Food Services

CS_logo_Colour_High_ResolutionCedar Springs PARC is the official presenting sponsor for the seniors’ lunch program and special events at Parkgate.

 


Community Kitchen

“The quality of the food, the attentiveness of the staff and volunteers, and the general cheeriness, make for a splendid experience for the seniors who come for lunch.”  Morley L.

Wednesday Lunches

These lunches are open to all community members. The kitchen is staffed by volunteers and each menu is prepared from scratch. To view the dates of lunches and more, please visit our Seniors’ events page. Lunch purchases are processed through our front desk.

When: Wednesday, 11:30am-12:30pm (as of Sept 2017)

Please note that our Monday lunch service is closed for the month of July. In August our kitchen is used for the kids’ programs and our lunch and coffee volunteers get a well deserved summer break. All lunch and coffee services resume again on September 8.

Cost:

  • Full meal including dessert and coffee/tea $8 non member/$6 for Seniors’ Centre membership holder
  • Family/one adult and up to 2 kids $10
  • Bowl of soup $4
  • Sandwich $4

community kitchen-1613Volunteers are always welcome in the Community Kitchen.  For more information, check out our volunteer opportunities.

Diners’ Club

Tired of eating alone? Having difficulty preparing your own meals? Enjoy a hot meal in the warmth and companionship of others. The Diners’ Congregate Meal Program is served by volunteers, and local transportation is available on Parkgate’s 20-seat passenger bus. Be sure to request transportation when you make your reservation; pick-ups are at 4:30pm at the Atrium, Lions Manor, and Roche Point Towers.

Sponsored by Vancouver Coastal Health 

When: Tuesday, 5 – 6pm

Cost:   $6 includes soup/main course/vegetables and coffee or tea

You must make a reservation by 10am on the day of the dinner. To make a reservation, contact Program Assistant at 604-904-6483. Take-home dinners may also be ordered.

“I have made some wonderful friends and connections with the seniors in my community and I will cherish this experience.” (Hilary N. – A volunteer at the Diners’ Club)

 

Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need a Seniors' Centre Membership to participate in seniors programs?

Yes. The annual membership fee is $30. All proceeds of this membership go directly to seniors’ programs and is a way of showing support for the Parkgate Seniors’ Centre.  As of January 2015 also all seniors attending drop in games programs at Parkgate will have to purchase an annual membership. Why?

  • Membership is only 8 cents per day.
  • Membership allows us to keep registration costs down.
  • Membership allows us to show community need in order to apply for funding.
  • Members receive the following benefits:
    • discounts on all registered programs, out trips, special events and lunches,
    • access to drop in games programs with coffee and baked goods (purchase punch card) and
    • members light lunch and learn.
Why do I need a fitness pass for some programs?

Some programs for seniors that operate out of Parkgate Community Centre are North Vancouver Recreation Commission programs. Programs like Cardio Rehab require a special membership, while others require a valid NVRC fitness membership.

What is included with a membership to Parkgate Community Services Society?

As a member of Parkgate Community Services Society you are entitled to vote at the Annual General Meeting and you will receive periodical newsletters. A healthy membership assists the society when it is seeking funding for programs and services. There are no obligations or costs associated with being a member of the society. To become a member of PCSS, please complete and return the Membership Application form to Parkgate Community Centre in person, by mail or fax.

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