Relocation Information


Nestled on the northern edge of the Okanagan, the town's location provides an excellent starting point for outdoor adventures whether they be fishing, hunting, hiking, or camping, the possibilities are endless. And if all of that isn't enough, a short drive will take you to Silver Star Ski Resort for world-renowned skiing and snowboarding. 

Not only is Lumby a fantastic place to visit, it's a wonderful place to live. With everything at your fingertips, life in Lumby in very easy going and relaxing. The surroundings are idyllic, the perfect place to raise children or settle down for retirement. Whether you've come to work or play, you'll find that Lumby is an excellent place for both.

Serving Lumby's business community as the "Voice of Business", the Lumby & District Chamber of Commerce works "to facilitate, enhance and improve the unique quality of life for area residents, to support positive and sustainable development, and to encourage growth in commerce and industry for the prosperity of its members and the Lumby and Cherryville areas".

Friendly rural community, scenic beauty, and the growing diversified economy make Lumby a great destination. Our community was founded and has relied on a forestry and agricultural based economy. We are now experiencing significant growth in other areas. With virtually unlimited recreational opportunities our tourism base is well established and growing steadily. We have seen an increase in small business and home based businesses as well.

Statistics show that the manufacturing industry in the North Okanagan accounts for a significant percentage of employment. This reflects growth and movement towards a more diversified economy. With increasing demands on our forests, value-added manufacturing of wood products in rapidly increasing and opening many doors of opportunity in our area.

Lumby's service sector is also growing offering a greater variety of services from banking to hospitality industry. As a community, we are proud of our educational facilities and of the students' accomplishments in many areas.

Whether you are a visitor, a tourist, a business or someone who wishes to relocate, we feel that our community and region is the perfect destination.

Visit the Village of Lumby Website: 
www.lumby.ca

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POPULATION STATISTICS
The Village of Lumby population at the 2006 census was 1,634. Cherryville, North Okanagan Regional District Area “E” is 934 and the rural area of Lumby, Area “D”, is 2,837.

Lumby & Surrounding Areas Total Population
: 5,405

WEATHER
Elevation (Lumby) 495m (1625ft)  
Annually Sunshine 1,890 hours
Annual Rainfall 46.34cm (18.24 in)  
Annual Snowfall 164.9 cm (64.0 in)
Average Growing Season 141 days

Average Daily Temperature: (Celsius)
January    -4.9    July            17.9
February   -2.2    August       17.6
March        2.3    September 12.8
April          7.4    October       6.8 
May          11.6   November    0.2
June         15.3    December  -4.2

COMMUNITY SERVICES:
2 Financial Institutions
2 Realty Offices
2 Accountant
2 Law Firms (one part-time)
2 Elementary Schools(Lumby and Cherryville)
1 Senior Secondary School
1 Crossroads Learning Centre
1 University College (Vernon)
8 Churches
2 Libraries (Lumby and Cherryville)
2 Museums (Lumby and Cherryville) 
Community Resource Centre
Thrift Store and Food Bank
OAP Association and Wheels to Meals

Lumby and Cherryville Pre-school 
Community Clubs, Youth Groups, Service Clubs, Seniors Subsidized Housing and Business Organizations  

GOVERNMENT SERVICES 
Ambulance/RCMP/Volunteer Fire Department – Dial 911
Post Office, Lumby Career & Employment Centre, Village of Lumby Office: Telephone (250)547-2171
Region District of the North Okanagan – NORD (Vernon) (250)545-5368
www.nord.ca


HEALTH CARE
Vernon Jubilee Hospital - Full Facility – 22 km west of Lumby, Telephone: 545-2211
Lumby & District Health Unit - 
Tel: 547-9741

3 Medical Offices
Dental Office
Massage Therapist
Chiropractor
Physiotherapist
Pharmacy
Veterinary Clinic
Alternative Medicine
Home and Community Care

RECREATION / TOURISM SERVICES
Skating Arena
Lumby Curling Club
Minor Hockey
Legion Dart Club
Figure Skating
Lumby Minor Ball
Lumby Minor Soccer
Whitevalley Community Centre
Cadets
Wildlife Association Programs
4H Beef  Club
3 Golf Courses (9 hole)
Village Campground
Royal Canadian Legion #167
1 Motel
Bed and Breakfasts
Marina at Mabel Lake
Resorts/Fishing Camps
Outdoor Pool
Spray Park
Monashee Arts Council
Tennis Courts
Monashee Community Theatre
Ball Diamonds
Historic Murals
Skateboard Park
Lumby Public Market – Saturdays 10:00 am – 2:00 pm in Arbour Park Mall on Vernon Street, April to October)
Provincial Parks: Monashee, Mabel Lake
Village Parks: Community Park, Norris Park and Duteau Creek Park


LUMBY INFORMATION SERVICES 
Lumby Websites: 
www.monasheetourism.com
www.villageoflumby.com
www.cherryville.net

Lumby & District Chamber
of Commerce 
and Visitor Centre 
Tel: (250) 547-2300
Fax: 250-547-2390  
Email: lumbychamber@shaw.ca

MEDIA:
Radio:
KISS 107.5 FM
SUN 105.7 FM
CBC 96.7 FM

Television:
CHBC, BCTV
Knowledge Network

Newspapers:
Lumby Valley Times - weekly – on Friday
Morning Star - Wednesday, Friday, Sunday

TRANSPORTATION
North Okanagan Public Transit
Handicapped Transit
Greyhound Bus Lines (Vernon)
Northern Hawk Aviation: Vernon to Vancouver
Kelowna Airport – International Airport

MEETING FACILITIES
Meeting Facilities: location and capacity
Whitevalley Community Main Hall (300)
Whitevalley Community Meeting Room (30) 
Cherryville Community Hall (200)
Mabel Lake Community Hall (160)  
Curling Rink Lounge (100)  
Curling Rink - summer (500)
Royal Canadian Legion Hall (150)  
Old Age Pensioners’ Hall (80)
Parish Hall (80)  
River Ridge Golf Course (70)


Find your ADVENTURE on the edge of the Okanagan!