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5 Tips for Restarting Your Workout

Learn 5 tips for successfully restarting your fitness program and staying healthy.

Outdoor Fitness Equipment at Newton Seniors Park

Get Fit with Outdoor Fitness Equipment in Surrey Parks

Bring your workout outdoors and get active in Surrey parks.

National Drowning Prevention Week

Drowning Prevention Safety Tips for Summer

Learn how to be safe in and around water.

a young boy jumps off a diving board

Enjoy Water Sports & Outdoor Pools this Summer

Enjoy Summer in Surrey at an outdoor pool or from your paddleboard, kayak or canoe.

Kids playing soccer at an outdoor Summer Day Camp in Surrey.

What to Expect at Summer Day Camps this Year

Learn about the safety measures we're taking for day camps in Surrey.

Gentle Outdoor Exercise

Gentle Outdoor Workout

Stay active with these low impact exercises.

10 Fitness Equipment Alternatives

10 Fitness Equipment Alternatives

Swap your household items for at-home fitness equipments.

A boy riding his bike on the track.

Surrey’s Best Bike Trails and BMX Tracks

Check out bike trails and BMX destinations that are sure to keep you rolling back for more.

Dog playing at dog park

Dog Park Fun

Run & Play at these 17 Dog Off-leash Areas in Surrey

children in garden

10 Ways to Connect with Nature in your Neighbourhood

Learn ways keep children connected to nature and engaged in stewardship.

People walking at Crescent Beach enjoying a sunset.

Parks with Ponds, Lakes and Ocean Views

Grab your boots and take a walk near the water in Surrey's parks.

girl holding a tablet while video chatting

Stay Connected while Physical Distancing

Check out these fun ways of using technology to stay connected with friends & family.

Things to do at Home with Kids

Things to do at Home with Kids

Ideas to keep your kids engaged at home and support continued learning.

10 Ways to Spend Time While on Self-Quarantine

10 Ways to Spend Time at Home

Easy options to stay healty and active at home.

BC Celebrates Youth Week

Celebrating Youth in Surrey

Read how BC Youth Week inspires new online youth nights.

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Celebrating National Volunteer Week 2020

In honour of National Volunteer Week, we are putting the spotlight on City of Surrey's volunteers!


Surrey Youth Amplifying Their Voices

Read how the 2019 Youth Speak Up Forum encouraged youth participants to share their opinions.


From Participant to Volunteer to Employee

Read about Emma's rewarding journey from day camp participant to day camp leader.

Under the Stairs Dance Space

Dancing Under the Stairs

Read an inspiring Q&A with the dance pioneers who built a community from a "Space under the Stairs"

Surrey Youth Act on Climate Change

Surrey Youth Act on Climate Change

Read how a group of young citizens are volunteering to protect the environment.

Youth Peer Mentorship Members

Youth Peer Mentorship Program

Learn how the youth mentorship program is helping preteens build confidence and social skills.

Surrey’s Youth are Changing the Game

Surrey’s Youth are Stepping Up

Get inspired by these game-changing youth and join us for this year's Surrey Steps Up 2020 event.

Creating a Resource for Anti-Bullying Month

Surrey Kids Launch Anti-Bullying Campaign

Learn about what inspired the campaign and how you can help share ahead of Pink Shirt Day.

Family bonding ideas, family bonding, winter family activties

The Ultimate Guide to Family Bonding

Discover seasonal family bonding ideas with the City of Surrey.