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 […]

Tri-Cities Parks: Lions Park in Port Coquitlam

Lions Park Port Coquitlam

Our family has lived in the Tri-Cities for over nine years, and it was only a couple of weeks ago that we paid our first visit to Lions Park in Port Coquitlam. We were seriously missing out. The City of Port Coquitlam describes it this way: Lions Park is an oasis just outside downtown Port […]

Tri-Cities Parks: Rocky Point Park in Port Moody

Rocky Point Park Port Moody

This past weekend our family visited Rocky Point Park in Port Moody. We were hardly alone – it felt as if half the Tri-Cities was there with us, playing in the spray park, swimming in the pool, launching their boats, going kayaking, picnicking and playing impromptu pick-up soccer. Locals are all too familiar with this […]

Tri-Cities Parks: Belcarra Regional Park has Crab Fishing, Fun + More!

Pier Belcarra Regional Park

Crab Fishing I never thought raw chicken would be involved in crab fishing. A couple months after moving to the Tri-Cities from the Alberta prairies, I was asked if I had gone crab fishing yet.  Crab fishing?  Didn’t I need a Forrest Gump-type fishing boat and the rough waves of an open ocean?  I soon […]

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