Coyote Cruises

The Penticton Indian Band K'uL Group is requesting a 20-year lease in Riverside Park to support their investment in improvements to the inner tube rental and transportation business. The proposed lease incorporates the existing license area and lands on either side totaling .16 hectares within Riverside Park. The City is following the public process outlined in the Park Land Protection and Use Policy to review Coyote Cruises’ request to lease the land. in Riverside Park. To date, it has been brought forward to an open Council meeting and has been shared with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee (PRAC). The request is now being put forward for discussion with the community. Once the results of the community engagement activities are compiled, proposal and feedback will need to be reviewed by the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee and Council before the City would seek electoral approval for the request.

Proposal features

Some of the key features of the Coyote Cruises vision includes:

  • renovation of existing building including new electrical and plumbing
  • increased security around building and area
  • increased safety from start to finish including the steps to enter and exit the channel
  • improve landscaping and maintenance for site attractiveness and security
  • addition of public shade areas and structure
  • addition of food and beverage facilities, gift shop
  • upgrade of rental inflatables
  • offsite parking with shuttle service to starting point
  • integration of the culture of the Penticton Indian Band in the facility design and channel experience
  • the K'uL Group has partnered with Diana Sterling (LocoLanding) and Derek George (Boston Pizza) to deliver the new vision

The site will not be fenced and public access to the channel will remain unrestricted.

The Penticton Indian Band K'uL Group is requesting a 20-year lease in Riverside Park to support their investment in improvements to the inner tube rental and transportation business. The proposed lease incorporates the existing license area and lands on either side totaling .16 hectares within Riverside Park. The City is following the public process outlined in the Park Land Protection and Use Policy to review Coyote Cruises’ request to lease the land. in Riverside Park. To date, it has been brought forward to an open Council meeting and has been shared with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee (PRAC). The request is now being put forward for discussion with the community. Once the results of the community engagement activities are compiled, proposal and feedback will need to be reviewed by the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee and Council before the City would seek electoral approval for the request.

Proposal features

Some of the key features of the Coyote Cruises vision includes:

  • renovation of existing building including new electrical and plumbing
  • increased security around building and area
  • increased safety from start to finish including the steps to enter and exit the channel
  • improve landscaping and maintenance for site attractiveness and security
  • addition of public shade areas and structure
  • addition of food and beverage facilities, gift shop
  • upgrade of rental inflatables
  • offsite parking with shuttle service to starting point
  • integration of the culture of the Penticton Indian Band in the facility design and channel experience
  • the K'uL Group has partnered with Diana Sterling (LocoLanding) and Derek George (Boston Pizza) to deliver the new vision

The site will not be fenced and public access to the channel will remain unrestricted.

  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    Coyote Cruises Proposal and Lease Request Feedback Form

    Coyote Cruises has developed a vision for the future of their inner tube rental and transportation company. They are requesting to lease a portion of Riverside Park where the operation is currently located for the next 20 years to support their investment. The City has initiated the public process for considering requests to lease park land in accordance with the Park Land Protection and Use Policy and wants to understand the level of support in the community for the proposal. Residents are asked to review the background materials and share your feedback before May 31. 

    Please note that electoral approval

    Coyote Cruises has developed a vision for the future of their inner tube rental and transportation company. They are requesting to lease a portion of Riverside Park where the operation is currently located for the next 20 years to support their investment. The City has initiated the public process for considering requests to lease park land in accordance with the Park Land Protection and Use Policy and wants to understand the level of support in the community for the proposal. Residents are asked to review the background materials and share your feedback before May 31. 

    Please note that electoral approval is required to approve a lease in a park. The intent of this survey is to understand if there is support for moving this request ahead in the Park Land Protection and Use Policy process.


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