Registered Social Programs

IMG_5496Parkgate Singers Thursdays 11am – 12pm. New members with the approval of the director. Please contact Ruth Townsend for more information.




iPad Club Thursday January 9 – March 12 (5 sessions) 10am-12pm

Register for Parkgate iPad Club and enjoy facilitated learning with other older adults. iPad Club runs twice a month on the 2nd & 4th Thursday. It is recommended to take iPad Level 1 prior to or in tandem with iPad Club. Club sessions are student directed with facilitator guidance and open to anyone who wants to increase their iPad knowledge. It is a fun and easy way to stay connected. $45

To find out more email: [email protected]

Drop-in Games For Members

“Monday night Bridge has been like an extended family for me.  I have met many new people, and have shared in the births of grandchildren, the joys of special occasions, the budding of new romances…”   Paula S. (a bridge participant for 17 years with the Society)

As of January 2015 all seniors attending drop in games programs at Parkgate will have to purchase an annual membership ($5). To purchase your annual membership, please visit the front desk at Parkgate Community Centre. All drop in games are $3.33+GST. Coffee service is always included except during seasonal closures in August and December

We now offer an easy way for you to drop-in.  Purchase a punch pass at Parkgate’s front desk for 10 drop-ins – cost $30+GST. Your 10th drop-in is free!  Please note that NVRC drop-in fitness programs are not part of this offer. 


Duplicate Bridge: Stay local and join us every Monday for 3.5 hours of duplicate bridge in the Mary Hunter Hall.

11am – 3pm (We aim to start playing at 11.30, so would like everyone seated by 11.20.)

$4 for one session and $3.60 if you buy a card of ten tickets.

For more detailed information, please look at the Duplicate Bridge website:  Parkgate Duplicate Bridge Club Website


Contract Bridge Social Drop-in: Monday 6:30 – 9:00pm
Contract Bridge Rotated Play Friday 1 – 3pm
Contract Bridge Drop In – group of 4 Wednesday 1:30 – 3:30pm
Cribbage Thursday 1 – 3pm
Mah Jong Wednesday 1 – 3pm
Scrabble Monday 10am – 12pm

Free Social Programs 


Sing-a-long Monday 10 – 11am
Craft Circle Tuesday 1 – 3pm
Movie Friday 1 – 3pm
Chess Monday 1 – 3pm






The Parkgate Chess Club now has its own website! Parkgate Chess Club

Frequently Asked Questions
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.

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