Fortius 5-Year Celebration
May 26, 2019 10:00 am - May 26, 2019 2:00 pm
In September 2018, we kicked off our fifth anniversary year (I know, we can’t believe it either!). Join us as we keep the celebration going with a special 5-Year Open House.
We will be celebrating in style, with a range of complementary activities for the whole family. The first 100 people through the door will get a free swag bag!
Everyone’s welcome. Save the date and help us spread the word!
Note: We anticipate parking to be busier than usual during this event. We have overflow parking across the street, behind Bill Copeland Arena. Find the parking map here>>
10:00am: Doors open and all activities kick off!
10:30am – 10:45am: Opening address from Founder & Chairman, Scott Cousens and Burnaby Mayor, Mike Hurley
11:00am – 12:00pm: Autograph signings with professional and Olympic athletes:
- Spencer O’Brien, Olympic Snowboarder & X-Games Gold Medalist
- Ian Hawksbee, Vancouver Warriors Lacrosse
- Andrew Gallant, Vancouver Warriors Lacrosse
- Mitch Jones, Vancouver Warriors Lacrosse
FitFirst Footwear is celebrating Fortius’ 5-Years with a blow out sidewalk sale! Athletic gear, footwear and accessories—everything under the tent will be 40-75% off!
The first 25 customers through our doors will get a free reusable Starbucks cup! In addition, purchase any Starbucks item during the event and get the second item at a 25% discount*. * Discount applies to an item equal to, or of lesser value.
Burnaby Fire Department
Stop by to say hello to our friends and partners at the City of Burnaby Fire Department! Their fire engine will be parked right out front.
Tourism Burnaby is a leading, sector-focused destination marketing and resource organization that develops, promotes and assists in the city’s tourism growth through innovative community, regional and partner programs. Stop by their booth to learn more!
Visit BC Athletics in the Kids SportZone to try out the Run, Jump, Throw, Wheel station! Learn more about the sport of athletics and try track & field activities including hurdles, relays, high jump, and shot put! Learn more >>
South Burnaby Metro Club
Visit the South Burnaby Metro Club in the Kids SportsZone for some short drills and fun shooting games (bring appropriate gym wear, including shoes) and learn more about their youth basketball program . Learn more >>
Synchro BC is the governing body for synchronized swimming in BC. Stop by their booth to learn more about synchronized swimming in the province.
G2 Basketball Academy
Whether they are training high performance athletes, or teaching the game to beginners, the goal at G2 Basketball Academy is simple; to develop their basketball athletes to play at the highest level. Stop by their booth to learn more!
Wesburn Football Club
Wesburn Football Club is a community organization devoted to Burnaby youth and their pursuit of soccer excellence. The club accepts registration from all players in the Burnaby soccer district. Stop by their booth to learn more!
Adamas Esports Training + Performance
Located on level 2 of the Fortius facility, Adamas provides top esports athletes with the knowledge, tools, inspiration and guidance to rise in the ranks of the truly elite. Stop by their training space for a tour and to learn more about their organization.
Roman Tulis European Soccer School
Roman Tulis hosts full time training programs at Fortius for youth soccer players who are dedicated to the game of soccer, who wish to push themselves to the best of their abilities and have aspirations of playing at the national level and beyond. Watch their camp on the pitch today, or stop by our welcome table for a chance to win one of five (5) complementary spots in their upcoming youth Summer Camps ($175 value!).