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Ben Lee, Kelowna, BC V1X, Canada
This neighborhood close to Ben Lee Park includes a water park, accessible playground, skateboard park, basketball courts, trails and plenty of green space to have a picnic with the family. In the fall, the trees at Ben Lee Park boast vibrant shades of red and orange and the Uptown Rutland Scarecrow Festival is held at Ben Lee Park in the autumn as well. The park officially opened in 2001, named after former teacher and City Councillor Ben Lee, who served on Council for 23 years and was honoured with the Freedom of the City Award in 2001. He championed many innovative programs, facilities and services for children of all ages. Ben Lee Park officially opened on June 24, 2001.