Top Fall Programs for Kids in Vancouver

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Published Jan 30, 2017

Some fun activities for your kids when school starts back up this fall in Vancouver, BC

Top Fall Programs for Kids in Greater Vancouver


Boogaloo Academy

Boogaloo offers classes for all ages and levels in ballet, jazz, musical theatre, theatre arts, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop, breakin’ dj workshops and more! Of special note is their award winning Professional Division in classical and urban dance styles. The faculty of exemplary role models inspire students to achieve artistic and technical excellence while nurturing all aspects of their development.




CircusWest

CircusWest is Vancouver’s circus performing arts society--a comprehensive circus arts centre for all ages. Located in the historic Garden Auditorium on the PNE grounds in east Vancouver, CircusWest offers children, teens, and adults an opportunity to explore Circus Arts in an encouraging, non-competitive environment.




Gateway Theatre

Join Gateway Academy for exciting classes in speech, singing, musical theatre, acting and playwriting. They provide process-based learning in which students be trained to strengthen vital skills for vibrant self expression. Whether you want to gain comfort and confidence in public speaking, sing like a Broadway star, study the fundamentals of characterization and acting, tell your story through writing, or become a musical theater triple threat, Gateway has a class for you!



World Dance Co.

Located in the heart of Burnaby, World Dance is the most complete dance studio in the Lower Mainland specializing in Latin dances plus regular dance classes. Their mandate is to provide the best quality instruction at the most affordable prices.

Kids classes are offered in Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Ballet, and Latin Dance.




Little Kickers (2 locations)

Little Kickers offers four different soccer classes are offered, each tailored to a different age group.

Their core beliefs are the “Play not Push” method of teaching soccer in a fun, pressure-free environment; and that soccer can be educational--as it can stimulate imagination and aid early development skills. It’s an approach that has earned Little Kickers numerous awards and helped them expand globally.



Canlan Ice Sports

Canlan Ice Sports Burnaby 8 Rinks is the premier recreational ice sports facility in Metro Vancouver.

At this state-of-the-art facility, they host hockey, figure skating, and indoor soccer programs for kids and adults. Facilities can also be rented for a great birthday party!




Place des Arts

An established arts centre and music school in Coquitlam, PDA has classes and lessons for all ages and skill levels—from babies to boomers and from recreational to pre-professional training.

Whether you are looking for private or group music lessons, dance classes, visual arts classes, theatre arts classes or creative writing classes, PDA has something for everyone.



West Side Music Together

Music Together is an internationally recognized early childhood music and movement program for children from birth through age 7—and the grownups who love them. First offered to the public in 1987, it pioneered the concept of a research-based, developmentally appropriate early childhood music curriculum that strongly emphasizes and facilitates adult involvement.




Diving Locker

Diving Locker offers courses that can take you all the way, from beginner to professional (and everything in-between). Scuba programs run year-round and with flexible scheduling for your convenience. Their goal is to provide not just a diving experience, but introduce you to a sport and lifestyle that will change the way you look at the underwater world in a safe, professional, and (most importantly) FUN manner!




Harmonious Music Studio

For beginners, Harmonious Music Studio offers the Music for Young Children (MYC) program. This is a parent-participation program in a small group setting, which includes keyboard, creative movement, rhythm, ear-training, sight reading, music theory and composition. For students with prior music knowledge, they provide private lessons that accommodate your child’s level and interest, as well as preparation for RCM Piano Examinations.



North Shore Music Together

All children are born musical and ready to learn. North Shore Music Together classes use the Music Together® award winning curriculum to teach Rhythm Competence and Tonal Competence to children. Come sing multicultural songs, dance to African beats, and explore a variety of instruments and props including shakers, drums, sticks, triangles, scarves, the octoband and more!



4Cats Kerrisdale

4Cats Kerrisdale offers art supplies, artwear, parties, classes and workshops.

Led by a team of happy artists who love what they do, the staff at 4Cats believes whole heartedly that art brings joy, a love of learning and makes the world a better place.




Gabriela's Movement Studio

Gabriela's Movement Studio offers high quality Ballet, Creative Movement and Art classes specialized for children from 2 to 9 years old.

Gabriela is a true believer of the many benefits that a dance education has in the development of the whole child and takes time to recognize individual personalities in order for her students to get the most out of each class.





Vancouver Chess School

The VCS maintains the highest standard of chess education for all age groups and skill levels. Led by well-respected Master, Maxim Doroshenko, the VCS is a "Russian Style" chess school with proven learning techniques, but enhanced by new technologies.

Have fun while developing problem-solving skills in a game setting!




Little House Education Centre

Little House tutoring and educational classes for children from Pre K to Grade 12. Lessons can be one-on-one, or in small groups.

Programs are designed with engaging activities and games to make summer learning fun, led by certified teachers and tutors who use a multi-sensory approach that is based on the Orton Gillingham Method.



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