The RCD is excited about our new centre in the Lansdowne Centre – in the public eye, in the midst of activities, in the community. We hope to increase our membership base and bring services to people with disabilities more broadly.

Grand Opening Week: January 14 to 18, 2019

We have planned for a whole week of activities to bring awareness to the RCD, and hope you can join us! We have guided tour from 12-12:30 every day; as well as themed activities from 1 to 5 p.m.


Daily Program:
12-12:30 p.m. Guided Tour
1-5 p.m. Themed Activities, Refreshment, Door Prizes

Venue: Unit 842, Lansdowne Centre

Monday, January 14 – RCD Chinese Support Group
Sponsored by the RCD Chinese Support Group     

1-5 p.m. Information and Display
CSG Membership
2-4 p.m. Crafts Hands-On – Chinese New Year Decorations
Chinese Calligraphy – Chinese New Year Words
(by Richmond Chinese Artists Club)
Chinese Chess (by Vancouver Xiangqi Association)

Tuesday, January 15 – RCD in the Community
Learn and join the movement of RCD in the community   

1-5 p.m. RCD History Display
Accessible Parking Permit Display
Disability Etiquettes Presentation
RCD Membership                          
RCD Voting Membership 
1 p.m. Performance by the Richmond Advocacy and Support Committee
2-4 p.m. Meeting with RCD Board Members

Wednesday, January 16 – Skills Development at RCD
RCD provides a vast array of skills development opportunities, come and experience how we deliver these skills training, as well as the Technology that supports the programs

1-5 p.m. Display on Skills Development Opportunities
Assistive Technology Demonstration at Super Cyber Stations
Interest and Ability Testing on Career Cruising
1:30-2 p.m. Computer Class – Internet Security (space limited; first come first serve)
2-3 p.m. English Class
3:30-4:30 p.m. Public Speaking Demonstration

Thursday, January 17 – Active Living at RCD
To showcase some physical / recreational activities RCD hosts and supports.

1-5 p.m. Display on Recreational Opportunities
1-3 p.m. Table Tennis
3-5 p.m. Sing Along with RCD Singing Club

Friday, January 18 – Grand Opening Celebrations
Come and enjoy some entertainment and help us open our new centre in style!

Official Grand Opening Agenda and Program:

12-2 p.m. Performances at Kiosk Court
  • Wheelchair Ballroom Dancing (Olesya Kornrenko & Arnold Ip, Wheelchair Dance Sport Association Canada)
  • Guitar and Singing by Leon Tam (RCD member and volunteer)
  • Singing by Samantha Siu (RCD Board Member)
2 p.m. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at RCD (Unit 842, Lansdowne Centre)
3-5 p.m. Reception at RCD



For more information and program details, please call Dave at 604-232-2404 or email