Health and Wellness

This section provides information about health and wellness for children. We welcome your suggestions and input so that we can keep this section current and relevant.

The Recreation Credit Program

The Recreation Credit Program, a program of the City of Burnaby, provides a credit to Burnaby residents in financial need. The credit can be used at any Burnaby Parks, Recreation and Culture facility for programs and admissions. You must apply each year.  Contact the Recreation Credit Staff at 604-320-2227, to confirm your start or expiry date, or with any other questions about the Recreation Credit program.

For more information on the Burnaby Recreation Credit Program, please visit their website:

Burnaby Recreation Credit Program

To apply, please visit: Burnaby Recreation Credit Program – Application Form

Further information in: English, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Persian, Punjabi, KoreanSpanish.

Sun Safety

Some tips for young children from Canada’s paediatricians, click here.

Here’s a list of changes to Canada’s sun safety guidelines, the first update in 20 years

Too Hot for Tot! Early Childhood burn prevention program

This program aims to educate parents and caregivers about preventable burn and
scald injuries in the home. For some useful tips and things to know, click for their newsletter here.