Updated Proof of Vaccination Requirements
In accordance with the Provincial Health Order, proof of full vaccination is now required for ages 12+ to access recreational facilities or to participate in sport and recreation programs, including aquatics. Official restrictions can be found on the Government of British Columbia webpage.
By order of the Provincial Health Officer, proof of vaccination has been required since September 13 to access some events, services, and businesses across the province. An update to this order is in effect as of midnight on December 22, 2021. The public must show their BC Vaccine Card and government-issued identification to access some City of Kamloops facilities and to participate in some recreation programs and cultural events.
City facilities that do not require the public to provide proof of vaccination include City Hall (7 Victoria Street West), Civic Operations Centre (955 Concordia Way), Human Resources/Development and Engineering (105 Seymour Street), Community Services Centre (1303 Mission Flats Road), all fire stations, and the RCMP detachments.
City Facilities That Require Proof of Full Vaccination for Ages 12+:
- Tournament Capital Centre, including Canada Games Aquatic Centre
- Westsyde Pool and Fitness Centre
- Kamloops Museum & Archives
- All City arenas - Brocklehurst Arena, McArthur Island Sport and Event Centre, Sandman Centre, and Valleyview Arena
- All City community centres—Hal Rogers Activity Centre, Heritage House, Valleyview Community Hall, West Highlands Community Centre, and Yacht Club
Everyone aged 12 and over must present their BC Vaccine Card to be scanned at these facilities. Those aged 19+ must also present government-issued photo ID.
Proof of Vaccination is Not Required for:
- Conducting City business such as attending a City meeting, paying a bill, applying for a permit, etc.
- Sport and recreation programs specifically for children and youth aged 21 and under
Masks are mandatory in all City facilities, and residents are asked to not enter any City facility if they are feeling ill.
For more information on providing proof of vaccination or to obtain the BC Vaccine Card, visit www.Gov.BC.ca/VaccineCard.