Park Spark

Lights at Lafarge

Thank you to everyone who came out to enjoy the magic of the Lower Mainland's largest free outdoor lights display at Lafarge Lake in Town Centre Park.

We hope to see you again next year!

2018 Lights at Lafarge - Park Spark

Light Brigade VolunteersThank You Light Brigade Volunteers!

This year our Parks staff had help from local volunteer groups to install the light displays around the lake and to host the pop-up events. Thank you!

  • Adopt-a-City Foundation

    Helped install light displays
  • Gleneagle Secondary School Take Action Club

    Helped install light displays
  • Vanier Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada Classes

    Helped put together strings of lights and decorated some pop-bottle tulips for the display
  • Summit Middle School Purple Team Grade Eight Classes
    Constructed, decorated and installed pop bottle tulips throughout the light display
  • Lafarge Canada
    Have you noticed the new stars at the north-end of the lake? They were completed by volunteers from Lafarge Canada and are a great addition to the display!
  • Warming Tent Hosts: Thanks to the following groups who hosted activities at the Warming Tent with the Park Spark team: BC SPCA Tri-Cities Education & Adoption Centre, CA: Town Centre Church, Coquitlam Environmental Services, Coquitlam Health & Fitness, Coquitlam Heritage Society, Douglas College.

Get Involved

Are you interested in volunteering next year for Lights at Lafarge? Get in touch with us at

About Park Spark

Park Spark is your chance to have fun and gain meaningful experiences while enhancing Coquitlam’s parks. We offer a variety of opportunities for people to lend their expertise or experiences to connect with our parks.

Opportunities include:

  • Ongoing park care activities – Help take care of a park on your own schedule.
  • Drop-in volunteer activities – View upcoming events and examples of past drop-in activities below.
  • Group park projects – Involve your business, community group or school in a fun park project.
  • Park amenity additions – Donate a Little Library to your local park.
    Little Libraries are small wooden structures where people are free to take and leave books. 

Town Centre Park Hosts

Town Centre Park Hosts enhance your park experience by providing information about Town Centre Park's amenities, special events, programs and activities. If you see ​them out and about wearing ​their yellow vests, please say, "Hello!".

Town Centre Park Hosts are part of the Park Spark Program. If you are interested in joining our fabulous team of volunteers, please ​email Park Spark for more information. 

For more information, please contact Park Spark Program Leader:
Phone: 604-927-3669

Past Projects

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  • Coquitlam Remembers 2018

  • Love Your Lake Town Centre Park Cleanup

  • TELUS Planting

  • New Little Library: Norm Staff Park

  • Town Centre Park Rain Stencils

  • Nature Kids B.C. Club & the Nature Guide

  • Little Libraries in Coquitlam Parks

  • Flag Painting with ISSofBC

  • Geocaching at Mundy Park with Mundy Road Elementary School

  • Telus Town Centre Park Clean Up

  • 10th Coquitlam Cubs Ridge Park Trail Marking

  • Volunteer Park Hosts and Dogtopia Earth Day Trail Visit

  • Francophone Scouts of Maillardville Beaver Group Riverview Forest Clean Up

  • 150th Celebration Garden Planting at Blue Mountain Park

  • Xylem Inc. Hoy/Scott Creek Watershed Clean Up