Explore Coquitlam

Coquitlam makes up a large part of the Tri-Cities, along with Port Coquitlam and Port Moody. Coquitlam is one of the fastest growing communities in the province.

There are four distinct areas that make up Coquitlam; Southwest Coquitlam, Northwest Coquitlam, Northeast Coquitlam and City Center. Each area has it’s own unique neighbourhoods that add to Coquitlam’s culture.

Coquitlam offers the perfect combination of being a vibrant urban centre, while offering a considerable number of open green spaces with over 80 parks and natural areas to explore.

This bustling urban landscape has endless options when it comes to outdoor adventures, entertainment, shops & services, sports & recreation, arts & culture, and schools & libraries. With access to the SkyTrain’s Millennium Line’s Evergreen Extension, the West Coast Express commuter rail line, and RapidBus routes, Coquitlam has the added bonus of providing residents with fast, convenient public transit within the community and beyond.

The residents of this unique city live amongst an eclectic mix of homes; from historic neighbourhoods with housing steeped in rich heritage to new modern communities.

 Facts About Coquitlam

  • It became a city in 1992.
  • 31km from Downtown, Vancouver.
  • Population of over 139,284 people via 2016 Census
  • 6th largest city in the province.
  • 122.3 square kilometres.
  • The Coquitlam City Centre is minutes from Burke Mountain with outdoor trails connecting every corner of the community.
  • Ideal for dog walking, cycling or bird watching.
  • Percy Perry Stadium offers soccer, field hockey, lacrosse, baseball, football and track & field.
  • Town Centre Park is Coquitlam’s outdoor sports facility.
  • The Coquitlam Crunch is a steep hiking & fitness trail to a 794-foot plateau with more than 890 steps and exercise equipment.
  • Lafarge Lake, a five-hectare man-made lake, home to the Lower Mainland’s largest free outdoor lights display.
  • Lafarge Lake is the last stop on the SkyTrain’s Millennium Line, the Evergreen Extension. The extension runs from Lougheed Town Centre in Burnaby to Lafarge Lake–Douglas in Coquitlam and includes six new SkyTrain stations throughout the tri-cities.
  • Coquitlam Center has 57 acres in the heart of the Tri-Cities. It is over 910,000 square feet of retail on two levels.
  • Como Lake Village Shopping Centre is home to a handful of fast food restaurants, cafes, grocery stores, banks, BC Liquor Store and a veterinary clinic.
  • The Port Mann Bridge is a 10-lane cable-stayed bridge that opened to traffic in 2012. It is currently tied for the longest cable-stayed bridge in North America along with the Bay Bridge in California. It connects the cities of Coquitlam and Surrey.
  • Coquitam Centre Bus Loop Exchange offers 25 bus routes travelling throughout the tri-cities and beyond. via TransLink
  • Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club is nestled on the plateau of Eagle Mountain with a 35,000 square foot Clubhouse. They offer daily tee-times and host a variety of golf tournaments and weddings.

Coquitlam Neighbourhoods

  • Coquitlam City Centre is the heart of Coquitlam. It is considered downtown.
  • Northeast Coquitlam includes Partington Creek, Upper Hyde Creek, Lower Hyde Creek, and Smiling Creek.
  • Southwest Coquitlam includes Austin Heights, Waterfront Village Centre, Burquitlam, Lougheed, and Maillardville.
  • Northwest Coquitlam includes Westwood Plateau, Eagle Mountain and David Avenue.

Developments in Coquitlam

  • Fraser Mills by Beedie Living
  • Horizon 21 by Centred Developments
  • Loma by ML Emporio Properties
  • Hensley by Cressey
  • Marquee at Lougheed Heights by Bosa Properties
  • Sydney by Ledingham McAllister
  • Wynwood Green by Anthem
  • Meridian by Townline
  • Skagen by Eighth Avenue Developments
  • The Heights by Beedie Living
  • Duet Cityhomes by Adera Development Corporation and Adrea
  • Duet by Adera
  • Port & Mill by StreetSide Developments
  • Kira by Woodbridge Homes
  • The Robinsons by Formwerks Boutique Properties
  • Highpoint by Ledingham McAllister
  • 567 Clarke + Como by Marcon
  • VISTA by Dolomiti Homes
  • The Oaks by Strand

 

  • Aalto Townhomes by Intracorp
  • Sophora at the Park by Polygon Homes
  • Hadleigh on the Park by Polygon Homes
  • The Roxton At Leigh Park by Aria Homes
  • Roxton Row by Laity Homes
  • Smiling Creek Estate by Divine Homes Ltd.
  • Burke Place by Mortise Group of Companies
  • Argyle Burke Mountain by Distrikt Homes
  • Argyle Burke Mountain by Benchmark Homes Ltd.
  • Rocklin on the Creek by Woodbridge Homes
  • Highland Executive Homes by Braveco Homes
  • Forester at Burke Mountain by Townline
  • Evergreen by Foxridge Homes
  • The Ridge at Burke Mountain by Foxridge Homes
  • 3535 Princeton by Nordel
  • Victoria by Mosaic Homes
  • Mitchell by Mosaic Homes
  • Kentwell by Polygon Homes