YMCA Coquitlam community centre

A Special Place

We believe everyone needs a safe and welcoming place to call their own. That’s why we are building the Bettie Allard YMCA in Coquitlam to be an inclusive home away from home for all people.

The Bettie Allard YMCA will be that special place for underserved families, new immigrants, young children and older adults in this rapidly growing Tri-Cities neighbourhood.

Let’s build this community together!

The New Bettie Allard YMCA

This 55,000 square-foot modern centre of community will give more than 16,000 children, teens, adults, and seniors each year the opportunity to be healthy, connected and engaged.









• Coquitlam Main Floor

• Welcome & Access Centre

• Warm Water Teaching & Fitness Pool

• Five-Lane Lap Pool

• Cafe

• Universal/Family Change Room

• Women’s and Men’s Change Rooms

• Multipurpose Activity Rooms

• Family Social Space

• Childminding

• Gymnasium

• Coquitlam 2nd Floor

• Cyclefit Studio

• Strength & Conditioning Zone

• Roof Terrace

• Active Living Exercise Studio

• Walking & Conditioning Track

Coquitlam 3rd Floor

• Rooftop Terraces

• Family & Community Centre

• Family Play & Garden Areas

Project Progress

Fundraising Progress67% of goal
Construction Progress60% of goal

But our work continues

Our dedicated team of fundraising leadership volunteers have been meeting with people in the community–people who have told us what really matters to them and have invested in the health of the Chilliwack community.

Will you join us?

It’s people like you that make our fundraising successful!

A team behind the scenes coordinates our fundraising efforts

Meet our outstanding volunteers


A Heart-Centered Community Leader

Gabriele Scully's involvement with the YMCA of Greater Vancouver stretches over three decades, from volunteer to long-time program leader. Now as a vital leadership volunteer on our YMCA What Really Matters Coquitlam Cabinet she continues to share her time, talent

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The YMCA—A Place to Play, Grow and Connect in the City

Coquitlam is an up and coming place to live. It is a vibrant, regional centre in the Lower Mainland and currently home to just under 140,000 people. The City is positioned to experience significant growth over the next 25 years,

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City Council Approves New Coquitlam YMCA

December 9, 2019, was a historic day for the community of Coquitlam. After 2,624 days, the Coquitlam City Council formally approved the final project plan for a new YMCA for Coquitlam! Not only did the project plan receive approval, but

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