Find Out How to Give the Gift of Experience on Dec. 16

Don’t contribute to your loved ones’ clutter this Christmas – give them an experience they’ll remember instead.

Drop by Hyde Creek Recreation Centre (1379 Laurier Avenue, Port Coquitlam) on Saturday Dec. 16, 9 a.m. to noon to come and try out the following experiences for free:

As space is limited, a sign-up sheet will be available on a first come first served basis. There will also be free activities for kids, including a mini trampoline with pedometer, agility ladder, active markers and bean bag toss.

Other gifts ideas available through the City of Port Coquitlam include:

Check out for more ideas, then pick up the city’s experienceit cards to give memorable gifts of fun and health.

The reloadable gift cards are available in any amount and can be used for admission to any Port Coquitlam recreation facility or for any recreation program, service, merchandise or membership plan. The cards can be purchased and reloaded at any Port Coquitlam recreation facility.

Who knows? You could become known for giving the best gifts ever. You’ll also be helping out the earth by giving gifts that get used, not discarded.

Here are some other ideas for going green this holiday season:

To learn more about creating memories, not garbage over the holidays, visit For more information about Port Coquitlam’s experienceit cards, visit


Pardeep Purewal
Manager of Communications & Administrative Services
City of Port Coquitlam
T: 604-927-5335