COS Spring 2017 Recreation Guide
Welcome Boasting 37 distinct parks, Guildford & Fraser Heights offer a wide variety of outdoor recreational opportunities. From the forest trails and salmon spawning creeks in Tynehead Regional Park, to the tennis courts at Douglas Park and the picnic areas in the wide open meadows of Fraser View Park, there’s something different to see and do at each of the area’s open air destinations. Our FACILITIES Fraser Heights Recreation Centre 10588 160 Street 604-592-6920 Guildford Recreation Centre/Pool 15105 105 Avenue 604-502-6360 Guildford Library 15105 105 Avenue 604-598-7360 Port Kells Library 18885 88 Avenue 604-598-7440
Recreational Opportunities In addition to our indoor recreational facilities, the City of Surrey offers a wide variety of outdoor recreational opportunities. Get out and explore our nature trails and gardens, public tennis courts, youth parks, water parks, bike trails and more and stay active for life.
GARDENS Community Gardens
MOUNTAIN BIKING Suitable for intermediate to advanced riders, the forested area in Port Kells Park features a dirt jump track with seven jumps in total and two berm turns at both ends of the jumps. YOUTH PARKS Are you a skateboarder, BMX bike rider, in-line skater, or scooter-rider? Guildford has two skate parks where you can develop your skills and learn new tricks: Guildford Youth Park and Fraser Heights Youth Park. DOG OFF-LEASH PARKS Tynehead Regional Park offers a great place to let your pooch loose to run, play and enjoy a social environment. Before you unleash your dog in the designated park space, please remember to familiarize yourself with off-leash etiquette! WATER PARKS Guildford’s Erma Stephenson spray park and water playground is open from mid-May until September 30. Spray parks are activated by push buttons when it is warmer than 20° Celsius. OUTDOOR POOLS Enjoy a free dip or take swim lessons at one of Guildford’s three outdoor pools: Holly, Port Kells and Hjorth Road. Pools are open during the summer months only. Check online for dates and operating hours. TENNIS COURTS The town centre offers a number of outdoor tennis courts. Some are lit for night time use until 10:30pm. See map for locations.
Guildford & Fraser Heights offer two popular community gardens: Holly Park and Lionel Courchene Park. Providing an opportunity to grow healthy vegetables for you and your family, they’re also a great place to get involved with your community, meet new friends and enjoy the outdoors. Horticultural Gardens Providing a unique link between Surrey’s urban and natural landscapes, Hawthorne Gardens offers a varied and colourful collection of flowering trees and shrubs. NATURE TRAILS Tynehead Regional Park consists of 200 hectares of rolling meadow and forest on the banks of the Serpentine River. This park provides an ideal habitat for owls, hawks and coyotes, while the river offers views of spawning salmon.
HUMMING BIRD PARK
ERMA STEPHENSON PARK
SURREY BEND REGIONAL PARK
FRASER HEIGHTS PARK
Guildford Recreation Centre/Pool
Fraser Heights Recreation Centre
WHALLEY RESERVOIR PARK
TO BARNSTON ISLAND
R E C R E AT I ON C E N T R E S
C OMMUN I T Y H A L L S & C E N T R E S
A R T I F I C I A L T U R F F I E L D S
V E H I C L E PA R K I NG
PORT KELLS LIBRARY
WA S H R O OMS
8 SPRING 2017 WWW.SURREY.CA/RECREATION 604.501.5100
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