Coquitlam has an extensive collection of amenities all its own – from top-rated Douglas College to the Evergreen Cultural Centre, and from scenic Lafarge Lake to the exceptional retail of Coquitlam Centre. Families will be pleased to find a variety of well-respected schools in the area including Westwood Elementary, École Glen Elementary School, École Maple Creek Middle School and Pinetree Secondary. The city offers over 80 municipal parks and natural areas, including Coquitlam River Park, which is located just 1 block from Windsor Gate. Trail systems suited to all types of activities, including a portion of the Trans Canada Trail, total over 90 kilometres. Weave playfully through the silent, peaceful green spaces that begin not far from the community’s front door, and enjoy a life of urban convenience with easy access to nature.