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New Summer-Fall Regional Parks Guide available

May 23, 2013 - 1:05 PM

The Summer-Fall edition of ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’ is now online and hot off the press!

“The 10 page full colour foldout has all the information you need about our exciting line up of programs and events in our Regional Parks for the rest of 2013,” says Communications Officer Bruce Smith.

“The handy ‘Year at a Glance’ provides a month by month listing of programs and activities at the EECO located in Mission Creek Regional Park and in many of the Central Okanagan’s 27 other Regional Parks.”   There’s also a colour map showing each Regional Park location and some of the features and amenities that are available.

Smith adds, “With summer fast approaching, parents of youngsters age three to seven may want to check out the dates, times and registration information for this year’s ‘Summer Nature Camp’ program during July and August.”

The Regional Parks guide also has the details for our special interpretive ‘Take a Hike’ program.  “This year” Smith says, “Each hike has a special theme and our Parks Interpreter will be joined by a special guest.  They’ll share interesting highlights and information about each park visited.   As well this year, our Community Recreational Initiatives Society or CRIS partners will be holding special Adaptive Adventure walks and hikes in our Regional Parks.”

Smith adds, “We’re also introducing a number of special free ‘Families in Parks’ events that will engage every member of your family and you’re invited to join our ‘Parks Fun Zones’ program with games and activities for every member of your family.”

The new Regional Parks Guide is available anytime online by visiting  Or you can pick up a copy at the Regional District office (1450 KLO Road), the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan in Mission Creek Regional Park (Springfield and Durnin Roads) and very soon at any local government office, recreation centre or tourist and information offices in the Central Okanagan.

For more information about any Regional Parks programming and our detailed section for Regional Parks, visit or call the EECO at 250-469-6140.

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