Programs at Carnegie Centre

COVID-19 update: Carnegie

Programming remains limited and will gradually be restored in-line with public health guidelines. 

Meal service from the 2nd floor cafeteria

  • 9am to 11am
  • Noon to 4pm
  • 5pm to 8pm

Community programs

  • Various, including drop-in and to-go arts, cultural, educational, and recreational community programs. Phone 604-665-2220 for more information.
  • Community programming is also being delivered in Oppenheimer Park, view the latest program schedule (1.9 MB)

Drop in space and washrooms

  • 9am to 11pm

Carnegie Library Branch

Monday through Saturday:

  • 9am to 9pm


  • 9am to 4pm

Learn more about the daytime services at community centres (407 KB)

Carnegie Community Centre has provided social, educational, cultural and recreational activities for the benefit of the people of the Downtown Eastside since its opening in 1980.

View the program guide (3.4 MB)

Explore our programs

Seniors' programs

Carnegie offers health, recreation, and social programming for 4,000 seniors – two-thirds of our membership – in the Downtown Eastside. All it takes to participate is a $1 annual membership, and at Carnegie, you become a senior at age 40!

Arts and culture programs

Whether you're an artist, enjoy the arts, or simply want to try your hand at something new, Carnegie Centre has plenty of programs to choose from including music, theatre, dance, writing, and cultural sharing.

Recreation programs

Carnegie Centre offers recreation programs such as yoga, volleyball, tai chi, weighlifting, and seniors' events and trips.

Educational programs

Learn about Carnegie Centre's education programs and resources, including one-on-one tutoring at the Learning Centre, and the Carnegie Branch Library and reading room.


Find out what Carnegie Community Centre programs need volunteers, how to sign up for a volunteer orientation session, and the benefits of volunteering at Carnegie.

Support Carnegie Centre

Help Carnegie deliver programs by making a tax-deductible donation to the Carnegie Community Centre Association. Mail a cheque to Carnegie Community Centre Association, or  donate now using PayPal.

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