South Surrey Athletic Park

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South Surrey Athletic Park
Type Municipal
Location South Surrey, British Columbia
Coordinates 49°02′27″N 122°48′56″W / 49.04083°N 122.81549°W / 49.04083; -122.81549Coordinates: 49°02′27″N 122°48′56″W / 49.04083°N 122.81549°W / 49.04083; -122.81549
Operated by City of Surrey

South Surrey Athletic Park is a popular recreational park in the White Rock/South Surrey community. The park is bound by 18th avenue to the south, 148th street to the east, 24th avenue to the North and Sunnyside Urban Acres Forest to the west.

The park has three baseball diamonds, an indoor baseball training facility, tennis and volleyball courts, six soccer fields and an outdoor red urethane oval track. There are also four multi-purpose fields adjacent to Semiahmoo Secondary School that are commonly used for football, rugby and soccer. The park also has a skateboarding facility, an outdoor waterpark, a mountain bike park, a youth community centre and a Rotary Field house.[1]

South Surrey Athletic Park is home to two large establishments: Softball City, a softball complex with four diamonds that is host to the annual Canada Cup international women's fastpitch tournament, and South Surrey Arena, a hockey arena that is home to the South Surrey Eagles.

Many other local teams play their home games at South Surrey Athletic Park, including: The White Rock Tritons of the B.C. Premier Baseball League,[2] the Big Kahuna Rams,[3] the Peace Arch Soccer Club and the Bayside Sharks.[4]

Scenes from the 1998 film Air Bud: Golden Receiver were shot at South Surrey Athletic Park.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rotary Club of Semiahmoo (White Rock) Retrieved on 8 July 2009
  2. ^ BCPBL: White Rock Tritons Home Field Retrieved on 28 June 2009
  3. ^ Big Kahuna Rams: About the BIG KAHUNA Retrieved on 8 July 2009
  4. ^ Bayside: Bayside Rugby Football Club Retrieved on 8 July 2009