Road closure for triathlon

Gordon Drive entrance to the H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre will be closed Sunday

Portions of Gordon Drive and the H2O Centre will be closed Sunday for the annual Tri Kids triathlon.

The triathlon will take place Sunday, July 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. During the event, the Gordon Drive entrance to the H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre will be closed. Facility users will still have access to H2O and the Capital News Centre via Lequime Road, according to a City of Kelowna release.

A portion of the parking lot at Mission Recreation Park adjacent to H2O will be closed from 6 a.m. on Saturday until 4 p.m. on Sunday to accommodate the event.

In addition, a portion of the parking lot in front of the Capital News Centre will be closed from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday for the temporary relocation of a bus stop.

Sports fields will remain accessible through the Lexington Road entrance; however, a portion of the Ring Road from the Capital News Centre parking access to the turf field parking access will be closed on Saturday from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. 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, but transit users will board at a temporary bus stop located in the Capital News Centre parking lot to accommodate the event. Volunteers will be on site to redirect transit users and help passengers board the bus via a temporary ramp.

For more information about the TRi KiDS Triathlon, visit the website.