City Parks

The City of Salmon Arm Parks Department works to improve recreational and cultural amenities. Salmon Arm Recreation provides:

  • Opportunites for recreation in multiple venues throughout the City
  • Maintain City owned facilites and properties
  • Park and Venue rentals
Marine Peace Park
Maguire Lake Park
Canoe Beach
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Booking Information

For booking information call: 
Donna Flatman - Salmon Arm Recreation (250) 832-4044 or email: 

750 Marine Park Drive NE


  • 35 ft x 35 ft Gazebo and picnic tables
  • Concession sales close by
  • power available in gazebo
  • Washroom facilities
  • Popular location for weddings
  • Quick access to Wharf
  • Shuswap Arts Councils hosts "Wednesdays on the Wharf" - every Wednesday from June to the end of August
  • The Raven Trail connects Marine Park to the Raven Subdivision along the scenic Salmon Arm Bay waterfront. This 4km trail is a popular venue for walking, running, cycling, nature walks, bird watching and hosting fun runs.

McGuire Lake Park is a gem located in the centre of town with a beautiful fountain and plentiful gardens. The park is a popular place to walk and have picnic lunches.  There is a paved walk way around the perimeter of the park that is wheel chair accessible. There are three parts of the park that are available for bookings.  The Japanese Friendship GatePicnic Table area and Willow Trees. The park is abundant with small wildlife both on the water and along its shores.

Japanese Friendship Gate

The Friendship Gate is located in the centre of McGuire Lake Park. It is a popular place for photos. The Friendship Gate was a gift from Inashiki, Japan; Salmon Arm's sister city. 

Picnic Table Area

On 6th St. NE and Trans Canada Hwy NE On McGuire Lake - next to Downtown area. This area has beautiful grassy areas and picnic tables to enjoy picnic lunches and quiet moments enjoying the area. 

Willow Trees

  On 10th St. NE - next to Shuswap Lake General Hospital.  This area is very popular for weddings and photos.  There is no power available at this site.

7720 36th Street NE

A large public sandy beach located on the shores of Shuswap Lake. Ideal for corporate picnics and large group gatherings.

  • Canoe Beach has a beautiful sandy beach
  • Big shady trees
  • Roped off swimming area
  • Beach volleyball court
  • Grassed area for picnics
  • Boat launch near by
  • New Washroom
  • New change facilities
  • Group Shelter 

Note:  This park is not available for private bookings.  Use of the shelter for group functions is on first come first serve basis. Use of the park is on a public basis and no private areas can be expected.