Pottery

Pottery

Explore the world of clay and creativity with Pottery at NVRC.
We offer programs for all ages  at our two pottery studios plus there are special studio memberships plans.

Click on the studio of your choice (Parkgate or Delbrook) below to learn more.

Delbrook Pottery Studio

This spacious, well-equipped pottery facility has a variety of membership options and
instructional programs for all ages from preschool and school aged children to adults.
The Pottery Studio is managed by talented artist and teacher Louisa Leibman. Classes
are offered at the beginner and intermediate level, as well as advanced and sculpture
programs. Experienced instructors help participants explore new mediums, refine their
skills and express themselves through art. The Pottery Studio equipment includes:
twelve wheels, four kilns, two slab rollers, extruder and glazes. Clay is available for
purchase from the Delbrook Front Office.

Membership & drop-in opportunities
For those who want to enjoy the freedom of working on their own projects in a
positive, relaxed, and non-instructional environment, a number of Pottery Studio
membership and drop-in options are available for individuals who have recently
completed a Delbrook pottery class. Prior to purchasing a membership, please
contact the Delbrook Front Office to arrange an orientation with Studio Manager,
Louisa Leibman

Full time studio memberships
Full time studio memberships are available to individuals who have recently completed
a Delbrook pottery class and orientation.
Monthly: $72.80 plus GST
Quarterly: $186.16 plus GST
Annual: $687.44 plus GST (available Jan 4- Dec 31)
Memberships can not be put on hold

Associate studio memberships
The Associate Studio Membership is available to individuals currently registered in a
Delbrook pottery class. This membership provides access to the Pottery Studio when
the Studio Manager is on site. (See schedule below under Studio Drop-In). Glazes and
firings are included in the Associate Studio Membership price.
Monthly: $93.60 plus GST

Studio drop-in opportunities
Studio drop-in times are available to adults currently registered in a Delbrook pottery
class. You can drop by the studio and work on your own works-in-progress when the
Studio Manager is on site at the scheduled times listed below. Clay is available for
purchase from the Delbrook Front Office during drop-in times.
Tu 9:30am-12:30pm
Sat 9:30am-12:30pm
Drop-In $15.86 plus GST

Please note: The Pottery Studio schedule is subject to change. Please call the Delbrook
Front Office for updates 604.983.6530

Parkgate Pottery Studio

This bright and spacious studio includes both an indoor and outdoor workspace.
Parkgate offers a number of pottery programs for all ages from school-aged
children and youth to adults. Specially designed programs teach the basic
methods of hand building as well as glazing. Everyone has lots of fun getting their
hands dirty while creating imaginative and functional pieces. A number of studio
membership and drop-in options are available for those that want to create at
their own pace in a friendly and encouraging environment.

Planning an event? The Pottery Studio is available for private parties and special event bookings. For more
information, please contact the Recreation Programmer 604.983.6361.

Membership Opportunities
Parkgate offers a variety of Pottery Studio membership and studio drop-in options.
Prospective members are required to take a Pottery Studio orientation prior to
taking out a membership. Contact Liz DeBeer, Pottery Studio Manager to schedule
an appointment at 604.983.6367.

Full Time Studio Memberships
Annual $762 plus GST
Quarterly $216.50 plus GST
M 11:30am-3:00pm; 5:00-10:00pm
Tu & Th 8:30am-3:00pm
W 5:00-10:00pm
F 8:30am-10:00pm
Sa 12:00-6:00pm
Su 8:30am-6:00pm
Glazing and firing costs are included in membership fees. Clay must be purchased
separately. Before registering, please book your orientation with the Pottery
Studio Manager. Memberships may be limited due to space availability.

Part-time Studio Memberships
Quarterly $118.50 plus GST
Available to adults currently enrolled in an intermediate or advanced pottery
program. Access to the studio is limited to 10 hours maximum each week and can
be chosen from the following times:
M 11:30am-3:00pm; 6:00-10:00pm
W 6:00-10:00pm
Th 11:30am-3:00pm
Sa 12:00-6:00pm