Rutland Neighbourhood, Kelowna BC

Integrate yourself into this city within the city.

Situated 15 minutes northeast of Downtown Kelowna and near the UBC Okanagan campus and the international airport, Rutland is one of Kelowna’s most affordable communities.

Perfect for first-time homebuyers, seniors, and young families, with a mix of older and newer single-family homes, Rutland offers many food and shopping options in its very own downtown area.

A family-oriented community, Rutland is home to a high school, middle school, and elementary school, all of which surround the Rutland Sports Fields and Activity Centre.

Enjoy soccer fields, baseball diamonds, an indoor pool, BMX track, seniors centre, as well as cultural activities within this richly diverse community.

Rutland Fast Facts

Neighbourhood In The News

Six-storey apartment building planned for Kelowna’s Rutland neighbourhood

"More multi-family is being planned for the Rutland neighbourhood."

SOURCE: Kelowna Capital News

Up to 3,000 fourplexes could be coming to Rutland, Glenmore, Lower Missions

"Four-plexes like this one could be allowed on up to 3,000 Kelowna properties in Rutland, Glenmore, and the Lower Mission where such buildings are not currently permitted."

SOURCE: Kelowna Daily Courier

Rental Building Incentives

"The City of Kelowna is making it easier for developers to build rental housing within the Rutland Urban Centre."

SOURCE: Castanet

News topics and articles are updated periodically

What Locals Say

Don't take our word for it. We asked local residents for their feedback about this neighbourhood. This is what they said...


Cheaper housing and close to Big White

- Via Social


There aren't many GOOD amenities there. ie. gyms, shopping, restaurants

- Via Social


Close to schools, YMCA. A longer walk for groceries or a short drive. Easy bus access.

- Via Social


Great neighborhood for trick or treating

- Via Social

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Lora + Christy's Take

"It gets a bad rap sometimes but Rutland is where many proud and successful Kelownaians got their start. Mayor Colin Basran grew up in Rutland! If you are a first time homebuyer or investor, this is an area you don't want to overlook."