New Fields of Dreams popping up in the Tri-Cities


Port Moody Westhill Sports Box Grand Opening

“If you build it, they will come.” Probably one of the most famous lines from any sports movie. This summer, all the Tri-Cities are building them, and while Shoeless Joe Jackson may not be coming, they’ll be around for all of us to enjoy. Westhill Sports Box The City of Port Moody just opened the […]



Town Centre Park – City of Coquitlam


Town Centre Park in Coquitlam (1299 Pinetree Way – map) is an al fresco treasure chest of outdoor goodness for the whole family. As one of the largest parks in the Tri Cities, it offers a sports stadium and sports fields, walking trails, a fishing lake (permit only), a playground and water spray park. There is […]



Tri-Cities Outdoor Pools and Spray Parks: 2014


Coquitlam Port Coquitlam Port Moody Pools Spray Parks Schedule Open 2014

Summer’s on the way to our beautiful Tri-Cities so 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 the details for you here, so read on […]



On Your Feet: Bert Flinn Park


Bert Flinn trails photo credit afmaxwell

One of the great pleasures of living in the V3H is the abundance of trails accessible right on your doorstep, leading you into The Great Outdoors. This is especially so if you live in the Heritage Woods/Heritage Mountain area of the community where the townhome developments are interwoven with the creeks and trail system. One […]



April 2014 in Coquitlam’s Inspiration Garden


Coquitlam Inspiration Garden

Coquitlam’s Inspiration Garden is a great place to visit if you’d like to step up your gardening game, give your kids a chance to get up close and personal with where their food comes from, or just spend a little bit of time in nature. Located in the southeast corner of Town Centre Park, the […]



Crossroads Hospice Labyrinth Healing Garden


Crossroads Hospice Healing Garden Port Moody

Although walking round in circles is usually seen as a sign of being lost, here in Port Moody we have a different reason for circumambulation. To find it, cut across Pioneer Park between the library and Newport Village and into a tiny oasis of greenery next to busy Ioco Road. On the gate posts to […]



On Your Feet: Hikes on Burnaby Mountain


trail on Burnaby Mountain

Oh! The weather outside might be frightful and although the fire inside is delightful, it’s still time to collectively lace your family into sturdy outdoor footwear and hit the trails. Even the smallest family member can enjoy an outdoor adventure at this time of year. Prep Before stepping out, it’s a good idea to make […]



Four Festive Hikes for the Family


Four festive hikes for the whole family, to get you outdoors, moving and grooving into the New Year. After a week or two of eating turkey, more turkey, Christmas pud, cake and mince pies many families in the Tri Cities will need to shake off the pounds, burn off the sugar rush or rediscover life […]



Cycling Off under Wide Blue Skies


Sooner or later, or even much later than you’d ever imagine (it happens), the training wheels come off and the trailer bike gets consigned to Craigslist. Your family is at last free on the open road, each on their own set of wheels. And this is where the fun starts. Where to go for a […]



Outdoor Pool and Spray Park Listings – 2013


2013 Outdoor Pools and Sprayparks Coquitlam Port Moody Port Coquitlam

Summer officially gets its start in just a few days here in the Tri-Cities. One of the best parts of the season is the chance to head outside on a sunny day to play in the water. There are outdoor pools and spray parks across Port Moody, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam that give us a […]

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