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Picnics & BBQ's

Hawthorne Park Picnic Shelter

Are you looking to host a company picnic or family BBQ in a Surrey park? Find out the steps required to host a picnic in a City of Surrey Park.

Less than 100 people

You can have a picnic or BBQ on a first-come, first-serve basis without notifying the City of Surrey if:

  • your event is private
  • you have less than 100 people
  • you are not hiring anyone to provide a service at your event

Between 100 and 250 people

You can host a private, larger-scale picnic or BBQ in a Surrey park on a first-come, first-serve basis but you must first notify the City of Surrey of your event as an approval letter may be required.  Contact Parks at 604-501-5050 or partnersinparks@surrey.ca.  Please note that due to a large number of park use inquiries,  staff response time is currently about 7 days. Thank you for your patience.

If your event is open to the public or will host more than 250 people please refer to the Public Events guidelines. If you are hiring someone to provide a service or activity at your event please refer to the Park Activity guidelines.

 

Picnic Shelters Guidelines

Picnic shelters are available in the following parks on a first-come, first-serve basis. It is recommended that you provide your own water and power source as needed when you use a park shelter.

Picnic Shelters in Surrey

Parks with shelters are organized below according to town centre.

Park Town Centre # of Shelters Location Details

32B - Utility Row

(9409 140 Street)

North Surrey 1 Located on the west side of the park off 93A Avenue
Bear Creek Park North Surrey 7

2 located east of the playground

2 located west of 140 Street parking lot

2 located northwest of the running track

1 located southeast of the pavillion

Bridgeview Park North Surrey 1 Located east of the tennis courts
Hawthorne Park North Surrey 1 Located west of the playground
Robertson Drive Park North Surrey 2 Located on paved area north of the playground
A.H.P. Matthew Park City Centre 2 Located southwest of the playground
Erma Stephenson Park Guildford 1 Located southeast of the softball diamond north of 109 Avenue
Port Kells Park Guildford 1 Located south of the parking lot
Chimney Heights Park Newton 1 Located west of the soccer fields off 146 Street.
Dominion Park Newton 3

2 located north of the playground

1 located west of the playground
Hazelnut Meadows Community Park Newton 2 Located east of the 140 Street parking lot
Kabaddi Park Newton 1 Located adjacent to the washrooms
Newton Athletic Park Newton 3

1 located east of the washroom

2 located northwest of the north parking lot
Serpentine Dog Off-Leash Park Newton 1 Located in the gravel entrance area off 76 Avenue
Sullivan Park Newton 1 Located east of the tennis courts
T.E. Scott Park Newton 2 Located northwest of the playground off 148 Street
Tamanawis Park Newton 3 Located north of parking lot between the baseball and field hockey fields
Unwin Park Newton 3 Located east of the parking lot off 68 Avenue
West Newton Community Park Newton 1 Located northwest of the cricket field
Clayton Park Cloverdale 1 Located south of the tennis courts
Cloverdale Athletic Park Cloverdale 3 Located north of the spray park
       
Enver Creek Park Fleetwood 4 Located on the west side of the park off 146 Street
Fleetwood Park Fleetwood 4

1 located west of the garden

3 located west of the playground
Freedom Dog-Off-Leash Park Fleetwood 1 Located in the grassy area east of the parking lot
Blackie Spit Park South Surrey 1 Located in the dog-off-leash area
Crescent Park South Surrey 2 Located at the north end of the meadow, north of the plaground
Dogwood Park South Surrey 1 Located north of the parking lot in the dog-off-leash area
Elgin Heritage Park South Surrey 4

1 located west of the boat launch

1 located east of the boat launch

2 located in the west section of park
Redwood Park South Surrey 4

3 located south of the playground

1 located north of the playground
South Surrey Athletic Park South Surrey 2

1 located at the bike park

1 located at the playground

 

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