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About Sicamous

Imagine life in sicamous

Sicamous, the adventure starts HERE.

Conveniently located at the intersection of two major highway routes, the Trans-Canada Highway and Highway 97A, mountains and lakes surround the southeastern corner of BC known as the District of Sicamous.

You may have heard about it from the lucky ones who have visited. Some of them passed through on their search for the perfect balance of work, life, recreation and opportunities and never left.  They made the decision to locate in safe neighbourhoods with great schools, surrounded by unrivalled natural beauty and limitless outdoor activities.


The Sicamous region is home to many communities, some high in the mountains, some alongside beautiful lakes or rivers, others on fertile agricultural land. All of them are unique.

We think you will fit right in.

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Quality of Life Advantages

Sicamous is a way of life

Where the energy of nature sparks the energy of the people. No matter where you sit on the energy dial. Where bird watching recharges some, wakeboarding refuels others. All ultimately are inspired, rejuvenated and enthused. Because in Sicamous we believe in a life lived with spark.


The District of Sicamous is part of School District No. 83 – North Okanagan-Shuswap.  There are 2 schools in Sicamous – Parkview Elementary (grades K-6) and Eagle River Secondary (grades 7-12).

Parkview Elementary School

Eagle River Secondary School

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chamber of Commerce

The Sicamous and District Chamber of Commerce is a member driven organization that represents business and the community in Sicamous, Swansea Point, Mara and Malakwa. We work with municipal government, business owners and other partners to develop the Economic, Commercial, Industrial and Social growth of Sicamous and the surrounding area.

We serve our membership through education, promotion and advocacy.

District of Sicamous

Sicamous is a district municipality in British Columbia located adjacent to the Trans-Canada Highway at the Highway 97A junction, where Mara Lake empties into Shuswap Lake via a short narrows. Sicamous is a resort town and is the eastern gateway to the Shuswap. With over 1,000 km of shoreline surrounding Sicamous it styles itself as the Houseboat Capital of Canada.

Sicamous is poised for new growth as a place to live, work, invest and play. We have a vision for our community that is focused on encouraging sustainability and growth for local businesses. This drive for new business is embedded in our Official Community Plan and through actions like tax incentives and new partnerships.