Find programs and activities for youth to join in Surrey.
No matter what you're passionate about, Surrey has a place for you to have fun, get active, express yourself and connect with your community.
Surrey Steps Up
Surrey Steps Up is an annual event that showcases the positive community work youth have been doing through the city. This year we are offering five bursaries of $500 to those who are ‘stepping up’.
Youth Cooking Showdown
Join us at one of four recreation centers throughout Surrey for a chance to compete at the 2022 Fusion Festival on the brand-new Cultural Cooking Arena. You and four other friends can compete for a chance to be crowned the Cooking Showdown Champions and to win some amazing prizes!
Drop in at any recreation center below for your opportunity to show off your great cooking skills!
- Guildford Recreation Centre: May 27 | 6–9pm
- Fleetwood Recreation Centre: June 7 | 3:30–6:30pm
- Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre: June 8 | 4–6pm
- Clayton Community Center | 6–8pm
Leadership and Volunteering
From joining Surrey's Leadership Youth Council, to planning events with the Youth Events Squad or connecting to nature with Surrey's Youth Stewardship Squad, there are many ways to engage with peers, develop your leadership skills and support the community.
Learn more about Surrey's youth leadership and volunteer opportunities.
Programs and Events
Every year the City of Surrey hosts several events just for youth. From getting involved with your community with Surrey Steps Up to developing your music with Band-Aid or learning about becoming a leader in your community, we've got something for everyone.
- BC Youth Week
- Online Youth Nights
- Peer Mentorship Program
- SASSY Awards
- Surrey Steps Up
- Outdoor Connection Program
- Surrey Youth Showcase
- Empowering YOU
Youth Drop-in Schedule
Use your free youth membership and have fun with your friends at a youth activity this month! View the drop-in schedules for details.
Free Youth Membership
Get your free annual Youth Membership at any recreation facility when you purchase a free annual Recreation Pass. The Youth Membership gives children ages 10 to 18 access to drop-in activities and our youth lounges where you play games, make friends, use sports equipment and more!
Check out some of the amazing past youth initiatives in Surrey!
Mask Making with the Youth Event Squad
Learn how to make your own mask! Masks are mandatory and must be worn in indoor and public spaces.
Connecting Generations: Baking
Learn how to make almond rocha cookies and butterscotch brownies with Sienna and Maddi.
Abandoned Story Art Show - Youth Curator Tour
Abbie Dube will take us on a virtual tour of Abandoned Story—an exhibition of youth artwork that reveals a broken narrative between old and new.
Soccer Night in Surrey
Follow along as Dacious Richardson shares soccer drills and tips that you can do at home.
Make a DIY Bird Feeder or Hanging Planter
Beautify your home or backyard, with the help of the Surrey Youth Leadership Council!
Practice Self-Care with Youth Helping Youth
Listen to how youth are feeling and what has changed during social distancing.
Create Mug Cakes with the Youth Events Squad
Follow a step-by-step tutorial to make your own delicious mug cake at home.
Basketball Tips from Surrey Youth Staff
Learn basketball drills, tips and activities that you can do at home.
From Art Together drop-in artmaking workshops to leading tours of exhibits, there are so many ways to get involved at Surrey Art Gallery.
Engage with different generations in dialogue and explore differences and similarities between seniors and youth. Projects include gardening and textile dyeing.