Welcome to Coquitlam
Up-and-coming community with a family-friendly vibe
For those who want to experience the best that Vancouver has to offer but still enjoy a low-key residential vibe, Coquitlam is just the ticket. This peaceful community is immensely family-friendly, with a wide variety of architecture and home styles, great parks and community amenities, and excellent restaurants. Homes in this area are affordable and inviting, with well-appointed yards and patio areas, perfect for entertaining and welcoming friends and family.
What to Love
- A friendly atmosphere
- Amenities perfect for families
- Excellent restaurants and cafes
- Beautiful parks and walking trails
Laid-back and relaxing, Coquitlam has something for everyone to enjoy. Residents are flocking to the area on an ongoing basis to enjoy affordable homes and accessible amenities. Visitors also appreciate the variety of activities and adventures in Coquitlam, including the thriving restaurant scene and the many parks.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
From casual cafes to upscale restaurants, Coquitlam has it all. Cactus Club Cafe is the former—it’s a comfortable, relaxing eatery that serves up an expansive menu with a wide variety of options, from light bites to fulfilling favorites. For tasty Greek-inspired fare, check out My Greek Taverna. For handcrafted cocktails and tasty staples, such as tempura-fried cauliflower, visit Milestones.
MR MIKES SteakhouseCasual is one of Coquitlam's hotspots. This inviting steakhouse is perfect for nights out on the town. Here, you'll find steaks, burgers, pasta, and delicious desserts made from scratch every day.
Things to Do
Mundy Park is one of Coquitlam's hotspots. It’s a spacious park with two lakes, sports facilities, a pool, and over 100 acres of beautiful forest space. Como Lake Park is another of Coquitlam's charming parks, as it’s a slightly more urban space that offers something for everyone to enjoy.
Head to Lafarge Lake to discover a stunning artificial lake surrounded by light fixtures. Lafarge Lake really comes alive during the holiday season with incredible displays that will inspire everyone to get in the holiday spirit.
Golf enthusiasts will love Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club, a spacious country club that offers some of the best golf courses in the Vancouver area. Far from just golf, however, this club has fine dining, a space for special events, and a full-sized pro shop. If you are still learning how to play, the club even offers lessons so that you can perfect your game before heading out on the course.
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) serves the Coquitlam area
Centennial Secondary School, Grades 8-12, an acclaimed school with a lot to offer
Gleneagle Secondary School, Grades 8-12, excellent sports programs and top academics
Terry Fox Secondary School, Grades 8-12, boasts dedicated staff and beautiful grounds