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'Tis The Season

Warm your holiday spirit by taking in one of the many special events and activities happening throughout Burnaby.

Illuminated displays are back!

There are more shimmering lights to enjoy this year. November 22-January 2

Play in Burnaby

Autumn is here! There are plenty of fun, engaging and exciting activities to keep you active all winter long. Register today!

All is Unmentionable, Up in the Air: Eli Bornowsky

Featuring a large number of canvas "doubles" and a new suite of works on paper by Vancouver-based artist Eli Bornowsky. November 21-January 18

Curiosity

Be Curious and Curious-er this season at the Shadbolt! Watch your favourites or explore new shows that offer the best of theatre, dance, music and opera.

Work on Your Game

Hit a bucket of balls all year round, at our state-of-the-art driving ranges at Burnaby Mountain and Riverway Golf Courses.

Bill Copeland Arena Now Open


Updated: December 19, 2014

Bill Copeland Arena is now open! On-ice programs and Holiday Skating Schedule resumes with some minor changes see schedule below.

New! Loonie Skates
Join us for Loonie Skate on Saturday, December 20 from 11:30am-3pm and Sunday, December 21 from 2-5:30pm. (Admissions is only $1.00 per person includes skates and helmet, free for children 3 years and younger, ratio of children to adults must not be greater than 3 to 1, no bars available.)

     Cancellations include:
  • Skating lessons on Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays & Sundays for the rest of December
  • Skate with Santa on December 20 (Replaced with Loonie Skate from 11:30am-3pm)
  • Family Skate & Family Hockey on December 21 (Replaced with Loonie Skate from 2-5:30pm) 

    Programs running:
  • Loonie Skate on December 20 from 11:30am-3pm
  • Loonie Skate on December 21 from 2-5:30pm

    Hours & Registration
  • Monday  9am-4pm
  • Tuesday 9-11:30am & 1-4pm
  • Wednesday-Friday 9am-4pm
  • Saturday 12:30-3pm (except December 20 from 11am-3pm)
  • Sunday 12noon-5pm (except December 21 from 1:30-5:30pm)

    Be Active, Burnaby!

    In Burnaby, you'll find leisure-time activities for all ages, interests and skill levels. We are pleased to provide a wide array of opportunities to learn something new, socialize with other like-minded individuals, or get fit and stay fit. Take advantage of the many opportunities we offer at our wonderful, well-equipped facilities and parks located throughout the city.

    • Recent News

      Bill Copeland Arena Re-Opening Friday, Dec 19 at 3pm

      On-ice programs and Holiday Skating Schedule will resume with some minor changes. Join us for Loonie Skate on Saturday, December 20 from 11:30am-3pm and Sunday, December 21 from 2-5:30pm.
      Holiday Hours & Council Meetings

      Burnaby's City Hall complex will close at noon on Wednesday, December 24 and will reopen at 8:00 AM Monday, December 29. The next Council Meeting will take place Monday, January 19 at 7:00 PM in the Council Chamber.
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    • Upcoming Events

        • Dec, 20 - 11:30 AM Holiday Loonie Skate
          New Holiday Loonie Skates at Bill Copeland Sports Centre Arena Join us for Loonie Skate on Saturday, December 20 from 11:30am-3pm and Sunday, December 21 from 2-5:30pm. (Admissions is only More...
        • Dec, 20 - 11:30 AM Skate with Santa - Cancelled
          Note; Bill Copeland Sports Centre Arena re-opens December 19 at 3pm after being closed for mechanical issues. Join us for Loonie Skate on Saturday, December 20 from 11:30am-3pm and Sunday, More...
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      What's New?

      Winter Safety:
      No Skating or Tobogganing

      Reminder that all lakes and ponds in Burnaby are not open for outdoor skating due to unsafe conditions. Warning signs have been posted at Deer Lake, Burnaby Lake and Central Park ponds. There is also no toboggan on Burnaby Mountain. 

      Find out more » 

      Holiday Schedules
      Stay fit over the holidays!

      » Bill Copeland Holiday Skate 
         Now Open 
      » Bonsor Holiday Highlights
         Dec 15-Jan 4
      » Cameron December Fitness
         Dec 15-Jan 2
      » CG Brown Holiday Swim
         Dec 22-Jan 2
      » Edmonds Holiday Highlights
         Dec 15-Jan 4
      » Edmonds 55+ Holiday Highlights
         Dec 15-Jan 9
      » Edmonds Christmas Eve
         Dec 24
      » Edmonds Boxing Day
         Dec 26
      » Eileen Dailly Holiday Aquafit
         Dec 20-Jan 2
      » Kensington Holiday Skate
         Dec 20-Jan 3
      » Willingdon Holiday Hours
         Dec 22-Jan 4

    • Leisure GuideLeisure Guide

      Looking for something to do? Check out our leisure guide and Be Active, this fall!

      Fall & Winter »  

    • Heritage ChristmasIlluminations at Heritage Christmas

      November 22-January 2

      The illuminated displays are back and there's more shimmering lights to enjoy this year!

      Find out More »

    • Holiday Fun'Tis The Season

      Warm your holiday spirit by taking in one of the many special events and activities happening throughout Burnaby.

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