The Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan (EECO)

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THE EECO REOPENS Tuesday, June 23 with modified hours 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Tuesday through Sunday (closed Monday and holidays).  For everyone's safety, physical distancing is in place for visitors with a maximum of 5 people allowed in the facility at any time.

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.


  • Starting Tuesday, June 23 through Sunday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm due to COVID-19 health emergency
  • (10:00 am - 3:00 pm November to March). Closed Mondays and some statutory holidays

Things to Do

  • View information about your regional parks - learn the difference between a conservation and natural park.   Pick up information about our park system or ask a staff member who can answer your questions about regional parks and our programs.
  • Discovery Backpacks - Sign out a Discovery Backpack! Choose your adventure: Eco-walk, Mini Beasts, Go Birding, Rock On with Geology, Something’s Fishy, or Pond Study. Each bag will help you discover more at Mission Creek Regional Park. To sign out a backpack email to arrange for pickup at the EECO Suggested $2 donation.
  • Story Time - This hour-long program is for 3-5 year olds and their caregivers and features nature-based stories, songs, and crafts.

School and Public Programs

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)