Overview

 

access bus-7072Programs and services for seniors are funded and implemented through Parkgate Community Services Society.

The Seniors’ Centre at Parkgate Community Centre provides an opportunity to meet the recreational, health and social needs of seniors with a variety of programs, including instructional learning, physical activity, drop-in programs, special events and bus trips.

Our mission is to enhance the well-being and quality of life for older adults living in our community by providing a safe, welcoming, and positive environment for everyone.

Parkgate Peak

This seasonal newsletter the Parkgate Peak has information about programs and services for Seniors at Parkgate Community Centre, and is also circulated in the community by Parkgate Community Services Society. Each issue provides seniors with information about monthly bus trips, programming and special events.  See the menu to the left for the Parkgate Peak.

Seniors’ Centre Membership

The annual $30 membership is a way of showing support for the Seniors’ Centre. To purchase your annual membership, please visit the front desk at Parkgate Community Centre. As of January 2015 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)

Partner Programs for Seniors

Volunteers

Volunteers are always welcome in the Seniors’ Centre. For more information, check out our Volunteer page.

 

 

 

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the District of North Vancouver through their Community Grant Programs.

 

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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