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Oct 15, 2019 Return to Headlines

Try a New Sport at Coquitlam’s Sports Fair this Saturday

by Caitlin Osborne |

COQUITLAM, B.C., Oct. 15, 2019 – Try out a new sport, test your skills, and play carnival games at Coquitlam’s free Spotlight on Sport Sports Fair this Saturday, Oct. 19 at Pinetree Community Centre.

What is the Sports Fair?

Spotlight on Sport is one of Coquitlam’s focus areas under the Coquitlam in Bloom community engagement program. This free sports fair brings together a wide range of Coquitlam sport associations under one roof to help you:

  • discover fun ways to stay active
  • try new sports to see what you love
  • learn more about Coquitlam’s sports organizations

Sports Fair Details

When: Saturday, Oct. 19, 1 – 3 p.m.

Where: Pinetree Community Centre, 1260 Pinetree Way

What: Test your skills in a variety of sports, play carnival games, enjoy complimentary popcorn and get inspired about staying active.

Who: All members of the public – from kids to age 55-plus – are invited to drop by.

Cost: Free admission with free parking onsite

RSVP to the City of Coquitlam Facebook event page for updates and reminders.

What sports associations will be there?

No matter what your interest, you’ll likely find out more at the Sports Fair. Sports associations on site will include:

  • Burke Mountain Archers
  • Coquitlam Little League
  • Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club
  • Coquitlam Minor Football & Cheer Association
  • Coquitlam Minor Softball Association
  • Coquitlam Moody Minor Baseball
  • Coquitlam-Moody Ringette Association
  • Glen Pine Seniors Tennis
  • Metro Women's Soccer League
  • Omega Gymnastics
  • Pacific Storm Water Polo Club
  • Port Moody Junior Curling Club
  • Rumblefish Underwater Hockey Club
  • Senior Roller Skating
  • Tri-Cities Female Ice Hockey
  • Tri-city Iranian-Canadian Mini-soccer Society
  • Tri-City Youth Basketball Association
  • Windies Cricket Club

About Coquitlam in Bloom

Coquitlam in Bloom fosters community pride through programs that highlight the initiatives of local businesses, organizations, residents and municipal staff.

This year’s efforts were focused on youth, youth initiatives and keeping our city clean for future generations. This included a Pop-up Youth Park at Mundy Park, Fun Nights at the Stadium, community tidiness initiatives, the addition of the Chief of the Undersea World eco-sculpture at Town Centre Park, and the return of Coquitlam Munch edible gardens and pollinator gardens.

Initiatives also shined a spotlight on community sport – and all the people who help make it happen. It is often through our shared participation in community sport that we build community connections and community pride.

This year’s inactivates won the City first place in the International Communities in Bloom competition for large communities, earning global recognition for our community’s civic pride and beautification efforts.

Learn more about the Coquitlam in Bloom program and other upcoming events at www.coquitlam.ca/cib.  

Media contact:

Kathleen Reinheimer
Manager of Parks, City of Coquitlam