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.
Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre Expansion
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
Newton Community Centre
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
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.
Image: Skytrain advance works
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.
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.
Nicomekl River Bridge Replacement and Other Improvements
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.
Image: Aerial of Nicomekl River bridge replacement project
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.
Image: Rendering of proposed design of Cloverdale Sport & Ice Complex
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.
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.
Image: Nicomekl River
Grandview Heights Community Park
A new community park is being planned for the area next to the new Grandview Heights Secondary School.
Fleetwood Athletic Park
The development of a new athletic park in Fleetwood will greatly improve the availability of field space for many sport groups.
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
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.
Image: Rendering of proposed design of Bear Creek Park Athletics Centre
Unwin Community Park
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.
Image: Unwin Park accessible playground
North Surrey Outdoor Sport Complex
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.
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.
Photo: Godwin Biodiversity Preserve Park
South Surrey Athletic Park Track Replacement
The track at South Surrey Athletic Park reached the end of its lifespan and was resurfaced.
Trail and Path Development
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
The City will install several new park shelters across the City within its park system.
Image: A resurfaced athletics track at South Surrey Athletics Park
Image: Clayton Park trail
Photo: Sheltered picnic table at T.E. Scott Park
Kabaddi Park Improvements
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
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)
- Hjorth Road Park
- Cloverdale Athletic Park
South Surrey Athletic Park Pickleball & Bike Park
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
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 600-metre, three-lane rubberized walking loop in Newton Athletic Park in coordination with the construction of a new synthetic turf field.
Crescent Park Pickleball Courts
This project will add eight new dedicated pickleball courts in South Surrey’s Crescent 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.
Photo: Surrey Arts Centre
Photo: Cultural programming
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: Musee McCord
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:
Photo: People on Surrey road and sidewalks
Photo: Crescent Beach
Surrey Police Service
Capital & Transition Requirements
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.