The water is warm and the swimming areas are well marked off to keep the boaters away. there are rafts to swim out to, and even a few slides to enjoy along the waterfront.
A great way to cool down on a hot day. It is mostly for the little kids but a few big kids sneak in to cool off every once in awhile.
The park is located near the boat launch and the public washrooms.
There are plenty of things to climb on and play in. This will keep small kids amused for hours. There are benches you can sit on or grass that you can spread out on while you watch your kids enjoy themselves.
Why not toss the ball around or play a game of scrub with your friends. There is a league that plays on the diamond but it is rarely busy on the weekends or during the day.
There are several throughout the park, with throw lines marked. While there are no balls for rent anywhere, the Walmart is not very far up the road you can probably find something you can use to play with.
A fun little addition to the park, the Rotary donated stationary fitness equipment which is set up with cards telling you what the equipment is for, and how to use it.
Usually these courts are a little busier in the early morning or in the evening when things cool off a bit, but there is usually a couple of free courts available whenever you feel the pull.
Skaha Park has an impressive setup of beach volleyball courts. They do have leagues that use the courts regularly, but they are often vacant just waiting to be used. Many of the courts are in the shade for at least part of the day which can be a plus on a hot day.
One of the newest features in the park, there are plenty of activities for kids to do. The park is right near the main beach so it is easy to keep an eye on the kids whichever activity they want to do.
The Marina has a small restaurant attached to it. There are also two other main concessions in the park, one at either end. On busier days there is usually an additional vendor or two selling slushies and cold drinks.
Basically, you can grab a burger and fries and some ice cream at the beach anytime, or if you plan ahead there are plenty of deli’s on the way to the beach that will make you up some salads or sandwiches for a picnic.
Where is Skaha lake Park?
The Park itself is located on the East side of the beach front. You will find more of the camping on the West side of the beach.
If you are going to spend a day at the beach, there is a boardwalk you can walk along until you find that perfect spot to put your blanket down. You might want to remember an umbrella or a shade tent, as trees on the beach itself get quite popular.