How are we doing?

How are we doing?

How are we doing?  Give us your feedback! Your comments and feedback are important to us. They let us know what we are doing well, and what we can improve upon. They also help us shape future programming.

Gymnasium Drop-in Sports Schedule

Gymnasium Drop-in Sports Schedule

Summer Schedule Drop-in Sports • Adult 19+ yrs. • Priority given to registered participants. • Registered participants have until 15 minutes after program start time to sign in. • Registered participants must sign in in-person. Telephone sign-in will not be accepted. • Extra spots will be sold to names on drop in list 15 min.
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Canada Day Celebrations at Sunset – July 1

Canada Day Celebrations at Sunset – July 1

Come join us in the celebrations. 12-4pm. Free carnival rides. BBQ & Concession. Community Partners, Live Entertainment.

Sunset Summer Daycamps

Sunset Summer Daycamps

See below for all current schedules and forms.        

Summer Adult & Seniors Programs

Summer Adult & Seniors Programs

  Check out our summer programs.  Most start in July and run through August.  To learn more view our recreation guide  

President’s Message, Summer 2018

President’s Message, Summer 2018

  President’s Message, Summer 2018 To the respected Vancouver Sunset Community, I hope you all are enjoying your summer. With the conclusion of this year’s Sunset Community Association (SCA) AGM held on April 19th 2018, I would like to with great pleasure welcome the following elected board members to the 2018/19 SCA Board: Ailin Flann,
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Canada Day at Sunset-July 1

Canada Day at Sunset-July 1

Come join us in the celebrations. 12-4pm. Free carnival rides. BBQ & Concession. Community Partners, Live Entertainment.  

Summer Recreation Guide Online

Summer Recreation Guide Online

PROGRAMS & REGISTRATION Register for Summer Programs Thursday, June 14 ONLINE at 9:00am IN PERSON at 10:00am BY PHONE at 11:00am  View the Summer Recreation Guide here. ONLINE  at www.recreation.vancouver.ca IN PERSON at the front desk, BY PHONE  at 604.718.6505 ex 1. Sunset Community Centre is proud to offer South Vancouver some incredible programs to
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Drop-in Fitness Schedule

Drop-in Fitness Schedule

Life is busy. If you can’t commit to a weekly program, we’d still like to see you in class! Our drop-in classes are also the perfect opportunity to change up your fitness routine or try a class before registering for the full program. Grab a friend, and arrive early – before the class fills up!
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Artist in Communities Residency at Sunset Community Centre

Artist in Communities Residency at Sunset Community Centre

Sunset Community Centre, in partnership with the Vancouver Park Board, will be hosting a new artist residency starting in Jan 2018. This Artist in Communities program builds community by making art together using principles of community cultural development and support artists working in neighborhoods to encourage a wide variety of interactions between artists and residents.
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Summer at Ross Park

Summer at Ross Park

Come out and cool down with some fun in the sun. Join us with games, crafts, and a wading pool. Wading pool is open 1:00-7:00pm. Monday to Friday July 3-August 24 Closed August 6. BC Day Family Fun Join us at the Community Centre 10am-12noon for BC Day Family Fun. Monday August 6. Ross Park
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Canada Day Community Celebration Sponsorship Opportunity

Canada Day Community Celebration Sponsorship Opportunity

The Sunset Canada Day Committee is seeking community sponsors and support for our 2018 event. All sponsors are recognized in our season program guide, website, social media and promotional material for 6-9 months, and also at the Canada Day event and on the main stage. For more information on how to get involved, please email
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Parent & Tot Play Gym (0-5 yrs)

Parent & Tot Play Gym (0-5 yrs)

Come burn lots of energy playing with the bouncy castle, slide, cars and more. This is a non-structured drop-in gym program. Parent participation is required. Drop-in $3. Babies under 12 months are free.   Tuesdays, Wednesday & Fridays Spring Session April 3-June 29 10:00-11:30 AM   Summer Session There is no gym time in the summer.
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Sunset Community Association AGM-April 19

Sunset Community Association AGM-April 19

Sunset Community Association Annual General Meeting Thursday April 19, 2018 7:00-9:00pm We want you to VOLUNTEER for the Board!   Strong communities rely on their own resources, and Sunset is a strong and evolving neighbourhood with ever-changing needs. By becoming a Board Member, you can channel your ideas and energy to help identify and meet
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SCA Spring President’s Message 2018

SCA Spring President’s Message 2018

President’s Message Respected Vancouver Sunset Community, What a winter to end! Looking forward to summer; SCA Canada day celebration planning has already begun, please mark your calendar for July 1st (Sunday) 2018, if you would like to volunteer or sponsor a Canada Day event please contact a Board member or a Programmer. Your voice matters
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Spring Recreation Guide Now Online

Spring Recreation Guide Now Online

PROGRAMS & REGISTRATION Register for Spring Programs Thursday, March 8 ONLINE at 9:00am IN PERSON at 10:00am BY PHONE at 11:00am     View the Spring Recreation Guide here. ONLINE  at www.recreation.vancouver.ca IN PERSON at the front desk, BY PHONE  at 604.718.6505 ex 1. Sunset Community Centre is proud to offer South Vancouver some incredible
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Moberly Arts Centre Summer Programs

Moberly Arts Centre Summer Programs

Moberly Arts Centre Summer Programs   Amazing Shaolin Arts (16+ yrs) Matthias Klenk Looking for an after-work, after-school workout with an ancient twist. Come and learn Shaolin style martial arts from instructor Matthias Klenk, a martial artist with over 10 years of experience. Mon Jul 9-Aug 27 6:00 PM-7:15 PM 167868 FREE Acting Kung Fu
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Sunset Youth Games Room & Open Gym

Sunset Youth Games Room & Open Gym

YOUTH CENTRE AND PROGRAMS To contact the Youth staff call the front desk at 604-718-6505 ext 1. Do you have a concern in the community? Are you a youth looking for social opportunities? Want to make a difference? Contact our Community Youth Worker, Gabe Dennis anytime at 604-718-6514, gabe.dennis@vancouver.ca or stop by the youth office.
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Sunset Park Upgrade

Sunset Park Upgrade

The Sunset Community Centre was rebuilt and relocated to Main Street in 2006. The new community centre became disconnected from the park and playground, with an open space separating them. The need to reconnect and renew the park prompted requests for improvements by the community. After extensive public consultation, the concept design for the Sunset
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Winter 2018 President’s Message

Winter 2018 President’s Message

President’s Message Respected Vancouver Sunset Community, I hope you all had a great summer! Firstly, I would like to welcome our new Recreation Facility Clerk, Alisha Paxton-Judge, and MACC Programmer, Oliver McTavish-Wisdon. They both bring many years of experiences to Sunset. Also, many thanks to Beatriz Becerra, Acting Recreation Facilty Clerk, for supporting the front
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Lobby Livin’: Music Mondays & Talent Tuesdays

Lobby Livin’: Music Mondays & Talent Tuesdays

The Sunset lobby will be transformed to a living room with live performances! Board games, crafts, and a healthy snack concession will be available to make a great relaxing evening for families. Board games, crafts, and a healthy snack concession will be available to make a great relaxing summer evening for families. It is also
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Public Skating Schedule

Public Skating Schedule

Are you ready to start ice skating for fun and fitness? 5 Health Benefits of Ice Skating Muscle tone Ice skating is an excellent toning workout, helping to sculpt your hamstrings, quads, abdominal muscles, and obliques. Cardio Aerobic exercise is an important aspect of cardiovascular health, and ice skating provides a great aerobic workout. Endurance
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Fall 2017 President’s Message

Fall 2017 President’s Message

Our Vision is a healthy community where diverse cultures thrive, and where everyone belongs and feels welcome to play, create and succeed in their own way. President’s Message Dear Respectful Vancouver South/Sunset Community, I would like to wish you all Happy Canada Day! Celebrating the 150+ anniversary of Canada, also known as 150th anniversary of
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Birthday Party

Birthday Party

Make your birthday party special by booking at Sunset Community Centre with extra services such as balloon twisting, cotton candy, button making, and more! All you have to do is book online, bring the food, utensils, and accessories! Our amazing staff team will take care of the details for your party, including set-up, clean-up, and
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Story Stone Installed

Story Stone Installed

As part of the celebration of 70 years of the Sunset Community Association a former SCA President, Ken Thompson lead an initiative to mark the contributions of the community. The story stone was a bigger project than anticipated however we are pleased to see its installation. We hope community members and patrons of the community
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What Is Shaping Us? From Bing Crosby to Bing Thom

What Is Shaping Us? From Bing Crosby to Bing Thom

Sunset Community Centre has always had a strong, yet humble and understated link to the arts. In the late 1940s the Sunset neighbourhood was rapidly growing and the need was to build something new at the time in Vancouver: a modern community centre as we know it with community and recreation amenities all in one
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Become a Sunset Volunteer!

Become a Sunset Volunteer!

Are you interested in volunteering at Sunset Community Centre? We meet every Saturday to accept new volunteer applications, provide volunteer orientations, offer various training for youth to learn new skills, develop employment skills and much more. For more information to volunteer or the weekly schedule, please contact our Community Youth Worker or email us at
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Sunset Art Gallery

Sunset Art Gallery

Check out Sunset Community Centre’s public art gallery featuring local artists If you would like to submit your art work for display, please contact us at sunsetcc@vancouver.ca.

Game Ready Program and a special guest visitor, Minister Sajjan play basketball.

Game Ready Program and a special guest visitor, Minister Sajjan play basketball.

The Game Ready-Life Ready Program  (14-18 yrs) Life Ready is built on the fundamental belief that all youth deserve the opportunity to be successful in life, despite their circumstances. Our mission is to provide safe, positive, consistent place for all youth to develop and be engaged, regardless of ability, gender, ethnicity and socio-economic status. For
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Spring 2017 President’s Message

Spring 2017 President’s Message

  What a winter to start 2017! It truly makes a Vancouverite look forward to summer. Preparations have already begun for our best yet Canada Day celebration. Sunset enjoys a proud history of bringing our community together in the name of our great country. Please mark your calendar for July 1, 2017 to see your
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We want YOU TO Volunteer for the Board!

We want YOU TO Volunteer for the Board!

Strong communities rely on their own resources, and Sunset is both a strong and evolving neighbhourhood with ever-changing needs. One of those needs is for you to get involved and SCCA  offers a great opportunity to do so. SCA Board is seeking 3 new volunteer board members who know the Sunset Community. Community members with
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JOA Agreement For Public Feedback

JOA Agreement For Public Feedback

Please Note: Special meeting tonight postponed to tomorrow night Thursday February 9 at 6pm. As you may be aware, Environment Canada has issued a winter storm warning that identifies a risk of freezing rain for this evening. Out of an abundance of caution for public safety, and in response to feedback received from a number
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Winter 2017 SCC Association Message

Winter 2017 SCC Association Message

New Years resolutions are set by many with the start of a new year. This usually means that the gyms are busier! We are pleased to be continuously updating our gym to make it better for our community. If you have not seen the new equipment yet please come and check it out! There are
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Need a Room? We Can Help?

Need a Room? We Can Help?

Sunset has a number of rooms for rent. Each room accommodates a different number of people and is priced accordingly. Here is a quick look at some of the rooms we have to offer at our beautiful facility. All rooms in our centre are easily accessible and well lit by natural lighting. Whether it’s for
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Out of School Care @ Sexsmith October Update

Out of School Care @ Sexsmith October Update

A new Out of School Care at Sexsmith continues to progress. We have passed two of three stages to being fully permitted and licensed.Once final licensing approval is in place, we will be able to open registration. Please note that priority registration with be given to those students who attend Sexsmith Elementary. We thank everyone
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Vancouver-South Youth Council 13-19yrs #YouthMatters

Vancouver-South Youth Council 13-19yrs #YouthMatters

  Young Canadians must be heard! Join the Vancouver South Youth Council. This opportunity will bring youth together from across Vancouver South to engage with the federal political process. This council is open to anyone between the ages of 13-19 and living within the riding of Vancouver South. As a part of the Liberal Government’s
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The Moberly Garden is looking for FRIENDS!

The Moberly Garden is looking for FRIENDS!

The Moberly Garden is looking for FRIENDS! Do you love to garden? Do you live in the Sunset Moberly Neighbourhood? Would you like to work along side others in a community-sharing garden? The Moberly Community Garden is looking for friends who have a desire to create a community sharing space. Work alongside our Environmental Artist
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Out of School Care @ Sexsmith Update August

Out of School Care @ Sexsmith Update August

Paramjeet Munday, Preschool and Out of School Care Manager has been working hard with Board Member Deljit Paul to get all of the details needed to licensing, Vancouver School Board and City of Vancouver to start Out of School Care at Sexsmith Elementary. The process at a high level has step 1 – Space review
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Fall 2016 Community Association President’s Message

Fall 2016 Community Association President’s Message

Fall is always an exciting time of changes and restarts. I am pleased to update the community on a number of achievements by our board in recent months. •     Finance Committee re-start. •     Co-chairs for all committees. •     Successful Canada Day event. •     Purchase of new gym equipment. •     Continued
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Mosaic Stepping Stone Project

Mosaic Stepping Stone Project

September 5th, 10:30-12:30 pm – Family Wksp September 16th, 2:00-4:00 pm – Adult Wksp September 16th, 4:15-6:15 pm – Youth Wksp FREE. Learn the ancient art of mosaics and awaken your artistic soul! Facilitated by an experienced artist, this project will engage participants in the creation of glass tile mosaic stepping stones. The stones will
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VanSplash Aquatic Strategy

VanSplash Aquatic Strategy

Let’s talk about the future of our pools and beaches! The Vancouver Park Board is launching VanSplash, a public conversation on the future of Vancouver’s pools and beaches. VanSplash will help us develop a 10-year implementation strategy for aquatics in the city.We want to: ensure the best experience possible at public pools and beaches, improve city-wide opportunities
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Be A Part Of A Planning Committee

If you would like to be a part of a planning committee please  contact  the  Sunset  Community  Association  Board  by leaving a message on www.mySunset.net/home/have-a-program-idea or join us at our Program Committee meeting on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 5:30pm. For more information or to confirm your attendance, please email joe.wong@vancouver.ca

Sunset Preschool & Out of School Care Waitlist Applications

Sunset Preschool & Out of School Care Waitlist Applications

Licensed Preschool Limited spaces available in Preschool program” to add your child’s name on to a specific class’s waitlist, please fill out the waitlist application and send it to paramjeet.munday@vancouver.ca Out of School Care program at Sexmisth Elementary School We are in the process of opening an Out of School Care program at Sexsmith Elementary
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Fitness, Dance, Social, ESL-Summer Programs-Register Now!

Fitness, Dance, Social, ESL-Summer Programs-Register Now!

NEW ADULT PROGRAMS PiYo LIVE NEW! Rachel King PiYo® LIVE combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility of flowing yoga movements. You’ll use your body weight to perform a series of continuous, targeted moves to define every single muscle – big and small. We crank up the music, the speed,
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FYI from BC Hydro: Mainwaring Substation upgrade

BCHydro  is upgrading Mainwaring Substation so they can continue to provide reliable electricity to the 60,000 homes and businesses served by this substation over the next 30 years. What’s happening We’re in the very early stages of this project. We want to talk to you so that we can gather your feedback for consideration before
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Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties

Throw a Memorable Birthday Party at Sunset! Want a party, but not the hassle? Sit back and enjoy the party while our leaders take care of the set-up, clean-up, and gym time activities. These exciting 2 hour parties will make your child’s birthday a memorable one! All you have to do is book online, bring
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Sunset Park set for $3 million upgrade

Sunset Park set for $3 million upgrade

  By Michael Mui, 24 Hours Vancouver Thursday, November 12, 2015 5:14:50 PST PM URL: http://vancouver.24hrs.ca/2015/11/12/sunset-park-set-for-3-million-upgrade?utm_source= http://civic.neulion.com/vancouverparkboard/ Proposed changes at Sunset Park. SUBMITTED Vancouver Park Board is proposing to spend $3 million to update the city’s Sunset Park — with new pathways, a playground, skateboarding, and a basketball facility in the books. Board commissioners are
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Book Donations FREE books to readers

Book Donations FREE books to readers

The COMMUNITY CENTRE invites patrons to assist in a new LITERACY initiative by dropping off books for young readers and adults to enjoy. The new bookcase provides FREE books to readers who will be encouraged to TAKE ONE, GIVE ONE. Please drop off your book donations to the front office. Thank you.

A Dream Come True

A Dream Come True

The Sunset Story. Read our history from 1945 to the present.

History in Pictures-Connecting with our Community Stories

History in Pictures-Connecting with our Community Stories

We used to lived at 48th and 55th/Main from 2004 to 2010. My children went to John Henderson Elementary then to John Oliver Secondary School. We have lots of fun in the area especially at the community centers where they spent countless hours of after school and Saturday classes mostly especially on Holidays. When the
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Sunset President’s Message Spring 2016

Sunset President’s Message Spring 2016

The days are growing longer and I see more people getting out to enjoy the sunshine in our parks and in the halls of the community and arts centers. Programmers Joe Wong, Maggie Li and Lorrie Wager have added over 40 new programs in this brochure to find something that appeals to everyone! Please look
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Sunset Time Capsule-Connecting with our Community Stories.

Sunset Time Capsule-Connecting with our Community Stories.

In 2008, a demolition crew fueled up their excavator in readiness to flatten the old Sunset Community Centre at Prince Edward and 51st Avenue, when it suddenly occurred to some of the neighbourhood’s elders that there was still a time capsule hidden inside the 1950 building. So with the countdown clock ticking, I hurried down
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President’s Message Winter 2016

President’s Message Winter 2016

The Winter Program guide comes out at a time when we look to closing out 2015 and ahead to a new start 2016. 2015 has seen many changes at the centre including several new staff members and several new volunteer committee members. Many new programs have been added such as the successful older adult art
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Have a Program Idea?

Have a Program Idea?

Do  you  have  an  idea  for  a  new  program  to  be  offered  by  Sunset Community Centre and are interested in leading it? We are always looking for new  program  leaders  willing  to  share  their  passions with  the  community.   Program  areas  include:  fitness,  arts  and  culture,  special  interest,  outdoor, and seniors.   Send us your comments and
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Sunset Community Association would like to recognize the outstanding contribution of Paramjeet Munday who achieves 25 years of service with Sunset this year

Sunset Community Association would like to recognize the outstanding contribution of Paramjeet Munday who achieves 25 years of service with Sunset this year

When Paramjeet started in 1990, the Sunset community was served in the old community centre. She is very well respected by all her students’ parents and their families. Some of her old students come by to visit every once in a while. Many of our previous Board members had their children go through the Pre-School
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Support Sunset Green Space Redevelopment

Support Sunset Green Space Redevelopment

    Draft Capital Plan for 2015-2018 – Have your Say to get funding for the Sunset Green Space! The City has developed the draft capital plan for 2015-2018 that reflects the priorities they hear from the public.  The City is gathering public feedback on this draft plan. Here’s how you can get involved and
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Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre

Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre

What is Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre? Located at 7646 Prince Albert Street Vancouver    View our website at www.moberlyartscentre.ca Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre (MACC) is a community arts centre that provides a place for intercultural connections, a gathering place for the community to experience the “arts in many forms”. We offer a variety
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Check out our Fitness Centre

Check out our Fitness Centre

    Fitness Centre Hours Monday-Thursday…………………………………9:00am-9:30pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday………………………9:00am-4:30pm   Summer Hours July 2-September 3 Monday-Thursday…………………………………8:30am-8:30pm Friday……………………………………………………….8:30am-5:30pm Saturday, Sunday………………………………….9:00am-1:00pm Holiday Schedule August 6 & September 3………………………..9:00am-1:00pm Canada Day Celebration July 1………………………………..closed Please note that the office closes 15 minutes before the facility closes.      

Interested In Volunteering?

Interested In Volunteering?

We have a variety of volunteer opportunities available here at Sunset Community Centre. Please check out our volunteer page for more details.

Sunset Community Centre

Sunset Community Centre

  Sunset Community Centre is 30,000 square feet, over 20 percent larger than the existing centre. Major programmable space includes a full-sized gymnasium, two multipurpose rooms, a fitness centre, aerobics/dance room, arts and crafts room, youth room and two pre-schools. As well a new passive park space to the south of the building has been
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