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Park Programs & Events

School Program at the Surrey Nature Centre

Play, explore, and connect with your local park. Enhance your relationship with nature. Our programs and events offer many ways to enjoy our beautiful parks!

Public Programs

Surrey Nature Centre

The Surrey Nature Centre offers a variety of programs for all ages including walks, talks, and story time.

Environmental Extravaganza

Explore and learn about Surrey's natural environment during the Environmental Extravaganza held each year from April to June.

School Programs

Park Stewards School Program (K-7)

Connect your students with a local park through a combination of different in-class presentations, teacher training, hands-on stewardship activities, and teacher-led experiences.

Surrey Nature Centre Programs (K-7)

Take your students on a curriculum-linked nature exploration field trip with the Surrey Nature Centre.

Lend-a-Hand (K-12)

Sign up your class or school club for a hands-on cleanup project in your neighbourhood park. Groups commit to volunteering monthly to pick up litter to keep your park beautiful. Training and all tools are provided.

Salmon Marshals

For projects involving fish habitat, please check out the Salmon Marshal Program.

Student Employment Opportunities

Interested in working in parks? Both the Bear Creek and Park Play programs employ post-secondary students from June to August every year. Please check career opportunities in December/January for more information.


There are also opportunities with the Salmon Habitat Restoration Program (SHaRP) and Surrey's Natural Areas Partnership (SNAP).


Featured Events

Join in on fun and educational events and programs happening in Surrey Parks year-round.

Pop Up Park Cleanup Events

two boys in a park with litter pickers

Make your Monday mornings impactful this summer and help clean up a park near you!

August 10 to August 24, 2020

Parks Volunteering Opportunities

Spend time outdoors and discover the variety of ways you can volunteer in our beautiful Surrey parks.

Volunteer Now

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