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Port Coquitlam Pilots Priority Registration for Residents

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – July 23, 2019… Port Coquitlam residents will get a three-day head start on their fall swimming lesson registrations, thanks to a new city pilot program. Residents can start registering for fall swimming lessons on July 24. The usual start date for...

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Host a Rider or Team for PoCo Grand Prix

Host families are needed for the PoCo Grand Prix taking place in downtown Port Coquitlam on July 12. Many teams travel from overseas and within North America to compete in the BC Superweek series and are in need of accommodation. Hosts play an important role in...

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Centennial Pool Reopening for Summer Swimming Season

The countdown is on for the official opening of Centennial Pool – Port Coquitlam’s largest outdoor pool – right in time for summer. The newly renovated pool and washroom building will officially open on June 27, with grand opening celebrations taking place during the...

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Kids Can Try Out a Pro Cycling Track on July 12

Kids ages 3 to 12 can see what it’s like to be a professional cyclist in downtown Port Coquitlam on July 12 during the PoCo Grand Prix, presented by Dominion Lending Centres. Registration opens June 1 for the Kids’ Race – a free, fun and non-competitive event...

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Be Fire Smart and Safe This Summer

Port Coquitlam Fire & Emergency Services is reminding residents of the fire risks associated with the summer weather. To help keep Port Coquitlam parks and trails safe this summer season, residents and visitors are reminded of the following. Outdoor burning There...

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Volunteer Spots Available for PoCo Grand Prix

Volunteer positions are still available for people age 15 and up who want to be part of the action at the PoCo Grand Prix on July 12. Presented by Dominion Lending Centres, the PoCo Grand Prix attracts thousands of people to downtown Port Coquitlam for a day of sport,...

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Act Now to Address Chafer Beetle Damage

Birds and animals are once again tearing up lawns digging for Chafer beetle larvae, prompting the cities of Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam and Port Moody to remind residents of available resources to help reclaim their yards. Each City provides online resources to...

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Pardeep Purewal
Manager of Communications & Admin Services
City of Port Coquitlam
Tel 604.927.5335 Cel 604.218.0533

Location and Mailing Address

2580 Shaughnessy Street
Port Coquitlam BC
V3C 2A8

Business Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Monday to Friday (excluding statutory holidays)