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City of Burnaby actions on COVID-19

View updates on impacts to Burnaby programs, services and facilities.

Questions about City services, programs and facilities? Phone our call centre at 604-570-3800, 8am-6pm daily, or email covid19@burnaby.ca

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Closed Until Further Notice

Effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020 all City of Burnaby public facilities will be closed until further notice. View list

Refunds will be provided to anyone who has registered for programs affected by the closure of these facilities.

Online (WebReg) and phone-in registration is not available for Spring / Summer recreation and arts programs until further notice. 

City Hall will serve the public on an appointment-only basis in order to assist with social distancing during the COVID-19 crisis. Residents are advised to do business onlineby phone or delay non-essential business until a later date.

All other services remain operational including the RCMP main detachment and local fire halls.

Spring Summer Leisure Guide Become a Lifeguard Environment Awards

Spring / Summer 2020 Leisure Guide

Flip through the guide online, or pick up a copy in person on March 10. Registration for most programs begins March 11.

Become a Lifeguard

We're hiring! Great Pay. Flexible Hours. Earn School Credits. Learn more »

Help us recognize Burnaby’s environmental leaders!

Nominations for the 2020 Environmental Awards are being accepted until Friday, April 3. Learn More »


Be Active, Burnaby!

In Burnaby, you'll find leisure-time activities for all ages, interests and skill levels. We are pleased to provide a wide array of opportunities to learn something new, socialize with other like-minded individuals, or get fit and stay fit. Take advantage of the many opportunities we offer at our wonderful, well-equipped facilities and parks located throughout the city.

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  • Upcoming Events

      • Apr, 11 - 10:00 AM Farmers' Market - Cancelled
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  • What's New?

    New stretch of Central Park Perimeter Trail now complete
    Phase two of the trail offers walkers, cyclists and joggers a great way to be active in our city. Learn more »

    City breaks ground on new South Burnaby Arena
    Construction of Burnaby’s newest arena is now underway! The South Burnaby Arena will offer two NHL-sized rinks, as well as space for dry-floor sports and public gatherings. Located at 10th Avenue and 18th Street, the South Burnaby Arena will be easily accessible and is within walking distance of Byrne Creek Community School, Edmonds SkyTrain Station and the emerging Southgate community. Learn more »

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