No programs require advance registration, unless otherwise specified
All programs are free, unless otherwise specified
All programs take place at the New View Clubhouse, unless otherwise specified
50+ Forever Young
Date and Time: Mondays from 1-3pm
Location: Pick up at New View, and dropped off there (if desired).
Price: No charge for most outings. If there is shopping, you are responsible for your purchases.
Registration: Limited Space- priority to anyone pre-registered.
Reach Diana at 604-941-3222 ext. 124, firstname.lastname@example.org,
or New View Reception at 604.941.3222 ext 101
Program Leader: Diana
The Program: Catering to mature members, Forever Young 50+ provides a great opportunity to socialize and make friends. Members check out available resources with regular visits to Dogwood Pavilion, Wilson Center and also go for walks and shopping. It is low key and relaxed, with no expectations to be chatty or social; everyone is welcome to operate at their own pace and comfort level.
Date and Time: Irregular Thursdays from 1-3:00pm
Program Leader: Krystina
The Program: Expand your skill set in the kitchen by joining this baking group! Each time they meet new deserts are baked, new techniques are used, and delicious treats are devoured. Krystina also talks about food safe practices which you can take home to use in your own kitchen.
Date and Time: Friday from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Program Leader: Varies
The Program: Starting once the kitchen is clean from the Pitch in Kitchen (Dinner) program, Coffee House goes until 8:30pm, and is a time for members to have fun, listen to music, play games, and connect with other members. Sometimes there will be a theme to the evening such as live music, board/card games, or watching the hockey game. With an average of 20 people attending, this program is busy and exciting to take part in. Each person is encouraged to participate at their own pace and comfort level.
Date and Time: By appointment
Program Leader: Justin
The Program: Learn more about how to use computers, ipods, and cellphones quickly and easily. Have your questions answered and practice your skills. We can help with: uploading pictures from your camera to your computer; setting up an email account; using craigslist; and much more.
Date and Time: Fridays: Prep starts at 3pm, dinner served at 5pm
Price: $3 if you help out (with prep, serving or cleaning), $7.25 if you don’t
Registration: Required. Call New View Reception at 604.941.3222 ext. 101, before 1:15pm (voicemails accepted)
Program Leader: Krystina
The Program: Pitch in Kitchen encourages members to become involved with kitchen operations by helping out with food preparation, cooking and/or cleaning up the Friday night dinner. A busy and popular night, there are often 25 to 35 people attending. Each person chooses which activities they want to participate in, and what tasks they want to do-thus allowing everyone to work according to their own comfort level. The menu is diverse, and can vary from pulled pork to stir fries to pastas and more.
Date and Time: By Appointment
Employment Staff: Donna
The Program: The Clubhouse Employment Program provides vocational assistance and can be a critical step in helping members to access community based employment. Job searching, resume creation, career planning are just a few of the services offered. The Clubhouse Employment Program can also include temporary, seasonal and part-time casual work for our members through our Social Enterprises: Suds in a Bucket, One Stop Assembly and The Crazy Cookie Company. Most services are available exclusively to New View Society members. People who have been referred through the Tri-Cities Mental Health Care Centre Assistance are eligible for assistance with finding volunteer opportunities in the community or with the TVP program. For more information on services offered, please see Our Services page. For information on how to become a member, please see the Clubhouse Intro page.
Date and Time: Thursdays from 5-6:00pm
Location: Picked up and dropped off at the New View Clubhouse
Program Leader: Randy
The Program: The Floor Hockey Team practices their skills and competes with other Clubhouses throughout the fall, winter and spring. In the spring and summer the activity switches to Baseball. With such an encouraging and supportive team everyone has a great time getting exercise, pushing their boundaries and engaging in friendly competition.
Date and Time: Wednesdays from 12:30 to 3:30pm
Activity Leader: Krystina
The Program: Help us prepare for the next weeks’ meals by joining the weekly grocery shop! With stops at Costco and Safeway, this expedition can take all afternoon, and help is greatly appreciated.
Lunch: Open Arms Café
Date and Time: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays: Prep starts at 10:30, lunch served at 12pm
Price: $2 if you help out (with prep, serving or cleaning), $3 if you don’t
Registration: Required. Call New View Reception at 604.941.3222 ext. 101, before 10:15am (voicemails accepted)
Program Leader: Mondays vary, Tuesday & Wednesday are Krystina
The Program: This hands-on program allows you to prepare food, operate commercial kitchen equipment, and learn how to cook easy, healthy and nutritious meals. Learn about food safety, gain a variety of recipes for home, and practice new skills while helping to make lunch for the Clubhouse.
Date and Time: Wednesdays from 11:30 to 12:00
Activity Leader: Varies
The Program: Join the meeting to learn what new things are happening in the Clubhouse, express your opinions, and give feedback to the staff and other members about what is going on. Everyone has a voice- let us hear yours!
Date and Time: Fridays from 7:30 – 9:00 am
Program Leader: Louise
The Program: The earliest morning program New View offers, Muffin Mornings is perfect for people who have day jobs or simply enjoy waking up early. Running from Sept-June, this program is laid back and relaxed, with people drinking coffee, eating muffins and spending their morning conversing with the other members. Louise bakes the muffins fresh that very morning, and it’s always a treat to find out which type of muffins she made that day.
Date and Time: Varies
Registration: Employment in a Social Enterprise Required
Program Leader: Varies
The Program: Owned by New View, our Social Enterprises offer supported employment opportunities to Clubhouse members. Crazy Cookie Company operates from June to Sept, and bakes artisan cookies for the PoCo Farmer’s market. Suds-in-a-Bucket is a landscaping and facilities maintenance company, and One Stop Assembly assembles and packages custom orders. Been out of the work force, and worried about going back? Bring in your resume, and we may be able to help.
Date and Time: Fridays from 11-12:30pm
Program Leader: Not required
The Program: Every week, with the help of her loyal smoothie groupies, the Club makes a berry banana smoothie, and one ‘outside of the box’ vegan smoothie. The group has tried everything from strawberry lime basil to coffee cashew. Nicole also teaches about the benefits of sneaking greens into fruit smoothies to balance the sugars and get more vitamins and minerals into their nutrition.
Heathy Living Support
Date and Time: Fridays from 1:30-2:30pm
Program Leader: Varies
The Program: This support group is designed to encourage Healthy Living and encourage positive decisions people have to make. A wonderfully welcoming and accepting group, everyone attending is looking for support and techniques to help them on their life journey, and providing those very same things to others who attend. Goals are set, practices discussed, and things are learned each meeting.
Date, Time, location: Varies
Program Leader: Advance Registration Required. Evan at 604-941-3222 ext. 201 or email@example.com
The Program: WRAP classes will help you learn how to integrate the 5 key concepts of recovery into your life (Hope, Personal Responsibility, Education, Self-Advocacy, and Support). WRAP is a recovery and crisis prevention plan that you create for yourself, and a tool for learning how to cope with your illness on a daily basis, while learning how to take charge of your own health and wellness. Developing your personal WRAP will give you the tools for the wonderful challenge of making your life all that it can be.
Young Adults Group
Date and Time: Wednesdays from 4-8:30pm
Price: $3 if you help out, $7.25 if you don’t
Registration: Required. Reach Evan at 604-941-3222 ext. 201 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Leader: Justin
The Program: Oriented specifically towards people aged 19-30 yrs old, the Young Adults Dinner and Games program is a great place to build connections, learn teamwork, and have fun while acquiring new skills in the kitchen. Everyone works together to prepare, serve and clean up dinner before moving on the Games portion of the evening. With a diverse range of games available, these evening actives vary according to the interests of attending members. The games can range from enthusiastic rounds of Apples to Apples to relaxing while painting.
Craft Club - Inspiration Album
Date and Time: Nothing scheduled at this time
Program Leader: Alison (volunteer)
The Program: We will post information about free or low cost crafting projects as they become available
2050 Mary Hill Road,
Port Coquitlam, BC
V3C 2Z8, Canada
Phone, Fax & Email:
Monday: 8:30am-4:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:30am-2:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:30am-4:00 pm*
Thursday: By Appointment only or for scheduled programs*
Friday: 7:00am-8:30 pm
Saturday: 11:00am-2:00 pm*
Sunday & Statutory Holidays: Closed
* Specific Programs may extend our regular hours. Please see our Monthly Calendar for details