Adopt-A-Park Programs

Become a volunteer today!

Our Adopt-A-Park programs are for residents of all ages who are interesting in being stewards of our community’s parks including our trails, our pollinators (bees & butterflies), our sports dugouts & benches, and our Little Sports Libraries. Businesses, community organizations, schools, families or individuals can all become volunteers.

Interested in joining our Adopt-A-Park program?  See the details below or contact parkspark@coquitlam.ca for more information.

What programs are available?

The Adopt-A-Park program is full of possibilities. Check out the links below to learn more about the different ways you can get involved:

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  • Adopt-a-Trail

  • Adopt-A-Pollinator Hotel

  • Adopt-a-Sports Library

  • Adopt-A-Dugout

Why become an Adopt-A-Park volunteer?

Volunteering is a great way to stay active in your community. You can take pride in:

  • a sense of ownership of your local parks
  • engaging with your community in the great outdoors
  • a chance to leverage your skills, expertise and creativity

What do I need to volunteer?

Time! The most important thing you need is time… and a love for your community. The possibilities are diverse and are suitable for all ages and abilities, plus, we provide any equipment where required!

Volunteer Perks

  • all materials and equipment are provided by the City
  • recognition  in the community with plaques and signs
  • a chance to enjoy volunteer events throughout the City
Learn more about our volunteer requirements here.

 

Liability & Safety

All volunteers must be registered with the city and have a successfully completed Police Information Check. Volunteer activity logs must be up to date and accurate. Should you wish to have further information about this coverage, please contact City Coordinator at 604-927-6327 or email parkspark@coquitlam.ca.

Safety Standards

  • Any person under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Report all accidents and injuries immediately to the City Coordinator
  • Have access to a phone. Carry a cell phone and/or know where there are accessible phones along your route in case of an emergency
  • Park fixture should not be ‘fixed’ or changed in anyway without coordinator approval
  • Stay out of park during storms or high winds
  • Wear gloves, safety vests, suitable footwear and appropriately dress for the weather

Parks, Recreation and Culture Services
604-927-6327
parkspark@coquitlam.ca