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.

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Outdoor: Eco Trekkers (2 – 5 yrs)

Eco TrekkersDiscover and experience the forest ecosystem using all of your senses alongside your little one. Balance on logs, pet slugs, jump in puddles, count mushrooms and cones and compare and contrast living and non-living things. Have fun exploring local trails in and around Minnekhada, Riverview and Mundy Park.

Locations will be emailed prior to the start of program. Parent participation is required.

  • Date: Monday, Feb. 10 – Mar. 9
  • Time: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Cost: $24 | Register Now

Get Ready for Hiking Season (12 yrs+)

Join us for a presentation and discussion, lead by Ian McArthur, on hiking preparedness and areaa to hike in Coquitlam and the Tri-Cities. Do you know what 10 essentials items you should have in your park? This presentation is geared for the novice and intermediate hiker, but experienced hikers will learn about some of the hidden gems in our local mountains. Pre-registration is required.

  • Date: Tuesday, Mar. 3
  • Time: 6:30 – 8:45 p.m.
  • Glen Pine Pavilion (1200 Glen Pine Court)
  • Cost: Free | Register Now

Spring Forest Wanders – Beginner (12 yrs+)

In this three step hiking program, beginners will gain experience while enjoying the surrounding forest. The program will take place in local trails including Riverview Forest, Mundy Park, Sugar Mountain and Sasamat Lake.

  • Date: Sunday, April 5, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
  • Date: Sunday, April 19, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Date: Sunday, April 26, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Cost: $22.50 | Register Now 

Miller Ravine & the Chines – Beginner (12 yrs+)

Join us on a guided hike through the lush upper section of the Miller Ravine while taking time to enjoy nature. Descend into the steep forested area of the Chines before regaining elevation to make a loop back to the starting point. On a clear evening, great views of the mountains to the north can be seen. Round trip distance is 4 km with a cumulative elevation gain to 130 m.

  • Date: Thursday, April 30
  • Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Cost: $6.25 | Register Now

Volunteers 2016 (136)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