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Beyond the Competition: Kelowna Activities

Athletes come to compete in specific events, but beyond those venues — whether it's the open waters of Okanagan Lake or the indoor fields of Capital News Centre — is the greater venue of Kelowna itself! For the athletes themselves or the families in tow to cheer them on, Kelowna is a city that knows how to have fun — winter, spring, summer and fall.

  • Got a thirst for local culture? Travel the Downtown Grapes & Grains Trail, a mix of wineries, distilleries and microbreweries offering a taste of Kelowna's small-batch craft beers, spirits and wines.

  • Need to work off some energy or keep those muscles moving? Take some laps at the H2O Center's Olympic-size pool or head to Myra Canyon for biking, hiking, horseback riding, aerial courses and more.

  • And of course, our #cityofrockets is also home to the WHL Kelowna Rockets, with more than 30 home games May through September in Prospera Arena, just a stroll from Waterfront Park.

Learn what Skate Canada International, the World Sledge Hockey Challenge and the Wakeboard World Cup have already discovered, and let us show you all that Kelowna, BC, can do for your next sporting event.