Parents in Coquitlam can sign up their little ones, tweens or teens for recreation programs provided by the city this month.
Kids ages two to three years old can join Little Scientists at the Poirier Community Centre (630 Poirier St.) on Tuesdays and Thursdays from March 23 to April 1; the sessions run from 3:30 to 4 p.m. and adult participation is required.
Also for three-year-old kids is basketball at the Dogwood Pavilion (1655 Winslow Ave.), also on Tuesdays and Thursdays from March 23 to April 1; the registered classes run from 5 to 5:30 p.m. with adult participation.
For youth ages nine to 11, there are guitar lessons for beginner players on Mondays and Tuesdays from March 22 to 30, from 3 to 3:45 p.m, at the Pinetree Community Centre (1260 Pinetree Way).
And teens can get busy with a paint night on Friday, March 12 from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Centennial Pavilion (620 Poirier St.); supplies are provided.
Meanwhile, adults can learn basic guitar chords and strumming in virtual classes from March 11 to April 1, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Participants are asked to supply their own instrument. Although the class is free, there is a $12 cost for the textbook.
To sign up for the March classes, call the city’s parks department at 604-927-4386; it is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (except for statutory holidays) and weekends from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Alternative, save a spot online via coquitlam.ca/registration (click on Register for Programs).