Park Spark

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 – Join the Park Spark team at activations throughout the year.
  • Group park projects – Involve your business, community group or school in a fun park project.
  • Park amenity additions
  • Become a Park Spark volunteer

For more information, please contact Park Spark Program Leader:
Phone: 604-927-​6329

Current Events

We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of BC.Celebrate Family Day in Coquitlam

Come out with your family to participate in a variety of fun, non-competitive sports and activities, music and free snacks!

These events are supported, in part, by funding from the Province of British Columbia.​

Spotlight on Sport Family Day Drop-in at Mountain View Park

  • Family Day 2020Date: Saturday, Feb. 15
  • Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Mountain View Park (751 Smith Ave.)​
  • Cost: Free

Family Day in Town Centre Park (All Ages)

Join the Coquitlam Park Spark team for an afternoon of family fun in Town Centre Park. Participate in a variety of outdoor games and fun activities to celebrate Family Day. 

  • Date: Saturday, Feb. 15
  • Time: 12 – 3 p.m.
  • Town Centre Park (1299 Pinetree Way)
  • Cost: Free

Spotlight on Sport Family Day Drop-in at Mundy Park

  • Date: Sunday, Feb. 16
  • Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Mundy Park (641 Hillcrest St.)​
  • Cost: Free

Spotlight on Sport Family Day Drop-in at Town Centre Park

  • Date: Monday, Feb. 17
  • Time: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Percy Perry Stadium in Town Centre Park (1290 Pipeline Rd.)
  • Cost: Free

Become a Park Spark Volunteer

volunteersInterested in volunteering with our Park Spark team? Check out our current opportunities and the application form here. If you're interested in volunteering with our Little Libraries program, see below.

Note: Most opportunities require volunteers to be registered City of Coquitlam volunteers with the following:

  • Police information check
  • Two references
  • A completed orientation

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  • Volunteer Requirements

  • Volunteer Duties

  • City Support

  • How to Sign Up

Adopt-A Park Programs

Thanks to all those who attended the Mundy Park Volunteer Photography session!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 for more information.

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  • Adopt-A-Trail

  • Adopt-A-Pollinator Hotel

  • Adopt-A-Sports-Library

  • Adopt-A-Dugout

  • Adopt-A-Little-Library

Past Projects

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  • Lights at Lafarge 2019

  • Coquitlam Remembers 2019

  • Love Your Lake Town Centre Park Cleanup

  • TELUS Planting

  • 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

  • Apple Employees River Clean Up