Penticton is located in the south central region of British Columbia, in an area known collectively as the Okanagan Valley. With over 2100 hours of sunshine, and only 15 inches or rain annually, the area has a comfortable climate year round.
Flights to Penticton, BC Canada from Your Location (Powered by Google)
The City is surrounded by two fresh water lakes and gentle rolling mountains. A wide variety of outdoor recreational activities is augmented by amentities such as a newly renovated Community Centre containing two indoor pools, 4 sheets of ice, tennis courts, a curling rink, and a state of the art South Okanagan Events Centre housing the Penticton Vees hockey team.
A complete range of retail services and public education facilities, and a full spectrum of medical services including a 129-bed acute care hospital round out the advantages that Penticton has to offer as a place to live and a place to do business.
Moving to Penticton:
Join us and experience how Penticton people take advantage of the amazing climate; the social connections; the surrounding four season outdoor playground; and the many activities and amenities to build their unique, meaningful and satisfying daily lives.
The South Okanagan Immigrant and Community Services (SOICS) is a registered non-profit organisation that offers a range of services and programs to all immigrants and refugees in order to assist in their settlement and integration in Penticton.
Move to Penticton Checklist:
Congratulations on your decision to move to Penticton. Welcome home!
Moving can be stressful; this checklist will help things go as smoothly and quickly as possible.
We would like to extend our warmest welcome to Penticton, our beautifully authentic city nestled between Lake Okanagan and Skaha Lake in British Columbia. The name Penticton means ‘a place to stay forever’ and once you visit you will know why.
Tourists come from all over North America to float the iconic ‘Channel’ which drifts lazily along between our two beautiful lakes. Voted one of the Top 10 Travel Destinations for 2012, visitors enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and small-town feel that Penticton offers.
With over 60 wineries within a 20 minutes’ drive, local farmers markets, over 5 kilometers of golden sandy beaches and many wonderful festivals and events throughout the year, we have something for everyone.