Park Spark provides an opportunity 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.
Join Coquitlam's Park Spark team at Metro Vancouver’s largest free outdoor light display – Lights at Lafarge! We'll be hosting activations nightly Tuesdays to Saturdays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. until Feb. 21. View the upcoming schedule below.
Celebrate Family Day at Lights at Lafarge with a fun Pirate Parrr-ty on Friday, Feb. 17 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Join Park Spark staff at the TD Community Plaza for pirate-themed activities, music and fun games. Then grab a map and go on a treasure hunt around Lafarge Lake. Special thanks to Lights at Lafarge Presenting Partner, Coquitlam Centre.
Join the Park Spark Light Brigade and host a night throughout the Lights at Lafarge season. For more information, email the Park Spark team. We're also looking for volunteers to help with the takedown of the lights after the season.
Test out your green thumb, share your knowledge, learn new skills, and have fun with the Youth Urban Garden team at the Inspiration Garden in Town Centre Park As a member of the team you will share your knowledge, learn new skills and give back to your community in a fun and meaningful way while helping enhance our local parks. For more information, email the Park Spark garden team.
Test out your green thumb, share your knowledge, learn new skills, and have fun with the YOUth Urban Garden team on Friday nights 4 – 7 p.m. at Town Centre Park’s Inspiration Garden. Volunteer in a unique and fun way while helping enhance our local parks. For further information email the Park Spark team.
Coquitlam will once again participate in the national Communities in Bloom competition and several activities are planned. Join in on the fun and learn how you can help Coquitlam bloom! Learn more.
Take part in Coquitlam's tree-planting initiative and public-education program. Whether on public or private land, Coquitlam’s trees offer many benefits for our health, well-being and the environment. Learn more.
Become a Park Spark Garden volunteer. Green thumbs of all ages and abilities are encouraged to get involved, share knowledge, learn new skills and make a difference while enhancing Coquitlam’s outdoor parks spaces.
Throughout the growing season, the Park Spark team will be popping up at various Coquitlam park spaces, teaming up with other volunteers to keep our gardens looking their best. Find out when we’ll be visiting a park near you. For information on locations and how to become a Park Spark Garden volunteer, please email the Park Spark team.
Part of the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, CoquitlamSPIRIT provides free activities and resources to help residents stay active, healthy and connected while they practise physical distancing. Click here to view our Bloom of the Week and ideas to enjoy the great outdoors!
Located in the southeast corner of Town Centre Park, the Inspiration Garden is dedicated to growing, supporting and connecting gardeners in the community. Learn more here.
Keep our outdoor park spaces SPARKling! Get involved, take ownership and make a difference by joining the Park Spark team to keep Coquitlam parks and trails litter free. Find out when we’ll be popping up at a park near you. For information on locations and how to participate in a Park Spark litter clean-up please email the Park Spark team.