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…

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”…

O.L.P.H. (Our Lady of Perpetual Help) Elementary – Playground #2

O.L.P.H. (Our Lady of Perpetual Help) Elementary – Playground #2 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 this playground during school hours. Out of the 2 playgrounds at OLPH this is the playground…

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,…

McArthur Island Park – Blue Exercise Station

McArthur Island Park – Blue Exercise Station Location: North Shore Address: 1525 Island Parkway Drive, Kamloops Parking: large parking lot in front of the arena Note: This is one of 3 exercise stations along the Rivers Trail. Age Range: 12+ Ground cover: rubber mats Features: speed arms, balance steps, Tai Chi wheels, cardio stepper, plyometrics, Shade: Lots of…

McArthur Island Park – Green Exercise Station

McArthur Island Park – Green Exercise Station Location: North Shore Address: 1525 Island Parkway Drive, Kamloops Parking: large parking lot in front of the arena Note: This is one of 3 exercise stations along the Rivers Trail. This is the oldest and has no exercise instructions. Age Range: 12+ Ground cover: rubber mats Features: stairs, ramps, balance steps,…

McArthur Island Park – Orange Exercise Station

McArthur Island Park – Orange Exercise Station Location: North Shore Address: 1525 Island Parkway Drive, Kamloops Parking: large parking lot in front of the arena Note: This is one of 3 exercise stations along the Rivers Trail. Age Range: 12+ Ground cover: rubber mats Features: Abs crunch/leg lift, chest/back press, squat press, assisted row/push-up, pull-up/dip Shade: Lots…

Cambridge Tot Lot

Cambridge Tot Lot Location: North Shore Address: 637 Cambridge Crescent, Kamloops Parking: Parking on Cambridge Crescent & Aurora Way Note: This is a very nice little playground. Age range: Ages 2-6 Ground cover: Pea Gravel and Grass Features: tall monkey bars, steering wheel, fireman pole, ladder pole, stairs, small slide, single rocker, 1 regular swing, 1 baby swing….

McArthur Island Skate Park

Location: North Shore Address: 1525 Island Parkway Drive, Kamloops Parking: large parking lot in front of the arena Note: This is a great full-sized skate park Age Range: 5-12+ Ground cover: cement Features: bowl, many ramps, brick textured ramp, many rails (10+) and a half and a full set of stairs Shade: unshaded but shade trees are surrounding the…

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,…

Bert Edwards Elementary – Playground #3

Bert Edwards Elementary – Playground #3 Location: North Shore Address: 711 Windsor Avenue, Kamloops Parking: Parking on York Avenue on in parking lot off Windsor Ave Note: This is a school playground and you may be asked to leave if you are there during school hours. This is the newest playground but probably best suited for older children. Age Range:…

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…

Arthur Hatton Elementary School

Location: North Shore Address: 315 Chestnut Avenue, Kamloops Parking: Parking on Chestnut Avenue or Shubert Drive Note: This is a school playground and you may be asked to leave if you visit during school hours. This is a well spread out playground. Age Range: 5-12 Ground cover: pea gravel & grass Features: 14 swings, 2 tire swings, rope web…

Bert Edwards Elementary – Playground #2

Bert Edwards Elementary – Playground #2 Location: North Shore Address: 711 Windsor Avenue, Kamloops Parking: Parking on York Avenue on in parking lot off Windsor Ave Note: This is a school playground and you may be asked to leave if you are there during school hours. This is a wooden playground. Age Range: 5-12 Ground cover: Pea Gravel Features: tiered…

Bert Edwards Elementary – Playground #1

Bert Edwards Elementary – Playground #1 Location: North Shore Address: 711 Windsor Avenue, Kamloops Parking: Parking lot off Windsor Avenue Note: This is a school playground and you may be asked to leave if you are there during school hours. Age Range: 5-12 Ground cover: Pea Gravel Features: school bus, long slide, stair ladder, wall climb, tire swing, 4 swings…

Belmont Tot Lot

Belmont Tot Lot Location: North Shore Address: 709 Cumberland Ave, Kamloops Parking: Parking on Belmont Crescent, Patricia Ave or Cumberland Ave Note: An uneven sidewalk surrounds the playground and could be used to ride bikes on. Age range: Ages 2-6 Ground cover: Pea Gravel and Grass Features: tall monkey bars, steering wheel, fireman pole, ladder pole, stairs, small slide, single…

Richmond Tot Lot

Richmond Tot Lot Location: North Shore Address: 601 Richmond Ave, Kamloops Parking: Parking on Richmond Ave or Shubert Drive Note:  The playground is missing the swing Age range: Ages 2-6 Ground cover: Pea Gravel and Grass Features: 3 small slides, small ladder, spiral fireman pole, small wall climb with rope assist, steering wheel, 4 person teeter-totter, 2 seats…

Sherbrooke Park

Sherbrooke Park Location: North Shore Address: 1026 Sherbrooke Avenue, Kamloops Parking: parking on Sherbrooke Ave Note: This is a cute little park for young ones. It would be a perfect place for a picnic lunch. The playground is surrounded by a cement pathway which would be nice to ride small bikes on. Age range: Ages 2-6 Ground cover: Pea…

John Tod YMCA-YWCA Centre

John Tod YMCA-YWCA Centre Location: North Shore Address: 150 Wood Street, Kamloops (corner of 9th & Pine) Parking: parking on Sandpiper Drive or in school visitor parking lot Note: This is the YMCA-YWCA playground and is an extremely busy playground with lots of young children. Age Range: 5-12 Ground cover: Pea Gravel and grass Features: 4 swings,…

North Kinsman Tot Lot

North Kinsman Tot Lot Location: North Shore Address: 605 Comox Ave, Kamloops Parking: Parking on Comox Street or Jasper Avenue Note: At the time we visited the playground was covered in graffiti Age Range: 2-6 Ground cover: Pea Gravel and grass Features: baby swing, regular swing (on the far side of the park), single rocker, fireman pole, stairs, slide, pole…

Moose Park

Moose Park Location: North Shore Address: 385 Shubert Drive, Kamloops Parking: parking lot off Shubert Drive on North side of playground. Parking is also available on Juniper Ave. Note: The small basketball court is great for older kids Age Range: 2-6 Ground cover: Pea Gravel and grass Features: 2 baby swings, 2 regular swings, 3 small slides, stairs,…

McDonalds PlayPlace – North Shore

Location: North Shore Address: 661 Fortune Drive, 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 Features: 2 cars, tubes, tube bridge, floor to ceiling ladders (x2), twisted long slide, straight shorter slide, puzzle cubes, musical play…

McDonald Park

Location: North Shore Address: 262 King Street, Kamloops Parking: lots of parking space next to playground and on streets surrounding park Note: Next to the McDonald Park pool and waterpark. There is also music in the park during the summer at this location. Public bathrooms nearby. Age Range: 2-12 Ground cover: Sand Features: Ramp, ladders,…

A.E. Perry Elementary

Location: North Shore Address: 1380 Sherbrooke Avenue, Kamloops *can also be accessed by Lethbridge Ave. Parking: some parking in school parking lot and parking on Lethbridge Ave (rear of school). Be careful not to park in a bus loading zone Note: This is a school playground and you may be asked to leave if you…