Team-Fit Fridays

Team-Fit Fridays

Youth in the Fitness Centre 5:00-5:45pm Fridays, July & August Want to get active, stay motivated, and be healthy? Always wanted to go to the gym or try cardio machines but too scared to go on your own? Participants will work out 30-45 minutes for all fitness levels and can enjoy healthy post-workout snacks! This
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Specialty Kids Camps

Specialty Kids Camps

We have a variety of Special Interest Camps for Kids. Register now as spaces will fill up!

Canada Day Activities have been postponed

Canada Day Activities have been postponed

Dear Sunset Community Member, Canada Day activities have been postponed in light of challenging times. At this time we would like to show our respect and offer those impacted by the tragic discoveries of the remains from residential schools. On July 1st the Sunset Community Association in partnership with the Greater Vancouver Food Bank will be distributing food hampers for our community. For more information on how to register please see (Vancouver Recreation (activecommunities.com) SCA Food Hamper Pickup) Event activities will be postponed to the 3rd of September. For more information, please continue to check our website or social media platforms.

Sunset Food Hampers

Sunset Food Hampers

We are excited to share a new program starting now in partnership with the Greater Vancouver Food Bank! Free weekly prepackaged hampers are available for pickup at Sunset Community Centre. Hampers typically include fresh produce, dried goods, and household goods. Registrants are encouraged to be a part of the Leisure Access Program prior to their
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Summer Youth Activities-Join us!

Summer Youth Activities-Join us!

Come and hang out with us at Sunset this summer. Get your Red Cross Babysitting Certificate and/or join us for Pop Up Outdoors Games on Wednesdays & Thursdays.

Summer 2021 SCA Message

Summer 2021 SCA Message

Message from the Community Association The past year has been a difficult and challenging one for the Sunset Community Centre. The Covid-19 pandemic has cast a huge shadow not only on Canada and the world but on all of us as individuals. The destructive third wave of infections, however, has waned. Canada’s vaccination program is
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Canada Day Celebration Update 🇨🇦

Canada Day Celebration Update 🇨🇦

Dear Sunset Community Member, Canada Day activities have been postponed in light of challenging times. At this time we would like to show our respect and offer those impacted by the tragic discoveries of the remains from residential schools. On July 1st the Sunset Community Association in partnership with the Greater Vancouver Food Bank will be distributing food hampers for our community. For more information on how to register please see (Vancouver Recreation (activecommunities.com) SCA Food Hamper Pickup) Event activities will be postponed to the 3rd of September. For more information, please continue to check our website or social media platforms.

Summer Youth Day Camp

Summer Youth Day Camp

Runs weekly in July and August $70.00 per week The camp will focus on sports and leadership development for ages 12 and 16 years old. The leaders will be planning weekly activities involve community engagement, leadership development activities, interactive workshops, baking, team-building activities, and game shows that revolved around the week’s theme. Each week’s theme
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Sunset Summer Day Camps

Sunset Summer Day Camps

Join us for an exciting summer adventure. We will engage in fun learning activities, such as sports, games, crafts, arts and science experiments. Walking trips will be age appropriate with an emphasis on the urban outdoors. Please note: Arts Camp is located at Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre (7646 Prince Albert St). Looking for Preschool
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The Clayton Cameron Memorial Bursary

The Clayton Cameron Memorial Bursary

The Clayton Cameron Memorial Bursary is given to a graduating grade 12 student who has demonstrated strong leadership and volunteering in the area of children/youth at Sunset Community Centre Clayton Cameron was a coordinator at Sunset Community Centre. He, with members of the Sunset Community, was instrumental in re-establishing the non-profit Sunset Community Association in
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Sunset Community Association Annual General Meeting – Thursday May 20

Sunset Community Association Annual General Meeting – Thursday May 20

Sunset Community Association's Annual General Meeting (AGM) Thursday, May 20th, 2021 at 7:00 pm All members of the Sunset Community Association (SCA) are welcome. To become a SCA member, participate in the AGM, and receive updates regarding the AGM, please call 604-718-6505. Please provide your email address to receive an online invitation to the AGM.

PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER as of April 20

PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER as of April 20

  THE FITNESS CENTRE IS STILL OPEN FOR YOUR WORKOUTS All indoor group exercise in any setting is prohibited until May 25 at 11:59pm. New COVID-19 province-wide restrictions were announced on March 29th by the Provincial Health Officer (click here for province-wide restrictions) to reduce COVID-19 transmission. These restrictions are in effect until May 25,
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Summer Day Camp Job Opportunities

Summer Day Camp Job Opportunities

Sunset Community Centre is now accepting applications for Summer Day Camp positions. Summer Day Camp Project Manager Sunset Community Centre is seeking a dynamic and organized Summer Day Camp Project Manager to oversee and implement our diverse summer camps! Every week offers exciting out‐trips and engaging activities that provide opportunities to build friendships, leadership skills,
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Summer Preschool 2021

Summer Preschool 2021

Come and join our summer preschool. Instructors are experienced ECE’s with a passion for working with preschooler’s. Our program includes lots of play, educational, explorative and social opportunities. Enrollment for Summer Preschool is available now by appointments only. Please call Paramjeet at 604-718-6512 to set-up a time to register

Paramjeet Munday 30 years of service

Paramjeet Munday 30 years of service

  Congratulations to our Licensed Childcare Manager, Paramjeet, Munday, reaching a huge milestone of 30 years of service with the Sunset Community Association.   It’s amazing how time flies when you do something you like to do. It feels not too long ago I’d completed my 25 years at sunset and in September 2020 it’s
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Volleyball (9-18 yrs)

Volleyball (9-18 yrs)

Want to practice your volleying or bumping? You will be able to register for your desired drop-in slot 3 days prior to the session taking place anytime after 9am. This  is  to  ensure  that  registration  is  fair  and  accessible  to  all  youth. Modified gameplay, due to COVID-19 safety plan. Thursdays 3:30 PM-4:30 PM REGISTER HERE 
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Child Care Registration September 2021

Child Care Registration September 2021

    Currently accepting Preschool and Sunset Out of School Care registration for September 2021 by appointments only. To set up a time to register, please call Paramjeet at 604-718-6512.   Inquiring about Licensed Preschool in the Fall? We are accepting wait list application online here.

Spring 2021 Association Message

Spring 2021 Association Message

Message from the Community Association The Sunset Community Centre, as of March 2021, is still very much in the throes of the global pandemic. At the same time, the destructive second wave of Covid-19 infections has waned and Canada’s vaccination program is now underway. It began by focusing on seniors in care facilities and on
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Sunset Spring Programs

Sunset Spring Programs

Sunset Community Centre is proud to offer South Vancouver some incredible programs to try. Discover all the fun you could be having by checking out our online brochure  or clicking to browse all our programs online. You can also click on one of the categories below. Brochure copies are also available at the Community Centre.
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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 annual celebration. 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. Activities will take place online and outdoors for 2021.  Check back here for more information
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Winter 2021 Programs

Winter 2021 Programs

Sunset Community Centre is proud to offer South Vancouver some incredible programs to try. Discover all the fun you could be having by checking out our online brochure  or clicking to browse all our programs online. You can also click on one of the categories below. Brochure copies are also available at the Community Centre.
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Team Fit With Rosa (13-18 yrs)

Team Fit With Rosa (13-18 yrs)

Want  to  get  active  and  stay  motivated  and  be  healthy?  Always  wanted to go to the gym or try cardio machines but to scared to go on your own? This is a safe space for all females  identifying  and  non-binary  youth.  Healthy  post  workout  snacks! Participants will work out 30-45 minutes. The  Community  Youth  Worker 
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Free Family Day Special Event-Feb 14

Free Family Day Special Event-Feb 14

The Sunset Team, with the help of the BC Government, is hosting a free family day event this Sunday February 14th. We are giving away free take home kits with puzzles, activities, crafts and treats for you and your family. All you have to do is register online @recreation.vancouver.ca or give us a call at
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Spring Break Public Rink Programs

Spring Break Public Rink Programs

Looking for some family fun over Spring Break? Come join us at Sunset Rink for: Public Skating (all ages); Stick, Puck & Ring (19+); or Family Stick, Puck & Ring (Adults must be accompanied by 1 to 3 children). New sessions have been added on top of the existing Winter Programs. View all the schedule
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Kids Ballet

Kids Ballet

Spaces still available in both classes. Learn the basics of ballet in an UN-intimidating atmosphere. Basic ballet exercises, positions, vocabulary, and musicality will be taught while developing posture, musicality, and self expression in a fun and supportive environment. Classes will progress and culminate in a presentation on the last day of class. Please come in
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Piano Lessons with  Karen (Wednesdays) & Derek (Thursdays)

Piano Lessons with Karen (Wednesdays) & Derek (Thursdays)

Is 2021 your year to learn the piano? Half-hour lessons with a combination of music theory and practical piano playing. This is a good introduction for any age to learn to enjoy music. Cost of piano books is not included. Piano with Karen on Wednesdays – View available dates and times Piano with Derek on
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Skating Lessons Registration & Household Only Skate Times

Skating Lessons Registration & Household Only Skate Times

Skating lessons made a return to Sunset Rink in 2021, with classes for Preschool and Children running this Spring. Registration for the next 6-week set of lessons will open Spring Set 1: Online and in-person registration will begin on Friday March 26 at 12:00pm Spring Set 2: Online and in-person registration will begin on Friday
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Book your workout today!

Book your workout today!

Introducing solo fitness centre room bookings! This entire room can be your personal gym for the hour! Room 1 includes the following equipment: – Adjustable Benches– Smith Machine – Cage– Assisted Dip Machine– Dual Adjustable Pulley(s)– Treadmills – Elliptical- Pec Fly Machine– Lat Pull Down Machine– Seated Leg Press– Seated Leg Curl– Seated Crunch– Seated
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Sunset Licensed Preschool Registration for September 2021

Sunset Licensed Preschool Registration for September 2021

Sunset Preschool Registration for September 2021. Open to the public as of February 1, 2021. By appointment only. Call 604-718-6512 to set up a time. Accepting wait list applications now. Fee & requirements at registration • Registration fee (non-refundable)• Deposit (equal to one month’s fee) dated the day of registration• Postdated cheques for monthly payment
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Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver

Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver

Sunset Community Centre will be partnering up with Big Brothers in the near future to offer both programs. Virtual Mentoring with Math Mentoring (8-12yrs)Academic math support and mentorship for students in grades 3 to 7. Game On! (9-12yrs)Active play program for all self-identifying boys and non-binary youth 9-12 years old. If you are interested in registering or
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Moberly Arts Centre Events & Programs starting in 2021

Moberly Arts Centre Events & Programs starting in 2021

Making Beeswax Salves & Incense w/ Lori Snyder (12+ yrs) Beeswax salves are quick and easy, and they have many different applications, including lip balms, natural skin care, hand salves and salves for wounds and sprains. There are also many common plants that grow in our gardens that are rich in aromatics and are great
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Winter 2021 SCA Message

Winter 2021 SCA Message

Message from the Community Association 2020 was, of course, the Year of the Global Coronavirus Pandemic. It cast a huge shadow on the Sunset Community Centre and on all of us as individuals. Back in June, when the Centre was still closed, and many programs were deemed unsafe to operate, the Sunset Board set two
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Sunset Ice Rink Update

Sunset Ice Rink Update

We are happy to announce a return to public programming at Sunset Arena! Sunset Public Skating ScheduleTo view & reserve a space for public skating, visit recreation.vancouver.ca Learn to Skate Program at Sunset Ice RinkWinter Set 2  Thursdays Feb 18-Mar 25Online & in-person registration will begin on Friday February 12 at 12:00pmRegister at  recreation.vancouver.ca

Go Skate at Sunset Ice Rink

Go Skate at Sunset Ice Rink

Go Skate in 2021! The ice rink is open and offers a variety of public skating programs and skate lessons for all ages and abilities. Skate rentals are available during public skate and lesson times. Sunset Public Skating Schedule To view & reserve a space for public skating, visit recreation.vancouver.ca Learn to Skate Program at
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Sunset Community Association Fall 2020 Message

Sunset Community Association Fall 2020 Message

2020 has been a strange and devastating year, in our community, in Canada and in the world. At the Sunset Community Centre, for the first time ever, we have had to close our doors for a health emergency and to cancel one entire season of programs (last spring) and most of the next (summer). We
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Fall Program Guide

Fall Program Guide

Register for Fall Programs View the Fall Recreation Guide here. ONLINE  at www.recreation.vancouver.caIN 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 try. Discover all the fun you could be having by checking out our online brochure  or clicking to browse
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Covid-19 Safety at Sunset Community Centre

Covid-19 Safety at Sunset Community Centre

We have missed you!Sunset Community Association is pleased to resume programming this Fall, in a limited capacity. There will be a number of programs offered starting September 14 and we will be increasing our offerings, as the season progresses. This approach will allow for the operations team to adapt to the unpredictable challenges COVID19 has
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Programs & Services Survey

Programs & Services Survey

Since the majority of Vancouver community centres closed in March, the network has been working diligently towards a cautious and strategic recovery of services within all Vancouver communities. The Sunset Community Centre team are delighted to announce the return of priority services at Sunset Community Centre with a gradual rollout over the proceeding weeks of
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Canada Day Virtual Celebration 2020

Canada Day Virtual Celebration 2020

Sunset Community Association President, Bhalwinder Waraich shares a Canada Day message to the community. It’s not our usual event, but we can still enjoy something virtually.Join the Sunset Community Association and celebrate Canada Day virtually! Wednesday July 1 2:00-2:30pm The Virtual Sunset Community Centre Canada Day Celebration was a free event and includes performance, community garden tour, a contest, speeches and cake cutting!

A Message from your Sunset Community Association…

A Message from your Sunset Community Association…

Although the community centre has been closed since mid-March, the Sunset Board has been following public health guidelines, in conjunction with city standards, and we have been working on a recovery plan to ensure our member’s safety when we re-open. Outdoor Day Camp registration begins Monday June 29. The new and innovative out door day
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Are you a senior who is self-isolating due to covid-19? We can help

Are you a senior who is self-isolating due to covid-19? We can help

Are you a senior who is self-isolating due to covid-19? We can help Call 2-1-1- or go to visit www.bc211.ca. You'll be connected with a volunteer who can help with: phone and /or virtual check-ins grocery shopping and delivery meal preparation and deliver prescription pick up and drop off This free service is available to anyone over 65. Volunteers are screen and assessed according to current Government of British Columbia guidelines Frequency dependent on service requested and volunteer availability.

Sunset Community Centre Newsletter-Sign Up Today!

Sunset Community Centre Newsletter-Sign Up Today!

The Sunset Community Association Newsletter features our promotions, special events, recreation programs, services, coupons, community initiatives and more!

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.

SUNSET COMMUNITY CENTRE CLOSED

SUNSET COMMUNITY CENTRE CLOSED

Centres in Vancouver are currently closed to help curb the potential spread of COVID-19. Please visit Vancouver.ca for up to date information.

Spring 2020 SCA Message to Community

Spring 2020 SCA Message to Community

Respected Sunset Community, As I write this message, I am looking out to a sunny and bright day in our beautiful Sunset neighbourhood. Let’s hope that Spring showers us with those beautiful colours of greenery and cherry blossoms that surround the Sunset Community Centre. I would like to take a moment to wish our Recreation
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Shared Garden Plots Available

Shared Garden Plots Available

Sunset Community Garden is now accepting new applicants for the 2020 season! We have shared garden plots with monthly meetings and work parties. The next meeting is on Sunday March 29, 2020 at 12:30 pm. In the covered area in Sunset Park. For more information email the Garden Committee at sunsetcommgarden@gmail.com

Spring Recreation Guide 2020 Online

Spring Recreation Guide 2020 Online

Registration starts Thursday March 5 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 programs to try. Discover all the fun
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Homework Club (Grades 8-12)

Homework Club (Grades 8-12)

Students who attend will be put into a raffle each day for a variety of prizes. Homework Club is a space to come and get homework help on a variety of subjects, snacks, a safe space to socialize and have Wi-Fi access to complete school work. Registration opens Fridays at 9:00am before each Monday session.
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Violin Private Lessons (5+ yrs)

Violin Private Lessons (5+ yrs)

Ali Nourbakhsh Join as a complete beginner or tune up your violin skills. Students of all levels are welcome! Learn the violin in a supportive environment with a dedicated teacher, who will also provide you with information on how to get the appropriate size and type of violin. Lessons are scheduled in 30 minute time
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Moberly Arts Centre

Moberly Arts Centre

Moberly Arts Centre Programs & Events Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre (MACC) is a community arts centre that provides a place for intercultural connections, and is a gathering place for the community to experience the “arts” in its many forms.  At MACC we work on a model of engagement, facilitation, partnership and collaboration.  We create
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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. Temporarily suspended due to Covid-19. Schedule subject to change. Drop-in $3 or 10-visit Pass $27

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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Sunset Youth Games Room & Open Gym

Sunset Youth Games Room & Open Gym

Games Room and Open Gym Schedule Come hang out in the Games Room (Youth Lounge) or the gymnasium after school and play pool, foosball, ping pong, cards, drop-in basketball, or just chill with your friends. Get to know the Youth Staff, obtain resources, information, and learn about volunteer and work opportunities. Games Room and Open
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Winter 2020 President’s Message

Winter 2020 President’s Message

Respected Vancouver Sunset Community, I hope you all had a great start to the school year and wish you memorable holidays with your families and loved ones. Merry Christmas and Season’s Greetings! Looking forward to the New Year, we would like to help with reaching your resolutions. Please check out our Fitness Centre Promotions to
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Become a Sunset Volunteer!

Become a Sunset Volunteer!

Are you interested in volunteering at Sunset Community Centre? Volunteering is a rewarding way to: Give back and get involved in the community Share your skills with others Meet new people who share your interests Gain experience or learn new skills you can use in a job or other areas of your life Volunteers will
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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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WIN a FREE Fitness Centre Drop-in Pass for yourself or a friend!

WIN a FREE Fitness Centre Drop-in Pass for yourself or a friend!

WIN a FREE Fitness Centre Drop-in Pass for yourself or a friend! After your workout, return your wristband with your name and phone number to the draw box at the Front Desk for your chance to win a FREE Fitness Cente Drop-in Pass. Draws will be completed weekly. Let’s help keep our centre clean and
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Fall 2019 President’s Message

Fall 2019 President’s Message

Dear Respected Sunset Community, As we come to an end of another summer at Sunset, we would like to reflect on our accomplishments.  Our flagship Community Event, Canada Day Celebration, was another success, with a larger crowd than ever before.  We extended the venue to include our beautiful Sunset Park.  This event is not possible
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GO Skate at Sunset

GO Skate at Sunset

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 2019 Recreation Guide

Fall 2019 Recreation Guide

 Fall Programs Registration starts Thursday August 22 ONLINE at 9:00am IN PERSON at 10:00am BY PHONE at 11:00am  View the Fall 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 try. Discover all
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Sunset Community Garden

Sunset Community Garden

Community Garden meetings and work parties are held the last Sunday of each month at 12:30 PM in the covered area of Sunset Park. Come join us! For more information or an application for membership, please contact Sunset Community Association at  sunsetcommgarden@gmail.com        

SCA Summer President’s Message

SCA Summer President’s Message

To the respected Vancouver Sunset Community, I hope you are all enjoying the sunshine and the start of Summer. Our 2019 AGM was held on April 18th and I would like to welcome our newest, elected board members to the 2019/2020 Sunset Community Association Board: Manveet Lail, Dr. Kala Singh, and Kamal Raj Singh. I
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SCA Spring President’s Message

SCA Spring President’s Message

Respected Sunset Community, As the days grow longer, we hope to see more people getting out enjoying the sunshine in our parks and becoming active at Sunset Community Centre and Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre. We are always happy to hear how our Community enjoys the programs and events that we sponsor on your behalf
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Sunset Preschool 2021 Registration

Sunset Preschool 2021 Registration

Sunset Preschool Registration Sunset Preschool Registration for September 2021. Open to the public as of February 1, 2021. By appointment only. Call 604-718-6512 to set up a time. MORE INFO ABOUT THE SUNSET PRESCHOOL & OUT OF SCHOOL CARE

President’s Message, Winter 2019

President’s Message, Winter 2019

Welcome to Winter   Respected Vancouver Sunset Community, I hope you all had a great summer and memorable vacation with your families and loved ones. I wish you a merry Christmas and Season’s Greetings. On behalf of the Sunset Community Association (SCA) Board, I want to congratulate our newly-elected Mayor Kennedy Stewart, Councillors and Park
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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. Please call our front office during office hours at 604-718-6505 ex 1 or e-mail us at sunsetcc@vancouver.ca  

New Courtyard

New Courtyard

Come visit the Sunset Staff and check out the new courtyard!  

Sunset Park Upgrade Completed

Sunset Park Upgrade Completed

Relax, Enjoy & Play at the New Sunset Park! The Sunset Community Centre was rebuilt and relocated to Main Street in 2008. 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
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Fall 2018 President’s Message

Fall 2018 President’s Message

  Dear Respectful Vancouver South/Sunset Community, What a successful Canada Day Celebration on July 1st. The event was packed with diverse performances and fun filled activities. Thank you to Parks Board staff, volunteers, sponsors, Sunset Community Association (SCA) Board Members and to our great Sunset Community for all your support and participation. Thank you all
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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, Mike
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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, is hosting a new artist residency. 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. Artists collaborate with community members
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 created.
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