St. James Community Square is fortunate to offer many community programs. Click Learn More to find out how you can participate.


Paul of Tarsus Spiritist Society, We aim for the development of our consciousness and inner transformation, through study, practice, prayer, and reflection, disseminating Spiritism as codified by Allan Kardec in all its scientific, philosophical and religious principles, associated with the early teachings of Jesus Christ.

Dancing into Ecstasy

The fastest way to quiet the mind is to put your whole self into motion. The transformative movement practice of the 5Rhythms® invites you to follow your feet and to listen to the wisdom of your body

Hearts and Hounds Dog Training

Whether through Puppy, Life Skills or Specialty classes; Private Coaching ; or Day Training, Hearts and Hounds's goal is to improve the quality of life for dogs and humans through empathic, reward-based training.

NACHO Music Society

Have you ever wanted to learn a musical instrument, or have you played an instrument decades ago and wish to re-ignite that musical interest? It’s never too late to get involved in music. The Newbie Adult Chamber Orchestra (NACHO) brings adults together who now have the time to pursue music

Van City Dance Connection

Van City Dance Connection is a family oriented, Vancouver based dance studio that offers a variety of dance styles for ages 3 and up. Acro, Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz, Lyrical, Musical Theatre from Beginner to Intensive.

West Side Music Together

ince 1987, Music Together has introduced millions of children, parents, and teachers around the world to the joys of family music-making and the powerful benefits of having music in their lives. Today, classes for children ages birth through grade two are found around the world-including right here in Vancouver.

Argentine Tango Milango

Welcome to host & DJ Louis' milonga! We guarantee everyone gets asked to dance! Experienced dancers cabeceo (smiling eyes) to embrace newcomers, locals and visitors from afar to dance to the inspiring music of Argentine Tango Orchestras.

Rainbow Art School

Since 2005 the Rainbow Art School teaches drawing, painting and all different types of art to both young and old artists of all ages ranging from 4 and beyond

Young Life

We are a local ministry that is passionate about connecting young people together in Kerrisdale and Kitsilano through events, clubs and camps. It is our mission to foster safe places for teens to be themselves and express themselves.

Vancouver Wing Chun

At Vancouver Wing Chun, we practice the martial art of traditional Wing Chun Kung Fu. Skills and Conditioning classes are conducted in a non-contact and inclusive environment, with an emphasis on having fun, working hard, and training diligently

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Patty Powell Chior Director

Patti is the founder and director of both The Acapellaboratory Singing Gang and The Choral Conspiracy, 2 community choirs for any and all voices.