• PUBLIC SECTOR
– Mount Pleasant
– Sir CharlesTupper
– Hillcrest Community Centre
• COMMERCIAL SECTOR
– Dream Hoops Academy
– Saint Patrick Secondary
• NON-PROFIT SECTOR
– Finish Strong Basketball
– RBL Basketball
– Kivan Boys & Girls Club
Service Sector: Public Sector - as they strive to provide various services, that
include “fitness, sport, age-related programs, events, arts, leadership, etc.”
(Lunn, 2020, p. 3) for the general public, found in the fitness centre and
multiple sport programs for all ages.
Connection to SPSC 2210: Recreation and Physical Education - as the
community centre’s services “work in partnership with public, non-profit, and
commercial sectors to provide affordable and quality recreation programs.”
(Lunn, 2020, p. 5).This makes it more accessible for the demographic of the
facility, promoting an active lifestyle. Physical education is found in the
multiple services offered that teach the clientele about improving their
1 Kingsway,Vancouver, B.C.
Image of Mount Pleasant Community Centre’ gymnasium, https://vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/mount-pleasant-
5. Sir Charles
Service Sector: Public sector -The school
receives funding from the government to
provide an opportunity to students to
learn and take part in a wide variety of
Connection to SPSC 2210: Physical
Education & Coaching - Students are
offered a PE (Physical Education) course,
as well as school sports teams lead by
coaches to develop an understanding of
fundamental movement skills.
Image of Tupper’s entrance, https://sites.google.com/site/youthmediaproductionecology/youth-media-research-
419 E 24th Ave,Vancouver, BC
Service Sector: Public sector – Communities offer numerous services for the general public and are
very accessible. Also focused on aiming to provide necessities for the community.
Connection to SPSC 2210: Recreation and Physical Education – Similar to Mount Pleasant, Hillcrest
offers a wide variety of programs and “recreation is a fundamental human need for persons of all ages
and is essential to a person’s physical and social well-being and to overall quality of life.” (Lunn, 2020,
p. 5). In the pursuit of living an active lifestyle, those who utilize the opportunity given by Hillcrest’s
facilities are able to boost their overall health.
4575 Clancy Loranger Way,Vancouver, BCV5Y 2M4
Image of Hillcrest’s exterior, https://greenbuildingbrain.org/items/hillcrest_centre
8. Dream Hoops
Service Sector: Commercial – Profit based, dependent on
revenue collected from fees. “High level training, specialized
service; expected high quality” (Lunn, 2020, p. 6)
Connection to SPSC 2210: Recreation, Coaching, Physical
Education – Dream Hoops Academy offers a friendly
recreational league that features athletes across the Lower
Mainland, as well as skills clinics, where coaches guide
athletes in developing the mental and physical skills required
115 E 11th Ave,Vancouver, BCV5T 2C1
Dream Hoops logo, https://dreamhoops.net/
9. St. Patrick
Service Sector: Commercial – Admittance “provided for a cost” (Lunn, 2020, p. 6).
Connection to SPSC 2210: Physical Education and Coaching – Students here are required to take a PE
(Physical Education) class up until Grade 10, and offered optionally in senior levels. St. Patrick’s also
takes part in multiple competitive sports such as basketball, volleyball, badminton, soccer, and
ultimate. Each sport includes at least 1 coach who provides direction for the student athletes to
increase in competence.
115 E 11th Ave,Vancouver, BCV5T 2C1
Service Sector: Commercial – Access to facilities granted with a monthly membership fee, source of
revenue. Incorporation with multiple competitor gyms in the city.
Connection to SPSC 2210: Recreation and Coaching – FitnessWorld provides their members a space
to work towards an improvement in their physical well-being.With the option to pay for a personal
trainer, members are able to take instruction from a professional to achieve their fitness needs.
555W 12th Ave,Vancouver, BC
Cardio area of Fiitness World: Cambie Location, https://www.trainaway.fit/gyms-in-canada/gyms-in-vancouver/gyms-
12. Finish Strong
Service Sector: Non-profit – Subsidies & grants available
for families who struggle to avoid program.
Connection to SPSC 2210: Recreation, Coaching, &
Physical Education – Finish Strong Basketball offers many
skills clinics throughout the year, a fun experience for a
great population of the EastVancouver athletes who
share the same love for the game.The volunteer coaches
do a great job leading the participants to success!
Finish Strong logo, http://finishstrongbasketball.ca/
6810 Main St,Vancouver, BCV5X 0A1
Service Sector: Non-profit – “Profit-making for sustaining services” (Lunn, 2020, p. 8). All coaches,
excluding the owner, are past athletes who volunteer to provide guidance to the youth who wish to
improve in the game of basketball.
Connection to SPSC 2210: Recreation, Coaching, & Physical Education – Real Basketball League (RBL)
was found in 1997, and since, has successfully continued to run various camps, leagues, and
competitive clubs for athletes to improve their physical abilities relating to basketball, as well as
compete in a very positive and energetic environment.
My brother and his buddies taking part in a skills clinic
950W 41st Avenue
Service Sector: Non-profit – “Area of service that has the
closest ties to local communities, as organization in this sector
are operated primarily by volunteers.” (Lunn, 2020, p. 8)This
association strives to provide the community a platform to
connect and engage in different activities.
Connection to SPSC 2210: Recreation and Physical Education -
Year-round, the Boys & Girls Club offers families different
programs and camps to participate in at a very low cost
(sometimes for free) to help reach the needs of many.
2875 St George St,Vancouver, BCV5T 3R8
Boys & Girls Club logo, https://www.bgccan.com/en/
• Lunn, E. 2020. Course Adventure #4 – Service Sectors in
Your Community. SPSC 2210 Foundations in PE, Rec,