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Outdoor Activities in Burnaby

When the sun is out it can be hard to stay indoors. Especially when Burnaby offers so many fun outdoor activities right in our backyard.

There’s no shortage of things to do outside while you’re in Burnaby, from biking to golfing, you’re sure to find something you love!

Hiking

With over 230 kilometres of paths and trails, Burnaby has a hike for all ages and abilities. Whether you’re looking for a heart-pumping marathon or a leisurely stroll for some fresh air — Burnaby has the perfect hike for you!

Burnaby Parks

Burnaby is home to over 200 parks and trail systems. These parks and green spaces take up over 25% of Burnaby’s area, making Burnaby’s ratio of parkland to residents one of the highest in North America!

You can explore the sprawling trails of Deer Lake Park or play an array of sports at Central Park and its recreation facilities. No matter where you go you’re sure to experience nature, from local plants and trees to birds and wildlife

Notable Burnaby Parks To Explore:

  • Central Park
  • Confederation Park
  • Kensington Park
  • Deer Lake Park
  • Robert Burnaby Park
  • Taylor Park
  • Willingdon Linear Park

Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area

The Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area is your one-stop-shop for outdoor adventures. Experience a beautiful mountain environment full of natural beauty as you ride a bike, hike, or walk around the 576-hectare park, complete with 26 multi-use trails over 28 km in distance.

Biking

If you’re planning on spending the day outside, what better way is there to get around town than on a bicycle?!

Burnaby is a wonderful place to commute around on your bike. There are a number of bike routes that connect Burnaby from all directions.

Popular Burnaby Bike Routes

  • Central Valley Greenway
  • BC Parkway & Highland Park Line
  • Rumble Street Urban Trail
  • Willingdon Linear Park
  • Central Park Perimeter Trail

 

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Golf

Enjoy the peace and quiet of the great outdoors as you play a round of golf in Burnaby. There are two beautiful 18-hole golf courses for you to try, as well as two challenging pitch & putts, and driving ranges.

Burnaby golf courses are designed for almost year-round playing conditions that provide a fun challenge for golfers of every age and skill level.

Why study in Burnaby?

With superior academic programs and modern facilities, all located within a city of vibrant green spaces, modern shopping malls, safe residential neighbourhoods, and state of the art public transit, choosing an education in Burnaby is the right choice.

Academics

Burnaby School District has one of the largest Advanced Placement (AP) programs in Canada.

Location

Burnaby is located in the centre of Metro Vancouver. Its world-class SkyTrain public transit provides access to downtown Vancouver in just 30 minutes.

Facilities

Burnaby schools feature modern facilities and state of the art technology.

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