Spring Recreation Guide 2020
Get Outside THIS SPRING With the weather getting warmer, spring is a great time to get out and explore outdoor activities. Pick up a new sport or get involved in volunteering. Research shows being active significantly helps relieve stress and anxiety. So, let’s get outside and reap the benefits of nature.
Pickleball The sport of pickleball is exploding in popularity, especially among seniors. Currently, there are 41 outdoor courts across the City of Surrey with eight dedicated pickleball courts. Some locations offer a net box which contains shorter nets and equipment. Call the phone number on the box to access. Outdoor courts are available for drop-ins on a first come, first served basis. Come try this fun game with your friends and family.You may be surprised how engaging and fun it can be!
# OF COURTS
What is Pickleball? The sport is a hybrid sport of tennis, ping pong and badminton. Four (or two)
Where is the Name from? Pickleball has nothing to do with pickles. Legend has it that it’s named after the inventor — a former U.S. Congressman Joel Pritchard’s family dog, Pickles, who liked to chase a ball. What are the Benefits of Playing Pickleball? Pickleball has a smaller court compared to tennis, which makes the play more compact. It is fast-paced and a combination of cardio and eye- hand coordination. Pickleball is also a great way to stay socially connected. Nothing like a friendly competition to reduce stress and improve health.
CLOVERDALE Clayton Park Cloverdale Heights Park
18513 70 Avenue
5880 Aberdeen Street 60 Ave and 180 Street
1 N/A Y
FLEETWOOD Maple Green Park
players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated ball, like a Wiffle ball, over a net. Pickleball is played on a court similar to a tennis court, but with smaller boundaries.
8959 150 Street
2 N/A Y
NEWTON Sullivan Park
6272 152 Street
SOUTH SURREY Bell Park
1 N/A Y
1782 136 Street 17735 2nd Ave 3302 156A Street
1 6 6 1
Y Y Y Y
Y Y Y Y
Morgan Creek Park
South Surrey Athletic Park 1925 148 Street Sullivan Street Sport Court 12151 Sullivan Street
You can also play pickleball indoors at Chuck Bailey, Fraser Heights, Guildford, Cloverdale, and South Surrey recreation centres. To learn more about how to play pickleball or improve your skills, sign up for a registered program or workshop or pick up a drop-in schedule. More details on page 43.
Facility Rentals LOOKING FOR SPACE TO HOLD YOUR NEXT MEETING OR SOCIAL EVENT? Recreation Surrey has many facilities, each with unique rental spaces that can accommodate small, medium or large scale requirements. Whether you are a community group, service club or business planning your next meeting, or an individual needing a place for a social event, Recreation Surrey facility rentals are an affordable option. Find a great facility near you. surrey.ca/rentals
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