A rendering of people running a track and field

Learn about the Capital and Construction Projects planned for Surrey.

As outlined in our Major General Capital program, the City of Surrey is investing in several significant Capital Projects to meet the growing demands of residents.

Over the next five years (2021- 2025), Surrey's growing population will benefit from new and improved recreation facilities, arenas, sports fields, parks, and arts & culture amenities.

Learn more about the upcoming Capital Projects.

Featured Projects

SkyTrain Early Works

As part of early works to prepare for the Surrey Langley SkyTrain project, the City will be widening Fraser Highway from 96 Avenue to 148 Street. The improvements include two lanes of travel in each direction, enhanced culverts for fish and wildlife passage and expanded multi-use paths for cyclists and pedestrians to align with SkyTrain.

A road sign that reads "Fraser Highway Widening: SkyTrain Early Works"

Newton Community Centre

The Newton Community Centre will be achieved through a multi-phase development with the potential to provide aquatic, cultural, library and recreation services to meet the demand of the fast-growing Newton community. Outdoor amenity space will also be provided. Community engagement and facility usage trends will guide the development process. 

Boy in a library

Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre Expansion

City of Surrey is expanding Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre located in City Centre. The facility expansion will include:

  • the addition of a new sports complex;
  • an expanded range of recreation, arts and culture programming;
  • new indoor and outdoor amenities; and
  • enhanced learning and social opportunities.

Learn more about the Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre Expansion and how to get involved. 

An empty basketball court

Photo: Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre

Interactive Art Museum

In 2025, funds will be allocated to the first world-class cultural facility in Surrey and a major attraction in City Centre. The Interactive Art Museum (“iAM”) will feature creative spaces for contemporary art learning, such as art exhibition halls, TechLab and maker spaces, open studios for artists in residence, events rooms, a performance hall, and outdoor space for creative temporary projects. This 60,000 sq. ft concept is aligned with federal funding program priorities.

Photo: SITE Photography. Experiencing Surrey Art Gallery’s Garden in the Machine exhibition.

Photo: SITE Photography. Experiencing Surrey Art Gallery’s Garden in the Machine exhibition.

Cloverdale Sport & Ice Complex 

The Cloverdale Sport & Ice Complex will provide additional ice in Cloverdale to meet the community’s needs for ice hockey, figure skating, public lessons, skating sessions and dry-floor summer use for sports such as lacrosse and ball hockey.

Hockey players on the ice in the middle of a game

Photo: Cloverdale Arena

New Neighbourhood & Destination Parks

Nicomekl Riverfront Park

We are planning a complete park system along the south bank of the Nicomekl River to create a conservation-oriented riverfront park that integrates ecological improvements, public access, new amenities, public art, and heritage with natural spaces and habitats. Construction is planned to begin in 2022 on some portions of the park and is expected to continue for several years.

    Photo: Nicomekl Riverfront

    A river with greenery on each side

    Grandview Heights Community Park

    A new community park is being planned for the area next to the new Grandview Heights Secondary School. Design is planned to begin in 2022.

      Fleetwood Athletic Park

      The development of a new athletic park in Fleetwood will greatly improve the availability of field space for many sport groups. Design is planned to begin in 2022.

        Neighbourhood Parks

        Two new neighbourhood parks are being planned and designed for construction in 2022, South Newton Neighbourhood Park, and North-East Clayton Neighbourhood Park.

        New Park Amenities & Facilities

        Bear Creek Athletics Centre

        The new Bear Creek Athletics Centre will replace the existing track at Bear Creek Park, elevating the facility to international standards, and provide a new synthetic turf field in the track infield. The improvements will accommodate a full range of track and field sports and include a partially covered grandstand with permanent seating for 2,200 spectators integrated into the existing park. The new grandstand will include team changerooms, officials’ rooms, equipment storage space, ticketing office, public washrooms and concession facilities. 

        girl running track in orange jacket

        Photo: Track Concept Image

        Unwin Community Park

        The City has acquired the last property to expand this community park with planning and detailed design starting in 2024. A range of new amenities will include accessible washrooms and improved trails and paths.

        Unwin Park

        Photo: Unwin Park Accessible Playground

        Kabaddi Facility

        A new kabaddi space, including a grass field, bleachers and a supporting facilities is being designed.

        Kabaddi players

        Photo: Kabaddi Sport

        Biodiversity Preserve Park Improvements

        The City now has three significant biodiversity preserve parks comprised of over 300 acres of land. This project will implement several renovations, repairs, and improvements to those parks.

        Field of grass

        Photo: Godwin Biodiversity Preserve Park

        South Surrey Athletic Park Track Replacement

        The track at South Surrey Athletic Park has reached the end of its lifespan and will be resurfaced.

        Trail and Path Development

        Improvements are planned for Holland Park, Bakerview Park, South Surrey Athletic Park, Bothwell Park, and numerous linear park connections throughout the City’s neighbourhood park system.

        New Park Shelters

        The City will install several new park shelters across the City within its park system.

         

         

        Young girl on a running track

        Photo: Runner on Bear Creek Park Track

        Park trail

        Photo: Clayton Park Trail

        TE Scott Picnic Table

        Photo: Sheltered Picnic Table at T.E. Scott Park

        Outdoor Volleyball Courts

        This project is for the design and construction of new outdoor volleyball courts. The first court is planned to be constructed in Newton within Kabaddi Park, in 2021.

        Newton Artificial Turf Field & Washrooms

        This project will include construction of a new artificial turf field and changeroom/washroom in the Newton area. 

        Artificial Turf Field Replacements

        Planned replacements, in order of priority, are Hjorth Road Park, Cloverdale Athletic Park, Newton Athletic Park, Tom Binnie Park and South Surrey Athletic Park.

        Sunnyside Pickleball & Bike Park

        Working with Metro Vancouver, this project will complete park improvements in the area, including the development of new pickleball courts and bike park upgrades. Completion anticipated by the end of 2021.

        City Centre Spray Park & Pickleball Court

        This project includes the design and construction of a new, dedicated pickleball facility with lighting along with a new spray park in City Centre.

        Newton Athletic Park Walking Track

        This project is for the design and development of a 400-metre, three-lane rubberized walking loop in Newton Athletic Park in coordination with the construction of a new synthetic turf field. Construction to begin in 2021.

        Arts & Culture Facility Expansions & Improvements

        Surrey Arts Centre Renovation

        This project includes maintaining and improving the facility’s accessibility and operations. Learning, production and presentation spaces will also be upgraded.

        Crescent Park Studio

        The underutilized caretaker’s residence at Crescent Park will be renovated to provide a vibrant community art studio for ceramics learning, production and sharing.

        Semiahmoo Arts Studios

        Funding is being allocated towards developing community arts space in the Semiahmoo Town Centre.

        Surrey Arts Centre and a blue sky

        Photo: Surrey Arts Centre

        Close up of hands shaping clay bowls

        Photo: Cultural Programming

        Child painting a pottery piece with mom

        Photo: Cultural Programming

        Indigenous Carving Centres

        With locations in North Surrey and South Surrey, these carving centres will support the City’s reconciliation efforts while providing unique, accessible venues to support cultural practices, through ongoing carving initiatives.

        Pop-up Heritage Displays

        This project will see the installation of temporary or semi-permanent heritage features installed in the public realm such as streetscapes, plazas, and urban parks to share local heritage across the City.

        1912 Municipal Hall Upgrades

        This funding will provide seismic upgrades and flood mitigation infrastructure that respects and enhances the heritage value of this building and prolongs its use.

        A closeup of a person using wood carving tools

        Photo: Indigenous Carving

        Musee McCord

        Photo: Musee McCord

        Archives exterior

        Photo: 1912 Municipal Hall

        Engineering Infrastructure Projects

        Every year through the City’s Capital Construction Program, Surrey's Engineering Department delivers hundreds of capital projects. Some of the major programs in the works include:

        Crescent Beachgoers on a bench and dusk

        Photo: Crescent Beach

        Surrey Police Service

        Capital & Transition Requirements

        Surrey Aerial View

        The transition to the Surrey Police Service is well underway. The Policing Transition department continues to plan and procure one-time investments to replace key components of existing Surrey RCMP infrastructure and equipment.

        These investments include information & technology equipment, police uniforms and kits, office equipment and fleet transition costs. One-time transition requirements also include consulting, facilities, fleet, human resources, information & technology, and legal costs.

        Contact

        For more information on the Parks, Recreation & Culture Projects, contact parksrecculture@surrey.ca

        For more information on the Engineering Infrastructure Projects, contact Victor Jhingan at vjhingan@surrey.ca.