PacificSport Okanagan encompasses a geographical area that extends through the Okanagan Valley stretching north of Vernon to Enderby and south of Penticton to Osoyoos. The Kelowna-based centre was established in 2001 and is connected to a network of five regional centers and three national campuses across the province.
WHO WE ARE
A legacy of the 1995 Western Canada Summer Games, PacificSport Okanagan is a not-for-profit regional sport hub created to lead athlete, coach, and community sport services in British Columbia’s Okanagan.
Our organization provides dedicated support to more than 100 registered athletes and coaches, in addition to hosting community sport programs and event for youth to adults. Through partnerships with recreation departments, school districts, health authorities and local sport organizations, PacificSport Okanagan delivers programming for the Canadian Sport for Life movement, improving the quality of sport and physical activity in Canada.
PacificSport Okanagan is funded by investments from the Province of BC, viaSport, and the cities of Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon, and is a member of the viaSport Regional Alliance — a network of six PacificSport centres and five regional multi-sport leaders across the province.
Find a centre near you or learn more at www.viasport.ca/regional-alliance
PacificSport Okanagan leads and facilitates education and opportunities for active living and sport at all levels, embracing the Canadian Sport for Life principles to build healthy communities
Healthy communities inspired and enabled to participate, play and perform.
PacificSport Okanagan offers a variety of programs and services to support sport initiatives at all stages of the Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) continuum in our region.
Grassroots programs and events that support physical literacy, fundamental movement skills, and introduce youth and adults to the skills and opportunity to live an active, healthy lifestyle.
High performance programs that provide athletes and coaches access to training facilities, innovative sport science techniques, equipment, and support services to further their overall athletic development.
Opportunities for sport education at all levels of the CS4L pathway including interactive seminars, workshops and conferences for athletes, coaches and community members.
Expertise, coaching, grants, and more to support your pathway through the Canadian Sport for Life Model in British Columbia.
The viaSport Regional Alliance partnership is a collective of provincial sport-delivery organizations passionate about enriching lives and energizing communities via sport.
Regional Alliance Partners
On each website, you may find:
- Multi-sport camps for children and youth
- Leadership development courses
- Athlete development and training opportunities
- Community physical activity programs for all abilities
- Certified coach and official training clinics
- Physical activity and sport resources for all sport leaders and educators
- Special events in your community