Sports & Playing Fields
In the Oliver Community Park include five multi-use fields suitable for slo-pitch, softball, baseball or fastball and soccer. During the summer the fields are busy with weekend tournaments and during the months of July and August the Big League Experience Baseball camp is in full operation. If requiring a field during those prime usage time please ensure one is available. Call 250.498.4985 to reserve or to check for availability.
PARKS RENTAL RATES are available from the Oliver Parks and Recreation Department by phoning 250.498.4985 or email Jenny Anderson.
Pathways at the Community Park are approximately 1 km. Get away from the traffic and enjoy a leisurely stroll or a scenic jog. The community park and facilities are wheelchair accessible. Patrons will be able to travel directly to each of the facilities without having to negotiate a busy parking lot. This is such a beautiful amenity to your Community Park – we hope you will enjoy your surroundings as you stroll at your leisure throughout the pathways.
Lion’s Park (Skate Park)
6607 Station Street
Welcome to Oliver! The north entrance to Oliver showcases this wonderful family park where local residents and their guests and visitors alike can enjoy the many amenities this park offers.
There are public washrooms, a playground for smaller children, a skateboard facility with basketball hoop and a covered pavilion. The pavilion is used for entertainment as well as the annual summer farmer’s market. It provides shelter for family reunions, weddings and many other activities throughout the year. Picnic tables are scattered throughout the park.
Lions Park is pet friendly but please do pick up after your pet! The park borders the well-known Oliver Hiking and Biking Trail on its east boundary – a wonderful place to explore on foot or on wheels! Haven’t visited Lions Park yet? Please do. Bring a picnic lunch and a friend to enjoy one of Oliver’s many green spaces.
Rotary Beach (Tuc-el-Nuit Lake)
6759 Lakeside Drive
Welcome to Rotary Beach on beautiful Tuc-el-Nuit Lake. Rotary Beach is Oliver’s only public swimming area and is nestled in the southwest corner of the lake right next to Lakeside Resort. Among the many activities taking place there are Oliver’s Half Ironman Triathlon and the Junior Triathlon along with the annual Polar Bear Swim. This is a family park but users are cautioned that pets are not allowed in the park at any time. There are picnic tables, public washrooms and a wonderful playground for children. The park is a project of the Oliver Rotary Club and has been the benefactor of many upgrades over the years. The water is warm and the swimming is fantastic. Pack a picnic and enjoy this beautiful park!
Kinsmen Spray Park
255 Park Drive
Water Park open May-September
Welcome to Kinsmen Playground. This family park is, without question, one of the highest use parks in Oliver. A fully equipped playground for young children is just one of the main attractions. It is also home to Oliver’s waterpark which is one of the busiest fun spots in the area.
Kids of all ages can and do play for hours on end under the various water features. Public washrooms are available. It is a very popular location for birthday parties. Kinsmen Playground is located along the west side of the Okanagan River on 350th Avenue and is a short walk from downtown.
Tennis Courts are located adjacent to the Oliver Community Pool. There are three available to the public and there is no charge for the use of the courts. Please call 250.498.4985 for information about lessons. We recommend that you also check the Tennis Page for group contact and current information about club tennis activities during its active playing season.
The lawn bowling facility has been completely upgraded and is located immediately west of the Community Hall. Please contact 250-498-6147 for more information.
The basketball half court is available immediately east of the tennis courts on the tennis practice area. This is a great court for one on one. Courtesy is expected since this is a shared recreational space.
An outdoor basketball court is also available for use in Lions Park.