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Neighbourhood Event Equipment

Neighbourhood Event Equipment Photo

If you are organizing a small neighbourhood event to build local connections and a sense of community, you can access the Neighbourhood Event Equipment to support your project.  Bookings are first come, first served, so get your request in early!

Kit Contents

Take all or just part of the equipment.  Each kit contains:

  • Portable sound system
  • 2 pop-up canopy tents
  • 3 folding tables
  • 10 folding chairs (not available in Cloverdale kit)
  • Assorted lawn games (giant jenga, checkers, ring-toss - depending on availability)

Who can borrow

 These equipment kits have been lent to support past events including:

  • outdoor poetry readings,
  • events in The Grove,
  • community celebrations,
  • a community garden festival,
  • and a variety of public music and arts performances.

All borrowers of the kit need to provide their Recreation Passcard number, which you can get for free at any recreation facility.  Borrowers are responsible for picking up and returning the equipment undamaged and on time. We can’t lend out the kit for the following sorts of activities:

  •  Individuals or groups for the purpose of private gain.
  •  Political or partisan activities.
  •  Exclusive non-public events.
  •  Events that do not align with the City Values and policies.


We now have the event kit at three locations for easy access!

You may also be interested in the Newton Tickle Trunk, co-sponsored by the Newton Business Improvment Association and the City. Call 604-593-2294 for more information. 

Request the Kit

Email with the information about your booking request and we will follow up! Make sure to book early!