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Surrey Nature Centre at Green Timbers

Join us to discover nature in the city!

We've got lots of opportunities for you to get outside to play and explore.

Nestled beside Green Timbers Urban Forest, the Surrey Nature Centre is a place for kids and adults to explore nature right here in Surrey. Explore the various outdoor and indoor drop-in activities, sign up for nature programs, or if you're a teacher - bring your classroom to experience a hands-on, updated curriculum-linked program.

Drop-in Activities

There's more to explore with these free, year-round, drop-in activities:

  • Nature walks: held the third Saturday of each month.
  • Discovery backpacks: borrow a backpack full of activities to take make your visit extra fun.
  • Fishing rod loans: drop by during opening hours to borrow a fishing rod (for free!) and try your hand fishing at Green Timbers Lake.
  • Exploration room: our Sky Room is full of books, games and activities to kick-start your nature adventures outside.

Nature Programs

Give your child an opportunity to make new friends and have fun outside with our day camps, birthday parties, Nature Preschool, and other early years programs. Daycares and groups can book a private Explore Program for a memorable nature experience together

Nature Preschool Program now year long program

Beginning September 2018 our Nature Preschool program will become a year-long program. Call us to learn more or come to our Nature Preschool Open House on Saturday, January 20 from 2 - 4pm!

School Programs and Teacher Workshops

Teachers, complement your classroom teaching by bringing your class on one of our elementary school programs or preschool field trips, and build your skills and confidence teaching outdoors by attending a Pro-D day workshop.