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Stage 3 Water Shortage Response Plan In Effect Until Rescinded

Posted July 20, 2015

All forms of lawn sprinkling using treated drinking water are further curtailed. See the At A Glance Guide to know what type of water use is restricted under Metro Vancouver's Water Shortage Response Plan Stage 3 and is enforced by the City of Burnaby. Learn more »

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. Learn more »

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Seniors (55+) Centres

55+ 

Spanish explorer Ponce de León may or may not have found a literal fountain of youth, but modern researchers and a generation of active adults have certainly discovered one for themselves. The real secret to longevity and quality of life?

Staying fit and being active.

To build community and promote good health in our aging population, Burnaby is home to four 55+ Centres. Two are located within recreation centres and the other two are stand alone. Social, educational and recreational hubs for citizens of a “certain age” (55 is the new 35, some say!), these centres are great spots to meet new friends, take dance and art classes, karaoke, sample great food during restaurant outings, and generally have a blast with a fascinating and friendly mix of people. As for staying active, see if anyone can keep up while you join in on exercise classes, table tennis, snooker, bridge, hiking, badminton, shuffleboard, Nintendo Wii, Tai Chi or chess.