City Boat Launch Planning

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The North and South Thompson Rivers provide important recreational opportunities for Kamloops residents. The rivers provide convenient water access for swimming, fishing, floating, paddling, and boating. The rivers are also well utilized by many boating and paddling clubs.

In 2019, the City reviewed three of its boat launches—McArthur Island, Pioneer Park, and Valleyview—to better understand how the City could support boat access to the rivers. As part of this review, the City engaged with stakeholders and members of the public who access City boat launches to learn more about how they use these facilities.

The results of the engagement were incorporated into a business case that was presented to the Committee of the Whole on February 25, 2020 and were approved to be included as a supplemental budget item in the 2020-2024 Five-year Financial Plan.

March 2020 —The COVID-19 pandemic has put a temporary hold on this project. Please subscribe to the project to receive updates.

The North and South Thompson Rivers provide important recreational opportunities for Kamloops residents. The rivers provide convenient water access for swimming, fishing, floating, paddling, and boating. The rivers are also well utilized by many boating and paddling clubs.

In 2019, the City reviewed three of its boat launches—McArthur Island, Pioneer Park, and Valleyview—to better understand how the City could support boat access to the rivers. As part of this review, the City engaged with stakeholders and members of the public who access City boat launches to learn more about how they use these facilities.

The results of the engagement were incorporated into a business case that was presented to the Committee of the Whole on February 25, 2020 and were approved to be included as a supplemental budget item in the 2020-2024 Five-year Financial Plan.

  • Business Case Presented to Committee of the Whole

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    The Business Case for Additional Investments in City-Owned Boat Launches was received by the Committee of the Whole on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. The Committee accepted the recommendation to include the business case as a supplemental item in the 2020-2024 Five-year Financial Plan.