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Get creative at Kent Street

The Cribbage and Bid Whist group meets Thursdays from 1-3:15 p.m. all summer long at Kent Street.

And the snooker room is open during centre hours.

Kent Street activity groups, such as these, welcome beginners and experts alike. White Rock Leisure Services membership required. If you are new to the area (or new to 55), pick up a guest pass from the front desk and enjoy a free visit.

Call 604-541-2231 for more information on this and other activities.

Collaging is one way to get going again when your life feels stuck and you can’t find your next move.

By engaging in collage work, students will first observe visuals created by collecting and arranging their own taste in images.

Next, students will contemplate in writing what their finished work means to them, and how the work might apply to their lives.

Connect With your Inner Artist: Creating Collage is offered at Kent Street Centre in three one-hour sessions, Aug. 11-25.

To register, call 604-541-2231.

Keep active over the summer with the many fitness classes available.

Learn Latin-inspired dance steps in our Zumba, Zumba Gold and Zumba Toning classes for a fun, upbeat workout. Drop in to our Keep Fit for 55+ classes and participate in a light aerobics workout, or at the Centre for Active Living for the Cardio Circuit for 55+.

Not sure where to begin when establishing some new fitness goals? This is a great place to start and go at your own pace and comfort level.

Purchase a drop-in pass for various class time slots and attend when it’s convenient for you.

Please call 604-541-2199 for more information and locations.

You’ve seen them skimming across the bay. Now it’s your turn to discover stand-up paddle boarding.

Join our Paddle Canada-certified instructors for the 6:30 p.m. classes and you will be out paddling the water in no time at all.

Courses are held at White Rock West Beach boat launch and all equipment is provided.

Register now for courses on Aug. 5 or 19 by calling 604-541-2199.

Kent Street Activity Centre will be closed for general maintenance and cleanup from Saturday, July 26 to Monday, Aug. 4.

Regular office hours resume Tuesday, Aug. 5.

Don’t be shy, stop in at the White Rock Community Centre, 15154 Russell Ave., and check out the activities and programs at that location.

There is plenty to do for those 55+ including drop in contract bridge or a new art exhibition by artist Jamie Smith. Confessions will be on display July 25 to Aug. 30.

There is still room on the Saturday, July 26 excursion to North Vancouver’s Waterfront Park – dining and dancing in the sunshine.

The Caribbean Days Festival is a weekend of tropical rhythm, cuisine, carnival and culture, as only the Caribbean can offer.

Call 604-541-2231 to book your seat on the bus.

The Kent Street Dining Club will be meeting for lunch at the Roadhouse on July 29.

If you would like to join this social group please call Kent Street at 604-541-2231 for this month’s host/hostess for reservations.

The Kent Street Activity Centre, located at 1475 Kent St., is open to people 55 years of age or better. For information, call 604-541-2231.

 

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