Established in 1996, the Village of Kettle Valley is an award-winning, master planned community unlike any other. Founded on the principles of neo traditional communities, Kettle Valley features walkable streetscapes, plentiful parks, extensive nature trails, panoramic Okanagan Valley views, and the amenities your family needs. For nearly two decades, people have been flocking to Kettle Valley, eager to be a part of Canada’s Best Community and the incredible, welcoming lifestyle that comes with it.
Located in the heart of Kettle Valley, the Village Centre is home to more than a dozen businesses in an idyllic setting. Some of the great services that are available right here in Kettle Valley include:
Chute Lake Elementary School opened in 2009 to help serve the growing population of families in Kettle Valley and Kelowna’s Upper Mission. The school is a wonderful facility that instructs students from K - 7 and consistently achieves above average academic levels.
OKM is an exemplary school for students grade 7 - 12. The school offers a wide array of course options, clubs, sports, and extracurricular activities and has the highest school ranking of all public secondary schools in Kelowna.
Located less than 10 Km away from Kettle Valley, Okanagan College is a great post secondary institution that offers more than 120 degrees, diplomas, certificates, and programs in Arts, Sciences, Business, Engineering Technologies, Continuing Studies, and Apprenticeship & Pre-apprenticeship Trades programs. Established more than 50 years ago, Okanagan College is a popular choice among both parents and students, delivering programs to more than 7,500 full-time students and some 22,000 students in total each year across regional campuses in Kelowna, Penticton, Salmon Arm and Vernon.
Construction is currently underway on a 10,000 sq. metre, targeted-LEED Platinum Trades Training Complex at the Kelowna Campus. Kettle Valley is a proud supporter of the complex, which is scheduled to open in Spring 2016 and will accommodate more than 2,600 students per year.
The University of British Columbia is one of the top public universities in Canada and North America and the Okanagan campus is located on more than 2 acres near the Kelowna International Airport. UBCO offers degrees in a variety of subjects, including nursing, education, science, management, engineering and arts. The campus is growing in popularity and significant investments continue to be made. UBC Okanagan is a great choice for students in Kettle Valley as the campus is located less than 30 minutes away.
Kettle Valley is adjacent to the Johns Family Nature Conservancy Regional Park, an incredible space with more than 402 hectares perched high above Kelowna in the southern hills. This spectacular park is home to many kilometres of trails that are perfect for a summer hike and taking in spectacular views of Kelowna, West Kelowna, Okanagan Lake, and the valley below.
The nearby woods are also home to some interesting and beautiful wildlife, including columbian ground squirrels, mushrooms, indian paintbrush, wild tiger lillies, grouse, deer, and bobcats.
The people are the single greatest part of life in Kettle Valley. The sense of community is strong and neighbours regularly come together for everything from Parks Alive! concerts to soccer games. In fact, over the years, a community newsletter has been put together by residents and the highly popular, resident-organized Kettle Valley Garage Sale has been an annual tradition for more than 19 years.
Come discover a sense of place, belonging, and community you didn’t think possible - one that heartens you to enrich your home, enhance your lifestyle, and truly better your life.
We invite you to come home to Kettle Valley.