Sports in Kamloops

With a variety of venues and facilities, a strong athletic culture, and an enthusiastic volunteer base, it’s no wonder Kamloops is known internationally as Canada’s Tournament Capital.



4 Top Venues

Tournament Capital Centre & Fieldhouse

The Tournament Capital Centre (TCC) is comprised of an outdoor and indoor track, gym facility, and the Canada Games Aquatic Centre. Since 2009, the Fieldhouse has been basecamp for the BC Lions Training Camp during May and June for 3 weeks.

McArthur Island Park

McArthur Island is a sports haven on the North Shore of Kamloops. The Park is home to a multitude of sporting activities such as 10 soccer fields, tennis courts, BMX park, the McArthur Island Sport and Event Centre, free mini-golf, free disc-golf, and 12 baseball diamonds including award-winning Norbrock Stadium.

Tournament Capital Ranch

Located off Highway 5 N towards Sun Peaks Resort, the Tournament Capital Ranch is a top spot for slo-pitch tournaments with 10 diamonds. It also features 2 soccer fields, 4 lit fields, an outdoor plaza, and a meeting space.

Kamloops Bike Ranch

Located off Highway 1 East, the Kamloops Bike Ranch is situated between gullied silt bluffs and sagebrush. The Ranch is home to diverse free-ride and downhill trails for all skill levels, a lit stadium, and is a premier hosting venue for regional and national sporting events.

Top Sports Teams to Watch

Kamloops Blazers Hockey

Catch WHL Hockey action at the Sandman Centre starting end of September. Watch as these potential NHL prospects play against teams such as Vancouver Giants, Kelowna Rockets, Prince George Cougars, and Victoria Royals.

TRU WolfPack 

Back the Pack by watching the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack. Catch a men’s or women’s basketball, cross-country, swimming, cheerleading, soccer, or volleyball game on campus or the men’s baseball team at Norbrock Stadium.

Rivers FC

The first and only semi-pro soccer club operation from the Interior of the province, cheer on the Rivers FC team at their home games at the Warner Rentals Field at Hillside Stadium this season.

North Paws Baseball

The newest team to join the West Coast League, with outstanding play and the highest caliber of baseball Kamloops has ever seen. Take in the home games this season at Norbrock Stadium.

Kamloops Broncos

Experience the thrill of witnessing the Broncos Junior Football team in action at Hillside Stadium from July to October. Prepare to be awed by the intensity and skill of Western Canada's premier football league, where these talented young players showcase their talents on the field.

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Development + Travel Trade

Lisa is the front-runner of destination development, travel trade, sports and meetings.

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