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Stage 3 Water Shortage Response Plan In Effect Until Rescinded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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No Charcoal Barbeques in Burnaby Parks

The Wildfire Management Branch has banned open burning in the Coastal Fire Region due to drying weather conditions. Due to these fire restrictions, charcoal barbeques in City of Burnaby parks and beaches are prohibited. At this time, only propane gas barbeques are permitted. Please check back for further updates on whether all types of barbequing will be banned if conditions worsen.

No Smoking in Burnaby Parks, Trails and Green Spaces

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 Burnaby parks, trail systems and green spaces. "No Smoking" signs are being posted in parks and trails throughout the City. The ban will remain in effect until further notice.

Phone: Allotment Clerk 604-294-7222
Email: parksallotments@burnaby.ca 

These areas have been designated as formal group-picnic areas. Exclusive use of these picnic facilities is granted to those individuals possessing a valid picnic allotment.  Read more on Reserving or Booking a Picnic Site and obtaining an allotment.

Picnic Brochure

Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Park 
NOTE: Limited availability on weekends in June, July and August.
Located along Fraser River at the foot of Byrne Road.  
Picnic Map

  • 14 picnic tables at each site
  • Available May-September
  • Covered picnic shelters, washrooms, water, 2 outdoor volleyball courts, trails, playgrounds, view of the Fraser River, no vehicle access, no electricity
  • #1 Area accommodates 200 people
  • #2 Area accommodates 200 people

Barnet Marine Park 
NOTE: Limited availability on weekends in June, July and August.
Located at Barnet Beach in North Burnaby
Picnic Map

  • 14 picnic tables at each site
  • Available May-September
  • Concession, washrooms, water, view of Burrard Inlet, no lifeguards on duty, no electricity, vehicle access for drop off requested through parks administration office must be at the time of booking - permit is required.
  • #1 Area accommodates 100 people
  • #2 Area accommodates 100 people  

Confederation Park
NOTE: Weekends in June, July and August are fully booked.
Located in North Burnaby
Picnic Map 

  • 33 picnic tables (15 in site 1 and 18 in site 2)
  • Available from May to September
  • Bocce courts, lawn bowling, tennis courts, trails, children's playground, running track, washrooms, shelters, power and water, spray pool (summer only). Electricity and vehicle access (permit required) for drop off must be requested through parks administration office at the time of booking.
  • 2 areas each accommodating 200 people

Central Park 
NOTE: Weekends in June, July and August are fully booked.
Picnic Map

  • 40 picnic tables (22 in site 1 and 18 in site 2)
  • Available May-September
  • Pitch & putt golf course, tennis courts, outdoor pool, groomed jogging trails and fitness circuit, Variety Park children's playground, washrooms, water, sand volleyball court, no vehicle access and no electricity
  • #1 Area accommodates 200 people
  • #2 Area accommodates 100 people 
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