Spring Recreation Guide 2020


For Families Drop-in and 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. Surrey Nature Centre All Ages Saturday, 10am-11am April 11, May 9, June 13 Nature Walks

For Ages 13+ Drop-in 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. Surrey Nature Centre 13yrs+ Saturday, 2pm-3:30pm April 11, May 9, June 13

Activity Backpacks Multiple ages from 2 years to adult With new activities and age- specific themes to choose from, these backpacks are bursting with nature activities to enjoy. Sign out your backpack before venturing outside to explore the Surrey Nature Centre.

Experience blooming wildflowers and the return of colourful birds at GreenTimbers Park. Find out about the programs and events we offer, and drop in any day for indoor activities and outdoor adventures.

The indoor drop in space is open year-round. Dress for adventure and pick up an Activity Backpack, scavenger hunt, or fishing rod to take with you outside. Join a free drop-in program to learn more about the wildlife and ecology of this vibrant urban forest park.

Visit UsYear-Round Monday-Friday 8:30am–4:30pm Saturday 9am–4:30pm 14225 GreenTimbersWay surrey.ca/naturecentre naturecentre@surrey.ca 604-502-6065

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

Exploring SURREY'S PARKS Birding Walks  Saturdays 9am–11am All ages Take a walk with a local naturalist to discover the birds that live in Surrey’s parks. Look and listen as you explore diverse habitats across the city. Binoculars available to borrow. All ages. April 18 REDWOOD PARK 17900 20 Avenue May 16 SURREY LAKE PARK 7500 152 Street CHECK OUT OUR NEW Parks We are continually working to ensure our parks and trails are well-designed and maintained to meet the needs of our growing community. This includes the creation of new parks, as well as the improvement of existing parks. BEAR CREEK PARK DOG OFF LEASH AREA 13750 88 Avenue BOUNDARY PARK PLAYGROUND 6058 Boundary Drive West JUMPSTART INCLUSIVE PLAYGROUND AT UNWIN PARK 13313 68 Avenue FRASER VIEW PARK DOG OFF LEASH AREA 11210 159A Street WEST VILLAGE ENERGY CENTRE AND PARK 13231 103A Avenue Get Outside Explore and connect with nature in the city! Learn about the park’s habitats, history, trees, and trails. Guided and self-guided activities may include walks, stories, hands-on discovery, and more. Saturday, April 18 11am–2pm REDWOOD PARK 17900 20 Avenue Saturday, May 9 1pm–4pm BLACKIE SPIT PARK 3136 McBride Avenue Saturday, May 30 11am–2pm GODWIN FARM BIODIVERSITY PRESERVE PARK 9016 164 Street See how local birds use the arboretum, a collection of trees from around the world. Search for birds in the lake, meadow, marsh and forest habitats of this diverse park. The parking lot can only be entered from northbound 152 Street.

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 or league in Surrey must apply through their club or league. For additional information, e-mail bookafield@surrey.ca or call 604-501-5174. 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 lacrosse

Tamanawis Park Tamanawis Park Tom Binnie Park

Field 1 12500 64 Ave Field 2 12500 64 Ave

field hockey field hockey

NEIGHBOURHOOD TEAM Do you have big dreams for your neighbourhood? Connect with the NeighbourhoodTeam to find resources and support to make them happen! NEIGHBOURHOOD ENHANCEMENT GRANT Apply for the City’s Neighbourhood Enhancement Grant for financial support for your project or event! All Surrey residents, community groups, businesses and associations can apply. NEIGHBOURHOOD EVENT EQUIPMENT Make your next neighbourhood event a big success! If you’re planning something like a block party, festival, outdoor music, neighbourhood clean-up or art jam, you can borrow a tent, tables, lawn games and even a portable sound system. Visit surrey.ca/neighbourhoodteam to explore all the resources available and make your neighbourhood the place to be! 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.


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


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

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