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City Facilities and Programs Restart

As facilities and programs gradually restart, they will operate with reduced capacity and changes in programming to provide ample space for patrons to physically distance. Your safety is our #1 priority. Please review the new safety protocols in place for each program and facility listed below prior to arriving and/or registering.

Please note: Masks are now required in all of our indoor facilities.

Recreation Centres

We're excited to welcome you back to our recreation centres! Enjoy your favourite fitness classes, weight room workoutpublic swim or skate

Advanced reservation and payment are now required for all activities in our centres. Drop-ins are no longer available. For more information,view our recreation centre web pages or contact the facility where you want to participate:

Outdoor Fun

Be active outside! Our parks and trails, playgrounds, golf courses, playing fields and tennis and pickleball courts are open. For a complete list of open facilities, view our interactive map.



Burnaby Public Library

  • All library branches are now open for browsing, computer access, printers and WiFi. Patrons may also pick up items on hold without an appointment.
  • For health and safety reasons, meeting and program rooms remain closed, and puzzles and games are not available.

For Everyone’s Safety

The City of Burnaby is committed to protecting the health and safety of our staff and anyone who visits our facilities. Preventative measures and controls are in place and will continue to be used to minimize the risk related to the COVID-19 virus. A City of Burnaby Safety Plan has been developed with guidelines, procedures and protocols to ensure safe operations as the City continues to operate and reopen facilities during the pandemic. These include staff training, controls to limit access to facilities, adjustments to seating, physical barriers, and public education signage to ensure proper health screening and hygiene practices.

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