Kimberley Recreation

Recreation and lifestyle are the main reasons people visit and move to Kimberley. One of the unique qualities of Kimberley is its proximity to all of the recreational opportunities. The St Mary River featuring fishing, rafting, canoeing and kayaking is only 15 minutes away. The Kimberley Alpine Ski Resort is only 5 minutes from the Downtown. Kimberley maintains one of the country's best nordic trail systems adjacent to the ski resort. Extensive nature trails for walkers, hikers and bikers surround the community.

Within a 10 minute drive from each other, Kimberley's three award-winning golf courses provide an unbeatable golfing destination. For those more adventurous the St Mary Valley offers pristine backcountry experiences whether for backpacking, day-hiking, ski touring, snowmobiling, ATV touring, fishing, boating, camping or sightseeing.

Kimberley is well endowed with mountain trails and nearby parks. Perhaps the best attributes of our trails is the vast nature of them without the crowds you would associate in a larger community. If you love mountain trails, you will love Kimberley.


Golf

Kimberley is a world-class golf destination with three award winning professional courses within town plus you're only a 30-60 minute drive to over five other high end courses. See our member's directory for listings.

The Kimberley area also offers many other extensive opportunities for recreation, including spectacular fishing, ATV tours, hiking, horseback riding and whitewater rafting.

Golf

Kimberley Alpine Resort

Kimberley Alpine Resort is an excellent historic and authentic ski resort that is perfect for families, and offers everything you are looking for in a ski getaway.

Located in the beautiful Purcell Range of the Canadian Rockies, Kimberley Alpine Resort provides beautiful views in a laid-back and friendly atmosphere. With 70 runs to choose from that range from beginner through expert, there is lots to explore at Kimberley!

Kimberley Alpine Resort

Kimberley Aquatic Centre

The Centre boasts some great water facilities including a 25metre 5-lane lap pool, leisure pool, and a one metre diving board. Water features include the lazy river, T-cup spray and vortex. There is also a hot tub, steam room and pool side viewing terrace. Catering for all the families, there is an integral tots pool, ramped access and family changing rooms.

Website: http://kimberley.ca/community/things-do/recreation-and-parks/aquatic-centre

Kimberley Aquatic Centre

Kimberley Riverside Putting Course

Located at the Kimberley Riverside Campground. The 18 hole putting golf course is NOW OPEN for your enjoyment. Just over 23,000 sq ft in size, this course is like playing on a real golf course just a miniature version. As you make your way through the course, enjoy water ponds, streams and water falls, rock terraced fairways and greens, real sand traps, beautiful landscaping and more. This course is also wheel chair accessible on all 18 holes. Opened August 3, 2012.

Website: http://www.kimberleycampground.com/putting-course

Kimberley Riverside Putting Course

Mountain Biking

Kimberley is also an excellent mountain biking location featuring a variety of trail systems for all abilities all within town or a short drive away. Visit the Chamber's Visitor Centre for trail maps.

The Kimberley Nature Park has over 100kms of mountain biking trails from intermediate to advanced. The trails also access Kimberley Alpine Resort. The Lois Creek Trails are a smaller trail system with less signage, but definately have fun XC trails to ride. The Bootleg Mountain Trails, for intermediate to advanced with some fun stunt rides, are up the St Mary Lake Road. Visit Kootenay Cycleworks in the Platzl for the best details on these trails.

Mountain Biking

Trail Systems

Kimberley Nature Park

Featuring over 100km of trails for walking, hiking and mountain biking.
Access points at Higgins Street, Swan Avenue, Dewolfe Ave and the Kimberley Nordic Trails

Lions/Rotary Trail

From Downtown to Marysville
Access Points at Beale Avenue, Marsden Street, Black Bear Corner and 301st Street in Marysville

Lois Creek Trails
Over 20km of trails for walking and mountain biking
Access points at Morrision Subdivision, behind Lindsey Park School and off 8th Av

Trail Systems

Whitewater Rafting - Kootenay Rafting Co

Go with the Pros. Established in 1998, they use only certified rafting guides meeting all provincial and national safety standards to ensure the well being of your friends and family. Surveys of their recent guests identified high safety standards were the #1 criteria when choosing their river rafting trip. Can accommodate groups up to 60 people in one trip. They also organize horseback riding (12 pax max), ATV tours (8 pax max) and Heli Hike tours (20 pax max) for groups.

Website: http://www.kootenayrafting.ca

Whitewater Rafting - Kootenay Rafting Co

Latest News

    Contact Info for Finance Minister Bill Morneau

    Contact Info for Finance Minister Bill Morneau

    Published on 11-Sep-2017 by Mike Guarnery Contact Info for Finance Minister Bill Morneau

    To contact Finance Minister Bill Morneau, you can e-mail him at: Bill.Morneau@parl.gov.ca
    You may use this template to write to Mr. Morneau regarding changes in the tax structure for incorporated businesses.

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    Business Excellence Awards - Nominations Open

    Business Excellence Awards - Nominations Open

    Published on 05-Sep-2017 by The Chamber Business Excellence Awards - Nominations Open

    Nominations for the 2017 Kimberley Chamber Business Excellence Awards are now open. To vote online visit click here

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    2017-18 Board of Directors

    2017-18 Board of Directors

    Published on 23-May-2017 by Mike Guarnery 2017-18 Board of Directors

    On May 16th, the election of the Kimberley & District Chamber of Commerce 2017-18 Board of Directors occurred at Annual General Meeting at Centre 64.  Congratulations to new board members Chantel Delaney (Sprout Grocery) and Jill Bentley-Lobban, (Kimberley Centex); as well as continuing board members Chantel Hack (Burrito Grill), Thomas Datt (Enchanted Forest B&B), Brian Conn (Kootenay Shade Works), Sabrina Park (Creekside Physiotherapy), Rachelle Langlois (Sun Life Financial Services, Inc.), Kenton Lane (Hryciuk Gallinger), Darren Shaben (Jim Pattison Broadcast Group), and non-voting member Karen Rempel (Rocky Mountain Event Planners).

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Upcoming Events

  • Business Succession Plannimg
    26-Sep-2017

    The Basin Business Advisors are hosting a business succession planning workshop at the Chateau Kimberley on September 26..

  • Business Succession Plannimg

    Event Date: 26-Sep-2017

    Posted by Mike Guarnery | on 12-Sep-2017

    The Basin Business Advisors are hosting a business succession planning workshop at the Chateau Kimberley on September 26th. Register and learn about strategies to move on to the next phase of your business. https://successionsept26.eventbrite.ca

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  • The East Kootenay End of Season Blowout Sale
    23-Sep-2017

    If you have a business and would like to sell your clearance stock at the Kimberley Conference Centre's upcoming End..

  • The East Kootenay End of Season Blowout Sale

    Event Date: 23-Sep-2017

    Posted by The Chamber | on 05-Sep-2017

    If you have a business and would like to sell your clearance stock at the Kimberley Conference Centre's upcoming End of Season Blowout Sale please complete the registration form by clicking the Book Now button below to request your spot. If you are a shopper our for a bargain be sure not to miss this event!

    Event Information

    • September 23rd, 12-5pm & September 24th, 12-4pm
    • Set-up times available from September 18th
    • Indoor space $1 per sq ft, 100 sq ft minimum (power included)
    • Outdoor Space Available - (Call for pricing and availability)
    • Don’t miss out, book your spot now for the largest End of Season Stock Blowout in The East Kootenay’s!

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  • Mutt Strut
    21-Sep-2017

    The Chamber will be hosting a social at Coronation Park for a Kimberley Mutt Strut. Please bring your friendly puppy an..

  • Mutt Strut

    Event Date: 21-Sep-2017

    Posted by Mike Guarnery | on 28-Jul-2017

    The Chamber will be hosting a social at Coronation Park for a Kimberley Mutt Strut.  Please bring your friendly puppy and family for a social gathering and meet new people in our community.  RSVP at: info@kimberleychamber.com.

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