Community of Coquitlam

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  1. BC Wheelchair Sports' Bridging the Gap program

    More than 250 people participated in sport through BC Wheelchair Sports' Bridging the Gap program.

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  2. Gymnastics BC's Kids CanMove program

    Gymnastics BC's Kids CanMove program increase confidence through movement.

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  3. BC Athletics' Run, Jump, Throw program

    More than 5,400 children learned the fundamentals of track and field through Run, Jump, Throw.

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  4. The sweet side of volunteering

    Organizers of the West Coast Chocolate Festival used VolWeb.ca to connect with volunteers to help make their event a success.

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  5. Basketball BC expands the Steve Nash Youth Development Program

    More than 2,000 youth learned basketball fundamentals through the Steve Nash Youth Development Program.

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  6. Tennis BC brings tennis to inner-city schools

    More than 9,600 children participated in tennis through the Tennis BC Schools Program

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  7. Volleyball BC's Atomic Volleyball program

    More than 2,200 children learned volleyball fundamentals through the Atomic Volleyball program.

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  8. Kids Wrestling program introduces sport to youth

    More than 10,400 children learned to wrestle with program from Wrestling BC.

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  9. BC Seniors Games encourages participation in sport

    The BC Seniors Games Society launched an awareness campaign to encourage seniors' participation in sport and recreation.

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  10. Olympic professional shares lessons in business development

    Olympic Games professional Felicity Shankar shared lessons in sponsorship, activation strategies and tourism opportunities.

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  11. Coquitlam celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Coquitlam hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  12. Coquitlam hosts 2007 Men's Field Lacrosse National Championships

    Coquitlam hosted the 2007 Men's Field Lacrosse National Championships, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  13. Spirit of BC launches Altitude Youth Experience

    60 youth from across BC joined the Altitude Youth Experience program in 2007.

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  14. Coquitlam hosts 2008 National Wheelchair Basketball Championships

    Coquitlam hosted the 2008 National Wheelchair Basketball Championships for Men and Women, which received $10,000 from HostingBC.

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  15. Coquitlam hosts 2008 International Lacrosse Federation Under 19 Men's World Lacrosse Championships

    Coquitlam hosted the 2008 International Lacrosse Federation Under 19 Men's World Lacrosse Championships, which received $35,000 from Hosting BC.

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  16. BC celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2006

    Highlights of Spirit of BC Week 2006 from communities across BC.

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  17. Scott Creek Middle School hosts Explorations summer camps

    Coquitlam students attended an Explorations summer camps at Scott Creek Middle School in 2005.

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  18. Growing Champions and Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Raise $60,000 for Local Athletes

    In April 2008, Growing Champion athletes from the Tri-Cities area (Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, and Port Moody) gathered to meet members of the Tri-Cities business community.

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Related Highlights

  1. More than 7,000  young hockey players participated in Spirit of 2010 Hockey Tournaments.

  2. The Coquitlam Spirit of BC Committee hosted events to celebrate the annual Spirit of BC Week.

  3. The 2007 Under-19 Men's Lacrosse Championships received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

  4. 990 students attended Explorations summer camps in the Coquitlam School District.

  5. The 2008 National Wheelchair Basketball Championships for Men and Women received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

  6. 300 athletes from 12 countries competed in the 2008 Under 19 Men's Lacrosse Championships that received $35,000 from Hosting BC.

  7. More than 20  schools registered with Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating in students.

  8. Students at 21 Coquitlam schools participated in SportFit to get active and discover new sports.

  9. The Tri-cities literacy task group received $150,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve literacy in the area.

  10. Coquitlam Place des Arts Society received $20,000 from Catalyst to conduct market research, in collaboration with several partner organizations, to assess current levels of participation in the community, and to identify program and audience development opportunities.

  11. Five youth participated in the Altitude Youth Experience.

  12. Over 5,400 children in 37 communities across BC learned track and field skill progressions with BC Athletics' Run, Jump, Throw Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  13. Over 3,800 children in 41 communities across BC developed basketball skills in the Steve Nash Youth Development Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2008.

  14. Seniors in 17 communities across BC learned the health benefits of participating in sport and recreation thanks to the For The Health of It promotional campaign, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007

  15. Over 37,000 youth in 70 communities across BC developed  physical and motor  skills with Gymnastics BC's Kids Can Move Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  16. Over 2,200 youth in 21 communities across BC developed basic volleyball skills in Volleyball BC's Atomic Volleyball program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007

  17. Over 250 participants in 14 communities participated in BC Wheelchair Sports Bridging the Gap Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  18. Over 10,400 youth in 32 communities across BC discovered the fundamentals of wrestling with Wrestling BC's Kids Wrestling program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  19. The RBC 2010 Legacies Now Speaker Series brought Felicity Shankar, chief executive of Javelin Europe marketing consultants, to Vancouver, Richmond, Coquitlam and Whistler to highlight ways businesses can leverage opportunities from the 2010 Winter Games.

  20. Over 1300 adolescent girls and women from seven communities as well as 111 coaches participated in ProMOTION Plus' Girls Only Badminton and Downhill Girls programs in 2007-2010 thanks to $25,000 from the BC Sport Participation Program.

  21. Over 1000 girls from six BC communities learned self-defence and self-confidence through Karate BC's Fit 4 Sport program in 2007-2010, thanks to $20,000 from the BC Sport Participation Program.

  22. More than 360 children, aged 6-16, in nine communities tried ringette at events hosted by BC Ringette's Come Try Ringette program in 2007-2010, thanks to $20,000 from the BC Sport Participation Program.

  23. Over 18,200 children and instructors in 13 communities participated in BC Athletics' Run, Jump, Throw program in 2007-2010, which introduces motor development skills, thanks to $20,000 from the BC Sport Participation Program.

  24. Over 3,000 children in grades 2-7 in 41 communities participated in Basketball BC's Steve Nash Youth Development Program in 2007-2010 thanks to $25,000 from the BC Sport Participation Program.

  25. The 2009 National Goalball Championships received $5,000 from Hosting BC.

  26. More than 17,800 students in 58 schools in the Coquitlam School District participated in Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating.