Visual Arts



Parkgate offers visual arts programs in drawing, painting, pottery and more. Try our special art camps for kids, our workshops and parties. This is your chance to be creative and express yourself through art.

Click on the links below to view our current visual art course offerings and for registration. For a full list of pottery programs, please visit our Pottery Studio page.


painting-9628Art Studio Drop-in: $5.00/person (Sept-June)

Our art studio is open for adults of all levels to drop-in and use the space.  There is room to spread out, work and spend time with fellow artists.  Please bring your own equipment and supplies.

The drop-in times are Thursday 2-8pm, Friday 9am-8pm and Sunday 9am-4pm. Please call the front office to confirm that the Sunday drop-in is available, as studio may be in use for birthday party.

Have your Playcard and credit card handy to register!

Frequently Asked Questions
How do I register for a program?

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 registration details, please visit our registration page.

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