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Winter 2023 Activity & Program Guide

Kelowna's Winter Activity & Program Guide is now online featuring recreation and cultural programs from January to March.  

View the Winter Activity & Program Guide

Winter 2023 registration dates:

  • General programs: December 6 at 7 a.m.
  • Adult sports & leagues: December 7 at 7 a.m.
  • Aquatics & first aid programs: December 8 at 7 a.m.
  • Programs for persons with DiverseAbilitiesDecember 9 at 10 a.m. 

Looking for the fall guide?

Some late season programs may still be available in the Fall Activity & Program Guide. Once you've found a program in the online guide, simply click the course ID (5-digit number) to register online or call 250-469-8800 to register by phone.

Recreation & Customer Satisfaction Survey 2022

Help shape the way we offer recreation and cultural programs and activities in Kelowna by filling out the 2022 Recreation and Customer Satisfaction Survey. Share thoughts on participating in recreational and cultural activities in our community as well as your experience with City programs for a chance to win a six-month individual membership to Parkinson Recreation Centre!

take the survey

Quick links to programs: 

Ways to register:
1. Register online at rec.kelowna.ca
2. Register by phone at 250-469-8800
3. Register in person at Parkinson Recreation Centre (1800 Parkinson Way)

Safe recreation

Our goal is to provide safe opportunities to stay active while ensuring we adhere to all direction from the Province relating to COVID-19 safety. If you feel unwell, please stay home. Visit COVID-19 what you need to know for further direction.  

Facility visitors are welcome to wear a mask or face covering when visiting the facility at their own discretion.

Registration tips and improvements

We understand that registering for your desired program is important. We’re currently working to make improvements to ensure registration runs smoothly, especially during the week that registration opens each season. Many of our programs are in high demand which can create a high volume of web and phone traffic during registration week.

Active Living and Culture Recreation registration How to Guide

Learn more

We evaluate registration each season and use your feedback to make improvements.

Some of the current improvements in progress include:

  • Improving bandwidth and payment processing for online registration
  • Maximizing the number of phone lines available and staff to assist on registration days
  • Changing registration start time to 7 a.m. to better accommodate work and school schedules
  • Staggering registration start dates for summer camps to better accommodate parents’ ability to plan ahead for summer and reduce demand on the system during registration days