News Flash

City News

Posted on: March 19, 2020

Coquitlam Temporarily Closes City Playgrounds

Playgrounds in Coquitlam parks were temporarily closed today in response to the evolving COVID-19 situation.

The decision to temporarily close the City’s parks was made out of an abundance of caution, in response to public concerns that some playground users are not practising social distancing as directed by B.C.’s Provincial Health Officer. Signage advising of the temporary closure and the need for social distancing will be installed over the next couple of days.

Updates on the situation will be posted to www.coquitlam.ca/covid19 and Coquitlam’s social media channels.

The temporary closure affects only playgrounds that are in City-owned parks or at civic recreation facilities. The City will be consulting with health officials to assess the possible risks of COVID-19 exposure from playground equipment.

For their mental and physical health, Coquitlam families are encouraged to enjoy the parks and trails throughout the community, while avoiding groups and maintaining a distance of one to two metres from others.

Parents are also urged to reinforce the importance of social distancing with their children.

Be Informed

For up-to-date information regarding the COVID-19 impacts to City facilities, programs, services and events:

Coquitlam residents are also encouraged to follow the City of Coquitlam on social media (Facebook and Twitter) and to download the CoquitlamConnect mobile app for City updates.

For more information on COVID-19, including updates, answers to frequently asked questions, and translated information, please consult the following resources:

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City News

Small Business Week

Coquitlam Celebrates Small Businesses

Posted on: October 19, 2020
Message From the Mayor Image

Message From the Mayor - Oct. 8, 2020

Posted on: October 8, 2020
Coquitlam

Message From the Mayor - Oct. 2, 2020

Posted on: October 2, 2020
Boy in spray park

Spray Pads Open Until Monday in Coquitlam

Posted on: September 30, 2020
Coquitlam

Message From the Mayor - Sept. 25, 2020

Posted on: September 25, 2020
Coquitlam

Notice of Public Hearing - Sept. 28

Posted on: July 16, 2020
Coquitlam

Message From the Mayor - Sept. 3, 2020

Posted on: September 3, 2020
Coquitlam Crunch

Stay Safe on the Trails in Bear Country

Posted on: September 3, 2020
Coquitlam

Design Your Own 2021 Budget for Coquitlam

Posted on: September 1, 2020
Coquitlam

Help Design the Future Sheffield Park

Posted on: August 28, 2020
Coquitlam

Help Keep Bears Safe

Posted on: August 10, 2020

More New Patios Coming to Coquitlam

Posted on: July 20, 2020
Coquitlam

Notice of Public Hearing - July 27

Posted on: July 15, 2020

Town Centre Recycling Depot Reopens

Posted on: June 18, 2020
Coquitlam

Notice of Public Hearing - June 15

Posted on: June 15, 2020
Coquitlam

Notice of Public Hearing - July 6

Posted on: July 6, 2020
Coquitlam

Notice of Public Hearing - June 1

Posted on: May 20, 2020

Message From the Mayor - Youth Week

Posted on: April 29, 2020

Open Letter to Our Community

Posted on: April 9, 2020

Message from The Mayor - April 2

Posted on: April 2, 2020

Message from the Mayor

Posted on: March 26, 2020
Coquitlam

Notice of Public Hearing - Feb. 24

Posted on: February 12, 2020

2020 Utility Payments are Due

Posted on: February 24, 2020

Celebrate Family Day in Coquitlam

Posted on: February 3, 2020

Heavy Rain in the Forecast

Posted on: January 30, 2020
Coquitlam

Notice of Public Hearing - Jan. 27

Posted on: January 15, 2020
Coquitlam

Be Prepared for Snow

Posted on: January 8, 2020