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Learn about key Capital Projects being planned or under construction in 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 (2022- 2026), Surrey's growing population will benefit from new and improved infrastructure including roads and utilities, as well as recreation facilities including arenas, sports fields, parks, and arts & culture amenities through Surrey Invests.

Read on for more information about upcoming Capital Projects.

Featured Projects

Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre Expansion

In progress

We are expanding the Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre in City Centre. The expansion will include:

  • A second gymnasium, a fitness centre, learning kitchen, maker space, large and small multi-purpose spaces and childcare spaces
  • A new entry plaza, community garden space and a grand lawn to accommodate a range of social and learning activities
  • Enhanced learning and social opportunities

Images: Renderings of proposed design of Chuck Bailey Community Centre

Construction is anticipated to begin spring 2023 and end in 2024. Explore the Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre Expansion project in detail.

Newton Community Centre

In progress

A new Newton Community Centre will be achieved through a multi-phase development aligned with community engagement and facility usage trends.

City of Surrey Council approved the initial $100M investment that will fund a contract award that includes:

  • Aquatic facilities including a 10-lane, 50 metre lap pool, leisure pool, lazy river, water attractions, large family hot tub, sauna and steam rooms
  • Multi-purpose spaces, fitness centre, licensed childcare, and indoor and outdoor amenities

Images: Renderings of proposed design of Newton Community Centre

The facility will have the potential to provide aquatic, cultural, library and recreation services to meet the demand of the fast-growing Newton community. Explore the Newton Community Centre project in detail.

    SkyTrain Advance Works

    In progress

    As part of advance 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.

    Phase 1 is complete, and Phase 2 is in progress.

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

    Image: Skytrain advance works

    Indigenous Carving Centres

    In progress

    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.

    Construction for the South Surrey Indigenous Carving Centre is expected to have substantial completion summer 2022. The Carving Centre Project is a result of ongoing dialogue and consultation with Katzie, Kwantlen and Semiahmoo First Nations.

    Image: Rendering of proposed design of South Surrey Indigenous Carving Centre

    Nicomekl River Bridge Replacement and Other Improvements

    In progress

    The City is building a new Nicomekl River crossing and making other improvements along the King George Boulevard corridor. 

    The project involves the replacement of the aging two-lane timber trestle bridge and the decommissioned single-lane Bailey Bridge that has recently been completely removed.

    Construction is anticipated to be complete in 2023, and the total project cost is estimated at $22.5 million.

    active work on nicomekl river bridge

    Image: Aerial of Nicomekl River bridge replacement project

    Cloverdale Sport & Ice Complex 

    In progress

    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.

    rendering of proposed cloverdale sport and ice complex

    Image: Rendering of proposed design of Cloverdale Sport & Ice Complex

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    New Neighbourhood & Destination Parks

    Nicomekl Riverfront Park

    In progress

    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.

    This project is being developed in three phases and will take multiple years to complete. Phase 1 detailed design is currently underway. Plans and renderings will be available for public feedback in spring 2023. Phase 1 construction is expected to begin in early 2024 and to end in 2025. Design and construction of early work projects are ongoing.

      Nicomekl Riverfront Park

      Image: Nicomekl River

      Grandview Heights Community Park

      Planning underway

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

        Fleetwood Athletic Park

        Planning underway

        The development of a new athletic park in Fleetwood will greatly improve the availability of field space for many sport groups.

          Neighbourhood Parks

          In progress

          Two new neighbourhood parks are being planned and designed for construction in 2022, Whippletree Park (Newton), and Salmonberry Park (Clayton).

          New Park Amenities & Facilities

          Bear Creek Athletics Centre

          In progress

          The new Bear Creek Athletics Centre will replace the existing track at Bear Creek Park, elevating the facility to international standards. 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. 

          Rendering of new athletic facility

          Image: Rendering of proposed design of Bear Creek Park Athletics Centre

          Unwin Community Park

          Planning underway

          The City has acquired the last property to expand this community park. A range of new amenities will include accessible washrooms and improved trails and paths.

          Unwin Park

          Image: Unwin Park accessible playground

          North Surrey Outdoor Sport Complex

          In progress

          he North Surrey Outdoor Sport Complex will be located adjacent to Scott Road SkyTrain Station and North Surrey Sport & Ice Complex at 12626 110 Avenue.

          The complex will host the sport of Kabaddi as well as community events and concerts and will include a circular natural grass sports field, a 2500-seat grandstand and a fieldhouse which will include public washrooms and changerooms.

          Kabaddi players

          Photo: Kabaddi sport

          Biodiversity Preserve Park Improvements

          In progress

          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.

          Godwin Park Viewing Platform

          Photo: Godwin Biodiversity Preserve Park

          South Surrey Athletic Park Track Replacement

          Complete

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

          Trail and Path Development

          In progress

          Improvements for Salmonberry Park, E. Clayton linear parks, Kabaddi Park, Whippletree Park, and numerous linear park connections throughout the City’s neighbourhood park system.

          New Park Shelters

          In progress

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

           

           

          aerial of walking track

          Image: A resurfaced athletics track at South Surrey Athletics Park

          Park trail

          Image: Clayton Park trail

          TE Scott Picnic Table

          Photo: Sheltered picnic table at T.E. Scott Park

          Kabaddi Park Improvements

          Complete

          This project is for the design and construction of new outdoor volleyball courts as well as a rubberized walking track at Kabaddi Park.

          Newton Athletic Park Fieldhouse

          In progress

          This project is for the construction of a new fieldhouse in the southern portion of the park that will provide an additional four changerooms to that area, as well as public washrooms.

          Artificial Turf Field Replacements

          Planned or in progress:

          • South Surrey Athletic Park (one field)
          • Newton Athletic Park (two fields)

          Complete:

          • Hjorth Road Park
          • Cloverdale Athletic Park

          South Surrey Athletic Park Pickleball & Bike Park

          Pickleball complete

          Bike park upgrades in progress

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

          City Centre Spray Park & Pickleball Court

          Planning underway

          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

          Complete

          This project is for the design and development of a 600-metre, three-lane rubberized walking loop in Newton Athletic Park in coordination with the construction of a new synthetic turf field.

          A woman playing pickle ball outdoors.

          Image: Pickleball

          Crescent Park Pickleball Courts

          Complete

          This project will add eight new dedicated pickleball courts in South Surrey’s Crescent Park.

          walking track at the park

          Image: New walking track at Newton Athletic Park

          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

          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. Learn more about the Interactive Art Museum.

          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.

          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.

          Musee McCord

          Photo: Musee McCord

          Archives exterior

          Photo: 1912 Municipal Hall

          Roads, Transportation and Utility Improvements

          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:

          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.