Parks & Recreation Commissions

The Community Services Department of the Regional District oversees the administration of the operating budgets of Recreation Commissions for the South Okanagan-Similkameen, including Okanagan Falls Parks & Recreation Commission, Similkameen Recreation Facility & Pool, Electoral Area ‘F’ Parks Commission (West Bench), Sun Bowl Arena (Osoyoos), Princeton & District Arena Board, Electoral Area ‘E’ Parks and Recreation Commission (Naramata), Oliver Parks & Recreation Society and Kaleden Parks & Recreation Commission.

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Volunteer with your local Parks and Recreation Commission

Applications are being sought for individuals interested in serving a 2-year term as a volunteer member of a local Parks and Recreation Commission. Commissions are comprised of RDOS Board-appointed local citizens who provide guidance regarding recreation services, facilities and programming at monthly Parks and Recreation Commission meetings. To be eligible to serve on a Commission, you must be a resident or ratepayer within the service area.

Areas served by Parks and Recreation Commissions:

  • Electoral Area “B” (Kobau Park)
  • Electoral Areas “B” and “G” and the Village of Keremeos (Similkameen Recreation)
  • Electoral Area “D” (Okanagan Falls Parks and Recreation)
  • Electoral Area “E” (Naramata Parks and Recreation)
  • Electoral Area “F” (Parks and Recreation)
  • Electoral Area “I” (Kaleden Parks and Recreation)

To apply:

Any person interested in serving on a Parks and Recreation Commission can apply by submitting their name and a brief resume by email, fax, mail or in person to:

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen

Senior Manager, Community Services

101 Martin Street, Penticton, BC V2A 5J9

Email: Fax: 250-492-0063

Applications must be received by 12:30 pm, Thursday, November 30, 2023

Click here to view the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen Parks and Recreation Commission Establishment Bylaw No. 2732, 2016.


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