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Clubs & Activities

‌Dovercourt offers numerous activities for students:


  • Lion Dance Team (open to all students in grade 4-6)
  • Running Club offered fall and spring (grades 1-6)
  • Performers Club
  • Handbells
  • Choir
  • Erhu (Chinese Violin)
  • Ping Pong Team (grade 1-6)
  • Chinese Traditional Dance Team (Grade 1-6, monthly fee)
  • Martial Arts Team (grade 4, monthly fee)
  • Chinese Art Classes (grade 1-6, monthly fee)
  • Public Speaking Club (morning announcements & assembly hosts)
  • Heart of the City Piano Lessons (selected students)
  • Chess
  • Yoga Club

Student Volunteer activities

  • Student secretaries – We train grade 5 and 6 students to answer the phones and greet visitors to the school during recesses and the lunch hours.
  • AMA patrollers – AMA trains our grade 5 and 6 patrollers, who then make sure our students and their parents safely cross the streets near the school before and after school and at the start and end of the lunch hour.

School-wide Events:

  • Christmas Concert
  • Talent Show
  • Mid-Autumn Festival
  • Chinese New Year
  • Artists in Resident teaching: Chinese paper cutting, tea ceremony, Chinese painting
  • Book Fair
  • Terry Fox Walk
  • Field trips subsidized by PANDA
  • Sports instruction (i.e. curling, hula hoops, Sportball, skiing, snowshoeing)
  • Cultural events/trips such as: Alberta Opera, Edmonton Opera
  • Mandarin and English speech contests

Dovercourt Lion Dance Team

Dovercourt has an energetic Lion Dance Team that performs city-wide.  Thils team is open to grades 4-6.