General Activities in the Community

Looking for something the whole family can do? Learn about free or affordable things to do in and around Surrey.

Alex House

2916 McBride Avenue, Surrey, BC  V4A 3G2 (get directions to Alex House)
Wide range of programs for all ages.
Learn more about Alex House

Art Classes @ NightShift Ministries

10635 King George Boulevard  Surrey  BC (get directions to Nightshift Ministries)
Open time to create with others. Supplies provided. Fridays at 5:30pm.
Learn more about Night Shift's Art Classes.

City of Surrey - Events

The City hosts a variety of events. Many are free or low cost.
Learn more about City of Surrey events.

Community Connections @ Options

13520 - 78th Avenue Surrey, BC (get directions to Options 78th Ave Location)
#305 10362 King George Blvd. Surrey, BC (get directions to Options King George Location)
Provides immigrant and refugee newcomers in Surrey and Delta with tools and knowledge necessary to establish themselves in Canada.
Learn more about the Community Connections program.

Fraser Region Aboriginal Friendship Centre

A101 - 10095 Whalley Boulevard, Surrey BC, V3T 4G1 (get directions to FRAFC)
Offers a wide range of culturally-relevant programs for First Nations, Métis and Inuit individuals and families. Includes supports and activities for young families, cultural events, housing supports, counselling, and many other programs.
Learn more about the Fraser Region Aboriginal Friendship Centre.

Free Swimming at Surrey Outdoor Pools

These pools are open in the summer months (call for details). Swimming is free at these facilities.
Learn more about Surrey's Outdoor Pools.

Bear Creek Pool

13820 - 88 Avenue (get directions to Bear Creek Pool)

Greenaway Pool

17901 - 60 Avenue (get directions to Greenway Pool)

Hjorth Road Pool

10277 - 148 Street (get directions to Hjorth Road Pool)

Holly Pool

10662 - 148 Avenue (get directions to Holly Pool)

Kwantlen Pool           

13035 - 104 Avenue (get directions to Kwantlen Pool)

Port Kells Pool   

19340 - 88 Avenue (get directions to Port Kells Pool)

Unwin Pool

13313 68 Avenue (get directions to Uwin Pool)

Sunnyside Pool

15455 - 26 Avenue (get directions to Sunnyside Pool)

Historic Stewart Farm

13723 Crescent Road, Surrey, BC (get directions to Stewart Farm)
Tour the 1894 farmhouse with a costumed guide and imagine Surrey farm life at the turn of the 19th century. Enjoy a picnic on the grounds, bring your easel or camera to capture the scenery, and walk the grounds. They also have fun seasonal family programs.
Learn more about the Stewart Farm.

Museum of Surrey

17710-56A Avenue, Surrey, BC (get directions to Museum of Surrey)
Wide range of exhibits and activities for all ages. Admission is free. Have an TD Explore Zone Kid’s area that is great for toddlers to early elementary age kids. Combined with the Cloverdale branch of Surrey Libraries, it is a great rainy day outing for families with young children.
Learn more about the Museum of Surrey.

Surrey Art Gallery

13750 88 Ave Surrey, BC V3W 3L1 (get directions to Surrey Art Gallery)
Interesting, contemporary exhibitions. It is the second largest public art gallery in the Metro Vancouver Region. Admission is free, and they have a range of free and paid programs. Located next to Bear Creek park, so the two can be combined for a full day outing. 
Learn more about the Surrey Art Gallery.

Surrey Libraries

Surrey Libraries offers a range of free programs across Surrey at our branches. You can see what is coming up on our website or grab a paper calendar next time you are at your local library. Programs include things like storytimes for kids, English conversation classes, drop-in computer help, book clubs, and author events.
Find Surrey Libraries events.

Surrey Nature Centre

14225 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC V3T 0J2 (get directions to the Surrey Nature Centre)
Fun programs and events for all ages and a chance to explore the natural beauty of Green Timbers.  Enjoy daily activities, including borrowing a themed discovery backpack, borrowing a fishing rod for free (16 years and older require a fishing license), or listening to a nature storytime.  Indoor space where you can play and learn at your own pace with a variety materials and opportunities for hands-on exploration.
Learn more about the Surrey Nature Centre.

Surrey Parks

Surrey has a huge number of parks spread across the city.  There is a stocked fishing lake in Green Timbers or a great bike park at the South Surrey Athletic Park. Whatever your interest, there are wonderful green spaces in Surrey.
Learn more about Surrey Parks.

Tuesday Night Movies

Most movie theatres have cheaper tickets on Tuesdays.

YMCA Financial Assistance

14988 57 Avenue Surrey, BC V3S 7S6 (get directions to the Tong Louie YMCA)
Provides a full YMCA membership at a reduced cost based on family income.
Learn about YMCA Financial Assistance.

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