Brookmere Park

Location

Southwest Coquitlam

Address
565 Austin Avenue
Coquitlam, BC V3K 6R8

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Significant improvements were completed during September 2019. A beloved Burquitlam-Lougheed area park for decades, the 5.3-acre (2.2-hectare) green space was identified as a priority for redevelopment to meet the needs of the evolving neighbourhood.

Benefits

  • Broader range of recreation options for the neighbourhood
  • Enhanced access to and within the park
  • Expanded programming opportunities
  • A half-size sports court
  • Lawn areas and gardens
  • New playground
  • Social plaza with seating and picnic tables
  • Trails and accessible walking paths

The park’s existing features include a natural turf sports field, a paved 32-stall parking lot, a lawn area and gravel paths.

Funding

Upgrades and extension of the funding for the upgrades included a $400,000 contribution from the Onni Group.

Timeline

Winter 2017

  • Initial park planning and design information was provided to Council for feedback and direction to proceed with concept design and public engagement. View the related report to Council (PDF).

Spring 2018

  • Report to Council recommending a phased construction approach to the planned improvements. View the related report to Council (PDF).

Summer 2018

  • Construction of utility and pathway improvements - Fairview/Dogwood Greenway from Austin Avenue to Brookmere Avenue with new multi-use path and lighting
  • Public engagement sessions on future of the park

Spring 2019

  • Construction began on new park features

Fall 2019

Park reopened with community celebration. View the Facebook photo album.