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. Party packages are for children ages 2-8, with a maximum group size of 20 children. Cancellations require 10 days advance notice to avoid charges. Caregiver participation is required. No party Oct 29, Dec 10.
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 bouncy castle and play equipment
Access to Engine 374 Pavilion
NOTE: Roundhouse Fire Safety Rules prohibit compressed gas and containers. No helium balloons.
Sa Su | Sep 10-Dec 18 |11:30am-1:30pm |
$140/up to 14 children or $198/15-20 children | 2-8 | Arts & Crafts Rm
Instructor: Birthday Party Leader


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 only if space is available.
Tu | Sep 20-Dec 6 | 3:30-4:30pm | $117/12 sess | 75023 | 5-8 | Room C
Instructor: Sun Rey Han

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 Nov 10.
Th | Sep 22-Dec 1 | 3:30-5pm | $110/10 sess | 76530 | 9-12 | Pottery St
Instructor: David Robinson

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 a USB.
We | Sep 21-Nov 9 | 3:30-5:30pm | $144/8 sess | 75013 | 7-12 | Room C
Instructor: AV Communications


DANCE

 

ACROBATIC DANCE (6-10) $9.50/DROP-IN
Learn to combine fundamental dance principles with rhythmic and classical gymnastics in this playful class. Using creative movement, games, stories and props, dancers will achieve balance, coordination, awareness and strength. No class Nov 10.
Th | Sep 15-Oct 27 | 4:15-5pm | $57.75/7 sess | 69202 | 6-10 | Dance St
Th | Nov 3-Dec 15 | 4:15-5pm | $49.50/6 sess | 69203 | 6-10 | Dance St
Instructor: Espirito Santo Mauricio

CREATIVE BALLET (5-6) $9.50/DROP-IN
Learn about posture, tempo, shapes and space, along with basic ballet movements. Grow your musical awareness through music, stories, rhythms and games. We’ll talk about what to wear in the first class. No class Oct 8, Oct 29, Nov 12.
Sa | Sep 17-Dec 17 | 10:40-11:25am | $96.25/11 sess | 70583 | 5-6 | Dance St
Instructor: Serena Aroon

CREATIVE BALLET (7-9) $11/DROP-IN Cancelled
Learn about posture, tempo, shapes and space, along with basic ballet movements. Grow your musical awareness through music, stories, rhythms and games. We’ll talk about what to wear in the first class. No class Oct 8, Oct 29, Nov 12.
Sa | Sep 17-Dec 17 | 11:30am-12:30pm | $104.50/11 sess | 70584 | 7-9 | Dance St
Instructor: Serena Aroon

THINK YOU CAN DANCE (6-10) $10/DROP-IN Cancelled  
Explore movement in a welcoming and inspiring environment. Learn routines from dance styles like hip hop, Latin dance, acrobatic dance, creative movement, Bollywood and more. Bring a water bottle and clean dance or indoor court shoes.
Tu | Sep 13-Oct 25 | 3:30-4:30pm | $63/7 sess | 73058 | 6-10 | Dance St
Tu | Nov 1-Dec 13 | 3:30-4:30pm | $63/7 sess | 74372 | 6-10 | Dance St
Instructor: Endorphin Rush Dance and Fitness, www.kirbysnelldance.com

LIGHT UP! YOGA, DANCE, & MEDITATION (6-12) $11/DROP-IN
Kids LOVE to move! This class combines the balance and focus of yoga, the creative expression of dance and the calming stillness of meditation. We’ll use fun props like ribbons, shakers and balloons, and also explore yoga ethics like gratitude, empathy and kindness. No class Oct 4.
Tu | Sep 13-Oct 25 | 3:30-4:30pm | $57/6 sess | 78688 | 6-9 | Room B Cancelled
Tu | Nov 8-Dec 13 | 3:30-4:30pm | $57/6 sess | 78696 | 6-9 | Room B
Tu | Sep 13-Oct 25 | 4:30-5:30pm | $57/6 sess | 78699 | 10-12 | Room B Cancelled
Tu | Nov 8-Dec 13 | 4:30-3:30pm | $57/6 sess | 78705 | 10-12 | Room B
Instructor: Krista Leonard


ELSIE ROY NOON HOUR

 

ELSIE ROY NOON HOUR: BASKETBALL (7-12)
A fun and exciting introduction to playing basketball. Learn dribbling, shooting, defense, nutrition, and the importance of sportsmanship and teamwork. No class Oct 10, Dec 5.
Mo | Sep 12-Dec 12 | 12:25-12:55pm | $84/12 sess | 72998 | 7-12 | Gym
Instructor: Zaheed Bakare

ELSIE ROY NOON HOUR: HANDICRAFTS IN SPANISH (6-10)
Learn basic Spanish expressions and vocabulary while working on fun crafts. No class Oct 10, Dec 5.
Mo | Sep 12-Dec 12 | 12:25-12:55pm | $78/12 sess | 69236 | 6-10 | Room C
Instructor: Gloria Alonso

ELSIE ROY NOON HOUR: PERCUSSION PLAYSHOP (6-12) Cancelled
Play percussion from around the world. A hands-on multicultural experience with rhythm and rhyme, stories and games. No class Oct 10.
Mo | Sep 19-Nov 28 | 12:25-12:55pm | $70/10 sess | 74383 | 6-12 | Multimedia Rm
Instructor: Daniel Duggan, Rhythm Resource, www.rhythm-resource.com

ELSIE ROY NOON HOUR: ART ATTACK (6-10)
Get your hands on everything from origami, clay modeling, stamping and collage to abstract art, finger painting, crafting and more. At the end of the program take home a scrapbook full of your art.
Tu | Sep 20-Dec 6 | 12:25-12:55pm | $102/12 sess | 70591 | 6-10 | Arts & Crafts Rm
Instructor: Sun Rey Han

ELSIE ROY NOON HOUR: HIP HOP (6-12)
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 | Sep 20-Nov 22 | 12:25-12:55pm | $75/10 sess | 72473 | 6-12 | Dance St
Instructor: Vancouver Performing Stars, www.performingstars.ca

ELSIE ROY NOON HOUR: SOCCER (7-12)
Build soccer and handball skills through drills and practice. (Handball is a new game where the players pass the ball and score by hand.) We’ll finish off each day with a fun game that will help everyone feel part of the team.
Tu | Sep 20-Dec 6 | 12:25-12:55pm | $78/12 sess | 72470 | 7-12 | Gym
Instructor: Felicia Bartolomeo

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. The Chess Club is run by a Canadian Chess Master and Top 10-rated chess player in BC. No class Nov 10.
We | Sep 21-Dec 7 | 12:25-12:55pm | $84/12 sess | 72467 | 6-12 | Room C
Th | Sep 22-Dec 8 | 12:25-12:55pm | $77/11 sess | 72465 | 6-12 | Board Rm
Instructor: James Chan

ELSIE ROY NOON HOUR: KARAOKE CLUB (7-12)
Have fun singing your favourite songs on lunch break. Break it down with karaoke!
Tu | Sep 21-Dec 6 | 12:25-12:55pm | $84/12 sess | 74996 | 7-12 | Music Rm
Instructor: Asheida Music Company

ELSIE ROY NOON HOUR: ALL STARS PERFORMERS (6-12)
Learn songs and dances from popular musicals like Frozen, Wicked, or The Sound of Music. Learn confidence, musical expression, drama and choreography in a supportive and creative class.
We | Sep 14-Nov 30 | 12:25-12:55pm | $84/12 sess | 73001 | 6-12 | Dance St
Instructor: Jordan Thomson

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. No class Nov 10.
Th | Sep 22-Dec 8 | 12:25-12:55pm | $77/11 sess | 72472 | 7-12 | Gym
Instructor: TBA Instructor

ELSIE ROY NOON HOUR: BADMINTON (7-12)
Running around, teamwork, eye-hand coordination, fair play and fun. No class Sep 30, Oct 21, Nov 11.
Fr | Sep 16-Dec 16 | 12:25-12:55pm | $77/11 sess | 72471 | 7-12 | Gym
Instructor: TBA Instructor

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 Nov 10.
Th | Sep 22-Dec 1 | 12:25-12:55pm | $85/10 sess | 76514 | 6-8 | Arts & Crafts Rm
Instructor: David Robinson

ELSIE ROY NOON HOUR: BRICKS 4 KIDZ (6-10)
Build hands-on projects that introduce concepts of engineering, architecture and mechanics using motorized LEGO® bricks in a positive and collaborative environment. No class Sep 30, Oct 21.
Fr | Sep 16-Nov 4 | 12:25-12:55pm | $48/6 sess | 70572 | 6-10 | Multimedia Rm
Instructor: Bricks 4 Kidz

ELSIE ROY NOON HOUR: YOGA (6-12)
A yoga class for children to cultivate greater self-esteem, awareness and confidence in in a non-competitive environment. Yoga will be explored through yoga postures, breathing and visualization techniques, and relaxation time. Each class will incorporate individual, partner and group activities, music and yoga games! No class Sep 30, Oct 21, Nov 11.
Fr | Sep 23-Dec 16 | 12:25-12:55pm | $80/10 sess | 78666 | 6-12 | Room B
Instructor: Krista Leonard


SOCIAL RECREATION

 

AFTERSCHOOL KIDS CLUB (5-12)
For students of Elsie Roy Elementary. Keep busy after school in a safe and fun supervised environment. Activities include games, arts & crafts, sports, outdoor play at the park and general play. You must speak with Silvia Rubino prior to registering. No class Sep 30, Oct 10, 21, Nov 10, 11, Dec 5.
Mo-Fr | Sep 6-30 | 3-5:45pm | $306/18 sess | 71109 | 5-12 | Arts & Crafts Rm
Mo-Fr | Oct 3-28 | 3-5:45pm | $306/18 sess | 71114 | 5-12 | Arts & Crafts Rm
Mo-Fr | Oct 31-Nov 25 | 3-5:45pm | $306/18 sess | 71117 | 5-12 | Arts & Crafts Rm
Mo-Fr | Nov 28-Dec 16 | 3-5:45pm | $238/14 sess | 71118 | 5-12 | Arts & Crafts Rm
Instructor: Silvia Rubino

PRO D DAY CAMP (6-12)
Turn Pro D into a day of sports, arts & crafts and more. Dress for indoor and outdoor play. Register early. This camp is for Elsie Roy school children only:. Children must be enrolled in Grade 1 or higher.
Fr | Sep 30 | 9am-3pm | $35/1 sess | 72980 | 6-12 | Room B
Fr | Oct 21 | 9am-3pm | $35/1 sess | 72984 | 6-12 | Room B
Th | Nov 10 | 9am-3pm | $35/1 sess | 72985 | 6-12 | Room B
Mo | Dec 5 | 9am-3pm | $35/1 sess | 72986 | 6-12 | Room B
Instructor: Silvia Rubino


WINTER BREAK CAMPS

 

WINTER BREAK DAY CAMP (6-12)
Discover the fun and excitement of winter through arts & crafts, science, drama, sports, games, songs and field trips. Bring a backpack with lunch, snacks, water, swimsuit, and a towel. Dress for indoor and outdoor play. Children must be enrolled in Grade 1 or higher.
Mo-Fr | Dec 19-23 | 9am-3:30pm | $140/5 sess | 72991 | 6-12
Instructor: Silvia Rubino

WINTER BREAK AFTER CAMP (6-12)
For those families requiring extended hours of supervision, the fun continues. Only available to those registered in Winter Break Day Camp. Registration is strongly recommended.
Mo-Fr | Dec 19-23 | 3:30-6pm | $50/5 sess | 72993 | 6-12 | Arts & Crafts Rm
Instructor: Silvia Rubino

CHEMICALS, CELLS & CRIME CAMP (6-12)
Become a Mad Science Investigator and use forensic science to track down an elusive ice cream thief. Use everyday ingredients to create amazing exothermic and endothermic reactions. Learn the basics of the code of life.
Mo-Fr | Dec 19-23 | 12-3pm | $170/5 sess | 76085 | 6-12 | Arts & Crafts Rm
Instructor: Mad Science, www.madscience.org

BRICKS 4 KIDZ: MINING AND CRAFTING CAMP (6-10)
Engineer Minecraft shelters, mobs, critters and tools using LEGO® bricks. Face new challenges each day building motorized models.
Mo-Fr | Dec 19-23 | 9:30am-12:30pm | $175/5 sess | 74940 | 6-10 | Room C
Instructor: Bricks 4 Kidz

BRICKS 4 KIDZ: POCKET BRICK MONSTERS CAMP (6-10)
Get ready for an adventure in the world of Pokemon using our mechanical and mosaic LEGO® builds. Tap into your inner engineer as we build zapping Pikachu, special Poke Balls and more.
Mo-Fr | Dec 19-23 | 1-4pm | $175/5 sess | 74942 | 6-10 | Room C
Instructor:Bricks 4 Kidz


LANGUAGE

 

SPANISH: BEGINNERS (5-10)
Say hola to Spanish. Learn the basics of this beautiful language with games, songs and crafts. No class Oct 10, Dec 5.
Mo | Sep 12-Dec 12 | 3:30-4:30pm | $114/12 sess | 69227 | 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. No class Oct 10, Dec 5.
Mo | Sep 12-Dec 12 | 4:35-5:35pm | $114/12 sess | 69230 | 5-10 | Room C
Instructor: Gloria Alonso


EDUCATION

 

BRICKS 4 KIDZ: JR. ROBOTICS (7-12)
Build your greatest LEGO® creation, then program it to do exactly what you want. WeDo’s icon-based software introduces children to computer programming and robotics. No class Sep 30, Oct 21.
Fr | Sep 16-Oct 28 | 3:15-4:45pm | $99/5 sess | 70575 | 7-12 | Multimedia Rm
Instructor:Bricks 4 Kidz

BRICKS 4 KIDZ: REMOTE CONTROL MANIA (6-10)
Engineer dynamic vehicles and then watch your creations come alive with LEGO® wireless remote controls. Use STEM subjects like physics, engineering, and teamwork to solve global challenges. No class Nov 11.
Fr | Nov 4-Dec 16 | 3:30-4:30pm | $89/6 sess | 70578 | 6-10 | Multimedia Rm
Instructor:Bricks 4 Kidz

MAD SCIENCE CLUB (6-12) Cancelled
Spark your curiosity, explore the world and have fun with hands-on science activities. Watch demonstrations, join discussions, do experiments, and make amazing take-home projects. No class Oct 29.
Sa | Sep 17-Nov 12 | 10-11am | $156/8 sess | 75843 | 6-8 | Mezz Meeting Rm
Sa | Sep 17-Nov 12 | 11:30am-12:30pm | $156/8 sess | 75846 | 9-12 | Mezz Meeting Rm
Instructor: Mad Science, www.madscience.org


MARTIAL ARTS

 

KARATE $11/DROP-IN
Learn discipline, gain confidence and flexibility, develop a sense of cooperation, and have fun. Program fees are due on the first class of each month. A 10% discount is available when you register for 3 consecutive months. December drop-in only. No class Sep 5, Oct 10, Nov 11.
NOTE: There are additional fees for Karate BC membership, uniforms and testing for belts.
Instructor: Hamid Tarighatbin, Tiger’s Eye Karate-Do, tigerseyekaratedo.com
Mo-Fr | Sep 9-30 | Oct 3-31 | Nov 4-28 | Dec 2-16 | Room B
KARATE FUN (4-7) | 3:30-4:30pm |$56/month | 71017-20 | Room B
KARATE JUNIOR (8-10) | 4:30-5:30pm | $56/month | 71021-24 | Room B
KARATE SENIOR (11-18) | 5:30-6:30pm | $65/month | 71025-28 | Room B
KARATE GREEN BELT & ABOVE (11-18) | 6:30-7:30pm | $65/month | 71036-39 | Room B


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

GUITAR WITH JUSTIN (7+)
Play your favourite songs and learn new pop, rock and classical music. Lessons encourage musical and personal growth, with emphasis on a positive and exciting learning experience. Bring your own instrument to class. No class Nov 11.
Fr | Sep 16-Dec 16 | 2-7pm | $247/13 sess | 73570-79 | 7+ | Music Rm
Instructor: Justin Gorrie

PIANO WITH ASHEIDA (5-14)
Asheida teaches the landscape of the piano for better playing, improvisation and songwriting. No class Oct 11, Nov 1.
Tu | Sep 13-Dec 13 | 3:30-6pm | $228/12 sess | 73238-42 | 5-14 | Practice Rm
Instructor: Asheida Music Company

PIANO WITH GRACE (5+)
A fun and practical approach to playing the piano. Learn dexterity, listening, rhythm, and theory. Royal Conservatory students are welcome for examination preparation. There will be no make-up classes for any lessons missed. No class Nov 11. Adult lessons available.
Fr | Sep 16-Dec 2 | 2-9pm | $209/11 sess | 73087-73103 | 5+ | Practice Rm
Instructor: Grace Ng

PIANO WITH JULIA (4+)
Students of all ages learn a well-rounded knowledge of piano that includes performance, technique, artistry and theory. Adult lessons available.
Th | Sep 22-Dec 15 | 5-7:30pm | $247/13 sess | 73176 -81 | 4+ | Practice Rm
Instructor: Julia Villafuerte

PIANO WITH CHRISTINA (5+)
Students of all ages learn a well-rounded knowledge of piano that includes performance, technique, artistry and theory. Adult lessons available. No class Oct 29.
Sa | Sep 17-Dec 17 | 9:30am-2:30pm | $247/13 sess | 73159-75 | 5+ | Practice Rm
Instructor: Christina Kam

PIANO WITH LYDIA (6+)
One-on-one piano lessons for all ages and levels where students can learn the art of piano playing and music appreciation. Educational, exciting and rewarding. Adult lessons available.
We | Sep 14-Dec 7 | 3-7pm | $247/13 sess | 73118-33 | 6+ | Practice Rm
Su | Sep 18-Dec 11 | 9:30am-4pm | $247/13 sess | 73134-49 | 6+ | Practice Rm
Instructor: Lydia Kay

VIOLIN WITH HANNAH (8+)
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. Bring your own violin to class. No class Oct 10.
Mo | Sep 12-Dec 12 | 4-6pm | $247/13 sess | 73109-15 | 8+ | Board Rm
Instructor: Hyunah Kim

VOICE WITH ASHEIDA (7+)
Learn fun exercises for more ease, connection and balance in your voice, and sing the songs you love. Adult lessons available. No class Oct 11.
Tu | Sep 13-Oct 25 | 1-3pm | $180/6 sess | 73184-204 | 7+ | Music Rm
Tu | Sep 13-Oct 25 | 6:30-8:30pm | $180/6 sess | 73205-208 | 7+ | Music Rm
Tu | Nov 8-Dec 13 | 1-3pm | $180/6 sess | 73209-233 | 7+ | Music Rm
Tu | Nov 8-Dec 13 | 6:30-8:30pm | $180/6 sess | 73234-237 | 7+ | Music Rm
Instructor: Asheida Music Company

STREETBEATS (10+)
Connect with your community in this creative percussion band that plays found-object instruments like in STOMP! For people of all musical abilities 10yrs or older ready to make music in a fun and uninhibited way. Get your groove on! No class Oct 8.
Sa | Oct 1-22 | 2-3:30pm | Free | 76914 | 10+ | Room B
Instructor: Martin Fisk, Instruments of Change


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 Oct 10, Dec 5.
Mo | Sep 12-Dec 12 | 3:30-4:15pm | $83/12 sess | 70592 | 5-7 | Gym
Mo | Sep 12-Dec 12 | 4:15-5pm | $83/12 sess | 73868 | 8-12 | Gym
Instructor: Zaheed Bakare

TENNIS: INDOOR (6-13)
For all levels. Learn basic skills in drills and game-like settings.
We | Sep 14-Oct 12 | 3:35-4:35pm | $75/5 sess | 69217 | 6-8 | Gym
We | Nov 16-Dec 14 | 3:35-4:35pm | $75/5 sess | 69218 | 6-8 | Gym
We | Sep 14-Oct 12 | 4:35-5:45pm | $88/5 sess | 69219 | 9-13 | Gym
We | Nov 16-Dec 14 | 4:35-5:45pm | $88/5 sess | 69220 | 9-13 | Gym
Instructor: Gayle Dobson

BREAKAWAY SOCCER (6-12) $13/DROP-IN
Improve skills such as passing, receiving, shooting and dribbling. Work on your physical fitness while learning the technical aspects of the game. Boost your confidence with team play.
Tu | Sep 13-Oct 25 | 3:30-4:30pm | $78.75/7 sess | 69177 | 6-8 | Gym
Tu | Nov 1-Dec 13 | 3:30-4:30pm | $78.75/7 sess | 73360 | 6-8 | Gym
Tu | Sep 13-Oct 25 | 3:30-4:30pm | $78.75/7 sess | 69178 | 9-12 | Gym
Tu | Nov 1-Dec 13 | 3:30-4:30pm | $78.75/7 sess | 73362 | 9-12 | Gym
Instructor: Felicia Bartolomeo, Gaucho Fútbol Academy