Surrey is a city in British Columbia within the Metro Vancouver regional district and metropolitan area. It is a suburban city with the 2nd largest population in British Columbia. There are seven neighbourhoods in Surrey; Fleetwood, Whalley, City Centre, Guildford, Newton, Cloverdale and South Surrey.
Surrey has a population of 517,887. It is the 12th largest city in Canada. Immigration has drastically increased in the area since the 1980s, this has led to an ethnically and linguistically diverse city. Surrey's median household income is more than twice the regional average. Industries in Surrey include high tech, clean energy, advanced manufacturing, health, education, agriculture and arts.
Surrey is home to nature reserves, art centres, beaches, skate parks, forests, hockey and soccer fields, galleries, museums, recreation centres and bike/hiking trails. There is something for everyone!
Annual festivals include WinterFest, Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair and the Surrey Vaisakhi Parade. Every summer Surrey also hosts the Canada Cup International Women's Fastpitch Tournament.
Park George Phase II has many popular bakeries including Merienda Bake Shop and Nipa Hut Filipino Food Store. Do you enjoy being in the kitchen? Pick up groceries at Big Bazaar. Locals of Whalley love dining at Taste Of Punjab and Surrey Central Pizza Point. Kingstons Pharmacy and Medica Pharmacy Ltd. are conveniently located pharmacies in Whalley. King George Centre is a shopping center in Whalley that has something for everyone. There are always new exhibits and events happening at Light co. GKFITNESS & Fit For Women Gym Ltd are super popular fitness center with locals. Lena Shaw and A H P Matthew are nearby schools for children living in Whalley. There are many students in this neighbourhood as Discovery Community College is located within it. Ride the subway underground, the closest station is King George Station.