Please see below for Chan (Zen) Community meditation groups that hold weekly group meditation in their local communities in the great Vancouver area, Vancouver Island and Saskatoon. All faiths and levels of practice are welcome.

British Columbia

North Shore Chan (Zen) Community:

Time: Every Tuesday night 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: Lynn Valley Main Library - Program Room
Address: 1277 Lynn Valley Rd, North Vancouver
Contact: David Macdonald at macdonalddavid@shaw.ca or chanmeditation@yahoo.ca on facebook for more information.

White Rock Chan (Zen) Community:

Drop-in Meditation Sessions
Time: Every Saturday morning 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: White Rock Community Centre
Address: 15154 Russell Avenue, White Rock
Beginner's Meditation Class
Time: class held at White Rock Community Centre every Season.
Location: please check the White Rock Leisure Guide

Contacts: Marie at msabine@shaw.ca or Gavin 604-538-8472 for more information.

Comox Valley Chan (Zen) Community:

Time: Every Thursday 7:00pm - 9:00pm (for the summer months)
Location: Courtenay Elementary School, McPhee Avenue (2nd floor)
Contacts: Adrian Symonds 250-650-9055 or adrian2@shaw.ca for more information.
Please call first if you have never meditated before.
Blog: http://comoxvalleyzenchan.blogspot.com/

Alert Bay Chan (Zen) Community:

Time: Sitting meditation on Thursday at 7:00 pm
Location: Sunshine Room (across from the 'Namgis Health Centre)


Saskatoon Chan (Zen) Community:

Time: Tuesday & Thursday 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 211 Keeley Crescent, Saskatoon, Sask.
Free meditation lesson by appointment for beginner
Contact: Simon or Doris Shum at 306-955-9288 or shum88@gmail.com for more information.