• Front Street Parkade Sixth Street On-Ramp Closure

    Please be advised that as of Tuesday, August 2, the Front Street Parkade Sixth Street on-ramp will be closed for concrete rehabilitation work for approximately two weeks.
    July 29, 2016
  • Watering Restrictions

    NEW as of 2016, Stage 1 of the Water Shortage Response Plan, regardless of weather conditions, mid-May to mid-October.
    July 28, 2016
  • Front Street Parkade Fourth Street On-Ramp Closure

    Please be advised that the Front Street Parkade, including the Fourth Street ramp, west side of the upper level (C Deck), and the pedestrian overpass to Westminster Pier Park will be closed to vehicles and pedestrians from 7:00 am July 29 to 6:00 am August 2 for deck resurfacing.
    July 26, 2016
  • Brunette Fraser Greenway - Braid Street Section

    The City of New Westminster is working to develop a conceptual design for the Braid Street section of the Brunette Fraser Regional Greenway (BFRG).
    July 20, 2016

Parks & 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
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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.