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The Brock House Players is a weekly drop-in group focused on improving acting skills and presenting occasional performances.
Arts & Crafts
Brock House Society offers weekly drop-in sessions in painting (including the porcelain painters) and needle crafts, and seasonal instructor-led courses.
There is a variety of play from absolute beginner to instruction in more advanced Bridge techniques.
Brock House Society has an open computer lab and offers hands-on assistance at the weekly drop-in. Computer courses are held each season.
Once or twice per month there are special events for members and guests; lectures, music, gardening and seasonal celebrations all are featured.
Fitness & Health
There are two member-led walking groups and many fitness courses including: Osteofit, Yoga, and Zumba; seasonal favourites include lawn bowling and golf.
Food service is available in the Conservatory Monday through Friday. Lunch is available from 11:30am to 1:00pm.
Come in for lunch and a movie! The cafeteria normally features Fish & Chips as the hot entrée and the films are thought provoking.
The Summer and Christmas Fairs feature products made and donated by members and others. Other fundraising efforts are held periodically throughout the year.
Billiards and Table Tennis tables are located in the basement. There are weekly drop-in sessions for other games including Chess, Mah Jong and Scrabble.
Brock House Society prides itself on the quality of moderated discussions and lectures. There are several to chose from each week.
Brock House Society offers tiered courses in French and there is a Spanish conversation group.
In addition to the musical events, there are several performing groups from the Big Band to the Monday Sing-a-Long. The Choir and Handbell groups are affiliated with, and meet at, the Kerrisdale Seniors’ Centre.
Services for Seniors
As a seniors’ centre, Brock House Society offers information sessions on topics vital to our members.
The After-Hours Dining group meets monthly for gourmet meals and conversation.
Throughout the year, Brock House Society offers members the opportunity to join seniors from other organizations on excursions to attractions outside Vancouver.
Brock House Society has a fully equipped workshop on the grounds which is available daily to our members. Woodworkers are a multi-talented group producing beautiful items for sale at our fundraisers and offering some custom services.
Writing and the study of literature is the focus of the weekly groups and courses. The annual Esther Birney Literature Lecture Series is presented in the Fall. Brock House Society also has a lending library with daily newspapers.