How was this project established?
  • The three-party partnership to deliver the Coquitlam YMCA facility and the expansion of Cottonwood Park was a two-step process.
  • The City of Coquitlam finalized an Agreement in Principle (AIP) with the YMCA of Greater Vancouver in early 2015. The AIP outlines the key elements to provide enhanced community services to the Burquitlam area through the partnership.
  • In December 2015, the City of Coquitlam and Concert Properties confirmed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that facilitates the development of the future recreation facility on the Burquitlam Park site, as well as the major expansion of Cottonwood Park.

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1. What is involved in this three-party partnership?
2. How does the community benefit from the three-party partnership model?
3. Why was Burquitlam Park selected for this facility?
4. Will this development result in a loss of parkland for the Burquitlam neighbourhood?
5. How was this project established?
6. How much will the new Coquitlam YMCA facility cost?
7. What is the overall cost to the City and the financial impact on Coquitlam taxpayers for this project?
8. Will the City have an ownership stake in the new Coquitlam YMCA facility?
9. What amenities will be located in the new Coquitlam YMCA?
10. What fee/membership model will the YMCA use for this new facility?
11. When will the Coquitlam YMCA be completed?
12. What is the expected timing for expansion to Cottonwood Park?
13. What facilities are proposed for the Cottonwood Park expansion?
14. What will happen to the existing rental housing owned by Concert Properties and located adjacent to the existing Cottonwood Park site?