Day 1

Beat your record time climbing the Coquitlam Crunch to the top. This route is 2.2 km from the parking lot below Lansdowne Drive.

Exercise make you thirsty? Grab a refreshing drink at one of Coquitlam’s newly opened patios. Take your pick from our list of Coquitlam patios to try this summer.

Day 2

Take a walking tour through the arboretum on the Riverview Lands. This local treasure includes more than 1,800 trees planted in the early 1900s. #SummerintheCQ

Read more about the arboretum, specific trees, heritage buildings and the Riverview Horticultural Centre Society by clicking here.

Day 3

Spot one or more of the 12 salmon sculptures throughout the City, designed by Squamish Nation artist Jody Broomfield and painted by various B.C. artists.

Here are some of the locations to help you on your hunt!

  • Blue Mountain Park
  • Coquitlam City Hall
  • Como Lake Park
  • Coquitlam Crunch
  • Cottonwood Park
  • Lafarge Lake
  • Mackin Park
  • Mundy Park
  • Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex
  • Poirier Library

Day 4

Take a self-guided walking tour through Maillardville – the home of Coquitlam’s francophone community who arrived in the early 1900s to work at Fraser Mills. Find your way with our self-guided tour map. Maillardville Walking Tour Map

Day 5

Talk to a vendor at the Coquitlam Farmer’s Market, open every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Poirier Community Centre and Dogwood Pavillion parking lots.

Day 6

Play a game of disc golf at Mundy Park, the perfect sport for maintaining physical distance. Parking is available in the Spani Pool parking lot off Hillcrest Street.

Make a day out of it and pick up lunch-to-go from the close by Pizza One, Mundy Park Bakery, or Zhou’s Chinese at Como Lake Village.

Day 7

Take part in The Journal Project by Coquitlam Heritage at Mackin House and write a few pages about your day today. Learn more about this project and find journal prompts on their Facebook page.

After the walking tour, grab something to eat or drink, with lots of choices along Brunette Avenue and Schoolhouse Street.

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