Explore the Outdoors
Breathe in the fresh air while you explore the beautiful outdoors. Programs offered throughout the year included kayaking, canoeing hiking and snowshoeing. Come and enjoy the picture perfect scenic views of nature and wildlife, learn new skills and meet new people. Most of all, get out there and be active!
Take a browse through our Outdoor Programs and sign up today.
- Canoeing at Deer Lake | June 27 | 9:30am-12:30pm | 359276
- Youth Canoeing | June 27 | 1-3pm | 359280
- Evening Hiking at Burnaby Mountain | June 11 | 6-8pm | 359273
- Hiking Day Trip at Capilano Canyon | June 21 | 10am-3pm | 329283
- Discover Kayaking | June 20 | 10-11:30am | 359262
- Discover Kayaking | June 20 | 11:45am-1:15pm | 369263
- Youth Kayaking | June 20 | 2-4pm | 359287
Important information for program participants
Thank you for registering in one of our outdoor programs. Please open and review the map and informational package for your program. Also be sure to open, review, print and sign the appropriate waiver for all participants. If you are unable or do not have access to a printer, your instructor will have extra waivers on hand for you to sign at the beginning of the program. Keep in mind that those under the age of 19 years need their parent/guardian to sign the waiver. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to call the Outdoor Recreation Coordinator at 604-294-7224.
Note: All DAY hiking trips leave from Burnaby City Hall. Meet our City of Burnaby Bus in the bus loop. No transportation is provided to EVENING Hiking programs. Please refer to “Hiking Programs” for important information, waivers and a maps.
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- Canoe Programs
- Hiking Programs
- Kayak Programs
- Snowshoeing Programs
- Parent & Tot Programs
Parent & Tot preschool programs are offered in partnership with Metro Vancouver Regional District. Meet your Metro Vancouver Interpretive Guide at the Burnaby Lake Nature House at the south end of Piper Avenue off Winston Street. Programs run rain or shine, so please dress for the weather. Sun hats, jackets, sun screen and insect repellent are recommended. Children must be aged three to five and accompanied by one adult only.
From Lougheed Highway turn south on Brighton (SFU skytrain station), right on Winston and left on Piper Avenue. The Nature House is at the end of Piper avenue on the right.
From Canada Way turn north on Kensington. Past Joe Sakic Way take the Lougheed exit and keep right onto the Winston exit and turn right on Piper Ave. Nature House is at the end of Piper on the right. Map
- Outdoor Adventure Club
- Deer Lake Map
- Warner Loat Park
- Outdoor Adventure Club Information
Directions from the East
Directions from the West
From Canada Way turn left at Sperling Ave and a slight left to continue straight on Sperling Ave for 500m until you reach the parking lot for Deer Lake. Meet at the 2 yellow doors at the boathouse building.
From Canada Way turn right at Sperling Ave and a slight left to continue straight on Sperling Ave for 500m until you reach the parking lot for Deer Lake. Meet at the 2 yellow doors at the boathouse building.
WARNER LOAT PARK
Direction from the East
From Lougheed Highway turn south on Brighton (SFU skytrain station), right on Winston and left on Piper Avenue. Warner Loat Park is on the left.
Direction from the West
From Canada Way turn north on Kensington. Past Joe Sakic Way take the Lougheed exit and keep right onto the Winston exit and turn right on Piper Avenue. Warner Loat Park is on the left.
Create Your Own Outdoor Recreation Program
Interested in canoeing, kayaking, hiking or snowshoeing, but don’t see a day or time that meets your schedule? Get a group together and we’ll work with you to create a custom-tailored course to meet your needs. Canoeing / kayaking available until mid-October. Snowshoeing available mid-December to early March. For more information, please contact the outdoor recreation coordinator at 604-294-7224.