West End Community Centre

West End Community Centre

COVID-19 update: community centres

September 13, 2021: Proof of vaccination is required to participate in some programs and events. Entry into recreation centres does not require proof of vaccination, but will be required for some programs and activities. Come prepared with your official proof of vaccination and government-issued photo ID.

Learn about venues, programs, and events that require proof of vaccination (46 KB)

We are moving forward with full programming for community centres, including:

  • Easing of physical distancing measures
  • Gradual and phased re-implementation of pre-pandemic operations and full recreational programming
  • Elimination of one-way traffic flow and re-introduction of lobby and social seating
  • Phased increased occupancy for pools, fitness centres, and rinks

Mask wearing

Masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces for those 12 and older, even if you are vaccinated. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided at the front desk.


August 25, 2021: Participation in community centre programming may be affected by the recent Provincial Health Authority regulations. Program registrants will be updated as soon as information becomes available.

The West End Fitness Centre is currently closed for renovations. The re-opening is to be determined.
All of our racquetball and squash courts are temporarily closed.

The West End Community Centre — located on Denman Street — has programs for all ages and abilities.

We have childcare, preschool classes, a youth centre, a photography dark room, a pottery studio, auditorium, racquetball/squash courts, dance studio, indoor cycling, ice, rink and fitness centre with a steam room.

We are home to Joe Fortes Library and are associated with Barclay Manor for seniors.

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 West End Community Centre, Fitness Centre, and office hours. Find out where we are located and how to contact us.

West End Fitness Centre

West End Fitness Centre has treadmills, elliptical trainers, stationary bikes, stairclimbers, rowing machines, weights, and more.

West End Rink

The West End Rink has ice from October to March, and dry floor from April to August. Ice surface: 147’ x 74’.

Room rentals

West End Community Centre and Barlay Manor have spaces for weddings, corporate events, meetings, and other events.

W.E. Connect

The West End is reimagining its community hub, a space where everyone can come together to connect, relax, learn, and play.


Free WiFi is available at this location.

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West End Community Centre Association

The West End Community Centre, Coal Harbour Community Centre, and Barclay Manor are jointly operated by the Vancouver Park Board and the West End Community Centre Association (WECCA).

The WECCA mandate is to provide recreational, educational and athletic facilities and equipment for the residents of the West End and Coal Harbour. WECCA promotes, encourages, supports, and assists recreational, cultural, educational, artistic, charitable, sporting, and community endeavors. WECCA also promotes, fosters, and develops community spirit and good citizenship.

About the West End Community Centre Asssociation