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No Smoking in Parks, Trails & Green Spaces | No Charcoal Barbeques in Parks

Due to the dry weather and heat that could result in fire hazards, the City of Burnaby advises all park users that there is NO SMOKING permitted in the Burnaby parks, trails and green spaces.

Charcoal barbeques in City of Burnaby parks and beaches are prohibited. At this time, only propane gas barbeques are permitted. Please check the city’s website for updates on whether all types of barbequing will be banned if conditions worsen.

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The Chalk Art Experience Fall & Winter Leisure Guide Learn to Swim - Carousel Summer Fun - Kids Carousel Playground Activities Shadbolt Theatre Rotating Carousel Eco-Sculpture - Owls Joe Fafard Carousel 2 Keith Langergraber Rotating Carousel 1

The Chalk Art Experience Event at Bonsor

September 3 & 4 | 12noon-3pm | Free admission | Find out more »  

New! Flip through the Fall 2016 and Winter 2017 Leisure Guide

Register today!

Learn to Swim

Sign up for lessons today!

What do you have planned this summer?

Check out all the fun activities that Burnaby has to offer. There's something for everyone this summer.

Playground Activities

Join us for free activities at our Burnaby Parks this summer. Find out more »

Shadbolt Theatre

Celebrating 21 years. Join in on the fun and catch a show. Check out the new 2016 / 2017 season!

Eco-Sculptures in our Community

Learn about Eco-Sculptures near you and find them all with our interactive map. View Map »

Joe Fafard: Retailles

Until August 28, 2016 - Burnaby Art Gallery

Keith Langergraber: Betrayal at Babylon

September 9 to October 23 - Burnaby Art Gallery

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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    No Charcoal Barbeques in Parks / No Smoking in Parks, Trails & Green Spaces

    Due to the dry weather and heat that could result in fire hazards, please be advised that no charcoal barbeques are permitted in Burnaby parks and no smoking in Burnaby parks, trails and green spaces.
    The Chalk Art Experience

    Dive into the world of chalk art! The Chalk Art Experience is a two-day event from September 3 to 4 at Bonsor Recreation Complex, where local chalk artists will display their talents among the backdrop of a family-friendly festival.
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        Join us at Civic Square every Thursday in August for a movie in the park! All ages | Free admission Rain or shine! Bring your own blanket, find a spot More...
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        Burnaby's Farmers' Market is the place to find locally grown conventional and organic produce, prepared foods and crafts every Saturday from May 7 until October 29, 2016. The market features More...
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    What's New?

    Bonsor Recreation Complex Renovation Begins August 2
    Exciting changes are coming to Bonsor! We're upgrading the upper floor with a new indoor cycling studio, music rooms and an active studio. During the renovation, the upper floor is closed. 
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    Deer Lake Park Trail Closure
    From August 8 to August 27, a portion of the walking circuit route around Deer Lake Park will be closed for reconstruction of the creek banks of Flume Creek and to develop an extensive habitat restoration plan.
    Map of alternate route.

    Robert Burnaby Park Trail & Parking Lot at Hill Ave / Elwell St. Closure
    From August 2 to August 31 the trail and parking lot at Hill Avenue and Elwell Street will be closed for the replacement of two drainage culverts.