WHAT IS THE NEIGHBOURHOOD LIKE AROUND EARL HAIG?

Where are we?  What’s happening out and about?

Whether you’re new to the community in Coquitlam, the home of the Earl Haig Retirement Residence, or you just want to get to know it better, we want to help you get familiar with your neighbourhood! 

There’s lots to see and do just outside your doorstep, whether you travel by foot, by car, by transit, or by Handy Dart.  Though we have lots of activities happening at Earl Haig for your wellbeing and pleasure, we encourage you to get out and about and take advantage of what the community offers!  Check out the links

DOGWOOD SENIORS’ PAVILLION

Lots of activities at Dogwood!  From bus trips to movies to games!  Get connected with them and learn more! 

http://www.coquitlam.ca/parks-recreation-and-culture/sport-and-recreation/recreation-centres/dogwood-pavilion.aspx

COMO LAKE PARK

Family activities, park paths, trails, the lake!  Enjoy the great outdoors!

http://www.coquitlam.ca/parks-recreation-and-culture/parks-and-trails/park-finder/Como_Lake_Park.aspx

MUNDY PARK

Enjoy the beautiful ecosystem with lovely trails, outdoor games, swimming and Spani Pool, all a park should be!

http://www.coquitlam.ca/parks-recreation-and-culture/parks-and-trails/park-finder/Mundy_Park.aspx

COMO LAKE VILLAGE

All you need all in one place!  Shopping and amenities from dollar stores to grocery stores, to veterinarians, medical clinics, dry cleaning… Como Lake Village has it all!

AUSTIN HEIGHTS 

Another hub of all you need, with Safeway and Pharmasave, restaurants, etc.  Just a few blocks away!

COQUITLAM CENTRE / LOUGHEED TOWN CENTRE

Hop on the 152 to take you to Lougheed Mall or Coquitlam Centre, and all their surrounding amenities! 

http://coquitlamcentre.com/

http://www.lougheedtowncentre.com/

TRANSIT

The great news is, if you don’t drive, you can EASILY take transit to any of these places!  We have two major bus lines right outside the door, the 153, and the 152 buses are tops!  If you don’t want to take the bus, you can scooter to the closer amenities here!  If you don’t scooter, you can arrange for Handy Dart!  Stay tuned for upcoming information on Handy Dart in our next blog! 

IN THE MEANTIME, IT’S A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD!  “Won’t you be my neighbour?”  Get to know your neighbours and your neighbourhood!  And if we can do anything to help introduce you to our wonderful little community here at Earl Haig, contact us for a tour!  We’ll be happy to help!  604 937 3790.


Author – Jennifer, Administrator/Earl Haig Retirement Residence

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