Areas of Kamloops
Barnhartvale, originally Barnhart Vale, is located at the southeast end of Kamloops, south of Dallas in British Columbia, Canada. The area includes riding stables, farms, honey bee farms, and ranches. There is a local store called Happy Valley Foods, and a local elementary school, Robert L. Clemitson. The main road which runs through Barnhartvale is Barnhartvale Road. Todd Road and Pratt Road are the main accesses through the subdivided western portion of Barnhartvale. In 1973, Barnhartvale and other outlying communities were amalgamated with the City of Kamloops. History Barnhartvale was originally referred to as Campbell Creek or Campbell's Creek until 1909. It is now named after Peter Barnhart, who was the conductor on the first CPR train through Kamloops. He moved to Campbell Creek and opened a post office and in 1909 the name was changed to Barnhart Vale Post. In 1978 the spelling was formally changed to one word, Barnhartvale. 1865 marks the beginning of the written history of the area later named Barnhartvale. That was the year that James Todd and Lewis (Lew) Campbell, the first two pioneers, arrived. The next settlers in the region were John and William McLeod in 1879. A major road in the area is named after the Robert and Henry Pratt families who occupied the bulk of the valley after 1890.
Batchelor Heights or Batchelor Hills is a neighbourhood of the city of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. Its name derives from that of Batchelor Hill, a local landmark named for Owen Salisbury Batchelor, an early settler, prospector and rancher who lived in the area.
Brocklehurst is a neighbourhood in the western area of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. Brocklehurst is bordered by the Thompson River to the south, North Shore to the east, the Kamloops Airport to the west, and the Batchelor hills and Batchelor Heights aka Batchelor Hills to the north. Brocklehurst, which briefly existed as a District Municipality in its own right from 1971 until amalgamtion with Kamloops in 1973, is the largest of the city's neighbourhoods, accounting for 16% of the city's population. The Brocklehurst area ( or Brock ) as referred to by its residents, is the warmest and most hospitable of the micro climates in the city of Kamloops. There can be as much as a 4 degree celsius increase from Brock, to Aberdeen all within the city of Kamloops.
It was named for Alexander Grant Dallas, also the namesake of Dallas Road in Victoria, British Columbia, who was the son-in-law of Governor James Douglas and agent for the Hudson's Bay Company in colonial British Columbia and Vancouver Island, serving also as Chief Factor of Fort Garry from 1862 to 1864.
Dufferin is a neighbourhood of the City of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. Originally its own municipality, created in 1971, it was amalgamated with the City of Kamloops in 1973.
Westsyde is a residential neighbourhood in the city of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. It is located along the west bank of the North Thompson River. The 2001 Canadian Census put the population of Westsyde at 7797.
Westsyde Secondary School
David Thompson Elementary School
Arthur Stevenson Elementary School
Oak Hills Elementary School
Westsyde Elementary School (inoperative)
Westmount Elementary School
Westsyde Centennial Park - at the end of Franklin Road
The park has a fenced dog park area attached. It is an off-leash area located on the NE side of the dyke only.
Little Farmer's Petting Zoo & Exotic Birds
North Thompson Oxbows Jensen Island Provincial Park
Golf Dunes at Westsyde
Swimming - Westsyde Pool
25m 6 lane pool, diving board hot tub and water slide climbing wall, tarzan rope weight room, (Sauna and steam rooms - coming Aug 2011) Equipped with care aide/family change room and baby change tables. Approx. 1,000 sq. ft. activity room available to rent.
Hiking/Fishing - Access to the Lac Du Bois Grasslands Park and Deep Lake (parking at Westsyde Shopping Centre and trail access from off of Ida Lane)