• Outdoors

    Steps away from an endless playground


Enjoy our great outdoors

For many people, hiking, mountain biking, skiing, and kayaking are activities they are only lucky enough to enjoy on vacation. But for those of us who have created careers-by-design, and choose to live in outdoor meccas like Castlegar, access to the outdoors and adventure sports happen every day. Here, people range from weekend warriors to career outdoor experts. Whatever your level, whatever your sport, you can find it here, usually with a willing participant to adventure with!

Castlegar offers a range of activities for all seasons; snowshoeing, skating, and skiing in the winter, and kayaking, golfing, swimming, mountain biking and fishing in the summer.  Castlegar also boasts a unique outdoor swimming facility aimed at families, featuring natural swimming ponds. During our hot summer months you’ll hear the splashing of water and guffaws of laughter by anyone from toddlers to teens having way too much fun in there!

On the shoulder seasons we road ride, climb, or hike.  With a ton of affordable family-friendly options, opportunities to play outdoors are never far from your doorstep.
If it’s something more organized you’re looking for, we’re also home to a busy and bustling recreation centre offering everything from yoga classes to Aquanaut training, and everything in between. Other organized sports include; hockey, soccer, and dance, offering non-crowded, quality programs.

With something for everyone, we assure you, our remarkable access to a healthy active lifestyle will delight almost anyone. But don’t take our word for it, come see for yourself.

And if we haven’t convinced you yet checkout Destination Castlegar for more hidden gems!