Register for Burnaby’s winter programs this December

Last updated: November 15, 2022

The City of Burnaby will open registrations for the winter season from December 6-19. Download the Winter Program Guide to browse and shortlist programs to easily find your favourites when registrations open. 

Registrations for Burnaby residents open at 10 am on:

  • Tuesday, December 6 for recreation programs
  • Wednesday December 7 for arts and heritage programs
  • Wednesday December 14 for swimming lessons
  • Thursday December 15 for skating lessons 

General registration will open at 10 am on December 9 for recreation, arts and heritage programs and December 19 for skating and swimming lessons.

This winter, we're excited to introduce the Lifesaving Society Swim for Life program which will replace the Canadian Red Cross Swim Kids program starting January 2023. To find your child’s new swim lesson level visit

Families are reminded that children can only be registered in 1 set of swim and skate lessons at a time. You may register your child for the next set of lessons only after the completion of the lesson set they are currently registered in. Your child may be withdrawn from a swimming or skating program if registered in more than 1 lesson set per season.

Burnaby offers a wide variety of programming for different ages, including: 

  • Seniors: 55+ bus trips, Active Aging Yoga, Zumba®, Munchies & a Movie, tai chi, and line dancing;
  • Adults: drop-in dance classes or K-pop at Bonsor, ballet, jazz or watercolour at Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, or cycle, barre, and kickboxing at our recreation facilities. 
  • Youth: Youth Leadership, Camp Madawaska, weight training, or Dungeons & Dragons; 
  • Children: Spring Break Camps, ballet, acro dance, Young Voices and Pro-D Day Camp; and
  • Preschoolers: Sports & Games, Play to Learn Preschool, Kinder Cooking and Baby Signing & Song 

For more details, download the winter guide:

Media contact:
Chris Bryan
Manager, Public Affairs
Public Affairs Office
604-570-3616 | [email protected]

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