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Central Park

Multi-Use Trail Construction

Please note that the Central Park Tennis Court parking lot will be closed from August 6-23 due to the staging and installation of poured-in-place rubber surfacing on the Patterson Multi-Use Trail. Patterson Avenue Multi-Use Trail is the second phase of a multi-phase construction project which will provide a lit perimeter pedestrian and cycling trail around Central Park. This portion of the trail will be completed by early fall. All efforts will be made to minimize inconveniences during the construction period. 

For reporting issues related to hazardous conditions in a park, trail or sidewalks bordering a park or city facility, please contact Park Operations by phone (604-294-7206) or email (parks@burnaby.ca).

Central Park

Trees, Trees, Trees!

This 86.4-hectare urban park is notable for its immense douglas fir, western hemlock, cedar, poplar and maple groves. Central Park is known for its excellent sports and recreation facilities. Tennis courts outdoor swimming pool, horseshoe pitch and a pitch-and-putt golf course are popular draws. Anchoring the park is Swangard Stadium, host facility for many sporting, cultural, corporate and fundraising events.

View the photo gallery or learn the history of Central Park.


  • Perimeter Trail
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Playing Fields 
  • Playground 
  • Cycling (Limited To Urban Trail Only)
  • Lawn Bowling Green
  • Push-button Spray Pad (operates 9am-9pm starting on the Victoria Day long weekend in May until September)

wheelchair Accessibility Information 


  • 21 total designated parking stalls available throughout the various surface parking areas
  • Additional designated stalls are made available during special events

Entry/Interior Access:

  • trails have either finely crushed gravel or hard packed earth surfaces
  • the paved BC Parkway trail offers another trail alternative
  • Accessible picnic tables throughout the picnic areas in the park
  • Central Park Outdoor Pool has an accessible washroom/change room and shower
  • the pool has a lift and aquatic wheelchair


  • All washroom buildings have accessible washroom stalls
Recommended Walk

Recommended Walks

Outdoor pool, pond, stadium, tennis and so much more... did we mention the trees?

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Detailed Map

Detailed Map

Detailed walking and hiking maps or you can follow the Terry Fox run map.

Getting Here

Getting Here

Just off of  Boundary Road and Kingsway with  easy access to SkyTrain.

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See our Eco-sculptures
Reserve Your Picnic
Wading Pools