All safety protocols will be followed. Masks ARE MANDATORY. Instructor may remove mask when teaching. For inquiries contact Lisa Quay:


Instructor: Jackie Krystal
For people who have ONLY played virtually, or who have not played in person for a long time and are feeling rusty – get acquainted with the procedures of in-person play. From building and cutting the walls to dealing, the Charleston, and other facets, come learn the differences between live and computer play. Mah jongg sets and NMJL cards provided.
Thursday 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Class cancelled for January-February. Interested for a later date? Contact or 604-638-7283

Instructor: Jackie Krystal
Learn to play the Canasta League of America version of this popular card game. Course will include dealing, scoring, introduction to special hands, signaling, and strategy to enhance your game. All materials provided.
Thursday 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Feb 10-Mar 10 (5 Classes)
In Person – W6002PM-P
M $85.00 / R $100.00 Register

Drop In Games

No in-person drop-in games before February 2. Check back for updates.

Free for JCC members; non-members purchase Game Time punch card $30 for 10 plays.

CANASTA at the J
Bring your 4-some or meet other players to form a table. Cards, trays and racks provided or bring your own. Contact volunteer
Bonnie Shapiro at 604.224.4343
Monday 12:30pm – 3:00pm

MAH JONGG at the J
Bring your 4-some or meet other players to form a table, using the National Mah Jongg League (NMJL) rules. Sets provided or bring your own; please bring your own 2021 NMJL card.
Contact volunteer Marion Seeklus at 604.733.3101
Wednesday 12:30pm – 3:00pm

POKER at the J
Come enjoy a friendly game and lively conversation. Dealer rotates so games vary from 7-card draw, 5-card stud, deuces wild and other. No experience required. Contact volunteer Ed Pascal at 604.553.1072
Monday & Wednesday
12:30pm – 3:00pm