About Minoru Place
Minoru Place Activity Centre
7660 Minoru Gate
Richmond, BC V6Y 1R9
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Monday-Friday: 8:30 am-9:00 pm
Saturday: 8:45 am-4:00 pm
Sunday: Noon-4:00 pm
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Set in beautiful Minoru Park, Minoru Place Activity Centre (MPAC) offers an inviting environment for adults 55 years and older to enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle. A vast range of activities and programs including registered programs, out trips, special events, health and wellness clinics and support groups are offered for all levels of ability. With an annual Facility Pass, community members can choose to join any of the 35 different activity groups that meet regularly. Complimentary honorary memberships are available to those 90+ years of age.
Minoru Place Activity Centre (MPAC) hosts a full-service cafeteria, Billiards room, wood working shop, multi-purpose rooms for programs and events and casual seating space for reading, cards or socializing. A variety of daytime out trips by bus, boat and train to special attractions, events and restaurants are offered.
The Minoru Place Newsletter provides details on programs and services specific to MPAC. Copies are available at the centre.
January February Newsletter
Coordinator, Senior Services: Heather Muter
Community Facilities Coordinator: Melanie Burner
Recreation Facility Clerk: Tammy Davies
Acting Community Facility Coordinator: Sonja Pickering
Acting Recreation Leader: Laranda MacDonald
Seniors Wellness Coordinator: Aliez Kay
Volunteer Coordinator: Jacqui Oostergo
Food Services Coordinator: David Langmuir
Community Leisure Transportation: Roop Nagra
Fitness Coordinator: Donna Bishop
Older Adults Coordinator: Cynthia Ng
Operated by the Minoru Seniors Society, the cafeteria provides meal service and snacks at reasonable prices. Hot entrees are available Monday-Friday, 11:30 am-1:00 pm and Fridays 4:30-6:00 pm. For further information about meals or catering services, contact Minoru Place Activity Centre at 604-238-8450.
* The Cafeteria accepts cash only
Monday-Thursday: 8:30 am-4:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am-7:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
January Monthly Menu
Minoru Place Cafeteria: January 22 - January 27, 2018
|Monday||Honey Garlic Chicken Breast with sweet peppers served with rosemary rice and steamed peas|
|Tuesday||Roasted Pork Loin glazed with a mandarin orange sauce served with roasted potatoes and green beans|
|Wednesday||Beef Liver with caramelized onions and red wine sauce alongside mashed potatoes and maple cinnamon butternut squash|
|Thursday||Turkey Pot Pie served with chardonnay turkey gravy, green salad and garlic buttered cauliflower|
Lunch: Baked Salmon glazed with cilantro and lime served with basmati rice and buttered corn kernels
|Saturday||Homemade Soups and Sandwiches|
Minoru Centre for Active Living
The new Minoru Centre for Active Living will open for service in 2018. The facility will include an aquatic centre, seniors centre and other recreation and sport amenities. This facility will replace the aging and outdated Minoru Aquatic Centre and Minoru Place Activity Centre as well as the former Minoru Pavilion.
The new facility's aquatic centre will feature:
- two 25-metre swimming pools (one 8-lane tank and one 6-lane tank) with accessible features an varying depths and temperatures, allowing for greater usability and flexibility in programming.
- a large leisure pool with features including a river run, spray elements and play features.
- a wellness area with two hot pools, a cold plunge pool, steam room and saunas.
- a large change room area featuring a mix of gender-specific and universal change areas.
The facility's seniors centre will be located on two floors with a lounge, full-service café, a range of activity rooms, including an arts studio, woodworking shop, billiards/games room, multipurpose rooms and a dedicated entrance and lobby.
Other features include a 7,300 square foot fitness centre offering a range of machines and equipment to cater to users of all ages and abilities. The facility will also house eight team rooms for sport field users that are accessible from the fields and multipurpose spaces to support tournaments and events.
Find out more about the project, visit: www.YourMinoru.ca