The community of Pinantan is home to roughly 500 residents and is located approximately 20 minutes northeast of Kamloops. A rural area, Pinantan offers single family homes set atop lots of differing size. Residents of the area enjoy the peaceful lake lifestyle. Pinantan Lake is restricted so water crafts are limited to non motorized options only. The community is home to a convenience store, small school and an abundance of greenspace and wooded areas. Those who live in Pinantan Lake routinely take advantage of the beautiful outdoors with various activities regardless of season. Hiking, fishing, canoeing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling are just a few of the activities residents routinely participate in throughout the year.
Students residing in Pinantan Lake have the option of attending an elementary school located within their neighborhood. Pinantan Lake Elementary serves students from kindergarten to grade 7 and provides a bus service.
High School students are typically bussed to Westsyde High located just north of Kamloops.