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Summer 2013 Registration for programs start June 3

LEISURE GUIDE Castlegar & District Recreation Department Building a Healthy Community Register online:, click on Recreation Connection



Are you ready for another fantastic year? Monday - Friday   8:30am - 3:00pm   $109/week/child Castlegar & District Recreation Department and Robson Community School are pleased to offer 7 weeks of Summer “Cool” Camps packed full of action, adventure, games, sports, arts, craft projects and more! Camps run Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. Please register early! All planned activities are tentative and may change due to unforeseen circumstances. You will need to complete and return a participant profile and waiver before the first camp day. Subsidies are available. Please contact Laurie Watson, Robson Community School Coordinator at 250 365 5970 or

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Chef” Camp

Chef” Camp

Splish Splash

July 2-5 (Mon Holiday) 6 – 8 yrs

Robson 25553

July 8-12 9 – 12 yrs

Mad Science July 2-5 (Mon Holiday) 9 – 12 yrs

Robson 25555

Robson 25554

Mad Science July 8-12 6 – 8 yrs

Robson 25557

July 15-19 New Life Assembly Basement Complex 6 – 8 yrs 25560 9 – 12 yrs 25561

It’s a week of “wet n wild” FUN! Enjoy water games, a trip to the water park, explore Zuckerberg Island with lots Culinary Camp The most innovative, culinary camp. of opportunities to get WET and stay Summer Chef School has a full menu of fun planned for kids, designed to boost confidence, strengthen COOL! core cooking abilities, promote an appreciation for food, learn basic culinary skills and play fun games Thank you to Castlegar Pentecostal all about the culinary experience. New Life Assemble They leave with new skills, increased confidence and an appreciation for the value and importance of what we eat.

Guest Instructor Culinary Camp – Chef Geoff Teillier Geoff is the Chef/Instructor for the Food Service Worker Program at Selkirk College’s Trail Campus, teaching Adult Special Education, life skills and employable skills for the hospitality industry. He completed his apprenticeship and earned his journeyman status as a Red Seal cook in 1985. He has worked at numerous establishments throughout his career, is a certified Food Safe Level 1 instructor, was a cub leader in Robson for 13 years and has his own catering business. Showing people they are able is what Geoff strives to accomplish

Mad Science Week Looking for exciting, fun, hands –on science activities? Come be a mad scientist during this week of scientific surprises! Join us for messy experiments, engaging construction and engineering feats all while exploring the wonders of science.

Register Today:  250-365-3386


Week 4 Artful Antics

Complex 25562 25563

If you’ve ever wanted to prepare yourself for your moment in the spotlight, then this is the program for you. Join us for a Musical Theatre experience that is so much fun, you won’t even notice that you are learning new skills! We’ll focus on creativity thru improv, stage presence, theatre sports, voice orchestration, confidence building, projection and much more. Leave your nerves in the wings and get ready to embrace your inner Star! Guest Instructor: Dawn Graham Dawn Graham has been embracing her Inner Diva for over 30 years as a singer, dancer, actor, writer and choreographer. After earning an Extended Minor in Dance at SFU, Dawn discovered Musical Theatre in the Kootenays, joining the Robson Choir and the Rossland Light Opera. She has sung at various local events, such as Concert in the Park, where she wrote and performed her One Woman tribute to Broadway! Dawn is excited to be sharing her passion for Musical Theatre with local youth.


July 22 – 26 6 – 8 yrs 9 – 12 yrs

Week 5 Sports Camp July 29- Aug 2 Complex 6 – 8 yrs 25564 9 – 12 yrs 25565 Into Sports and Games? Have fun! Learn to take on new challenges! Develop independence and self confidence. Develop teamwork! Try out a variety of sports in a fun, highenergy spirited environment

Week 6

Camp Carnival – Under the Big Top

Aug 6-9 (Mon Holiday) Complex 6 – 8 yrs 25566 9 – 12 yrs 25567 Don’t just watch the circus…be in the circus! Be A clown! Test all your circus skills through our Circus Circuit! Learn to juggle – hula hoop and to make up your own tumbling routines. Friday perform at your very own circus!

Week 7 BEST of the BEST Summer Camps Aug 12-16 Complex 6 – 8 yrs 25568 9 – 12 yrs 25569 Imagine a FABULOUS week full of Summer Cool Camp favorites – a variety of games, sports, science, drama and the best of lunches, chosen by campers!!

Limited Space

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Discovery Aqua - Camp

Summer Skate at the Skate Park

9 – 14yrs


Castlegar Complex Pool

Discover everything to do with Aquatics! Join our aquatic staff for a week of action packed Activities. Have a splashing good time in the pool! Bring your bathing suit, goggles, towel and a snack! (Must be able to swim in deep water) Must register by Aug 12, 2013 Day 1

Strokes & Skills

Day 2


Day 3

Sports & Games

Day 4

A taste of Lifeguarding!

Day 5

Swim to Survive Challenge!

Mo – Fr 10am-Noon $59/5

Aug 19-23 25791


Columbia Room

Childcare, tips on behavior, safety, feeding, emergencies and infant care will be covered. Fee includes manual and exam fee. Please bring a pen and paper. Mo,Tu, 10am-2pm $46 Mo, Tu, 10am- 2pm $46

July 8-9 25514 Aug 12-13 25515

Castlegar Rotary Skatepark

Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm June 25th – September 6th Mentoring and Lessons - FREE The “Summer at the Skate Park Program” is on for 2013 thanks to a grant from BC Gaming, organized by Kootenay Family Place and support from Columbia Basin Trust and Castlegar & District Recreation Department. Ty Smith will be the program coordinator offering mentoring and support to all skatepark user along with 2 other coaches. The program has safety equipment available and skateboards free to use whilst at the skatepark. The drop in learn to skateboarding program is free with the only requirement being a waiver form is signed once. Learn how to skateboard safely by developing the skills of standing, falling properly, stopping, pushing, turning/carving, tic tac, ollies, grinds and skatepark etiquette. The foundation, fundamental and advanced skateboard skills development are based on the Skaters for Public Skateparks/Drop In Curriculum. A variety of special events will happen over the summer and there will be some great prizes available.  So come on down and enjoy some Summer Skate Park Fun! For more information visit:

MOUNTAIN BIKE CAMPS Betty GoHard BOYS Summer Camp: INTRO 6-9yrs

Kinnaird Park, Castlegar

Ideal for young riders who have basic bike handling skills, are comfortable on their bike and interested in learning off-road riding techniques. The camp focus is to gain skills and confidence with an introduction to basic skills needed for trail riding. Starting in a controlled environment on day one, then introducing these young riders to some basic, fun single track/double track trails on day two and three. Skills covered include: braking, cornering, climbing, descending, balance skills, maneuvering over and around small obstacles, safety and trail etiquette. This camp is ideal as an introduction to trails and off-road riding. Some climbing is required. **A minimum of a 20inch wheeled bike is required. ** Mo, Tu, We 9.30am-1pm $129

Register Today:  250-365-3386

July 29-31 25549

5 Betty GoHard GIRLS Summer Camp: INTRO

First Kicks (British Soccer Camp) 3-4yrs

Kiwanis Soccer Field - Complex

Kinnaird Park, Castlegar

Kiwanis Soccer Field

Ideal for young riders who have basic bike handling skills, are comfortable on their bike and interested in learning off-road riding techniques. The camp focus is to gain skills and confidence with an introduction to basic skills needed for trail riding. Starting in a controlled environment on day one, then introducing these young riders to a basic, fun single track/double track trail on day two.

Challenger Sports has the right people teaching the right things in the right way. Start your future soccer star the Challenger Way! Each camper receives a free soccer camp t-shirt, soccer ball and player evaluation. 5 hours of soccer – a fun way to play!

Challenger Sports’ British Soccer Camp is the most popular soccer camp in the country Each day includes individual foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, smallsided games, coached scrimmages, and a daily World Cup tournament.

Skills covered include: braking, cornering, climbing, descending, balance skills, maneuvering over and around small obstacles, safety and trail etiquette. This camp is ideal as an introduction to trails and off-road riding. Some climbing is required. **A minimum of a 20″ wheeled bike is required. **

Mo, Tu, 9.30am-1pm $89

Aug 26, 27 25550

Betty GoHard Rippers Teen Summer Camp: Level 2 10-14yrs

Mo - Fr, 10:45-11:45am 24997

Jul 8-12 $70/5

Mini Soccer (British Soccer Camp) 4-6yrs

Kiwanis Soccer Field

Challenger Sports has geared the Mini Tot soccer for older tots. It is 1.5 hrs per day of soccer games and skill development, includes soccer camp t-shirt, soccer ball and player evaluation. 7.5 hours of soccer – a fun way to play. Mo - Fr, 9am-10:30am 24998

Kinnaird Park, Castlegar


Half Days Mo - Fr, 9am –12noon 24999 Mo - Fr, 1pm – 4pm 25000 Full Day Mo - Fr, 9am – 4pm 25001

Jul 8-12 $90/5

July 17,18 25551

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Jul 8 - 12 $170/5

Aquatic Special Events

This summer camp is ideal for riders who have some trail experience and want to improve their riding and meet other kids who ride. Starting in a controlled environment on day one, the young riders will develop and practice their skills. Day two will include a shuttled single track ride allowing the riders to apply the skills learnt on day one. Skills and progressions include: balance and body position, braking, descending, cornering (slow & high speed), maneuvering over and around manmade obstacles, wheel lifts & safety and trail etiquette We, Th, 9.30am-1pm $104

Jul 8 - 12 $120.00/5 Jul 8 - 12 $120/5



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AQUATIC SPECIAL EVENTS Wacky Wednesdays! Complex Pool

Join us on Wednesday afternoons for some wacky wet fun! Bring your water shooters and slip and slide on the water walkway! Sorry no lap lane during this time. We, 2pm – 4pm


Regular Admission applies

Pool Toy Days!

Splash Parties!

Complex Pool

Fitness Studio

Play on Clifford the “Big Dog” and have a wet and wild day! Sorry no lap lane during these times.

Birthday party at the Aquatic Centre! One hour in a meeting room. You bring the cake, food, and the goodies! Then head to the pool for some wet & wild fun! Must book at least 1 week in advance. Package includes admission for 2 adults if children are 6yrs and under. Meeting room booked on availability. Parties are booked during public swim times only; see Aquatic schedule for public swim times.

Canada Day, Mo 1:30 – 4:30pm

July 1

BC Day, Mo, 1:30 – 4:30pm

Aug 5

Big Dog Fridays!

Big Dog Fridays, Fri, 1:30 – 4:30pm Jul 7, 21, Aug 9, 16

Complex Pool

Regular Admission applies

Summer Friday Fun on the Big Dog! Sorry no lap lane during these times.

Back to School Swim Party!

Fr, 1:30pm – 4:30pm July 7, 21, Aug 9, 16 Regular Admission applies

Up to 10 children

Complex Pool

Everybody Welcome! Swim and play on the GIANT ICEBERG! Popcorn & drinks served! Sorry no lap lane during this time. Sa, 2pm – 4pm Popcorn served at 3pm! Regular Admission applies

Sept 7, 2013


Splash Party with a Games Leader! Complex pool

It’s a Splash party (as above) with a lifeguard leading the party group through 30 min of fun & games in the pool. Must be booked during weekend public swim times only. Up to 10 children

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Swimming Lessons


What To Expect!

Red Cross Preschool Lessons

Red Cross & Lifesaving Progression (5-12yrs)

Starfish 4-12 mths


Sea Turtle 24-36 mths

Sea Otter 3-5 yrs 

Note: Decision to transfer students based on skill level will be discussed with parent.

12-24 mths

Level 1

Salamander 3-5 yrs  Sunfish 3-6 yrs 

Level 2

Crocodile (incomplete) 3-6 yrs  Crocodile 3-6 yrs 

Level 3

Whale (incomplete) 3-6 yrs 

Day 6: Half way reports will be issued at the start of today’s lesson. Parents, you may touch base with the instructor today to discuss your child’s progress so far. Day 8: Parent Appreciation Day! Parents, feel free to come out on deck today and get a closer look at your child’s lesson, or better yet, Join the Class! Have fun! Day 10: Progress Card Day! The card outlines successes and challenges for your child. It also indicates which level to register your child in next time. If the level is complete, they will receive a badge! If there’s more to complete, they will receive a sticker and/or tattoo! Note: pre-school parent & tot classes do not come with badges, but do have Stickers!

Parent/ Spectator Policy:

Whale 3-6 yrs 

Level 4

Private Swim Lessons Do you need to focus on a specific skill or stroke item? Do you have one item left to complete a level? Private lessons may be the answer for you! Private lessons are not recommended for water safety knowledge, but for specific items that are not completed in a regular lesson set. All private lessons are taught by our certified Red Cross instructors. Times will be arranged around our pre-set private lesson times below. Private Lesson Times: July-Aug 2013 Mondays Thursdays Sundays

Day 1: Instructors will meet students in the designated lesson areas of the pool deck (signs posted). Please present your child’s last RC progress card to the Instructor. Instructors screen students to ensure they are enrolled in the appropriate level.

Level 5 Level 6 Level 7

Private (1 person) 30 min $18 / 1 class $45 / 3 classes Semi Private (2 ppl) 30 min $26 / 1 class $65 / 3 classes

Oh No! My class is cancelled? It’s not too late!

Rookie Patrol

Even if a swim lesson has started, we will accept registration before the 3rd class!

Level 8

Red Cross Learn To Swim Lesson Fees:

Ranger Patrol

30 min

Level 9 3:00-4:00pm 3:00-4:00pm 12:45-1:45pm

The Pool area can be very busy with programs, activities, and swim lessons. To ensure safety for all and minimize distractions and blind spots for the lifeguards: All patrons are required to remain in the pool viewing area. Lesson parents may pick up children in the viewing area after their lesson. Please join us on the deck or in the water on Parent Appreciations Day!

Star Patrol Level 10

45 min 60 min

40 / 8 classes 45 / 10 classes $


$ 45 / 8 classes 50 / 10 classes


$ 50 / 8 classes 58 / 10 classes


Kids Swim Level 5 & 6 are 45 minute lessons. Level 7, 8, 9, 10 are 60 minute lessons. All other lessons are 30 minutes.

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Monday to Friday, July 8 - 19 (10 lessons) 9:30am

Duck 25631 Sea Turtle 25634

Sunfish 25673

Swim Kids 1 25687


Salamander 25660

Sea Otter 25640

Swim Kids 2 25690


Starfish 25637

Sea Otter 25642

Swim Kids 3 25698


Swim Kids 5 25721 Swim Kids 6 25724

Crocodile 25677

Salamander 25661

Sea Otter 25643

Swim Kids 4 25706


Swim Kids 7 25727 Swim Kids 8 25730

Swim Kids 9 25733 Swim Kids 10 25736

Whale 25681

Monday to Friday, July 22 - Aug 2 (10 lessons) 9:30am

Sea Otter 25645

Whale 25682

Swim Kids 4 25708


Starfish 25638

Sea Otter 25647

Swim Kids 3 25701


Salamander 25663

Crocodile 25678

Swim Kids 2 25693


Sunfish 25675

Swim Kids 5 25722 Swim Kids 6 25725

Swim Kids 1 25688


Duck 25632 Sea Turtle 25635

Swim Kids 9 25734 Swim Kids 10 25737

Swim Kids 7 25728 Swim Kids 8 25731

Sea Otter 25651

Salamander 25665

Swim Kids 7 25729 Swim Kids 8 25732

Swim Kids 4 25771

Tuesday to Friday, Aug 6 - 16 (8 lessons) 9:30am

Sunfish 25676

Starfish 25639


Sea Otter 25655

Duck 25633 Sea Turtle 25636


Swim Kids 3 25703

Salamander 25668


Swim Kids 1 25689

Swim Kids 5 25723 Swim Kids 6 25726


Swim Kids 2 25695

Whale 25683 Swim Kids 9 25735 Swim Kids 10 25739

Sea Otter 25656 Crocodile 25679

Salamander 25670

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Swimming Lessons


10 Aquatic Leadership at a glance




Dates Offered


Jul 8-12

FAI Course

18+ years,SFA

Jul 6,7,13,14

CPR C Course



Bronze Cross EFA Re-Cert

First Aid Instructor Course –

(Lifesaving Society)

(Lifesaving Society)

Pre-req: None (14+recommended) Castlegar Community Complex

Bronze Medallion

Bronze Medallion EFA within 3yrs

CPR – C/AED Course –

Aug 5-9 Aug -17 Aug 21,24

Whether you are a babysitter, job seeker, or responsible citizen, knowing what to do in an emergency is a good skill to have. Learn how to recognize and respond to someone who is choking, not breathing, or has suffered a cardiac arrest. This CPR course teaches basic resuscitation for adults, children and infants. Must register by: July 15, 2013

NLS Re-Cert

Previous NLS

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Look Toward

AWSI Course



WSI Course



Pre-req: Bronze Medallion

LSI Course



Castlegar Community Complex

Dates Offered


Pre-req: 13yrs by last day (or Bronze Star) Castlegar Community Complex

Understanding the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education- judgment, knowledge, skill, and fitness. Rescuers learn tows and carries as well as defense and release methods in preparation for rescues of conscious and unconscious victims. Lifesavers develop stroke methods in preparation for rescues of conscious and unconscious victims Lifesavers develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a timed swim. Bronze Medallion includes a CPR – A certificate. 100% attendance is required. Cost includes a pocket mask and CLS manual. Must register by: July 1, 2013 Mo – Fri, 12, 30 – 4:30pm $199/5

July 8 - 12 25742

Sa, 9am – 3pm $75/1

July 27 25743

Bronze Cross

Intro to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Develop proficiency at performing patient assessments, managing aquatic spinal injuries, and caring for a variety of aquatic emergencies, while developing strokes, endurance, and fitness. Bronze Cross includes a CPR – C certification. 100% attendance is required. Must register by: July 31, 2013 Mo – Fri, 12:30 – 4:30pm $155/5

Aug 5 - 9 25744

Emergency First Aid Recertification – (Lifesaving Society)

Pre-req: Proof of EFA certification – current within 3 years Castlegar Community Complex

Must register by: Aug 5, 2013 Sa, 9am – 1pm $95/1

Aug 17 25747

Pre-req: 18yrs by last day of course/ current SFA or AEC/ AED Responder recommended. Castlegar Community Complex

Are you interested in some new and exciting training? The Lifesaving Society is excited to announce the new First Aid Instructor Course! At the end of the course candidates will be able to teach CPR Level A,B,C and CPR-HCP, Emergency and Standard First Aid, AED, Oxygen Therapy and AEC (for those who hold a current LSI & NLS). First Aid skills are a critical part of the lifesaving process and first aid training that is needed in many fields. Become a part of this! 100% attendance is required. Must have 6 min registered for course to run. Must register by: Jun 24, 2013 Sa, Su, 8am – 5pm $550/4

Jul 6, 7, 13,14 25746

NLS Pre-cert/ Re-cert

Pre-req: Proof of NLS certification (does not have to be current), recommended CPR-C (current within 1 year) Castlegar Aquatic Centre

For the NLS recertification you are responsible for reviewing the required content and skills prior to the pre-cert and preparing yourself for the practical exam. Your exam in based on the NLS award curriculum and the required content for this curriculum can be found in your Alert and Canadian Lifesaving Manuals. Must register by Aug 12, 2013 We, 4pm – 8pm Sa, 9am – 2pm Aug 21, 24 $120/2 25745

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PERSONAL TRAINING &SMALL GROUP PERSONAL TRAINING We have qualified Personal Trainers on staff to help you towards your fitness goals. They can get you started, motivated and inspired to make positive change in you life. Experience all the benefits of health and wellness by working with a personal trainer. Whatever your level of fitness or goals, you receive an individual program tailored to your specific needs by registered personal trainers.

SMALL GROUP PERSONAL TRAINING Our certified personal trainers will design a customized program for your small group! Keep motivated and put some fun into your training by working out with a small group of friends! For more information, call Myra: 250-365-3386 How to sign up: 1. Fill out the CDRD Personal Training package! 2. Drop off completed package at the CDRD front office! 3. A CDRD Trainer will contact you to begin training!

Personal Training Packages

One on One

Personal Assessment

$35 + tax

Intro Package - 2.5hrs

$84 + tax

Not Available

1 Session - 1hr

$35 + tax

$30 + tax (per person)

3 Sessions - 3hrs

$95 + tax

$80 + tax (per person)

5 Sessions - 5hrs

$160 + tax

$135 + tax (per person)

10 Sessions - 12hrs

$300 + tax

$260 + tax (per person)

Train with a friend

Not Available

Small Group Packages




12 Sessions

$216 + tax (per person)

$180 + tax (per person)

$144 + tax (per person)

24 Sessions

$418 + tax (per person)

$345 + tax (per person)

$230 + tax (per person)

*Please note: All personal training packages expire 6 months from the date of purchase

FITNESS TECHNICIAN COMPLEX WEIGHT ROOM Do you want to workout in the weight room, but are unsure of how to use the equipment and how to get started? The Castlegar & District Recreation Complex has a Fitness Technician in the weight room most weekday afternoons between 4:30 – 8:30pm? Our Fit Techs can help you with: Learning to use equipment safely and effectively Demonstrating basic weight training techniques Answering your fitness and facility related questions. Monitoring & supervising weight room to ensure your comfort and safety while working out

ATTENTION! Teen Weight Room Users All students between 13 & 16 yrs of age MUST attend a Weight Room Orientation and MUST complete a Youth Consent Form (Parent signature required) before using the Weight Room. Free Weight room orientation for students between 13 & 16 yrs of age are held on Wednesdays at 6:00pm or can be arranged with the Fitness Technician.

Spotting while performing exercises Assisting with your conditioning program.

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12 Summer Fitness Classes, July - August 2013 MONDAY


6:10am-7:10am 8:30-9:30am

Deep Water Workout




Summer Boot Camp

Circuit Strength

9am-11am 6pm-7pm

Step to it

Body Blast


Summer Boot Camp Deep Water Workout

Deep Water Workout

Circuit Strength

Circuit Strength

Health & Recovery Ultimate Kickbox


Health & Recovery Wheels & Weights


Step & Core


Note: schedule subject to change Pre-Registered Fitness Classes 

Drop In Fitness Classes




Fitness Studio

Location: Kinnaird Park

Charlotte has a lengthy background in all disciplines of dance and is a licensed and certified Zumba® Instructor. Previous dance experience is not necessary to come out and join in Charlotte’s Zumba® class. The Zumba® program is designed for everyone – people of all fitness levels, from all backgrounds, and of any age. The key is to get moving and have fun doing it! Every Zumba® class creates a party-like atmosphere that provides a non-intimidating opportunity for everyone to participate in group fitness. The Zumba® program is a Latin-inspired, dance-fitness class that incorporates Latin and international music and dance movements, creating a dynamic, exciting, exhilarating, and effective fitness program. Come and try Charlotte’s moderate to high-intensity Zumba® class, and get ready to dance, sweat, and move your body to some wicked tunes!


16yrs +

Summer Boot Camp 16yrs +

Fitness Studio/Selkirk Room

Keep up with your Boot Camp workouts during the Summer! Set your alarm clock and Beat the Heat! Challenge yourself to a variety of exercises that will give you a total body workout! This class will be held indoors and/ or outdoors depending on the weather and instructor’s choice. This class can accommodate all fitness levels! Tu, Th, 6:10am - 7am $86/14

Fitness Studio closed Aug 26 - Sept 2 for Annual Maintenance Shutdown

July 2 - Aug 15 25740

We, 7:10pm - 8:10pm $48/6

18yrs +

July 4 - Aug 8 25741

WHO IS THIS SERIES FOR: Great for INTERMEDIATE RIDERS: Develop your skills to ride more confidently on steeper, faster and more technical trails! This 4-week program is designed to develop well-rounded technical skills over 4 sessions; learn a foundation of intermediate technical skills and build confidence on the technical style trails of the Rossland trail network. You will complete these sessions with enhanced riding skills, confidence, fitness and be inspired to ride more. Skills covered: Body Positioning- Slow and High Speed Cornering- Down Hill Switchbacks - Wheel Lifts – FR, RR, Level, Manual -Natural and Man Made Structures: Skinnies, Log, and Rock Roll Downs - Roll Down and Manual Drop Offs - Trail Etiquette and Locations Basic Bike Maintenance - changing a tire, cleaning, lubing your chain Four week program includes shuttle rides, coaching, skill practice Tu, 5:30 - 8pm $129

Register Today:  250-365-3386

Sept 3 - 24 25799

13 Deep Water Workout

Ultimate Kickbox

Complex Pool

Fitness Studio

Enjoy this low impact, full body workout using the water for resistance!

Give stress a real good Kick! High intensity punching & kicking is a great way to stay fit. Sweat, learn, burn and smile your way to results! Build muscle and tone with this safe and exciting workout!

16yrs +

This class provides cardiovascular training with muscle endurance and core conditioning! Floatation belts help keep participants heads above water! Comfort in deep water is recommended. Mo, We, Fri, 8:30am – 9:30am Jul 3 - Aug 16 25748 No classes: Aug 5

Circuit Strength 16yrs +

Weight Room/Fitness Studio

An Oldie but a Goodie! One of Castlegar’s favorite fitness classes! Muscular strength and endurance with cardio intervals makes this an all around great workout! Mo, We, Fr, 9am -10am 25749

July 3 - Aug 16 No classes: Aug 5

Step to it

Mo, 6pm - 7pm 25778


16yrs +

July 3 - Aug 12 No class Aug 5

Body Blast 16yrs +

Fitness Studio

An effective and fun mix of easy to follow but challenging workouts. A mix of cardio bursts plus conditioning segments. Boost your metabolism with this great combination of cardio and sculpting! Tu, 6pm – 7pm 25782

July 2 - Aug 13

Wheels & Weights

Step & Core 16yrs +

Fitness Studio/Selkirk Room

A high energy/low impact aerobic step class with an added core component! Th, 6pm-7pm 25785

July 4 - Aug 15

Health & Recovery

16yrs +

16yrs +

Fitness Studio/Selkirk Room

Weight Room

Step into this high energy/low impact aerobic class. Burn calories by toning your thighs and buttocks and hips! This class is for all fitness levels.

The perfect combo of the cardio you need and the sculpting and toning that you want. Indoor cycling will improve your cardiovascular fitness and tone your hips and legs. Sculpting using resistance exercises will enhance calorie burning and improve muscle strength and endurance.

Tu, 9am -10am 25775

We, 6pm - 7pm 25788

Have you been told by your doctor that you need to start exercising but think the gym is just for folks who look good in spandex? Let us change your mind with the Health & Recovery program where the focus is on your comfort level in the gym! This supportive class takes place in the Complex Weight room and allows you to progress at your own rate. Whether you are new to fitness or have just been away for awhile, this program is for you! An Orientation with the program’s fitness instructor is HIGHLY recommended to assess your physical readiness.

16yrs +

Fitness Studio

July 2- Aug 15

July 3 - Aug 14 Max 11 participants

Tu, Th, 9am – 11am 25789 Assessment only: $25

Register Today:  250-365-3386

July 2 - Aug 15 25790


Pool Schedule






EarlyBird/ Tot Pool 6:30am - 8:30am

Swim Club Limited Use) 7:30am - 9:30am

Early Bird/Tot Pool 6:30am - 8:30am

Swim Club (Limited Use) 7:30am - 9:30am

Early Bird/Tot Pool 6:30am - 8:30am

Deep Water Workout/ D Lap Lane/Tot Pool 8:30am - 9:30am

Deep Water Workout/ D Lap Lane/Tot Pool 8:30am - 9:30am

Swim Lessons/ D Lap Lane 9:30am - 12pm

Swim Lessons D Lap Lane 9:30am - 12pm

Swim Lessons/ D Lap Lane 9:30am - 12pm

Swim Lessons/ D Lap Lane 9:30am - 12pm

Adult Lap 12pm - 1pm

Adult Lap 12pm - 1pm

Adult Lap/ Senior Swim Club 12pm - 1pm

Adult Lap 12pm - 1pm

Adult Lap 12pm - 1pm

Public Swim/ D Lap Lane 1pm - 4pm

Public Swim/ D Lap Lane 1pm - 4pm

Public Swim/ D Lap Lane 1:pm - 4pm

Public Swim/ D Lap Lane 1pm - 4pm

Public Swim/ D Lap Lane 1:00pm - 4:00pm (Special Rate)

Private Lessons 3pm - 4pm

Swim Club (Limited Use) 4pm - 7pm

Swim Club (Limited Use) 4pm - 7pm

Swim Club (Limited Use) 4pm - 7pm

Swim Club (Limited Use) 4pm - 7pm

Public Swim/ D Lap Lane 7pm - 8:30pm

Public Swim/ D Lap Lane 7pm - 8:30pm

Public Swim/ D Lap Lane 7pm - 8:30pm

Public Swim/ D Lap Lane 7pm - 8:30pm


Aqua Circuit/ D Lap Lane/Tot Pool 8:30am - 9:30am

Swim Lessons D Lap Lane 9:30am - 12pm

Private Lessons 3pm - 4pm


Public Swim/ D Lap Lane 4:30pm - 8:30pm

Public Swim/ D Lap Lane 10am - 6pm

Private Swim Lessons 12:45 - 1:45pm Public Swim 1pm - 6pm  

Private Bookings Available Phone: 250-365-3386

Pool Schedule Subject to Change. For Daily Schedules call: 250-365-3386, ext 0. Please Note: The Castlegar & District Aquatic Centre is a public facility; as a result, shared use of the pool occurs from time to time. All efforts will be made to accommodate all users and provide advanced notice of changes when ever possible.

Canada Day Monday July 1 Open 1:30pm - 4:30pm, BC Day Monday Aug 6 Open 1:30pm - 4:30pm, Pool Closed July 14 & 15 Aquanauts Swim Meet

Maintenance Shutdown: Aug 26 - Sep 2, 2013 Pool Schedule Terms Public Swim: Pool and Tot Pool, Hot Tub and Steam Room available! Includes 1 single lap lane. (minimum). Early Bird: Lane swimming with a single leisure lane included! Hot Tub, Steam Room and Tot Pool available!

Limited Use: Means the facility is open for the Hot Tub and Steam Room only! Pool and/or Tot Pool may not be available due to programs, user groups or special events. S Lap Lane: One single size lap lane only available during this time. D Lap Lane: One double size lap lane only available during this time.

Tot Pool: Tot Pool area only for Parent and Tots (no public swimming available). Adult Lap: Adults only for lane swimming. One single lane of each Fast, Medium and Slow (Adult lap maybe shared with Adult lessons). Ducks Galore: Parent and Tot swim with floating rubber ducks. Lap lane available.

Register Today:  250-365-3386

Summer Hours

Aquatic Centre

Fitness Centre

Mo, We Tu, Th Friday Saturday Sunday

6:30am-8:30pm 9:30am-8:30pm 6:30am - 8:30pm 10am - 6pm 1pm - 6pm

6am-8:30pm 6am- 8:30pm 6am - 8:30pm 10am - 6pm 1pm - 6pm

Annual Canada Day Celebration and Outdoor Movie Monday July 1 2013 6pm – 11pm

Canada Day, Jul 1 BC Day, Aug 6

Admission Rates

Adult Senior 19-59 60+yr Pool, Weight Room, Steam Room & Hot Tub Drop in Fitness classes

Unlimited drop in access to pool, weight room, whirlpool & drop in fitness classes

Castlegar Recreation Complex Soccer Field BBQ, Food vendors, live entertainment Outdoor movie on 40’ screen – Free Birthday cake and popcorn!

OPEN Stat Holidays, 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Membership and Ticket Passes are an excellent way to save money!


Youth 7-14yrs

$4.77 $40.14 $71.42

$4.77 $40.14 $71.42

$3.57 $30.15 $53.60

1 Month Pass $61.00 $50.00 3 Month Pass $140.00 $110.00 1 Year Pass $480.00 $380.00

$50.00 $110.00 $380.00

Single 10 Tickets 20 Tickets

$5.72 $48.24 $85.76


Child Family* 2-6yrs

$2.85 $24.12 $42.88

Max 5 (2 adults/3child/youth/student)


$40.00 $32.00 $90.00 $70.00 $310.00 $240.00

Infant: under 2 (Free) Note: Prices DO NOT include taxes. Passes are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Request a Refund, Credit or Transfer

3 Ways to Register

Castlegar & District Recreation Department

Please contact customer service during business hours at 250-365-3386 ext 0. Full refunds are considered for most courses without penalties, 72 hrs prior to program start dates. Please see our program cancellation policy at or at the front desk.

Recreation Connection

Visit, click Recreation Connection


Call 250-365-3386 ext 0.

In Person

Walk right up to the customer service desk and say, “Hello”.

Register Today:  250-365-3386

2101 6th Avenue, Castlegar, BC V1N 3B2 p: 250-365-3386 f: 250-365-0127 e: w:

Be a part of this exciting cultural event!

July 27, 2013 10:30 am to 7:00 pm


Adjacent to the Doukhobor Discovery Centre and the Kootenay Gallery Featuring live music, dance, performances and cuisine from the diverse cultures represented in the Kootenay region. Cost: $2.00

Bring a lawn chair & Blanket and spend the day on heritage way

think green take the free Mti shuttle Go to

Shuttles sponsored by Mountain Transport Institute

From the Station Museum & the Castlegar Recreation Complex starting at 10:15am downtown and continuing throughout the day to the festival site. for a full list of entertainment, artisans and food vendors


sPonsors Key sPonsor

Area I Area J We acknowledge the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia

Contact: Audrey Polovnikoff at 250-365-3386 ext.4105 for further information or to volunteer at the event

Castlegar Summer 2013 Leisure Guide  

Summer Fun for everyone

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