New programs and activities to try this fall

A program leader of an early years class

Whether you want to try something new, improve your skills or just have fun, we have lots of new programs and activities for you to try this fall at NVRC. Check out a small selection of our new programs below or view all of our programs in our online registration system

Early Years

Multisport Move & Play 3-4yrs & 4-5yrs

A playful introduction to fundamental movement skills like throwing, catching, kicking, passing, stopping, running, turning, and more. We use a variety of equipment to teach the fundamental skills of sports including soccer, basketball, and floor hockey.
Delbrook Gymnasium
3-4yrs Tuesdays,  Sep 19-Nov 28, 9:30-10am, Course ID: 224159
4-5yrs Tuesdays, 10:15-10:45am, Sep 19-Nov 28, Course ID: 224160 

Multisport Move & Play Parent Participation 2-3yrs

Toddlers learn body awareness and fundamental movement skills (running, kicking, throwing, etc) through a variety of Sports including soccer, baseball, basketball, and floor hockey.   Children learn to participate in a small group setting preparing them for independence. Classes include action, songs, games, and time to practice skills with a leader and parents present.
Delbrook Gymnasium
Tuesdays Sep 19-Nov 28,
9-9:30am,  Course ID: 224000
10:45-11:15am, Course ID: 224008

Thursdays, Sep 21-Nov 30
9-9:30am, Course ID: 224026
10:45-11:15am, Course ID: 224054

School Age / Youth

Delbrook Kids After School Program Gr K-7 ( ages 6-12)

Are you looking for a safe, engaging, and enriching after-school experience for your child aged 6-12yrs in North Vancouver? Look no further! Delbrook Community Recreation Centre is excited to introduce our Delbrook Kids After-School experience Program, designed to provide children with a fun and educational environment where they can learn, play, and grow. With access to the gymnasium and a multi-purpose space, there will be endless activities for your child to partake in. 
Delbrook Community Recreation Centre
Oct 4- Dec 14,  3:30-5:30pm  ***Each day is a separate registration
Tuesdays, Course ID: 247063
Wednesdays, Course ID: 247076
Thursdays, Course ID: 247077

Drama 6-8yrs & 8-10yrs

Drama games, voice work, confidence building exercises and play! Enhance your creativity and awareness of self and others in a fun, safe environment. Playing with character embodiment, voice, and creating our own unique characters. We will cover both performance and production modules such as costumes, set design and the power of props in an inspired way. Drawing on the imagination, talents and energy of the group, we will aim to have a small showcase at the end of term!
Saturdays, Oct 14-Dec 16 at Delbrook Community Recreation Centre
6-8yrs - 10:45am-12:15pm, Course ID: 246585
8-10yrs - 12:45-2:15pm, Course ID: 246587

Power Skating 8-11yrs & 11-14yrs

Participants will develop forward and backward stride, agility and edge control.  Prerequisite: All participants must be able to skate backwards with speed the full length of the arena, hold forward inside and outside edges and backwards inside edges.  This program is designed for participants who play ice sports such as hockey and ringette. 
Sundays, Sep 17-24  at Karen Magnussen Arena
8-11yrs, 11am-12pm, Course ID: 243235
11-14yrs  12-1pm Course ID: 243238

Acting Beginner 12-16yrs

Acting is one of the approaches to build emotional intelligences from stories and life experiences. With the proper methods, we can transform our feelings artistically and create new experiences for our social dynamics. In this program, we will explore fun activities to open our five senses for creative purposes and discover different Acting methods!
Delbrook Community Recreation Centre
Wednesdays, Oct 18-Dec 13, 6-7:30pm, Course ID: 246653


Prenatal Yoga and Baby & Me Yoga

Moms and moms-to-be, discover yoga's benefits for you and your baby in our Prenatal and Baby & Me Yoga classes. You'll learn gentle poses and breathing techniques tailored to you and your little one to help improve posture, balance and flexibility in a safe, nurturing environment.
Fridays, Sep 8 - Oct 27 at Parkgate Community Centre
Prenatal Yoga  9:15am, Course ID: 226199
Baby & Me Yoga 10:30am, Course ID: 225572

Mondays, Sep 11 - Oct 30 at John Braithwaite Community Centre
Baby & Me Yoga 9:30am, Course ID: 241917
Prenatal Yoga 10:45am, Course ID: 241920

Recreational Volleyball at Mickey McDougall

Tuesdays, 10am-12pm (book-a-visit)
Have fun playing 4 x 4 in this noncompetitive volleyball game.  Game is self-organized, no coaches on site.
Sessions must be booked in advance. Book online or by calling 604-987-7529. Registration opens at 7am on Tuesday, the week before the session. 

Women’s only Drop-in Basketball at Mickey McDougall

Saturdays, 930-1130am (book-a-visit)
Meet up with friends or make new ones in a game of pick up. Staff are available to coordinate teams. Rotation of players through games is required. Randomized team formation may be used at the discretion of Staff. Participants are expected to adhere to Gym Etiquette and NVRC Code of Conduct throughout their visit.  
Sessions must be booked in advance. Book online or by calling 604-987-7529. Registration opens at 7am on Tuesday, the week before the session. 

Spin & Strength

This class challenges you with intervals, drills, and visualizations. Enjoy a challenging 40 minute spin class followed by a 20 minute strength training. 
Harry Jerome Community Recreation Centre
Mondays, Sep 11 - Oct 23, 12-1pm, Course ID: 246895 


This class challenges you with intervals, drills and visualizations and stretching. Come 5-10 min early to set up your bike and get everything adjusted. 
Harry Jerome Community Recreation Centre
Wednesdays, Sep 13 - Oct 25, 12-1pm, Course ID: 246927