KerrisdaleCC Stories Wanted!

Has Kerrisdale Community Centre Made Your Life Better in Some Way? — We Want to Hear from You! Our community centre is going to run a series of Kerrisdale Community Centre member profiles on our blog. We want to show the Park Board and the world how important our community centre is to Kerrisdale. Our writer, Ruth… Continue Reading

Mom’s the Word at Kerrisdale!

Mom’s the Word at Kerrisdale!

Thanks for the Quali-tea Time with Mom! We look back on our inaugural Mother’s Day event on Saturday, May 13 that was organized by the Youth Leaders in Action group, under the auspices of the Kerrisdale Community Centre Society’s (KCCS) Youth Committee. Youth members meticulously planned the event, decorated the venue and served tea and cookies… Continue Reading

CCAs say they are increasingly alarmed about current JOA draft -Mar 2

CCAs say they are increasingly alarmed about current JOA draft -Mar 2

Community Centre Associations say they are increasingly alarmed about current draft of Joint Operating Agreement Vancouver, B.C. – Community Centre Associations (CCAs) are calling on Park Board Commissioners to refer the current draft of the Joint Operating Agreement (JOA) back to staff at an upcoming public meeting on March 6, 2017. The group of 14… Continue Reading

Join the KCCS Board

Join the KCCS Board

 Apply now to Join the KCCS Board of Directors! Kerrisdale Community Centre Society (KCCS) has more than 70-years of history in delivering recreational, social and artistic programs and services to the Kerrisdale community. Strong communities rely on their own resources, and Kerrisdale is both a strong and evolving neighbhourhood with ever-changing needs. One of those needs is… Continue Reading

PB and CCAs deal in jeopardy? – Dec 6 (Vancouver Sun)

PB and CCAs deal in jeopardy? – Dec 6 (Vancouver Sun)

PB and CCAs deal in jeopardy? – Dec 6 (Vancouver Sun Article) A proposed new deal between the Vancouver park board and 20 community-centre associations that’s been more than a decade in the making may be in jeopardy even before it’s implemented.  If approved, the joint operating agreement would signal a new chapter in a relationship, which, in the… Continue Reading

JOA Backgrounder

JOA Backgrounder

Backgrounder THE CURRENT SITUATION The Park Board and volunteer non-profit community centre associations (CCAs) jointly operate community centres in Vancouver. There are 20 community centre associations in Vancouver. For the first time in more than four years, 15 community centre associations have come together to develop consensus on a proposal that has been submitted to… Continue Reading

CCAs call for PB meeting as show of good faith-Nov 23

CCAs call for PB meeting as show of good faith-Nov 23

Community Centre Associations call for Park Board meeting as show of good faith – November 23, 2016 Vancouver, B.C. – A group of Community Centre Associations (CCAs) #mycommunitycentre is urging the Park Board commissioners to meet with them on Dec. 3, two days after the expect ed release of a new draft of the Joint… Continue Reading

President’s Message on the Negotiations with Park Board

President’s Message on the Negotiations with Park Board

  President’s Message on the Negotiations with Park Board On-going discussions with Park Board Many of you will recall that in the campaign leading up to the Civic Election in November 2014, the NPA and Green party candidates for Park Board promised that, if elected, they would achieve a more effective working relationship with Vancouver’s… Continue Reading