Constructed as a Millennium Project by the City of Castlegar, the Millennium Walkway was officially opened on June 1, 2001. The project incorporated an extensive paved walkway with formal elements such as an entry gateway, a kiosk, an arched bridge, landscaped viewpoints with interpretive signs, and amenities such as benches and a washroom.
In 2011, the Millennium Park Master Plan was completed and forms "Attachment A" to Castlegar's Official Community Plan. The plan includes Millennium Ponds (constructed in 2014), a Bike Skills Park (under construction), a concession (constructed in 2015), volleyball courts, soccer fields (existing), informal trails and day-use picnic areas, and an off-leash dog park (under construction).
Location: 110 5th St, Castlegar, BC
The West Kootenay Regional Airport is owned and operated by the City of Castlegar and offers regular service to both Vancouver and Calgary. It is 250km by road to the nearest alternate airport with scheduled passenger air carrier service.
Location: 208 Hughes Rd, Castlegar, BC
The Castlegar Recreation Complex features a swimming pool, sauna, whirlpool, weight room, aerobic space, ice rink, concession area, and conference rooms.The outdoor amenities include a soccer field, tennis courts, jungle gym and play area, skateboard park, and a picnic area.
Location: 2101 6th Ave, Castlegar, BC
Website: Visit the Recreation Complex Online
Four Ball Diamonds, Concession, Bathrooms, Covered Picnic Areas, Jungle Gym and Play Area, Large Open Lawn and Treed Space.
Location: 2501 14th Ave, Castlegar, BC
Since it was first established in 1946, the Castlegar Library has provided a welcoming atmosphere, personal attention, and access to an ever-growing collection.
The adjoining park includes a water park, slides, swings, jungle gym, play area, large open lawn, picnic tables, and bathroom facilities.
Location: 1005 3rd St, Castlegar, BC
Website: Visit the Library Online
Come take a walk around the Zuckerberg Island Heritage Park and discover a heritage of human and natural history unique within the Columbia River Valley. Your visit will take you back several thousand years to when the Lakes Salish people first fished and built their winter pit houses here. Almost 200 years ago David Thompson sailed down the Columbia past this island. 60 years when Alexander Zuckerberg built his unique Russian Orthodox Chapel House. Proceeds from donations, gift shop items, weddings and tours go back into the operating and maintenance of Zuckerberg Island and the Station Museum.
Location: 901 7th Avenue, Castlegar, B.C. V1N 4M5
The Castlegar Golf Club, located in the Kootenay Rockies is a golfer's paradise, a perfect location for a serene excursion from the hectic pace of everyday life. The Castlegar Golf Club is a championship 18 hole, semi-private golf course situated above the Columbia River offering private lessons, driving range, putting greens, rentals, carts, clubhouse and Pro Shop.
Website: Visit the Castlegar Golf Club Online
Location: 649 7th Ave, Castlegar, BC
Location: 720 7th Ave, Castlegar, BC
Location: 2253 10th Ave, Castlegar, BC
The Castlegar and District Community Health Centre provides laboratory, diagnostic imaging, and emergency services
Location: 709 10th St, Castlegar, BC
Castlegar's Museum is housed in an almost century old rail station, and one of the best historically preserved in the province. Once inside you can envision the hustle and bustle of the passengers boarding the trains. The stations agent's residence on the upper floor provides you with a wonderful sensation of the early 1900's. The newspaper archives will give you hours of enjoyment. The gift shop offers visitors a variety of locally crafted souvenirs to choose from and the beautifully landscaped area around the front of the station is a wonderful spot to rest with accessible parking to the downtown shops.
Location: 400 13th Avenue, Castlegar, B.C. V1N 4M5
Website: Visit The Station Museum Online
"Our Vision is to be a Regional Community College that inspires, engages and enables learners to be valuable contributors to their communities and to society as a whole. Recognizing the value of mutually beneficial relationships, we will provide collaborative leadership in the communities we serve." (Selkirk College website)
Location: 301 Frank Beinder Way, Castlegar, BC
Website: Visit Selkirk College Online
The Castlegar Fire Department works out of a new centrally located fire hall.
The Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, and 40 on-call firefighters are in charge of the fire hall, the 4 engines, and the satellite station at the Castlegar Municipal Airport.
Location: 2161 6th Ave, Castlegar, BC
Castlegar received the 2008 Energy Action Award from the Community Energy Association for the design of its new city hall.
The new city hall saves over 50% of the energy of a conventional building, cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 29 tonnes annually.
Location: 460 Columbia Ave, Castlegar, BC
Location: 440 Columbia Ave, Castlegar, BC
The Doukhobor Discovery Centre will introduce you to Doukhobor culture and their unique lifestyle as it evolved in the Kootenay region of British Columbia from 1908 to 1938. Over 1,000 artifacts represent the pioneering, fascinating arts and crafts, customs and religion of the people.
This enjoyable and unique museum is nestled in a beautiful historic setting on the banks of the Columbia River on traditional Doukhobor orchard land near the original settlement of 1908. Here, you can learn about the origin of the Doukhobor people as you stroll through the spacious grounds.
Location: 112 Heritage Way, Castlegar, B.C. V1N 4M5
The Kootenay Gallery of Art, History and Science, located in Castlegar, is a public art gallery that serves the entire West Kootenay Region. It is one of the 28 original exhibition centres built in the 1970s so that rural people could enjoy the great works of art, sourced regionally, nationally and internationally as well as provide a professional venue for regional artists to show and sell their work.
Location: 120 Heritage Way, Castlegar, B.C. V1N 4M5