About City Centre - Facilities and Programs
City Centre programs are now managed and offered out of two facilities, City Centre Community Centre and Lang Centre.
City Centre Community Centre is the main business centre for the City Centre area with Lang Centre being the primary satellite location for community programs. Excellent programming is also offered in other satellite locations that include Anderson Elementary, Cook Elementary, General Currie Elementary and MacNeill Secondary School.
City Centre Community Centre
5900 Minoru Blvd.
Richmond, BC V6X 0L9
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Paid parking is now in effect. Rate is $2 per hour.
Friday and Saturday: 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Sunday - Thursday: 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
*Hours of operation are subject to change
The two-storey community centre provides over 28,000 square feet of community space. Room rentals are available. For more information on this, please call 604-204-8588. As an urban centre, paid parking in is effect for this building. Public transit is encouraged.
- A community living room
- Multipurpose program spaces
- Fitness centre and change rooms
- Aerobic and dance studio
- Meeting rooms
- Arts studio and music rooms
City Centre is an urban facility with several major parks, waterfront trails and community facilities and amenities nearby. The nearest full service park is Minoru Park, one of Richmond's Signature Parks. See Minoru Precinct for more information on the future of this area.
#140-8279 Saba Road
Richmond, BC V6Y 4B6
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City Centre Area Facilities Map
Once the primary City Centre community facility, this facility will supplement the needs of the community now that the new City Centre Community Centre is open. The facility is part of a mixed residential and retail complex at Saba Road and Buswell Street.
Lang Centre will continue to be an important site acting as a satellite facility to the new City Centre Community Centre now open.
- 2 multipurpose rooms
- Office space
- A small lounge
Lang park is currently under redevelopment.
Monday: 8:30am - 3:00pm
Tuesday: 12:30pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday: 8:30am - 3:00pm
Thursday: 9:00pm - 4:00pm
Friday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
*Hours of operation are subject to change, please call 604-204-8588 for Lang Centre hours
A wide variety of programs and services are offered at or through both locations. Download the City Centre Winter 2017 Program Guide for more information. Please see Program Registration to register online for scheduled programs and refer to the Parks, Recreation and Culture Guide for details about programs and services, events and drop-in programs that do not require registration.
For activities, events and schedules see Fitness Schedules and Fees, Racquet Sports, Field Sports and Gymnasium Sports, Preschool & Out of School Care and the Calendar of Community Events.
Drop off your small appliances and electronics from April 18 -20 at City Centre Community Centre. Electro Recycle will have recycling bins for you to place your recyclable items in for free! We have exciting free activities coming up on the following days in our Community Living Room,
- April 19 at 3:30pm Electro Recycle will have a variety of different activities, photo booth and information on the importance of recycling!
April 20 at 3:30pm City Centre's Green Friends will be discussing global warming, creating buttons, and planting sunflowers in pots.
Volunteer Tax Clinics
City Centre Community Centre will be providing free Tax Clinic services providing by our Association in partnership with Canada Revenue Agency to assist individuals in filing income tax returns. Tax Clinics are scheduled on the following dates and times:
March 5 from April 30
Sundays from 11:00am - 2:00pm
Tuesdays from 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Wednesdays from 5:00pm - 8:00pm
All appointments are 25 minutes in length per individual(not per family). In order to provide the best service, we recommend that all clients bring all relevant documentation for filing a tax return. This may include:
• Photo Identification
• T4-statement of remuneration paid
• T5-statement of interest earned
• RRSP contributions
• Social Insurance Number
• Post-secondary education credits
Current income is no more than the following:
- For Single $30,000
- For Couple $40,000
- Do not have investment income exceeding $1,000.00
Tax return does not include any of the following:
- Statement of business
- *Rental income
- *Self - employment
- *Returns of deceased persons
- *Bankrupt individuals
- *Returns for previous years other than 2016
Lang Centre offers programs on and off-site the following are off-site program locations:
- Cook School: 8600 Cook Road
- Anderson School: 9460 Alberta Road
- General Currie School: 8220 General Currie Road
- MacNeill Secondary: 6611 No. 4 Road
- Brighouse Park: 7840 Granville Avenue
Community Art Displays
City Centre Community Centre provides space for artists to share their work with the community in the lower and upper hallways. Though submissions can be received throughout the year, a general call goes out each summer.
Please visit City Centre's Community Art Display for more information.
April Artist Exhibition
Paul Clarke was born in Southern England. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Glass Design from the University of Wolverhampton. He has also pursued Photography, Art and Design from several universities. Paul has produced works in a diverse variety of mediums such as painting ,design(http://teainspace.wordpress.com), photography,printmaking,sculpture and glass blowing and has exhibited his work both nationally and internationally. His work is held in private collections in England, Canada ,India and Germany. After emigrating to Canada and the experiences associated with this journey, Paul travelled back to Europe mid-2014 to paint full time for 1 year in Berlin creating a new body of work. Now returned with a new passion, he currently resides in Richmond and works from his studio there. Paul will be exhibiting April 1-30 so please take a wonder through our halls and see his exhibition.
City Centre Staff
Area Coordinator: Kirsten Close
Community Facilities Coordinator: Vanessa Tong-Pitcairn
Community Facilities Coordinator: Donna Vines
Community Facilities Coordinator: Senen de Leon
Recreation Facility Clerk: Melanie Archer
Recreation Facility Clerk: Monique Hewitt
Recreation Leader: Stephanie Reid
Older Adults Coordinator: Helen Kwan
Preschool Coordinator: Ines Ziegler
Youth Development Coordinator: Usman Mushtaq
Preschool Registrar: Julie Sousa
Community Development Coordinator: Zavi Swain
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