Kalavida Surf Shop

Shopping, Paddling, Accessibility

13904 Kalamalka Rd, Vernon, British Columbia, V1B 1Y9

Kalavida Surf Shop Accessibility

This business has self-assessed as having the following accessible attributes. Please contact the business directly for further detail if required.

Mobility

Entrance
  • Entrance has no steps or if there are one or more steps, there is non-slip ramp with a maximum of 5% slope
  • Entry route has a door that is at minimum 815 mm wide
Lobby Or Reception Area
  • Lowered counter at the reception or ticket desk
Activities & Transportation
  • Key activities are accessible to guests using mobility devices
  • Information displays (if applicable) at a lower height
  • Pathways are hard packed surfaces with a maximum slope 5%

Vision

Overall Space
  • Multiple lighting sources to improve visibility
  • Customer service staff have been trained, and prepared to verbally describe rooms, menus, business amenities and contracts/waivers in detail

Cognitive & Sensory Friendly

Overall Space
  • Subtle and/or natural lighting, no florescent or harsh lighting, and no dark shadows
  • Nonslip floor surfaces with minimal reflection
Signs & Navigation
  • Directional signs at key decision points, including main entrances, restrooms, lounges, and reception desks
  • Signs are clear and concise, in large, plain font with good contrast between text and background
  • Signs are well lit
  • Signs have minimal glare or reflection

General

Emergency Plan
  • System in place for guests to contact a staff member for help if required

BC’s Original Paddleboard Shop – Across from Kalamalka Beach and at the head of the Okanagan Rail Trail. Kalavida is BC’s first paddleboard-focused shop and has played an important role in promoting the sport regionally and nationally. The Retail Shop is full of Paddleboards, gear, surf-inspired clothing, flops and more. The Rental Shop has Bike Rentals (E-Bike & Cruiser) and the largest fleet of paddleboards in the region. Head out for an amazing experience on Kalamalka Lake or Rent a bike for the Okanagan Rail Trail or Kalamalka Provincial Park – or both! Before or after your ride, visit the Rail Trail Cafe and historic Kal Beach Market located right next to the shop.