Beaches + Swimming
Riverside Park Beach
Located on the South Thompson River Downtown. With an easy walking distance from Downtown Kamloops, this park is the top spot in the summer and shoulder season fro beach access and kid friendly play time. The beach has marked swimming ares, lifeguards on duty*, playground, waterpark, outdoor kitchens**, tennis, lawn bowling, concession and in the summer months it's the home of Music in the Park.
*Lifegards on duty July 1 - August 31 **To book outdoor kitchens call 250-828-3655
Pioneer Park Beach
On the South Thompson River, Pioneer Park is one of the only public beaches for your four legged friend. Walking distance from downtown makes this beach super accessible and very popular in the summer months. Pioneer Park is equipped with change rooms, washrooms, picnic tables and park benches. It's also a great beach for volleyball, football or fetch with fido. This park also has a boat launch but very limited tailer parking.
Overlander Park Beach
On the North Shore where the North and South Thompson meet is Overlander Beach Park. This beach in the summer months is the largest beach in the Kamloops core. This beach is dog friendly and perfect for the family. If your into sports this \beach is also great for skim boarding, football, volleyball, soccer and more.