Smiling Creek Activity Centre

COVID-19 Update: Step 3 BC's Restart

Over the coming months we will be gradually increasing capacity in our recreation programs in line with provincial guidance. For updates please visit the COVID-19 web page.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday – Thursday 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

BC Vaccine Card Requirements for Recreation Activities

  1. As of Oct. 24, proof of full vaccination is required for entry to certain places and programs, as outlined by the provincial government. 

     Visitors 12 years and older will be required to show their BC Vaccine Card prior to entry at a City facility include:

    • Events, including recreational programs, with more than 50 people
    • Sports, weight rooms, gymnasiums, fitness/dance studios (12-21 years exempt if a youth-specific program)
    • Arenas when being used for adult sport
    • Indoor ticketed sporting events

    Proof of vaccine will not be required at the following: 

    • Recreational activities and programs with less than 50 participants other than those which are considered adult sport, exercise, fitness or dance activities. 
    • Swimming pools (Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex, City Centre Aquatic Complex)
    • Arenas when not being used for an event or adult sport (Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex, Poirier Forum)
    • Child- and youth-specific sport and recreation programs
    • Before and after school programs
    • Teachers/instructors providing education activities with their students in City facilities
    • Rehab or exercise therapy programs
    • For parents, attendants and support people acting in a service capacity

    For the most up-to-date covid-19 updates go to www.coquitlam.ca/covid19

  1. Masks Mandatory for Recreation Facilities

    Safety protocols are in place at all City facilities to ensure the safety of program participants and staff.

    The Provincial Mask Mandate states that masks are mandatory for all people 5 years and older regardless of vaccination status. Specific to the community recreation setting, masks must be worn in common areas but may be removed during physical activity (sport and exercise). 

    The following individuals are exempt from mask wearing:

    • Children under 5
    • People who are unable to wear a mask due to psychological, behavioural or health condition, or a physical, cognitive or mental impairment
    • People who cannot remove a mask on their own

Smiling Creek Activity Centre is located within the Smiling Creek Elementary School on Burke Mountain and opened for the 2018 to 2019 school year.

Amenities

The activity centre provides recreation programming during the evenings and weekends in the school’s:

  • Gymnasium
  • Multi-Purpose Room
  • Sport Courts
  • Playgrounds
  • Other Facilities

Contact Us

  1. Learn more about volunteering in recreation with the City.