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Outdoor Recreation

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Explore the Outdoors

Breathe in the fresh air while you explore the beautiful outdoors. Programs offered throughout the year include 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!

Try It!  

Canoeing at Deer Lake

Summer - July/August

  • Crazy about Canoeing | 6-8 yrs | July 7 | 9am-3pm |  431429
  • Crazy about Canoeing | 9-12 yrs | Jul 7 | 9am-3pm | 431430
  • Evening Canoeing | 16 yrs + | Jul 12 | 6-8:30pm | 432309
  • Crazy about Canoeing | 6-8 yrs | Jul 14 | 9am-3pm | 431431
  • Crazy about Canoeing | 9-12 yrs | Jul 14 | 9am-3pm | 431432
  • Youth Canoeing | 13-16 yrs | Jul 23 | 1-3pm | 432297
  • Canoeing at Deer Lake | 16 yrs + | Jul 23 | 9:30am-12:30pm | 432242
  • Evening Canoeing | 16 yrs + | Aug 29 | 5:30-8pm | 432310

Hiking

Summer - July/August 

  • Hiking Day Trip | 19 yrs + | Jul 9 | 10am-3pm | Rice Lake & Lynn Creek | 431815
  • Hiking Day Trip | 19 yrs + | Aug 20 | 10am-3pm | Whyte Lake | 431816  

Kayaking

Spring - May/June

  • Introduction to Ocean Kayaking | 19 yrs + | Jun 23 | Eileen Dailly Pool and Barnet Marine Park | 432217  

Summer - July/August

  • Keen for Kayaks | 8-12 yrs | Jul 5 | 9am-3pm | Deer Lake | 432300
  • NEW! Full Moon Kayak | 16 yrs + | Jul 8 | 7-9:30pm | Barnet Marine Park | 432294
  • Keen for Kayaks | 8-12 yrs | Jul 12 | 9am-3pm | Deer Lake | 432301
  • Introduction to Ocean Kayaking | 19 yrs + | Jul 14 | Eileen Dailly & Barnet Marine | 432221
  • Morning Kayak | 16 yrs + | Jul 15 | 10am-12:30pm | Barnet Marine | 432283
  • Youth Kayaking | 13-16 yrs | Jul 15 | 1-3:30pm | Barnet Marine | 432320
  • Evening Sunset Kayak | 16 yrs + | Jul 18 | 6-8:30pm | Barnet Marine | 432311
  • Keen for Kayaks | 8-12 yrs | Jul 19 | 9am-3pm | Deer Lake | 432302
  • Burrard Inlet Kayak | 19 yrs + | Jul 22 | 10am-2:30pm | Barnet Marine | 432314
  • Keen for Kayaks | 8-12 yrs | Jul 26 | 9am-3pm | Deer Lake | 432303
  • Keen for Kayaks | 8-12 yrs | Aug 2 | 9am-3pm | Deer Lake | 432304
  • NEW! Full Moon Kayak | 16 yrs + | Aug 7 | 6:15-8:45pm | Barnet Marine Park | 432295
  • Keen for Kayaks | 8-12 yrs | Aug 9 | 9am-3pm | Deer Lake | 432305
  • Morning Kayak | 16 yrs + | Aug 13 | 10am-12:30pm | Barnet Marine | 432284
  • Youth Kayaking | 13-16 yrs | Aug 13 | 1-3:30pm | Barnet Marine | 432318
  • Keen for Kayaks | 8-12 yrs | Aug 16 | 9am-3pm | Deer Lake | 432306
  • Evening Sunset Kayak | 16 yrs + | 5:30-8pm | Barnet Marine | 432313
  • Keen for Kayaks | 8-12 yrs | Aug 23 | 9am-3pm | Deer Lake | 432307
  • Burrard Inlet Kayak | 19 yrs + | Aug 27 | 10am-2:30pm | Barnet Marine | 432317
  • Keen for Kayaks | 8-12 yrs | Aug 30 | 9am-3pm | Deer Lake | 432308

For more information on canoeing, hiking and kayaking programs, check out the Outdoor Programs brochure.

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. The Farmer's Market is running May to October on Saturday's at City Hall - please allow extra time to find parking or take transit.

More Information

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