TRAIN OF THOUGHT

Four people bundled in heavy parkas walk through driving snow on a city street.

Warming Shelters in Vancouver

After a late fall, winter has arrived with a flurry, and with that, the temperatures have dropped enough to open the warming shelters in Vancouver. An Extreme Weather Alert was issued for the municipality of Vancouver on November 25, 2022.

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A metal sculpture of two Indigenous warriors sitting atop a bear, a wolf and an elk, with an eagle sitting above all of them, image cropped from the top of the legs up.

Indigenous Veterans Day and Remembrance Day

The Roundhouse is closed for Remembrance Day, Friday, November 11. At 11am, please take a moment in silence to remember and honour those who have served our country, many of whom lost their lives doing so.  Vancouver Indigenous ceremony on

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Illustration in three panels. The left panel shows and arrow pointing down and a human figure dropped to the floor by a table with the word DROP! underneath. The middle panel shows and arrow pointing under the table and a human figure under it covering their head with their hands with the word COVER! underneath. The right panel shows a human figure under a table holding onto a table leg with the words HOLD ON! underneath.

The Great Shake Out!

If you’ve lived in BC for even a short while, someone will inform you that the province is overdue for The Big One at any time. Every year, thousands of small earthquakes rattle our land, some even making the cupboards

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Closed for Thanksgiving Day

The Roundhouse will be closed for Thanksgiving Day: Monday, October 10, opening on Tuesday, October 11 at 9am. We hope that you’ll be able to spend some time with your family, chosen family, or dear friends sharing good food and

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Illustration of five women stepping in and around large letters that spell vote. From the left: in front of the V, two white women hold each other around the waist, a black woman steps through the O speaking into a bullhorn, a brown woman wearing a hijab stands with hands on hips in front of the T, one white woman stands with a leg propped on the bottom of the E.

Roundhouse is a Voting Place!

September has left the building and October brings with it turning leaves and civic elections. If you haven’t already seen the lawn signs and other hallmarks of local, political campaigning, it all comes to a head on Saturday, October 15.

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30 is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a day for all settlers to honour the Indigenous children forced into residential schools, causing unimaginable trauma to themselves, their families, and their communities. Tragically, so very many children died

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Youth Programs for Fall 2022

Check out all the awesome programs for youth from September 9 – December 17. Pre-Teen (10-12 yrs old) & Youth (13-18yrs old). Programs with ** require registration. Find out more on Instagram @roundhouseccyouth, roundhouse.ca or vanrec.ca or call 604-713-1800 ext 1. You can also

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Friday Youth Night for Fall 2022

Check out all the awesome activities for youth from September 9 – December 16. Programs with ** require registration. Find out more on Instagram @roundhouseccyouth, roundhouse.ca or vanrec.ca September 9 > Games Room Fun16 > Minute to Win It Games23

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Roundhouse is open on Sep 19

The Roundhouse is open on Monday, September 19, 9am-10pm. All of our programs will run as planned. However, Afterschool Kids Club is cancelled as it is a Pro D day for all schools. There is a Pro D Day Camp

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Safety First!

We take inspiration from the sign on the old Roundhouse turntable that boldly states, Safety First. Our rooftop has been very active over the summer months, with contractors removing and installing our new HVAC units. As with many major repairs,

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How to Register

Registering for a program is as simple as:

  1. Create your Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation account.
  2. Click the ‘Register Now’ button in the Roundhouse Program you want to register for. This will take you to the program page on the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation website.
  3. Complete your registration, including payment.

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Please login when prompted during program registration.