• Animal Shelter Grand Opening

    Celebrations begin at 1:00 pm with the official ribbon cutting taking place at 1:30 pm.
    January 21, 2020
  • Curbside collection update

    Missed greens and recycling carts will be collected on your next scheduled collection date.
    January 16, 2020
  • Parking Rate Increase

    Please be advised that as of January 1, 2020, street parking rates will increase throughout New Westminster to $3.00/hour in the Downtown, Uptown, and Sapperton neighbourhoods, and to $2.50/hour for all other areas of the city.
    December 18, 2019
  • 2020 waiver application for seniors living alone

    If you have reached the age of 65 you may qualify for a waiver of 25% of your 2020 single family residential flat rate utilities.
    December 18, 2019

Parks and Recreation

New West Parks & Recreation is easy and friendly to deal with and provides creative, innovative services and programs through a well-maintained network of community facilities , parks and open spaces
Register for a course or program ONLINE
Online Registration

Welcome to the Royal City

As the oldest city in western Canada, New Westminster has a long and rich history. In 1859, the Royal Engineers arrived from England to establish the first capital of the new colony of British Columbia.
The chosen site was selected both for its beauty and strategic location on the Fraser River.