Community & Culture

2016 Little League Canadian Championship in Vancouver 2016 LITTLE LEAGUE CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIP

AUGUST 4-13, 2016

The tournament includes seven teams representing divisions across Canada and the host team from HCLL. The divisions represented are from BC, Alberta, Prairies, Ontario, Quebec, and Atlantic. The teams will include 10 to 12 year olds who will compete for the right to represent Canada at the annual Little League World Series played in Williamsport, Pennsylvania starting on August 18th.

Opening ceremonies will be held on Thursday, August 4 at 1:00pm and will include a special ceremony acknowledging a $150,000 "Field of Dreams" grant from Jays Care Foundation, the charitable arm of the Toronto Blue Jays, for the renovation and upgrade of the baseball diamonds at Hastings Community Park. The tournament will also include a special Challenger Game for children with cognitive and/or physical disabilities which will be played on Friday, August 12 at 12:00pm. The final championship game will be played on Saturday, August 13 at 12:00pm.

Circuswest in Vancouver CIRCUSWEST


CircusWest is the place to learn to fly and to make the physically impossible possible. It is a youth circus program, a professional circus company, and a comprehensive circus art training center for all ages.

The PNE Gardens is CircusWest's headquarters featuring a 13,000 square foot circus facility complete with trampolines, tumbling floors, studio space, swinging trapeze and a specially designed aerial circus training area.

CircusWest offers programs for all ages ranges and experience levels from beginner to professional. Classes begin in September and run throughout the year but registrations accepted throughout the year.

Specialty Circus Classes

Specialty classes begin in September and are offered every six weeks. Classes include Swinging Trapeze, Aerial Silks, Trampoline, Acrobalance (Main a Main), Aerial Hoop and more.

Cirkids Training Program

CircusWest core program, Cirkids, offers comprehensive circus instruction and performance training to youth aged 3-19yrs. Classes include Cubs (3-4yrs), Lions (5-6yrs), Tigers (6-7yrs), Ringmasters (8yrs&up) plus many more.

Please visit for detailed class schedules and more information.