SENIORS’ SCENE: Season of registration set to begin around city

White Rock Recreation and Culture fall guide online Aug. 15

The White Rock Recreation & Culture fall guide is online Wednesday (Aug. 15) at

Take your time looking through the many programs and activities planned for September to December.

Member registration begins on Friday, Aug. 24 and non-member registration starts on Wednesday, Aug. 29.

Copies of the fall guide will also be available to pick up at all White Rock recreation centres on Monday, Aug. 20.

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A White Rock Recreation & Culture membership for 2018 is available for half price for the remainder of the year.

If you are new to the area or new to the age of 55, and are interested in joining activities at Kent Street Activity Centre, this is the ideal time to join for only $19.50.

As a member you can participate in a variety of clubs and activities all year round, and get member pricing on programs and day-trips, as well as early-registration privileges.

Drop by the Kent Street Activity Centre to purchase a membership and check out all the fabulous activities.

Remember, you can participate in activities three times before becoming a paid member.

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Kent Street Activity Centre’s 55+ bus excursions change every program season and are very popular with participants.

Make this the season you are not disappointed by missing out on an excursion because it is already full.

Seats on the 23-passenger bus fill up very quickly.

To ensure you have a good chance to get a seat, purchase a White Rock Recreation & Culture membership before fall registration begins.

This can be done online at or call 604-541-2199.

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Registration is starting to fill up for “For the Health of It” which is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22, from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre.

This annual resource and information fair is for seniors interested in learning more about living longer and healthier lives.

Activities include presentations by some amazing community health and wellness speakers, Active “Try It” classes, a resource fair, snacks, door prizes and more.

Call 604-541-8653 to register for this free event.

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Feeling a little uncomfortable from the extreme heat that we have been experiencing the last few weeks?

Consider dropping into the Kent Street Activity Centre and cooling off.

Our cozy and comfortable library is available to enjoy between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Choose a book to read from our lending library or bring one of your own.

A great way to escape the heat and spend a relaxing and enjoyable afternoon.

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The Kent Street Activity Centre Lunch Club will be meeting at the Morgan Creek White Spot on Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 11:30 a.m.

Call the centre at 604-541-2231 for the name and contact information for this month’s host.

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The last TD Concerts at the Pier ( event of the summer will feature the Northern Pikes this Saturday.

Enjoy great live music 7-10 p.m. Free admission!

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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