Choosing a daycare that is right for your child and your family is an all-important decision. Castlegar provides a selection of formal child-care centres, family daycares, and in-home daycares. Listed here are links to the formal child-cares centres, some of our family daycares, as well as the BC Child Care Resource and Referral Program:
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.
Constructed as a Millennium Project by the City of Castlegar, the Millennium Walkway was officially opened on June 1, 2001. The project incorporates a 900 metre 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.
More recently a unique Natural Ponds Swimming Facility has been added with plans for bike park, an off-lease dog park, pickle ball, tennis, and beach volleyball courts to be constructed in 2016.
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.
The Castlegar & District Community Complex is a multi-purpose facility that houses an Arena, a 6 lane, 25 meter pool and leisure pool, whirlpool, weight room, fitness studio, meeting rooms, banquet facility, kitchen and senior centre. Adjacent to the facility are four tennis courts, soccer/football field, ball diamond and skate boarding park.