News from Kamloops

November 9, 2012

Tournament Capital Centre Celebrates 2012's 1 Millionth Visitor

Kamloops, B.C. - The Tournament Capital Centre has officially welcomed its one millionth visitor in 2012. Paris Campbell, a student of Thompson Rivers University, was the unsuspecting Kamloops resident that swiped their card and counted as the 1 millionth visit to the Tournament Capital Centre in 2012.

Paris was the lucky recipient of an annual Full Facility pass to the TCC valued at $330, as well as an annual Family Pass to the BC Wildlife Park.

Staff anticipate approximately 1.2 million patrons by the end of 2012, showing that residents and competitors alike are taking advantage of this world-class facility. The $22 million multi-sport facility first opened its doors in 2007 as part of the Tournament Capital Program initiated by the City of Kamloops. Since then, the 135,000 square foot facility's visitation has grown across all areas, including fitness operations, indoor pool and track, gymnastics, and concessions.

Paris Campbell, 2012's 1 Millionth Visitor to TCC Paris Campbell, 2012's 1 Millionth Visitor to TCC

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Media Contact:
Jeff Putnam, Parks, Recreation Facilities & Business Operations Manager
City of Kamloops
250-828-3700
jputnam@kamloops.ca