Outdoor Recreation

Spending time in nature can help clear the mind, reduce stress and keep the body healthy. 

Upcoming registered programming will include nature programs for preschoolers, camps for school-age children and baby-and-me and adult hiking. Programs will be added throughout the spring and summer months so check back regularly for the latest information throughout the season.

Other Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors

There’s lots you can do in your own backyard too!  Visit our CoquitlamSPIRIT Outdoors web page for guides, gardening tips, backyard videos and lots more outdoor fun. 

Check out over 90 kilometers of trail systems in Coquitlam. View the Trail Maps and Guide or use our Park Finder to help plan your next visit.

Explore, play, discover!

September and October Program Registration

  • July 26 – Programs are visible online at 8:30 a.m.
  • July 28 – Online registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
  • July 29 – Phone-in / in-person registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

Get ready for the summer hiking season and spending more time in nature. There’s something for all nature lovers, from Nature Identification for Beginners to Backpacking and Wilderness Camping. Beginner or experienced hikers can learn about popular local trails, including  Jug Island, Lower Eagle Ridge and Woodland Walk, Cypress Lake, Coquitlam Lake View and Munro Lake.

Camp Information

Camp Locations and Meeting Spots

Camp Partnerships 

  • Outdoor Tennis Camps in partnership with Tennis for Life
  • Mountain Bike Camps in partnership with iRide
  • YMCA Day Camps in partnerships with YMCA

COVID-19 Safety

Prior to participating in a camp, all participants will be asked COVID-19 screening questions before entering each site. Questions will be asked daily. Parents will need to accompany their child to and from camp each day.

Important Forms 

Needing some extra support in camps? For children needing a little extra support and encouragement, contact us to learn more about rec support plans.

Stay Up To Date

Sign up for for our bi-weekly PRC E-News to receive advance notice on recreation programming registration dates, as well as info and updates on kids’ camps, recreation facilities, new parks, input opportunities, fitness tips, upcoming events and more.

Volunteering Opportunities

  1. Learn more about volunteering in recreation with the City.