April 19, 2011

Thompson Drive Boat Launch Reopens

Kamloops, B.C. - The boat launch located in Valleyview on Thompson Drive has been reopened to the public. The launch was closed during the winter months for extensive river bank rehabilitation and erosion control. Other improvements include the provision for additional truck and trailer parking and new landscape foliage. The total value of the improvements is $150,000.

"The Valleyview Boat Launch is one of the busiest in the City", says Nick DeCicco, parks, project and planning supervisor. "These changes will protect this asset for many more years and improve the overall experience for boaters."

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans' cooperation on this project was integral in its completion.

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Media Contact:
Nick De Cicco, Parks, Project and Planning Supervisor
City of Kamloops
250-828-3518
ndecicco@kamloops.ca