Spring Recreation Guide 2020

Special Events


*Most events are free to drop in, unless otherwise stated.

April 24-27 CITY NATURE CHALLENGE We need your help to win the City Nature Challenge this spring! Join us in a global competition to observe and record the plants and animals in our City! Whether you live, work or play in Surrey, get your ‘nature nerd’ on and help to show the world the incredible natural values to be found in our backyard. Download the app at iNatauralist and help us bring our City’s natural world to the global stage this April. inaturalist.ca surrey.ca/events

April-June Thursday 5:30pm–7pm Spring Family Fun Nights South Surrey Recreation Centre Join us at the for our FREE family fun nights! Activities include themed crafts, games, snacks and more. See website or call 604-592-6970 more details. No

registration required. LITTLE CHEFS Thursday, April 16

23rd Annual  |  April 18 – June 7 Earth Day to World Oceans Day




Get outside and enjoy some of Surrey’s best nature places and spaces with a series of over 100 FREE nature-themed programs and events. There’s something for everyone! Get your event guide at any Surrey library or recreation centre starting in April, or view the complete event listings online. surrey.ca/extravaganza

IN THE JUNGLE Thursday, June 11


April-June Friday 5:30pm–7:30pm Family Nights

Don Christian Recreation Centre FAMILY FUN NIGHTS Family fun with the bouncy castle, crafts

April 25 Saturday 11am-3pm Get Growing Darts Hill Garden Park 1633 170 Street

and activities! Friday, April 17

April 18 Saturday 10am-6pm


COUNTRY NIGHT Drop in for country music and cowboy crafts and activities. Yeehaw!! Friday, May 8 5:30pm–7:30pm FAMILY GAMES Join us for lawn games on the patio and crafts and activities inside! Friday, June 12 5:30pm–7:30pm April 22 Wednesday 1pm–3pm Earth Day Forest Walk Sunnyside Acres Urban Forest Park 24 Ave between 144 St and 148 St (Wally Ross parking lot) Enjoy a guided easy 800m walk along a compacted universal access trail designed for varying abilities. Interpretive

All ages Get inspired for the growing season. Enjoy guided tours, live music, plant sale, demos, and more. Rain or shine. Pathways are gravel with slight to steeper inclines. No pets (except service dogs) please.

surrey.ca/partyfortheplanet Surrey Civic Plaza Party for the Planet is BC’s largest Earth Day event! Free to all, the event features a tree and plant sale, environmental workshops, a speaker series, live music, a free plant giveaway, a sustainable and Indigenous marketplace and much more. May 2 Saturday 10am–1pm Arbor Day Surrey Centre Cemetery 16656 60 Avenue (and Old McLellan Rd) Celebrate Arbor Day by planting trees to grow Surrey’s urban forest. Join us for family fun including kids’ activities, live music, displays and tree planting, of course.

April 25 Saturday Gardens of South Surrey

– Bus Tour Darts Hill Garden 1633 170 Street

19yrs+ For details and tickets: surrey.ca/events partnersinparks@surrey.ca 604-501-5050 Join us for a day out in three of Surrey’s unique gardens. Hop on the bus and enjoy an afternoon at The Glades Woodland Garden, Historic Stewart Farmhouse and Darts Hill Garden Park. Registration includes access to all three sites, tea time at Historic Stewart Farm, and a seedy souvenir for your own garden. Please note this tour includes walking on gravel paths and moderate inclines, it is not wheelchair accessible. Tour will start and end at Darts Hill Garden 1633 170 st. Choose one of three starting times and tours will run approximately 4 hours long.

stops by nature guides. Hosted by: Sunnyside Acres Heritage Society

April-June Friday 5:30pm–7:30pm Family Nights

Cloverdale Recreation Centre FAMILY CRAFT NIGHT Stop in for Spring themed crafts and activities. Friday, April 24 COUNTRY NIGHT Saddle up for some Wild West themed crafts and activities! Friday, May 22 5:30pm–7:30pm GAMES AT THE YOUTH PARK Join us for a great night at the park! There will be music, games and activities for all ages. Skateboards, bikes and scooters welcome to try the all wheels youth park. Friday, June 26 5:30pm–7:30pm 5:30pm–7:30pm

June 9 Sunday 11am–2pm World Oceans Day Mud Bay Park

May 1–7 Youth Week Celebrations Various Locations surrey.ca/youthweek

13030 48 Avenue Discover incredible ocean-dwelling creatures and learn about the effects of plastics, pollution and climate change on them. Help care for Surrey’s oceanside parks by participating in a Shoreline Clean Up and other stewardship activities.

Celebrate Surrey's Youth Week with free, fun activities at various recreation centres and parks! Contact your local rec centre for more information or go online to check out what’s going on near you.


604-501-5100  SURREY.CA/RECREATION  SPRING 2020

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