Senior FAQs

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

Yes. The annual membership fee is $5. 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 pennies 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:
    • access to registered programs, out trips, special events and lunches,
    • access to drop in games programs with coffee and baked goods (purchase punch card) and
    • special members’ rate at Wednesday Eat Local lunches..
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.

How do I register for programs?

Online: Register online with a Visa or Mastercard, and use your family Playcard account number and PIN to log into the site. These numbers can be found at the end of any receipt you have received from us. If you do not have this information, the Parkgate front desk staff will be happy to provide it to you.

By phone: to register by phone, you will need a credit card, and your family Playcard account number and PIN to register.

  • Call Customer Call Centre at 604-987-7529, Monday to Friday from 8:30am-6:30pm, to register by speaking with a customer service representative.
  • Call 604-983-6350 to register at Parkgate Community Centre at the front desk.

In-person: Visit the Parkgate Community Centre during office hours for in-person registration:

Monday to Friday               6:15am – 9:15pm
Saturday and Sunday        8:15am – 5:15pm

You may also register in-person at any North Vancouver Community recCentre facility.

For more information visit our Register page.

What volunteer roles are available in the Seniors’ Centre?

Check out our Volunteer page for information on volunteer roles available at Parkgate Community Centre.