Welcome to Ben Lee Park
November 22, 1996 to Ben Lee who spent many years in public service in Kelowna
including over 23 years on City Council. Mr. Lee has worked hard at securing
parkland for the public and is always busy promot ng multiculturalism. He is
often referred to as the unofficial mayor of Rutland because of his caring for
people in the community.
the minds, hearts and visions of many work together so much can be
Lee Park Features
Waterpark, Playground, Lacrosse / Multipurpose Box, Washrooms, Change rooms, Concession, 1Km
Walking / Jogging Trail, Native Plant Garden and Fountain as well as plentiful Open Activity
Area, all spread over about 18 acres.
on in and see what's happening!
the April 2004 opening of the Ben Lee Park fountain attended by Mayor Walter
Gray and others the park is near completion. Work will continue with upgrades,
maintenance and the addition of playground equipment near the Waterpark. Future
expansion of the Ben Lee Skatepark and Waterpark with additional washroom
facilities are yet to be discussed and decided upon.
is with great thanks to all those involved that Ben Lee Park has become a
reality and monument to the man that lends his name. The efforts of the many
sponsors, supporters, volunteers, contractors and city staff on this project are
true testament that community spirit is alive and well. Truly thanks goes to Ben
Lee who has been and continues to be involved with his community and the
continued support of so many projects and events. To understand how a
commemoration of such stature came to bear his name takes only the opportunity
to meet Mr. Ben Lee and his family.
Ben Lee Park Project
BC V1Y 4P9
(250) 860-3938 Fax (250) 862-3957
Located In The Heart of Rutland, Kelowna,