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As an experienced host city with extensive accommodation options, modern sports facilities and exceptional outdoor experiences we are a choice destination for sport events.

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We've Hosted

Vernon has welcomed events like the Canadian Trail Running Championships, Hockey Canada Esso Cup, Cross-Country Ski Nationals, Canadian Senior Curling Championships, BC Pickleball Championships,  BC Winter Games, Sparkling Hill Masters World Cup, and the TELUS Skins Golf Tournament.

Support We Offer

We provide more than a name, as experienced hosts, we'll take you through the process with:

  • Venue descriptions, inventories, and allocation
  • Hosting expertise
  • Community engagement (volunteers, transportation, accommodation, suppliers)
  • Event extras (social activity suggestions)
  • Bid support
  • Event promotion

The Sport & Culture Society of the North Okanagan has a volunteer database to help, click to check it out.

Types of Events Vernon can Host

  • Trail Running
  • Downhill Ski
  • Cross Country Ski
  • Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Quidditch / Quadball
  • Figure Skating
  • Golf
  • Ringette
  • Floor Hockey
  • Swimming
  • Badminton
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Pickleball
  • Baseball
  • Tennis
  • Lawn Bowling
  • Football
  • BMX Events
  • Trail Riding
  • Ringette
  • Mountain Biking
  • Curling
  • Soccer
  • Indoor Volleyball
  • Dragon Boat Racing
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Active Living Centre on the Horizon

In order to meet the needs of our growing community, Vernon is building a new accessible, inclusive, community-oriented Active Living Centre for our residents and visitors. The new facility is expected to open in 2026.

Learn more

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Recreation Facilities, Arenas & Rinks

Vernon is home to an abundance of recreation facilities, conference centres, parks, beaches, ice rinks, courts, and sports arenas to host your next event.

Learn more about space rentals
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Get in Touch

We'd love to hear from you. Please email us your RFP for your upcoming sports event. We'll get back to you as soon as possible.