Children's Amenities

Thrive Family Centre
West Vancouver Community Centre, Family Place room
2121 Marine Drive


Thrive Family Centre

Thrive Family Centre offers a family drop-in program where you can play, learn and connect with your children from birth to six years. Enjoy child-led play, crafts, songs and stories—all designed to nurture positive connection and support healthy child development. Come have a coffee or tea and a healthy snack while interacting with other parents, grandparents and caregivers in a welcoming and caring environment. Our staff offer support resources and referrals to give you all the support you need to ensure a healthy start in life for your child. The program is operated by Family Services of the North Shore. Come by for a visit today.

Hours of operation (September 17–December 21; January 7–March 15):
Monday to Friday
9 a.m. –11:30 a.m.

No cost. Snacks are provided.


North Shore Childcare Resources
Provides information to parents on child care, and early childhood development programs and services to enhance your children’s and family’s quality of life.


North Shore Community Resources


Vancouver Coastal Health Services
West Vancouver Community Centre
2121 Marine Drive

Offering comprehensive health services for your infant including healthy living tips, vision and hearing testing, dental resources and immunization.

Programs Activities

Visit the Leisure Guide's Early Years section and you'll find a wide selection of programs to engage your young ones.

Programs for Children