Outdoor Recreation

Spending time in nature can help keep the body healthy, clear the mind and reduce stress. Learn how to access the outdoors in a safe, supported setting with these fun outdoor fitness opportunities. Explore, play, discover!

Specific programs will require a waiver form all participants. Please complete the form provided in the link and bring it to the first session.

Coquitlam is proud to offer innovative outdoor opportunities for  “kids to just be kids” – check out our ​Pop-up ​Adventure ​Playground coming Summer 2018.

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Outdoor Safety for Kids!

This program will teach your child the skills needed to survive in the woods in a fun and interactive way. Learn four steps to follow if you get lost, and the basic safety precautions you should take before heading outdoors.This is a mostly indoor program, but we may venture outside, so please dress for the weather. 6 – 8 years | Register Now!

  • Blue Mountain Park
    Dates: Saturday, April ​28
    Time:10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Cost: $9.00

Baby & Me Hiking 

Hikes are designed for new parents and their babies to enjoy moderate level hikes. Must be able to carry your baby for at least 90 minutes over technical terrain. Please bring your own carrier. Expecting moms should have permission from their care providers. Hikes run rain or shine. Locations vary; participants will be notified of meeting locations prior to start. For babies 1 – 18 months | Register Now

Date: Fridays (4), April 6 – 27
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Cost: $34.20

Mountain Biking - GettyImages-544464786 socialIntro to Mountain Biking 

Interested in mountain biking but not sure where to start? This program gives you a solid skill foundation with pre-ride safety checks, basic bike maintenance, trail safety and trail maintenance/building. Skills covered in this program include: stance, balance, gearing, climbing/descending, cornering and rolls. Participants must have a mountain bike in working condition and a well-fitting helmet. Includes a destination ride on the last day. Offered in partnership with the Learning Curve Mountain Biking Association. For adults 18 years and up | Register Now!

Dates: Saturdays (5), April 14 – May 12 ​
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Mundy Park, participants will be notified of exact location prior to start
Cost: $130.00

New Hiking Programs

More hikes are added to our roster every month. Check back in April for new hikes to try this spring and summer. 

Don't see a hike or outdoor activity in our program guide you want to try? Let us know!

Program Guide

2018 Spring + Summer -Drop Down Image - 160 x 199Spring/Summer Program Guide

Register now for spring and summer programs (May to August) in our Spring/Summer 2018 Program Guide (download). You can also pick up a printed copy of the guide from our recreation facilities. 

Winter and Spring Program GuideWinter/Spring Program Guide 

Register now and stay active with the programs in our 2018 Winter/Spring Program Guide (download). 

Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in volunteering? We are always looking for volunteers in our recreation programs, drop-in activities and special events! Check out the current volunteer opportunities

For more information, please contact us:
Phone: 604-927-6922
Email: volunteers@coquitlam.ca