What time do I need to be at the park?
Please arrive at 8:30 AM to check in (simply provide us with your name) and receive your participant bracelet.
Will there be a reserved spot for me and my yoga mat?
There is room for everyone, but placement of your mat is on a first come first served basis.
Where can I park?
The Westminster Pier Park can be conveniently accessed via the Front Street Parkade (located at 405 Front St, New Westminster, BC V3L 1A4) or by the adjacent parking lot (located at 750 Quayside Drive, New Westminster, BC V3M 6B9).
How do I get there by bus or SkyTrain?
Westminster Pier Park is easily accessible by transit. Take the Expo Line and get off at New Westminster Station.
How do I get there on foot or on my bike?
The Westminster Pier Park can be conveniently accessed via the Front Street Parkade pedestrian overpass or from Waterfront Esplanade Boardwalk.
When and what streets will be closed?
No streets will be closed around the park for this event.
How many participants will there be?
We are anticipating approximately 200 participants.
Can I bring a friend to the event?
Yes, friends, family, and dogs on leash are welcome! Please be aware that there are some perks, including food, that will only be available to participants. Drop in classes are available for $30 a class (donated to Big Sisters BCLM) and we will have a limited supply of yoga mats available for drop-ins.
Who do I contact for lost & found support?
On the day of the event you can go to the registration tent for assistance. After the event you can email the Events Manager, Leigh-Anne at email@example.com.
Do I need to bring my own yoga mat? Will yoga props be supplied?
Yes, please bring your own mat. We will not have any props available, so if you wish, be sure to bring your favourite props along with you.
What else should I bring on the event day?
There is no designated storage area at the event so try to bring as little as possible. Be sure to include your pledge forms, water, a towel, snacks, sunscreen, and your smile! A small bag holding your personal items can be kept next to your mat. Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland will not be held responsible for your personal belongings.
What else happens at the event?
Along with the yogathon, there will also be movement workshops taking place throughout the day in the workshop tent, complimentary snacks for participants at the health hut, a place to get pampered with Skoah (enjoy a complimentary hand or facial treatment), and a place to shop Inner Fire’s eco-friendly handmade yoga apparel to inspire your movement!
Will there be bathrooms on-site?
There are bathrooms on site run by New Westminster Park & Recreation.
What if it rains?
The event will take place rain or shine!