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Expanded Centre Hours

It’s a new year and we have new hours! Starting January 4, 2021, we are open later on Mondays and Fridays for Fitness Centre Registered Visits. Beginning January 30, 2021 we will now have Saturday hours as well for the fitness centre and registered programs!

New Saturday Registered Programs

We’ve added new February and March programs for Saturdays. View our Winter Programs 2021 flyer to learn more.

Fitness Centre

Sign up now for a great and safe workout in our modern facility. Learn more about our fitness centre schedule, fees, safety protocols here. In addition, low intensity fitness classes are back! Please visit richmond.ca/register to see our latest classes and schedule. Find classes by clicking on the BROWSE AND REGISTER button and choosing Fitness under Adults (19+yrs).

Three Ways to Register:

  1. Online at richmond.ca/register
  2. By phone: 604-276-4300 | Monday to Friday, 8:30-5:00pm
  3. In Person at any Community Centre in Richmond

Learn More:

Richmond Seniors Newsletter

Seniors Newsletter programs

Read, relax, and rejuvenate! Check out Richmond’s digital seniors newsletter. Learn about resources in your community, in addition to helpful wellness tips. Enjoy fun activities such as word searches, trivia, recipes, quizzes, and more.

Read the newsletter now:

Looking for more resources for seniors? Visit www.richmond.ca/seniors.

New Fall Programs

We’re excited to welcome back indoor classes including dance, visual arts, racquet sports, workshops and more! Download our Fall Program Flyer below or visit richmond.ca/register to see our program offerings. Details and schedules are subject to change.


Highlighted Class

Learn the basics in French Fun for preschoolers (3-5 yrs)! Explore Canada’s second official language through play, music, art and stories prior to enrollment in French immersion.

This class runs Dec 3 to Dec 17 on Thursdays, 1:45-2:30pm at City Centre Community Centre. The course fee is $16.80. Register online using barcode #51761.


Register for Programs

Three Ways to Register:

  1. Online at richmond.ca/register
  2. By phone: 604-276-4300 | Monday to Friday, 8:30-5:00pm
  3. In Person at any Community Centre in Richmond

Learn More:

If you don’t have a MyRichmond account, here is a helpful video: Creating a MyRichmond Account

Learn about financial support available through the Recreation Fee Subsidy Program.

55+ Virtual Programs

Check out the many fun, free virtual programs for seniors this fall! Weekly opportunities include a Jeopardy games session, Coffee and Tea Chats, Inspirational Talks, and more. Connect with your community and enjoy good conversations, games and music from the comfort of your home. These online programs are hosted by different community centres across Richmond. Download the Fall 2020 programs flyer below and see richmond.ca/connects for more details.

Looking for other resources for seniors? Visit our seniors program page or read the monthly Richmond Seniors Newsletter.

Fitness Memberships Are Back!

Fitness Centre

With indoor programs returning to various community centres across Richmond, the City is reactivating memberships to make fitness access and registration even easier.

Customers who hold memberships can now choose to reactivate them to access and register for fitness classes and fitness centre visits that take place starting Monday, November 2. Reactivated memberships can be used for registration as of Monday, October 26.

Memberships were placed on hold in March when facilities closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With services gradually being restored, the City is encouraging membership holders to make use of them for the many fitness classes and fitness centres now on offer.

Should an existing membership holder prefer to no longer use their pass, the City can credit or refund the dollar value of their membership for the period of time it was not available for use plus any time remaining on their paid-in-full membership.

To find out how to purchase a new membership, reactivate your existing membership, or receive a credit or refund, visit richmond.ca/register or phone the Registration Call Centre at 604-276-4300, Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm.

Virtual Celebration – Harvest Full Moon

Celebrate the Harvest Full Moon with us this year online through stories, reflections, and photos!

The full moon in autumn is the most beautiful moon of the year. It is called the ‘Harvest Full Moon’ as it coincides with the farmers and fishers’ harvesting time around the world and throughout history. At this time of year we celebrate our City’s rich agricultural and fishing history and give thanks during the harvest season through traditions, rituals, and the arts.

Celebrate the Harvest Full Moon with us online in 2020 through stories, reflections, and photos. Click here to view a lantern making tutorial video, and to learn more.

Happy Birthday City Centre!

We are celebrating our 5th birthday through special memories and photos!

Lang Centre was the primary facility to City Centre area in the past until 2015 when City Centre Community Centre opened its doors. Lang Centre is now the satellite facility to City Centre Community Centre. We do not forget our roots from where our community initiatives and engagement all started from.

In a blink of an eye, five years has gone by and we have offered many special events, programs and services. Most importantly, we have created meaningful relationships and connections with our community members, other community organizations and our members.

Without you all, we would not be able to carry out our events like Harvest Full Moon, Chinese New Year Celebration, Pride Drag Show, Concerts in the Park, Outdoor Movie Night and Youth Leadership Groups. 

All of these fabulous events and programs are supported by our amazing instructors, community partners, and our volunteers. Without these key players in our community, we would not be able to have come this far.

Thank you all for being with us on this journey as we celebrate this special day with you all through some special memories, stories and pictures. Let’s continue to build leadership, relationships, and grow together as a community!

Check out some of our favourite memories, a virtual museum, and highlights from our community by clicking the button below!

Seniors Week 2020

Seniors Week programs

Join us online to “Move, Groove and Improve” for Seniors Week, June 1-7, 2020.

The City of Richmond, Community Associations and Societies, and other Community Partners invite those 55+years to participate in a full week of fun and engaging virtual activities to keep seniors and their families healthy, active and connected. 

All activities this year are offered online. Start off the week by watching Mayor Malcom Brodie on YouTube officially open Seniors Week in Richmond.

Throughout the week take part in virtual activities, workshops, and classes. To begin with, enjoy a live performance online by the Tropitonics Steel Drum Band. Relax with activities such as music and guided stretching. Get active through guided fitness classes including yoga and low-impact aerobics.

Participate in challenges such as a virtual scavenger hunt and a photo challenge for the chance to win great prizes. Contribute advice for the Seniors Wisdom Corner to be shared with the community. For those 90+ years, take part in a special Fancy Hat Challenge and Virtual Tea Party.

Get more details and links to ALL classes and social media channels at www.richmond.ca/seniorsweek.