Kimberley hires new manager of Parks, Recreation and Facilities

Dave Clarke has most recently coordinated JulyFest for the Chamber

  • Nov. 20, 2014 4:00 p.m.

KIMBERLEY, BC – The City of Kimberley is happy to announce that DAVE CLARKE as the Manager of Parks, Recreation and Facilities.

Dave was raised in Kimberley and has most recently spent a year as the Sales and Event Coordinator at the Kimberley Conference and Athlete Training Centre and as coordinator of the past two July Fests. Dave has a degree in Kinesiology from the University of Lethbridge. Dave has previous experience working as a fitness centre manager, as a program coordinator for BC Hockey/Hockey Canada, and as a Facility and events Coordinator for the City of Victoria’s Parks, Recreation and Facilities department.

Dave states “I could not be happier than to manage the Parks, Recreation, and Facilities for the City of Kimberley, and my wife and I are overjoyed to bring up our two children in this perfect place.”

Chief Administrative Officer Scott Sommerville states “I am excited to add Dave to the team at City Hall. His experience being raised in Kimberley, a former Dynamiter, a hockey program coordinator, and a successful event coordinator gives him the local context and experience to lead our Recreation Department.”

This position replaces Tom Sprado, who left the position in August. Dave began his position at City Hall on Monday, November 17th, 2014 and can be reached at 427-9671 or at