January 2018 Community Newsletter

Welcoming a new year: January

January 2018

It’s a new year and there are plenty of reasons to visit your neighbours #downbytheriver! Don’t miss your opportunity this month to meet and talk with the City at one of their 2 open houses at the River District Centre. Learn how to get a better handle on your money this year, attend TD’s RRSP, TFSA, and RESP info session!  Along with our great lineup of classes, check out our new Pilates class, and if you have a little one or a little one on the way, Fit 4 Two is back and is a wonderful way to meet other moms in the area.












City of Vancouver Open House

Date & Time:
Saturday, January 13th, 11am – 3pm
Monday, January 15th, 5:30- 8:30pm
Place: River District Centre (8683 Kerr Street)

Come see what the City has planned for River District in the years ahead. There will be representatives from the City of Vancouver as well as from Wesgroup Properties. More details to come here.













Fit 4 Two

Date: Starting January 2nd
Place: River District Centre (8683 Kerr St)

Fit 4 Two is back- Monday morning and Tuesday afternoons for mom and baby classes. Pregnant ladies try prenatal fitness Saturday afternoons. Sign up and see Fit 4 Two’s full list of classes here.                                                                












Pilates at River District

Date: Mondays, FREE TRIAL January 15th

Time: 9:30 to 10:30am
Place: River District Centre (8683 Kerr St)
Fee: $90 for 6 class series or $20 drop-In (drop-ins must have Pilates experience)

Come try Pilates with Marla, before starting her 6- week series. She will be guiding participants through a mat work series where individuals will learn classic exercises with variations to suit different fitness levels. More details here.












INTRAINING Along the River

Date: Sundays, January 21st to April 15th
Time: 9:30 to 11:30am
Place: River District Centre (8683 Kerr St)

Join the 2018 Vancouver Sun Run InTraining Program! Training starts in January and the run takes place on Sunday, April 22nd .

For more details and to register here













Ladies Night: Lead by Kristy Wright-Schell

Date: Tuesday, January 16th
Time: 6:30 to 8:30pm
Place: River District Centre (8683 Kerr St)
Fee: $10 per person ($5 for materials and $5 for charity- Monster and Sea.)

Let’s start visualizing! Set our goals for the new year. Kristy Wright-Schell will guide you through this fun filled Vision Board process. Light refreshments will be served.















Info Session: Hosted by TD Bank

Date: Tuesday, January 30th
Time: 6:30 to 8:30pm
Place: River District Centre (8683 Kerr St)
RSVP: bonnie.lu@td.com

Tax deadlines are coming up soon! Join TD Bank to learn more about the basics and the benefits of RRSPs, TFSAs, and RESPs. Light refreshments will be served.



See what’s happening at River District.















Dine Out: Romer’s

Date: Starting January 19th

Romer’s is excited to be participating in the 16th anniversary celebration of the Dine Out™ Vancouver Festival. Restaurants around the city will offer multi-course dinners at $20, $30 or $40*. Check here for list of participating restaurants and their menus. Reservations will be revealed on Thursday January 11th, 2018.











River District Farmers Market Survey Reminder – Did you come to our Farmers Market this season? We wanna hear from you!  Fill out our visitor’s survey here.​​​​​​​












River District Yoga New Fees – Please note that starting January 2nd Yoga drop-in will be $12 and $100 for a 10 class pass.


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










Kids’ Activities

Family Place: Tues & Thurs



Adult Programs

Knitting Club: Jan 7 & 21

Ladies Night: Jan 16



Health & Fitness

Pilates: Mon

Fit4Two:  Mon, Tues & Sat

FitUFitness: Mon, Tues, Wed, & Thurs

Zumba: Mon

Yoga: Tues, Thurs, & Sat

Mindful Mov’t: Wed