Coquitlam in Bloom

The Coquitlam in Bloom program fosters community pride for green space enhancements through stewardship events and initiatives such as Park Spark, Adopt-a-Park, and Bad Seed community weed pulls.

This year's Coquitlam in Bloom initiatives will focus on youth in our community​. Watch for a Pop-up Youth Park at Mundy Park, Fun Nights at the Stadium, community tidiness initiatives, a 23-foot-tall planted sculpture at Town Centre Park, and a return of Park Spark, Coquitlam Munch edible gardens, pollinator gardens, Spotlight on Sport and other activities. Read more.

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volunteersSpotlight on Sport: Come Out & Play!

Once again the 2019 Coquitlam in Bloom initiatives will shine a spotlight on community sport – and all the people who make it happen. Many thanks to the volunteers, players, coaches and club executives who play important roles in our the sporting community.

​See below for upcoming workshops, drop-ins and try-it sessions, all part of the Spotlight on Sport initiative. 

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Drop-In Youth Nights

Youth and young adults (13 – 25 yrs) are invited to come out to enjoy music, food and pick-up games of badminton, soccer, giant Jenga and more. This drop-in will be a fun and engaging place for youth and young adults to stay active, hangout and engage in community and sport in a non-competitive, recreation setting. 

  • When: Saturday, Sept. 7, 14, 28 | Oct. 5, 12, 26 | 7 - 9 p.m.
  • Where: Percy Perry Stadium in Town Centre Park (1290 Pipeline Rd.) 
  • Cost: Free

Concussion Management Workshop

Certified Athletic Therapists will lead participants through best practices in understanding brain injury, sport risk factors, prevention techniques and concussion management guidelines.  Participants will review on-field assessment techniques, the use of the Concussion Recognition Tool 5, SCAT5 tool and return to learn and return to sport protocols.  Participants will be given time for sport specific questions.

*A certificate of completion will be issued. This course is approved for 2.0 BCRPA and 2.0 PE/A2 CMTBC Continuing Education Credits.

  • When: Sept. 24, 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Where: Coquitlam City Hall – Room 101 (3000 Guildford Way)
  • Cost: $10 | Register Now

Pop-up Youth Park, Presented by Coast Capital Savings

Pop-up Youth ParkHours of Operation

The Pop-up Youth Park will feature a modified shipping container, portable outdoor furniture, a temporary sand volleyball court, mobile bike track, basketball hoops and a new sports lending library with gear for ball hockey, pickleball, lacrosse and basketball.

It will be a place to hang out with friends, play games, be active, listen to music or join in artistic activities such as weaving, painting and Zen gardening.

  • Passive Activities (unstaffed): Open Daily | Dawn – Dusk
  • Location: Beside the lacrosse box in Mundy Park

2019 Pop-up Youth ParkSeptember Events 

Friday, Sept. 27 | Movie Under the Stars

Bring your PJs and your pillows to the Mundy Park Youth Lounge to watch Thor on the big screen.

Saturday, Sept. 28 | Last Day at the Youth Lounge

It’s not goodbye, it’s see you later! Music, treats, prizes and more.

About Coast Capital Savings

Coast Capital SavingsCoast Capital Savings is Canada’s largest credit union by membership and B.C.’s first credit union to become a federal credit union. Owned by its 572,000 members, Coast Capital offers banking and investment services digitally and through its 52 branches in the Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Okanagan and Vancouver Island regions of British Columbia. An Imagine Canada Caring Company and a Certified B Corporation in recognition of its social performance, Coast Capital invests 10 per cent of its bottom line in youth focused community organizations, programs, partnerships and events. The credit union has been recognized as one of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures™, and holds a Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation. Coast Capital has a history of introducing innovative products to help their members achieve financial well-being including Canada’s first free chequing account from a full-service financial institution and Help Extras®, enabling members to invest in their future. To learn more, visit coastcapitalsavings.com.

More 2019 Coquitlam in Bloom Highlights

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  • Free Sports Equipment Libraries

  • 'Chief of the Undersea World' Eco-Sculpture

National Tree Day Volunteers​Get Involved

  • Help keep Coquitlam tidy and litter-free.
  • Help beautify the places where you live, work or spend time – consider planting a garden, tidying up the property and improving street appeal. 
  • Protect our pollinators! Consider making your own pollinator garden this spring.
  • Join a Bad Seed weed pull and learn how to stop the introduction and spread of plants that can be harmful to people, animals and ecosystems.

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  • Adopt-a-Bench

  • Become a Sports Host

FireworksBC Communities in Bloom Conference & Awards Ceremony

Coquitlam is proud to host this year's Communities in Bloom conference Sept. 20 & 21, 2019. This two-day event includes educational sessions, site tours and a formal awards banquet for volunteers involved in Communities in Bloom from communities across the province. View our Schedule of Events below for more information. | Register Now 

  • When: Sept. 20 & 21, 2019
  • Where: Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club, 3251 Plateau Blvd.
  • Schedule of Events

For questions about registration, please contact parkspark@coquitlam.ca

 

About Coquitlam in Bloom

Want to learn more about the many programs and initiatives that make Coquitlam in Bloom an award-winning program? Check out our 2019 Profile Book and watch our video.

 



​Past Results

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  • 2018 Coquitlam in Bloom

  • 2017 Coquitlam in Bloom

  • 2016 Coquitlam in Bloom

  • 2015 Coquitlam In Bloom

Communities in Bloom 

Communities in Bloom is a Canadian non-profit organization committed to fostering community pride, environmental responsibility and beautification. It uses friendly competition between communities to bring together local businesses, service clubs, residents and civic government to focus on enhancing their community. www.communitiesinbloom.ca

Learn more about Coquitlam's involvement in Communities in Bloom by watching this video made by Metro Vancouver