Park Spark

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.

Opportunities

Light Brigade

The Park Spark Light Brigade creates opportunities for individuals and groups to participate in Lights at Lafarge through:

  • Creating new pop bottle tulips
  • Fabricating lit elements
  • Installing special displays 
  • Taking part in light-making workshops
  • Hosting a night with the Park Spark team.

Workshops are offered in October and November.  Light installations take place until Nov. 26.  For more information on how to get involved please contact us

Become a YOUth Urban Garden Volunteer

Or, 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 in Bloom 2021

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.

Garden Volunteers

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.

Coquitlam Spirit

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!

Inspiration Garden

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.

Litter Clean-ups

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 email the Park Spark team.