Outdoor Activities

Get outdoors!  Enjoy Coquitlam parks and trails while physically distancing safely.  There’s lots you can do in your own backyard too! Here you’ll find tips and guides,  gardening,  backyard ideas and more.

  1. Bloom of the Week
  2. Marvelous Machines
  3. Walk, Hike or Bike
  4. Go Fishing
  5. Outdoor Scavenger Hunt
  6. Garden Mocktails (video)
  7. Hug a Tree
  8. Fitness at the Park (video)
  9. Coquitlam Outdoor Photo Hunt
  10. Rock Art Garden

Stargazer Hydrangea, pink flower, blossoms, Bloom of the Week, garden


Common Name: Stargazer Hydrangea

Scientific Name: Hydrangea macrophylla


  • Star Gazer Hydrangea blooms from early summer to early fall and features beautiful clusters of pink or blue flowers, depending on the pH of the soil.
  • Acidic soil will result in blue blooms while alkaline soil will produce pink blooms.  
  • Star Gazer Hydrangea flowers will bloom on both old and new wood.

What’s blooming in your garden? Let us know by tagging #CoquitlamSPIRIT on social media.