Current Conditions

Mostly Cloudy

Skaha Lake waterfront plans on display

A waterslide park is part of the proposal to revitalize a section of Skaha Lake shoreline near Skaha Lake Marina. Meetings are planned through June to for public information and input.
Image Credit: Trio Marine Group
June 04, 2015 - 7:28 AM

PENTICTON - Penticton citizens interested in a revitalized Skaha lakefront will have an opportunity to provide input and hear more about a major revitalization project proposed for the Skaha Marina area in the coming days.

The proposal put forward by Trio Marine Group would see an expanded 100-slip marina featuring day and seasonal rentals as well as recreational craft such as personal watercraft, kayaks and paddle boards.

An expanded restaurant and 110,000-square-foot waterpark are also proposed for the lake frontage surrounding Skaha Marina. The phased proposal would see most of the improvements completed by 2017.

Trio Marine Group has scheduled a number of information sessions throughout June, including the following dates and locations:
- June 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Saturday Markets in downtown Penticton.
- June 8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Skaha Lake Marina and beach area.

Several meetings will also take place with stakeholders such as the Chamber of Commerce, Tourism Penticton, Penticton Rotary Club, the Dragon Boat Club and city committees. A meeting on June 29 will be held for public input on the proposals, though the location still to be determined.

For more information visit the Trio Marine Group’s website.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Steve Arstad at or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2015
InfoTel News Ltd

  • Popular kamloops News
  • Comments
  • Routine stop in Kamloops turns into yelling match on Halston Avenue
    KAMLOOPS - What should have been a straightforward impaired driving check became tense yesterday as people in two cars yelled at each other about who had guns in their cars, police say. Arou
  • Body of man found dead in Vernon identified
    VERNON - The man found dead last week in Vernon has been identified as Dustin Rogers in a report from Global News. According to police, a body was discovered about 7:24 a.m. March 23 near
  • Canadian ship involved in massive cocaine bust in international waters
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A Royal Canadian Navy vessel was involved in an international anti-drug trafficking mission that led to the seizure of more than 14 tonnes of cocaine in international water
  • Semi dodges man on Trans Canada near Chase
    CHASE - A distraught man narrowly avoided serious injury last week after jumping in front of a semi on the Trans Canada near Chase. RCMP say a commercial transport truck was traveling on the
  • Kamloops RCMP bust drug dealer
    KAMLOOPS – Police in Kamloops have arrested a Falkland man for drug trafficking following an investigation two weeks ago. RCMP say members of the Street Level Drug Unit conducted an in
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile