About Penticton

Quality Lifestyle and Convenient Location

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.

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 our acute care hospital with the newly constructred 6 storey patient care tower, round out the advantages that Penticton has to offer as a place to live and a place to do business.

Have a look at our 2018/19 issue of Start Here Okanagan Magazine [PDF - 13.9 MB] to meet some of the people and businesses that make our city unique.

Strong, Stable Economy

The traditional natural resource-based economy has widened to include tourism, high tech, and service industries. Solid growth in manufacturing continues to enhance the economic environment to create a diverse economic base. A significant retired population helps keep the economy stable. Visit our local data portal to learn more about the makeup of our community: www.PentictonBizToolkit.com

Penticton – Wikipedia

View the Penticton wikipedia article for more information and facts regarding Penticton.