Address: 1635 Bertram Street Kelowna, BC V1Y 2G5
Telephone: (250) 762-2163
Email: [email protected]
The closest free places to park, when you are planning to spend less than two hours at Project Literacy:
There is free parking two-hour parking on Bertram street, north of Bernard Avenue, past the parking lot on the north-west corner of Bertram and Bernard (next to Home for Dinner and across the street from the Christian Science Society Building). There is also free two-hour parking along Lawrence Avenue east of Richter Street. These areas are both roughly three minute walks to PLKS.
Bear in mind though that once you have reached the two-hour limit you have to move your car to another block. Meter attendants scan your license plate when they pass by so if they find you anywhere within the same block for more than two hours they will ticket you.
The best places to park, when you are planning to spend more than two hours at Project Literacy and want to keep your walk under 10 minutes:
On the south-west corner of Lawrence Avenue and Ellis Street there is a lot where you can park for four hours. It currently costs $1.25 an hour and is a four minute walk to our office.
On Lawrence Avenue between Pandosy Street and Water Street you can park in the Chapman Parkade from 6am to 6pm. It currently costs $1.25 an hour and it is a six minute walk to our office.
Both of these rates will likely increase as well though this has not yet been confirmed. In any case, Councilors will not likely raise these rates higher than on-street metered parking since City staff want to encourage people to park off-street.
The best FREE places to park when you are planning to spend more than two hours at Project Literacy and don’t mind walking 15 minutes.
If you don’t mind walking a bit you can park on streets east of Gordon Drive for free and without a time limit.
If you would like to learn more about the City of Kelowna’s parking strategy visit their website at: