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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).

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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

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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.

Omer’s Guide to HIgh School


Are you new to high school or just looking for some tips around high school life? Check out this Guide to High School written by one of our recent graduated youth, Omer Salman!

In 2018, Omer Salman started volunteering at City Centre as a member of Beta U. Beta U is one of City Centre’s youth leadership teams focused on creating youth-led initiatives around business, and entrepreneurship.

In 2019, Omer was elected one of the captains of Beta U. Putting in extra volunteer hours, Omer and his team overhauled the structure of Beta U, and made sure the group was a safe and engaging place for his members. He led events like the Thin Ice and Thicc Ice youth skates, and Beta U’s Case Competition in the winter of 2020. He is also one of the recipients of the 2020 City Centre Youth Scholarship! Now, Omer is a first year student at the University of British Columbia and is well on his way towards his next career!

Check out Omer’s Guide to High School below!

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Fitness Centre Reopening

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We’re open! Come workout in our bright and modern 4,000 square foot fitness centre today. Health and safety protocols are in place to help reduce the transmission of COVID-19. This includes limiting facility occupancy, increasing cleaning, and requiring advanced registration for fitness visits.

Ready to Book a Time?

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Moving Outdoor Programs Indoors!

Zumba Class

Outdoor programs are moving indoors! City Centre will be offering a limited selection of registered programs starting October 19, 2020. Registration opens October 13, 2020 at 10:00am.

Programs are available for Preschoolers, Children, Youth and Adults and include programs such as Cycle Fit, Hip Hop, K-Pop, Yoga and more!

All classes are viewable at richmond.ca/register right now! Filter your search by selecting City Centre Community Centre as your location to see all of our classes.

Ready to Register?

There are currently two ways to register:

  • Online at richmond.ca/register using your MyRichmond account⁠.
  • By phone through the Registration Call Centre at 604-276-4300, Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5pm⁠

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

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!

Pride Webinar Series

Join us for City Centre Community Centre’s Pride Webinar Series, facilitated by Cicely Belle Blain. This online webinar is FREE but registration is required. Cicely is the CEO of Cicely Blain Consulting and an instructor of Executive Leadership at SFU. They are an equity, diversity and inclusion consultant, activist, public speaker and writer.

RSVP now for free online webinars about LGBTQ2S+ identities and history: https://citycentrecc.eventbrite.ca

June 10, 2020 at 11:00am

July 13, 2020 at 1:00pm

  • A History of Pride
  • Understand the origins of Pride, from key figures in history to contemporary issues.

August 6, 2020 at 11:00am

Contact citycentre@richmond.ca with any questions.

Youth Week 2020

Youth Week programs

Happy Youth Week everyone! To help kick things off, we’ve re-launched the Just Like You youth magazine.

Just Like You is a youth created magazine, dedicated to other youth and for those who value youth. Our goal is to educate through the perspectives of LGBTQ2S youth by showcasing their written stories and artwork. Read it here.

To learn more about 2020 Youth Week events, visit http://richmond.ca/youthweek.