Celebrate the holidays with NVRC

Fist bump with Santa

Celebrate the holidays at one of our many family-friendly festive events

Spending time with family and friends is what makes the holiday season so magical.  We have lots of family-friendly events for you to enjoy and create lasting memories with your loved ones. 

Lantern Making Workshop

Kick off the holiday season by  joining us to make lovely holiday lanterns for the December 1st lantern parade at Lynn Valley Village. Lanterns take approximately 15 minutes to make.
Karen Magnussen Community Recreation Centre
Sunday, November 17  1-3pm  course # 11675
Sunday, November 24  1-3pm course # 11695

Lantern Making Workshop and Parade

Kick off the holiday season by making a lovely holiday lantern and then parade through the Lynn Valley Village Plaza setting the stage for the Grand Lighting of the Parade of Trees with Lynn Valley Community Association. 
Lynn Valley Village & Community Room
Sunday December 1
Workshop 3:00-4:45pm
Parade 4:50-5:00pm

Delbrook Pottery Sale

One-of-a-kind hand crafted creations wait to delight the holiday shopper! Pottery studio program participants, studio members and teachers invite you to join them in the main lobby where fabulous varied inventory awaits your attention. There will be a variety of creations from sculptures to ornaments and tableware to wall art.
Delbrook Community Recreation Centre
Saturday, November 23 & Sunday, November 24  10am-4pm

Parkgate Winter Lights

Join Parkgate Community Centre for a free evening celebrating the importance of community and how ligt brings people together during the dark winter months. There will be a family meal, craft & pottery sale,  story and movie time, live music and the lighting of the beautifully decorated trees.
Parkgate Community Centre
Friday, December 6  6-7:30pm

Parkgate Pottery Sale

Visit our holiday sale stocked with fabulous surprises and artwork!
This sale will not disappoint with affordable, interesting and original
creations. You'll find everything from dinnerware to ornaments, all created by Parkgate pottery studio members.
Parkgate Community Centre
Friday, Dec 6  5-8:30pm
Saturday, Dec 7  8:30am-2pm
Sunday, Dec 8  10am-2pm

Breakfast with Santa

Join us for a delicious pancake breakfast, a visit with Santa and enjoy some festive entertainment. The event is hosted in partnership with Mount Seymour Lions. 
Parkgate Community Centre
Saturday, December 7
9:00 - 10:45am  course # 12231
11:00am - 12:45pm  course # 12232
Adult $8.25 / Child $5.50 / Senior $5.50
North Shore Neighbourhood House
Saturday, December 7  9:30-11am  course # 8014
$6 Adult / $3 Child
Registration required; register online or call 604-987-7529

Christmas in the Village

Join us in the Lynn Valley Village Community Room from 3:30-5:30pm to celebrate Christmas in the Village with a balloon artist, Christmas craft workshops, face painting, and cookie decorating. Visit the Plaza and enjoy Carolers roaming through the beautifully decorated trees singing traditional Christmas Carols.
Lynn Valley Village Plaza & Community Room
Sunday, December 8 & Sunday, December 15
3:00 - 5:00pm

Carol Ships Shoreside Celebration

Visit the shores of beautiful Deep Cove this holiday season where we'll be gathering in Panorama Park to watch the Carol Ships sail by.  Enjoy a warm and festive evening filled with musical entertainment, roving performers, free craft workshops, a blazing bonfire and beautiful lights.  Santa himself may even stop by!

In support of the Harvest Project and Family Services, please bring donations of food or unwrapped gifts.  Some of the most needed items include gifts for teen girls and boys, canned foods, condiments, rice, pasta, toiletries and diapers.  Let's spread a little cheer across our North Vancouver community.
Panorama Park
Saturday, December 14
7:30 - 9:00pm

Santa's Workshop

Join us at Santa's workshop. Visit the toy shop to make a craft, visit the kitchen to decorate tasty treats and hop in the pool for a special seasonal swim. Santa will also join us for photos!
Ron Andrews Community Recreation Centre
Saturday, December 21
10:00am - 12:00pm  course # 11630
Registration required; register online or call 604-987-7529  

Cookies and Carols

Join us for a special morning of cookies, hot chocolate, carolling and a surprise visit from Santa. Bring good cheer and dress festive! 
Lynn Valley Community Recreation Centre
Saturday, December 21  10am-12pm
$7.50 per family / $2.50 additional child / under 2yrs free

Skate with Santa

Santa is visiting the Harry Jerome arena! Come and skate with Santa, Mrs Claus and their elves. Frosty the Snowman may even come for a visit!
Harry Jerome Arena
Saturday, December 21  1:00 - 3:00pm
Regular public skate admission - free with your NVRC fitness membership or Pool & Play Pass

New Year's Eve Family Skate

Harry Jerome Arena
Tuesday, December 31  1:00 - 4:00pm
Regular public skate admission - free with your NVRC fitness membership or Pool & Play Pass




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