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Outdoor Adventure Awaits

Youth Outdoor Opportunities

Get outside for some fun and adventure. For Surrey youth, one doesn’t have to venture far for awesome outdoor recreational opportunities. From our nature reserves, youth parks and BMX tracks, to forests, beaches and athletic fields, there’s no shortage of outdoor fun to be had in Surrey’s hub.

Here are just five local hot spots to consider. Ready, set, explore!

1. Back on track

Did you know that Surrey is home to some of the best mountain bike and BMX tracks and terrain in the Lower Mainland? Get your wheels turning at Surrey’s bike tracks and trails near you.

2. Catch some air

Are you a skateboarder, BMX bike rider, in-line skater or scooter rider? Surrey offers an abundance of skate parks where you can develop your skills and learn new skills:

Fraser Heights Youth Park
10588 160 St, Surrey

Kwantlen Youth Park
13035 104 Ave, Surrey

Chuck Bailey Youth Park
13458 107 Ave, Surrey

Bear Creek Youth Park
13750 88 Ave, Surrey

Fleetwood Youth Park
16555 Fraser Hwy, Surrey

Hazel Grove Park
7080 190 St, Surrey

Cloverdale Youth Park
176 St & 62 Ave & Bill Reid Way, Surrey,

South Surrey Athletic Park
2199 148 St, Surrey

3. Take a walk on the wild side

Surrey is home to a wide variety of nature trails winding through old-growth forests, meadows, and the bay shores. You’re guaranteed to spot many types of interesting wildlife—maybe even a black-tailed deer—as you meander through the scenic paths through Elgin Park,  Bose Forest Park or Surrey Lake Park, just to name a few. Here’s a complete list of Surrey nature trails.

4. Meet your Match

Want to work up a sweat and get some fresh air? Surrey is home to 67 public outdoor tennis courts that are conveniently located at 25 parks across the city. Grab your tennis racket and visit a tennis court in your neighbourhood with your friends and family. Playing tennis outdoors is a great way to stay active, free-of-charge. Check out a tennis court in a Surrey Park today!

5. Back to the beach

Enjoy a scenic stroll along the pier and nature trails at Crescent Beach. The best beach access points are found on Beecher Street, Sullivan Street, and Target Street. At Sullivan Point, you will find spots to play beach volleyball and a large grassy area ideal for a blanket picnic. Crescent Beach is located at 12160 Beecher Street.

Whether it is physical exercise or mental wellness, there is no question that nature benefits our wellbeing. Numerous studies have shown that nature is a truly healing place. Getting outside can enhance social behaviour, help alleviate stress, promote mental health and more.

No matter what activity you decide to do, have fun unplugging and exploring the bounty of outdoor recreation that Surrey has to offer.