Celebrating 50 Years 1966- 2016

Centennial Theatre and Harry Jerome Recreation Centre are celebrating 50 years in our community!

1960's Saturday

Join us March 5th at Harry Jerome Community Recreation Centre as we celebrate the 50th with retro pricing on all public admissions - all day - including fitness, skate and swim drop-ins; just 25 cents for kids, 35 cents for students and seniors and 50 cents for adults. And there will be lots happening at the Centre with special 1960’s themed activities and a photo booth!

Facility hours: 7:30am - 10:00pm

Public swim: 1:30 – 3:00pm
Featuring Groovy music, waterslide with inner tubes, water balloon activities, shaving cream fights, tye-dyed t-shirt prizes and cupcakes!

Family Skate: 1:15 – 2:45pm
Featuring live DJ, hot chocolate, cupcakes plus games on the ice with staff in costume and tye-dyed t-shirts for prizes!

Public Skate: 3:00 - 4:00pm

  • Share your memoreis and stories of of Centennial Theatre & Harry Jerome Community Recreation Centre (see online form below).
  • SOLD OUT: 50th Anniversary Concert on Saturday, March 3 at Centennial Theatre featuring the Daytrippers Beatles Tribute Band
  • View our 50th Anniversary VIdeo

Centennial Theatre

Harry Jerome Recreation Centre

Since 1966, Centennial Theatre has brought exciting entertainment to North Vancouver where generations of residents have experienced the joy of live performance. And at Harry Jerome Community Recreation Centre, thousands of residents have learned to swim and skate, created art, played sports, volunteered, been to summer camp, taken part in fitness classes and so much more.

Tell us your stories & memories

We want to hear from you! Please send us your memories from your experiences over the past five decades with Centennial Theatre and North Van/Lonsdale/Harry Jerome Recreation Centre.

Did you learn to swim and/or skate with us? Did you participate in your first live performance at Centennial Theatre? Perhaps you met your future spouse backstage? Or maybe you actually attended the Teen Ball in the curling rink featuring The Epics, The Nocturnals, and The Chessmen on our opening weekend back in 1966. We would love to hear from you!

Please drop us a line and feel free to send us your pictures too!


Share Your Memories

If you prefer you can make your submission directly to memories@nvrc.ca.

Note (1): by checking this box, the applicant, or the applicant's child if the participant in the program is under 19 years old, hereby grants permission for the applicant/participant's photograph or video and story or memory to be used by the North Vancouver Recreation   Culture Commission (the 'Commission') (and its community partners; Parkgate Community Services Society, North Shore Neighbourhood House and Silver Harbour) for use in online promotional materials including the nvrc.ca website and social media (e.g. Facebook, YouTube) and/or in printed promotional materials such as brochures, leisure guides or other promotional material which the Commission may use to encourage others to use the Commission's programs.

By making this application and submitting information and photographs for Commission's collection of stories and images of Centennial Theatre and Harry Jerome Community Recreation Centre the applicant, on behalf of the applicant or the applicant’s child, expressly releases the North Vancouver Recreation   Culture Commission, the District of North Vancouver, the City of North Vancouver, North Shore Neighborhood House, Parkgate Community Services Society, and Silver Harbour, from all claims arising out of the use of the photograph or information provided, including claims for invasion of privacy.

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Delbrook Centre
600 West Queens Road
North Vancouver, BC
V7N 2L3

TEL: 604-987-Play (7529)
FAX: 604-984-4294

Website: http://www.northvanrec.com/