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Programs for Newcomers

Diversity Programs

The City of Surrey offers a variety of programs and activities designed to meet the needs of its diverse communities. 

Learn how to sign up for these programs in the Surrey Recreation Guide.

Tours for Newcomers

Learn about the programs, services and resources offered to newcomer residents in Surrey by taking a tour.

Visit places such as:

  • Your Local Recreation Centre and Library
  • Surrey City Hall
  • Surrey Museum
  • Surrey Arts Centre
  • Historic Stewart Farm
  • And much more!

Each session is interactive and tailored to the tour group's interests. Tours are offered as 1 or 2-day sessions and can be modified according to the group’s interests and schedule.

These tours are proudly offered in partnership between the City of Surrey and Options Community Services. Contact Options by phone at 604-572-4060.

English Conversation Program

Students of the English Conversation ProgramThe English Conversation Program is a FREE program for you to practice your English in a comfortable environment while you:

  • Learn about Canadian culture,
  • Meet others from around the world
  • Share your experiences

The program focuses on conversation. So, you must have some knowledge of English in order to register.

Classes are offered in the Fall, Winter and Spring all over Surrey and are available for women only, or, for both men and women.

Check out our spring schedule and find a location near you.

Contact 604-502-6325 for more information.

Youth English Conversation Circle

The Youth English Conversation Circle is a comfortable, fun, interactive setting to practice English, and a great opportunity for you to make friends at the same time. Classes run for 8 sessions and provide an opportunity to interact with other youth from around the world while not only learning about Canadian culture, but international cultures as well.

Call 604-502-6325 for more information.