The RDCK Recreation team is committed to providing safe and fun experiences for you and your whole family to enjoy. Check out the Program Guide for your local recreation facility for all your options, or browse all facilities and programs in our online registration system.




The Winter 2024 Program Guides are available online! Browse programs for you and your whole family. Registration is now open.


To access the Program Guides and view updated hours of operation, visit your local facility page linked below.

LSS Swim for Life® program at the RDCK! Swimming lessons and lifeguard programs at RDCK aquatic facilities will be provided by the Lifesaving Society Canada (LSS). 


For information about the new 2023 fees and charges for admissions and rental rates (effective September 5, 2023), go to the Policies & Procedures page.



We’re hiring! Looking for fun and active jobs in your community? Check out opportunities for various recreation jobs in Castlegar, Creston, Nelson, and Salmo. Visit the RDCK Jobs page here and apply today!


Plan for a safe visit:

  • Masks are not required. You are encouraged to wear a mask if that makes you feel more comfortable.
  • Please be kind. Respect each other’s personal space and decision to wear a mask if that’s the case.
  • If you do feel sick or have symptoms, please stay home.

Follow all current guidelines from the authorities, so we can enjoy safe and fun experiences together.

What to expect when registering, attending programs, or visiting our facilities:

Registering for programs or reserving general admission time-slots

  • To register online, click here.
  • To register by phone, please call one of our complexes:

    Castlegar & District Community Complex
    Tel: 250-365-3386

    Creston & District Community Complex
    Tel: 250-428-7127

    Nelson & District Community Complex
    Tel: 250-354-4386

    Salmo & Area G Recreation Department
    Tel: 250-357-0121

    Slocan Valley Recreation
    Tel: 250-226-0008


Active Passes

The Active Pass is a time-based membership that gives pass-holders unlimited general admission to: Public Swim, Lane Swim, Hot Tub, Fitness Centre, Included w/Admission group fitness classes, Public Skate, and Shinny Hockey. Prices do not include taxes.

  • 10 Punch Passes expire after 1 year.
  • Registration for included with admission programs, within 24 hours of a program start time, is only available to those who have purchased a 1, 3, or 6 month Active Pass time-based-membership or Golden Guests.
  • In-person registration is required, for users who do not have a 1, 3, or 6 month Active Pass time-based membership, one hour prior to the program start time. If you do not have a time-based-membership, you can no longer call the front desk to register.

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The content on this page was last updated December 13 2023 at 3:39 AM