Update regarding programs at District community centres

Jan 7, 2021

Following the update from the Provincial Health Officer on January 7 extending the current Provincial Health Orders to February 5, the District will continue to offer a number of programs and services at community recreation facilities, while a number of others will remain suspended.  

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

  • public swim and lane swimming
  • private and group swimming lessons
  • aquafit and aquatic rehab classes
  • minor sport swimming and diving
  • weight room
  • personal training
  • dryland rehab classes
  • low-intensity indoor fitness and yoga classes
  • outdoor fitness classes
  • outdoor activities – skiing, cycling, walking, hiking
  • public skating and stick & puck
  • private and 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 indoor fitness and yoga classes
  • adult group hockey lessons
  • adult hockey rentals
  • adult volleyball and basketball activities
  • 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

District staff will notify program registrants impacted by the changes, and refunds will be processed automatically for any cancelled classes.

Media Contact

Media enquiries only

Donna Powers, Director of Community Relations & Communications

604-219-4806 (cell)

604-925-7168 (office)


Michaela Garstin, Communications Advisor

778-926-3379 (cell)

604-921-3458 (office)


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