This Week in the Tri-Cities: VolunteerFest and More Fall Fun


Celebrate Mardi Gras in October, help volunteer, or meet your neighbours in a park this week in the Tri-Cities. As always more events can be found in the events calendar. What:  “Drop, Cover and Hold On” – Community Earthquake Drills When:  Thursday, October 15. 10:15am – 10:45am Where:  Your location The skinny:  Residents across the […]



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 […]



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 […]



Links: Port Moody Pay Parking Punted


Parking Rocky Point Park Port Moody

It seems we weren’t the only ones complaining about the proposed pay parking strategy at Rocky Point Park. The plan is now on hold with the thinking being the plan will resurface next year with public input. Let’s hope this isn’t just a way to avoid doing something unpopular in an election year. The blog […]



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 […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Weeds, Books, Block Party and Art


Passionate Outdoor Painters

This week you can listen to music, pull weeds, read a book and have a block party. Happy summer. More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What: City of Coquitlam Neighbourhood Night – Burquitlam Park When:  Thursday, July 17 from 6:00 – 8:00pm Where: Burquitlam Park, Smith Avenue (map) The skinny: You’re invited to Neighbourhood […]



Coquitlam Parks Host Neighbourhood Nights


Coquitlam Neighbourhood Nights

Would you like to get to know your neighbours in a relaxed and beautiful setting? What if we told you there would be free snacks? This summer the City of Coquitlam is holding weekly Neighbourhood Nights at local parks every Thursday night. These events are free and will include light refreshments. The goal of Neighbourhood […]

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