Recreation

Preliminary drawings of a castle play structure destined for Castlegar’s Millennium Park. Image: City of Castlegar

Castlegar awards contract for castle play structure

A final location within Millennium Park is still to be determined

 

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  • Aug 26, 2022

 

The City of Castlegar has plans for a 12-metre-high castle play structure. Image: Kompan

City of Castlegar planning Canada’s tallest castle playground

The new play structure will be built at Millennium Park

The City of Castlegar has plans for a 12-metre-high castle play structure. Image: Kompan
Photo credit: Kamloops Immigrant Services

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  • May 30, 2022
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An illustration of how Castlegar’s new signs will look (L-R) during the day, from the back, and when illuminated at night. Image: City of Castlegar

New wayfinding signs to be installed around Castlegar

Signs will point to attractions such as Millennium Park and Community Complex

An illustration of how Castlegar’s new signs will look (L-R) during the day, from the back, and when illuminated at night. Image: City of Castlegar
One of the swimming ponds at Millennium Park has reopened. Photo: Betsy Kline
One of the swimming ponds at Millennium Park has reopened. Photo: Betsy Kline
The swimming ponds at Millennium Park in Castlegar. Photo: John K. White
The swimming ponds at Millennium Park in Castlegar. Photo: John K. White
Fishing licences came available for sale Thursday, April 1, and the federal government has introduced a new tool to help anglers – those who are required – to record their catches. (Black Press Media files)

New digital recording tool available for fishing licence sales in B.C.

Anglers can now use an ‘easy’ online system to take note of fish they have caught, as per DFO rules

Fishing licences came available for sale Thursday, April 1, and the federal government has introduced a new tool to help anglers – those who are required – to record their catches. (Black Press Media files)
The Columbia and Western Rail Trail connects Midway to Castlegar. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

67 kilometres of Columbia and Western Trail reclassified as ‘resource road’

The province is reclassifying the stretch between Fife and Castlegar as a resource road

The Columbia and Western Rail Trail connects Midway to Castlegar. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
Jesse O’Neil and Taylor Reid (l to r) are ready to serve you at the Millennium Park concession. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar’s Millennium Park Concession open for season

Concession customers consume more than 2000 pounds of fresh-cut fries every year.

Jesse O’Neil and Taylor Reid (l to r) are ready to serve you at the Millennium Park concession. Photo: Betsy Kline
This screenshot taken from a video shot by surf instructor Shannon Brown shows a watercraft operator in the surf zone off Chesterman Beach. Since being shared on social media, the video has sparked concerns over water safety. (Image from video by Shannon Brown)
This screenshot taken from a video shot by surf instructor Shannon Brown shows a watercraft operator in the surf zone off Chesterman Beach. Since being shared on social media, the video has sparked concerns over water safety. (Image from video by Shannon Brown)
Goose control measures are in place at Millennium Park. Photo: Betsy Kline                                Goose control measures are in place at Millennium Park. May 2020. Photo: Betsy Kline

City of Castlegar using dogs to help control geese at Millennium Park

City using a number of measures to discourage geese from settling at the park

Goose control measures are in place at Millennium Park. Photo: Betsy Kline                                Goose control measures are in place at Millennium Park. May 2020. Photo: Betsy Kline
A rise of misconduct at the Nelson and District Community Complex has put a stress on staff and patrons. Photo: Tyler Harper

10 people banned in two weeks from B.C. rec centre for drugs, squatting

Suspensions were for setting up sleeping bags in washrooms, theft, verbal abuse of staff, and more

A rise of misconduct at the Nelson and District Community Complex has put a stress on staff and patrons. Photo: Tyler Harper