Celebrate Youth Week in Port Coquitlam With Events Starting May 1
Port Coquitlam has plenty of fun-filled events planned for B.C. Youth Week, a provincial celebration of youth, held annually during the first week of May. The celebrations are intended to build a strong connection between youth and their communities.
Port Coquitlam youth can look forward to these exciting events throughout the week:
Sun., May 1: Youth Swim
Youth swim for free at the Hyde Creek Recreation Centre. A free PoCo Youth Membership is required.
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hyde Creek Recreation Centre
Tues. May 3: Youth & Seniors Dinner
Visit the new Port Coquitlam Community Centre for a Youth Appreciation dinner served to youth by the Wilson Seniors members. Pre-registration is required.
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Wilson Lounge, Port Coquitlam Community Centre
Wed. May 4: Youth Clay Workshop
Join Port Coquitlam Arts & Culture for a fun and creative clay sculpting workshop. This workshop is free to PoCo Youth Members. Pre-registration is required.
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: Michael Wright Gallery, Port Coquitlam
Thurs., May 5: Youth Yoga Class
Join us a relaxing and rejuvenating Yoga class, focused on youth self-appreciation in this stage of life.This workshop is free to PoCo Youth Members. Pre-registration is required.
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Laking Room Port Coquitlam Community Centre
Fri., May 6: 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament & BBQ
Get a team of 3 together and come to the new Port Coquitlam for a basketball tournament and BBQ. This tournament is free to youth who hold a PoCo Youth Membership PLUS. Pre-registration is required.
Time: 3:30-8:30 p.m. (Games start at 4:30 p.m.).
Location: Gym and outdoor courts – Port Coquitlam Community Centre
Sat. May 7: Party in the Square
Celebrate May Days in Port Coquitlam! Watch the parade and join the party in Leigh Square. There will be food trucks, games, activities, live music, and much more. For more information, visit portcoquitlam.ca/maydays.
Time: 12:00 -5:00 p.m.
Location: McAllister Street (off Shaughnessy) and Leigh Square, Port Coquitlam
Youth participants in Port Coquitlam are required to have a free annual membership that provides access to youth activities and events in the community. A PoCo Youth Membership PLUS is also available for a $15 annual fee, granting free access to special youth events. To get a free or PLUS membership, visit pocoyouth.com/membership.
Pre-register for Youth Week events at pocoyouth.com/events. To learn more about PoCo Youth Recreation, including memberships, activities, and events, visit pocoyouth.com or contact Youth Services at 604.927.7919
Manager of Communications & Administrative Services
City of Port Coquitlam