Community of Port Coquitlam

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  1. Gymnastics BC's Kids CanMove program

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

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Port Coquitlam celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

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

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  6. Port Coquitlam celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Port Coquitlam hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  7. 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 6,300  young hockey players participated in Spirit of 2010 Hockey Tournaments.

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

  3. Port Coquitlam hosted an Arts Grant Writing Workshop to assist organizations in applying for funding.

  4. Port Coquitlam hosted a Sport Tourism Community Workshop to explore sport hosting opportunities.

  5. Fourteen schools registered with Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating in students.

  6. Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam and Port Moody received $60,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve local literacy.

  7. Port Coquitlam received $25,000 from Measuring Up to improve accessibility and inclusion  for people with disabilities.

  8. Students at nine Port 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. One youth participated in the Altitude Youth Experience.

  11. 990 students attended Explorations summer camps in the Coquitlam School District.

  12. 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.

  13. 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

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.