Author: LauraH

The Co-operators Platinum Sponsorship

We are very pleased to announce that Ryan Griffith and The Co-operators have renewed their platinum sponsorship to the Penticton and Area Cycling Association! Their reason for choosing to support PACA-  “We really appreciate all the work PACA does in Penticton on our great cycling trails.”  We love that our hard work is recognized and valued by our local businesses… Read more →

Notice for Green Mtn Rd temporary closure Oct.17

Please be advised that Green Mountain Road will be closed between 9:00am and 2:00pm on Tuesday, October 17th. The closure is located approximately 9 km. west of the intersection of the Channel Parkway and Green Mountain Road. Traffic headed in both directions will be affected. This closure is necessary to remove the temporary detour bridge that was installed prior to… Read more →

Mountain Bike Tourism Symposium synopsis

I was pretty excited to attend the Mountain Bike Tourism Symposium in Revelstoke on September 14& 15 as a representative for the Penticton and Area Cycling Association.  There were over 200 attendees ranging from non-profit clubs such as ours, land managers, industry, tourism etc. It was special to be surrounded by similar minded and bike passionate people.  I was very… Read more →

Youth Program a Success

  Due to a very generous donation from a local couple, PACA chose 7 lucky kids to take part in a progressive mountain bike skill building program which gave the youth bicycles, helmets, locks and free coaching. They didn’t know it at the start, but upon the successful completion of the program (which was judged on whether or not the… Read more →