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…

David Thompson Elementary – Playground #3

David Thompson Elementary – Playground #3 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 aimed at older children. Age Range:…

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….

David Thompson Elementary – Playground #1

David Thompson Elementary – Playground #1 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. Age Range: 5-12 Ground cover: Pea Gravel Features:  4 swings, monkey bars, climbing structure, slotted climbing wall,…

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:…

Bogetti Tot Lot

Bogetti Tot Lot Location: Dallas Address: 4308 Bogetti Place, Kamloops Parking: Parking on Bogetti Road and Bogetti Place Note: This is a very nice little playground with an access walkway to Nina Place. Age range: Ages 2-6 Ground cover: Pea Gravel and Grass Features: tall monkey bars, steering wheel, fireman pole, ladder pole, stairs, small slide and single rocker. Shade:…

South Sahali Elementary – Playground #2

South Sahali Elementary – Playground #2 Location: Sahali Address: 1585 Summit Drive, Kamloops Parking: Parking lot off Summit Drive 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: giant web climbing structure, tire swing, 3 person merry-go-round (x2), stepping…

South Sahali Elementary – Playground #1

South Sahali Elementary – Playground #1 Location: Sahali Address: 1585 Summit Drive, Kamloops Parking: Parking lot off Summit Drive Note: This is a school playground and you may be asked to leave if you are there during school hours. Out of the 2 playgrounds at South Sahali Elementary this playground is aimed at older children. Age Range: 5-12…

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,…

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,…

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….

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…

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…

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…

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 #2

Dallas Elementary – Playground #2 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 #2 is best suited for older children. Age Range: 5-12 Ground cover: Pea Gravel & Grass Features: climbing wall, long and steep metal…

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…

Aberdeen Hills Park

Aberdeen Hills Park Location: Aberdeen Address: 1245 Howe Street, Kamloops Parking: street parking on Howe Street Note: After parking on Howe Street you have to walk up the hill to the park (it would be a hard push with a stroller). Age range: Ages 2-6 Ground cover: Pea gravel and grass Features: Rope climbing wall, stairs, steering wheels (x3), 2…

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…