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Campfire Ban across the Central Okanagan begins Friday July 12, 2024

Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024 07:42 AM

Effective July 12, 2024, at 12 p.m. (noon), all campfires are prohibited throughout Central Okanagan municipalities and electoral area fire service areas to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety.

In alignment with our partners at the BC Wildfire Service, and due to high temperatures and dry conditions, the campfire ban will remain in effect until further notice.

The campfire ban affects all local government fire jurisdictions in the Regional District of Central Okanagan,...

Stay safe and cool during summer heat

Posted on Monday, July 08, 2024 02:36 PM

With hot daytime temperatures expected to continue, Lake Country residents are encouraged to do all they can to stay safe and cool. Living in the Central Okanagan, we are accustomed to hot sunny weather, but with sustained temperatures from 35 to 40 degrees C with little reprieve of cooler evening air temperatures, it is important to keep cool and stay aware.

The District of Lake Country is also reminding members of our community to check in on neighbours, friends and loved ones frequently --...

Upgrades to small beachfront park make it more accessible for locals and visitors

Posted on Monday, July 08, 2024 11:18 AM

From Plain Jane beach to Belle of the Ball.  Whiskey Cove Park has been a hidden gem with a minimum of amenities for decades.  A few years ago, a seasonal porta-potty washroom was installed.  When District of Lake Country staff approached area residents and the Carr’s Landing Community & Recreation Association (CLCRA) in the summer of 2022, suggestions for improvements ranged from more shade and a year-round toilet to swim area delineators and easier access.  All of these have been accomplished...

Jill Barber Duo & Kailee Duggan Trio Take the Stage for Week Three of LIVE! in Lake Country

Posted on Friday, July 05, 2024 06:00 PM

LIVE! in Lake Country presented by TD is excited to welcome the Jill Barber Duo and Kailee Duggan Trio rounding out week three of FREE Friday night concerts in Swalwell Park on July 19th, 2024.

Showcasing two artists and their bandmates, Kailee Duggan Trio will open the evening with their captivating combination of lyrics and tunes, followed by the jazz/folk vocals of the Jill Barber Duo. 

Kailee Duggan, local Kelowna resident, has been performing for years as an opening act for artists like Dan...

LIVE! in Lake Country presents The Everly Brothers Experience on Friday, July 12th at Swalwell Park

Posted on Friday, July 05, 2024 05:57 PM

LIVE! in Lake Country is excited to present The Everly Brothers Experience on Friday, July 12th at Swalwell Park. Sponsored by TD, the second week of LIVE! in Lake Country will feature the musical stylings of Zach and Dylan Zmed and Burleigh Drummond for a night of nostalgic and influential 50’s and 60’s tunes by the Everly Brothers.

Since 2016, the ZMED BROTHERS have celebrated the Everly Brothers’ impressive and extensive career in music by honoring their “iconic sound” and “exploring the...