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Rutland Road paving starts Saturday from McCurdy to Cornish roads.

Rutland Road paving starts Saturday

On Saturday, July 11 through to Sunday, July 12, traffic on Rutland Road will be impacted as crews complete paving from McCurdy Road to Cornish Road, weather permitting.

Paving will be completed on the southbound lanes Saturday and the northbound lanes Sunday. Northbound lanes will be detoured at McCurdy Road.

The City of Kelowna appreciates the patience of residents, businesses and motorists during the construction season.


Across the Lake Swim temporary parking lot closure

City Park parking lot will be closed from 4:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, July 18 to accommodate the Across the Lake Swim.

Parking stalls adjacent to the sports field will be open for public use after 7:30 a.m.

TRi KiDS Triathlon transit changes and parking restrictions

On Sunday, July 19, the annual Tri KiDS Triathlon will take place at Mission Recreation Park. To accommodate the event, the entrance to H2O located off Gordon Drive will be closed Sunday from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Facility users will have access to the H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre and the Capital News Centre from Lequime Road.

A portion of the Mission Recreation Park parking lot adjacent to H2O will be closed on Saturday, July 18 at 8 a.m. until Sunday, July 19 at 4 p.m. to accommodate the transition area. On Sunday from 6 a.m. until 4 p.m., a portion of the parking lot in front of the Capital News Centre will be closed for transit re-routing.

Sports fields can be accessed through the Lexington Road entrance; however, a portion of the Ring Road will be closed on Sunday from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. to accommodate race participants. Access to the sport fields will not be available via Lequime Road during this time.

There will be no impact on transit routes or schedules; however, transit users will board at a temporary bus stop located in the Capital News Centre parking lot. Volunteers will be on site to redirect transit users and aid passengers onto the bus via the temporary ramp.

For more information about the Tri Kids Triathlon, visit