Clubhouse Programs

Please Note:
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, dsinclair@newviewsociety.ca,
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.

Baking Club

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.

Cards Group

Date and Time: Fridays from 1-2:30pm

Program Leader: Member-led

The Program: Informally led by a group of members, this is perfect for anyone who loves Poker. Played without any buy-in, there is nothing to lose by playing and a great time to be had. If you are interested in joining, just ask any staff working on the Friday to direct you to the group.

Coffee House

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.

Computers Q&A

Date and Time: By appointment

Program Leader: Evan

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.

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

Dinner: Pitch-in-Kitchen

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.

Employment Services

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.

Floor Hockey/Baseball

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.

Grocery Shop

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.

Intro into Foodsafe

Date and Time: Fridays from 2:30 to 3:30pm

Program Leader: Krystina

The Program: This program explores the basics of food safe practices in a hands-on environment. Krystina gives thorough explanations on the reasons behind each rule, and members practice what they have learned while helping to prepare that day’s dinner. Topics include proper handling of foods, hygiene requirements, and safe practices when using kitchen equipment.

Literacy Help

Date and Time: Wednesday from 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Program Leader: Rob (Volunteer)

The Program: Come practice your reading and writing skills. Rob meets with members one-on-one, which allows him to give you individualized help in the specific areas you want to improve.

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.

Member’s Meeting

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!

Muffin Mornings

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.

Quest Foods

Date and Time: Irregular

Registration: Advance Registration Required. Diana has the application form.

Location: Picked up and dropped off at the New View Clubhouse

Program Leader: Diana

The Program: Quest Foods sells food close to its expiry date at extremely reduced prices. People with low incomes are eligible to apply to the program (see Diana for assistance). About once a month we provide transport to and from Quest Foods to anyone who is registered in the program. If their residence is on the route home, you have the option of being dropped off there instead.

Social Enterprises

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.

Smoothie Club

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 (was Weights and Measures)

Date and Time: Fridays from 1:30-2:30pm

Program Leader: Nicole

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.

WRAP

Date, Time, location: Varies

Price: Free

Program Leader: Advance Registration Required. Evan at 604-941-3222 ext. 201 or edear@newviewsociety.ca

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 Dinner and Games

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 edear@newviewsociety.ca

Program Leader: Evan

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.

Yoga

Date and Time:  Tuesday Afternoon starting May 16, 2017

Program Leader: Julie (Volunteer)

The Program: This yoga program is geared towards beginners, and meant to be extremely relaxing with a low key atmosphere, low light and little to no talking. Simply do what you can to the best of your abilities. Julie will share her experience. Yoga is wonderful in assisting you in release stress and tension from your body while improving strength and flexibility.

More Info

Address:
2050 Mary Hill Road,
Port Coquitlam, BC
V3C 2Z8, Canada

Phone, Fax & Email:

Phone: 604.941.3222
Fax: 604.552.0849
Email: newview@newviewsociety.ca

Hours:

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