Smiling Creek Activity Centre

Did you know Smiling Creek Activity Centre on Burke Mountain has drop-in sports and fitness classes 6 days/week? Pickleball, yoga, soccer and more.

The Smiling Creek Activity Centre is located in the Smiling Creek Elementary School located at 3456 Princeton Avenue.  This brand new centre is set to host a variety of drop in sports, fitness programs and family programming.

Whether it be arts and crafts for your little ones, drop in volleyball for the teenagers or the 19 plus drop in basketball the City of Coquitlam is providing a wide range of fun activities right here on Burke Mountain.   All of the currently planned activities can be found in the City of Coquitlam guide below.

Smiling Creek Elementary School Catchment Area Meeting

With the opening of Smiling Creek Elementary in September 2018, SD43 has announced that a catchment area for the school will be defined and are inviting you to a meeting.

As well, registration information on transferring schools or remaining in your child’s current school will also be shared at that meeting. According to SD43, students will have the option to be grandfathered in their current elementary school, regardless of their address, if they wish to stay.

Smiling Creek Catchment Area Information Session

Date: Thursday, November 30th , 2017
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Location: Leigh Elementary School Gymnasium (1230 Soball Street, Coquitlam)

Attendees will have the opportunity to provide written feedback. Feedback will be reviewed and final decisions will be communicated out in early January. The November 30th meeting is an Information Session only. The registration and transfer process will occur in January.

Download Meeting Information

Wesbild Information Session – 3500 Harper Road

Community Information Session

Join Wesbild for an Open House to review our proposed development concept including new homes and park for 3500 Harper Road  ~ Coquitlam, BC

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Drop in 5-7pm
Short presentation at 6:30pm
Information Boards Available All Night

Burke Mountain Firehall
3501 David Avenue ~ Coquiltam, BC

Need more information?  Contact Jennifer Derbyshire at 604-694-8829 or

Riley Park Information Session

The City of Coquitlam is hosting on information session on the future development of Riley Park on Burke Mountain.

When – Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 4 – 8 pm
Where – Burke Mountain Firehall (3501 David Ave)

Burke Mountain residents and park neighbours are invited by the City of Coquitlam to provide feedback on the future development of Riley Park – either in person or via an online survey.  Information Session attendees will have the opportunity to view display boards that illustrate the park development, ask questions of Coquitlam staff and provide feedback on the proposed park amenities.

Area residents may also be interested to know that, because Riley Park is located within 700 m walking distance of Sheffield Park, a 2 acre site near the intersection of Chandler St. and Sheffield Ave., planning for both parks is being coordinated to ensure a wide range of recreation options. Sheffield Park planning is scheduled for fall 2017/winter 2018.

Those unable to attend the Information Session or seeking additional information are encouraged to visit after March 29 to view the display materials and to provide their feedback via an online survey which will be open until April 12.

City Accepting Feedback On Partington Creek Neighbourhood Centre

The City of Coquitlamn is accepting feedback on the Partington Creek Neighbourhood Centre.  This is the future commercial and social hub of Burke Mountain!

The City has completed the Partington Creek Neighbourhood Centre Master Plan.  The Plan includes:

  • Part 1: Partington Creek Neighbourhood Centre Concept Plan- which summarizes the principles, site design concept, land uses and supporting design ideas for how the Neighborhood Centre can be developed.
  • Part 2: Partington Creek Neighbourhood Centre Streetscape Guidelines – which outlines general guidelines for the streetscapes that will be built concurrently with development in the Neighbourhood Centre, and
  • Part 3: Partington Creek Neighbourhod Centre Development Permit Guidelines- which identifies the desired form and character of commercial and residential development in the Neighbourhood Centre.

Read more about the plans here.



The City of Coquitlam will be receiving written feedback up to Thursday, March 23, 2017. Written correspondence can be provided in one of the following ways:

By email:
Fax: 604-927-3015
Mail: City Clerk’s Office, City Hall, 3000 Guildford Way, Coquitlam, BC, V3B 7N2
In person at City Hall, 3000 Guildford Way at the City Clerk’s Office during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from Wednesday, March 15, 2017 to Thursday, March 23 2017 excluding statutory holidays.


Visit the Planning and Development Department at City Hall (3000 Guildford Way, Coquitlam, BC) during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from Monday to Friday excluding statutory holidays.

Call or e-mail Amber Nicol, Development Planner, Planning and Development Department, at 604-927-3431 or


Below is the City of Coquitlam’s ad from the Tri-City News.

March NECRA Meeting

All residents of Burke Mountain are invited to attend the Northeast Coquitlam Ratepayers Monthly Meeting.

WHEN Thursday, March 16 | 7:00pm

WHERE Victoria Hall | 3435 Victoria Drive

For more information, call 604.941.2260 or 604.942.9725.

The Northeast Coquitlam Ratepayer’s Association is a local, community based group that looks out for the interests of the populace of the Northeast Coquitlam and Burke Mountain areas. They meet the third Thursday of every month at 7:00pm at Victoria Hall.


BC Assessment at January’s NECRA Meeting

A team from BC Assessment will be attending the Northeast Coquitlam Ratepayer’s Association meeting this month.

All residents of Burke Mountain are invited to attend, ask questions, and hear from the BC Assessment Team. Please bring a non-perishable food item for SHARE’s food bank – this is an annual collection the NECRA does every January to help support the food bank through the winter.

WHEN Thursday, January 19 | 7:00pm

WHERE Victoria Hall | 3435 Victoria Drive

For more information, call 604.941.2260 or 604.942.9725.

The Northeast Coquitlam Ratepayer’s Association is a local, community based group that looks out for the interests of the populace of the Northeast Coquitlam and Burke Mountain areas. They meet the third Thursday of every month at 7:00pm at Victoria Hall.

Northwest Burke Vision Community Info Sessions


The City of Coquitlam will be holding two Community Information Sessions in June 2016 on the Northwest Burke Vision. These two events allow you and your neighbours an opportunity to review the land use, access and servicing work completed to date, and to share your thoughts and ideas on the overall vision for the area.

The Community Information Sessions are scheduled for:

Date:                    Saturday, June 25, 2016
Time:                   11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location:            Victoria Hall (3435 Victoria Drive)

Date:                    Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time:                   4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location:            Victoria Hall (3435 Victoria Drive)


Download the City of Coquitlam’s Information Flyer Here.
Northwest Burke Vision Flyer 2016

Summer Programs at Victoria Hall


Did you know that City of Coquitlam offers an array of community programs at Victoria Hall on Burke Mountain? Take a look at some of their offerings below:

Ballroom & Latin Dance Intermediate – Build on steps you already know and learn a few new ones. Prerequisite: Ballroom/Latin Beginners. Instructor: Candace Zanini.  $63

Starts Thursday May-19-2016   11:15am – 12:15pm

Parent & Tot: Music & Movement (1 – 3YRS) – Join your little one for some musical games, singing, instrument playing, and creative movement.  $18.20

Starts Saturday May-28- 9:00am – 9:45am

Drop In: Creative Playtime (4 years and under) – Spend time bonding with your child and other parents while engaging in creative art, games, equipment and music. Gather at the end for a circle and story time.  Drop in for $2

Saturday Apr-16-2016 10:15am – 12:15pm
Saturday Apr-23-2016 10:15am – 12:15pm
Saturday Apr-30-2016 10:15am – 12:15pm
Saturday May-07-2016 10:15am – 12:15pm
Saturday May-21-2016 10:15am – 12:15pm
Saturday May-28-2016 10:15am – 12:15pm


Register via City of Coquitlam’s Sign Me Up

Information Boards From Community Meeting

On Wednesday, May 4, Wesbild hosted a Community Information Session  to review our proposed development concept including homes and park for 3000 Highland Drive ~ Coquitlam, BC.  Thank you to all who attended and took the time to learn more about our proposal.

Below is a link to the Information Boards we presented at the meeting including details on a brand new park which is estimated to open in Spring 2018!

Wesbild Community Information Session – Boards

Need more information?  Want to book a follow up meeting with Wesbild to learn more?  Contact Jennifer Derbyshire at 604-694-8829 or