Provide feedback on improving outdoor sports and venues in Surrey by joining the OSAC.

With B.C.’s Restart plan, local outdoor sport is resuming over the coming weeks as part of a 4 step process. Please visit viaSport for the most up-to-date information on how your sport activities may proceed and what safety measures are required.

The Outdoor Sport Advisory Committee is an example of the Parks, Recreation, and Culture Department's focus on community development.

Committee Goals

The committee is designed to:

  • Be a venue for meaningful citizen participation in decision making.
  • Promote and foster cooperation between outdoor sport service providers in the City of Surrey.
  • Provide a fair and equitable forum for outdoor sport service providers to collectively address issues of common concern and seek out mutually beneficial solutions.
  • Advise the Parks, Recreation and Culture Committee on outdoor sports issues, policies and planning, in order to advance quality organized outdoor sport and recreation opportunities in our community.
  • Maximize ongoing cooperation, communication and harmony between all outdoor sport service providers.
  • Provide information to residents on available outdoor sport services.
  • Enhance the delivery of outdoor sport services.


Most outdoor sports are represented on the Outdoor Sport Advisory Committee executive. They currently include:

  • Spring/Summer Soccer
  • Lacrosse
  • Softball/Fastball
  • Fall/Winter Soccer
  • Cricket
  • Rugby
  • Track and Field
  • Slo-Pitch
  • Football
  • Baseball
  • Field Hockey


OSAC Meetings are held at 7pm on the last Wednesday of every month at the Parks Works Yard.

Current Members

  • Tom Hastie - Track and Field
  • Mike Clarke - Slo-Pitch
  • Jeff Clarke - Soccer (Fall/Winter)
  • Rob Bura - Soccer (Spring/Summer)
  • Ben Dias - Baseball
  • Terri Downton (Chair) - Member at Large
  • Adam McNeilly - Rugby
  • Joe Connelly - Football
  • Dirk van Spaendonk - School District 36
  • Narinder Sangha - Field Hockey
  • Cal Davies - Lacrosse
  • Vivek Puri - Cricket
  • Lavaughn Larson - Softball

For more information on the Outdoor Sport Advisory Committee, or to connect with your sports rep, please contact the Athletic Community Development office at