Children’s Programs

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To register for a program:

  • Copy the program code (e.g. 45570)
  • Go to the Roundhouse Park Board registration page and paste the program code into the ‘Search by keyword OR number’ field, then click the ‘Search’ button.
  • In order to register, you will need to create an account, if you don’t already have one.

Fall Registration Thurs August 18 online/in-person, Fri August 19 phone


BIRTHDAY PARTY

 

BIRTHDAY PARTY (2-8)

Have your birthday party at the Roundhouse. Parent participation is required. Party packages are for ages 2-8 and are not suitable for parties larger than 20 children due to space restrictions. No parties Feb 5, 19. Cancellations required 10 days in advance to avoid charges. Compressed air is prohibited at the Roundhouse, this includes helium tanks and balloons.
What’s included in the party:
Fun and energetic leader to help lead and supervise activities
Decorations and balloons
Arts and crafts project
45 minutes of gym time with play equipment and bouncy castle
Access to the Engine 374 Pavilion
Sa-Su | Jan-Mar | 11:30am-1:30pm | $140 small or $198 large | 2-8 | Arts & Crafts Rm/Gym


ART

Catch a Famous Artist (5-8) $12/drop-in
Learn about famous artists using creative art processes and techniques like drawing, painting, clay, collage, and sculpture. Drop-ins welcome only if the class is not full.
Tu | Jan 10-Mar 7 | 3:30-4:30pm | $92.25/9 sess | 91744 | 5-8 | Arts & Crafts Rm
Instructor: Sun Rey Han

Cartooning & Animation (7-12)     
Learn Disney’s way of drawing cartoons in this high-tech course. You’ll create your own short animation with sounds, music, voice-over, and special effects—and get in some fun and games too. Your finished project will be posted online and on USB.
We | Jan 18-Mar 8 | 3:30-5:30pm | $142/8 sess | 88692 | 7-12 | Room C
Instructor: AVC Communications

Pottery Expressions (9-12)
Learn hand-building, sculpting, and wheel-throwing in a fun, creative setting. Bring home projects such as boxes with lids, embossed mugs, plates with handles, animal sculptures, castles, and more. Please bring a smock. No class Feb 16.
Th | Jan 12-Mar 9 | 3:30-5:30pm | $108/8 sess | 91179 | 9-12 | Pottery St
Instructor: David Robinson

Art Box: Shaping, Shading & Creating (5-12)
Learn the creative process through mixed media sculpture, plaster-scene modeling, colour theory, and various painting techniques. Develop a voice of your own in this art-intensive class. No class Feb 17, Feb 24.
Fr | Jan 13-Mar 10 | 3:45-4:45pm | $63/7 sess | 92480 | 5-8 | Arts & Crafts Rm
Fr | Jan 13-Mar 10 | 5-6:30pm | $70/7 sess | 92481 | 9-12 | Arts & Crafts Rm
Instructor: David Robinson


DANCE

Acrobatic Dance (6-10)    $9.50/drop-in
Combine fundamental dance principles with rhythmic and classical gymnastics in this playful class. Using fun routines, creative movement, games, stories, and props, dancers will achieve balance, coordination, awareness, and strength.
Th | Jan 12-Mar 9 | 4:15-5pm | $74.25/9 sess | 91518 | 6-10 | Dance St
Instructor: Espirito Santo Mauricio

Creative Ballet (5-8)        $9.50/drop-in
Learn about posture, tempo, shapes, and space, along with basic movement and ballet skills. Grow your musical awareness through music, stories, rhythms, and games that grow musical sensitivity and awareness. We’ll talk about what to wear in the first class. No class Feb 11.
Sa | Jan 21-Mar 11 | 11:30am-12:30 pm | $70/7 sess | 88722 | 5-8 | Dance St
Instructor: Serena Morphy


Education

Bricks 4 Kidz™ Exploring the Everglades (6-10)    
Imagine yourself on a journey through the special ecosystem of the Florida Everglades. Build an alligator with a mouth that opens and closes, an airboat to speed across water, and a bird with flapping wings. Explore the Everglades—Bricks 4 Kidz™ style!
Fr | Jan 13-Feb 17 | 3:30-4:30 pm | $89/6 sess | 88698 | 6-10 | Multimedia Rm
Instructor: Bricks 4 Kidz Vancouver

Mad Science Club (5-12)    
Spark your curiosity, explore the world, and have fun with hands-on science-based activities. Watch demonstrations, join discussions, do experiments, and make amazing take-home projects. New topics every season. No clss Feb 11.
Sa | Jan 14-Mar 11 | 9:30-10:30 am | $156/8 sess | 88004 | 5-7 | Mezz Meeting Rm
Sa | Jan 14-Mar 11 | 11-12pm | $156/8 sess | 88006 | 8-12 | Mezz Meeting Rm
Instructor: Mad Science, www.madscience.org

 


ELSIE ROY NOON HOUR

 

Elsie Roy Noon Hour: Basketball (6-8)
A fun and exciting introduction to playing basketball. Learn dribbling, shooting, defense, nutrition, and the importance of sportsmanship and team work. No class Jan 30, Feb 13.
Mo | Jan 9-Mar 6 | 12:25-12:55pm | $42/7 sess | 88839 | 6-8 | Gym
Instructor: Zaheed Bakare

Elsie Roy Noon Hour: Basketball (9-12)    
A fun, exciting, and competitive brand of basketball. Improve your dribbling, shooting, and defensive skills with an emphasis on sportsmanship and teamwork. No class Jan 30, Feb 13.
Mo | Jan 9-Mar 6 | 12:25-12:55pm | $42/7 sess | 92273 | 9-12 | Gym
Instructor: Zaheed Bakare

Elsie Roy Noon Hour: Handicrafts In Spanish (5-10)
Say hola to Spanish. Learn basic Spanish expressions and vocabulary while working on fun crafts. No class Jan 30, Feb 13.
Mo | Jan 9-Mar 6 | 12:25-12:55pm | $42/7 sess | 87949 | 5-10 | Room C
Instructor: Gloria Alonso

Elsie Roy Noon Hour: Art Attack (5-10)
Get your hands on everything from origami, clay modeling, stamping, and collage to abstract art, finger painting, crafting, and more. Take home a scrapbook full of your art at the end of the program.
Tu | Jan 10-Mar 7 | 12:25-12:55pm | $76.50/9 sess | 91715 | 5-10 | Arts & Crafts Rm
Instructor: Sun Rey Han

Elsie Roy Noon Hour: Hip Hop (5-12)
Learn the basics of hip hop dance in this high energy program. Discover new moves and challenging choreography. Leave feeling energized, confident, and excited about dance.
Tu | Jan 10-Mar 7 | 12:25-12:55pm | $67.50/9 sess | 88537 | 5-12 | Dance St
Instructor: Vancouver Performing Stars, www.performingstars.ca

Elsie Roy Noon Hour: Soccer (7-12)
Fun, individual, skill-based warm-ups helps players improve their technique as well as prepare them for a small-sided soccer game. Each week we practice a new drill to encourage player development.
Tu | Jan 17-Mar 7 | 12:25-12:55pm | $52/8 sess | 92272 | 7-12 | Gym
Instructor: Felicia Bartolomeo

Elsie Roy Noon Hour: All Stars Performers (5-12)
Learn songs and dances from popular musicals like Frozen, Wicked, Annie, or The Sound of Music. Learn confidence, musical expression, drama, and choreography in a supportive and creative class. No class Feb 8.
We | Jan 11-Mar 8 | 12:25-12:55pm | $56/8 sess | 88042 | 5-12 | Dance St
Instructor: Jordan Thomson

Elsie Roy Noon Hour: Chess (6-12)
Explore the strategic world of chess, where beginners learn the fundamentals and more advanced players learn new strategies. Hone your skills by playing against more experienced players.
We | Jan 11-Mar 8 | 12:25-12:55pm | $63/9 sess | 91748 | 6-12 | Room C
Th | Jan 12-Mar 9 | 12:25-12:55pm | $63/9 sess | 91746 | 6-12 | Board Rm
Instructor: James Chan

Elsie Roy Noon Hour: Clay Play (6-8)
Explore hand-building and sculpting in a friendly, creative setting. Each week you’ll build a new piece of your final project. Please bring a smock. No class Feb 16.
Th | Jan 12-Mar 9 | 12:25-12:55pm | $66.50/8 sess | 91177 | 6-8 | Pottery St
Instructor: David Robinson

Elsie Roy Noon Hour: Hockey (7-12)
Build your hockey skills through drills and practice. Each day includes a fun game that will help everyone feel like part of the team.
Th | Jan 12-Mar 9 | 12:25-12:55pm | $54/9 sess | 91749 | 7-12 | Gym
Instructor: Kristian Hildebrandt

Elsie Roy Noon Hour: Badminton (7-12)
Running around, teamwork, eye-hand coordination, fair play, and fun. No class Feb 24.
Fr | Jan 13-Mar 10 | 12:25-12:55pm | $48/8 sess | 91750 | 7-12 | Gym
Instructor: Stratos Charalambides

Elsie Roy Noon Hour: Kids Yoga (5-12)
Cultivate self-esteem, awareness, and confidence in a non-competitive environment. Explore yoga postures, breathing and visualization techniques, and relaxation through individual, partner, and group activities, music and yoga games. No class Feb 24.
Fr | Jan 13-Mar 10 | 12:25-12:55pm | $64/8 sess | 88543 | 5-12 | Room B
Instructor: TBA

Elsie Roy Noon Hour: LEGO™ Lunch Club (5-10)
Build hands-on projects that introduce concepts of engineering, architecture, and mechanics using motorized LEGO™ bricks in a positive and collaborative atmosphere.
Fr | Jan 13-Feb 17 | 12:25-12:55pm | $48/6 sess | 88697 | 5-10 | Multimedia Rm
Instructor: Bricks 4 Kidz Vancouver

Elsie Roy Noon Hour: Cartoon Mania (5-12)
Create wonderful pictures bound only by the limit of your imagination. Invent stories, paint, draw your favourite Disney characters, and more. No class Feb 24.
Fr | Jan 13-Mar 10 | 12:25-12:55pm | $56/8 sess | 92477 | 5-12 | Arts & Crafts Rm
Instructor: Edouard Beaudry


Language

Spanish: Beginners (5-10)  
Say hola to Spanish. Learn the basics of this beautiful language with games, songs, and crafts. Parent participation is optional for this class. No class Jan 30, Feb 13.
Mo | Jan 9-Mar 6 | 3:30-4:30pm | $67.20/7 sess | 87960 | 5-10 | Room C
Instructor: Gloria Alonso

SPANISH: INTERMEDIATE (5-10)       
For those with a basic command of Spanish. Continue learning this beautiful language with songs, games, and crafts. New students are welcome. No class Jan 30, Feb 13.
Mo | Jan 9-Mar 6 | 4:35-5:35pm | $67.20/7 sess | 87965 | 5-10 | Room C
Instructor: Gloria Alonso


Martial Arts

Karate                                  $11/drop-in
Learn discipline, gain confidence and flexibility, develop a sense of cooperation, and have fun. Please note that there are additional fees for Karate BC membership, uniforms, and testing for belts. Program fees are due on the first class of each month. A 10% discount is available when you register for 3 consecutive months at one time. No class Feb 13.
Mo-Fri | Jan 9-30 | Feb 3-27 | Mar 3-31 | Room B
Instructor: Hamid Tarighatbin, Tiger’s Eye Karate-Do

Karate: Fun (4-7)
3:30-4:30pm | $56/month | 87974-77
Karate: Junior (8-10)
4:30-5:30pm | $56/month | 87978-80
KARATE: SENIOR (11-18)
5:30-6:30pm | $65/month | 87981-83
Karate: Green Belt & Above (11-18) No drop-ins
6:30-7:30pm | $65/month | 87984-86


 

Music

Music Lessons

Private lessons are 30 minutes in length. There will be no make-up classes for any lessons that the student isn’t able to attend. Music refund requests prior to the start of your private lessons must be made no later than the day before the class starts in order to receive a full refund minus the admin fee. After private lessons start there will be no refund. No registration after the second class.

Access to the practice room piano is for piano students currently enrolled in piano lessons. The music room piano is available to all patrons.

Violin: Hannah (6-18)   
Hannah Kim has 10 years experience teaching violin and music theory with youth orchestras and kindergartens. She is an expert in teaching young students with her special teaching methods. Please bring your own violin to class.
Mo | Jan 9-Jan 30 | 4-5:30pm | $78/4 sess | 87989-88000 | 6-18 | Board Rm
Instructor: Hyunah Kim

Piano: Asheida (6-13)   
Have fun learning piano. Asheida teaches piano through patterns, improvisation, fun, and deep-practice strategies, as well as ear-training, sight-reading exercises, and repertoire.
Tu | Jan 10-Mar 7 | 3:30-5:30pm | $175.50/9 sess | 91149-53 | 6-13 | Practice Rm
Instructor: Asheida Music Company

Voice: Asheida (7-18)     
Learn fun exercises for ease, connection, and balance in your voice, and sing the songs you love.
Tu | Jan 10-Mar 7 | 1-8pm | $270/9 sess | 91156-64 | 7-18 | Music Rm
Instructor: Asheida Music Company

Piano: Lydia (6-18)     
One-on-one piano lessons for all ages and levels where students learn the art of piano playing and music appreciation. Educational, exciting, and rewarding.
We | Jan 11-Mar 8 | 3-7:30pm | $175.50/9 sess | 91572-81 | 6-18 | Practice Rm
Su | Jan 15-Mar 12 | 9:30am-4pm | $175.50/9 sess | 91583-97 | 6-18 | Practice Rm
Instructor: Lydia Kay

Piano: Julia (5-18)   
Students of all ages learn a well-rounded knowledge of piano that includes performance, technique, artistry and theory.
Th | Jan 12-Mar 9 | 5-6:30pm | $175.50/9 sess | 91532-35 | 5-18 | Practice Rm
Instructor: Julia Villafuerte

Piano: Grace (5-18)  
A fun and practical approach to playing the piano. Learn dexterity, listening, rhythm, and theory. Royal Conservatory students are welcome for examination preparation.
Fr | Jan 13-Mar 10 | 2-8:30pm | $175.50/9 sess | 91755-68 | 5-18 | Practice Rm
Instructor: Grace Ng

Guitar: Justin (7-18)       
Play your favorite songs and learn new pop, rock, and classical music. Lessons encourage musical and personal growth, with an emphasis on a positive and exciting learning experience. Students must bring their own instrument to class.
Fr | Jan 20-Mar 24 | 2-6:30pm | $195/10 sess | 88067-77 | 7-18 | Board Rm
Instructor: Justin Gorrie

Piano: Christina (4-18) 
Explore the art of piano in a fun and challenging atmosphere. From beginners to those that are preparing for exams, all students are welcome. Lessons are customized to your developmental level. No previous experience is required but a piano to practice on is recommended.
Sa | Jan 21-Mar 11 | 11am-4pm | $156/8 sess | 91795-91806 | 4-18 | Practice Rm
Instructor: Christina Kam


Social Recreation

Afterschool Kids Club (5-12)       
For students of Elsie Roy Elementary. Keep busy after school in a safe, fun, supervised environment. Activities include games, arts & crafts, sports, outdoor play at the park, and general play. Must speak with Silvia Rubino prior to registering for the program. No class Jan 30, Feb 13, 24, Mar 13-24.
Mo-Fr | Jan 3-31 | 3-5:45pm | 85981 | 5-12 | Arts & Crafts Rm
Mo-Fr | Feb 1-28 | 3-5:45pm | 85982 | 5-12 | Arts & Crafts Rm
Mo-Fr | Mar 1-31 | 3-5:45pm | 85983 | 5-12 | Arts & Craft Rm
Instructor: Silvia Rubino

Pro D Day Camp (5-12)        
Turn Pro D Day into a day of sports, arts and crafts, and more. Dress for indoor and outdoor play. Outtrip will be planned. Register early.
Mo | Jan 30 | 9am-3pm | $35/1 sess | 85984 | 5-12 | Games Rm
Fr | Feb 24 | 9am-3pm | $35/1 sess | 85985 | 5-12 | Games Rm
Instructor: Silvia Rubino

 


SPORTS

Basketball Skills for Kids (5-12) $8.50/drop-in
Learn teamwork and the fundamentals of basketball: dribbling, shooting, defense, proper nutrition, and sportsmanship. No class Jan 30, Feb 13.
Mo | Jan 9-Mar 6 | 3:30-4:15pm | $49/7 sess | 88842 | 5-7 | Gym
Mo | Jan 9-Mar 6 | 4:15-5pm | $49/7 sess | 88844 | 8-12 | Gym
Instructor: Zaheed Bakare

Breakaway Soccer (6-12)    $13/drop-in
Improve skills such as passing, receiving, shooting, and dribbling. Work on your physical fitness while learning technical aspects of the game. Boost your confidence with team play.
Tu | Jan 17-Mar 7 | 3:15-4:15pm | $90/8 sess | 91527 | 6-8 | Gym
Tu | Jan 17-Mar 7 | 3:15-4:15pm | $90/8 sess | 91528 | 9-12 | Gym
Instructor: Felicia Bartolomeo

Tennis: Indoor (6-13)     
For all levels. Learn the basic skills in drills and game-like settings.
We | Jan 11-Feb 1 | 3:35-4:35pm | $60/4 sess | 87938 | 6-8 | Gym
We | Feb 8-Mar 1 | 3:35-4:35pm | $60/4 sess | 87940 | 6-8 | Gym
We | Jan 11-Feb 1 | 4:35-5:45pm | $70.40/4 sess | 87944 | 9-13 | Gym
We | Feb 8-Mar 1 | 4:35-5:45pm | $70.40/4 sess | 87946 | 9-13 | Gym
Instructor: Gayle Dobson


Spring Break Camps

Spring Break Day Camp (5-12)  
Discover the fun and excitement of spring with arts and crafts, science, drama, sports, games, songs, and trips to local attractions. Bring a backpack with lunch, snacks, and water each day. The trip schedule will be available online or at the front desk one week in advance.
Mo-Fr | Mar 13-17 | 9am-3:30pm | $140/5 sess | 85986 | 5-12 | Gym
Mo-Fr | Mar 20-24 | 9am-3:30pm | $140/5 sess | 85987 | 5-12 | Gym
Instructor: Silvia Rubino

Spring Break After Camp (5-12)   
For families requiring extended hours of supervision, the fun continues. This program is available only to those registered in Spring Break Day Camp. Registration is strongly recommended.
Mo-Fr | Mar 13-17 | 3:30-6pm | $50/5 sess | 88802 | 5-12 | Arts & Crafts Rm
Mo-Fr | Mar 20-24 | 3:30-6pm | $50/5 sess | 88803 | 5-12 | Arts & Crafts Rm
Instructor: Silvia Rubino

Eureka! The Inventor’s Camp (5-11)
Inventing means curiosity, practicality, necessity, cooperation, and dreaming. Using basic materials, simple machines, tips from famous inventors—and most important of all, your mind—create catapults and forts, working light sticks to take home, and a set of electrical circuits. Thomas Edison said “invention is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration.” This camp is 100% fun!
Mo-Fr | Mar 13-17 | 10am-4pm | $294/5 sess | 88017 | 5-11 | Arts & Crafts Rm
Instructor: Mad Science

Bricks 4 Kidz™ Water World Camp (6-10)  
Discover the aquatic world using LEGO® Bricks! Use creativity and teamwork to solve our many aquatic challenges. Our master builders will be exploring the sea, cruising on sailboat models, and stopping around the globe to learn about sea critters.
Mo-Fr | Mar 13-17 | 9:30am-12:30pm | $175/5 sess | 92738 | 6-10 | Multimedia Rm
Instructor: Bricks 4 Kidz Vancouver

Bricks 4 Kidz™ Galaxy Far Away Space Camp (6-10)
Join us on an adventure through space. Build the Redstone Rocket to blast through the atmosphere. Travel back in time to build NASA’s Gemini Capsule. Build motorized model spacecraft from your favourite space movie. Come on a stellar journey to a galaxy far, far away!
Mo-Fr | Mar 13-Mar 17 | 1-4pm | $175/5 sess | 92741 | 6-10 | Multimedia Rm
Instructor: Bricks 4 Kidz Vancouver

Bricks 4 Kidz™ Angry Birds & Bad Piggies Camp (6-10)
Enter into the physics of Angry Birds® and Bad Piggies®! Engineer and destroy a level from the popular game. Watch your birds take flight on catapults and slingshots to destroy those pesky pigs.
Mo-Fr | Mar 20-Mar 24 | 9:30am-12:30pm | $175/5 sess | 92745 | 6-10 | Multimedia Rm
Instructor: Bricks 4 Kidz Vancouver

Bricks 4 Kidz™ Super Hero Academy Camp (6-10)  
Build with LEGO® and explore the Marvel and DC universe. Learn about the mechanics behind the Batman Tumbler, experiment with Spiderman’s Web Slinger, and harness Thor’s Hammer. All campers will go home with a custom mini-figure.
Mo-Fr | Mar 20-Mar 24 | 1-4pm | $175/5 sess | 92748 | 6-10 | Multimedia Rm
Instructor: Bricks 4 Kidz Vancouver

Head Start Soccer Camp (4-6)             
An introduction to fundamental soccer skills using drills that teach sharing, listening and participation while interacting with other children and having fun.
Mo-Fr | Mar 13-17 | 9:30-10:45am | $101.75/5 sess | 94229 | 4-6 | David Lam Park
Mo-Fr | Mar 20-24 | 9:30-10:45am | $101.75/5 sess | 94230 | 4-6 | David Lam Park
Instructor: Felicia Bartolomeo

Breakaway Soccer Camp (7-12)
Improve your physical development while learning skills such as passing, receiving, shooting and dribbling, with an emphasis on team play.
Mo-Fr | Mar 13-17 | 9:30am-12:30pm | $123.75/5 sess | 94231 | 7-12 | David Lam Park
Mo-Fr | Mar 20-24 | 9:30am-12:30pm | $123.75/5 sess | 94232 | 7-12 | David Lam Park
Instructor: Felicia Bartolomeo