Outdoors and Recreation

The Peach is adhering to the mandatory mask protocols put in place by the Provincial Health Officer on Nov. 19. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

Penticton issues clarification on mask requirement for recreation facilities

Masks will be required for everyone 12 years and older, and face shields are not enough

The Peach is adhering to the mandatory mask protocols put in place by the Provincial Health Officer on Nov. 19. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
Construction is underway on Chilliwack’s new pump track, seen here on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 beside the Chilliwack Curling Club. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. city set to become home of the largest pump track facility in North America

Custom designed pump track with crossover tunnel will be geared to riders of all abilities

Construction is underway on Chilliwack’s new pump track, seen here on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 beside the Chilliwack Curling Club. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
This computer rendered image is what the proposed rink would look like. (Penticton Vees/Twitter)
This computer rendered image is what the proposed rink would look like. (Penticton Vees/Twitter)

Outdoor skating rink in downtown Penticton delayed

The rink was previously expected to be completed by Dec. 2020

This computer rendered image is what the proposed rink would look like. (Penticton Vees/Twitter)
This computer rendered image is what the proposed rink would look like. (Penticton Vees/Twitter)
The original Sicamous-to-Armstrong Rail Trail partners are standing together in support of the unified vision for the trail. (Jacob Brett photo)

Original partners committed to North Okanagan-Shuswap rail trail vision

Rail trail lands are owned by the CSRD, Splatsin and the RDNO

The original Sicamous-to-Armstrong Rail Trail partners are standing together in support of the unified vision for the trail. (Jacob Brett photo)
North Okanagan park planning at play

North Okanagan park planning at play

Plans for Lumby, Enderby and Vernon parks and trails in the works

North Okanagan park planning at play
Gnomes smashed, stolen from SilverStar

Gnomes smashed, stolen from SilverStar

Gnome Roam no longer following vandalism, but search for new gnomes is on

Gnomes smashed, stolen from SilverStar
The splash park at Lakawanna Park has reopened along with others in Penticton as of Friday, June 26, 2020. (City of Penticton photo)

Splash parks reopen as Penticton hits Phase 3 of restart plan

Users are reminded to take precautions including hand washing and physical distancing

The splash park at Lakawanna Park has reopened along with others in Penticton as of Friday, June 26, 2020. (City of Penticton photo)
The KVR Trail is partially closed near the Lakeview Cemetery, due to damage from recent storm events. Pictured is the view from the trestle, just north of the closed section. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)

KVR trail section in Penticton closed for repairs

A portion of the KVR Trail, close to the Lakeview Cemetery in Penticton, is closed for repairs

The KVR Trail is partially closed near the Lakeview Cemetery, due to damage from recent storm events. Pictured is the view from the trestle, just north of the closed section. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)
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#visitpenticton Your guide to kickstarting your next adventure, at home in Penticton

Cycling, rock climbing, paddle boarding, the outdoor opportunities in Penticton are endless

  • Jun 17, 2020
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The next chapter of your summer adventure begins here

The next chapter of your summer adventure begins here

All the amenities, none of the crowds: Discover Sugar Lake

  • Jun 8, 2020
The next chapter of your summer adventure begins here
Discover your dream staycation at this hidden gem!

Discover your dream staycation at this hidden gem!

North Okanagan’s Sugar Lake offers four seasons of memory-making opportunities

  • May 18, 2020
Discover your dream staycation at this hidden gem!
Your family staycation could look like this

Your family staycation could look like this

At Sugar Lake, find all your favourite Okanagan amenities, without the crowds!

  • May 4, 2020
Your family staycation could look like this
Middleton Mountain Trail access limited in North Okanagan

Middleton Mountain Trail access limited in North Okanagan

Full closure of entrance at Mt. Ida Drive by staircase for one month

Middleton Mountain Trail access limited in North Okanagan
Toronto Police Mounted Unit officers patrol a city park in Toronto on Thursday, April 16, 2020. The Canadian Civil Liberties Association says it’s going to seek amnesty for all tickets issued for municipal recreational infractions during the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Civil Liberties group seeks amnesty for recreational tickets issued during pandemic

The association has received at least 100 public complaints over the past 10 days

Toronto Police Mounted Unit officers patrol a city park in Toronto on Thursday, April 16, 2020. The Canadian Civil Liberties Association says it’s going to seek amnesty for all tickets issued for municipal recreational infractions during the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Erosion repairs on the north end of the Okanagan Rail Trail has been completed, opening the trail up completely since work started in February. (RDNO photo)

North end of Okanagan Rail Trail open

Erosion work completed on lakeside hot spot

Erosion repairs on the north end of the Okanagan Rail Trail has been completed, opening the trail up completely since work started in February. (RDNO photo)
Craft your own Vancouver Experience – for less!

Craft your own Vancouver Experience – for less!

Combine and save as much as 35% on tickets to 21 top visitor attractions in Vancouver

  • Mar 9, 2020
Craft your own Vancouver Experience – for less!