Pottery

Pottery Wheel

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

Pottery Studio Time

The pottery studios at Parkgate Community Centre and Delbrook & Memorial Community Recreation Centres are open.

Drop-in studio time is available at Delbrook and Parkgate to customers who have experience in the studio and have a current pottery studio membership. 

Current Pricing and Memberships

We are pleased to introduce two updated pottery studio memberships, that include access to Parkgate or Delbrook pottery studio times. Each pottery membership is priced monthly and can be purchased in increments of 1 to 12 months. See the studio information below for details. 

Pottery Programs

Pottery programs for all ages and levels are being offered at Parkgate, Delbrook, and Harry Jerome Centres and can take place in the Arts & Crafts room, Art Studios, Pottery Studios, and Cap room depending on space requirements. View programs online.

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

Delbrook Pottery Studio

This well-equipped pottery facility has a variety of membership options and instructional programs for all ages from early years to adults.

Lessons are offered for all abilities; beginner to advanced. Experienced instructors help participants explore new mediums, refine their skills and express themselves through art. The Pottery Studio equipment includes wheels, kilns, slab rollers, extruder and glazes. Clay is available for purchase from the Delbrook Front Office.

Membership 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 options are available for individuals who have recently completed a Delbrook pottery class and orientation. Membership is currently full. Please call 604-983-6530 to be added to the waiting list.

Memberships

Memberships are available to individuals who have recently completed a Delbrook pottery class and orientation. Memberships are $63.50 per month and cannot be put on hold

Studio Times for Members

Pottery studio members my drop-in during the following times:

Monday 5:30-8:30am & 12:30-9:30pm (shared with student time 5:00-8:00pm)
Tuesday 5:30am -3:30pm (shared with student time 9:00-12:00pm)
Wednesday 5:30-8:30am & 12:30-3:30pm
Thursday 5:30-8:30am & 12:30-5:30pm
Friday 5:30-8:30am & 4:00-9:30pm
Saturday 7:00am-1:45pm* & 6:00-9:30pm (shared with student time 10:00am-1:00pm)
Sunday 7:00am-2:00pm & 4:30-6:00pm

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 studio membership is available for those that want to create at their own pace in a friendly and encouraging environment.

Membership Opportunities

Parkgate offers a 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 Supervisor, to schedule an appointment at 604-983-6367, or you can email Liz.

Studio Memberships, $63.50 per month

Winter 2022 Studio Times
Monday 1:00-4:00pm, 4:30-7:30
Tuesday 8:30-11:30am, 12:30-3:30pm
Wednesday 12:00-3:00pm
Thursday 8:30-11:30am, 12:30-3:30pm
Friday 8:30-11:30am, 12:00-3:00pm
Saturday 12:15-3:15pm
Sunday 12:00-3:00pm

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.

All studio visits must be booked in advance