Inspiration Garden

The Inspiration Garden is dedicated to growing, developing and supporting gardeners in the community. Drop by and bee inspired!

Location & Hours of Operation

We're located in Town Centre Park, corner of Guildford Way and Pipeline Road (map). Open to the public, dawn to dusk. The garden is staffed Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Check for the garden host on duty sign.

Ask the Gardener

Our knowledgeable garden host is available to answer all your gardening questions.

Days: Thursdays
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Hours change throughout the season, check here for updated times.

Wind FlowersWhat's Happening

Plant of the Week – Japanese Stewartia (Stewartia pseudocamellia)

This tree features attractive bark year round but sports attractive white flowers in early summer that become pointed brown fruit.

Kids in the Garden Camps: Blooming Gardeners

This camp offers campers a chance to get their hands dirty and experience life in the garden.  Campers will learn where their food comes from and how plants grow. 7 – 10 years | Register Now

Date:  Monday – Friday, July 20 – July 24
Time:  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Planting for Fall and Winter Seasons

Learn which crop varieties to plant for fall and winter and how to protect them throughout the cold season.
16+ years | Register Now

Date:  Saturday, July 25
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 

Registered Programs & Drop-Ins

Register online – anytime! Enjoy the comfort, convenience and flexibility of online registration.

Registration begins Wednesday, August 5 at 8:30 a.m.Fall Program Guide – Preview

Preview all our fall programs, activities and events in the Fall Program Guide (download) before registration begins Wednesday, August 5 at 8:30 a.m.

Summer Program Guide – Register Now!Summer Program Guide

Register now for the programs and activities in the Summer Program Guide (download). 

Stay & Play Summer Camp Guide – Register Now!Stay and Play Summer Camp Guide

Our Stay & Play Summer Camp Guide (download) will help you select the perfect summer camp. Register Now!

Need the flexibility of early drop off and late pick up? Try our extented day camp 'add on'. Our leaders will engage children in games and activities and walk them to and from their camp room.

Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering!  Our Adult Volunteer Program and Youth Volunteer Program are now full. Please check back in Spring 2016 for more opportunities to volunteer in the garden.

Community Gardens

The City of Coquitlam oversees two community gardens with plots available to rent on a yearly basis to Coquitlam residents (18 years +). The Coquitlam Community Gardens at the Inspiration Garden features 36 raised plots and the Scott Creek Community Gardens (located just above the Coquitlam Crunch Parking lot off of Lansdowne Drive) features 27 raised plots and 2 wheelchair accessible plots. 

At this time, there are no garden plots available; however, if you would like to add your name to the waitlist, please complete and submit the online Garden Plot Request Form

For more information, please contact us:
Email: garden@coquitlam.ca