Recreation

Surrey city hall. (File photo)

Surrey council gives final nod to $150.6 million in loans for recreation projects

City will take out loans over 25 years to pay for three major recreation projects in the city centre, Cloverdale and Newton

 

A sign posted to a tree in Maccaud Park urges people to email White Rock City Council and oppose the construction of pickleball courts in the park. (Ken Jones photo)

White Rock council deems Maccaud Park pickleball courts out of bounds

Unanimous vote against constructing courts follows public feedback

 

Fishing licences came available for sale Thursday, April 1, and the federal government has introduced a new tool to help anglers – those who are required – to record their catches. (Black Press Media files)

New digital recording tool available for fishing licence sales in B.C.

Anglers can now use an ‘easy’ online system to take note of fish they have caught, as per DFO rules

 

City of White Rock council left open the possibility of building pickleball courts in Maccaud Park, which is located near 1475 Kent St. Coun. Scott Kristjanson says pickleball courts would address the need for recreational opportunities on the east side of White Rock as well as address drainage problems in the south section (pictured) of the park. (Google image)

Council divided on pickleball courts in White Rock’s Maccaud Park

Councillors leave open possibility of building courts to address recreation needs, drainage issues

City of White Rock council left open the possibility of building pickleball courts in Maccaud Park, which is located near 1475 Kent St. Coun. Scott Kristjanson says pickleball courts would address the need for recreational opportunities on the east side of White Rock as well as address drainage problems in the south section (pictured) of the park. (Google image)
Sugar Lake is just as sweet in winter, with a variety of cool-weather activities to enjoy.

Summer is sweet at Sugar Lake (and winter’s pretty cool, too!)

Year-round memories await at your lakeside Okanagan cabin

  • Mar 1, 2021
Sugar Lake is just as sweet in winter, with a variety of cool-weather activities to enjoy.
The Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre will reopen Wednesday, the City of Surrey has announced. (Ema Peter Photography/Canadian Wood Council photo)

Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre, Clayton Community Centre to reopen

Both facilities will open Feb. 10, according to City of Surrey report

The Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre will reopen Wednesday, the City of Surrey has announced. (Ema Peter Photography/Canadian Wood Council photo)
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Surrey to borrow $150 million for three major recreation projects

That’s for a sports complex in the city centre, a sports and ice complex in Cloverdale and a community centre in Newton

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Construction on the main foyer at the soon-to-be opened Clayton Community Centre. (Photo courtesy of HCMA Architecture + Design)

Clayton Community Centre opening delayed again

City says Provincial Health Order reason for latest delay

Construction on the main foyer at the soon-to-be opened Clayton Community Centre. (Photo courtesy of HCMA Architecture + Design)
A group of four is doing a 70-kilometre hike on Friday, Sept. 18 in memory of Brook Morrison, who went missing in Abbotsford on Sept. 1 and whose body was found three days later.

Fraser Valley foursome to hike 70km over mountains in memory of friend

Friends from Abbotsford and Langley to hike from Hope to Tulameen for Brook Morrison

A group of four is doing a 70-kilometre hike on Friday, Sept. 18 in memory of Brook Morrison, who went missing in Abbotsford on Sept. 1 and whose body was found three days later.
Pacific Junior Hockey League team Surrey Knights on the ice at North Surrey Sport & Ice Complex at the start of last season. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

North Surrey rink to reopen first as part of city’s phased schedule for facilities

Councillor pushes for Surrey’s pools and aquatic centres to reopen this month

Pacific Junior Hockey League team Surrey Knights on the ice at North Surrey Sport & Ice Complex at the start of last season. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
This screenshot taken from a video shot by surf instructor Shannon Brown shows a watercraft operator in the surf zone off Chesterman Beach. Since being shared on social media, the video has sparked concerns over water safety. (Image from video by Shannon Brown)
This screenshot taken from a video shot by surf instructor Shannon Brown shows a watercraft operator in the surf zone off Chesterman Beach. Since being shared on social media, the video has sparked concerns over water safety. (Image from video by Shannon Brown)
The outdoor pools in North Delta (pictured) and Ladner will reopen to the public on Monday, July 6, 2020. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)

Outdoor pools in Delta to reopen next week

Both the North Delta and Ladner pools will open on Monday, July 6

The outdoor pools in North Delta (pictured) and Ladner will reopen to the public on Monday, July 6, 2020. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)
(Photo: surrey.ca/daycamps)

‘Limited selection’ of summer day camps in Surrey, registration starts June 14

Registration opens Sunday, June 14 for camps in July and August

(Photo: surrey.ca/daycamps)
The sign pictured has drawn its share of attention from Maple Ridge Leisure Centre patrons. (Ronan O’Doherty - THE NEWS)

Maple Ridge Leisure Centre’s ‘no nude zone’ sign draws attention

Universal change room has many private stalls for patrons to use

The sign pictured has drawn its share of attention from Maple Ridge Leisure Centre patrons. (Ronan O’Doherty - THE NEWS)
A rise of misconduct at the Nelson and District Community Complex has put a stress on staff and patrons. Photo: Tyler Harper

10 people banned in two weeks from B.C. rec centre for drugs, squatting

Suspensions were for setting up sleeping bags in washrooms, theft, verbal abuse of staff, and more

A rise of misconduct at the Nelson and District Community Complex has put a stress on staff and patrons. Photo: Tyler Harper