Park Spark

park sparkBring Coquitlam Parks Alive!

Park Spark is your chance to have fun and gain meaningful experiences while enhancing Coquitlam’s parks. We offer a variety of opportunities for people to lend their expertise or experiences to connect with our parks.

Opportunities include:

  • Ongoing park care activities – Help take care of a park on your own schedule.
  • Drop-in volunteer activities – View upcoming events and examples of past drop-in activities below.
  • Group park projects – Involve your business, community group or school in a fun park project.
  • Park amenity additions – Donate a Little Library to your local park.
    Little Libraries are small wooden structures where people are free to take and leave books. 

For more information contact the Park Spark Program Coordinator:
Phone: 604-927-6312
Fax: 604-927-6301

Upcoming Events

Coquitlam RemembersCoquitlam Remembers

Join our display to honour those who have served our country by painting poppies on the lawn and writing messages of remembrance at Blue Mountain Park. All necessary equipment is supplied; however, please wear clothing appropriate for painting or working outdoors. 

Drop-in anytime during the times outlined below and all times are weather dependent. Check back ​often for updates or follow Coquitlam's Facebook or Twitter feeds. No registration is required, but please contact the Park Spark Coordinator, at 604-927-6312, to register a large group.

Coquitlam Remembers Activities

Join us at Blue Mountain Park, at the corner of King Albert Avenue and Veteran's Way (a.k.a. Porter Street), during the dates and times listed below. 

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  • Coquitlam Remembers Activities – Dates & Times


150th Celebration Garden Planting

Join the 12th Eagle Mountain Guides and 10th Coquitlam Beaver and Cub Scouts in planting 1,000 tulip bulbs to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary in 2017.

The 150th Anniversary Celebration Garden is part of Canada’s Garden Route and will celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary as well as the role of gardens in this history of Canada. Led by the Canadian Garden Council, in partnership with Vesey’s Blubs, Canada Post, Niagara Parks Commission and the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association.

Date: Sun, Nov. 6
Time: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location: Blue Mountain Park | Meet at the corner of King Albert Avenue and Veteran's Way (a.k.a. Porter Street)

Past Events

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  • Mundy Park Volunteer Photographers

  • Xylem Inc. Hoy/Scott Creek Watershed Clean Up

  • Scott Creek Community Garden Little Library

  • Flag Painting

  • Blue Mountain Park Toy Library & Pop Up Beach

  • 125 Laughter Yoga Challenge

  • TELUS Day of Giving

  • Town Centre Park Little Library

  • Simon Fraser Students Community Garden App

  • Geocaching Community's "Cache in, Trash Out" Mackin Park Clean Up

  • Scott Creek Middle School Real Acts of Caring

  • Como Lake Family Day Clean Up