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 Report to the Membership – Winter 2017

President’s Report to the Membership – Winter 2017

President’s Report to the Membership – Winter 2017 For many of us, the new year is a time when we make commitments to ourselves about improving our health, increasing physical activity or venturing into a new area of learning.  At Kerrisdale, our team of dedicated Park Board staff and community volunteers work together to bring… Continue Reading

KCCS Community Needs Assessment Committee

KCCS Community Needs Assessment Committee

KCCS Community Needs Assessment Committee Kicking into High Gear…   To ensure that programs and services at the Kerrisdale Community Centre (KCC) continue to meet the needs and expectations of its patrons, the KCCS Board has created a Community Needs Assessment Committee to identity emerging needs and provide recommendations to address those needs. KCCS Vice… Continue Reading

Explore Neighbourhood Empowerment-Jan 24

Explore Neighbourhood Empowerment-Jan 24

Explore Neighbourhood Empowerment ­ An Invitation from the Kerrisdale Community Centre Society   The Kerrisdale Community Centre Society invites you and your friends to the “Explore Neighbourhood Empowerment” presentation on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at the Kerrisdale Community Centre Auditorium.   Background A 2012 Vancouver Foundation study found that, while many residents are collaborating and… Continue Reading

Become a Director of  KCCS

Become a Director of KCCS

Get Involve with Your Community—Become a Director of  KCCS 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… Continue Reading

An Award of Appreciation from Vancouver School Board

An Award of Appreciation from Vancouver School Board

An Award of Appreciation from Vancouver School Board The Kerrisdale Community Centre Society (KCCS) recently received an Award from the Vancouver School Board’s Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) program in appreciation of its collaboration and support in hosting Youth Volunteer Fairs and Chinese New Year celebrations in past years. The program targets youth in Vancouver… Continue Reading