All Abilities Welcome!

Coquitlam is a welcoming and inclusive community. We respect individual differences and recognize that people of all ages, abilities and cultures provide value to our community.

We offer a number of programs designed to address barriers to recreation:

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Financial Assistance for Recreation

Get Connected, Get Active

Application Process

Applications are accepted and ​processed year round from eligible Coquitlam residents.  Recipients are informed by mail of result of application within 3 – 4 weeks of submission. Application processing times vary and they are based on the volume of applications received and the time of the year. Every application is important to us and they will be processed in the order we received them to ensure fairness to everyone.  Click here for more detailed information on how to apply. 

  • APPLICANTS (new or renewal) must complete an Application Package.  Click here for more detailed information about what documents are needed and who can apply.
  • AGENCY REFERRALS can be completed if you receive income assistance or other forms of social assistance and you are connected with an Agency.  The Agency can apply on you or your family's behalf by using an Agency Referral Application.  You do not need to attend an information session.

Options

The following options will be available to those who are eligible, qualify and enroll. Qualified applicants must choose from either Option A or Option B.

Option A

  • 50 free drop-in admissions per year, ​OR
  • 2 free registered programs per year, ​OR
  • 4 half price registered programs per year

Option B

  • ONE PASS, 1 year membership with unlimited drop-in admissions for $10.00 per person plus:
    – 2 free registered programs per year, ​OR
    – 4 half price registered programs per year

 

Contact Us

Contact us to discover what is in your community, if you have questions or require further information about ​the Get Connected, Get Active, Financial Assistance for Recreation Program.

Phone: 604-927-6076
Fax: 604-927-4395
Email: getconnected-getactive@coquitlam.ca
Address: Get Connected, Get Active | 3000 Guildford Way, Coquitlam BC  V3B 7N2

Financial & Program Resources

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  • Canadian Tire Jumpstart

  • KidSport Tri-Cities

  • Canucks Autism Network

Recreation Buddy

Do you or a family member need support to participate in one of our registered recreation programs? Our youth volunteers can provide assistance with crafts, games and sport activities (personal care assistance is not provided).

A Recreation Buddy can assist children with - focusing on the task at hand, redirection, ensured involvement, explaining directions, adaptations to activities and group inclusion.

Personal Care Assistance

We encourage individuals with disabilities to participate in our programs. However, those needing personal assistance with toileting, feeding or dressing must make personal arrangements for this assistance.

Application Form

If you require service from a volunteer, complete the Recreation Buddy Application Form

Please submit your completed application by: 
Phone: 604-927-6922 
Fax:  604-927-4395; or
Email: volunteers@coquitlam.ca

Grade 5 and 6 Active CardGrade 5 & 6 Active Passes

The Grade 5 Get Active! Pass provides free admissions throughout the school year to all drop-in activities. The Grade 6 Stay Active! Pass provides 12 free admissions. Learn more

Low Cost Programs

Looking for a more affordable way to become more physically active? We've got lots of ways to keep active at the pool.​

There are also a variety of toonie skates available, held at different times throughout the year. 

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Program Guide

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2019 ​Spring/Summer Program Guide

Regis​ter now for spring and summer programs (May to August). View the guide now (​download) or pick up a printed copy from our recreation facilities​.

In-person registration is available at the following locations: