Kartplex at area 27 | Okanagan Racing Experience

Karting Academy

*Academy programs use our R15 and R13 A+D Karts or your kart. Race Karts may be leased at additional cost.

 Rookie Racer Course

$80 – Required for drivers 12 and under

This program qualifies drivers 12 and under to rent and race our R15 and R13 Arrive+Drive karts on their own.

The course consists of 10 minutes of classwork and 20 minutes (approx.) on the race track under the supervision of an instructor.

We begin with braking and cornering drills on the restricted course and the kids progress up to driving on their own, at the instructor’s discretion.

Rookie Racer is intend to ensure that your little Speed Demon is safe and comfy, and properly focused for the race track.  We can work on making them super-fast in our other programs.

Private Coaching

Time with our experienced instructors will improve your driving skills , mental  focus, racecraft, technical knowledge  and ulitamely, your lap times and race results.

Our team has coached and managed many regional and national champion kart racers.

Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, we can help you improve.  Results Guaranteed.

Karting Academy Pricing

Kartplex Academy instructors are some of the best in the industry.  We have a total of 6 National Championships, 2 SKUSA Supernats Victories and a long list of successfull clients.   We guarantee results.

Using OUR Rental Kart

Private – $135/30min
Semi Private (2-5 drivers)  $85/driver/30min
Group (5+ drivers) – Call for a quotation

Using YOUR Race Kart

Private – $90/30min
Semi Private (2-5 Drivers) – $55 /driver/30min
Group (more than 5 drivers) – Call for a quotation

Using a LEASED Race Kart

Instruction in a Leased Race Kart required that you are given the ‘go ahead’ by our instuctors or proof that you have relavent kart racing expereince.  Please call or details and pricing.

NOTE: ALL Participants require either a Pit Pass ($19/day) OR a KARPLEX/Area27 Membership.

Group Programs

Kids Camps

Our camps help kids learn about the basics of driving, racing, tuning, and teamwork.  Most of all they have a lot of fun!

Saturday Speed Seminars

We will cover divergent topics ranging from the basics of karting to advanced techniques in a group setting.  Our Speed Seminars will offer information and insights that will help ANY driver and take their game to the next level!

Tuning / Race Prep

Learn how to wrench like a pro and find those last 10ths.  You will also learn to communicate efficiently with your driver to keep the info flowing, and emotions in check.

Watch our calendar and call or email for more details.


$25 per participant –  Saturdays in July and August from 9:30am – 11:00am.

Call or email to reserve. Check our calender for the topic rotation


Seminar 1:  The Secrets of Speed –  The Racing Line – Understanding Energy and Momentum -Basics of Breaking –  Curves, Corners and Bends – Setting Visual References – Why Smooth = Fast

Seminar 2:  The Kernel of Karting – How the Chassis works – Seating position –  Driving position –  Trail Braking –  Apexing slow, medium and high speed bends.  Learn how to ‘listen’ to your kart and hear the messages it’s sending.

Seminar 3:  Getting CAHM in the Kart (Carve Arcs, Hit Marks) – Controlling your Focus of Attention (How to Look Further Ahead), and your stress level!

Seminar 4:  Ramp up your Racecraft – Basics of passing – Drafting – Defending – Setting up your opponent – Advanced passing techniques – Race Starts

Seminar 5:  Data is a Friend of Mine – Learn to make sense of and harvest relevant info from your lap times, your engine speeds and your sophisticated Data Aquisition tools if you have them- Learn the basics of the “Friction Circle” and learn to decipher if you are driving on, over or under it!

(Topics will repeat to allow everyone to attend at least once)

Corporate / Team Programs

Team Building

Our corporate programs are not only designed to reward, entertain and excite your team, but also to bring them together!

We organize your event to make sure that everyone feels included, no matter how much lead is in their shoe.

Learn & Grow

HEROLAB seminars will help your team learn control their focus and their mental game both on and off the race track.

In between your team’s on track sessions, and while they enjoy lunch or refreshments, we provide an entertaining and informative mental skills presentation.

After the break we head back out onto the race track.  Improvements in Mental Focus Control will directly correlate with improved lap times…We guarantee it!

HEROLAB will hand your team the keys to “THE ZONE” of Peak Mental Performance!