The Tri-City Area
Known as The Tri-Cities, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody continue to be fast growing areas within the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. New residential developments and increased commercial and industrial activity allow Tri-City residents to live a relaxed suburban lifestyle and enjoy big city amenities.
Population: 160,000 (Tri-Cities)
Climate: Moderate with warm summers, cool rainy winters.
Main Industries: Retail; manufacturing; wholesale trade; government agencies; construction.
Access: Approximately 30km (19mi) from Vancouver, the Tri-City area is easily reached by road and rail. Transportation includes B.C. Bus Transit and the new West Coast Express.
Recreation Facilities/Activities: golfing; curling rinks; skating/hockey rinks; swimming pools; hiking; biking; fishing, a number of recreational centres; grass sports fields (soccer/football); tennis courts and ball fields.
Local Attractions: Minnekhada Regional Park; Mundy Park; Balcarra Regional Park; Colony Farm; Port Moody’s Civic Complex; Coquitlam’s Town Centre; numerous Parks and open space; The PoCo Walking Trail; Port Moody Station Museum; Port Coquitlam May Days (May); Festival Coquitlam (June & August); Golden Spike Days in Port Moody (July); Coquitlam Children’s Festival (September).