Enjoy Summer in Surrey at an outdoor pool or from your paddleboard, kayak or canoe.

July 18, 2020
Parks & Recreation

Summertime has officially arrived in Surrey, which means water enthusiasts have a lot to look forward to – from swimming at an outdoor pool or Crescent Beach, or hitting up one of our shorelines for some amazing canoeing, kayaking, and paddleboarding opportunities.

Read on to learn more about your water sport and outdoor pool opportunites right here in Surrey.

Outdoor Pools

Surrey’s outdoor pools are all open for daily use. Each location offers a variety of fun activity options and amenities. Below is a list of features and amenities to help you plan a summer break fun day in the sun.

Please note that we have modified our procedures in light of COVID-19. Read more.

Bear Creek Park and Outdoor Pool (13820 88 Avenue)
Features: Bear Creek Gardens, nature trails, and picnic shelters. 

Greenaway Park and Outdoor Pool (17901 60 Avenue)
Features: playground, tennis courts and views of Fraser Downs and Cloverdale Rodeo grounds. 

Hjorth Road Park and Outdoor Pool (10277 148 Street)
Features: grassy picnic area, two artificial turf fields, four softball diamonds, soccer fields and a playground. 

Kwantlen Park and Outdoor Pool (13035 104 Avenue)
Features: tennis and basketball courts, baseball diamonds and active fields, a lacrosse box, skate park and a playground. 

Holly Park and Outdoor Pool (10662 148 Street)
Features: softball and soccer fields, lacrosse and ball hockey courts, a playground and a community garden. 

Port Kells Park and Outdoor Pool (19340 88 Avenue)
Features: artificial turf, two baseball diamonds, picnic spots, a playground and Sitka Spruce and Douglas Fir significant-recognized trees. 

Sunnyside Park and Outdoor Pool (15455 26 Avenue)
Features: sports fields, softball diamonds, tennis courts, grassy picnic areas, a grove of second-growth Douglas Fir trees and two playgrounds. 

Unwin Park and Outdoor Pool (13313 68 Avenue)
Features: New water park, cricket fields, soccer fields, lacrosse box, basketball court, baseball diamonds, a playground and three picnic shelters. 

Paddleboarding, Kayaking & Canoeing

If you'd rather enjoy the water from the surface, Surrey has a number of rivers, lakes and oceanfront parks and access points to choose from.

One of the most popular ways to discover the City's many waterways is using a non-motorized boat, like a stand-up paddleboard, kayak or canoe.

See Surrey’s Blueways River Map for blueway routes and current and future launch points for kayaking, canoeing and paddle boarding.

Popular routes include the Nicomekl River, Serpentine River, and Crescent Beach.

Multiple launch points make access easy! Choose from the:

  • Boat Launch at Crescent Beach/Blackie Spit Park (3136 McBride Avenue)
  • Boat Launch at Wards Marina at Elgin Heritage Park (13723 Crescent Rd)
  • Walk-in launch at Elgin Rd and Nicomekl River
  • Walk-in launch at 40th Ave and Nicomekl River

Learn more about Surrey’s Blueways Master Plan.