Summer is just right around the corner and a benefit to retirement living in Orchard Gardens is that you can enjoy the new season without worrying about cleaning or maintaining your living space. As there are housekeeping services and maintenance and repairs handled by the experienced staff here at Orchard Gardens, you can focus on relaxing and having fun while participating in some recreation activities in beautiful Kelowna or enjoying some freshly prepared homestyle meals made by the talented culinary team. Feel free to bring the new friends you made at Orchard Gardens along with you as you explore some new local activities. 

Here are 5 senior retirement living activities in Kelowna:

1. Downtown Kelowna Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market

If you or your senior loved one are in the Downtown Kelowna area, you can stop by the Farmers’ and Crafters’ market every Sunday from 9am to 2pm in the months of June, July, and August on St. Paul Street. You can pick up some home baking, knitting, or fresh fruit, or grab a fresh-brewed coffee with your friend from Orchard Gardens.

2. Family outing in Kelowna City Park

Kelowna’s City Park is conveniently located on 32 acres on the waterfront for stunning views of the lake. This park is perfect for families as there is a wide range of activities everyone in your family can enjoy. With sandy beaches, a playground, a water park, and lots of green space perfect for a picnic with your retirement living friends. 

3. Seniors hike in Knox Mountain Park

If you still want to live an active retirement living lifestyle, this hike 300 meters above Okanagan Lake will display beautiful views. There are 15 trails available for walking, biking, and hiking through the big Douglas Fir trees. The view from the top of the mountain will be well worth the hike up there. 

4. Senior walk through Kasugai Gardens

With the busy and social lifestyle you may have at Orchard Gardens, this little escape to the Kasugai Gardens might be just the relaxation you need. Stroll through this calm and quiet oasis in the heart of Kelowna. Check out the Koi pond, beautiful flowers, ornate trees and decorative lanterns as you stroll through this free attraction. 

5. Beaumont Family Estate Winery

If you are looking for a winery to kick off your retirement living, the Beaumont Family Estate Winery in West Kelowna is exactly what you need to visit. This boutique winery features 360 degree views of mountaintops and a lake so you get a beautiful view while you try one of the many wines they have to offer. 

If you are ready to enjoy retirement living in Kelowna, check out Orchard Gardens! A renowned senior retirement community offering 18 studio and 105 one bedroom private-pay independent living suites. Call 250-979-0600 or email to book a tour.