Malakwa is a small community located approximately 11 km (7 miles) east of Sicamous and around 60 km (38 miles) west of Revelstoke. The Trans Canada Highway runs right past it.
Malakwa Townsite features:
Centennial Park - dedicated in 1967, then restored and upgraded in 2014. Volunteers and local businesses gave generously of time, materials and creativity for this worthy project. Outdoor stage and concession to be completed in 2015.
Community Hall - currently closed for renovations
Fire Hall - Practice night is Tuesday. Call Fire Chief Joanne 250.517.7171.
Recycling Bins - new open hours are Thurs 1 - 5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
United Church - a heritage building available for weddings and tours. Call Donna 250.836.2607
Thrift Store - located between the churches. Open Thursdays 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. May through October. Call Donna 250.836.2607.
Gospel Church - call Pastor Lawrence Rae 250.836.2424
Cenotaph - community gathers here each November 11.
Community Learning Centre - is the former Malakwa School. Gymnasium and kitchen can be rented at reasonable rates for family reunions, weddings and funerals. Classrooms are available for meetings. Call Rhona 250.836.4509.
Canada Post Outlet - in the Community Learning Centre. Open Monday - Friday.
Eagle Valley Community Resources Society - satellite office open Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Community Learning Centre. Free income tax prep, counselling, food bank and more. Call 250.836.2757
Public Library - in the Learning Centre. Open Thursdays 2 - 5 p.m. Internet access.
Malakwa Learning Academy - an independent school in the Learning Centre. Teacher is Jodie Osmundson 250.253.5007 http://malakwalearningacademy.webs.com/
Malakwa Playschool - located between the school and cemetery. Call Angie 250.836.4804
Yard Creek Campground - located just west of the Malakwa Townsite - campsites are available in a shady, treed setting . Only $20.00 per night. No Reservations are needed. For more information contact 250-836-3814.
Malakwa Cemetery - call Jeannette 250.836.2468