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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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 included 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!

Take a browse through our Outdoor Programs and sign up today.

Try It!  

Canoeing at Deer Lake

  • Crazy about Canoeing | 6-8 yrs
    Aug 19 | 9am-3pm | 369134
    Aug 26 | 9am-3pm | 369136

  • Crazy about Canoeing | 9-12 yrs
    Aug 19 | 9am-3pm | 396135
    Aug 26 | 9am-3pm | 396137


  • Keen on Kayaks - Deer Lake | 8-12 yrs 
    Aug 17 | 9am-3pm | 396868
    Aug 24 | 9am-3pm | 396869

  • Evening Sunset Kayak | 16 yrs +
    Aug 18 | 5:30-8pm | 396219 

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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Interested in canoeing, kayaking, hiking or snowshoeing, but don’t see a day or time that meets your schedule? Get a group together and we’ll work with you to create a custom-tailored course to meet your needs. Canoeing / kayaking available until mid-October