Thompson

Special Events

Thompson Community Association, in partnership with the City of Richmond, provides a variety of special events for the community to participate in and enjoy.

Move for Health Week Events

Thompson Community Centre will be offering 6 free events during Move for Health Week, May 5-10.  Please call us at 604-238-8422 to register or for more information.

Event Name: Dance Moves Fitness
Date: Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Thompson Community Centre
5151 Granville Avenue
Richmond, BC
Ages:  13 yrs and over   
Admission: Free
Registration: Pre-registration is not required.
Details: Listen to great music and get fit at the same time.  Come out and enjoy this fun dance aerobis class.  This class is suitable for all levels.
Event Name: Proper Posture, Healthy Spine
Date: Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Location: Thompson Community Centre
5151 Granville Avenue
Richmond, BC
Ages:  13 yrs and over  
Admission: Free
Registration: Pre-registration is required.  Please call Thompson Community Centre at 604-238-8422 to register.  The barcode for this program is 644208.
Details: The following Topics will be covered by Dr. Natalie Siu, a local family chiropractor:
-How your posture affects your spinal cord
-Proper posture & ergonomics during daily activities
-Demonstration & opportunities to participate in simple stretches and postural exercises you can incorporate into your day.
Event Name: Eating Disorders and Exercise
Date: Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Time: 10:00 - 11:30 am
Location: Thompson Community Centre
5151 Granville Avenue
Richmond, BC
Ages:  13 yrs and over   
Admission: Free
Registration: Pre-registration is required.  Please call Thompson Community Centre at 604-238-8422 to register.  The barcode for this program is 580975.
Details: Do you know someone with an eating disorder?  Would you like to know how you can help?  Then don't miss this profound lecture!  Join Amy Pezzente, an expert in eating disorder recovery, as she discusses:
-Her personal struggle with eating disorders
-Eating disorder myths and facts
-how to spot signs and symptoms
-how to approach someone you suspect has an eating disorder
-where to go for help
-and more...
Event Name: Yoga - Children
Date: Thursday, May 8, 2014
Time: 5:00 - 5:45 pm
Location: Thompson Community Centre
5151 Granville Avenue
Richmond, BC
Ages:  6-10 yrs 
Admission: Free
Registration: Pre-registration is required.  Please call Thompson Community Centre at 604-238-8422 to register.  The barcode for this program is 642858.
Details: This will be a fun, introductory class that will incorporate poses, breathing techniques and positive affirmations.  This class will also improve coordination, strength and flexibility for sports and other activities.
Event Name: Get on the Ball
Date: Friday, May 9, 2014
Time: 9:15 - 10:15 am
Location: Thompson Community Centre
5151 Granville Avenue
Richmond, BC
Ages:  13 yrs and over    
Admission: Free
Registration: Pre-registration is not required.
Details:

Learn how to use the exercise ball to condition core muscles, and improve balance, posture, strength and flexibility for all round results. 

Event Name: Sugar vs. Fat:  The Obesity Paradox
Date: Friday, May 9, 2014
Time: 10:00 - 11:30 am
Location: Thompson Community Centre
5151 Granville Avenue
Richmond, BC
Ages:   13 yrs and over    
Admission: Free
Registration: Pre-registration is required.  Please call Thompson Community Centre at 604-238-8422 to register.  The barcode for this program is 580975.
Details: Back by popular demand, this presentation by UBC Professor in Public Health Dr. Mathias, will talk about the effects of certain foods on the metabolic system, and how they contribute to other health conditions, from weight problems to heart disease, dementia risk and more.

For an up to date special events listing, visit the Calendar of Community Events. For more information on these and other Thompson Community Centre events, call 604-238-8422.

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