NEWCOMERS

Welcome Tour

Are you new in West Vancouver? If yes, welcome to our community! Join this tour to learn about the West Vancouver Community Centre facilities, and how to find and register for activities. Tour participants will receive a Newcomer Pass with some free admissions. Virtual tour is available, contract Minori for more information.

Language support is available upon request.

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Socially Active: Making Friends in West Vancouver

West Vancouver is a growing community with a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, abilities and identities.

NEW! Socially Active Lounge

Join us for our monthly get-together for newcomers and meet new friends in your new community.

Volunteer mentors will welcome you, and answer any questions you may have about your new neighborhood or activities available to you in your new community. Every Lounge get-together has a different theme, engaging participants in fun conversation with one another!

Participants will be invited to additional occasional group activities by email.

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Any questions? Contact Minori

Email

604-921-3403


Learn Together: For English Learners

Are you a newcomer learning English as your second language? If you need some help with following instructions in our registered fitness and art classes—we are here to help! After you register for a program, contact Minori at [email protected] with your program information and your first language, and you will be teamed up with a learning buddy who speaks your language to help you in the class.

This initiative is available for all the registered classes and private training and lessons, except for swimming lessons and drop-in activities.

For more information, contact Minori at [email protected] or 604-921-3403.

This program is fully funded by generous donors to Enhance West Van.


NEW! Language Classes

Learn a new language or improve your language skills in writing, reading, listening, and speaking in the following classes: 


English Class for Second/Third Language Learners

Join these English classes to improve your conversation skills, writing and reading in English as well as learn Canadian culture and West Coast lifestyle. Classes are available in the morning, afternoon and evening.

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French Classes

Learn or expand your French language skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

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Korean Language for Everyone

Learn basic Korean communication skills with instructor Barbra Jeong! Familiarize yourself with the Hangul (Korean alphabets) and elementary skills of Korean language in the areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Persian Basics

Learn the basics of Persian in a course designed to address all four skills of the language: reading, writing, listening, and speaking at an introductory level.

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Fitness for Moms and Moms-to-be

Are you a new or expectant mom in West Vancouver? We have a number of programs designed to help you stay active and meet other new moms in your new community!

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Programs for 55+ Adults

Are you or your family members over 55-years-old and new in West Vancouver? We offer several amazing activities and programs at the West Vancouver Seniors’ Activity Centre (SAC)!

If you would like to learn more about the SAC, call 604-925-7280 to arrange a tour in English, Farsi, Cantonese, or Mandarin.

Seniors' Activity Centre Tour Information


New: Multilingual Sign in Our Change Rooms to Support Our Diverse Community – How to Keep Your Items Safe


These programs are fully funded by generous donors to Enhance West Van.
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