Update regarding adult recreation programs at District community centres

May 25, 2021

Following the Province’s exciting update on May 25 about BC’s Restart Plan, the District will reinstate a number of programs and services at community recreation facilities. A number of other programs will remain open, while others will remain suspended.

Programs and services that will be reinstated with modifications to meet current Provincial Health Orders:

  • low-intensity group indoor fitness and yoga classes
  • dryland group rehab classes
  • adult and seniors' art
  • adult and seniors' painting
  • adult and seniors' pottery
  • adult and seniors' music
  • seniors' caregiver support
  • seniors' creative writing
  • seniors' Keeping Connected programs
  • seniors' language classes

Programs that remain open with modifications to meet current Provincial Health Orders:

  • public swim and lane swimming
  • private swimming lessons
  • children’s group swimming lessons
  • minor sport swimming and diving
  • aquatic group rehab and low-intensity aquafit classes
  • weight room
  • personal training
  • outdoor fitness classes
  • outdoor activities – skiing, cycling, walking, hiking
  • public skating and stick & puck
  • private skating lessons
  • children’s group skating lessons
  • private hockey lessons
  • children’s group hockey lessons
  • minor sports hockey and ringette
  • childminding programs
  • children’s dance programs
  • children’s music lessons
  • children’s martial arts programs
  • children’s gymnastics
  • children’s basketball, Sportball, and tennis lessons
  • adult individual sports activities, including badminton, billiards, pickleball, and table tennis
  • Youth Hub at Park Royal, Bay Scene at Gleneagles Community Centre, and Youth Lounge at West Vancouver Community Centre activities

Programs that remain suspended:

  • masters swimming programs
  • high-intensity group indoor fitness and yoga classes
  • adult group hockey lessons
  • adult hockey rentals
  • adult volleyball and basketball activities

Reinstated programs will be added to our recreation website as soon as possible.

The District will continue to follow the Provincial Health Orders and safely resume programs and services as feasible. The reinstatement of programs and services is contingent upon the Province’s continued positive response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and will also be evaluated against safety, staffing, and financial criteria to determine their operational viability.

As this information may change periodically, please visit westvancouver.ca/covid for updates.

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