The Updated Lions Park is the Place to Play

If you have kids and you haven’t visited Lions Park in Port Coquitlam this summer, you’re missing out. Major renovations were completed this spring and early summer including a new children’s playground, a new washroom, a new promenade pathway and gathering plaza and water spray features. Work is still ongoing on the picnic shelter, which […]

Visiting Coquitlam’s Queenston Park

My kids are out of school for the summer right now, and one of the things we’ve been doing is spending time at local parks. In part, it’s a way to pry the kids away from their screens. In part, it’s a way to get everyone out of the house. But most of all, it’s […]

Ode to Eagle Ridge Pool

Eagle Ridge Pool Coquitlam

Little known fact about us is theV3H World Headquarters is located in the Eagle Ridge neighbourhood in Coquitlam. There are many things we love about the area. The central location, the fact we can walk to so many amenities. But near the top of the list once the summer months roll around is Eagle Ridge […]

Scott Creek Community Garden Opens Today

Coquitlam Community Garden Scott Creek

Local food enthusiasts take note! Coquitlam will officially open the Scott Creek Community Garden in Eagle Ridge Park (1240 Lansdowne Drive) on Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 10:00am – 2:00pm. The garden was created when City of Coquitlam applied for a grant from the Scotts Miracle-Gro Showcase Garden Program and was awarded $15,000 in cash […]

Tri-Cities Outdoor Pools and Spray Parks: 2015

2013 Outdoor Pools and Sprayparks Coquitlam Port Moody Port Coquitlam

June is almost here, which means that summer is just around the corner here in the Tri-Cities. It’s time to get prepared for some splashy stay-at-home fun in the neighbourhood. There are quite a few outdoor pools and spray parks across Port Moody, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam for us all to enjoy. We’ve rounded up […]

Turning your back on ice cream … the Shoreline Trail to Old Orchard Park

Destination hikes, with refreshments and entertainment waiting for you and your weary family in the last few steps are a great idea but don’t get into the habit; you could miss out on some lovely local routes. Why bring the kids up to believe that there’s an ice cream parlour over the brow of every […]

Have Your Say on the Future of Mundy park

Mundy Park Coquitlam draft plan

The City of Coquitlam is looking to engage with the community on the future of Mundy Park Urban Forest as it moves to the next stage of its forest management planning process. If you have thoughts, questions or concerns, now is the time to make your voice heard. A forest management plan is essentially a […]

Old Orchard Park

Old Orchard Park, Port Moody

A play park – with swings, a climbing frame, sandpit, wobbly bridge … and a beach? Yes, dear parents – Port Moody has it all. A genuine play park for children and families, only a few steps from a cozy beach of almost-golden sand. And thankfully, that sand is once again open for business. Old […]

Shady Parks in the Tri-Cities

Rocky Point Park Port Moody

Although vitamin D is a good thing to have on board and sunshine is the best way to build up your stores, staying out of the burning rays is kinder to your skin. Sun safety is especially important for children, where research has shown a correlation between serious sunburn and later skin cancer. Slip, slap, […]

Can you Swim on that Beach? Find Out!

Water Quality Port Moody

The last week or so hasn’t been a great one for our local beaches. Elevated E.coli levels have closed the beaches at Old Orchard Park and Barnet Marine Park. It’s also making a visit to Rocky Point Park or a walk along the Shoreline Trail a little less attractive, even if you weren’t planning on […]

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