2018 Summer Recreation Guide

Summer is the perfect time to explore Surrey’s amazing parks! Plan a day to play at Hazelgrove Park [7080 190 Street] this summer. Practice parkour, play on the playground, or kick a soccer ball around, then cool off in the spray park. Pack a picnic and invite your neighbours to join you! www.surrey.ca/parks Parks in Surrey

Volunteering IN SURREY’S PARKS Celebrate summer by getting connected to your local park spaces as a volunteer. Visit www.surrey.ca/volunteer to learn more about volunteering with the City.

Activate Your Park! Surrey has hundreds of community parks, playgrounds and gardens. Volunteer to keep them healthy, active spaces for all to enjoy by picking up litter, caring for a park bin, helping with a park beautification project, assisting at community events and more. Opportunities available for individuals and groups - to find the right fit and get started, e-mail partnersinparks@surrey. ca or visit www.surrey.ca/volunteer. LEND-A-HAND Calling all elementary and secondary school teachers! Teach your students about social responsibility and the value of volunteering by adopting a local park during the school year. This free program includes an interactive

Care for Our Urban Forest!

Surrey’s urban forest has over 75,000 street trees and over 3800 acres of natural areas. Volunteer to care for them by removing invasive plants, taking care of wildlife, planting trees, improving tree wells and more. Opportunities available for individuals and groups - to find the right fit and get started, e-mail stewardship@ surrey.ca or call 604-501-5132. NATURE WORK PARTIES FREE DROP-IN Drop in for the day to remove invasive plants and prepare parks for planting in the fall! Meet new people, earn volunteer hours, and give back to your community. All ages, tools and training provided. Check www.surrey.ca/parks for dates, times, and locations.

in-class orientation and all litter pick-up supplies. To register your class, please call 604-501-5050 or email partnersinparks@surrey.ca.

Join the Surrey Youth Stewardship Squad (SYSS) Are you a high school-aged youth looking for volunteer experience in nature? Care for the environment with our youth volunteer group! Plant trees and shrubs, help wildlife, plan environmental projects and more! For all opportunities, training and tools will be provided. Contact stewardship@surrey.ca or 604-501-5167 for more information.

Dog Off-Leash Areas Leashing your dog is one of the easiest things you can do to help take care of our parks and keep them welcoming spaces for other visitors and wildlife. Want to let fido run free? Bring him to one of these designated off-leash areas in a park near you!

TAKE THE STORM DRA IN 45 DAY CHALLENGE July 1 – August 15 A storm drain a day keeps pollution away



Town Centre

Blackie Spit Park

3136 McBride Avenue South Surrey 13591 Crestview Drive Whalley

Bolivar Park

Clayton Dog Off-Leash Park 7011 188 Street


Dogwood Park Forsyth Park

13485 20 Avenue 10632 139 Street 15452 84 Avenue 12171 90 Avenue 12863 60 Avenue

South Surrey


Freedom Dog Park Kennedy Park Panorama Park


Whalley Newton Newton Whalley

Serpentine Dog Off-Leash Park 12589 76 Avenue

MAKE YOUR MARK TO PROTECT SURREY’S DRAINAGE SYSTEM! Sign-up www.surrey.ca/salmontracks

Tannery Park

10761 Dyke Road

Tynehead Regional Park

168 Street parking lot Guildford

Wills Brook Park

2955 160 Street

South Surrey

Pre-order your marking kit or pick one up at participating recreation centres or Surrey City Hall


How many drains can you mark?

84 SUMMER 2018  WWW.SURREY.CA/RECREATION  604.501.5100


Marking storm drains reminds your community to keep waterways and aquatic

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