Stage 3 Water Shortage Response Plan In Effect Until Rescinded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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Willingdon Heights Park Playground Activities

Wading Pools Closed Until Further Notice

Following Metro Vancouver’s activation of Stage 2 Water Shortage Response Plan, wading pools will be closed until further notice. Spray pools (operated on a push-button system will remain operational from 9am-9pm). The playground leader will continue to be on site – join us for sports, games, and creative art activities, see schedule below.

Location Carleton & William 
Seasonal activities take place by the wading pool.
Amenities   Wading Pool - Closed
Playground Activities  

Week 1 (July 2-4): Welcome Rainbow
Week 2 (July 7-11): Space Adventures
Week 3 (July 14-18): Dinosaur Time
Week 4 (July 21-25): Rumble in Willingdon Jungle
Week 5 (July 28-August 1): Pirates

Stay tuned for more information.


Art in the Park! 
Join us Tuesday, July 21 from 2:30-4pm, here at Willingdon Park for Art in the Park. FREE for all ages! Bring your creativity as professional artists bring hands-on art experiences to a park near you. Listen to world music from different cultures while you work with clay! Let textures and patterns from around the globe inspire your creations of mandalas and more. Weather permitting. 

And, Art in the Park will be at other parks throughout the summer. Hope you can join us!