The Columbia Valley is a haven for swimmers - from Invermere to Canal Flats, Fairmont is right in the middle of the best swimming we have to offer!

Beaches and Swimming

Kinsmen Beach
Situated near to Invermere’s main street, Kinsmen is truly a favourite spot amongst locals and visitors alike. The water park, concession, swim platforms (with slides) and plenty of trees – during our warm summers, you will find stand-up paddlers, sun bathers and overjoyed children here.
James Chabot Provincial Park
Located just south of downtown Invermere, James Chabot beach showcases Windermere Lake at its finest. From its western shores, it has a view down the lake with a stunning mountainous backdrop.
Windermere Beach
On the north shores of Windermere Lake and located in the quaint town of Windermere, this beach has a large grassy area, a playground and a spectacular beach.
Canal Flats Provincial Park
Near to the village of Canal Flats, this day use camp on the expansive Columbia Lake has a boat launch, picnic grounds and is a prominent fishing location.

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