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performing arts yoga pilates ice skating ﬁtness centre whirlpool sauna computer training workshops social recreation youth programs out-trips music lessons learn a language education development dog obedience creative arts martial arts community kitchens cooking gardening 604-257-6976 Kitsilano www.kitscc.com Community Centre Cover c Spring/Summero l o u r Recreation Guide page 2010 kitscc.com Picnic Park in the 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 gymnastics preschool programs seniors’ programs dancing theatre singing 1 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 Daycamps......................................................21-24 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 APRIL sunday April 25 MAY .......... 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! JULY 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 firstname.lastname@example.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: AUG • 48 hours prior to the third class for prorated refund. • 48hoursnoticeforworkshops,luncheons andoutdoorprograms. Sa turday August 7 Picnic • 7 days for Camps, Family Toy and Clothing sales and bus trips. • Refunds are subject to a $5 administration fee. 12noon -4pm 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. 2 Register online at www.kitscc.com 604-257-6976 www.kitscc.com 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 12801.201KT 12801.202KT your imagination! Instructor: Peter Shin CULINARY 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 DANCE 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 4 Register online at www.kitscc.com 604-257-6976 www.kitscc.com Preschool & Children DANCE 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 Ballet 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 email@example.com 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 Afternoon: 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:firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Thu Apr 15-Jun 17 $142/10 sess 11:30am-12:15pm 11013.203KT LANGUAGE 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 email@example.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 604-257-6976 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Sat May 8-Jun 26 $96/8 sess 4:00pm-6:00pm 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 SOCIAL 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 YOU! 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 EDUCATIONAL 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 604-257-6976 www.kitscc.com Youth 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 NEW and safe environment. Kitsilano Youth Membership is required. Ridge Bowling & BBQ May 7 6:30pm-9:30pm $10/1 sess Blackbook 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 $6. 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 email@example.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 604-257-6976 www.kitscc.com Adults INDOOR SPORTS MARTIAL ARTS staR Capoeira 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 7:00pm-8:00pm 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 ch 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 Outdoor 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 Programs See page 10 Summer Daycamps - See pages 21-24. 11 Adults kitsiLANo wAR mEmoRiAL commUNitY cENtRE FITNESS 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 604-257-6976 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 EQUIPMENT & FACILITIES 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 14 Register online at www.kitscc.com 604-257-6976 www.kitscc.com Adults & Ice Rink YOGA 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 Skate 9:00-11:15am Preschooler - (must be accompanied by adult) FREE 10:15-11:30am 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 :firstname.lastname@example.org 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:email@example.com, 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:firstname.lastname@example.org 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 3:45pm-5:15pm 41644.201KT 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 $12. 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 41620.201KT 41620.301KT 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 Jazz 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 604-257-6976 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. 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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 email@example.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. 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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. 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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. Canning 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 18 Register online at www.kitscc.com 604-257-6976 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 LANGUAGE 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 DANCE 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 20 Register online at www.kitscc.com 604-257-6976 summer Daycamps www.kitscc.com 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 M 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! firstname.lastname@example.org 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 3-4yrs 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 Daycamps 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 start! 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 Instructor: 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 12noon -4pm 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 22 Register online at www.kitscc.com 604-257-6976 summer Daycamps www.kitscc.com 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 Special Events 2 Summer Daycamps - See pages 21-24. 23 kitsiLANo wAR mEmoRiAL summer commUNitY cENtRE Daycamp Guide ‘Summer’ is the best time to be at Kitsilano Community Centre! we are located near many of Vancouver’s best parks, pools and beaches. we offer a variety of daycamps with pages themes, learning eck out r ! and fun Ch o opportunities 21-23 f more ps daycam 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 child). 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 2690 Register online at www.kitscc.com
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