At the point where two branches of the river Thompson and the Kamloops lake’s eastern region meets, a city is present which is known as Kamloops. It is situated in south-central British Columbia. Kamloops is situated in the Thompson Nicola regional district. The surrounding area of the Kamloops is commonly known as the Thompson Country. Kamloops is also referred to as the tournament Capital of Canada. It is because it hosts more than 100 tournaments at the world-class sports center each year. It was the first city in British Columbia in the year of 2016 that became a Bee city because numerous associations are very proactively working for the protection and creation of bumble bee habitats.
The economy of the city depends on its outstanding education, health care, and sports industries.
Elementary and High Schools in the region
Numerous educational institutions are working here and play their role for the best education facilities. Different public schools that provide free education are administrated by School District 73 Kamloops. The district has 32 schools that provide education at the elementary level and almost ten secondary schools are also present. South Kamloops Secondary School is ranked at number 1 in Kamloops. Other schools that are included in outstanding educational institutions are Kamloops School of Arts, Sa-Hali Secondary, Westside, and Norkam School.
Different private schools are operating from KG to grade 12 including Kamloops Christian school, St. Ann’s Academy and Our lady of Perpetual Help School.
Hospitals in Kamloops
The health care facility is provided in the region by the largest employer of the Kamloops, the Royal Inland Hospital. In the southern interior, Royal Inland Hospital is one of the two tertiary referral hospitals in the city of Kamloops. It has 239 acute bed facilities and an expansion of 20 beds more. North Shore Primary Care Center is also a medical center found in Kamloops that has 24-7 service and aids with quick medical facilities. Another center in Kamloops that has a more comprehensive approach towards medical facilities is Kamloops Primary Care Clinic.
Community Centers and Parks in Kamloops
Kamloops is always ready to enchant and fascinate its residents with numerous community centers and recreational places where peoples can come and enjoy themselves. Kamloops hosts different sports events and has a very wide range of venues. World-class facilities are provided by Canada’s Tournament Capital. A very famous community center in aged peoples is the North Shore Community Center that helps the peoples to get rid of their loneliness and isolation. North Shore Community Center is a hub of many activities such as exercise classes, games, dinners, concerts, and sports activities. Another community center is Westsyde community center.
Kamloops has always strived for providing the best leisure, recreation, and entertainment activities. A famous park that is the best place to see the captivating nature is Riverside Park in the center of the city. Some others include Peterson Screek Park, McArthur Island Park, and Kamloops River Trial.
All these factors show that Kamloops is a worth living place in terms of all facilities of life such as health, education, and recreation.