Youth Centres

Need a place to chill? Come visit our youth centres at Pinetree Community Centre and Poirier Community Centre where we offer: group activities, social support and public information. Our centres have tons of fun activities including ping pong, Foosball, pool, video games and much more!

The Getaway Youth Centre

Temporary Location: 644 Poirier St.

Fall Hours of Operation 

  • Mondays to Fridays 2:30 - 7 p.m. (13 - 18 yrs)
  • Saturday, 10: 30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (11 to 14 yrs)
  • Sundays, Closed

The Landing Youth Centre 

Located at Pinetree Community Centre, 1260 Pinetree Way. Please enter and exit through the Youth Centre.

Fall Hours of Operation

  • Mondays to Thursdays, 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. (13 to 18 yrs)
  • Fridays and Saturdays 4:30 – 10 p.m. (11 to 18 yrs)
  • Sundays, Closed 

Youth Registered Programs

Please visit our registration page to see what new and exciting youth programs we will be offering this year! 

Leadership Opportunities

Leadership and volunteer opportunities are a great way to meet new people, gain valuable experience, have fun, and get involved in your community.

Coquitlam Youth Council

Have your voice heard and make a difference! Youth Council members provide feedback, ideas and suggestions on city-wide initiatives, programs and issues facing youth in Coquitlam. Open to Coquitlam residents in Grade 10 –  12. 

We are currently accepting applications 2021/2022 Youth Council. If you are interested in joining us, email us with your name, school and grade to set up an interview via Zoom. 

For more information, click here. Application process closes August 30, 2021. 

Youth Action Aquatic Action Teams

Are you looking for an exciting leadership opportunity? Enjoy planning events? If so, Coquitlam Aquatics is looking for enthusiastic youth (ages 13 to 18) to take on projects planning special events in our pools and arenas. This six to eight week commitment involves weekly meetings and some additional time for planning.

If you are eager, creative and proactive, join us! Email City Centre Aquatic Complex or email Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex.

Volunteer Opportunities

View a list of Volunteer Opportunities.

BC Vaccine Card Requirements for Recreation Activities

  1. As of Sept. 13, proof of vaccination will be 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
    • Arenas when being used for adult sport (22 years and older)
    • Adult (22 years and older) sports, exercise, fitness or dance activities of any size
    • Indoor ticketed sporting events

    Proof of vaccination, must show name and vaccination status. Adults 19 years and older will also be required to show a piece of government ID. 

    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 Sports and Leisure Complex, City Centre Aquatic Complex, Eagle Ridge Outdoor Pool, Spani Outdoor Pool)
    • Arenas when not being used for an event or adult sport (22 years and older) (Poirier Sports and Leisure Complex, Poirier Forum)
    • Child and youth sport and recreational programs for those under the age of 22 years
    • 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. Staying Safe with Coquitlam Recreation 

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

    Masks will be mandatory for all people 12 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 12
    • People who cannot wear a mask or who cannot put on or remove a mask without assistance
    • People who are not able to wear a mask due to a psychological, behavioural, or health condition, or a physical, cognitive or mental impairment