Pottery & ceramics

potter working on a pottery wheel

Are you a novice or experienced potter looking for studio space or courses to improve your skills? Vancouver offers numerous venues for drop-in pottery clubs and ceramics classes.

Facilities include wheels for throwing, slab rollers, extruders, and kilns.

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Find out where you can drop-in to a pottery and ceramics class at one of our community centres.

Find a pottery studio in Vancouver

The landscaped entrance of Britannia Community Services Centre

Britannia Community Services Centre

Britannia Community Centre has an indoor pool, tennis courts, seniors (55+) centre with computer lab, teen/youth centre, fitness centre, ice rink, and - for classes only - a pottery studio. The centre is located at 1661 Napier St, Vancouver, BC. 604-718-5800.

Douglas Park Community Centre in Vancouver

Douglas Park Community Centre

Douglas Park Community Centre — located at 801 West 22nd Avenue — has activities and programs for all ages, including a gymnasium, pottery studio, youth centre, fitness room, and childcare. Outside, enjoy tennis courts, sports fields, and a wading pool.

False Creek Community Centre

False Creek Community Centre

The False Creek Community Centre is located at 1318 Cartwright St, Vancouver, BC. 604-257-8195. Amenities include a dance and pottery studio, fitness centre with sauna, tennis courts, gymasium, water park, playground, and boating programs including dragonboating and kayaking.

Kensington Community Centre

Kensington Community Centre

Kensington Community Centre amenities include a dance studio, pottery studio, indoor pool, fitness centre, gym, playground, and seniors centre. The centre is located at 5175 Dumfries St, Vancouver, BC. 604-718-6200.

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Kerrisdale Community Centre includes an indoor pool, ice rink, fitness centre, gym, games room, seniors centre, and teen/youth centre. The centre is affiliated with the Kerrisdale Arena and Maple Grove pool. It is located at 5851 W Boulevard, Vancouver, BC. 604-257-8100.

Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre

Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre

Amenities at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre include a 200-seat theatre, exhibition hall, the Roundhouse Turntable Plaza, dance studio, pottery studio, woodworking studio, various multi-purpose rooms, and a gymnasium. The centre is located at 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, BC. 604-713-1800.

Trout Lake Community Centre

Trout Lake Community Centre

The Trout Lake Community Centre is located at 3360 Victoria Dr, Vancouver, BC. 604-257-6955. Amenities include an arts studio, pottery studio, music room, performing arts studio, fitness centre, indoor cycling, gym, ice rink, and outdoor festival plaza.

West Point Grey Community Centre

The West Point Grey Community Centre has a pottery studio, fitness centre, tennis courts, gym, computer lab, games room, and playground. The centre is affiliated with Jericho Arts Centre, Jericho Hill Centre, Aberthau Mansion, and Lord Byng Pool. The West Point Grey Community Centre is located at 4397 W 2nd Ave, Vancouver, BC. 604-257-8140.

West End Community Centre in Vancouver

West End Community Centre

Amenities include a dance studio, pottery studio, fitness centre, indoor cycling, ice rink, racquetball/squash courts, and teen/youth centre. The West End Community Centre is affiliated with Barclay Manor and is located at 870 Denman St, Vancouver, BC. 604-257-8333.

Pottery resources

Potters Guild of British Columbia 
1359 Cartwright St.
Vancouver, BC V6H 3R7
604-699-3606
generalinfo@bcpotters.com

Kensington Potter's Club
5175 Dumfries St.
Vancouver, BC V5P 3A2
604-718-6200

West End Pottery Club
c/o 870 Denman St.
Vancouver, BC V6G 2L8
604-257-8333

West Point Grey Potters
c/o 4397 West 2nd Ave.
Vancouver, BC V6R 1K4
604-257-8140