Sports & leagues

Volleyball at Parkinson Recreation Centre

Beach volleyball registration has been extended until June 29

Register online or by phone (250-469-8800) for beach volleyball until Tuesday, June 29. If you registered for beach volleyball prior to June 8 you will be on the pre-season schedule. Any teams for register after June 8 will be on the regular schedule. See dates below for more information. Please note that registration for summer slo-pitch is now closed. 

Important league dates:

  • Friday, June 11 - Slo-pitch & pre-season beach volleyball schedules will be released online (check here for updates)
  • Sunday, June 13 - Slo-pitch gameplay begins (depending on your game day)
  • Monday, June 14 - Pre-season beach volleyball gameplay begins
  • Friday, July 2 - Beach volleyball schedules released online (check here for updates)

We're proud to offer a variety of sport programs and leagues. View Kelowna's Activity & Program Guide for an overview of sport programs offered. Please be aware that all programs listed in the guide are subject to change or cancellations based on ongoing Provincial direction in relation to COVID-19 measures. Sport programs are for co-ed adults 18+. 

If you have any questions, please email sportsleagues@kelowna.ca or call 250-469-8800. 

The following Register & Play program types are postponed until further notice:
  • Basketball (register and play with the exception of basketball programs for youth 21 and under)
  • Floor hockey 
  • Ice hockey 
  • Indoor soccer
  • Netball
  • Volleyball (register and play and seniors volleyball)

Activities and spaces currently available for pre-booking

Parkinson Recreation Centre are open to pre-book a time slot online for the following activities or spaces:

  • Fitness Centre
  • Gymnasium (includes open gym , solo basketball and family bookings)
  • Pool
  • Pickleball (singles play only)

PREBOOK ONLINE: RESERVE ACTIVITY SPACE

Not a PRC member?
Drop-ins will be accepted on a first come, first served basis, if space allows. Please note that all drop-in users will need to have an online City recreation account to use PRC facilities for contact tracing purposes. Those without active accounts can sign up when they arrive at PRC or in advance by calling 250-469-8800 or emailing recreation@kelowna.ca.

If you have any questions, please email sportsleagues@kelowna.ca or call 250-469-8800. 

 

Adult sports COVID-19 safety guidelines

All participants of adult sport programs are required to read, understand and uphold the following guidelines.

Illness protocol

Do not attend a sport program if:

  • You are ill, show any COVID-19 symptoms (fever, chills, shortness of breath, fatigue, etc.) or are awaiting COVID-19 test results. If you receive a positive test result, contact Public Health immediately so other user groups who were in close contact with you can be alerted.
  • You have been around someone who is ill, presents COVID-19 symptoms or is awaiting test results.
  • You have been out of the country within the last 14 days.

If you begin to feel ill during your sports program:

  • Wash/sanitizer your hands and immediately go home.
  • If a participant in your program becomes severely ill, call 911. Clean and disinfect any surfaces that the ill person was in contact with.
Program modifications
  • Only registered/waitlisted participants are permitted to attend sports programs. No outside drop-ins are permitted.
  • It is recommended that participants only register for one sports program per season.
  • Spectators are not permitted at any sports program.
  • Adult indoor group sport is limited to 2 players, with a minimum of 3 meters between players. Only singles pickleball and badminton are permitted indoors.
  • Avoid contact with others whenever possible, including handshakes and high fives.
  • Do not exchange sides.
  • Do not mix players between courts.
Masks

City recreation facilities required participants to wear masks in public-access areas.  This includes common areas such as lobbies, change rooms, washrooms, hallways and spectator areas.

Masks are not required in designated 'fields of play' such as on volleyball courts within gymnasiums, and while on ice rinks while actively playing.

Arrival & departure at recreation facilities
  • Please arrive no more than 10 minutes prior to your program start time.
  • There will be absolutely no congregating at parks, facilities or parking areas before or after your program.
  • Avoid touching gates, benches and all other objects whenever possible.
  • Avoid entering any space until the previous group occupants have vacated.
  • Immediately upon the completion of your program, all participants are to leave the facility.
Facility guidelines
  • Follow all on-site signage and staff directions.
  • Enter and exit through designated access points.
  • Collect all garbage and recycling and place it in the appropriate bin after your program is finished.
Personal protection & hygiene
  • Maintain a physical distance of 2 metres from others at all times off field of play.
  • Use hand sanitizer or wash your hands before, between and upon completion of all sport activities.
  • Be mindful of common surfaces and limit touch points.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or into your elbow when coughing or sneezing.
Equipment protocols
  • Equipment should be wiped with disinfectant before and after each session.
  • Bring your own equipment whenever possible.
  • Come prepared to play in the appropriate gear to minimize the use of washrooms/changerooms.
  • Bring your own pre-filled water bottle.

A note from our Active Living & Culture team: We are using current information and guidelines from Provincial agencies and the latest public health orders to inform current sport offerings. As COVID-19 is unpredictable, we will continue to be adaptable. Programs may need to be changed, moved or cancelled as the pandemic and associated measures evolve. Refunds and/or credits will be made available as needed. 
Thank you for your patience and understanding if changes need to be made throughout the course of the season. 

Participant code of conduct

Our Active Living & Cultural Services Department operates environments that prioritize the health, safety and well-being of people attending its facilities and programs. Everyone at City-operated facilities has the right to be treated with courtesy and respect, and behave in a manner that is respectful and courteous and doesn’t disrupt the spirit of all participants, volunteers and staff or the operation of the facilities in any way. In general, behaviours must not discriminate, abuse, demoralize or otherwise negatively affect others or their enjoyment of the facility.

Expected behaviour

Engaging in behaviour contrary to the following expectations, particularly after being warned, may lead to an official banning from City-owned facilities as per the General Banning Policy.  Expected behaviours include but are not limited to:

  • Treat others with dignity and respect
  • Be polite and courteous using appropriate language
  • Follow direction and/or instruction of staff and volunteers
  • Use the equipment and facility in a safe and appropriate manner
  • Shirts and shoes required unless participating in an activity that requires otherwise
Non-acceptable behaviour

Non-acceptable behaviours include but are not limited to:

  • Sleeping
  • Roller blades or cleats inside
  • Photographing or filming without permission
  • Rude behaviour
  • Inappropriate language
  • Bullying and/or teasing
Prohibited behaviour

The following activities are prohibited and anyone engaging in them will be banned from our recreation and cultural facilities:

  • Sexual and verbal harassment
  • Solicitation
  • Possession, consumption or distribution of alcoholic beverages unless authorized by a licensed event on site
  • Intoxication
  • Smoking
  • Possession or use of illegal substances
  • Possession or use of weapons
  • Sexual activity
  • Public nudity
  • Theft
  • Vandalism
  • Physical violence or threat of physical violence
  • Loitering
  • Any behaviour that endangers the safety of any individual or group
Enforcement

We, as the City, are responsible for the safe and proper operation of our facilities. Instructions and directions are to be followed at all times and individuals or groups that are non-compliant will be subject to facility banning and/or removal by the RCMP.