World-class cyclists will compete in the annual Tour de White Rock July 13-15.

World-class cyclists will compete in the annual Tour de White Rock July 13-15.

SENIORS SCENE: Time to take in the Tour

The annual Tour de White Rock will kick off July 13. There will be a free shuttle for those who wish to come down and watch the event.

Don’t miss the 33rd annual Tour de White Rock coming up July 13-15.

There are many great vantage points to watch the excitement as world-class cyclists compete in our own backyard.

The Friday night Hill Climb, Saturday afternoon Criterium and Sunday morning waterfront Road Race are sure to thrill any spectator.

Park at Centennial Arena on July 15 and take a free shuttle to the beach every 20 minutes from 9-2:30 p.m.

Visit www.tourdewhiterock.ca for more information on each day’s events.

• Summer excursions are filling up fast, but we still have space available on two excellent trips.

Take our Bowen Island–Mini Coach guided tour July 31 and learn about the island’s landmarks and rich history from a historian and local resident.

Explore the quiet side of the island at Killarney Lake with free time left over to explore the Village and Artisan Square.

And on Aug. 2, join us for a rejuvenating tour of Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Gardens in Vancouver.

Lunch will follow in Chinatown and the day will finish off with a walking tour of historic Gastown.

Register today at 604-541-2199.

• Celebrate summer while making tasty delicacies from our Summer Appetizers class.

Expand your entertaining menu with simple hot and cold appetizer recipes that are fun to make, easy to prepare and delicious to eat – July 24 at the White Rock Community Centre.

Call 604-541-2199 for more information and to register.

• Do you find the summer evening sunsets breathtaking at White Rock Beach?

Are you feeling inspired to capture the beautiful colour and light?

Join us for our Night and Sunset Photography class July 17 at White Rock pier to learn techniques that will help you create captivating photos in a darker environment.

We are also holding a How to Use Your Dedicated Flash class on July 24 to discuss the features of dedicated flashes and generic flashes and the optimal circumstances to be using them.

Call 604-541-2199 to register and expand your creative repertoire.

• Kent Street is brimming with opportunities to meet new people and participate in enjoyable new activities.

If you are looking for a gentle sport that will keep you active through the summer, why not come to Kent Street every Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to noon for carpet bowling? Join friends for this game of skill and strategy. Table Tennis will be continuing, as well, throughout the summer every Monday 4-6 p.m., Wednesday 2:45-4:15 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

White Rock Leisure Services annual membership required.

Please call 604-541-2231 for more information or a guest pass.

• Keep active over the summer with the many fitness classes we offer.

Learn unique Latin-inspired dance steps in our Zumba, Zumba Gold and Zumba Toning classes for a fun, upbeat workout.

Prepare for our very popular Zumba Dance Party on Aug. 3.

Drop in to our Keep Fit for 55+ class and participate in a light workout of aerobics. Not sure where to begin when establishing some new fitness goals? This is a great place to start, 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.

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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