Kelowna, British Columbia: The 3rd largest city in British Columbia is a thriving metropolis, offering endless opportunities for recreation, arts and culture and business development. The Okanaganís four seasons playground offers a quality lifestyle for all ages with enjoyment from festivals, theatres, world-class wineries, champion golf courses, ski resorts to the gift of mother natures, mountains and lakes.
Kelowna has become the main marketing and distribution centre of the Okanagan Valley, with a flourishing tree fruit industry and a growing light industrial sector that competes on a world scale. Best known for forestry and the manufacture of boats, plastics, fibreglass, body armour and oil field equipment, Kelowna also has a growing high technology sector that includes aerospace development and service.
Kelowna's airport is the 11th busiest in Canada with approximately 35 scheduled flights a day. It is also one of the fastest growing in North America and a multi-year expansion plan is nearing completion. In addition Skyreach Place, a 6,000-seat multi-purpose facility thatís home to the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League, attracts major entertainers and events. The new Rotary Centre For The Arts is a significant feature of the downtown cultural district, and Stuart Park on the Waterfront Promenade will be developed over the next several years.
Economic Development Commission
City of Kelowna
School District 23
Kelowna Chamber of Commerce
Regional District - (Recycling and Landfill)
Kelowna International Airport
The Kelowna Cultural District includes several museums, an art gallery, a library, two theatres, two arenas/multi-purpose facilities, a casino, trade and convention facilities, several open-air stages, a community art centre and a number of retail businesses offering unique and eclectic works of artists of the Okanagan Valley.
Skyreach Place, provides a first class venue for events and activities. Skyreach Place, recently voted the best concert venue in Canada under 15,000, brings not only a state-of-the-art entertainment facility to the B.C. Interior, but a new level of exciting entertainment and a real focal point for culture, community activity, in addition to sports and business.
At Bristol Gardens relaxation is right next to your new home. Youíll enjoy the tranquility while strolling through Mission Creek Regional Park. This tranquil 294-acre sanctuary offers picnic areas, hiking, cycling, creek-side walking trails and encompasses a spawning channel for the spectacular annual salmon run.
Combine this with championship golf courses, award winning wineries, or the vast and beautiful Okanagan Lake which offers extensive opportunities for boating, swimming or fishing. In addition the nearby mountains attract hikers, skiers and outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds. There are three major ski hills within a one hour drive - Big White, Silver Star and Apex.
Kelowna Hotel Motel Association
Parkinson Recreation Center
Kelowna Community Theatre
Downtown Kelowna Association
BC Golf Guide