Steveston Community Society

The Steveston Community Society is an association of volunteers dedicated to maintaining a positive, pioneer “Spirit of Steveston”, by providing cultural, social & recreational opportunities for all members of the community.

About Us

Visit the Steveston Community Centre to find out more about the programs and services offered to the community.

The following preschools have spaces available for September 2014:

Sunshine M/T/W/Th
12:15-2:45pm, $250/month, 4 yrs

This 4 day preschool will include ten theme months incorporating in house activities such as tennis, gymnastics, music, art and much more.

Moonbeams M/W/F
9:30am-1:30pm, $305/month, 4 yrs

This adventure preschool includes sessions and transportation for swimming and skating on Fridays, and other special programming on other days (Out trips, cooking, science, music, sports, etc). Parent participation required on Fridays.

Call 604-238-8080 for details.

Steveston: A Community History

researched and written on our behalf by local historian and long-time City of Richmond Councillor Bill McNulty and published in May 2011. It is a detailed account of the birth and development of Steveston from the mid-1800s to present day. Copies are available to purchase from the Steveston Community Centre for a suggested donation of $20, with half the proceeds being forwarded to the Japan Relief Fund for Onagawa. To purchase your copy by mail order, please email us or phone 604-238-8094.

Steveston Community Society Board of Directors 2014-15
Beth Ovenden, President
Alan Clark, Vice President
Barbara Whittle, Secretary
Lynda Seigneuret, Treasurer
Jim Kojima, Past President

Alan Sakai, Brenda Yttri, Cheryl Grattan, Chris Lim, Elise Kobylanski, Frances Lorenz, Jimmy Yau, Joan Haws, Johanna Stewart, June Stevens, Karen Schiefner, Keith Whittle, Lingly Wilson, Maureen Duns, Michele Cupit, Neil McEachern, Scott Wilson, Susan Epp, Tracy Paldy


Kelvin Higo

City Council Liaison

Linda McPhail

2014 Steveston Community Society Annual Report

2014 Richmond Agricultural and Industrial Society Annual Report

To register or enquire about the programs offered at the Steveston Community Centre please call 604-238-8080 or visit the Steveston Community Centre home page.

Contact Info:
Steveston Community Society
4111 Moncton Street
Richmond, B.C. V7E 3A8
Community Centre: 604-238-8080
Society Office: 604-238-8094 or Fax: 604-718-8096


Fall and Winter Hours
Monday - Friday 6:00 a.m. - 9:45 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Spring Hours
Monday - Friday: 6:00 a.m. - 9:45 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Summer Hours
Monday - Friday: 6:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Hours are subject to change.

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Employment Opportunities

Preschool Instructor

Applications are now being accepted for a Preschool Instructor I position at Steveston Community Centre. Reporting to the Preschool Coordinator or Director of Child Care Services, the Preschool Instructor I assists with the development and implementation of a comprehensive community based preschool program for ages 3-5 years and/or 2 years.
For further information, including how to apply, please view the posting: SCS Preschool Instructor position.
Deadline to apply: 5:00pm, Monday, August 18.

Oktoberfest! Friday, October 3 at 7:30pm!

featuring Rheinlander Band

Tickets $30 (incl. GST) and can be purchased at the Steveston Community Centre. Price includes a casual dinner (bratwurst and all the trimmings), dessert, entertainment and a collectible beer stein. No host bar. Raffle and 50/50. Come out and have a fun evening with neighbours and friends!

Net proceeds in support of the Steveston Playground Improvement Project

Christmas Craft Fair
Applications for the 2014 Christmas Craft Fair will be accepted for RETURNING 2013 vendors between May 6 and May 13. Applications for NEW vendors will be accepted beginning May 14. Download the application here.

Prepared Food Vendors: please ensure you comply with the Vancouver Coastal Health Guidelines for the Sale of Foods at Temporary Food Markets

The Christmas Craft Fair is Saturday, November 29, 10:00am to 4:00pm.

Steveston Community Society Scholarship

The Steveston Community Society provides an annual scholarship to each of their two catchment high schools - Steveston-London and R.A. McMath - to support a graduate who intends to pursue a post-secondary education in the field of recreation or similar program, and who best exemplifies the "Spirit of Steveston" by having a well-rounded record of service to the community. Application is posted each spring, deadline to apply is May 31.

Fitness Programs

Postural Assessment

Steveston Park Brick Program

The brochure and order form is available here.

Visit the SFAM website for full details including market dates and vendor information.

To enquire about volunteering or becoming a vendor, please send us an email or call our Market Manager at 604-729-7326 or visit our website

Educational Garden

Subscribe to our blog, or find and follow us on Facebook, visit us here, and watch our garden grow.

Interested in volunteering for the Salmon Festival, Farmers & Artisans Market, or for the Steveston Community Society in general?

If you are a new volunteer and need to register: APPLY ON-LINE
and choose Steveston as your prefered facility.

If you are already registered and want to check out the latest Steveston opportunities, visit our volunteer job postings here.

Steveston Salmon FestivalSteveston Salmon Festival
The Steveston Community Society organizes one of the largest non-profit Canada Day celebrations in the country, the Steveston Salmon Festival. "Canada's biggest little birthday party!" July 1st annually since 1945.

To find out more, visit the Steveston Salmon Festival website today.

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