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

Canada’s 150th Birthday Celebration! Saturday July 1

Canada’s 150th Birthday Celebration! Saturday July 1

Canada’s 150th Birthday Celebration! Saturday July 1, 2017 Come and join the community in celebrating. 11:45am-12:45pm………………Hot dogs & drink $2 1:00pm………………Hot dogs & drink $2Flag Raising Ceremony 1:15- 3:00pm………………Hot dogs & drink $2Entertainment Kerrisdale Seniors Singers, Chinese Folk Dance, Tap Dancing, Kerrisdale Senior Singers and more. Serving cupcakes & raffle.   Serving of cupcakes &… Continue Reading

THE KERRISDALE COMMUNITY SAYS “DON’T SIGN”!

THE KERRISDALE COMMUNITY SAYS “DON’T SIGN”!

  THE KERRISDALE COMMUNITY SAYS “DON’T SIGN”! Over 300 members of the Kerrisdale community turned out at two meetings Tuesday, June 20 to learn about the agreement Park Board wants us to sign. There was overwhelmingly strong support for asking Park Board to revisit the agreement it’s offering. Great crowd turnout to both sessions of… Continue Reading

How You Can Help

How You Can Help

How You Can Help   We appreciate how our community has supported us for the past five years as we have fought this challenging and frustrating battle. Your e-mails, letters, tweets and calls to Park Board Commissioners have worked. You’ve come out to community meetings. You are a vital part of our getting this far… Continue Reading

Joint Operating Agreement FAQs

Joint Operating Agreement FAQs

Joint Operating Agreement FAQs   Brief Background Since the 1950’s, Vancouver’s community centres have been run by volunteer community centre associations, working in partnership with the Vancouver Park Board. The last formal partnership agreement was signed in 1979. For the past 15 years, the Park Board and the associations have been meeting intermittently to develop… Continue Reading

History of Kerrisdale Arena

History of Kerrisdale Arena

  History of Kerrisdale Arena Rocking and rolling through November 2016 to June 2017 artists Lisa g Nielsen and Rene Cherrie will fuse sound and image exploring the exciting history of Kerrisdale Arena. Community members will be invited to collaborate with stories, vision, music, art and more to create an immersive video and sound installation… Continue Reading

Negotiations Update Article

Vancouver Park Board grants community centres added time to reach deal Decision returns to commissioners April 30  Megan Stewart / Vancouver Courier March 6, 2017 11:57 PM – Read the full article on the Vancouver Courier website here: http://www.vancourier.com/news/vancouver-park-board-grants- . . . 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