City of Coquitlam - General Recreation & Outdoor Programs

Welcome to the General Recreation & Outdoor Programs Volunteer Page!

We have a variety of volunteer opportunities including:

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Camps
  • Cooking
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Recreation Buddies
  • Sports 
  • Special Events


Here are the locations where you can volunteer:

Pinetree Community Centre

Summit Community Centre

Smiling Creek Activity Centre

Poirier Community Centre

Centennial Activity Centre

Outdoor Recreation


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Pinetree Community Centre offers a range of activities and programs for preschoolers, children, youths and adults in an accessible, inclusive space. Rental space is available for meetings, conferences and special events. 

Pinetree Hours: 7 days a week, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. | Saturday & Sunday, 8 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. | Weight room & office, same hours | Closed all Statuary Holidays



Summit Community Centre is located on the west side of Summit Middle School on Westwood Plateau. Check out our various drop-in and registered programs for all ages. We offer children's programs and adult drop-in basketball and volleyball.

Summit Hours: This facility is closed until September 27, 2021



 Smiling Creek

Smiling Creek Activity Centre ​is located within the Smiling Creek Elementary School on Burke Mountain - provides recreation programming during the evenings and weekends in the school’s gymnasium, multi-purpose room, sport courts, playgrounds and other facilities.

Smiling Creek Hours:  This facility is closed until September 27, 2021




Poirier Community Centre offers something for everyone! We have performing arts, social and educational programs and activities for all ages and families.

Poirier Hours: are limited at this time.



Centennial Activity Centre has a large gymnasium and multi purpose room operated in partnership with the School District 43 and the City of Coquitlam. We offer a wide variety of drop-in and registered programs for all ages.

CAC Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,  Friday 6 – 9 p.m. | Thursday Closed | Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Sunday, Closed




Inside the Poirier Forum









The Poirier Forum is a 25,000-square-foot facility located in southwest Coquitlam, across from Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex.  This multi-purpose facility can be used for sports, such as lacrosse, ball hockey and soccer. It also provides an ideal space for community events, such as craft markets. Rental space is available.


618 Poirier St. | map
Coquitlam, B.C., V3J 6A9
Phone: 604-927-6027





Outdoor Recreation - Spending time in nature can help keep the body healthy, clear the mind and reduce stress. Learn how to access the outdoors in a safe, supported setting with these fun outdoor fitness opportunities. Explore, play, discover!