While you’re packing your bikini away for another year, the City of Kelowna is planning a dog-gone good summer for 2017.
Kelowna residents have been asking the city to create more dog-friendly beaches around Lake Okanagan. Places where dogs can romp in the sand and swim in the water without breaking any by-laws. The City has complied and would like to designate three new beaches where owners and their pups can while away the hours.
The move has the support of about half Kelowna residents. Council pushed through the idea because its working to create a vibrant downtown area by making the city centre a more attractive place to live. Keeping dog-owning downtown-dwellers happy is part of this plan.
There has just been one beach area in…