As Canada's Tournament Capital we actively seek out opportunities to bring the rest of the world to our little part of the world - we believe Kamloops is the best place to live, work, and play. Kamloops is ideally located in the heart of British Columbia's Southern Interior and the city is in between three major intersecting highways. Easily accessible from road, air and rail; visiting Kamloops will be a walk in park. Our newly renovated airport provides comfortable everyday flights from major cities such as Vancouver, Calgary and Kelowna.
Eat, Play and Live! Come dine with us; with over 200 restaurants in Kamloops you will be able to find the perfect meal to meet every need. As the Tournament Capital of Canada there are numerous parks and recreation centers to visit. Come out and support the local Blazers at the Interior Savings Centre, then enjoy a live play at the Sagebrush Theatre. Every interest, every whim will be met when you live in Kamloops.
Thompson Rivers University provides the city with the key to education a full provincial university with a unique mandate. Providing a combination of degree programs, diplomas, certificates and open learning centre in several areas. TRU has been recognized for their trades program; learning has never been so easy. With a newly opened Law Department, we can offer full programs without having to transfer.
Kamloops hosts hundreds of Provincial, Western Canada, National and International events in the past 15 years. Sun Peaks is only a 45 min drive from town where you will find a beautiful world-class resort. Come summer time one can watch the soccer, baseball, volleyball and football right within the city!
The City of Kamloops recognizes that we need to move into the future with a plan to make this city the best it can be. Our city officials focus on society, economy and environment, focusing on each goal to obtain long-term success. Our community has developed a Social Plan and a Economic Development Strategy.