Community Groups

Living in Vernon offers many opportunities for engaging with the community including volunteering, joining cultural, faith, or interest groups, and participating in special events.  Many residents contribute to our community and make Vernon a great place to live.  We encourage you to get involved! 

First Nations people make up approximately five per cent of the Vernon area population and immigrants make up about 12 per , according to the 2006 census.  As a result, a numerous cultural and ethnic groups exist to provide opportunities to provide opportunities to meet others and share familiar customs and traditions, and experience diversity.

Diversity is also evident in the more than 40 places of worship located in the Vernon area, representing many religions and faiths. To find groups, clubs and organizations you may be interested in, go to http://northokanagan.fetchbc.ca/  click the funnel icon and from the city drop-down list, select the city name you want to filter to view.