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.

 Explore, browse and register for recreation programs and general admission visits online!




The Winter 2023 Program Guides are available online! Browse programs for you and your whole family. Register online, by phone and in person. Access the Program Guides here.

NEW LSS Swim for Life® program at the RDCK! Starting January 1, 2023, swimming lessons and lifeguard programs at RDCK aquatic facilities will be provided by the Lifesaving Society Canada (LSS). More information coming soon!

For updated hours of operation, visit the Facility Hours page.
For information about the new 2022 fees and charges for admissions and rental rates (effective September 6, 2022), go to the Policies & Procedures page.
Pre-paid admissions, or "10-punch passes," are now available for purchase. Buy 10 general admission visits to your local recreation facility for the price of 9. Call or drop by the front desk of your local facility for more details. New conditions apply.

Need to create an online registration account? Use this form: RDCK account and consent form.

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.
  • International travellers must follow federally mandated masking requirements.
  • 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

COVID-19 Safety Plans & Guidelines

Symptom screening

  • Stay home if you're sick! Before visiting recreation facilities or attending programs, participants and staff are asked to do a self-check and stay home if experiencing any symptoms. For more information visit this online Self-Assessment Tool.
  • Any participants displaying symptoms will not be permitted to access the facility and will be kindly asked to leave for the collective safety of all participants and staff.


  • Wearing masks is a personal choice.

  • Please respect everyone's personal decision to wear a mask if that is what they feel most comfortable doing.

Respect other people's comfort

  • Be considerate of others. Some people might be more comfortable maintaining physical distance, so please respect other people's space.
  • Larger or outdoor spaces may be used to ensure everyone has enough space to feel comfortable.
  • Some programs may be suspended due to current restrictions or staffing shortages.
  • Program capacities may be reduced based on the space and type of activity.
  • Please do not arrive more than 5 mins before your class.

Entering & exiting our facilities

  • Entrance to and egress from our facilities may be controlled for both staff and the public. 
  • Please follow signage and staff direction.

Hand hygiene

  • Continue to wash or sanitize your hands regularly.
  • Hand sanitizer and/or handwashing facilities are available at all indoor RDCK facilities.
  • Unless notified otherwise, please bring your own hand sanitizer to outdoor programs and facilities.
  • Frequent handwashing will be promoted at our facilities, especially in kids programs and camps.
  • Water fountains may not be available, so please bring your own water bottle.


  • Cleaning is a part of each facility's focus on health and safety.

Our Recreation team is using the current information and guidelines from Provincial agencies to inform our fall and winter recreation program offerings. As COVID-19 is unpredictable, we will continue to be adaptable.

Programs may need to be changed, moved or cancelled as the pandemic and associated measures evolve. Refunds and/or credits will be made available as needed. We ask that you be patient and understanding if changes need to be made throughout the course of the fall and winter.


Change rooms are available at some facilities. If you are unsure, contact the facility directly, or arrive in your swimming or exercise attire and you will be provided with a place to store your shoes, coats and outerwear.  


Thank you.


Time-Based Memberships (Active Pass) - Available now! 

Time-based memberships or “Active Pass" facility passes for RDCK recreation facilities are available for purchase. The Active Pass provides general admission to fitness centres/weight rooms, pools and arenas.

For those who provide proof that they are fully vaccinated, the Active Pass allows you to access all General Admission programs available at the facility.

Passes for 1 month, 3 months and 6 months can be purchased in person or by phone with your local recreation facility.

Also available: 10 Punch Pass for Salmo Recreation


One Month Pass

Three Month Pass

Six Month Pass





2nd Adult same household








With purchase of Adult One/Three/Six Month Pass





Salmo and District




2nd Salmo and District Adult





Salmo and District




With purchase of Adult One/Three/Six Month Pass




Adult 10 Punch Pass

Salmo and District



Youth 10 Punch Pass

Salmo and District



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The content on this page was last updated December 8 2022 at 10:58 AM