more than 70 facilities throughout British            covering Theravadin Buddhism with topics such as
and myofascia while stimulating all nerve roots. More           Columbia. No class May 24th.                                     mindfulness, meditation, karma & the round of rebirth,
info: www.fitnessali.com Drop in $13.                           Instructor: Nicole Schouela                                      ethics, reducing stress and anger, social teaching and
                                                                Mon                                            10:15am-11:15am
Instructor: Alejandra Aguirre
                                                                May 3-Jun 21                      $66/7 sess      44046.201KT    more. Expect some fun too! Instructor is a former monk.
Thu                                           7:45pm-8:45pm                                                                      CD extra. Info: theravada.ca or 604-738-8475.
May 6-Jun 24                       $91/8 sess   44206.210KT     Osteofit 1+
Thu                                           8:15pm-9:15pm     Thu                                            10:15am-11:15am   Instructor: Brian Ruhe
Jul 8-Sep 2                        $91/8 sess   44206.310KT     May 6-Jun 24                      $75/8 sess      44046.204KT    Tue                                                6:45pm-9:00pm
                                                                                                                                 Jul 6-Jul 27                         $65/4 sess      44905.301KT
Core Strengthening & Rehabilitation Program                     Rock Steady Core Conditioning
The core muscles align our spine, pelvis and ribs, and          This class will work on achieving optimal alignment by           Stress Reduction with Meditation
act to resist force in order to prevent injury. Core strength   strengthening the muscles of the core (the muscles that          Learn to reduce stress and anger with breath meditation
increases our ability to perform full-body functional           run the entire length of the torso both front and back).         and loving-kindness contemplation. You will learn
movements, including most sports. Our core also has a           The goal of this class is to achieve stability, flexibility,     mindfulness meditation in a step by step way.
                                                                                                                                 Instructor: Brian Ruhe
huge impact on our postural alignment. This program is          strength and postural integrity. The class includes both         Mon                                                7:00pm-9:00pm
designed to combine core strengthening and stretching           standing and mat work with an emphasis on the correct            Jun 14-Jun 28                        $49/3 sess      44905.201KT
with rehabilitation exercises, for imbalances and pain          execution of the exercises and effective breathing.
in the knees, hips and back. With this Kinesiologist’s          Drop-in $12. No class May 24th.                                  Managing Stress Through Diet & Nutrition
passion to help clients recover from pain, this class will      Instructor: Nicole Schouela
                                                                                                                                 Stress is part of life but that doesn’t mean it has to affect
be fun and informative. Learn techniques to help you            Mon                                         9:00am-10:00am       your health or your performance. Overwork, lack of
enjoy daily activities and sports again. Sorry, no drop-        May 3-Jun 21                      $66/7 sess    44044.201KT      sleep, colds and flu, emotional upset, and poor eating
                                                                Thu                                          9:00am-10:00am      habits all put stress on your body. This seminar will offer
ins.                                                            May 6-Jun 24                      $75/8 sess    44044.202KT
Instructor: Helena Friesen                                                                                                       nutrition strategies to support your body to better deal
Wed.                             6:15-7:15pm      $121/6 sess                                                                    with life’s daily stresses.
May 5-Jun 9                                      44047.201KT
                                                                Quantum Body Sculpt
                                                                                                                                 Instructor: Victoria Pawlowski
July 7-Aug 11                                    44047.301KT    A barefoot cardio blend of the power of martial arts             Sun                                               10:00am-11:30am
                                                                and the expressiveness of aerobics, plus resistance              May 9                                $22/1 sess      45570.201KT
Disco Fit                                                       exercises using light weights or wristbands. Muscle
                                                                                                                                 Nutrition & Peri-Menopause
Forget the Car Wash, Hustle your way to the Bus Stop            development, flexibility and centeredness are some of
                                                                                                                                 Peri-menopause is an extended period of hormonal
and catch the Disco Fever, Shake Your Booty and                 the benefits of this dynamic class. Drop-in $13. No class
                                                                                                                                 change before menopause. Symptoms can include hot
Boogie Oogie Oogie to your favourite disco tunes. You’ll        May 23rd.
                                                                                                                                 flashes, depression, mood swings and insomnia. This
have so much fun you won’t even know you’re working             Instructor: Douglas Hiles
                                                                Sun                                            1:45pm-2:45pm     thought-provoking seminar will examine the nutritional
out! Drop in $13. No class Aug. 12th.
                                                                May 2-Jun 27                      $91/8 sess     44210.201KT     health of women going through peri-menopause and
Instructor: Alejandra Aguirre
Thu                                             5:45pm-6:45pm
                                                                Jul 11-Aug 29                     $80/7 sess     44210.301KT     discuss the latest scientific research around self care
Jul 8-Sep 2                        $91/8 sess     44660.301KT                                                                    through diet, nutritional supplements, and herbs
                                                                Running Club                                                     Instructor: Victoria Pawlowski
                                                                The Run Club @ Kits, along with Leading Edge Triathlon           Sun                                               10:00am-11:30am
Feldenkrais                                                                                                                      Jun 13                               $22/1 sess      45570.202KT
                                                                Club, is mostly designed for those who have experience
Awareness through movement. With sequences of
gentle innovative movements, you use your innate
                                                                & are looking for a challenging workout in a supportive,         Multiple Sclerosis Group
                                                                coached environment. Drop-in $7                                  For individuals diagnosed with MS. Join this informal
capacity to learn to improve your flexibility, mobility,
posture, breathing and relieve stress and pain. Drop-in
                                                                Instructor: Andrew Tuovinen                                      group in sharing & caring. For further information,
                                                                Thu                                            6:30pm-8:00pm     please contact contact Wendy St Marie and Violet Hann
$12. No class May 24th.                                         May 6-Jun 24                      $47/8 sess     44045.201KT
Instructor: Christine Walden                                    Jul 8-Aug 26                      $47/8 sess     44045.301KT     736-1240.
Mon                                             6:30pm-8:00pm                                                                    Fri                                                1:00pm-3:00pm
May 3-Jun 21                       $66/7 sess     44850.201KT                                                                    May 7-Aug 27                               Free      46000.201KT

12                                       Register online at www.kitscc.com
                                                                                                               Fitness Centre
     FITNESS CENTRE HOURS                                               STAFF & SERVICES                                                PERSONAL TRAINING
     Monday-Friday .......6:00 am-11:00 pm                                                                                     Team up with one of our weight training and conditioning
     Saturday ..................7:00 am-10:00 pm                                              Our highly qualified staff
                                                                                                                               specialists. By investing your time and energy with a
     Sunday ....................7:00 am-10:00 pm                                              are available to answer
                                                                                                                               Personal Trainer your workouts are guaranteed to be safe,
     Holidays ..................7:00 am-10:00 pm                                              questions and design
                                                                                                                               effective and time efficient. Your trainer will assist you in
                                                                                              personalized programs
                                                                                                                               achieving your health, fitness and performance objectives. If
                                                                                              for maximum training
                                                                                                                               you need specialized training or extra help to stay motivated
                                                                                              results and sport specific
                                                                                                                               try 1 to 1 sessions or 2 to 1 sessions with a friend. Individual
                                                                                              training programs for your
                                                                                                                               attention means you get a unique training program that
                                                                                              favourite sport. We can
                                                                                                                               includes instruction and motivation suited to your needs.
                                                                                              also set up rehabilitation
Kitsilano Fitness Centre is a fully equipped, 5000                                            programs in conjunction
square foot facility. We offer a wide range of cardio                                         with your therapist or
equipment including Stair Climbers, Elliptical Cross                                          health care practitioner.
Trainers, Concept II Rowers, Treadmills and Upright                                           initial consultation is
Summit Trainers and Recumbent Computerized                                                    included in admission.
Bikes. Kitsilano Fitness Centre also has a broad
selection of Life Fitness and Apex machines, free            Group Orientations: Mon & Wed                  6:00-7:00 pm
weights and Olympic weights. Balance your workout            Seniors Orientations: Mon                     10:00-11:00am
                                                                    (maximum of 4 people, please book in advance)
by picking up a stability ball, exercise tubing or band,
wobble board or medicine ball and heading to our                For an appointment please call 604-257-6982
stretching/rehabilitation area. Complete your workout
by relaxing in the whirlpool or sauna.                                                                                            One to One:             $44/1 session
                                                                 FITNESS CENTRE RATES                                                                     $192.50/5 sessions
                                                                                                             Senior                                       $330/10 sessions
                                                                                     Adult        Youth       65+yrs
                                                                                                                                  Train with a friend $26.40/person-1 session
                                                                    Drop In          $5.35        $3.75       $3.75
                                                                                                                                                      $135/person-5 sessions
                                                                 10 Visit Pass      $42.75        $30.00      $30.00                                  $247.50/person-10 sessions
                                                                                                                                      HST will be applied to fees starting July 1, 2010.
                                                                   1 month          $41.30       $30.00      $30.00
                                                                                                                                                 oUtsiDE tRAiNERs
                                                                   3 months         $112.50       $78.75      $78.75
                                                                                                                               The Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation reserves
                                                                   6 months         $195.45      $136.90     $136.90           the right to permit or deny the use of VPB facilities by
                                                                                                                               Outside Trainers based on specific guidelines. Guidelines
                                                                  12 months         $353.45      $247.50     $247.50
                                                                                                                               and further information is available at Kitsilano Community
                                                                                             Fees may be subject to change.    Centre or call the Fitness Programmer at 604-257-6995.

                                FITNESS CLASS SCHEDULE                                        April 30-August 31, 2010

    Monday         Tuesday       Wednesday        Thursday           Friday         Saturday           Sunday          Gentle Fit (mild) Perfect for beginners, returning to fitness, or
                                                                                                                       recovering from an injury - talk to your instructor about any concerns.
                    Classic                        Classic                           Classic           Indoor          Low impact (mild to moderate) Great morning class to get you going
  Low Impact                    Cardio Combo                      Low Impact
                    Stretch                        Stretch                           Stretch         Bootcamp          - no jump, easy on the joints.
 9:00-10:00 am                  9:00-10:00 am                    9:00-10:00 am
                 8:00-9:00 am                   8:00-9:00 am                      8:00-9:00 am     9:30-10:30 am
                                                                                                                       cardio combo (moderate to challenging) The ultimate cardio
                                                                                                                       combination class. A mix of high/low power moves on the floor
                                                                                                                       combined with muscle conditioning and core stability focus. A
   Gentle Fit                     Gentle Fit                       Gentle Fit     Muscle Works                         complete full body conditioning class designed for all fitness levels.
 10:30-11:30am                  10:30-11:30am                    10:30-11:30am    9:00-10:00 pm
                                                                                                                       total Body conditioning (challenging) Combines step aerobics
                                                                                                                       with exercise to tone, strengthen, and sculpt entire body!

     Core                        Total Body      Cardio Step       Total Body                                          core strength Plus (moderate) Get those untrained muscles
                 Cardio Core
 Strength Plus                  Conditioning     and Sculpt       Conditioning                                         back into shape. Primary focus is on core exercises for lower
                 5:30-6:30 pm
 5:30-6:30 pm                   5:30-6:30 pm    5:30-6:30 pm      5:30-6:30 pm                                         back and abdominals. No cardio component.
                                                                                                                       classic stretch (moderate) This no cardio class will focus on
                                                                                                                       increasing flexibility and calming the mind.
  Total Body      Cardio Step   statutory Holiday Fitness classes
 Conditioning     and Sculpt               May 24, July 1, Aug 2                                                       muscle Fit (moderate to challenging) Experience a complete strength
 6:30-7:30pm     6:30- 7:30pm          Low Impact: 9:00 am-10:00 am                                                    training workout that focuses on all major groups. No cardio component.
                                       Gentle Fit: 10:30 am- 11:30am
                                                                                                                       cardio core (moderate to challenging) A total body workout! Build on
                                                  CLASS FEES             Adult      Student/Youth          Senior
                                                                                                                       fun step choreography, alternating muscle toning with cardio intervals.
                                                     Drop-in             $5.00          $3.75              $3.50
                                                   10 Tickets           $45.00          $33.75             $25.00      cardio step & sculpt (moderate to challenging) A total body workout!
                                                                                                                       Build on fun step choreography, alternating muscle toning with cardio
                                                    1 month             $40.00          $30.00             $28.00      intervals.
                                                    2 month             $70.00          $55.00             $50.00
                                                                                                                       muscle works (moderate to challenging) Experience a complete
                                                    3 month            $100.00          $70.00             $68.00
                                                                                                                       strength training workout that focuses on all major groups. No cardio
                                                    6 month            $190.00         $138.00            $140.00      component.

                                              *Note: Schedule is subject to change without notice.           indoor Bootcamp (challenging) Intense mix of cardio and strength
                                        Classes with insufficient attendance will be subject to cancellation training drills with a soothing stretch to finish.

                             Summer Daycamps                                                 - See pages 21-24.                                                                            13
 Adults                                                                                                                     kitsiLANo wAR mEmoRiAL
                                                                                                                                      commUNitY cENtRE

                                                    PILATES                                                                                           MUSIC
      instructor: Alejandra Aquirre                                instructor: Patricia samuhel                              Guitar:
                                                                                                                             Private Lessons (8+ yrs)
                                                                                                                             One to one 30 minute lessons designed to work at your
                                                              Patricia is a registered kinesiologist with BcAk.              own level and pace. The classes are focused in technique,
                                                              since completing her degree she has been                       repertoire and practising skills. Participants must provide
                                                              working with clients in physical rehabilitation,               their own guitar (nylon string guitar recommended for
                                                              and recreational or sports specific personal                   beginners). Books will be available at the first class for $15
                                                              training. she has an extensive professional dance              and up depending on the style and level. To register a child
                                                              and Pilates background and has been teaching                   and receive 10: discount, please phone 604-257-6976.
                                                              stott Pilates for several years.                               Instructor: Rene Hugo-Sanchez
                                                                                                                             Thu                                             4:30pm-9:00pm
                                                                                                                             May 6-Jun 24                        $163/8 sess41005.201-209KT
                                                                                                                             Jul 8-Aug 26                        $163/8 sess41005.301-309KT
 Alejandra began teaching fitness in 1985; over                                                                              Piano Lessons: Adults (Beg/Int)
 the subsequent 25 years she has been a Personal                                                                             These private lessons are a great introduction for
 trainer, an instructor trainer, a NikE sponsored                                                                            those with limited experience. These one on one 30
 athlete and currently an Alumni Lululemon                                                                                   minute lessons are designed to match your needs and
 Ambassador. she finds teaching people to live                                                                               development. Lesson book materials will be discussed
 a healthy and active life very rewarding. she is            Pilates - Intro                                                 at the first class with the instructor and are not included
 a BcRPA certified Fitness and Pilates Leader.               Provide yourself with the tools you need to improve body        in the lesson fee. No discounts apply.
 www.fitnessali.com                                          alignment, tone muscles and increase flexibility. Pilates       Instructor: Rebecca Li
                                                             mat exercises are designed to safely and effectively            Wed                                             4:00pm-7:00pm
                                                                                                                             May 5-Jun 23                        $163/8 sess41010.201-206KT
Pilates                                                      condition the core muscles that act to stabilize the torso.
                                                             These exercises target the muscles of the abdomen               	
Based on the exercise philosophy developed by
Joseph Pilates in the early twentieth century; Pilates       and pelvic floor as well as the muscles of the lower back,
                                                             upper back and buttocks. Drop-in $13. No class May 24.
                                                                                                                                            DOG OBEDIENCE
will improve strength, alignment, balance, coordination,
                                                             Mon                                            5:30pm-6:30pm
circulation, flexibility and posture. Working the mind and
                                                             May 3-Jun 28                     $83/8 sess      44208.201KT
body together, pilates uses subtle, slow and controlled                                                                          Please note; only adults may register for dog
movements to achieve rapid and long-lasting results.                                                                             training classes-other household members,
                                                             Pilates - Intermediate
Emphasis is placed on using your CORE the girdle like                                                                            including children of appropriate age may
                                                             For those who have a recent experience in essential
cylinder that surrounds your waist that flattens the tummy                                                                       accompany the registered adult.
                                                             Pilates mat exercises, preferably STOTT based. Drop-
and supports the back. You will experience a full body
                                                             ins $12, are available only for the first 4 classes of the
workout with no impact on the joints as you strenthen                                                                        Dog Obedience: Puppy Kindergarten (18+yrs)
                                                             session to insure safe progression, unless individually
and stretch through each exercise. A powerfully different                                                                    Socialize your puppy, learn how to manage “puppy
                                                             assessed by the instuctor. Drop in $13.
workout that will change the way you use your body.                                                                          problems” (housebreaking, mouthing, etc) and teach
                                                             Wed                                            6:15pm-7:15pm
Drop-in $13. For more information: www.fitnessali.com        May 5-Jun 23                     $83/8 sess      44208.206KT    your puppy the foundations of manners and obedience.
No session May 22, July 31 and Aug. 14.                                                                                      Puppies must have vet’s approval and minimum 2nd set
Gentle                                                       Pilates - Mixed Level                                           of shots; bring puppy to first session (if vaccinations not
Wed                                        9:15am-10:15am    For those who have completed the intro course or                completed by first class owners should attend without
May 5-Jun 23                     $91/8 sess    44206.201KT
Jul 7-Sep 1                      $91/8 sess    44206.301KT   equivalent. Drop-in $13. No class May 24.                       pup so exercises may be practiced at home). For more
Fri                                         9:15am-10:15am   Mon                                            6:45pm-7:45pm    information visit www.callingalldogs.org or contact
May 7-Jun 25                     $91/8 sess    44206.204KT   May 3-Jun 28                     $83/8 sess      44208.202KT    Brenda at 604-224-2269. No class July 3.
Jul 9-Sep 3                      $91/8 sess    44206.304KT                                                                   Instructor: Brenda Jagroop J Enterprises
All Levels                                                   Yogalates                                                       Sat                                               11:30am-12:30pm
Thur am                                    9:15am-10:15am    A unique blend of exercises combining principles of             Jun 12-Jul 24                         $137/6 sess     45300.201KT
May 6-Jun 24                     $91/8 sess    44206.203KT                                                                   Tu                                                 6:30pm-7:30pm
Jul 8-Sep 2                      $91/8 sess    44206.303KT
                                                             Pilates with Yoga style stretching and strengthening.           Jul 13-Aug 10                         $123/5 sess     45300.301KT
Thur pm                                      6:30pm-7:30pm   A great way to unwind and feel relaxed yet gently
May 6-Jun 24                     $91/8 sess    44206.202KT   invigorated. Everyone is welcome! Drop-in $13.                  Dog Obedience: Basic A (18+yrs)
Jul 8-Sep 2                      $91/8 sess    44206.302KT   Wed                                         7:30pm-8:30pm
Sat                                         9:15am-10:15am   May 5-Jun 23                     $83/8 sess   44208.205KT
                                                                                                                             This class provides the foundations of obedience for
May 8-Jun 26                     $80/7 sess    44206.205KT                                                                   dogs/owners with little previous experience, including
Jul 10-Aug 28                    $69/6 sess    44206.305KT                                                                   puppies of appropriate age. Learn the basics of dog
                                                                                                                             behaviour, how to manage problems common to young
                                                                                                                             or inexperienced dogs, and basic commands such
                                     instructor: Evangeline Duy                                                              as sit, down, stay, come, walking on leash, etc. Bring
                                                                                                                             dog to first session. For more information visit www.
Pilates: Mom and Babies and                                  Prenatal Pilates                                                callingalldogs.org or contact Brenda at 604-224-2269.
Infant Massage                                               Celebrate your pregnancy by staying active with                 No class July 3.
                                                             Neomama Pilates (Part 1). This class will leave you             Instructor: Brenda Jagroop J Enterprises
This playful Pilates class encourages moms to participate
                                                                                                                             Sat                                               12:30pm-1:30pm
with their babies. Pilates will help new mothers to          feeling more fit and graceful in all trimesters of your         Jun 12-Jul 17                         $137/6 sess    45301.201KT
rejuvenate and tone their post pregnancy bodies. Moms        pregnancy. Benefits include improved posture through            Tu                                                 7:30pm-8:30pm
will learn fundamental pilates exercises that gently         core strength, stability and proper alignment. Increased        Jul 13-Aug 10                         $123/5 sess    45301.301KT
restore and improve core strength, pelvic floor, postural    body awareness and breathing exercises will also help
alignment, balance, breathing and relaxation. Optimal        prepare you and baby for labour. Enjoy one the most
breathing and posture are essential skills that will help    gentle, yet effective pre natal fitness classes available.
the new mother to maintain a calm and healthy state of       Excellent prelude to the Mom and Baby Pilates class
being. A portion of the class will be dedicated to baby      (Neomama Pilates Part 2). Please consult with your
massage movement and stretching. This class will give        Midwife or Health Care Provider prior to attending class.
the new mother an opportunity to meet other moms and         No experience neccessary. www.neomama.com. Drop
babies. No experience neccessary. Drop in $16.               in $14.
Thu                                        12:15pm-1:30pm    Thu                                            1:45pm-2:45pm
May 6-Jun 10                     $87/6 sess   44205.201KT    May 6-Jun 10                      $69/6 sess     44207.201KT
Aug 5-Aug 26                     $59/4 sess   44205.301KT    Aug 5-Aug 26                      $47/4 sess     44207.301KT

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              www.kitscc.com                                                                     Adults & Ice Rink
Chairside Yoga: Preventing                                      Laughter Yoga                                                  Yin Yoga
Workplace Injuries                                              Laughter Sessions combine breathing exercises, gentle          This slow and meditative style of yoga aims to release
Originally designed for dental hygienists, this workshop        movement, and simulated laughter. Based on laughter            deep-seated tensions in the spine, hips and pelvis. Yin
is ideal for anyone whose daily work puts physical              yoga which was developed by Indian physician, Dr.              yoga is especially beneficial for those who are always
stresses on them which may result in carpal tunnel              Madan Kataria, laughter sessions are designed to help          “on the go”. If you feel overworked in body and/or mind,
syndrome, repetitive strain injuries, &/or back & neck          people connect with their inner child and re-discover          Yin yoga will help you rediscover how to truly relax while
pain (hairdressers, massage therapists, administrative          joy, spontaneity, and creativity. Scientific research has      also providing the opportunity to exponentially increase
& computer jobs).                                               proven that laughter benefits the circulatory, respiratory,    flexibility and mobility, throughout the body.
Instructor: Angela Matheson                                     cardio-vascular and immune systems of the body. Drop-          Drop-in $12. No class Aug. 2nd.
Sat                                         12:30pm-3:30pm      in $8. Free trial class may 5th, 7-8pm.                        Instructor: Angela Inglis
May 15                            $25/1 sess   44322.201KT
                                                                Instructor: Jeannie Magenta                                    Mon                                                      8:00pm-9:15pm
                                                                Wed                                          7:00pm-8:00pm     May 3-Jun 28                               $83/8 sess      44320.201KT
Hatha Yoga                                                      May 12-Jun 30                     $47/8 sess   44330.201KT     Jul 5-Aug 30                               $83/8 sess      44320.301KT
This class is appropriate for beginners and advanced            Jul 7-Aug 25                      $47/8 sess   44330.301KT
students who want to focus on a practice that relieves                                                                         Yoga Gentle Hatha Style
stiffness in the joints, removes heaviness in the body and                                                                     Enjoy learning yoga postures as you stretch for improved
improves strength. During the session the pelvis will align                                                                    body awareness, flexibility and strength. Focus is on
and the student will become aware of the importance of the                                                                     breath and visualizations. With the use of music, you
breath and its link to an internal flow of energy. Mary has                                                                    are encouraged to explore the freedom of movement
been a qualified yoga teacher for over eleven years and         Mike Dennison’s Runners’ Yoga                                  in the poses (asana). Benefits of yoga include feeling
is experienced in many forms of yoga practice including         Runners’ Yoga is a dynamic stretching and                      more energized, less tension and pain with improved
Iyengar Vijnana. Drop in $14.                                   strengthening program designed to help runners get             concentration and circulation. Time for relaxation and
Instructor: Mary Balomenos                                      fit for running and prevent or overcome injuries. The          meditation. Drop in $14.
Tue                                            6:00pm-7:30pm    Runners’ Yoga system will also restore balance to our          Instructor: Natalia Nimetz
May 4-Jun 22                      $99/8 sess     44303.201KT    body’s musculature, return flexibility and suppleness to       Fri                                                   10:30am-12:00pm
Jul 6-Aug 10                      $75/6 sess     44303.301KT                                                                   May 7-Jun 25                               $99/8 sess    44302.201KT
                                                                muscles, open tight, compressed joints and strengthen
                                                                                                                               Jul 9-Aug 20                               $87/7 sess    44302.301KT
                                                                our core muscles. For more information please visit
Iyengar Yoga
                                                                www.yogarunners.net. Drop-in is $13.
Improves flexibility, strength and endurance. As the                                                                           Yoga Creative Hatha Style
                                                                Instructor: Michael Dennison
body moves into alignment, less muscular work is                Wed                                          6:30pm-7:45pm     This class is for students who have previous yoga
required and relaxation increases naturally. The                May 5-Jun 23                      $91/8 sess   44310.201KT     experience or are continuing students. Explore and
method is adaptable to suit individual needs, regardless                                                                       experience the joy of Hatha Yoga, a balanced creative
of age or state of health. All are welcome and will be          Power Yoga with Mira                                           approach. Focus is on breath and visualizations as
encouraged to work safely at their own individual level         Power yoga is a dynamic flow through a series of               you naturally develop improved body awareness and
of experience. Val is a Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher          asanas, or poses, combining breathing with movement,           alignment, flexibility, core strength and muscle tone.
with Intermediate Junior I Certification. Drop-in $18.          or vinyasa. Students will be guided through yoga poses         Learn to work within your own limits at a deeper level
No class May 24.                                                with breath work, focusing on awareness, strengthening,        as you go into more challenging poses. Enjoy the
Instructor: Val Speidel                                         and body alignment. The emphasis will be on the mind-          music. Yoga is that essence of body/mind/spirit with
Levels 1 & 2                                                    body connection and respecting our limitations and             a deep feeling of calmness and sense of self. Time
Mon                                         8:30am-10:00am      possibilities. Drop-ins welcome $13.                           for relaxation and meditation. Drop-ins welcome $14.
May 17-Jun 21                     $78/5 sess   44300.201KT
                                                                Instructor: Mira Yoga Inc                                      No class Aug. 2nd.
Levels 2 & 3                                                    Thu                                            7:30pm-8:45pm   Instructor: Natalia Nimetz
Wed                                         8:30am-10:00am      May 6-Jun 24                      $83/8 sess     44309.201KT   Mon                                                      6:30pm-8:00pm
May 19-Jun 23                     $93/6 sess   44300.202KT
                                                                                                                               May 3-Jun 21                               $80/7 sess      44301.201KT
                                                                                                                               Jul 5-Aug 16                               $69/6 sess      44301.301KT

                                       KITSILANO ICE RINK PUBLIC SKATING SCHEDULE
                                                                                                                                             ADmissioN RAtEs 2010
         schedule in effect: march 15 - June 6, 2010.                                                                                                                         Drop in strip of 10
                                                                                                                                Adult (19 yrs +yrs)                            $5.35    $42.75
                                                                                                                                Drop in Hockey                                 $5.35    $42.75
                                    SATURDAY                   SUNDAY              WEDNESDAY              FRIDAY
                                                                                                                                seniors (65 & over)                            $3.75    $30.00
                                                                                                                                Youth (13-18 yrs)                              $3.75    $30.00
                                                                                      Older Adult
                                                           Power Skate                                                          children (6-12 yrs)                            $2.65    $21.40
                                                           9:00-11:15am                                                         Preschooler - (must be accompanied by       adult) FREE
                                                                                                                                skate Rental                                   $2.70    $21.75
                                                                                                                                skate sharpening                               $5.55     N/A
                                                                                     Coed Adult         Coed Adult
                                   Skate Lessons          Skate Lessons
                                                                                   Drop-in Hockey     Drop In Hockey                    AFFiLiAtED oRGANizAtioNs
                                   11:00-1:00pm           11:30-2:45pm
                                                                                    11:45-1:00pm       11:45-1:00pm
                                                                                                                                Vancouver Thunderbird Minor Hockey
                                                                                                                                Sandra	Mills,	Administrator	..................... 604-224-5891
                                                                                       Kitsilano Ice Rink is jointly            ......................... email	:tbirdhockey@vancouvertbirds.ca
                                    Public Skate                                    operated by the Vancouver Park              ................................................. www.vancouvertbirds.ca
                                    1:15-2:45pm                                    Board & the Kitsilano Community              Kanakas-Kitsilano Women’s Hockey	... 604-209-4135
                                                                                           Centre Association                   Kitsilano Figure Skating Club
                                                                                                                                Johanna	Howarth	..................................... 604-737-6000
                                                                                   For more information about Public
                                                                                                                                ..................email:kitsfsc@shaw.ca,	www.members.shaw.ca
                                   Skate Lessons           Public Skate                Skating, visit our website               Vancouver Ringette	................................ 604-732-5395
                                    3:00-5:00pm            3:00-4:30pm              www.vancouverparks.ca or call               Vancouver Speed Skating Club
                                                                                              604-257-6983                      Cheryl	Giffin	............................................ 604-267-6442
                                                                                                                                ....................... email:info@vancouverspeedskating.com
                                                     Ice Rentals                                                                .................................. www.vancouverspeedskating.com
         Visit www.vancouverparks.ca for rental fees and availability. To book ice time call 604-257-6995.                      Vancouver Girls Ice Hockey	................. 604-263-7052

                              Summer Daycamps                                                   - See pages 21-24.                                                                           15
  Adults                                                                                                                           kitsiLANo wAR mEmoRiAL
                                                                                                                                             commUNitY cENtRE

                CREATIVE ARTS                                                                                                DANCE
Taste of Design in Knitting (16+yrs)                                                                                                 Belly Dancing
Come and share Astor’s enthusiasm for designing                                                                                      Move to the sensuous melodies and dynamic rhythms
knitwear. In one two hour workshop, Astor will guide                                                                                 of the Middle East with internationally known teacher/
you into designing your own original knitwear. Astor                                                                                 performer ‘Rahma’. With an innate sense of the music
has published patterns in Knitty and MagKnits.                                                                                       and dance as part of her Lebanese heritage, she has a
See www.knittingAstor.com.                                                                                                           Bachelor of Phys.Ed (UofA), a background in modern,
Instructor: Astor Tsang                                                                                                              folk dance, Afro-jazz and gymnastics, and over 30 years
Tue                                               7:00pm-9:00pm                                                                      experience in bellydance. Rahma’s renowned ability to
May 11                               $28/1 sess     42800.203KT
                                                                    Afro’robics                                                      break down dance into easily learnable form stems from
                                                                    Afro’Robics is an amazing African dance class specially          both her training as a teacher and her genuine desire
Crochet for Beginners                                               designed for aerobic fitness, blending the richness of           for her students to learn. Finger cymbals needed; can
Get hooked on to crochet! Whether you want to make                  African dance and music with traditional history and             be purchased from instructor for $12. Drop-in $13. No
the very cute amigurumi animals or add another                      culture to create a fun and exciting workout! In the spirit      class May 23rd.
dimension to knitting, hooking is what you want to                  of Africa we all dance together, so everyone (including          Instructor: Gail (Rahma) Haddad
do. In just a couple of hours, learn basic crochet skill,           men!) is welcome. Drop-in $15.                                   Beginner 1
including: foundation chain, single to triple crochet, turn         Instructor: Jacky Essombe                                        Sun                                            4:30pm-6:00pm
and crochet in the round. One crochet hook and sample               Wed                                          5:45pm-6:45pm       May 2-Jun 27                      $84/7 sess     41630.201KT
yarn included. See www.knittingAstor.com                            May 5-Jun 9                       $69/6 sess   41700.201KT       Beginner 1 & 2
Instructor: Astor Tsang                                                                                                              Thu                                            5:30pm-7:00pm
Tue                                             7:00pm-9:00pm                                                                        May 6-Jun 24                      $95/8 sess     41630.203KT
                                                                    Ballet Morning
Jun 15                               $36/1 sess   42800.201KT
                                                                    Enjoy the relaxing and toning effects of basic ballet
                                                                                                                                     Belly Dancing: Intermediate
                                                                    training. This class provides movements and stretches
Knitting for Beginners (16+yrs)                                                                                                      Learn combinations, choreography and beyond-basic
                                                                    for spine, hip and leg flexibility, with a complete ballet
Kick start yourself into knitting! In just a couple of                                                                               techniques using both folkloric and cabaret styles.
                                                                    barre and centre dance combinations. Learn to dance
hours learn basic knitting skills including; cast on and                                                                             Focus is on fun, exercise and personal development
                                                                    at a pace you can manage and enjoy. Drop-in $13.
off, knit, purl and combinations of knit and purl. One                                                                               through dance. Drop In $13. No class May 23rd.
                                                                    Instructor: Helen Evans
set of knitting needles and sample yarn included.                   Thu                                            10:30am-12:00pm   Instructor: Gail (Rahma) Haddad
See www.knittingAstor.com                                           May 6-Jun 17                      $80/7 sess      41640.201KT    Sun                                            6:00pm-7:30pm
                                                                                                                                     May 9-Jun 27                      $84/7 sess     41631.201KT
Instructor: Astor Tsang
Wed                                               7:00pm-9:00pm     Ballet - Intro Level 1
Jul 28                               $36/1 sess     42800.301KT                                                                      Indian Classical Dance - Intermediate
                                                                    Enjoy the toning and graceful effects ballet gives your
                                                                                                                                     Enjoy the meditative and grounded qualities of Bharata
                                                                    body. Terminology and positions are learned at the
                                                                                                                                     Natyam Indian Classical dance in an introductory class
                                                                    barre followed by centre floor exercises. Drop in $12.
                                                                                                                                     which sexplores technique, alignment, rhythm and
                                                                    Instructor: Sally Laing-Hulme
          SOCIAL RECREATION                                         Sat
                                                                    May 8-Jun 26                      $75/8 sess
                                                                                                                                     expression. Experience this treasured dance of India
                                                                                                                                     which has existed for thousands of years as a devotional
                                                                    Jul 10-Aug 14                     $57/6 sess     41644.301KT     practice and as a way to develop awareness of the mind-
Bridge: Duplicate                                                                                                                    body connection. Drop in $12. No class May 23rd.
                                                                    Ballet - Intro Level 2                                           Instructor: Anusha Fernando
Come out and join our freindly group of Duplicate
                                                                    Level 2 continues with the next level of dance. Drop in          Sun                                            3:00pm-4:30pm
bridge players. For more information call Dot at 738-                                                                                May 2-Jun 27                      $75/8 sess     41635.201KT
2648. Drop in $1.75/session.
                                                                    Instructor: Sally Laing-Hulme
Instructor: Dot Arthur                                              Sat                                            5:15pm-6:45pm     Latin Funk Dance
Tue & Fri                                         7:00pm-10:00pm
May 4-Aug 24                                         45891.301KT
                                                                    May 8-Jun 26                      $75/8 sess     41644.202KT     Gustavo’s unique fusion of Latin dance moves (Salsa,
                                                                    Jul 10-Aug 14                     $57/6 sess     41644.203KT
	                                                                                                                                    Merengue, Cha Cha, Cumbia, Mambo, Reggeaton
English Corner                                                                                                                       with a splash of Hip Hop/ Afro moves, have everyone
                                                                    Ballet - Intermediate                                            dancing and grooving the hottest Latin Pop music
Effective communication of both your thoughts and                   Recommended for students who have taken ballet
feelings are essential for leading a succesful life in a                                                                             around. This high energy dance workout goes beyond
                                                                    classes and have a knowledge of ballet terminology               just getting in shape. His classes are uplifting, fun and
new place. Join this fun program and gain confidence                and exercises. Drop in $12.
communicating your thoughts and feelings in English!                                                                                 entertaining! Feel yourself being transported to a warm
                                                                    Instructor: Sally Laing-Hulme
Instructor: Sepehr Moshtael                                         Fri                                            6:30pm-8:00pm
                                                                                                                                     tropical beach while lively Latin rhythms capture your
Sun                                              7:00pm-9:00pm      May 7-Jun 25                      $75/8 sess     41645.201KT     spirit and move your body to the beat! Dance partner
May 2-Jun 27                           $3/9 sess   45005.201KT      Jul 9-Aug 13                      $57/6 sess     41645.301KT     not required. Drop in $14. No class May 24 and Aug 2.
                                                                                                                                     Instructor: Gustavo Ferman
                                                                    Ballet - Advanced                                                Level 1
                                                                    For dancers who have had ballet training. A full ballet          mon                                          8:15pm-9:15pm
                         LANGUAGE                                   barre and centre floor with a short variation taught half
                                                                                                                                     May 3-Jun 21
                                                                                                                                     Jul 5-Aug 9
                                                                                                                                                                       $87/7 sess
                                                                                                                                                                       $63/5 sess
                                                                    way through the session. Drop in $12.                            wed                                          7:00pm-8:00pm
                                                                    Instructor: Sally Laing-Hulme                                    May 5-Jun 23                      $99/8 sess   41620.203KT
Teach English Abroad                                                Fri                                            8:00pm-9:30pm     Level 2
Become an English teacher and you could be working                  May 7-Jun 25                      $75/8 sess     41645.205KT     wed                                            8:15pm-9:15pm
                                                                    Jul 9-Aug 13                      $57/6 sess     41645.305KT     May 5-Jun 23                      $99/8 sess     41620.204KT
in Prague, Italy, France, Japan, Costa Rica or Brazil, to
                                                                                                                                     Jul 7-Aug 11                      $75/6 sess     41620.304KT
name just a few. This fun, interactive weekend course
is a great introduction to teaching English as a second
                                                                    Learn this great style of dance in a fun and non-                Salsa, Jive & Romantic Dancing
language. You will receive a certificate recognised in
                                                                    threatening environment. Sally’s passion for dance is            You’ll be HOT, FUN & EXCITING ‘cause that’s what the
non-English speaking countries for paid or volunteer
                                                                    very contagious; once you try it you are hooked for life.        Salsa and Jive are! And that’s what this dance course
work abroad teaching children or adults, in classes, 1-1
                                                                    Sally’s class includes a cardio warm-up and stretches            is too! Also, learn the elegance and grace of Romantic
or even online!
                                                                    followed by simple jazz steps that are performed to              Dancing. Singles and couples welcome! Free intro class
Instructor: International TEFL Training
Sat & Sun                                           9:00am-6:00pm   great jazz music - a great way to stay fit and healthy.          Apr. 25th from 7:30-8:30pm. No class May 23rd.
May 15-May 16                           $249/2 sess   45010.201KT   Drop in $12.                                                     Instructor: . FunDance Co
Jun 5-Jun 6                             $249/2 sess   45010.202KT   Instructor: Sally Laing-Hulme                                    Sun                                            7:30pm-9:30pm
Jun 26-Jun 27                           $249/2 sess   45010.203KT   Sat                                          6:45pm-8:15pm       May 2-Jun 27                      $88/9 sess     41618.201KT
Jul 17-Jul 18                           $249/2 sess   45010.301KT   May 8-Jun 26                      $75/8 sess   41646.201KT
Aug 14-Aug 15                           $249/2 sess   45010.302KT   Jul 10-Aug 14                     $57/6 sess   41646.301KT

16                                          Register online at www.kitscc.com
              www.kitscc.com                                                                                                                                           Adults
                                                                                SPECIAL INTEREST
Bicycle Maintenance - Basics                                         Home Buyer’s Seminar                                               Systems Thinking ...About Our World
Learn the basics of how to keep your bicycle running                 A fun lecture for those looking at                                 Originally developed for the World Wildlife Fund, this
at its best. This is a hands-on clinic that will teach you           purchasing real estate. A panel                                    workshop is unlike any other you may have experienced.
how to perform simple, yet important and necessary                   of professionals from the real                                     In a few short hours, you will develop a deep appreciation
service. You will learn about flat repair, lubrication,              estate industry will share valuable                                of the complex links between diverse global issues such
chain maintenance, brake and shifter adjustments and                 information on what you need                                       as population, wealth, consumption, pollution, climate
much more. Cycling is so much more enjoyable when                    to know. Presenting will be a                                      change, natural resources, species extinction, and even
your bike is well tuned. Bringing your own bike to the               lawyer, mortgage specialist, home                                  war. More importantly, you will learn what we can do as
workshop is encouraged.                                              inspector and realtors. Free but pre-registration is               individuals and as a society to build a truly sustainable
Instructor: Barry Kwok                                               required.                                                          future. Instructor proceeds will be donated to WWF-
Sat                                               10:00am-4:00pm     Instructor: Sutton Group Westcoast Realty                          Canada For more information, please contact Russel at
Apr 24                                  $50/1 sess   45450.101KT     Tue                                                7:00pm-9:00pm   604-685-8929 and russel_horwitz@yahoo.com
                                                                     May 4                                       Free     45415.201KT
                                                                                                                                        Instructor: Russel Horwitz
Streetwise Cycling                                                   Jun 22                                      Free     45415.202KT
                                                                                                                                        Sat                                              9:30am-12:30pm
Do you know how to ride a bike, but wish you had the                                                                                    Jun 12                              $25/1 sess      44777.201KT
confidence and skills to use your bike for transportation?           Managing Change: Planning
This 4 hour course is for anyone 16 or over who’d like               Your Perfect Retirement                                            The Art of Happiness
to be more comfortable riding in traffic and sharing the             As with any big change in life circumstances,                      Happiness is commonly acknowledged as the universal
road safely with other road users. Taught by nationally              the beginning of building a great retirement is to                 aim of human existence. No one seems to disagree that
certified instructors, the course is fun, hands-on and               acknowledge and understand the changes which                       we all want to be happy. The real question is: how do we
practical. Through a combination of in-class, parking                are inevitable. Some you can control or manage and                 go about it? In this workshop, we will explore the art of
lot, and on-road training, you’ll learn to determine the             some you can only adjust to. The central factors are:              happiness, through a lecture, group discussion, and fun
best place on the road to ride, manoeuvre your bike                  Are you moving from your current living location? What             activities! Dimitri de Morea is a philosopher, counsellor,
effectively, communicate with other road users, check                relationships will diminish or increase? How will you use          and teacher in the art of living. To learn more
your bike for safety and fit, choose the right equipment             your time now (will you continue to do some part-time              visit www.demorea.ca
and clothing, plan the best routes and handle riding at              work)? What structure will your daily life assume? How             Instructor: Dimitri De Morea
                                                                                                                                        Thu                                              7:00pm-9:00pm
night and in the rain. For more information please call              will your resources change? What purposes will your                May 27                              $15/1 sess     44880.201KT
the Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition at 604-878-8222                 life take on? Who will you be now?
Instructor: Van AreaCycling Coalition                                Instructor: Family Services of Vancouver
Jun 20                                  $39/1 sess
                                                                     May 6-May 13                           $43/2 sess
Do’s & Don’ts of Relationships                                       Public Speaking                                                        Presenter: Andrea Perchotte, TravelSmarts
Discover the truth about how to succeed in love and                  Are you living the life that you truly want? Do you feel            Passionate about helping travelers voyage abroad
find happiness. Instructed by: Ernest Quansah - Love                 like something is holding you back, but you don’t know              smarter, safer and more affordably, travel coach and
Relationship Expert with more than fifteen years                     what? This interactive and fun workshop will teach you              TravelSmarts founder Andrea Perchotte has ventured
experience and Founder of Adult Counselling. Ernest                  techniques and daily habits that can help you identify              to dozens of countries spanning six continents. She
has a background in Philosophical Counselling and is                 choices that are right for you, what is not working and             also has valuable experience as a flight attendant,
a graduate of UBC Peer Counselling Program. He is                    how you can change your life circumstances to reach                 hotel inspector and cruise line crew member on over
author of two books: How to Identify Your Soulmate                   your true potential.                                                thirty cruises sailing in Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico,
and Dos and Don’ts of Relationships. For more                        Instructors: Kataneh Sherkat and Suzy Berikoff                      Hawaii and Alaska. This unique insider’s perspective
information on course objectives, please visit www.                  Sat.                                            10:00am-2:00pm      coupled with her extensive travel background enables
                                                                     May 16-May 23                        $60/2 sess    44875.201KT
dosanddontsofrelationships.com or www.kitscc.com.                                                                                        Andrea to provide presentations and printed resources
Instructor: Ernest Quansah                                                                                                               packed with tips and strategies to make the most of
Wed Fri                                              6:30pm-8:00pm                                                                       your next trip. She’s the author of TravelSmarts:
May 5-May 21                            $45/4 sess     45425.202KT   Seniors’ Emotional Care
                                                                     Do you have an elderly parent currently living in a                 Essential Tips & Techniques for Traveling Smarter,
                                                                     retirement facility in the Lower Mainland? Perhaps you              Safer and More Affordably.
Eating Our Way to Sustainability
Already on-board with the latest in green living? Have               are considering placing a loved one in such a facility.
                                                                                                                                        Traveller’s Toolbox
you noticed no matter how minimal our impact we’ll                   What is the facility operator’s responsibility to your loved
                                                                                                                                        Insider tips for travelling & packing like a pro. A must
always be consumers? This sustainability program                     one? In other words, what are they willing to do for your
                                                                                                                                        for any traveller, this workshop is packed with dozens
focuses on an essential consumptive need, the need                   loved one and what are they not willing to do? And what
                                                                                                                                        of practical insider techniques and will equip you with
for nutrition, and how city living offers more and more              are your responsibilities as a family member? If you
                                                                                                                                        invaluable tools for your next trip. Learn top tips for
options to provide for ourselves.                                    have questions, we have answers. You are invited to a
                                                                                                                                        flying, car rentals, hotels, staying safe and healthy,
Instructor: Paulo O’Connor                                           powerful and informative presentation.
                                                                                                                                        and trip planning. Also included will be must-know
Mon                                                  6:30pm-9:00pm   Instructor: Ernest Quansah
May 10                                  $34/1 sess     45420.103KT   Tue                                                7:00pm-8:30pm   websites, how to pack light and right, choose the best
                                                                     May 25                                 $5/1 sess     45425.201KT   cruise, itinerary and cabin, avoid/manage problems
Finding Work-Life Balance                                                                                                               travellers often face, reduce the likelihood of jet lag
In this lively workshop, come away with a deeper                     Six Mistakes Baby Boomers Make With                                and seasickness, sleep well on the road, buy the right
understanding of the modern challenge of work-life                   Their Finances                                                     luggage and accommodation alternatives.
balance. Learn to identify the underlying causes of                  And how to avoid them! For investors over age 50                   Wed                                              7:00pm-9:30pm
                                                                     who are planning to retire or have already retired and             May 19-May 26                       $34/2 sess     45416.201KT
stress and over-work, and address them at their root.
Explore wisdom, and specific techniques for keeping                  who want to avoid costly mistakes. Topics include:                 Travelling on the Cheap
your life balanced, and making room for what truly                   Not understanding or covering your risks, Failing to               Frugal strategies for saving on airfare, accommodation,
matters to you. Nota bene: Leave the Blackberry at                   understand the stock market, Paying excessive taxes,               cruises & car rentals. A no-brainer return on investment
home! To learn more visit www.demorea.ca Dimitri de                  Having the wrong time horizon, Choosing the wrong                  (and then some!), you’ll leave this workshop with loads
Morea is a philosopher, counsellor, and teacher in the               retirement income strategy and Not taking care of your             of easy, practical ways to cut costs on travel. You’ll learn
art of living. To learn more visit www.demorea.ca                    family. Heidi Pullem is a Certified Financial Planner and          about timing it right for flight deals, scoring hotel bargains,
Instructor: Dimitri De Morea                                         a well known financial educator in Vancouver.                      dozens of little-known websites for frugal globetrotting,
Tue Thu                                              7:00pm-9:00pm   Instructor: Heidi Pullem                                           asking key questions to keep $$ in your wallet,
Jun 24                                  $15/1 sess     44880.202KT   Wed                                                7:00pm-8:30pm
                                                                                                                                        money-saving tips for cruises, budget accommodation
                                                                     May 12                                 $5/1 sess     45417.101KT
                                                                                                                                        alternatives, and keeping costs down on car rentals.
                                                                                                                                        Wed                                              7:00pm-9:30pm
                                                                                                                                        Jun 9                               $19/1 sess     45416.202KT

                                 Summer Daycamps                                                       - See pages 21-24.                                                                    17
Ken’s Kitchen                                                                                                              kitsiLANo wAR mEmoRiAL
                                                                                                                                      commUNitY cENtRE

                KITS CATERING                                                                                 WORKSHOPS
Chef Mark of Catered Art partners with Kits Community
                                                              Knife Skills Part 1                                           Vegetarian Cooking
Centre to create Kits Catering,specializing in made-
                                                              Learn how to handle sharp                                     Calling all bored veg-heads: get fresh ideas and
from-scratch sandwiches, pizzas, made to order meals,
                                                              tools with confidence in this                                 perspectives in this creative vegetarian class. Learn the
salads and daily fresh-baked goods. Kits Catering hosts
                                                              very popular workshop.                                        fundamentals of a nutritious vegetarian food plan that
all kinds of special events including parties, receptions
                                                              Start      by      julienning                                 cuts no corners on taste, including legumes, nuts and
and barbeques. We also create tailored, private group
                                                              vegetables and work your                                      seeds. This course covers stocks, soups, and a variety
classes and workshops designed toward your area of
                                                              way to more complex food                                      of ethnic foods. You’ll find out how to avoid the common
interest -- perfect for a special celebration, shower or
                                                              fundamentals. Cut down                                        trap of a high-fat veggie diet and garner adventures in
gift. To book Kits Catering, call 604-257-6977.
                                                              your cooking time (pun                                        taste along the way!
                                                              intended!) so you have                                        Sun                                           5:00pm-8:00pm
      Introducing Chef Mark Halyk                             more time to enjoy your                                       Part 1
                                                              meals with family and                                         Jun 6                            $59/1 sess    42602.205KT
 President and Executive                                                                                                    Part 2
 Chef of Catered Art,                                         friends. Find out how to determine a
                                                                                                                            Jun 13                           $59/1 sess    42602.206KT
 Boutique Catering, Chef                                      good-quality kitchen tool, and how to best care for your
 Mark Halyk has called                                        knives.
                                                                                                                            Bread Making
 Vancouver, B.C. home for                                     Sun                                        5:00pm-8:00pm
                                                              May 2                           $59/1 sess   42602.201KT      Knead the knots out of your shoulders in this bread-
 18 years. With more than                                                                                                   making workshop. Learn basic doughs like whole-wheat
 25 years’ experience in the                                                                                                and multigrain before graduating to more sophisticated,
                                                              Knife Skills Part 2
 industry, Chef Mark has                                                                                                    personalized breads for both savory and sweet treats.
                                                              Step up your game in the kitchen with this advanced
 found his niche by running                                                                                                 Sun                                           5:00pm-8:00pm
                                                              knife skills workshop (Knife Skills 1 required). Learn
 his own catering company                                                                                                   June 20                          $59/1 sess     42602.207KT
                                                              to fine tune your knife skills and go beyond julienne
 and management team,
                                                              vegetables. Find out how to de-bone meat and fillet fish
 based in Kitsilano, which                                                                                                  Preserves
                                                              without cutting yourself or destroying your ingredients.
 specializes in creating                                                                                                    Don’t know the difference between your jams, jellies,
                                                              Plus, learn how to sharpen and care for good-quality
 uniquely tailored private                                                                                                  preserves and compotes? Get unstuck with this sweet
                                                              knives that can last you a lifetime.
 events. Also a cooking instructor and consultant,                                                                          and fruity workshop, which includes food safety and
                                                              Sun                                          5:00pm-8:00pm
 Chef Mark enjoys seeing his students gain                    May 9                           $59/1 sess     42602.202KT    proper cooking, cleaning and storing techniques. Find
 confidence and creativity in their cooking. A lover of                                                                     out how to best use your favourite seasonal fruits and
 improvisation and cooking with passion, Mark can             Perfect Salads                                                berries so you and your family can enjoy them all year-
 create something both beautiful and delicious from           Salad doesn’t have to be your enemy! Usher in the             round, and watch your pantry grow.
 anything that’s left in the fridge.                          beginning of summer by learning how to incorporate            Sun                                           5:00pm-8:00pm
                                                                                                                            Jun 27                           $59/1 sess     42602.208KT
                                                              the unexpected. Find out how to create unique
                       KIDS                                   combinations of your favourite foods while avoiding the
                                                              pitfalls of an iceberg-lettuce-and-tomato travesty.
                                                                                                                            Are you pickled at the prospect of canning your favourite
                                                              Sun                                          5:00pm-8:00pm
Kids in the Kitchen: (8-12yrs)                                May 16                          $59/1 sess     42602.203KT    seasonal vegetables? Banish preservative-laden
Experience a world of flavours as you learn to                                                                              sauces from your pantry and learn proper sterilization,
experiment in this fun, educational and popular kids          Specialty Cake Decorating                                     sanitization, canning and pickling procedures in this
cooking program. Learn what it takes to make delicious        Find out how to create desserts to perfectly accent           workshop. Start out by learning how to make jars upon
creations, find out how to work as a team and where           your special event in this cake decorating class with         jars of homemade tomato sauce to carry you through
your passions lie. Get acquainted with the ins and outs       Pastry Chef Laura Barker and Executive Chef Mark              the winter, and culminate in more sophisticated,
of a commercial kitchen, including food safety tips and       Halyk. Learn thematic aspects of pastry decoration            personalized jars of flavours. Then you’ll just need to
best practices.                                               with structure, fondant and piping, how to express your       plant your garden and get canning!
                                                              theme with decorations, and the tips and tricks to using      Sun                                           5:00pm-8:00pm
Tue                                           4:00pm-5:30pm
                                                                                                                            Aug 22                           $59/1 sess     42602.301KT
Part 1                                                        decorations and tools.
May 4-May 25                    $50/4 sess     22601.201KT    Sun                                          5:00pm-8:00pm
Part 2                                                        May 30                          $59/1 sess     42602.204KT
Jun 1-Jun 22                    $50/4 sess     22601.202KT

       COMMUNITY KITCHEN                                                                                       CULINARY
Community Kitchen                                             Healthy Eating                                                Italian Cooking
Learn how to make meals innovative and interesting            Start your summer season off with a kick-start in the         Italian fundamentals may be simple, but they’re not easy.
using limited resources in this valuable class. Find out      kitchen. Learn how to create nutritionally-balanced,          Find out the secrets of this classic discipline, beginning
how to stretch your dollar to make delicious meals            satisfying meals that will help you keep your head out        with high quality ingredients such as tomatoes, olive
for your whole family, as well as creative ways to use        of the fridge. Find out how to infuse flavour into your       oils and pasta. Start with a delicious sauce, and learn
pantry staples and leftovers. Please bring a container        meals without piling on the calories. This course also        how to make pastas, risottos and salads. In the end,
to take food home. Meet every second week.                    cover tips on how eating seasonally will keep your food       you’ll be able to create exquisite feasts your friends and
Sun                                           2:00pm-4:30pm   plan interesting.                                             family will love.
May 16-Jun 27                    $51/4 sess     42601.201KT   Tue                                          6:00pm-8:30pm    Tue                                           6:00pm-8:30pm
Jul 11-Aug 22                    $51/4 sess     42601.301KT   May 4-May 25                   $107/4 sess     42603.201KT    Jun 1-Jun 22                    $107/4 sess     42603.203KT

                                                              Thai Cooking                                                  BBQ & Grilling
                                                              Wake up your palate with our new four-week Thai               Break out of the winter doldrums and start spring off
                                                              cooking class. Learn how to use fresh herbs, vegetables,      on the right foot with our most popular class. Learn
                                                              noodles and sauces to create delicious Thai-inspired          how to properly season, spice and grill meats, seafood,
                                                              meals without having to call for takeout. Crunchy, fresh,     appetizers and salads. This course covers rubs,
                                                              sweet and sour, the many flavours of Thailand, including      marinades, smoking techniques and even how to create
                                                              mint, basil and lime, will clear your mind and transport      desserts on the grill.
                                                              you to a land far away.                                       Thu                                           6:00pm-8:30pm
                                                              Thu                                        6:00pm-8:30pm      Jun 3-Jun 24                    $107/4 sess     42603.204KT
                                                              May 6-May 27                   $107/4 sess   42603.202KT

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           www.kitscc.com                                                                                                                          Seniors
                                                                           SPECIAL EVENTS
      As we continue our 6th year of multicultural programs here at Kitsilano, we will embrace the regions of Guangdong (Canton) China,
     the Kansai district of Japan, and the country of Australia. If you or your family came from any of these regions, please let us know. We
                      appreciate the participation of the many families and friends who have joined us since we began this
                                       great adventure into the many cultures that make up our community.
              in person only registration begins monday, April 12th at 9am. Pre-registration is required for all programs.

                 Guangdong (cantonese)                                                    kansai –
  MAY              region of china and
                       Hong kong                                JUNE                   Region of Japan
                                                                                                                                  JULY                        Australia

Cantonese Presentation                                        Kansai Presentation                                              Australia Presentation
We have a number of seniors in our community who              The Kansai region is the cultural and historical heart           As we have a number of Aussies living in our community,
come from this well known part of China. The majority         of Japan. The ancient capital city of Kyoto and the              we will be hearing some of their stories as well as
of the early Chinese immigrants came from this area           bustling industrial city of Osaka are some of the popular        learning about the history, culture, food and taste some
and settled in cities and towns all across Canada. We         landmarks of this region. Families with Kansai roots have        typical Australian snacks.
will learn not only about the tourist attractions, the        made a rich contribution to Vancouver’s history. Come            Wed                                           2:00pm-3:00pm
history and the culture of this region but also hear from     and learn about the region from its history, culture, food,      Jul 7                             $2/1 sess     55634.301KT
the seniors who now are active members here. Special          to its famous tourist destinations. Several of our seniors       Australia Crafts
Cantonese treats will be served.                              will share their stories of their journey and settlement in      Come and spend a fun afternoon learning how to create
Wed                                           2:00pm-3:00pm   Canada.                                                          an Australian craft. All material is supplied.
May 12                            $2/1 sess     55634.201KT   Wed                                             2:00pm-3:00pm    Fri                                           2:00pm-3:00pm
                                                              Jun 9                               $2/1 sess     55634.202KT
Cantonese Crafts                                                                                                               Jul 16                            $3/1 sess     55635.301KT
Chinese fans are not only graceful but useful, cooling        Kansai: Japanese Crafts                                          Australia Cooking Class
their owners from the intense heat of southern China          Origami or paper folding is still a popular craft of Japan.      Lamb is a popular item in Australia. We will be teaching
in summertime. Come and learn how to create and               Come and spend a pleasant afternoon learning how to              various ways to use ground lamb in a lamb meatball
decorate your own fan. A sampling of Cantonese snacks         create some simple useful paper folding items including          dish with a mint jelly sauce and in a lamb burger.
will be served as you spend a pleasant afternoon              a number of easy ways to fold napkins. We will enjoy             Samples will be served. Sign up early as these classes
learning this fun craft.                                      Japanese green tea and savoury snacks from the                   are always full quickly.
Fri                                           2:00pm-3:00pm   Kansai region                                                    Wed                                           2:00pm-3:00pm
May 21                            $3/1 sess     55635.201KT   Fri                                           2:00pm-3:00pm      Jul 28                            $3/1 sess     55639.301KT
                                                              Jun 18                              $3/1 sess   55635.202KT
Cantonese Cooking Class                                                                                                        Australia Luncheon
The food of this region is the most familiar Chinese food     Kansai: Japanese Cooking Class                                   Enjoy a popular lamb dish, possibly a recipe from our
that we eat in Canada. Many cooking methods are used,         Osaka is the home of some of the most celebrated                 cooking class, mixed vegetables, potatoes, salad and
steaming and stir-frying being the most favoured due to       Japanese cuisine. Come and learn how to make a simple            a classic Australian dessert. It will be the usual fun
their convenience and rapidity, and their ability to bring    California Roll. The California roll is a maki-zushi (roll) a    time with an Australian quiz or Bingo to help add to our
out the flavor of the freshest ingredients. We will learn     kind of sushi roll, made inside-out, containing cucumber,        understanding of this unique continent.
how to stir fry some delicious vegetable dishes that can      crabmeat or imitation crab stick, and avocado. Many              Fri                                           12:30pm-2:30pm
be quickly made from our local produce. Learning how          Japanese make this roll as avocado resembles the                 Jul 30                           $11/1 sess      55637.301KT
to use the wide variety of sauces will be included. There     more expensive tuna or Toro. We will be sampling our
will be samples too.                                          creations
Wed                                           2:00pm-3:00pm   Wed                                             2:00pm-3:00pm
May 26                            $3/1 sess     55639.201KT   Jun 23                              $3/1 sess     55639.202KT       Salmon BBQ
                                                                                                                                  We will once again celebrate
Cantonese Luncheon                                            Kansai: Japanese Luncheon                                           summer with a super Salmon
This popular luncheon will sell out fast. Come and enjoy      Always very popular, our Japanese Luncheon will                     Barbeque. Register early as this
some of the traditional home cooked food from this            include many familiar items on our menu including                   BBQ is always a sell-out!
southern region of China and Hong Kong. The menu              chicken, beef, vegetable and rice dishes and a dessert.             Wed               12:30pm-2:30pm
will include many of the popular dishes and desserts.         A variety of Japanese tea will be serve                             Aug 18
Fri                                        12:30pm-2:30pm     Fri                                             12:30pm-2:30pm      $11/1 sess      55630.301KT
May 28                           $11/1 sess   55637.201KT     Jun 25                             $11/1 sess      55637.202KT

                                                              8th ANNUAL SENIORS WEEK
                 Join other enthusiastic seniors at the Roundhouse community Arts & Recreation centre.
                  this is a city wide Vancouver Park Board and community Association sponsored event
 Opening 2010                                                 Chance to Dance                                                  Seniors Week Tea & Dance
 Experiences and Seniors Art Displays. Our focus is on        This event showcases seniors dance groups and                    Enjoy the swinging sounds of live music, light
 the Elders in our community and in Canada. We will           entertainment from the different Vancouver Community             refreshments and treats, prizes, fun, friendship and lots
 be sharing amazing and inspirational stories about           Centers giving you a good example of programs offered in         of dancing. Purchase your ticket at the Roundhouse
 Olympic and Paralympic Athletes. View our Seniors            other centres. There will be light refreshments.                 or your local community centre. Space is limited so
 Week art exhibition which includes photographs by            Tue                                              1:00pm-3:15pm   pleases register early. Tickets sales will close Tues.
 our active seniors and Healthy Aging through the Arts.       Jun 8                                    Free      55831.202KT   June 8. Please note that refunds will only be accepted
 Refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome.            Historical Art Walk                                              up to seven day prior to the event.
 Mon                                         2:00pm-3:15pm    Get Active and enjoy the local public art pieces in the Yale     Fri                                           1:00pm-4:00pm
 Jun 7                                  Free   55831.201KT                                                                     Jun 11                            $8/1 sess     55831.204KT
                                                              town neighbourhood. Healthy snacks will be served. If the
                                                              numbers are good, we will be using poles. Please register.
                                                              Thu                                             9:00am-10:30am
                                                              Jun 10                                   Free      55831.203KT

                            Summer Daycamps                                                  - See pages 21-24.                                                                  19
 Seniors                                                                                                                        kitsiLANo wAR mEmoRiAL
                                                                                                                                             commUNitY cENtRE

      HEALTH & WELLNESS                                                                        SOCIAL                                                EDUCATIONAL
Understanding Alzheimer’s                                           Anton’s Coffee Break                                            Computer Basics
Disease & Related Dimentia                                          Join Antranik in Maddie’s Lounge to share a chat over           Learn the most basic computer skills (eg. how to turn it
An opportunity for community members and family                     a cup of tea or coffee. Meet new friends and come with          on, use a mouse, create files, etc). Sign up now. Each
caregivers to increase their understanding and learn                suggestions for speakers on topics of interest. Coffee $1.      person will have their own computer.
about the warning signs and dealing with communication              Wed                                            11:30am-1:00pm   Instructor: Brandon Jung
changes and challenging behaviours.                                 May 5-Aug 25                            Free      55818.301KT   Mon                                            9:30am-11:45am
                                                                                                                                    May 10                            $10/1 sess      55401.201KT
Instructor: Judy Bourne, Alzheimer’s Society of BC                  Bernice’s Coffee Break                                          Jun 14                            $10/1 sess      55401.202KT
Thu                                               11:00am-12:30pm
May 13                                  $1/1 sess     55823.201KT
                                                                    Join Bernice Cherry in Maddies Lounge to share a cup
                                                                    of coffee or tea and chat. Enjoy meeting new friends.           Digital Photography Class
                                                                    We welcome one and all to give suggestions for our              Learn the basic use of a digital camera and the basic rules
Heads Up for a Healthier Brain
                                                                    events and to join in on any of our activities. We are a        for taking good photos. Kodak Easy Share cameras are
The latest reseach is telling us that we are never too young
                                                                    friendly and welcoming group. Coffee $1.                        supplied or you can bring your own. Lessons include
or too old to take action in defense of our own brain health.
                                                                    Mon                                            11:45am-1:00pm   downloading, editing and emailing photos to family and
Information will be presented on the known risk factors for
                                                                    May 3-Aug 30                            Free      55819.302KT   friends. You will need batteries and a memory card to
Alzheimer’s disease and the health measures that we can
                                                                                                                                    be able to store your photos. May 5, 26, June 2 & 23.
integrate into our daily life to reduce our risks.
                                                                    Billiards                                                       Instructor: Nona Thompson
Instructor: Judy Bourne Alzheimer’s Society
                                                                    Drop in and enjoy a friendly game of billiards!                 Wed                                            12:30pm-2:00pm
Thu                                              11:00am-12:30pm
                                                                                                                                    May 5, 26, Jun 2 & 23              $5/4 sess      55811.201KT
Jun 10                                  $1/1 sess    55823.202KT    Thu                              1:00-3:00pm May 6-June 24
                                                                    Free                                          55824.201KT       Navigating The Net
Wobble Your Way to Fall Prevention                                                                                                  Learn the basics of exploring the World Wide Web.
Regardless of age, we could all improve our balance. This           Fun Scrabblers                                                  Learn basic internet navigation and e-mail. This course
workshop will allow you to test your balance, predict your          Come and join the Fun Scrabblers. Learn about                   is for beginners who are not familiar with computers.
chances of falling, and learn exercises to improve. Please          different and new words. A great education!! Gentle             Instructor: David Smart
pre-register.                                                       and relaxing way to spend your afternoon. Enjoy a fun           Fri                                            9:45am-11:30am
Instructor: Steacy Alexander                                        time. Please pre-register. Coffee $1.                           May 21                            $10/1 sess      55450.201KT
Wed                                               3:00pm-4:00pm                                                                     Jun 18                            $10/1 sess      55450.202KT
                                                                    Instructor: David Smart
May 12                                $1/1 sess     54044.201KT                                                                     Jul 16                            $10/1 sess      55450.301KT
                                                                    Thu                                            1:00pm-4:00pm
                                                                    May 6-Aug 26                            Free     55816.301KT
Kitsilano Walkers
This volunteer organized group operates independently               Great Books Discussion Group
from Kitsilano Community Centre.                                    Follow some basic guidelines developed by the Great
Tue                                               9:30am-2:00pm     Books Foundation through many years of experience.               French With Nadia
May 4-Aug 31                                                Free    These guidelines are designed to provide enjoyable and           You will be speaking mostly french and we will have
                                                                    rewarding discussions by focusing attention on the text          fun playing games and educational activities. No class
Seniors’ Emotional Care                                                                                                              May 24th.
                                                                    at hand. The books, which will be purchased one series
Do you have an elderly parent currently living in a                                                                                  Instructor: Nadia Lafortune
                                                                    at a time, with each series lasting 17 sessions will cost
retirement facility? Perhaps you are considering placing                                                                             Mon                                            12:45pm-1:45pm
                                                                    approximately $42. Please pre-register .Coffee $1.               May 3-Jun 21                      $44/7 sess      52802.201KT
a loved one in such a facility. What is the facility operator’s
                                                                    Instructor: Norman White
responsibility to your loved one? What are they willing to          Tue                                            2:00pm-3:30pm
do for your loved one and what are they not willing to do?
And what are your responsibilities as a family member?
                                                                    May 4-Jun 8                             Free     55817.201KT
                                                                                                                                                       BUS TOURS
Instructor: Ernest Quansah                                          Kitsilano Book Club
Tue                                             7:00pm-8:30pm       Participate in lively discussions in a friendly and informal
May 25                                $5/1 sess   45425.201KT
                                                                    atmosphere. Please pre-register as space is limited.
Senior’s Stretch and Strength                                       We meet on the second Wednesday of each month in
Achieve maximum efficiency and maintain flexibility,                Maddie’s Lounge. We use the Vancouver Public Library
by joining the gentle stretch and strength chair fitness            Book club sets as they become available. May 12
class. Drop in $3.                                                  Through Black Spruce by Joseph Boyden, June 9 The
Instructor: Evelyn S. Legault                                       Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill, July 14 Sweetness
Wed                                            11:45am-12:45pm      at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley (which is held
May 5-Jun 30                         $27/9 sess    54001.201KT      at Nona’s home as our Annual Summer Garden Party),
                                                                    Aug 11 The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls. Coffee $1.          Peak-2-Peak (Whistler)
                                                                                                                                    Experience the world’s longest unsupported lift span
                                                                    Instructor: Nona Thompson
                                                                    Wed                           2:00pm-3:30pm                     linking together Blackcomb and Whistler Mountains
                                                                    May 12-Aug 11                           Free     55801.201KT    for the first time. Travel the new incredible sea to sky
                                                                                                                                    highway to the base of Blackcomb Mountain and
Caribbean Dance Classes with Nadia
                                                                    Mah Jong                                                        sightsee with Peak-2-Peak Gondola’s 360 degree
Learn basic Caribbean rhythm and dance steps. In
                                                                    Come and play this popular Chinese game. The class              views. Take free time for lunch at the peak’s Roundhouse
no time you will be dancing and learning all about the
                                                                    welcomes somewhat experienced players. Please pre               Lodge or London Lodge for casual fare with sit down
Caribbean dance culture. No class May 24th.
                                                                    register. Limited to 16. No class Aug. 2nd. Coffee $1.          options or pack your own lunch. This tour includes a
Instructor: Nadia Lafortune
Mon                                            11:30am-12:30pm
                                                                    Mon                           1:00pm-3:30pm                     morning stop at Tim Horton’s and one hour free time to
                                                                    May 3-Aug 30                            Free     55822.301KT
May 3-Jun 21                         $44/7 sess    51638.201KT                                                                      explore Whistler Village.
                                                                                                                                    Thu                                            8:15am-7:15pm
                                                                    Picture Show                                                    May 20                            $90/1 sess     55704.201KT
Go with the Flow Dance
                                                                    Come to the movies for an afternoon of entertainment
Shake your waist or just tap your toes - anything goes!                                                                             Mandolin Picnic in the Park
                                                                    & fun. The most recent & popular movies are selected.
Enjoy moving to music in your own way and dance                                                                                     Travel to Cultus Lake for an afternoon of live music and
                                                                    We will be using our new 50 inch TV. We welcome
away the blues.Seniors and adults of all ages, sizes                                                                                great food with a backdrop of beaches, boardwalks and
                                                                    suggestions. Please pre register. Popcorn, coffee and tea.
and abilities welcome. Please pre-register.                                                                                         mountain views. Enjoy a variety of sandwiches, dessert
                                                                    Instructor: Nona Thompson
Instructor: Brenda Jagroop                                          Thu                                            1:00pm-3:30pm    items and beverages under the Main Beach gazebo
Thu                                           12:40pm-1:40pm
May 6-Jun 24                         $8/8 sess   51635.201KT
                                                                    Apr 22                             $3/1 sess     55838.203KT    complete with the live Mandolin sounds of accomplished
                                                                    May 27                             $3/1 sess     55838.201KT
Summer days, times & dates to be announced.                                                                                         musician Edward Opper of the renowned ‘Surrey Ramblers’
                                                                    Jun 24                             $3/1 sess     55838.202KT
                                                                                                                                    covering popular music of the golden years. Note: this trip
                                                                                                                                    includes picnic style gourmet lunch at Cultus Lake.
                                                                                                                                    Tu                                             8:45am-4:45pm
                                                                                                                                    Jun 15                            $49/1 sess     55704.202KT

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            EDUcAtioNAL cAmPs                                                                                    DANcE cAmPs

                                                                  Parent & Tot                                                  Jazz/Hip Hop Camp (9-12 yrs)
                                                                  Creative Movement Camp (3-4 yrs)                              Get ready to move. In this class we will explore commercial
                                                                  Move and groove with your little one! Using music, song,      jazz and hip hop dance styles in a fun, non-competitive
                                                                  props, and stories, we will explore using our bodies          environment to current dance tunes. Dancers will learn
                                                                  and imaginations in a fun, supportive environment. We         fundamental jazz steps and techniques combined with
                                                                  will develop co-ordination, spatial awareness, rhythm,        contemporary hip-hop style dance moves. Get ready to
                                                                  musicality, and self-expression all while moving our          dance, stretch, sweat, and have fun! Students will learn
                                                                  feet to some great music. Get ready to move, stretch,         a combo to be performed on the last day for family and
ABC Fun For Everyone Camp (3-5yrs)                                and explore with your little       one!                       friends! Wear comfortable clothing and soft jazz or ballet
This is an introductory level course of the alphabet              Instructor: Billie Murphy                                     shoes. Bring water and healthy snack.
                                                                  Mo Tu We Th                                11:15am-12:00pm    Instructor: Billie Murphy
which offers children a fun introduction of A,B,C,D. Each         Jul 26-Jul 29                    $30/4 sess    11605.302KT    Mo Tu We Th                                     2:15pm-3:15
week we will concentrate on different letters from A to           Mo Tu We                                    2:45pm-3:15pm     Jul 26-Jul 30                    $37/5 sess    21612.303KT
Z. We will also encourage children to learn and write             Aug 9-Aug 11                     $20/3 sess    11605.304KT    Mo Tu We Th                                 10:00am-12:00pm
the alphabet. This        class also includes games,              Mo Tu We                                    2:45pm-3:15pm     Aug 9-Aug 12                     $50/4 sess    21612.306KT
                                                                  Aug 16-Aug 18                    $20/3 sess    11605.306KT    Aug 16-Aug 18                    $38/3 sess    21612.307KT
stories, worksheets and songs. We make learning fun!              Aug 23-Aug 25                    $20/3 sess    11605.308KT    Aug 23-Aug 25                    $38/3 sess    21612.309KT
All material provided.
Instructor: Angela K.A. Karellas                                  Parent & Tot Dance Camp (2 yrs)
Mo Tu We Th Fr                                10:15am-11:15am
Aug 16-Aug 20                       $37/5 sess   15104.301KT      Come have some fun and dance with your child! Stories,
Aug 23-Aug 27                       $37/5 sess   15104.302KT      poems and props will be used to get everyone dancing.
                                                                  Exploration of body parts and the space around us is
Introduction to Reading Camp (5-6yrs)
                                                                  the focus of this class. Adult participation is mandatory.
Through songs, games and fun work sheets children
                                                                  Instructor: Billie Murphy
will learn how to read. We will use props and tools to            Mon Tue Wed Thur                             10:30am-11:00
help children with their visual skills, and their fine motor      Jul 26-Jul 29                    $26/4 sess   11605.301KT
skills. We make learning fun! All material provided.              Mon Tue Wed                                 1:00pm-1:30pm
Instructor: Angela K.A. Karellas                                  Aug 9-Aug 11                     $20/3 sess   11605.303KT
Mo Tu We Th Fr                                11:30am-12:30pm     Aug 16-Aug 18                    $20/3 sess   11605.305KT
Aug 16-Aug 20                       $37/5 sess   15101.301KT      Aug 23-Aug 25                    $20/3 sess   11605.307KT
Aug 23-Aug 27                       $37/5 sess   15101.302KT      	
                                                                  	 ini Jazz Camp (4-5yrs)
Little Einsteins Camp (4-6yrs)                                    Learn the fundamentals of jazz and ballet techniques                               mUsic cAmPs
If you like science and want to give something fun a try          in a fun, supportive atmosphere. Using upbeat music,
then sign up for this stimulating and interesting class.          games, and props, we will explore co-ordination,              Signing Babies Camp
Science Fun is full of fascinating hands-on experiments           musicality, and spatial awareness along with basic jazz       Jump into summer with a 4 day camp of Signing Babies.
that are a great way to learn more about science and the          techniques. Come ready to leap, run, jump, stretch,           Through songs and fingerplay, we will learn new summer-
world around us. All materials provided.                          and play! Dress in clothing you can move in and ballet        themed ASL signs each day. Please bring a blanket for
Instructor: TBA TBA - KT                                          or soft jazz shoes. Demo on the last day of class for         non-crawling babies. No drop ins. Contact Lee Ann at
Mo Tu We Th Fr                                   1:00pm-3:00pm    friends, family and fans!                                     signingbabies@shaw.ca for general information.
Aug 17-Aug 21                       $67/5 sess     15102.301KT    Instructor: Billie Murphy
                                                                                                                                Instructor: Lee Ann Steyns
Math Fun Everyone Camp (3-5 yrs)                                  Mon Tue Wed                                 1:45pm-2:30pm     Mo Tu We Th Fr (6-18months)                  10:00am-10:45am
                                                                  Aug 9-Aug 11                     $50/3 sess   11612.301KT
This introductory math class will teach children numbers                                                                        Jul 12-Jul 15                     $44/4 sess    11615.300KT
                                                                  Aug 16-Aug 18                    $50/3 sess   11612.302KT     Mo Tu We Th Fr (0-12months)                  11:00am-11:45am
1-20. We will sing lots of songs and play fun games to            Aug 23-Aug 25                    $50/3 sess   11612.303KT     Jul 12-Jul 15                     $44/4 sess    11615.301KT
teach children how to count, add and subtract. We will
use props and tools to help children with their visual
skills, and their fine motor skills. All material provided.                                                                     Music Together Summer Songs
Instructor: Angela K.A. Karellas
                                                                                                                                What will you and your child find in a Music Together
Mo Tu We Th Fr                                9:00am-10:00am                                                                    class? Rainbow coloured falling leaves cows sitting
Aug 16-Aug 20                       $37/5 sess   15103.301KT                                                                    in the old oak tree, tyrannosaurus rex, shining stars,
Aug 23-Aug 27                       $37/5 sess   15103.302KT                                                                    rockets to the moon and trains to the beach. All this
                                                                                                                                with a developmentally appropriate research based
                                                                                                                                curriculum taught by a registered Music Together
               LANGUAGE cAmPs                                                                                                   teacher. Parent participation is required. Siblings 6
French for Kids Camp                                                                                                            months of age and under can attend for free. Over
Research has shown that this is the perfect age to                                                                              6 months please pay the reduced siblings fee of
expose a child to a second language. Your child will                                                                            $90. Tuition includes two CD’s a Songbook a Parent
                                                                  Jazz/Ballet Combo Camp (6-8 yrs)
learn to speak French and have fun! Children will learn                                                                         Education guide and a Parent Education evening open
                                                                  Learn the fundamentals of jazz and ballet techniques in
the marvels of the French language and culture through                                                                          to all adults in the family. For more information please
                                                                  a fun, supportive atmoshpere. We will work on basic jazz
action, dance, music, drama, art and educational tools.                                                                         visit: www.WestSideMusicTogether.CA .
                                                                  steps, stretches, and leaps, and get students confident
Instructor: Monika Hastings                                                                                                     Instructor: Mimi & Elisa
                                                                  and ready to dance! Get ready for fun music, high-            Tue Thu                                      9:30am-10:15am
Mo Tu We Th Fr                                   9:00am-11:00am
                                                                  energy, and a great time. Students will work on a combo       Jul 6-Jul 29                     $122/8 sess     11010.301KT
                                                                  which will be presented on the last day of class. Dress in    Tue Thu                                      10:30am-11:15am
Jul 12-Jul 16                       $52/5 sess      25010.301KT
                                                                                                                                Jul 6-Jul 29                     $122/8 sess     11010.302KT
5-6yrs                                                            clothing you can move in and ballet or soft jazz shoes.       Tue Thu                                      11:30am-12:15pm
Mo Tu We Th Fr                                12:00pm-2:00pm      Instructor: Billie Murphy                                     Jul 6-Jul 29                     $122/8 sess     11010.303KT
Jul 12-Jul 16                       $52/5 sess   25010.302KT      Mo Tu We Th Fr                               1:00pm-2:00pm    Instructor: Joan De Verteuil
6-8yrs                                                            Jul 26-Jul 30                    $37/5 sess    21612.302KT    Tue Thu                                      9:30am-10:15am
Mo Tu We Th Fr                                 9:00am-11:00am     Tu We Th                                    10:30am-12:00pm   Aug 3-Aug 26                     $122/8 sess     11010.304KT
Jul 26-Jul 30                       $52/5 sess    25010.303KT     Aug 3-Aug 5                      $32/3 sess    21612.304KT    Tue Thu                                      10:30am-11:15am
                                                                  Mo Tu We Th Fr                               3:30pm-5:00pm
9-12yrs                                                                                                                         Aug 3-Aug 26                     $122/8 sess     11010.305KT
                                                                  Aug 16-Aug 20                    $52/5 sess    21612.308KT    Tue Thu                                      11:30am-12:15pm
Mo Tu We Th Fr                                12:00pm-2:00pm
                                                                  Aug 23-Aug 27                    $52/5 sess    21612.310KT    Aug 3-Aug 26                     $122/8 sess     11010.306KT
Jul 26-Jul 30                       $52/5 sess   25010.304KT

                                      Special Events           2
                                   Summer Daycamps - See pages 21-24.                                                                                                            21
                           summer                                                                                          kitsiLANo wAR mEmoRiAL

                                                                                                                                    commUNitY cENtRE

                                     mUsic cAmPs witH mARNi                                                                       ARts cAmPs witH sANJiNi
                                                                                                                             sanjini mudaliar can’t wait to start her sixth year
                                                               Family: Music with Marnie Camp                                with kitsilano Daycamps. in the past sanjini has
                                                               This is the perfect class for a family with 2 children of     been involved with several daycamps around the
                                                               different ages and is a great opportunity for older and       city. she has completed her degree at Emily carr
                                                               younger children to share musical experiences together        University of Art and Design.
                                                               in a positive fun and entertaining environment. Older
                                                               children will have the care of their parent and Marnie but
                                                               will also have the opportunity to express independence       Art From Around the World (3-8 yrs)
                                                               and creativity. Younger children will enjoy the music,       Take a trip around the world this summer! Art from all
                                                               animation and stimulation of the class and will receive      over. Venetian masks, dragon puppets, and paper fans
                                                               benefit from observing the older role models. Parent or      to keep cool!
                                                                                                                            Mo Tu We Th Fr (3-5 yrs)                     9:30am-11:30am
                                                               Caregiver must register one person per family at two
                                                                                                                            Jul 5-Jul 9                       $67/5 sess    12802.301KT
                                                               children max per family at $47.00 (3 day)
Toddlers Music with Marnie Camp                                                                                             Mo Tu We Th Fr (6-8 yrs)                      1:00pm-3:00pm
                                                               Instructor: Marni Grey                                       Jul 5-Jul 9                       $67/5 sess    22802.301KT
Music and Movement for Toddlers: Children’s Entertainer,       Tue Wed Thur                     $62/3 sess 1:30pm-2:15pm
Early Childhood Educator and Recording Artist Marnie           Jul 6-Jul 8                                   11030.304KT    The Art of Puppetry (3-8 yrs)
Grey has created a fun and educational class to explore        Jul 20-Jul 22                                 11031.304KT
                                                                                                                            Who doesn’t love puppets? We will be making finger
with your child. This class will involve singing traditional                                                                puppets, paper bag puppets and beautiful butterflies
and original Music with Marnie Songs with the focus of                                                                      just to name a few!
the class being on music and movement, rhythm and                                                                           Mo Tu We Th Fr (3-5 yrs)                     9:30am-11:30am
beat and most importantly FUN! Through the use of                                                                           Jul 19-Jul 23                     $67/5 sess    12802.302KT
puppets, bubbles and jumping galore, your child will be                                                                     Mo Tu We Th Fr (6-8 yrs)                      1:00pm-3:00pm
guaranteed to move and groove and have loads of fun                                                                         Jul 19-Jul 23                     $67/5 sess    22802.302KT
while learning the basics of music. Children must be 18
                                                                                                                            Art from Ancient Civilizations (3-8 yrs)
months by start date. Parent participation required.
Instructor: Marni Grey
                                                                                                                            Travel back in time! Visit cavemen, the Egyptians and
Tue Wed Thur                    $50/3 sess 10:30am-11:15am                                                                  the Romans. Discover why ancient art is unique and
Jul6-Jul8                                      11030.301KT                                                                  beautiful!
Jul 20-Jul 22                                  11031.301KT                                                                  Mo Tu We Th Fr (3-5 yrs)                     9:30am-11:30am
                                                                                                                            Aug 2-Aug 6                       $67/5 sess    12802.303KT
Babies: Music with Marnie Camp                                         Music with Marnie Concert                            Mo Tu We Th Fr (6-8 yrs)                      1:00pm-3:00pm
                                                                                                                            Aug 2-Aug 6                       $67/5 sess    22802.303KT
Come and explore music with your baby through                   Get ready to boogie at Marnie’s Friday Concert!
songs,chants, fingerplays, movement, instruments,               Children’s Entertainer Marnie Grey is back for              Underwater Art (3-8 yrs)
bubbles and puppets galore! A fun class like this can           twoweek ONLY. This fun interactive concert is all           No bathing suits needed! Dive into the ocean this week
help to develop early music appreciation and a simple           about PLAY and movement and having fun. With                for take home aquariums, octopi, and fishy mobiles!
understanding of rhythm and beat                                guitar in hand a couple of props Marnie will keep your      Mo Tu We Th Fr (3-5 yrs)                     9:30am-11:30am
Instructor: Marni Grey                                          children captivated and having a rocking good time!         Aug 9-Aug 13                      $67/5 sess    12802.304KT
Tue Wed Thur                    $34/3 sess 11:30am-12:00pm      Marnie used to teach at Kitsilano but is now busy           Mo Tu We Th Fr (6-8 yrs)                      1:00pm-3:00pm
Jul 6-Jul 8                                    11030.302KT                                                                  Aug 9-Aug 13                      $67/5 sess    22802.304KT
Jul 20-Jul 22                                  11031.302KT      performing across the country with her children’s
                                                                band. She’s absolutely delighted to be coming back
                                                                                                                            Jungle Art (3-8 yrs)
Musical Preschoolers:                                           and singing and dancing with all the children at Kits.
                                                                                                                            Gggrrrrrrr! Get ready for some wild art projects…animal
Music with Marnie Camp                                          Be sure to check out Marnie’s interactive community
                                                                                                                            masks, creepy tarantulas and forest murals are just a
This class is similar to the Toddlers class but is a more       website too, watch her and her characters sing, do
advanced for the ever-changing and more independent             yoga, sign language, recyling and more - It’s a Whole
                                                                                                                            Mo Tu We Th Fr (3-5 yrs)                     9:30am-11:30am
preschooler. Children will have fun singing and doing lots      World of Child’s PLAY! www.musicwithmarnie.com              Aug 30-Sep 3                      $67/5 sess    12802.305KT
of creative rhythm and beat and music and movement              Please note DUE to Space Limitations - Tickets are          Mo Tu We Th Fr (6-8 yrs)                      1:00pm-3:00pm
activities. Parent/caregiver participation required. Child      $10 / child - Adults are FREE at one adult max per          Aug 30-Sep 3                      $67/5 sess    22802.305KT

must be 3 years old by the start date.                          family, if more than 1 adult attends there will be a $10
                                                                charge for that adult. Please note no strollers allowed
Tue Wed Thur
              Marni Grey
                                  $50/3 sess 12:30pm-1:15pm     in the Dance Studio.                                                     BAskEtBALL cAmP
Jul 6-Jul8                                      11030.303KT     Instructor: Marni Grey                                                    witH mEL DAVis
Jul 20-Jul 22                                   11031.303KT     Fri                            $10/1 sess 1:00pm-1:45pm
                                                                Jul 9                                        11030.305KT
                                                                Jul 23                                       11031.305KT
                                                                                                                            Mel Davis Basketball
                                                                                                                            Summer Camp (7-13 yrs)

  AUG                                                                                                                       Learn from the best, Mel Davis,
                                                                                                                            former Harlem Globetrotter. Mel

        Satur day A
                    ugust 7             Picnic                                                                              uses basketball as a metaphor
                                                                                                                            for life, teaching girls and boys
                                                                                                                            basketball skills and abilities, while
                                           in the Park                                                                      helping them develop high ideals of sportsmanship,
                                                                                                                            healthy living, self-control and respect for wise discipline
A Community Festival at Connaught Park!                                                                                     and authority. Players must have a basic understanding
                                                                                                                            of basketball rules and skills. Please bring a basketball.
            * Carnival Rides * Carnival Games * BBQ * Arts and Crafts *                                                     7-10 yrs
                                                                                                                            Mo Tu We Th Fr                                 11:45am-1:45pm
              * Face Painting * Bouncy Castles * Community Booths *                                                         Jul 12-Jul 16                     $60/5 sess      23001.301KT
                                                                                                                            Jul 19-Jul 23                     $60/5 sess      23001.302KT
                       Entertainers and Performers                                                                          11 -13 yrs
And much more... Come run, jump and play-fun activities and events for all ages.                                            Mo Tu We Th Fr                                 2:00pm-4:00pm
                                                                                                                            Jul 12-Jul 16                     $60/5 sess     23002.301KT
                                                                                                                            Jul 19-Jul 23                     $60/5 sess     23002.302KT

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            mULti-mEDiA cAmPs                                                                                  sPoRts cAmPs

                                                             Gymnastics Camp (3-4yrs)                                         Kids Tennis Plus Camps (6-12 yrs)
                                                             This class is aimed to introduce gymnastics at the               Come play at the Beach! Full and half day camps for
                                                             beginner level. The program will cover stretching,               kids at beautiful Kits Beach. Full day camp activities
                                                             jumping, and tumbling, along with the beam, bars, rings          include; tennis, swimming, hikes and games. The
                                                             and vault by our coaches. This class provides a fun,             program focus is to develop athletic abilities and tennis
                                                             safe, and high energy atmoshphere where children will            fundamentals. Players learn: self rally, cooperative rally,
                                                             work on skills like coordination, balance, flexibility and       volley and serve. Scaled down courts, nets, racquets,
                                                             strength.                                                        foam and low compression balls are use to maximize
                                                             Instructor: Johanna Vortel & Marie Hudec                         success. Instructors follow a program that allows them
                                                             M-F                                   $42/5 sess 1:00pm-1:45pm   to manage both beginner and novice levels in the same
                                                             Jul 26-Jul 30                                      13000.301KT
                                                             Aug 2-Aug6                                         13000.302KT
                                                                                                                              camp. Snacks, Caps and H2O provided. Racquets are
Byte Camp: Flash Video                                                                                                        available for all players. No class July 1.
                                                             Aug 9-Aug 13                                       13000.303KT
Game Design (11-14 yrs)                                      Aug 16-Aug 20                                      13000.304KT   Instructor: Gord Hauka
Create your own wacky characters, cool game play and         Aug 23-Aug 27                                      13000.305KT   6-8yrs
fun levels in your very own on-line game! Students will                                                                       Mo Tu We Fr                                  9:30am-12:30pm
start the week making short animated films, and each                                                                          Jun 28-Jul 2                       $76/4 sess   23501.301KT
                                                                                                                              Mo Tu We Th Fr                               10:00am-3:00pm
day new programming skills will be taught to help them       Gymnastics Camp                                                  Jul 12-Jul 16                    $160/5 sess    23501.302KT
make the animations interactive. The final project is a      (4-6 yrs)                                                        Tu We Th Fr                                  9:30am-12:30pm
video game built from scratch that will go on-line! Have     This class is still at                                           Aug 3-Aug 6                       $76/4 sess    23501.303KT
a look at www.bytecamp.ca for hundreds of great games        the beginner level, but                                          Mo Tu We Th Fr                               10:00am-3:00pm
                                                                                                                              Aug 16-Aug 20                    $160/5 sess    23501.304KT
from previousyears! Lots of time during the week is          introduces slightly more                                         Mo Tu We Th Fr                               9:30am-12:30pm
devoted to outdoor activities so that your child is fresh    challenging skills on the                                        Aug 30-Sep 3                      $96/5 sess    23501.305KT
for new challenges.                                          gymnastics apparatus.                                            9-12yrs
Instructor: Byte Camp                                        As with the first group,                                         Mo Tu We Fr                                   1:00pm-4:00pm
M-F                            $227/5 sess     9:00-3:00pm   the program covers                                               Jun 28-Jul 2                       $76/4 sess   23501.311KT
Jul 12-16                                     23330.301KT                                                                     Mo Tu We Th Fr                               10:00am-3:00pm
                                                             stretching, jumping, and                                         Jul 12-Jul 16                    $160/5 sess    23501.312KT
Byte Camp: Claymation                                        tumbling, along with the                                         Tu We Th Fr                                   1:00pm-4:00pm
Movie Production (9-12yrs)                                   beam, bars, rings and                                            Aug 3-Aug 6                       $76/4 sess    23501.313KT
                                                             vault by our coaches.                                            Mo Tu We Th Fr                               10:00am-3:00pm
Make your own clay characters come to life, just like                                                                         Aug 16-Aug 20                    $160/5 sess    23501.314KT
Wallace and Gromit! Participants will get to build their     The class provides a fun,                                        Mo Tu We Th Fr                                1:00pm-4:00pm
own clay characters, sets and props; develop their own       safe, and high energy atmoshphere where children will            Aug 30-Sep 3                      $96/5 sess    23501.315KT
script; shoot their movie scenes; and then learn to edit     work on skills like coordination, balance, flexibility and
                                                             strength. Register early as this program fills quickly!          Mini Star Soccer Camp (4-12 yrs)
and add sounds and special effects to complete the
                                                             Instructor: Johanna Vortel & Marie Hudec                         Star Soccer and Kitsilano Community Centre are inviting
whole project. Completed projects are posted on-line          M-F                                  $42/5 sess 2:00pm-2:45pm   all young talents 4-12 years to our summer soccer
at www.bytecamp.ca and DVDs sent home at the end of          Jul 26-Jul 30                                      23000.301KT   camps. Have a “ball” learning and playing the beautiful
the summer. Don't worry parents, there will be plenty of     Aug 2-Aug 6                                        23000.302KT
                                                             Aug 9-Aug 13                                       23000.303KT   game using our professional equipment. With our
time devoted to outdoor games and activities!
                                                             Aug 16-Aug 20                                      23000.304KT   experienced coaches you will learn to trick opponents
Instructor: Byte Camp
T-F                            $182/4 sess    9:00-3:00pm
                                                             Aug 23-Aug 27                                      23000.305KT   and fill the nets with goals! Participants receive a t-shirt.
Aug 3-6                                       23330.302KT                                                                     7 days notice required for refund.
                                                             Rhythmic Gymnastics (6-12 yrs)                                   Instructor: Valentinos Dinglis
Cartooning/Claymation &                                      Rhythmic Gymnastics is swirling ribbons, skipping                4-5 yrs
Animation Camp (8-12yrs)                                     ropes, spinning hoops, and bouncing balls with jumps             Mo Tu We Th Fr                               10:00am-11:30am
Learn to draw and create your own cartoon characters                                                                          Jul 5-Jul 9                        $50/5 sess    13300.301KT
                                                             and balances and dancing feet. When we spice things
                                                                                                                              Mo Tu We Th Fr                                10:00am-11:30am
and see them brought to life through digital film! Also      up with music and rhythm, the recipe for fun and creativity      Jul 12-Jul 16                      $50/5 sess    13300.302KT
make your own creatures and characters with clay and         is complete! This intro class is for children who love to        Mo Tu We Th Fr                                 3:00pm-4:30pm
see how they come to life right before your eyes. You’ll     dance to music, practice gymnastic moves and learn               Jul 12-Jul 16                      $50/5 sess    13300.303KT
have fun building your own sets, lights and props to                                                                          Mo Tu We Th Fr                                10:00am-11:30am
                                                             and perform choreographed routines with colourful and
                                                                                                                              Jul 19-Jul 23                      $50/5 sess    13300.304KT
create an imaginary world. Everything is filmed digitally,   pretty hand held apparatus. Choreographed routines               Mo Tu We Th Fr                                10:00am-11:30am
computer edited with complete music and sound effects        will be taught and performance is encouraged. This               Aug 9-Aug 13                       $50/5 sess    13300.305KT
which is taken to the studio for professional touches!       class is taught by experienced instructors, both former          Mo Tu We Th Fr                                10:00am-11:30am
The finished products are amazing, you won’t believe                                                                          Aug 16-Aug 20                      $50/5 sess    13300.306KT
                                                             Rhythmic Gymnasts themselves.
                                                                                                                              Mo Tu We Th Fr                                10:00am-11:30am
your creations!                                              Instructor: Johanna Vortel & Marie Hudec                         Aug 23-Aug 27                      $50/5 sess    13300.307KT
M-F                                         9:30am-12:30pm   Mon-Fri                               $72/5 sess 3:00pm-4:30pm   Mo Tu We Th Fr                                 3:00pm-4:30pm
Aug 16-20                        $98/5 sess    22825.301KT   Jul 26-Jul 30                                      24001.301KT   Aug 23-Aug 27                      $50/5 sess    13300.308KT
                                                             Aug 2-Aug 6                                        24001.302KT
                                                             Aug 9-Aug 13                                       24001.303KT   6-12 yrs
Movie Making Camp:                                           Aug 16-Aug 20                                      24001.304KT   Mo Tu We Th Fr                                9:00am-11:30am
Lights, Action, Camera (8-12yrs)                             Aug 23-Aug 27                                      24001.305KT   Jul 5-Jul 9                        $78/5 sess    23300.301KT
                                                                                                                              Mo Tu We Th Fr                                9:00am-11:30am
Children have the opportunity to produce their very own                                                                       Jul 12-Jul 16                      $78/5 sess    23300.302KT
TV show. They learn the skills to perate a camera, direct    NHL Floor Hockey Camp (4-6yrs)                                   Mo Tu We Th Fr                                 2:00pm-4:30pm
a production, and perform in it, while having lots of fun.   It’s hockey night tonight! If your child has energy to           Jul 12-Jul 16                      $78/5 sess    23300.303KT
They will make commercials, a newscast, music video                                                                           Mo Tu We Th Fr                                9:00am-11:30am
                                                             burn, this sports program is perfect for him or her. They        Jul 19-Jul 23                      $78/5 sess    23300.304KT
etc.! To accomplish high quality we use digital filming,     will be active and learn life-long hockey and sports             Mo Tu We Th Fr                                9:00am-11:30am
which later is taken to the studio for the professional      skills while having fun. $7 drop in if there is space.           Aug 9-Aug 13                       $78/5 sess    23300.305KT
tough of computer editing. Nadia, Doby and Teo will          Instructor: TBA                                                  Mo Tu We Th Fr                                9:00am-11:30am
teach this exciting program!                                 Mo Tu We Th Fr                                   1:00pm-2:00pm   Aug 16-Aug 20                      $78/5 sess    23300.306KT
                                                             Aug 30-Sept 3                       $37/5 sess     13003.301KT   Mo Tu We Th Fr                                9:00am-11:30am
M-F                                            1:00-4:00pm
                                                                                                                              Aug 23-Aug 27                      $78/5 sess    23300.307KT
Aug 16-20                        $98/5 sess   22825.302KT
                                                                                                                              Mo Tu We Th Fr                                 2:00pm-4:30pm
                                                                                                                              Aug 23-Aug 27                      $78/5 sess    23300.308KT

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                                                                                                          kitsiLANo wAR mEmoRiAL

                               summer                                                                                commUNitY cENtRE

                                                                       ‘Summer’ is the best time to be at
                                                                            Kitsilano Community Centre!
                                                                                                           we are located near
                                                                                                           many of Vancouver’s
                                                                                                           best parks, pools and

                                                                                                           we offer a variety
                                                                                                           of daycamps with
                              pages                                                                        themes, learning
                       eck out r
                                                                                                                                           and fun
                    Ch          o                                                                          opportunities
                        21-23 f

                                                                                  Kicks for Kids
  Suntastics Adventure
                                                                                  (6-12 yrs)
  Camp (3-5 yrs)                                                                  Kitsilano’s very own summer daycamp program… KICKS FOR KIDS,
                                                                                  is designed to engage your child’s physical ability and creativity through
  Each week craft activities, songs and stories will be related to the week’s
                                                                                  cooperative, fun activities. Each week has its own fun, imaginative theme, and
  theme. Please send your child with a snack (preferably a fruit or vegetable
                                                                                  incorporates performing and visual arts, sports, mini day trips, and various
  snack in order to ensure an allergy-friendly class). Ensure they are dressed
                                                                                  other activities created especially with your child in mind. As a terrific highlight,
  appropriately for messy art projects and outdoor adventures in the playground
                                                                                  the children will be whisked away once per week for an exciting out-trip.
  (sun screen, etc). Hats will be provided.
                                                                                  *Please note that drop-off is at 8:30am each morning and that camp officially
                                                                                  ends at 3:30pm. These times must be strictly respected. Parents who are late
  Suntastic Camp Leaders: Nadia Lafortune, TBA                                    to pick-up their child(ren) will be charged the full daily fee for aftercare (for each
  Morning: 9:30-11:30am OR Afternoon: 1:00pm-3:00pm                               For those parents who have to work later and need additional care, we are
  Cost: $67/5 days a week, $54/4 days (Aug. 3-6). Hat included in course price.   offering an aftercare service at the cost of $11 per child per day for any extra
  Inbetween Care is available 11:30am-1:00pm for $10/day/child (must pre-         time needed between 3:30-6:00pm. Must pre-register. 25607.511-519KT
  register) 15614.510KT-.518KT                                                    Time: 8:30am-3:30pm Location: Snowy’s Lounge
                                                                                  Cost: $105/5 days a week, $84/4 days a week (Aug 3-6).
  Week 1     Around the World in Five Days         July 5-9         Mon-Fri
  Week 2     Planes, Trains & Bicycles             July 12-16       Mon-Fri       Week 1        Sports of all Sorts                      July 5-9          Mon-Fri
  Week 3     Animal Kingdom                        July 19-23       Mon-Fri       Week 2        Sand, Sea & Turf                         July 12-16        Mon-Fri
  Week 4     Spaceships & Stars                    July 26-30       Mon-Fri       Week 3        Eco Explorers                            July 19-23        Mon-Fri
  Week 5     Sailboats, Kayaks & Mermaids          Aug 3-6          T,W,Th,F      Week 4        Science, Slime & Stuff                   July 26-30        Mon-Fri
  Week 6     Mountains, Rivers & Forests           Aug 9-13         Mon-Fri       Week 5        Stars, Mars & Space Cars                 Aug 3-6           T,W,Th,F
  Week 7     Fairytales & Frogs                    Aug 16-20        Mon-Fri       Week 6        Art Zone                                 Aug 9-13          Mon-Fri
  Week 8     Artmania                              Aug 23-27        Mon-Fri       Week 7        Under the Sea                            Aug 16-20         Mon-Fri
  Week 9     Under the Sea                         Aug 30-Sep 3     Mon-Fri       Week 8        Animal Adventures                        Aug 23-27         Mon-Fri
                                                                                  Week 9        Summer End Party                         Aug 30-Sep 3      Mon-Fri

        kitsiLANo wAR mEmoRiAL commUNitY cENtRE
24 Larch street, Vancouver, B.c., V6k 4k9 Phone 604-257-6976 Fax 604-257-6996 web www.kitscc.com
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