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What are the Kids Doing this Summer?

Start planning today! Check out our fun, exciting camps for kids and keep them active all summer long.


Show your red and white at one of three celebrations throughout the city.

Music in the Park

The VSO performs its annual free outdoor concert showcasing the beauty of Burnaby’s Deer Lake Park.

Action Packed!

See who makes it to the finish line in this annual high speed bike race in north Burnaby.

Play in Burnaby

Plenty of fun and exciting programs to keep you active this spring and summer! Find them in our Leisure Guide.

Gravure Automatique: Dalla Husband at Atelier 17

Burnaby Art Gallery: Prints by Canadian artist Dalla Husband made in Paris through the 1920s and 1930s.

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.

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