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Sports Field Closures

During the Winter Months

During the winter (September to March), sports fields are inspected each week to determine their condition and availability for play. The field closure announcement will be made by 2:00 PM on Thursdays on both the phone line (604-294-7984) and the website, and then, as needed, a revised update will be made by 11:00 AM on Fridays.

Changing Weather Conditions Updates

During changing weather conditions, please call the FIELD INFO LINE (604-294-7984) for the most up-to-date sports field closure information.

NOTE: User discretion MUST always be used on all Burnaby fields. Snow removal is NOT permitted on any fields.

Closure Update as of February 21, 2017 (updated at 11:00am)

Artificial Turf Fields

Type Status Comments
Burnaby Lake Sports Complex West Field # 1  Artificial   OPEN
 
Burnaby Lake Sports Complex West Field # 2  Artificial OPEN
Burnaby Lake Sports Complex West Field # 3  Artificial  OPEN
Burnaby Lake Sports Complex West Field # 4  Artificial  OPEN
Burnaby Central Secondary School  Artificial  OPEN
 
Burnaby North Secondary School  Artificial  OPEN
Byrne Creek Secondary School  Artificial  OPEN

Cariboo Hill Secondary School  Artificial  OPEN

 

Grass Fields

Type Status Comments
Beecher Mini # 1 Grass OPEN
User discretion
Bell Mini # 1 Grass OPEN
User discretion
Bonsor - Super 8 Grass  OPEN
User discretion
Burnaby Heights Park Grass  OPEN
User discretion
Burnaby Lake Sports Complex East # 1 Grass  CLOSED

Burnaby Lake Sports Complex East # 2 Grass  CLOSED

Burnaby Lake Sports Complex East # 3 Grass  OPEN
User discretion
Burnaby Lake Sports Complex East # 4 Grass  OPEN
User discretion
Burnaby Lake Sports Complex East # 5 Grass  OPEN
User discretion
Burnaby Lake Sports Complex East # 6 Grass  OPEN
User discretion
Burnaby Lake Sports Complex East # 7 Grass  CLOSED
Burnaby Lake Sports Complex East # 8 Grass  CLOSED
Burnaby Lake Sports Complex East # 9 Grass CLOSED
Charles Rummel Mini # 1  Grass  OPEN
User discretion
Charles Rummel Mini # 2  Grass OPEN
User discretion
Confederation Park Mini # 1 - Upper  Grass  OPEN
User discretion
Confederation Park Mini #2 - Upper  Grass  OPEN
User discretion
Confederation Park Oval  Grass  OPEN
User discretion
Harwood Park  Grass  OPEN
User discretion
Harwood Park Mini # 1  Grass  OPEN
User discretion
Harwood Park Mini # 2  Grass  OPEN
User discretion
Kensington # 4  Grass  OPEN
User discretion
Kensington Mini # 4   Grass  OPEN
User discretion
Kensington # 5  Grass  OPEN User discretion
Kisbey - Super 8  Grass  OPEN
User discretion
Riverway # 1 Lower East  Grass  CLOSED
Riverway # 2 Lower West  Grass  CLOSED
Riverway # 3 Upper East  Grass  OPEN
User discretion
Riverway # 4 Upper West  Grass  OPEN
User discretion
Riverway Mini # 5 Lower East  Grass  CLOSED
Riverway Mini # 6 Lower West  Grass  CLOSED
Riverway Mini # 7 Upper West  Grass  OPEN User discretion
Riverway Mini # 8 Upper East  Grass  OPEN
User discretion
Wesburn Park  Grass OPEN
User discretion
Willingdon - Super 8  Grass  OPEN
User discretion

 

Gravel Fields

Type Status Comments
Bonsor  Gravel OPEN User discretion
Burnaby Lake East Field #10 Gravel  CLOSED  
Capital Hill Gravel OPEN User discretion
Cariboo Park  Gravel OPEN  User discretion
Cariboo School  Gravel OPEN  User discretion
Confederation  Gravel OPEN User discretion
Forest Grove  Gravel OPEN User discretion 
Kensington #2, #3 & #7 Gravel OPEN User discretion
Rene Park  Gravel OPEN User discretion
Wesburn Park  Gravel OPEN User discretion
Westridge  Gravel OPEN User discretion
Willingdon Gravel OPEN User discretion 


Determining Conditions

In deciding whether to CLOSE a field, Parks staff will take into account the safety and playability of the field, as well as any potential damage it could suffer due to play in poor conditions. If staff determine that a field is CLOSED due to poor conditions, this field will not be available for use until a subsequent inspection is carried out by designated City of Burnaby staff.

A field in marginal condition may be available for use depending on the weather and state of the field at the time of inspection. In this case, Parks staff will leave the field OPEN TO USER DISCRETION. In general, if weather and surface conditions improve by the weekend, the field may be suitable for use. However, if the weather deteriorates, or field conditions remain poor (snow, frost, standing water, muddy or mushy playing surface), user groups are expected to show good judgement by not using the field. If poor judgement is exercised by user groups, and field damage occurs, groups may incur fines.