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Looking to make a difference?
Kelowna Kinsmen can help!

Serving the Community's Greatest Needs in Kelowna since 1944

KELOWNA KINSMEN:

To better the quality of life in Kelowna

through the promotion and

sponsorship of sports & recreation activities & facilities

for all individuals.

KIN CANADA:

Volunteer members impacting

Canadian communities through

service, leadership, fellowship

and personal development. 

 

KIN MOTTO:

Serving the Community's 

Greatest Needs

FUNDRAISING EVENTS

FUNdraising Projects and

Events to help the community.

REGULAR EVENTS:

Kinsmen Mixed Slo-Pitch League

(Wed. & Thurs. nights)

(April - September)

 

Kelowna Cornhole Tournament

Sat. July 2023

PERIODIC EVENTS:

Kinsmen Texas Hold-em

Poker Touranments

(November 26, 2022)

NEW:

Wrestling Night in

Rutland - next one, early in 2023

VOLUNTEER:

  • Give back to your community

  • Learn valuable new life & career skills

  • Have fun organizing fundraising events

  • Make new friends and networks

PARTICIPATE:
  • By tickets to our events & invite your friends too!

  • Promote our events though your social networks

 
DONATE:

  • Sponsor or donate in-kind  to our events.

  • Participate in our tournaments & fundraisers

Our Projects / Fundraisers

Mixed slopitch
leagues

The Kinsmen Mixed

Slo-Pitch League runs Wednesday and Thursday nights April till September.  We have room in 2022 for a few teams on Thursdays, both medium and high rec.

Kinsmen Texas Hold'em Poker Tournaments are always popular,.  We team up with local sports & community groups to host tournaments 2 or 3 times each year.

Stand Up
for Charity

We team up with "Stand Up for Charity" to host evenings of magic and laughter.  WE hope to bering this popular event back with Covid restrictions reminded soon.

2nd annual cornhole tourney

The Kinsmen are planning the return of  our 2nd Annual Kelowna Cornhole Beach Tournament in 2022.

Stay tuned for more details

coming soon. 

Rutland wrestling

May 20, 2022, the Kelowna Kinsmen bring back the of live wrestling to Rutland Centennial Hall.

Look for tickets to be released soon.

Services we offer

Each Year, Kelowna Kinsmen  select one applicant to be forwarded to Kin national for consideration of a Hal Rogers Endowment Scholarship, and we also hand our our won local bursaries.

bartending services

Kelowna Kinsmen have their

"Serving It Right" certification.

We offer bar services for weddings and corporate events.

This is one of our means of fundraising to raise money to support our community's greatest needs.

Annual we donate over $35,000 into supporting local charities and organizations.

Our list of benefactors over the decades is extensive.

We support youth & adult sports organizations, build recreation facilities and so much more.

Our Club has a large wood and acrylic draw barrel available for rent.

This can be used by community groups or local businesses having lottery raffles or prize draws for marketing events, trade shows, etc.

Inquire through our contact page.

We also have 7 Stand-Up Black Jack tables and 2 Wheel of Fortune casino tables available

for rent.

These are used for corporate staff or client events and fundraisers.

The Kinsmen Mixed

Slo-Pitch League runs Wednesday and Thursday nights April till September.  We have room in 2023 for a few teams on Thursdays, both medium and high rec.

We team up with "Stand Up for Charity" to host evenings of magic and laughter.  We hope to bring this popular event back in spring 2023.

The Kinsmen are pleased to present the 23rd Annual Kelowna Cornhole Tournament

 July, 2023.

Sign up for updates and watch for details early in 2023.

Sponsorships are available for 2023.

 

Texas hold'em
poker tourney

Kinsmen Texas Hold'em Poker Tournaments are always popular,.  We team up with local sports & community groups to host tournaments 2 or 3 times each year.

Next Event: Fall 2022, the Kelowna Kinsmen bring back the of live wrestling to Rutland

Centennial Hall.

Next event in early 2023.

Mixed slopitch
leagues

2nd annual cornhole tourney

Rutland-
Thrash
wrestling

Stand Up
for
Charity

student bursaries

donate to local charities

draw
barrel rental

blackjack table & wheel of fortune rentals

Upcoming Events

  • Kinsmen General Meeting
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Dec 15
    Kelowna Kinsmen Fieldhouse
    General Meetings are the 1st & 3rd Thursdays (September through June). Fellowship at 6:30, Meeting & Dinner at 7pm. We generally order meals in.

"Learn new skills, make new friends, have fun and make a difference in your community."

Scott McKinnon, Life Member of Kelowna Kinsmen

Join Us.

Make a meaningful difference in your community,

while having fun,

meeting new friends and valuable personal growth!

We are a community minded Service Club.

Our fundraising efforts are put directly back into the community in meaningful ways.

We are a co-ed group, organizing fun, creative fundraising projects to learn new skills, make new friends and have a say in how we give back to our community.  

New members always welcome.

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