Burnaby, BC

Thursday, September 14, 2023

Metrotower I

4710 Kingsway

Event Details

Registration for the #DropZoneChallenge in 2023 in Burnaby is NOW OPEN! 

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Information for Drop Zone Burnaby 2023

Do you love to challenge yourself and help others? Then you can’t pass up the Easter Seals Drop Zone in Burnaby on Thursday, September 14, 2023. Drop Zone is back and ready for a new set of superheroes!

Maybe you’ve walked, run or biked for a cause. Now here’s a taller challenge to take you over the top and down the side of a 28-storey office building! The Drop Zone in Burnaby challenges fearless participants to pay or raise a minimum amount in support of Easter Seals for the rare opportunity to rappel down a skyscraper.

Minimum Fundraising Goal: Raise $875 minimum to rappel

You have until October 15th, 2023 to raise the minimum fundraising requirements!

Take a look at our video for a sneak peek of what the day might look like and stay up to date with event news by signing up for our newsletter!

Why Rappel?

The hard-earned fundraising dollars support two essential services that Easter Seals BC/Yukon provides: Easter Seals House and Easter Seals Camp. Easter Seals House in Vancouver provides a home away from home for adults and families travelling to Vancouver for medical appointments. Easter Seals camps range from virtual, to week-long overnight camps, for all children and adults with disabilities aged 6-49 years old. Watch some of our videos that capture the true essence of what Easter Seals Camp is all about!

Your support truly makes a difference. Become a Superhero for Easter Seals BCY TODAY! It will definitely be an experience that you won’t forget! #EasterSealsDropZoneBC

   Photo of an older woman, smiling, wearing a Wonder woman costume and yellow helmet, while hanging off side of building Photo from the top of a building, looking down at two individuals in blue costumes and capes, rapelling on the side of a building. Photo of a man, wearing a dark-coloured mask, black t-shirt and yellow helmet, dangling off the side of a building, with his arms and hands punched up in the air in celebration

Key Information

  • To participate you must be 19 years of age or older on event day.
  • Your training session will take place at an indoor rock climbing gym and you will use the exact same gear in your training that you will use on event day.
  • You must meet the minimum fundraising requirement in order to be able to rappel. The minimum fundraising requirement is $875.
  • You have until October 15th, 2023 to raise the minimum fundraising requirement.
  • Teams are encouraged for this event as it’s not only fun to rappel alongside others you know, but also easier to fundraise collectively as a group.
  • Weight restrictions for the rappelling apparatus are also in effect. The maximum weight for rappellers is 275lbs. If you weigh more than this or require any accessibility accommodations to participate, please notify us when you register.
  • The charitable Registration Number for the Burnaby event is 11921 7248 RR0001.

Event Information:
Please contact Samantha Bishop-Thomas at sbishopthomas@eastersealsbcy.ca or (604) 341-8353.

Sponsorship Opportunities:

  • We have multiple sponsorship opportunities available for Drop Zone in Burnaby, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria and Surrey. For more info, please contact Samantha Bishop-Thomas at sbishopthomas@eastersealsbcy.ca or (604) 341-8353.
  • For sponsorship opportunities of Drop Zone events nationally, please contact Casey Sabawi at partnerships@easterseals.ca.

  Image of a woman, smiling, with her mask on her chin, dangling off the side of a building. She is dressed in black and wearing a helmet.  Two individuals wearing black masks, blue costumes with capes, and yellow helmets, holding up a "I Did It!" sign and raising their hands up in the air in celebration. Image of a man wearing a black eye-mask, and Robin from Batman costume and yellow helmet, smiling and getting ready for his rappel while standing at the edge of the top of a building


Thank you to our 2023 Drop Zone Burnaby Sponsors