Recreation

The new Planet Fitness location opened on June 15. (Submitted)

Funds from fitness help youth in Kelowna

Programs at BGCO remove barriers that prevent youth from participating in activities

 

Kelowna’s Parkinson Recreation Centre. (Photo/City of Kelowna)

Reimagining Kelowna’s Parkinson Rec Centre

Two information sessions are planned so the public can learn more about the project

 

The Mt. Boucherie Community Centre was repurposed as a temporary city hall in 2008. (File/photo)

West Kelowna wants public feedback on Community Centre

A feedback questionnaire is available until June 20

 

Photo credit: Kamloops Immigrant Services

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Flanked by children, members of council and others involved with the creation of new playground equipment, Summerland Mayor Toni Boot cuts the ribbon to officially open the new equipment. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland opens state-of-the-art playground

Facility in Memorial Park the first of its kind in Canada

Flanked by children, members of council and others involved with the creation of new playground equipment, Summerland Mayor Toni Boot cuts the ribbon to officially open the new equipment. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Kelowna's three water parks will be open until the Labour Day Weekend. (Photo/City of Kelowna)

Splashing, summer fun set for Saturday in Kelowna

The city’s three splash parks are opening for the season.

Kelowna's three water parks will be open until the Labour Day Weekend. (Photo/City of Kelowna)
A conceptual design of Vernon's Active Living Centre, which will go to a referendum Oct. 15, 2022. (Rendering)

Vernon Kin Race Track plan heads to public

Feedback to be provided before final approval sought; mayor unhappy with Active Living Centre access

A conceptual design of Vernon's Active Living Centre, which will go to a referendum Oct. 15, 2022. (Rendering)
The municipality of Summerland has received federal and provincial funding for the next two phases of the Giant’s Head Mountain Trails Redevelopment project. (Photo by Jack Liu)

$1.68M in trail improvements coming to Giant’s Head Mountain in Summerland

Giant’s Head Mountain, a dormant volcano, is very popular for hiking and biking

The municipality of Summerland has received federal and provincial funding for the next two phases of the Giant’s Head Mountain Trails Redevelopment project. (Photo by Jack Liu)
Kelowna's Parkinson Recreation Centre—Image: City of Kelonwa

Public input on Kelowna indoor recreation facilities closing soon

Deadline to complete the survey is Friday, April 22

Kelowna's Parkinson Recreation Centre—Image: City of Kelonwa
Design drawings for a new Enderby outdoor pool. (City of Enderby)

Grants buoy new Enderby and Vernon pools

New Peanut Pool with spray park, Enderby pool with lazy river, hot tub

Design drawings for a new Enderby outdoor pool. (City of Enderby)
A conceptual design of Vernon’s Active Living Centre, which will go to a referendum Oct. 15, 2022. (Rendering)

Coldstream, rural areas bow out of Vernon’s active living centre project

Coldstream and RDNO electoral area directors have declined an invitation to participate in the project

A conceptual design of Vernon’s Active Living Centre, which will go to a referendum Oct. 15, 2022. (Rendering)
Three people have been taken to Vernon Jubilee Hospital in stable condition after two canoes reportedly overturned and capsized in Okanagan Lake near Beachcomber Bay Wednesday afternoon, March 30. (File photo)

Trio taken to Vernon hospital after canoes capsize

Incident happened on Okanagan Lake near Beachcomber Bay at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 30

Three people have been taken to Vernon Jubilee Hospital in stable condition after two canoes reportedly overturned and capsized in Okanagan Lake near Beachcomber Bay Wednesday afternoon, March 30. (File photo)
Kelowna’s Parkinson Recreation Centre (Photo/City of Kelowna)

City of Kelowna looking for input on indoor recreation strategy

Feedback will help guide investment in sports and recreation facilities for next 10 to 20 years

Kelowna’s Parkinson Recreation Centre (Photo/City of Kelowna)
Little Enisa Billy, daughter of Allison Echeverria and Lanny Billy, appeared to be enjoying the ceremony honouring the Secwépemc flag on March 20 at the Spectator Arena. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

VIDEO: Ceremony celebrates Secwépemc flag in Salmon Arm’s Shaw Centre arena

Flag honoured by teams in Tier2 U13 provincial championships taking place through March 23

Little Enisa Billy, daughter of Allison Echeverria and Lanny Billy, appeared to be enjoying the ceremony honouring the Secwépemc flag on March 20 at the Spectator Arena. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)
Conceptual rendering of new KCC (in red) with pedestrian and bicycle paths indicated in yellow (City of Kelowna)

Kelowna council approves new KCC to be built next to Apple Bowl

New project creates shared campus of buildings within Parkinson Recreation Park

Conceptual rendering of new KCC (in red) with pedestrian and bicycle paths indicated in yellow (City of Kelowna)
(Photo/City of Kelowna)

Kelowna council excited after Lower Mainland facilities tour

‘I think now we can get it right’

(Photo/City of Kelowna)
An option for a replacement of the Summerland Aquatic Centre would have the new facility in front of the existing Summerland Arena. (Carscadden Stokes and MacDonald Architects image)

Summerland council picks site for new pool

Preferred location in front of arena and curling club

An option for a replacement of the Summerland Aquatic Centre would have the new facility in front of the existing Summerland Arena. (Carscadden Stokes and MacDonald Architects image)
A survey to provide input on a future park at the former site of Vernon's Kin Race Track is open until Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021. (City of Vernon photo)

Vernon piecing together Kin Race Track plan

Test fit results conducted by staff presented to council; parking remains an issue

A survey to provide input on a future park at the former site of Vernon's Kin Race Track is open until Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021. (City of Vernon photo)
Breaking ground on the new community hall and child care facility in Coldstream is Hollie Henderson (from left), Maven Lane: Tim Sahuri, Sahuri + Associates Architecture Inc.; Larry Sawchuk, Sawchuk Developments Co. Ltd.; MLA Harwinder Sandhu; Mayor Jim Garlick and Coun. Glen Taylor. (Contributed)

Community hall, child care spaces break ground in Coldstream

Former site of Women’s Institute to house events up to 200 people and 84 child care spots

Breaking ground on the new community hall and child care facility in Coldstream is Hollie Henderson (from left), Maven Lane: Tim Sahuri, Sahuri + Associates Architecture Inc.; Larry Sawchuk, Sawchuk Developments Co. Ltd.; MLA Harwinder Sandhu; Mayor Jim Garlick and Coun. Glen Taylor. (Contributed)
The Parkinson Rec redevelopment plan was presented to Kelowna council at their Jan. 17, 2022 meeting

Kelowna council sees potential in Parkinson Rec redevelopment

The redevelopment plan would expand the facility by nearly 90 thousand square feet

The Parkinson Rec redevelopment plan was presented to Kelowna council at their Jan. 17, 2022 meeting