Community of Summerland

Featured Stories

  1. Tennis BC brings tennis to inner-city schools

    More than 9,600 children participated in tennis through the Tennis BC Schools Program

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  2. A game plan for success

    Summerland's Matt Crosby is a high-performance athlete who receives support from Game Plan BC to help him reach his Olympic dreams.

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Related Highlights

  1. More than 1500 young hockey players participated in the Spirit of 2010 Hockey Tournament.

  2. The Summerland Spirit of BC Committee hosted events in its inaugural year to celebratethe annual Spirit of BC Week.

  3. Four schools registered with Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating in students.

  4. The South Okanagan Similkameen literacy task group received $150,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve literacy in the area.

  5. OVer 55 tourism businesses in Summerland received accessibility ratings from the Accessible Tourism program.

  6. More than 360 children, aged 6-16, in nine communities tried ringette at events hosted by BC Ringette's Come Try Ringette program in 2007-2010, thanks to $20,000 from the BC Sport Participation Program.

  7. Summerland received $5,000 from Spirit of BC.

  8. More than 3,700 students in 15 schools in the Okanagan Skaha School District participated in Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating.