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Sep 06, 2017 Return to Headlines

Rochester Park Official Opening

by Robbin Whachell |

COQUITLAM, BC, Sept. 6, 2017 – Join us as Coquitlam City Council, local schoolchildren and other members of the public gather to celebrate the official opening of Rochester Park.

Media and the public are invited to attend the celebration of Maillardville’s newest park, which will include opening speeches and ribbon cutting, staff-led games and light refreshments. Local families, as well as children from nearby schools and daycares, are expected to attend.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 12
Time: 2 – 4 p.m. (official announcement and ribbon cutting at 2:15 p.m.)
Location: Rochester Park, 1390 Rochester Ave., Coquitlam

Park and project highlights:

  • Innovative playground based on an outdoor nature play theme
  • Zipline, accessible saucer swings, tunnel slide and climbing wall
  • Sand and water play area
  • Skate spot
  • New washroom facility and picnic shelter
  • Enhanced trails and stairways connecting the park with natural forested areas
  • Grassy areas for picnicking


For more information, contact:
Kathleen Vincent
Manager Corporate Communications
City of Coquitlam
604-927-3019 (office) or 604-218-1319 (cell)


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Manager, Corporate Communications - Kathleen Vincent
Phone: 604-927-3019
Cell: 604-218-1319