Gathering Place Community Centre
The Gathering Place Community Centre offers programs and services to the Downtown South community. We primarily serve vulnerable populations, including people on lower income, people with disabilities, seniors, people of diverse ethnic backgrounds, the LGBTQ community, youth, and people who are homeless.
We provide accessible and engaging programs with a focus on food and nutrition, health, education, recreation, arts and culture, and community development.
Join in the opening night of CONNECT, The Gathering Place's 9th Annual Art Show which showcases art from the Downtown South neighbourhood.
Find out where the Gathering Place Community Centre is located, how to contact us, and hours for all services.
We provide necessary services to the community, including laundry, showers, and health support.
Our cafeteria serves three healthy meals a day at the lowest possible price.
Give to an important part of the Downtown South community as a Gathering Place volunteer or donor.
We offer a pool table, weight room, games room, learning centre, library, fitness classes, community events, and more.
Learn about the high-profile community events we host throughout the year, and how you can help.
An annual membership with the Downtown South Gathering Place Community Centre Association is $2.00.
Services and programs that are free with membership are: fitness programs, reading room access, and art and music programs.
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