Programs currently running at St. James Community Square:
When:Fridays, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., Room 101
Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Room 101
A 12-Step program to take the pressure off those with debt problems by providing support and assistance with planning, organizing, and tracking personal expenses and debt. Learn how to create wealth – not debt, by making money work for you instead of creating stress and problems through poor money management.
When: Sunday 6:45 to 9:15 p.m., Room 104
Sunday 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Room 120
Phone: 604-739-9373 (St. James Community Square office)
When: Fridays, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Room 104.
Phone: 604-739-9373 (St. James Community Square office)
Impromptu Rock Choir – Drop In & Sing!
When: Wednesdays 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Room 120
Website:www.impromptumusic.ca or imprompturockchoir on facebook
Drop in fee: $10
A fun, informal choir. No musical experience required – open to all skill levels, no auditions, and you don’t need to be able to read music, memorize songs, or sing solo. Join in any week and have fun singing the music of The Black Keys, Adele, The Killers, Arcade Fire. Oasis, The Rolling Stones, Imagine Dragons, The Beatles and more.
When: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 7:00 pm during July and August
What: Free variety entertainment
When:Sundays 9:00 am – noon in St. James Hall
Tuesdays 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Room 101
(St. James Community Square)
When: On-going, please see website for program information.
Website: Phoenix Gymnastics
At Vancouver Phoenix Gymnastics we believe in the benefits of exercise, challenge and working together. We strive to advance the joy of movement and to allow our athletes of all ages, backgrounds, levels and abilities to achieve their goals in a safe and healthy environment.Whether recreational or competitive, we support our athletes to thrive in an environment that fosters friendship, inclusiveness, leadership and character development as much as fitness and competition.
Rainbow Art School
Tues. 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Room 111
Friday 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Room 111
Teaching young artists aged 4 and older for 10 years in appropriate age groupings and different types of art. Rainbow Art School provides preparation for students wishing to be accepted into Byng Mini and offers advanced classes for students looking at art as a career or to prepare a university/college portfolio.
Ronin Wong – Ukulele classes.
When: Wednesday evenings, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m., Thurs. evenings, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in Room 101 starting Sept. 21, 2016 to June 22, 2017. A fun introduction to the magic of the ukulele. Here, you will learn the basic chords, strums and other techniques that will start you on your way to enjoying this fun instrument. By the end of this course, you should be a competent player, able to play a variety of easy to moderate difficulty songs.
Cost: $170. $160 for 10 classes + $10 book fee.
To register please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 604 – 737-2634.
St. James Daycare
When: Monday to Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Website: St. James Daycare
Mission Statement:St. James Daycare Centre offers a program designed to develop the whole child: intellectually, physically, emotionally, and socially. The Centres’ goals for the community are:
- To help meet the needs of the community for an Early Childhood Education facility.
- To contribute to the wholesome growth and development of the future citizen of the community.
- To provide a seating where people of various religious and ethnic backgrounds can work together for a common interest.
St. James Japanese Preschool
When: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 9:30 am to 1:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
September 6, 2016 to June 23, 2017
Website: Oxford ProjectOffering a program that is carried out in Japanese and that includes play acting and theater, arts and crafts, cooking, music, stories, field trips, games, and learning about special cultural events and holidays. This licensed preschool is led by traditionally trained Japanese staff.
Spirit of Math
When: please visit our website for current listing of classes: Spirit Of Math. Is your child at the top of their class? They could be at the top of the Nation. The leader in after-school math enrichment in Canada for over 25 years, Spirit of Math has produced many of the top math students in the nation with many of our students earning scholarships to private schools and universities. Our students consistently place on provincial and national honour rolls, earning 742 placements in 2011. Give your child the same opportunity. For more information about classes and registration contact Spirit of Math Schools Vancouver West Campus.
Vancouver Pacific Swim Club
When: On-going, at various West Side pools. Please visit website for program information.
Website: Vancouver Pacific Swim Club
A non-profit swim club run by volunteer parents and professional coaching staff. The vision of the VPSC is: to provide boys and girls the best opportunity to develop thoroughly their athletic abilities through competitive swim training and team development in a supportive community.
Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra
When: Please visit website for program information
Website: VYSOEstablished in 1930, the Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra is comprised of four orchestras: Debut, Junior, Intermediate, and Senior. The VYSO’s mission is to nurture and develop young musicians, both artistically and as individuals through rehearsals, performances, tours, and workshops; providing young musicians with the opportunity to discover and realize their potential in a secure yet challenging environment.VYSO musicians proudly represent Vancouver locally, nationally, and internationally and many VYSO alumni have gone on to acclaimed musical careers across Canada, the US, and Europe. Auditions take place during May and June annually. For more information, please contact us or visit our website.
Westside Music Together
When: Tuesday through Saturday. Please see full schedule on our website below.
Website: Westside Music TogetherWhat will you and your child find in a Music Together® class? Rainbow coloured falling leaves, cows sitting in the old oak tree, tyrannosaurus rex, shining stars, rockets to the moon and trains to the beach. Come dance and sing to happy village folk songs, Korean lullabies, Cuban rain forest songs, and much much more. You’ll also find bells of all sorts, triangles, train whistles, shakers, rhythm sticks, kitchen instruments, scarves, giant sheets to hide under and instruments galore!All this with a developmentally appropriate, research based curriculum taught by a registered Music Together teacher. 45 minutes of PURE FUN with your child every week!
Wing Chun Kung Fu
When: Mondays 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., July 4, 2016 to June 26, 2017
Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., July 6, 2016 to June 28, 2017
Saturdays July 2, 2016 to June 24, 2017
Phone: (604) 879-4418
Website: Wing Chun Kung FuA dynamic self defense martial art for people of all ages and abilities. New members are welcome to try out the programme.
Young Life of Canada
When: Mondays, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., September 14 to May 30, 2015.
Youth Club offering activities and leadership in a fun and supportive environment. Sharing the Christian faith in simple and understandable terms with no strings attached. Open to all.