a group of seniors with a WalkIt sign

Walking is a great way to get around, explore our city, and help achieve your fitness goals. Join us for a walk, or use our web map to explore new pedestrian routes in your neighbourhood!

Get moving, meet new people, and learn about various areas and topics of interest through the WALKit program. We offer free guided walks for:

  • Ages 55+: Wednesdays, year-round

  • All ages: Every other Saturday between May and October

Can't meet up? Use our interactive WALKit Web Map to explore pedestrian routes across Surrey.

This program is one of six partnering organizations of the Surrey Intercultural Seniors Social Inclusion Partnership Network funded by the Employment and Social Development of Canada under the New Horizons for Seniors Program. 

WALKit Activity Program: 55+

Join us for our group walks on Wednesdays to work on mobility, meet new people, and chat about different points of interest along the way. Hosted year-round.

Guildford Urban Walk

December 6 at 10am-11:30am

Guildford Recreation Centre

Join us on this local urban walk that will highlight local community services, programs and businesses. Learn about the history of the Guildford area and explore local landmarks such as Holly Park.

Register for Dec 6


Transit Training

December 6 at 12pm-1:30pm 

Guildford Recreation Centre 

Join us for this informative transit training!  Ride on a public transit bus and learn how to use BC Transit "Plan Your Trip".  Gain experience in planning your route on Sky Train.

Register For Dec 6


Social Celebration

December 13 at 7:00pm-8:30pm 

Cloverdale Recreation Centre 

Join us for a WALKit social celebration!  Come together with other participants from the program. Share your memories and stories of the various walks.

Register for Dec 13


Elgin Heritage Park

December 20 at 10am-11:30am

Elgin Heritage Park

Join us for a walk on the banks of the Nicomekl River! Check out the gorgeous wetland, meadow, forested area, and marina. Learn more about the history and the events offered at the Historic Stewart Farm.

Register for Dec 20


Serpentine Greenway

December 27 at 10am-11:30am

Newton Athletic Park

Join us for a walk on the Serpentine Greenway in Newton. Experience nature in an urban setting while learning about activities offered at Newton Athletic Park.

Register for Dec 27


WALKit Activity Program: All Ages

Surrey offers more than 800 parks—200 with amenities for people and 600 more to protect natural areas, open space, and biodiversity. Join us to explore some of these parks in your community. Offered between May and October.

WALKit Web Map

WALKit Web Map

Use the web map to get a detailed overview of pedestrian routes across Surrey, including routes that are age friendly. Plan your preferred route and enjoy a stroll outdoors. You can meet new people, get some fresh air and exercise.

Launch WALKit Map

How to Use the Map

WALKit map icon - zoom

Zoom in and out

Zoom the map in (objects appear larger), or zoom the map out (objects appear smaller). Alternatively you can use two fingers on a smart phone or other touch screen device to zoom in or out.

WALKit map icon - locate me

Locate me

Orients your current location to the center of the map. You may be prompted to allow experience.arcgis.com to know your location. Select Allow if you want the map to locate you.

WALKit map icon - search


Type in things to search and pick from the list of suggestions provided. For example: type in Newton to see options to choose from. Map will zoom to selected item.

WALKit map icon -  layers


See the Layer List or the Legend. The Layer List provides four layers of information on the map that a you can toggle on or off. The Legend describes content of map.

WALKit map icon - aerial view

Toggle Aerial

Change the background of the map between map view or aerial photo view.

WALKit map icon - draw


Create simple markup graphics in the form of points, lines and polygons and choose from a variety of colours and templates. You can also display measurements with your choice of units.  These graphics will remain on the app until the browser is closed/refreshed.


WALKit map icon - printer


Print the current map view by connecting the app to your local printer or saving the image as a file on your mobile device.

Leave Feedback About Your Walking Route

Leave feedback about your walking experience and report a problem if your walk was not satisfactory. Click on the arrow button on the left side of the screen to view the feedback form. Your feedback could help prioritize future route improvements.

About this Project

This project is made possible through the Surrey Intercultural Senior Social Inclusion Partnership Network (SISSIPN) a collective impact initiative funded by the Employment and Social Development Canada under the New Horizons for Seniors Program and includes six organizations: Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS); City of Surrey, Seniors Come Share Society; SOURCES BC; Semiahmoo House Society; and Fraser Region Aboriginal Friendship Centre Association (FRAFCA).

Trails & Parks

If you prefer walking through the forest or surrounded by nature and wildlife, check out:

Walking Tracks

If you're looking for cushioned walking tracks, check out the walking tracks at:

Walking Groups 

Walking with others is a great way to catch up with family and friends while also getting fresh air and exercise.  There are also numerous walking groups in Surrey for anyone looking to get out and meet new people.

Check out the following resources to find a group near you:

Know of a walking group not on this list? Please contact cityofsurrey@surrey.ca

Charity Walks

Walk for a great cause at an upcoming charity walk in Surrey:

Sign up for a Charity Walk near you: 

Know of a charitable walk not on this list? Please contact cityofsurrey@surrey.ca

Self-Guided Walks

For scenic walks that take you past public art, gardens, or the waterfront, check out:

Walking Plan

Download the Surrey Walking Plan to read more about our goals for improvements across the city.

156 and Fraser 1 Crosswalk

Greenways Plan

Review our Greenways Master Plan to discover our multi-use pathways for pedestrians.

Senior walking with cane

Walking Safety Tips 

We want you to stay safe while walking. Follow these tips: