Westbank is a community located within the municipality of West Kelowna, British Columbia. It is situated on the west side of Okanagan Lake and is part
of the traditional territory of the Syilx/Okanagan Nation.
The area was originally settled by First Nations peoples, and later became a farming and ranching community in the early 20th century. Today, Westbank
is a growing community that is home to approximately 14,000 residents.
The area is primarily residential, with a mix of single-family homes, townhouses, and condominiums. There are also several shopping centers, including
Westbank Town Centre, which has a mix of national and local retailers, restaurants, and services.
Westbank is known for its natural beauty, with stunning views of the lake and surrounding mountains. The community is home to several parks and outdoor
recreational areas, including Powers Creek Park, which features hiking trails, picnic areas, and a waterfall.
The area has several schools, including Westbank Elementary School, which offers programs for students in grades K-6, and Constable Neil Bruce Middle
School, which offers programs for students in grades 7-8.
Overall, Westbank is a growing community that offers residents access to a variety of amenities and services, as well as stunning natural beauty and