Roundhouse Arts and Recreation Centre

Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre

COVID-19 update: suspended programs

Indoor group fitness activities including yoga, martial arts, dance, and aerobics where physical distancing cannot be maintained and where people are increasing their heart rate are temporarily suspended in response to Public Health Orders.

Programs that are still operating include art, music, and social programs.

If your program is suspended, we will contact you. You can also check your account for program schedules or call your community centre for more information.

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Community centres reopened in a phased approach on September 8.

Programs and services focus on children, youth, seniors, and food security. Registration dates vary.

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Masks are mandatory in our facilities at all the times with the exception of those under the age of 12. Masks may be temporarily removed when participating in sports and ?tness. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided at the front desk.

Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre – located in downtown Vancouver's Yaletown neighbourhood – is a historic railway complex with arts, crafts, and leisure spaces.

Our facility has after-school child care; dance, pottery, and woodworking studios; a gymnasium; multi-purpose rooms; exhibition space; and a 200-seat theatre. We are also home to Engine 374, a locomotive that pulled the first trans-continental passenger train across Canada and into Vancouver in 1887.

Register for recreation programs and services

Our registration and reservation?system is easy to navigate and helps you plan, track, and manage all your recreation requests in one place.?

If you are a new user, setting up your account is easy with an email address. Just create a password, complete your profile, and you’re ready to go.?

Make your online registration experience more enjoyable. Get registration tips.

Hours, location, contact info

Get Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre and office hours. Find out where we are located and how to contact us.

Engine 374

Engine 374, the first trans-continental passenger train to Vancouver, is displayed in a glass pavilion at the Roundhouse.


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Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre

The Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre is jointly operated by the Vancouver Park Board and the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Society (RCARS).

RCARS's mandate for The Roundhouse is to be both a centre for community cultural development, and a community source for recreational activities for all ages, by exploring issues, taking risks, and striving to bring people together in new ways to explore what is important to them.

About the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Society