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

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.

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Patty Powell Chior Director

Patti is the founder and director of both The Acapellaboratory Singing Gang, The Choral Conspiracy and two community choirs that welcome individuals of all skill levels and backgrounds to share the joy of music. These groups have become an important part of the local music scene, attracting audiences and participants from across the region.

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

Contra Dance

If you mix line dancing, square dancing, and English country dancing together, what do you get? Contra dancing! It's super easy to pick up, very welcoming, and most importantly: a lot of fun! 3rd Saturdays at St. James No experience necessary All dances taught on the spot