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Snow and Ice Removal Continues

Posted January 16, 2017

City crews and equipment will be working this week to:

  • Clear catch basins in anticipation for this week’s thawing and rainfall events
  • Clear wheelchair ramps and bus stops of compacted snow and ice
  • Sweep and clear main roadways and priority routes of sand abrasives

Remove snow from catch basins and storm drains. Keeping catch basins and storm drains on your street clear of snow helps prevent flooding when snow melts. Report problems to our 24-hour service line at 604-294-7200.

Locate catch basins using the Burnaby Map:

  1. Select Layers button
  2. Expand Engineering Operations option > Infrastructure
  3. Select Storm > Catchbasin > Zoom into your street

Motorists are advised to be prepared for changing road conditions. Attention should be paid to water pooling around roadways due to forecasted rainfall this week.

Hazardous conditions, downed trees, potholes, and localized flooding can be reported to our 24-hour Emergency Dispatch at 604-294-7200. Non-emergency requests can be reported to 604-294-7460. We appreciate your patience as we work towards removing snow and ice in as many areas as possible. View Snow and Ice Control Information and Our Role as a City.

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Adapted Equipment

Adapted Equipment

Burnaby’s commitment to accessibility is reflected in the broad range of special equipment that has been installed in recreation centres and swimming pools across the city. This equipment is designed specifically for easy access and allows people with disabilities to exercise and be creative with varying degrees of independence.

Bill Copeland Sports Centre, Burnaby Lake Arena & Kensington Arena  
  • ice sledges for people with disabilities

 

Bonsor Recreation Complex  
  • houses the handcycle, which is available for people with physical disabilities
Central Park Outdoor Pool  
  • pool lift
  • aquatic wheelchair
  • accessible change room 
  • shower facilities people with physical disabilities
CG Brown  
  • aquatic pool lift
  • aquatic wheelchair
Edmonds Community Centre  
  • adapted weight room equipment
  • two accessible change rooms including shower facilities
  • adjustable change tables and an overhead lift system
  • Hot tub and leisure pool are zero entry with the hot tub having a handrail
  • Main pool has a water elevator and portable lift
Eileen Dailly Pool  
  • accessible change room that includes shower facilities
  • adjustable change table and an overhead lift system
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts  
  • one wheelchair accessible pottery wheel available for use in some classes. Please call Sharon Reay at 604-205-3012 if you would like to use this accessible wheel.
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