Burnaby is a centre in B.C. for amateur sports with its extraordinary complement of sports facilities, notably the Burnaby Lake Sports Complex, Bill Copeland Sports Centre, Canlan Ice Sports and Swangard Stadium. Burnaby is extremely well positioned to take advantage of this growing industry. Please refer to Appendix B for a list of Burnaby’s competition ready sport facilities.
World Class Facilities
From community based facilities to multi-sheet ice and field-turf complexes to international level arenas and stadiums, Burnaby has an unparalleled inventory of sports facilities in the heart of the greater Vancouver Area.
Burnaby is located in the heart of Metro Vancouver, with easy access to downtown Vancouver, the North Shore Mountains to the west, Whistler to the north and the Vancouver International Airport just 20 minutes south from the city centre.
Burnaby, located in the Southwest corner of British Columbia provides ideal competitive conditions year round.
Burnaby is experienced. The lasting legacy of all the events that Burnaby hosts is a strong, committed and experienced volunteerism in the community. Whatever the event may be, there will be no shortage of skilled volunteers to help make your event a success.
Strong Corporate Support
Burnaby is home to a number of corporate headquarters for both national and international companies including Telus Communications, Creo and Ballard Power. Burnaby has a strong tradition of corporate stewardship and Burnaby based business regularly supports their local events.