The Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan (EECO)

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The facility is located in Mission Creek Regional Park (Springfield and Durnin Roads), it is just steps away from trails, a playground, and the Mission Creek Greenway.


  • Due to COVID-19 health emergency, for everyone's safety, masks are required, physical distancing is in place for visitors with a maximum of 5 people allowed in the facility at any time.

    • Tuesday through Sunday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Closed Mondays and some statutory holidays. Closed June 10 and 11 due to exterior staining odours.

Things to Do

  • See the new exhibit - Learn more about feline and canine species. Find a new Regional Park to visit with our Staff Picks. View information on all 30 Regional Parks in the Central Okanagan – finding inspiration for outdoor exploration. Friendly and helpful staff look forward to your visit and will answer your questions.
  • Discovery Backpacks - Sign out a Discovery Backpack – topics include: Birds, Kokanee, Geology, and Pond Dip.

School and Public Programs

  • School Programs are available for kindergarten through Grade 12 and adult education classes.
  • Public Programs and events happen at the EECO throughout the year.
  • PlaySkills in the Park summer camp - July 5 - 9 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily for youngsters age 6-9. Visit our Events page - select Nature Programs for more info and to register.

Calendar of Events has an up-to-date calendar view of Regional District programs and events.

Directions to the EECO

Take Springfield Road and turn into Mission Creek Regional Park at the Durnin Road intersection.

I would like to receive more information about Regional Parks & Events

Regional District of Central Okanagan | 1450 KLO Road | Kelowna, BC V1W 3Z4
Ph: 250-763-4918 | Fax: 250-763-0606 | Email:
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (Closed Holidays)