Things To Do in New West

A list of family friendly THINGS TO DO and PLACES TO GO in our community of New Westminster, BC!

QtoQ Ferry

Looking for a fun activity with your little ones? Take the Q to Q Ferry that runs between New West Quay and Queensborough! This short, fun trip has a great destination on either side: New West Quay on one side and Port Royal park on the other. Bathrooms can be found at both locations for an easy day out! ?? See for current schedule.

Fraser River Discovery Centre

Head down to the Fraser River Discovery Centre to learn about one of our greatest outdoor features, the Fraser River! A great place to go with young kids with plenty of interactive stuff while still feeling covid-19 safe. If you are looking to fill up an afternoon, take in a stroll along the river while you are there and stop by the Rivermarket !

Playgrounds in New West

We have 22 wonderful playgrounds to choose from in our city to explore with your children. Find information on where they are and what they offer through The City of New Westminster.

New West Public Library

Check out some books and reserve from our collection of toys at the library!

Registered Drop In Activities (New West Parks & Recreation)

The city of New Westminster has a variety of registered drop in activities to participate in with your little ones.

Farmer’s Market

The summer market can be found in Tipperary Park, New Westminster (next to New West City Hall) every Thursday, from 3pm-7pm, from April 1st to November 4th, 2021. During the 2021 season 3:00-3:15 is reserved as priority entrance time for seniors, those with disabilities, and those with small children. During COVID-19 we are operating with one entrance at Queens Ave and one exit (by City Hall).