From Capitol Hill to Little Vietnam, and many more in between, a tapestry of vibrant neighbourhoods is where Burnaby derives its life and character—not to mention its incredible ethnic and cultural diversity. Each one offers visitors a chance to see and interact with a unique slice of Metro Vancouver life.
Popular Burnaby neighbourhoods include:
- Brentwood is a North Burnaby neighbourhood served by the Millennium Line. The Amazing Brentwood, the first phase of a master redevelopment plan, is expected to be completed in late 2017.
- Deer Lake
- Uniquely located in the heart of Burnaby, Deer Lake features a 304-hectare urban park. Rent a canoe and paddle around the lake, take in works of art at the Burnaby Art Gallery, or enjoy a delectable meal at the Hart House Restaurant.
- Located in the south east corridor of Burnaby, Edmonds is accessible by the Expo Skytrain Line. Featuring an aquatic centre, the Edmonds Community Centre has recently been honoured with an IPC/IAKS distinction award, and an International Award for Accessibility.
- The Heights
- For a shopping experience in one of the city’s most historic neighbourhoods, head to The Heights in North Burnaby. This street-level community of restaurants and shops was established over 100 years ago, and still maintains its nostalgic feel.
- Served by the Millennium Line, and bordering the city of Coquitlam, this east Burnaby town centre features Lougheed Town Centre. The Lougheed area is currently in the final design stages of a master redevelopment plan.
- Bordering Vancouver, Metrotown is located in Burnaby’s southwest district. A shopper’s paradise, this district is home to BC’s largest shopping mall, Metropolis at Metrotown. Central Park is also located in the area and features an outdoor swimming pool, a pitch-n-putt golf course, and Swangard Stadium.
- Burnaby Mountain
- Visitors from around the world come to Burnaby Mountain to see the Kamui Mintara (Playground of the Gods) sculptures, and check out the breathtaking views of the city, the mountains, and the inlet. The mountain is also home to Simon Fraser University (SFU) and the SFU Clan athletic teams.