Children & Youth Services

Children Services

Welcome to Children Services of the Recreation Department of the City of Port Coquitlam.

During the closure of our facilities due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we are offering a series of videos to keep your children active, creative and having fun while at home! Look for new videos from our Rec Team each Wednesday. For Wellness Wednesday videos and resources for all ages, including adults, visit: portcoquitlam.ca/reconline.

Outdoor Playschool is now open for registration

Move. Create. Connect. ONLINE Videos for Kids!

Janis Dancs
Recreation Program Coordinator
Children Services
Tel: 604.927.5182
Email: dancsj@portcoquitlam.ca

Cary Novotny
Recreation Program Assistant
Children Services
Tel: 604.927.5292
Email: novotnyc@portcoquitlam.ca

Emily Moughtin
Recreation Program Assistant
Children Services
Tel: 604.927.5294
Email: moughtine@portcoquitlam.ca 

Youth Services

Welcome! To Port Coquitlam Youth Services area. We provide inclusive programming at both the Hyde Creek Recreation Centre and the Port Coquitlam Community Centre. Youth are provided opportunities to grow as leaders, develop interpersonal skills, recreate in a fun environment and build relationships with their peers and our dynamic youth staff team.  We offer registered programming seasonally and our drop-in spaces are open year round.

During the closure of our facilities due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, PoCo Youth continues their outreach via social media with daily posts around wellness activities and resources. All Youth are invited to join us and participate in the daily activities by following us @PoCoYouth on any platform (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Tik Tok). Visit PoCoYouth.com to connect with us today!

Youth Drop -In at Hyde Creek is now open for registration

Learn more about our Youth programs offered throughout the year, click the links below:

Save time and money with our Youth Access Card (YAC). You’ll receive discounts on youth programs and FREE drop-in gym, basketball and Late Night Skate. 

Sandra Battle
Recreation Program Coordinator
Youth Services
Tel: 604.927.7919
Email: battles@portcoquitlam.ca

Jon (J.J.) Johnson
Recreation Program Assistant
Youth Services
Tel: 604.927.7938
Email: johnsonj@portcoquitlam.ca  

Jessie Smith-Manchip
Recreation Program Assistant
Youth Services
Tel: 604.927.7962
Email: manchipj@portcoquitlam.ca

Youth Services

Ages 11 to 18