Kamloops is the Tournament Capital of Canada. The Hotel 540 is next door to the Kamloops Curling Club and the Memorial Arena, five blocks from Interior Savings Centre (home of the Kamloops Blazers). The most popular sports in Kamloops are hockey, soccer, lacrosse, baseball, rugby and swimming. The Tournament Capital Centre is a state of the art training facility.
Kamloops BC Senior Games August 20-24, 2013
Kamloops, British Columbia hosts the 2013 BC Senior Games! One of the largest games organized within BC is coming to Kamloops! The BC Senior Games is an annual, multi-sport event with approximately 3,500 participcants aged 55+ from all over the province.
Kamloops Blazers Hockey Club
The Kamloops Blazers Hockey Club has a rich and succesful history dating back 25 years in Kamloops.... and 60 years in all! The franchise is universally recognized and respected for helping young men develop as hockey players in order for them to move on and play at the highest levels. The winning spirit of the club is showcased by the five WHL Championship banners and three Memorial Cup banners that hang from the roof of Interior Savings Centre, the Blazers' home rink.
Kamloops Storm Hockey Team
The Kamloops Storm are a Canadian Junior B ice hockey team and are members of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League. The home arena is the beautiful Mc Arthur Island Sports Plex. The Storm previously played in Osoyoos, until 2006, and in 2004/05 won the Keystone Cup. In the 2006/07 season, the Kamloops Storm went on to capture the regular season Division banner and the playoff Division banner.
TRU WolfPack in Kamloops, British Columbia
The TRU WolfPack are the athletic teams that represent Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia. Formerly known as the UCC Sun Demons, the change in name also brought about the changes with the basketball and volleyball teams making the move to the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS). TRU WolfPack Sports include: Women's & Men's Soccer, Women's & Men's Volleyball, Women's & Men's Basketball, Hockey, Baseball, Badminton, Golf and Cheerleading.
Kamloops Broncos Football
The Kamloops Broncos are run by the Kamloops Junior Football Association and play in one of the best stadiums in Canada - Hillside Stadium at the Tournament Capital Centre. The atmosphere at Broncos games is electric with over 800 fans in average attendance. With the metal stands at Hillside Stadium, fans will experience the "Bronco Stomp".
MotoPlex Speedway & Event Park, located east of Kamloops
MotoPlex Speedway is a paved tri-oval auto racing facility located in Spallumcheen, just east of Kamloops, BC. MotoPlex Speedway is 107 kms from Kamloops . Drive east from Kamloops on the Trans Canada Highway for approximately 15 minutes and take exit 399 to Vernon via Hwy 97. You will pass through Westwold and Falkland and after approx 35 mins you will see MotoPlex Speedway on the right hand side of the highway (clearly marked).
Whispering Pines Raceway
The Greater Kamloops Motorcycle Association (GKMA) has partnered with the Whispering Pines Indian Bank to provide a motocross track for racing events and practice. This track is a sand-based supercross style track was home to Round 2 of the 2002 Canadian Motocross Series and the 2009 CMRC. In 2010, Whispering Pines hosted the CMRC Pro Nationals.
Kamloops Bike Ranch
Kamloops Bike Ranch includes 26 Hectares silt bluffs, sage brush, open grasslands, elevation change: 132m and 1.1km length. The four sections to the Kamloops Bike Ranch include a BMX Olympic Training Course and Race Track, a Downhill Bike DH Racing and Recreational Riding, a Cross-country Bike Racing and Recreational Riding and a Jump Park.
Disc Golf in Kamloops, British Columbia
Disc golf, a variatiDion of traditional ball golf, is one of the fastest growing sports in terms of popularity in Kamloops and is a sport many age groups can play. A dedicated group of volunteers and enthusiasts make up the Kamloops Disc Golf Club which is responsible for maintaining and setting up the courses throughout Kamloops as well as organizing tournaments.