COS Spring 2017 Recreation Guide


14225 Green Timbers Way Come explore and learn about nature in the city! We offer preschool and elementary school field trip programs, teachers Pro-D workshops, birthday parties, programs for Guides and Scouts, free fishing rod loans, children’s day camps, and more.

Nature Play Drop-in for some forest fun!

Nature Walks Drop-in on Saturday afternoons for weekly drop-in nature walks. Visit often to experience the seasonal changes along the trails and get to know the wildlife that

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 Saturdays 9:30am-11:00am

Visit the Sky Room where you can stay, play and learn at your own pace! You’ll find a variety of books and field guides, puppets, natural materials and opportunities for hands-on exploration. Great for all ages.

Hours of Operation Tuesday-Friday

call this place home. Surrey Nature Centre


All Ages

Saturday 9:00am-4:30pm For more information: 604-502-6065



Exploring SURREY’S PARKS! Nature Walks Drop-in and join us for nature walks throughout Surrey this spring. Search for signs of wildlife, discover art in nature, meet two of Surrey’s newest parks, and more! Dress for the weather; walks will go rain or shine. Call 604-502-6065 for more information.

Birding Walks Drop-in and join a local

naturalist on a series of free monthly walks to discover Surrey’s birds. Become familiar with many bird species and their habitats, improve your identification skills, and get to know your local park. Dress for the weather and bring a pair of binoculars and a field guide if you have them (we will also have some extras to borrow). Call 604-502-6065 for information. REDWOOD PARK Saturday, April 22 9am–11am 17900 20 Avenue SURREY LAKE PARK Saturday, May 20 9am–11am 7500 152 Street

MEET THE TREES OF REDWOOD PARK 10yrs+ Wednesday, April 26 10-11:30am Redwood Park 17900 20 Ave Immerse yourself in the sights, smells, and sounds of spring on a guided tour of this forested park. Meet some of Surrey’s most exotic trees in the arboretum and learn about the legacy left by a family of early pioneers. Meet in the parking lot, under the large tree. BOSE PARK DISCOVERY - FOR KIDS! 5yrs+ Saturday, May 13 10am-11am Bose Forest Park 62 Ave & 164 St Get to know one of Surrey’s newest parks with lots of hands-on activities. Along the way, search for hidden habitats and cross boardwalks over a cool swamp! Meet in the parking lot. 10yrs+ Saturday, May 13 2pm-3:30pm Bose Forest Park 62 Ave & 164 St Get to know one of Surrey’s newest parks! Explore boardwalks and forest paths while learning about some of the park’s most magnificent habitats and trees. Meet in the parking lot. BOSE PARK DISCOVERY

PLANTS OF HAWTHORNE PARK 10yrs+ Wednesday, May 24 10-11:30am Hawthorne Park 10513 144 St Discover some of the fascinating ways that plants have been used by people in this hands-on park tour! Meet in the parking lot, next to the salamander statue. BEAR CREEK WILDLIFE WALK 10yrs+ Wednesday, June 7 10am-11:30am Bear Creek Park 13750 88 Ave Search for signs of wildlife in this park’s diverse meadow, forest, and creek habitats. Look for the eagle nest, learn about wildlife trees, and take a peek in the creek - who will you see? Meet at the south edge of the parking lot, in front of the water park.

GODWIN FARM DISCOVERY - FOR KIDS! Saturday, June 10 10am-11am Godwin Farm Biodiversity Preserve 9016 164 St 5yrs+ Get to know one of Surrey’s newest parks with lots of hands-on activities. Meet at the park entrance at the corner 10yrs+ Saturday, June 10 2pm-3:30pm Godwin Farm Biodiversity Preserve 9016 164 St Get to know one of Surrey’s newest parks! Check out the tasting orchard and explore the park’s meadow, pond, and forest habitats. Meet at the park entrance at the corner of 90 Ave and 164 St. of 90 Ave and 164 St. GODWIN FARM DISCOVERY

Artificial Turf Fields There are 14 artificial turf fields in the City of Surrey located at:

Sports Field & Ball Diamond BOOKINGS & INFORMATION




football, soccer, field hockey

16900 64 Avenue

Field 1

Cloverdale Athletic Park Cloverdale Athletic Park

soccer, field hockey

16900 64 Avenue.

Field 3

soccer, field lacrosse soccer, field hockey

10200 block 146 Street 10200 block 146 Street

Surrey Schools Gym & Field Bookings Surrey school gyms and outdoor sports fields are allocated through the school district office. Call 604-595-6084 for booking information. Sportsfield Closures Most fall/winter natural grass sports fields are closed upon completion of the fall/winter sports season in April. These fields then begin their renovation period until the late summer. Any team playing on a closed field risks a fine and suspension. There are designated spring/summer grass fields and 14 artificial turf fields that are able to accommodate spring/summer play. Please email or call 604-501-5174 to book these fields.

Field 1 Field 2 Field 1 Field 2

Hjorth Road Park Hjorth Road Park

Field/Ball Diamonds Deadline for booking requests is : Fall/Winter Sports fields

soccer soccer soccer

7400 128 Street 7400 128 Street 7400 128 Street

Newton Athletic Park Newton Athletic Park Newton Athletic Park

Field 3

June 1

soccer, field hockey, field lacrosse soccer, football, baseball

7400 128 Street 1925 148 Street 2300 148 Street 2300 148 Street 12500 64 Avenue 12500 64 Avenue 10600 City Parkway

Field 4

Newton Athletic Park

Spring/Summer Track facilities

November 1

South Surrey Athletic Park Field 3 South Surrey Athletic Park Field 9 South Surrey Athletic Park Field 10


soccer, field hockey

Ball diamonds, lacrosse boxes cricket pitches

December 15

field hockey, soccer practice field hockey, soccer practice

Field 1 Field 2 Field 1

Tamanawis Park Tamanawis Park Tom Binnie Park

Sports fields (soccer, field hockey, football)

soccer, field lacrosse

January 15

Requests submitted after these dates are treated on a first-come, first-served basis. Any teams belonging to a club or league in Surrey must apply through their club or league. For additional information, email to or call 604-501-5174.

For information on artificial turf fields, field closures and all other matters concerning outdoor sports facilities. Visit us at Once all league and club bookings on artificial turf fields have been allocated, all other requests are considered on a on a first-come, first-served basis. Please email or call 604-501-5174 to book these fields.



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