July 2017 Community Newsletter

JULY, TAKE ME TO RIVER DISTRICT VANCOUVER

JULY 2017

Hello summer, welcome back to River District Vancouver! It’s lovely #downbytheriver and it’s going to be a busy month.

This month River District welcomes the first retailers to Town Centre – Everything Wine, NOW OPEN, and Westminster Savings, opening Monday, July 10th. Fraser Flats, the upcoming residential rental community, continues to generate a lot of buzz and the community centre welcomes the return of Fit4Two Fitness for new moms and moms-to-be.

There’s always something new to do or discover in our River District Vancouver neighbourhood.

MEET THE NEIGHBOURS – EVERYTHING WINE

We are so excited to welcome our first new neighbour Everything Wine to River District Vancouver.

Everything Wine is now open in Town Centre! Everything Wine’s beautiful new 16,000+ square foot concept store is the largest private liquor store in BC. With a selection of over 4,000 wines from around the world, you’ll find all the wines you know and love, plus some incredible exclusives. Additionally, you’ll find cold beer and a range of spirits including premium, exclusive to the River District location. It’s just in time to celebrate the beginning of summer patio season.

For more information on Everything Wine, check out our blog by clicking here.

WESTMINSTER SAVINGS

Westminster Savings is opening Monday, July 10th at River District’s Town Centre.

One of Canada’s largest credit unions, Westminster Savings is dedicated to providing full financial services to Metro Vancouver, now including the River District Vancouver neighbourhood. To learn more about Westminster Savings, check out their website.

RIVER DISTRICT EVENTS

SUMMER FUN OF ART ADVENTURES

 

 

Join the summer fun with Art Adventures for a series of arts and crafts for kids aged 2 to 12.

Date: Sundays, July 16th, 23rd & August 20th
Time:  3:30 to 5:00pm
Fee:  $10/person/class
Place: River District Centre (8683 Kerr St)

These fun filled arts and crafts classes are a big hit with all participants.

Click here for details & program line up.

 

FIT4TWO IS BACK

 

For all the new moms and moms-to-be, Fit4Two Fitness has returned to River District Centre with 2 new classes for the summer.

Prenatal Barre:
Thursdays, July 6th to August 31st from
7:30 to 8:30pm.
Fee is $144/9 classes or $18 Drop In
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Stroller Fitness:
FREE TRIAL – Monday, July 10th
Classes on Mondays, July 17th to August 28th from 9:30 to 10:30am. (No class Aug 7th)
Fee is $84/6 classes or $16 Drop In

Click here for the Events Calendar.

FIT U FITNESS TOTAL BODY CIRCUIT

 

Fit U Fitness Bootcamp will now be known as
Fit U Fitness Total Body Circuit and the lovely ladies, Gail and Alicia have added a Tuesday morning rise and shine class at 6:15am for those early risers starting July 11th.

Dates & Times:
Mondays & Thursdays from 6:15 to 7:15pm
Starting Tuesday, July 11th from 6:15 to 7:15am (must register in advance)

More info by clicking here for the Events Calendar.

SOUTH VANCOUVER NEIGHBOURHOOD HOUSE RESOURCE SERVICES DAY

 

 

South Vancouver Neighbourhood House (SVNH) is a not-for-profit agency working in the South Vancouver community for 40 years. They will be providing Resource Services for residents of River District Vancouver. SVNH provides adult & family, senior, youth and children programs and various other community services. Join us and discover the invaluable service they provide.

Date: Thursday, July 20th, 2017
Time:  12:00 to 2:00pm
Place: River District Centre (8683 Kerr St)
RSVP: events@riverdistrict.ca to register

Click here for more info on SVNH.

RIVER DISTRICT NEWS

GREATER VANCOUVER FOOD BANK FOOD DRIVE

 

In 1982, the Greater Vancouver Food Bank (GVFB) was set up as a temporary relief to the hunger crisis. Today, they are busier than ever trying to fill this need. Let’s pitch in and help them out. This summer, we’ve set up our big donation box at River District Centre and are accepting donations for non-perishable food items. For more info on GVFB, please click here.

SUMMER BREAK

Family Place will not be in session for the month of August at the River District Centre but will continue at its Nanaimo location. However, Family Place at the River District Centre will return in September.

Ladies Night will also be taking a break for July and August. We will resume in September with more fun filled events for the Ladies. ​​​

 

RIVER DISTRICT PROGRAMMING

Come check out the River District Centre Programs.
If you have any programming ideas, let us know!

 

Kids’ Activities
Family Place: Tues & Thurs
Mini-Yoga: Tues
Art Adventures: Jul 16 & 23

 

 

Adult Programs
Knitting Club:  Jul 9 & 23
Ladies Night: Back in Sep
Meditation: Tues

 

 

Health & Fitness
Fit4Two: Mon & Thurs
FitUFitness: Mon,Tues,Thurs
Zumba: Mon
Yoga: Tues & Sat
Mindful Mov’t: Wed

 

RIVER DISTRICT RENTAL

JOIN THE WAITLIST FOR FRASER FLATS*

Introducing Fraser Flats, a brand new rental community comprising of two mid-rise buildings featuring contemporary one, two and three bedroom homes coming to River District Vancouver. These homes will be move-in ready in spring 2018.

Homes at Fraser Flats will include spacious layouts, stone countertops, stainless steel appliances, in-suite laundry and select pet friendly suites. Residents will enjoy exclusive access to a private 6,000 square foot two level clubhouse, featuring a fitness centre, sauna and steam rooms, a large entertainment lounge with kitchen and meeting rooms. These professionally managed homes include a live-in building manager, providing support, added security and peace of mind.

To join the waitlist, click here to register.