Kamloops School of the Arts

Kamloops School of the Arts Location: South Shore/Downtown Address: 1390 9th Ave, Kamloops Parking: Parking on 9th Ave or Fraser Street Note: You may be asked to leave if you are there during school hours. Age Range: 2-12 Ground cover: Wood Chips Features: 6 swings, 2 single merry-go-round, rope web, monkey bars, straight line monkey bars, diagonal ladder,…

2018 Summer Playground Map

Happy Summer Everyone! Did you know there are 9 weeks of summer holidays between the July Long Weekend and the September Long Weekend? 9 weeks equal 9 different playgrounds to explore! It’s a great way to get outside and discover new playgrounds in Kamloops. Each playground on this map has been selected with care! Different areas…

Tournament Capital Ranch Playground

Tournament Capital Ranch Playground Location: Rayleigh Address: 5455 Correctional Rd, Kamloops Parking: Large parking lot at the Ranch Note: This is a unique natural looking playground. Age range: Ages 2-12 Ground cover: Wood chips & grass Features: 4 swings (2 regular, 2 baby swings), balancing rocks, logs, baseball, bat and 2 rope bridges between rock formations Shade:…

Connaught Park

Connaught Park Location: South Shore / Downtown Address: 225 Connaught Road, Kamloops Parking: Limited parking on Connaught Road Note: This is a very small playground. Age range: Ages 2-12 Ground cover: Pea gravel & grass Features: 2 swings (1 regular, 1 baby swing) Shade: Many large shade trees surrounding playground Seating: none

Campbell Creek Park

Campbell Creek Park Location: Campbell Creek Address:  8701 Dallas Drive, Kamloops Parking: Parking on Dallas Drive and Badger Drive (walkway access) Age range: Ages 2-12 Ground cover: Pea Gravel and grass Features: xylophone, pattern game, periscope, 3 slides (2 short, 1 long), stairs, curved wall climb, curved ladder, stepping stones, single merry-go-round, cow rocker, pig rocker, regular…

Stuart Wood Elementary School

Stuart Wood Elementary School Location: South Shore/Downtown Address: 245 St Paul Street, Kamloops Parking: Parking on St. Paul Street. Paid meter parking from Monday-Saturday 9-6pm. Note: This school was closed in 2016 but it is now open to the public as a homeless shelter. Age Range: 2-12 Ground cover: Pea Gravel Features: corner store, hand maze game, steering…

Kamloops Water Parks

Visit the water parks in Kamloops! All water splash parks are on from 10am-8pm from June 1 to September. There are nearby bathrooms that can be used as change rooms.  Riverside Park Water Park Located in the heart of downtown Kamloops this water park is the biggest and most diverse. It includes a river and 3 “branches”…

BC Wildlife Park Water Park

BC Wildlife Park Water Park Location: Campbell Creek Address: 9077 Dallas Drive, Kamloops Parking: main parking lot at the BC Wildlife Park Note: You must pay the BC Wildlife Park admission fee to enter this park. This is a water splash park with a nearby playground. The water is on weather permitting in the summer time. There are…

O.L.P.H. (Our Lady of Perpetual Help) Elementary – Playground #1

O.L.P.H. (Our Lady of Perpetual Help) Elementary – Playground #1 Location: North Shore Address: 635 Tranquille Road, Kamloops Parking: Parking lot off of Poplar Street Note: This is a private school (not part of the local school district). Do not attend during school hours. Age Range: 2-12 Ground cover: Pea Gravel, grass and sand Features:  climbing dome, rocket ship,…

Rayleigh Elementary – Playground #1

Rayleigh Elementary – Playground #1 Location: Rayleigh Address: 306 Puett Ranch Rd, Kamloops Parking: Street Parking on Puett Ranch and Cammeray Drive Note: This is a school playground and you may be asked to leave if you are there during school hours. Age Range: 2-12 Ground cover: Pea Gravel Features:  2 small slides, 3 medium slides, 1 curved slide and…

Albert McGowan Water Park

Albert McGowan Water Park Location: Sahali Address: 2025 Summit Drive, Kamloops Parking: Adjacent parking lot by Hal Rogers Centre Note: This is a water splash park with a nearby playground. The water is on from 10am-8pm from June 1 to September. There are nearby bathrooms and change rooms. Age Range: 2-12 Ground cover: Painted cement Features: 4 water cannons, rainbow arch,…

McGowan Park Elementary

McGowan Park Elementary Location: Sahali Address: 2080 Tremerton Drive , Kamloops Parking: Street Parking on Tremerton Drive Note: This is a school playground and you may be asked to leave if you are there during school hours. Age Range: 2-12 Ground cover: Pea Gravel Features:  small pull-up bar, tube slide, bumpy slide, curved slide, bridges x2, stairs, 2 bucket/accessible swings, curved ladders…

Juniper Ridge Park

Juniper Ridge Park Location: Juniper Ridge Address: 2150 Qu’Appelle Blvd, Kamloops Parking: Large parking lot at the park off of Qu’Appelle Blvd Note:  Nearby public washrooms, tennis courts, winter-time ice-rink and soccer fields Age range: Ages 2-12 Ground cover: Sand and Grass Features: 2 swings, 2 baby swings, teeter-totter, single rocker, monkey bars, 4 slides, rope assisted…

Juniper Ridge Elementary

Juniper Ridge Elementary Location: Juniper Ridge Address: 2540 Qu’Appelle Blvd, Kamloops Parking: Street Parking on Nechako Drive Note: This is a school playground and you may be asked to leave if you are there during school hours. Age Range: 2-12 Ground cover: Wood Chips Features:  6 swings, boat swing, rope web structure with rope bridge, climbing wall, leaf ladder,…

McDonalds PlayPlace – Aberdeen

McDonalds PlayPlace – Aberdeen Location: Aberdeen Address: 1465 W TransCanada Highway, Kamloops Parking: parking lot Note: This is an indoor restaurant playground and it is for paying customers only. Socks are required. Free Wifi. Age Range: Under 12 Ground cover: indoor flooring (tiled) Features: stairs with small slide, laddered tunnels, tunnels with windows, spiral slide, ball spinner, large animal puzzle, factory…

David Thompson Elementary – Playground #2

David Thompson Elementary – Playground #2 Location: Westsyde Address: 1051 Pine Springs Road, Kamloops Parking: Parking lot off Pine Springs Road Note: This is a school playground and you may be asked to leave if you are there during school hours. Out of the 3 playgrounds at David Thompson Elementary this playground is the most well rounded for all children….

Valleyview Centennial Park

Valleyview Centennial Park Location: Valleyview Address: 2288 Park Drive, Kamloops Parking: Parking on Park Drive or at Marion Schilling Elementary School Note: You may be disappointed. This is a very small playground. Nearby Marion Schilling Elementary School has a terrific playground. Age range: Ages 2-12 Ground cover: Grass Features: 2 swings Shade: 3 very large shade trees Seating:…

Summit Elementary

Summit Elementary Location: Sahali Address: 425 Monarch Court, Kamloops Parking: Parking lot off Monarch Court; however, no public parking during school hours. Note: This is a school playground and you may be asked to leave if you are there during school hours. Age Range: 2-12 Ground cover: Pea Gravel Features: sandbox, chain ladder wall, stairs (x2), bench,…

McArthur Island Playground

McArthur Island Playground Location: North Shore Address: 1525 Island Parkway Drive, Kamloops Parking: large parking lot in front of the arena Note: This is a small rundown playground near a large skateboard park Age Range: 2-12 Ground cover: sand & grass Features: metal slide, spiral slide, curved ladder, 2 chain ladders, fireman pole, small ladder, ramp, tic-tac-toe game,…

Riverside Water Park

Riverside Water Park (Riverside Centennial Splash Park) Location: South Shore Address: 100 Lorne Street, Kamloops Parking: Paid parking from September 1-June 30. Free 3 hour parking from July 1 to August 31. Note: This is a water splash park with a nearby playground and beach area. The water is on from 10am-8pm from June 1 to September….

McDonald Water Park

McDonald Water Park Location: North Shore Address: 501 McDonald Avenue, Kamloops Parking: Street parking surrounding park Note: This is a water splash park with a nearby playground. The water is on from 10am-8pm from June 1 to September. There are nearby bathrooms that can be used as change rooms. Age Range: 2-12 Ground cover: Painted cement…

Riverside Park – Playground #2

Location: South Shore Address: 100 Lorne Street, Kamloops Parking: Paid parking from September 1-June 30. Free 3 hour parking from July 1 to August 31. Note: This small playground is generally not very busy as most go to play on the large main playground. Age Range: 2-12 Ground cover: sand & grass Features: stairs, ladder, chain ladder,…

Riverside Park – Main Playground

Location: South Shore Address: 100 Lorne Street, Kamloops Parking: Paid parking from September 1-June 30. Free 3 hour parking from July 1 to August 31. Note: This playground is very busy. Nearby water park during the summer and free Music in the Park during July and August. Age Range: 2-12 Ground cover: Woodchips, grass, rubber mats Features: sound…

Variety Kids Centennial Water Park

Variety Kids Centennial Water Park Location: Westsyde Address: 735 Franklin Road, Kamloops Parking: Parking lot in Westsyde Centennial Park Note: This is a water splash park with a nearby playground. The water is on from 10am-8pm from June 1 to September. There are nearby bathrooms that can be used as change rooms. Age Range: 2-12 Ground cover: Painted cement…

Dallas Elementary – Playground #1

Dallas Elementary – Playground #1 Location: Dallas Address: 296 Harper Road, Kamloops Parking: Parking lot off Harper Road Note: This is a school playground and you may be asked to leave if you are there during school hours. Playground #1 is best suited for younger children. Age Range: 2-12 Ground cover: Pea Gravel & Grass Features: 4 person teeter-totter, diagonal ladder, 3…

Marion Schilling Elementary

Marion Schilling Elementary Location: Valleyview Address: 2200 Park Drive, Kamloops Parking: small school parking lot off of Park Drive Note: This is a school playground and you may be asked to leave if you are there during school hours. Age range: Ages 2-12 Ground cover: Wood chips and grass Features: 12 swings, giant tires with 4…

Rainbow Park

Rainbow Park Location: Westsyde Address: 670 McCurrach Place, Kamloops Parking: Parking on McCurrach Place and Bank Road Note: A nice shady park with a large grassy area to play in as well as an adjacent soccer field Age range: Ages 2-12 Ground cover: Small pea gravel and grass Features: Car teeter-totter, 2 baby swings, 2 regular swings,…

Ralph Bell Elementary

Ralph Bell Elementary Location: Valleyview Address: 1764 Valleyview Drive, Kamloops Parking: Parkins on Valleyview Drive Note: This playground is attached to a preschool and River City Gymnastics. You may be asked to leave if you are there during school hours and those groups are using the playground. Age Range: 2-12 Ground cover: Pea gravel and grass Features: 6…

Pineview Valley Park

Pineview Valley Park Location: Pineview Address: 1925 Hugh Allen Drive, Kamloops Parking: limited parking on either side of Hugh Allen Drive Note: This playground has an adjacent ice rink/basketball court. Age Range: 2-12 Ground cover: Pea gravel and grass Features: 2 baby swings, 2 swings, single rocker, 4 person teeter-totter, monkey bars, short slide, long slide, wall…

E’cole Collines d’Or Kamloops

E’cole Collines d’Or Kamloops Location: Westsyde Address: 2450 Partridge Drive, Kamloops (corner of 9th & Pine) Parking: parking on Sandpiper Drive or in school visitor parking lot Note: This school is part of a different school district (not the local SD#73). Please do not attend during school hours. Age Range: 2-12 Ground cover: Pea Gravel, grass and…