Updates on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine, including booking details, please visit gov.bc.ca/getvaccinated or call 1-833-838-2323.

The City of Coquitlam continues to provide most civic services and take steps to protect the public and help limit the spread of COVID-19. For updates on specific programs and service areas, see the options listed to the left (if viewing on a computer) or listed below (if viewing on a mobile device).

We are closely monitoring the situation in British Columbia and locally. Please watch this page for updates to City services as the pandemic continues, and see the links at the bottom of the page for COVID-19 information from other government and health authorities.

We're all in this together; let's stay apart.

Recreation and Service Updates

Updated Dec. 21, 2021

As per the Provincial Health Officer, as of 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 22, 2021, all  drop-in and pre-registered group fitness, as well as adult weight room access,  is suspended until Jan. 18, 2022.

Starting on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, weight rooms at PSLC and Pinetree will reopen to youth 13-18 years of age only, at reduced capacity and hours. Visit coquitlam.ca/fitness for more information.

For service details, click on the link of the area of service. Staff are also available by phone or email; visit coquitlam.ca/contact for contact information. Many City services and transactions can be completed online through coquitlam.ca/eservices.

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BC Vaccine Card

Updated Dec. 22, 2021

Proof of vaccination is required for entry to certain places and programs in Coquitlam, as outlined by the provincial government.

Activities where visitors 12+ years  will be required to show their BC Vaccine Card include:

  • Events at City facilities
  • Adult sports of any size
  • Drop-in activities and adult sports at arenas and gymnasiums (Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex arenas, Poirier Forum, Pinetree and Centennial Activity Centre gymnasiums)
  • Swimming pools, including drop-in, aquafit and pre-registered lessons (Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex, City Centre Aquatic Complex)
  • All recreation programs (fitness and non-fitness), except for those 12-21 participating in a program for children or youth
  • Adult coaches, referees, volunteers and helpers assisting with child or youth sport or programs
  • Parents in parent-participation programs
  • Spectators at events or in or near program areas, including swimming

Proof of vaccine will not be required for the following: 

  • Children  under the age of 12 years
  • Those ages 12 - 21 participating in a program for children or youth, including day camps
  • Before and after school programs
  • Teachers/instructors providing education activities with their students in City facilities
  • Rehab or exercise therapy programs
  • Government activities and services, including voting
  • Entry to City Hall, Town Centre Fire Hall, the RCMP detachment, and public areas at the Coquitlam Animal Shelter and the Austin Works Yard
  • Attendance at a public Council or advisory committee meeting

Mask Mandate

Updated Oct. 12, 2021

Provincial Health Orders state that masks are mandatory in all public indoor spaces for people ages 5 and up. This includes all City facilities, including City Hall, Recreation Centres, the Austin Works Yards, and all Community, Youth and Activity Centres.

  1. City Reopening Framework

The reopening of City facilities is guided by Coquitlam's COVID-19 Restart Framework, which is aligned with BC’s Restart.

  • Drop-in access to City Hall, Austin Works Yard, the Archives, the Animal Shelter and Town Centre Fire Hall, with safety controls in place.
  • Registered access through coquitlam.ca/registration for pre-registered activities and registered programs at Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex, City Centre Aquatic Centre, Pinetree and Poirier Community Centres, and Dogwood and Glen Pine Pavilions.
  • Drop-in access returns for drop-in swimming (swimming lessons still require pre-registration)

Modified participation in parks volunteer programs. For more information about parks volunteer programs, please email Park Spark.