Drop- in Parks & Environment



Activity Backpacks

Dress for adventure and experience the beauty of spring along the trails of GreenTimbers Park. Drop in to the centre to find out about the programs and events we offer and to pick up a trail guide.

Join our guide and explore the Surrey Nature Centre and GreenTimbers Park and the animals and plants that call it home. Walk routes and themes may change from month to month, so come back often. Call to register. Saturday 10am–10:45am

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.

Pick up an Activity Backpack, scavenger hunt, or fishing rod from Reception to take with you outside, or stay inside and check out our nature exhibition space. Don't forget to bring your binoculars to look for birds!

Visit Us Year-Round Monday-Friday


14225 GreenTimbersWay surrey.ca/naturecentre naturecentre@surrey.ca 604-502-6065

April 9, May 14, June 11 Wednesday April 20, May 25, June 22



Community Gardens on Surrey Park Land Surrey is home to nine community gardens located in neighbourhood parks. Gardening is a valuable recreation activity that not only assists with food production, but contributes to overall health and well-being, and builds connection to nature and neighbourhoods. Go online to find out how you can join a community garden, or start one in your area. surrey.ca/communitygardens Tree Sale Surrey Parks hosts tree sales to offer quality trees at an affordable price to Surrey residents. Buy trees for $20 each to help grow Surrey’s urban forest. Pre-purchase online and choose a pickup time on select dates. surrey.ca/treesale

Darts Hill Garden Park Starting April 1 11am–3pm Friday, Saturday, & Sunday The gates to are open to welcome you this spring. Explore the garden during our drop in public garden strolls.This year is offering special programming during garden openings. GET GROWING: OPEN HOUSE April 30 11am-3pm Learn how to get growing this spring at Darts Hill Garden Park. Enjoy: gardening workshops & demonstrations, live music, plant sale, and more! surrey.ca/dartshill

Mother’s Day at The Glades Woodland Garden May 7 & 8

April 29 – May 2 Join the City Nature Challenge, an annual global event to observe and record the diversity of plants and animals in our city! From your own backyard, balcony, or local park, get your ‘nature nerd’ on this spring and help show Surrey’s incredible natural values to the world. Check online for more information and upcoming opportunities. surrey.ca/citizenscience


Saturday & Sunday 561 172 Street


Discover one of South Surrey’s garden gems during our annual Mother’s Day celebration.The Glades Woodland Garden will be ablaze in spring colour with over 1,600 mature rhododendrons, some taller than a house! Register online surrey.ca/glades Mother’s Day at Darts Hill Garden Park Sunday, May 8 10am–4pm 1633 170 Street By donation collection of mature trees, shrubs and perennials, among winding mossy pathways and open lawns. It is truly a spectacular backdrop for a special day. For event details and ticket info, visit surrey.ca/events in early spring. Celebrate International Picnic Day Saturday, June 18 5:30–7:30pm Hazelgrove Park 7080 190 Street Invite your friends and neighbours out to celebrate International Picnic Day with games and other fun park activities. Enjoy Mother’s Day at Darts Hill Garden Park among wondrous

The Glades Woodland Garden

April 30 – June 26 Saturday & Sunday

Explore the beauty of the Glades Woodland Garden this spring.This spectacular garden will be open to the public. surrey.ca/glades

April – June Get outside this spring during our 25th annual Environmental Extravaganza! Explore and connect with nature through a variety of free family-friendly opportunities. surrey.ca/extravaganza

DOG OFF-LEASH AREAS Leashing your dog is one of the easiest things you can do to help take care of our parks and keep them welcoming spaces for other visitors and wildlife. Surrey has many off-leash areas for you and your pooch to enjoy! All off-leash areas are fully fenced except for Freedom, Tannery and Dogwood Park.

Arbor Day Saturday, May 7

10am–1pm William Beagle Park 12944 92A Avenue Celebrate Arbor Day by planting trees with us! Help grow Surrey’s urban forest and enjoy family-friendly outdoor activities this spring.Tools and training provided. Sign up online. surrey.ca/parks




Bear Creek Park Blackie Spit Park

8448 King George Blvd 3136 McBride Avenue


South Surrey

Bolivar Park

13445 115 Avenue 7011 188 Street 13485 20 Avenue 10635 140 Street 11210 159A Street 15452 84 Avenue 10740 142A Street 5381 125A Street 12171 90 Avenue 12915 60 Avenue


Clayton Dog Off-Leash Park


Dogwood Park Forsyth Park Fraser View Park Freedom Dog Park

South Surrey

Whalley Guildford Fleetwood Whalley Newton Whalley Newton Newton Whalley Guildford

TEACHERS! Connect Meaningfully with Local Parks: Nature Knowledge, Activity Ideas and More Strengthen your students’ relationship to the natural world with regular and repeated visits to a local park or nearby shade trees! Our online resources will help you prepare for your park visits and help your students become stewards of our urban forest. surrey.ca/schoolprograms

Hawthorne Rotary Park

Joe Brown Park Kennedy Park Panorama Park

Serpentine Dog-Off Leash Park 12589 76 Avenue

Tannery Park

10761 Dyke Road

Tynehead Regional Park

168 Street Parking lot

Wills Brook Park

2955 160 Street

South Surrey


604-501-5100  SURREY.CA/REGISTER  SPRING 2022

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