May 18, 2017 5:09 pm
Updated: May 19, 2017 6:34 pm

Park plans this long weekend? Some Kelowna parks closed due to flood concern

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If a trip to the park was part of your May long weekend plans, beware the City of Kelowna has closed multiple waterfront parks due to flooding concerns.

The following parks are closed indefinitely:

  • Sutherland Park
  • City Park
  • Lake Avenue Beach Access (south) to Burne Avenue Beach Access
  • Strathcona Park
  • Francis Avenue
  • Maude Roxby Bird Sanctuary
  • Kinsmen Park
  • Rotary Beach Park

“The flood protection measures are in place along some of Kelowna’s beaches and waterfront parks to help reduce the effect of high water levels,” City of Kelowna Parks Services Manager Blair Stewart said.

“We’ve made the call to close the beach areas until the flood protection measures can be removed.”

The city advises there are more than 200 parks in Kelowna and most are still open this long weekend.

You can find those park locations here.

 

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