2018 Summer Recreation Guide



14225 Green Timbers Way

Enjoy the best summer has to offer as you explore and learn about nature in the city! We have school field trips, birthday parties and more. Find out what’s new any time we’re open!

Story Time Come into the Sky Room and sit by the fire to listen to a nature- themed story to inspire your outdoor play! Surrey Nature Centre All ages Tuesday-Saturday 10:30am

Nature Play Join us for some forest fun! Our leader will engage children in outdoor play with nature arts and exploration, storytelling, games, and best of all, child-led free play. Parent participation required. Surrey Nature Centre 3-5yrs

Drop in to borrow a fishing rod or Discovery Backpack or play and learn at your own pace in our Sky Room where you’ll find a variety of books and field guides, puppets, natural materials and opportunities for hands- on exploration.

Summer hours M, Tu, Th, F

8:30am-4:30pm 8:30am-7:30pm 9:00am-4:30pm



Sa July 14 Sa July 28 Sa Aug 11 Sa Aug 25

9:30am-11:00am 9:30am-11:00am 9:30am-11:00am 9:30am-11:00am

For more information: 604-502-6065 www.surrey.ca/naturecentre


Sports Field & Ball Diamond BOOKINGS & INFORMATION Field/Ball Diamonds Deadline for booking requests is: FALL/ WINTER SPRING/SUMMER June 1 November 1 December 15 January 15 April 15 Sports Fields Track Facilities Ball Diamonds Sports Fields Summer

Darts Hill Garden Strolls Darts Hill Garden Park 1633 170 Street Fri, Sat, Sun | 11am-3pm info@dartshill.ca | 604-501-5050 Take a summer stroll through this plantsman’s garden and discover rare and unusual trees and shrubs. Pathways are gravel with slight to steeper inclines. Admission is by donation. For more information visit www.dartshill.ca. Sounds Of Summer July 4 – August 22 Various locations & times partnersinparks@surrey.ca | 604-501-5050 Join us Wednesdays evenings for our FREE summer concert series in various parks across the City of Surrey. Special day time shows Friday July 13 and August 17. Please bring your own blankets or folding chairs to enjoy the performances. Visit www.surrey.ca/ events for more information. Nature Walks Join our guide for a family-friendly nature walk to discover the Surrey Nature Centre and Green Timbers Park and the animals and plants that call it home. Walk routes and themes may change from month-to-month, so come back often. WHALLEY For Families 10:00am-11:00am Saturday, August 18 10:00am-11:00am Join us for a guided nature walk to explore the Surrey Nature Centre and Green Timbers Park. Walk routes and themes may change from month-to- month, so come back often. WHALLEY 13yrs+ Saturday, July 21

Park Connect at Bear Creek Park 13750 88 Avenue

partnersinparks@surrey.ca | 604-501-5050 Play outside this summer! Discover Bear Creek Park through a variety of programs, including daily Park Play sessions, for all ages and interests. Because being outside is good for us! Rain or shine. Parent participation is required. Visit www.surrey.ca/parkconnect for complete schedule. Wild Wednesday We’re open late every Wednesday in July and August, so drop in for a mid-week nature break. Try out a variety of guided and self-directed activities in the park, and consider bringing a picnic to make an evening of your visit! The Sky Room drop in space will be open late, too. WHALLEY All ages Offered at the Surrey Nature Centre for the first time! Meet new friends and enjoy refreshments in the great outdoors. New activities each session; bring your camera to capture the moment! WHALLEY 55yrs+ Forest Walk Thursday, July 12 12:30pm-2:30pm Art in Nature Thursday, July 26 12:30pm-2:30pm The Green Timbers Story Thursday, Aug 9 12:30pm-2:30pm Get Moving… Outdoors! Thursday, Aug 23 12:30pm-2:30pm Surrey Nature Centre Wednesdays July & August 4:30pm-7:30pm Surrey Nature Centre Seniors In The Park

Sports Camps

Lacrosse Boxes Cricket Pitches, Spring Break Sports Camps

Requests submitted after these dates are treated on a first-come, first-served basis. Teams belonging to a club, league or association in Surrey must apply through their club, league or association. For more information 604-501-5174, or bookafield@surrey.ca. Synthetic Turf Fields There are 15 synthetic turf fields in the City of Surrey located at:



Cloverdale Athletic Park Field 1 16900 64 Ave Cloverdale Athletic Park Field 2 16900 64 Ave Cloverdale Athletic Park Field 3 16900 64 Ave

football, soccer


soccer, field hockey soccer, field lacrosse soccer, field hockey

Hjorth Road Park Hjorth Road Park

Field 1 10200 block 146 St Field 2 10200 block 146 St

Newton Athletic Park Newton Athletic Park Newton Athletic Park Newton Athletic Park

Field 1 7400 128 St Field 2 7400 128 St Field 3 7400 128 St Field 4 7400 128 St

soccer soccer soccer

soccer, field lacrosse soccer, football, baseball

South Surrey Athletic Park Field 3 1925 148 St South Surrey Athletic Park Field 9 2300 148 St South Surrey Athletic Park Field 10 2300 148 St


soccer, field hockey

Tamanawis Park Tamanawis Park Tom Binnie Park

Field 1 12500 64 Ave Field 2 12500 64 Ave

field hockey, soccer practice field hockey, soccer practice

NEIGHBOURHOOD TEAM Do you have big dreams for your neighbourhood? Help make them come true by connecting with the Neighbourhood Team; e-mail neighbourhoodteam@surrey.ca or visit www.surrey.ca/engagement. Neighbourhood Toolkit Our online toolkit for helpful community-building resources and ideas, including: NEIGHBOURHOOD ENHANCEMENT GRANT Interested in improving your neighbourhood? Apply for the City’s Neighbourhood Enhancement Grant for financial support for your project! All Surrey residents, Field 1 10600 City Parkway soccer, field lacrosse Once all league and club bookings on synthetic turf fields have been allocated, all other requests are considered on a on a first-come, first-served basis. Please e-mail bookafield@surrey.ca or call 604-501-5174 to book these fields. For information on synthetic turf fields, field closures and all other matters concerning outdoor sports facilities: www.surrey.ca/culture-recreation/Outdoor.aspx Surrey Schools Gym & Field Bookings Surrey school gyms and outdoor sports fields are allocated through the school board office. Call 604-595-6084 for booking information.

Saturday, July 21 Saturday, August 18

2:00pm-3:30pm 2:00pm-3:30pm

Surrey Nature Centre

Geocaching Treasure Hunt Search for hidden treasures (known as caches) by navigating to specific GPS coordinates throughout the park. Solve the puzzle for a prize! Instruction and GPS units provided. No experience necessary. Please register for your start time. SOUTH 1 session free Saturday July 21 10:00am 4598365 11:00am 4598366 12:30pm 4598367 1:30pm 4598368 Bakerview Park 1845 154 Street CLOVERDALE 1 session free Saturday August 11 10:00am 4598370 11:00am 4598371 12:30pm 4598372 1:30pm 4598373 Clayton Park 18513 70 Avenue

community groups, businesses and associations can apply. NEIGHBOURHOOD EVENT EQUIPMENT

We can help make your next local community event a success! If you’re planning something like a block party, festival, outdoor music performance, neighbourhood clean-up or art jam, you can borrow a tent, tables, chairs, Block Party traffic barriers and even a portable sound system.



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