Parks, Recreation & Culture Plans
Surrey is home to world class nature reserves, beaches, skate parks, forests, recreation and art centres, public art and bike trails. Our recreational and cultural facilities provide amenities and services for a growing population of over half a million people. As we grow we add new facilities and services, guided by the Parks Recreation & Culture Strategic Plan.
In addition to our 10-Year Strategic Plan, we have developed a variety of supplementary parks, recreation and culture strategies to guide the development of focus areas. Explore recent plans and strategies below.
See Surrey's vision for a city where people can enjoy being actively engaged for life.
Learn the plans towards our framework for Surrey's biodiversity goals and targets and conservation priorities for the City.
Review the Blueways Master Plan that outlines objectives to encourage paddling, increase access to Surrey's waterways and enhance value of o [...]
Learn about Surrey's Child and Youth Friendly City Strategy.
Explore the new Cultural Plan - a guide to future development of arts and heritage in the City of Surrey.
Let Rover run free in any of Surrey's 9 dog off-leash parks.
Review the Greenways Master Plan and discover almost 90 kilometres of existing Surrey greenways, and more than 350 kilometres planned.
Explore Surrey's Natural Area Management Plan, including the Natural Areas Access and Recreation Strategy.
Explore the standards of park design through the Parks Standard Construction Document, a reference to guide the park development process.
Help shape Surrey. Your ideas will form the future of our parks, recreation & culture.
See the upcoming initiatives as part of the The Sport Tourism Strategy, advancing Surrey as a leader in the Sport Tourism industry.
Other Parks & Recreation Plans, Strategies and Documents
Arterial Median Landscape Guidelines (3.2MB) 2014
Review the standards for landscaping on Surrey's arterial medians.
Bicycle Recreation Facilities Strategy (2.89MB) 2007
Get updated on the recent trends in cycling, and vision for future bike parks and facilities in the City.
Environmental Design Guidelines (1MB) Updated June 2012
Discover how Parks designs and builds all our facilities and park spaces in the City.
Playground Master Plan (3MB) 2001
See lists of existing playgrounds and the the process for planning and developing new playgrounds.
Shade Tree Management Plan (2.8MB) 2016
Learn about how the City plans and maintains shade trees on public property in parks and along streets.