Surrey Youth Showcase: Celebrating Youth

Date: Saturday, April 30, 2016
Event Time: 10:00am–11:30pm
Location: Guildford Recreation Centre (15105 105 Avenue)
Cost: Free

Celebrate youth and kick-off Youth Week at one of the City's largest annual youth events.

Participate in the basketball tournaments or breakdance battle, attend the pool party, watch the dance showcase, get a henna or airbrush tattoo, make a button, snap a photo at the booth, eat chocolate and popcorn, play games, win prizes and more.

Enjoy fun activities throughout day, and relax in the evening with free food, a DJ and cool lights at the pool party.

This free, annual event is a unique opportunity for youth to connect with the community, develop a sense of inclusion and belonging, and showcase their talents in a fun, safe and positive environment. 


Time Activity
10:00am-11:30am Wheelchair Basketball Tournament
11:30am-12:00pm Open Gym & Opening Ceremonies
12:00pm-8:00pm 5-on-5 Basketball Tournament
4:00pm-6:00pm Breakdance Prelims and Open Cyphers
6:30pm-9:00pm Breakdance Battle
8:30pm-9:00pm Basketball Tournament Presentation Ceremony
8:30pm-11:30pm Pool Party (doors close at 9:30pm)












Take advantage of these free activities throughout the day while visiting the exhibitors: selfie booth, button maker, henna, basketball hoops, popcorn, chocolate, airbrush tattoo, games and prizes.

Pool Party

Enjoy free food, a DJ and cool lights at the pool party from 8:30-11:30pm. All youth between 13-18 years of age are invited to attend. Doors will close at 9:30pm. Call 604-501-5100 or visit a recreation centre to register with #4471969.

Breakdance Battle

Participate in Surrey's largest youth battle. It's free for everyone and competitors must be 18 years of age and under. Sign up for the battle and receive a loot bag at the event. There are prizes for 2 vs 2 Break Battle, 1 vs 1 Footwork Battle, 1 vs 1 B-Girl Battle and Cypher Battles.

Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

Everyone between 10-18 years of age is invited to join the 2-on-2 wheelchair basketball tournament followed by a skills competition from 10:00-11:30am. Register with #4483335 at a recreation centre or call 604-501-5100. All players will receive a loot bag. Teams will be created based on registration. Chairs are provided and space is limited.

5-on-5 Basketball Tournament

The city-wide youth basketball tournament is open to junior girls and boys (ages 13-15) and senior girls and boys (ages 15-18). Tons of prizes are up for grabs: MVPs, Best Sportsmanship, 1st place team, runner up for each division and more. Register your team using the form below or visit your local recreation centre.

Register for the 5-on-5 Basketball Tournament

All teams must register by Friday, April 22, 2016 and each player will receive a lootbag. There is a maximum of seven players per team. Space is limited. If you’re an individual looking for a team, please email

Please note that fields marked with an asterisk (*) must be completed.