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Greater Vernon Parks, Recreation & Culture

Recreation Programs

Visit the Greater Vernon Parks, Recreation & Culture website for program information and registration.

Greater Vernon Dog Parks

Greater Vernon Parks Snapshot

  • 472 acres of land in Greater Vernon
  • 80 parks, ranging from Kalamalka Lake Beach and Polson Park to community gardens and linear parks.
  • 43 athletic fields
  • 30 playgrounds
  • 15 tennis courts
  • 3 public pools
  • 1 community recreational centre
  • 14 miles of beaches

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Greater Vernon is the area covered by Electoral Areas “B” (BX/Swan Lake), “C” (BX/Silver Star), the District of Coldstream, and the City of Vernon.

Greater Vernon Parks, Recreation & Culture (GVPRC) is governed by the Regional District of North Okanagan (RDNO) through the Greater Vernon Advisory Committee.

Through GVPRC, the Regional District, the City of Vernon and the District of Coldstream share responsibility for maintaining, operating and improving all existing parks and facilities, and for developing new parks and facilities in Greater Vernon.


Please direct enquiries to:
Phone:  250-550-3700
Fax:      250-550-3701
E-mail:  [email protected]