Our weight rooms are currently open to Selkirk College students and staff by appointment only and we are operating at reduced hours. Gymnasiums are currently closed at this time. Please contact us for more information and to book a time slot.
Due to the ongoing uncertainty of COVID, we will not be renting or booking our gym spaces to community groups until at least January 2021. We will be monitoring the situation closely and will update this status as soon as possible and in accordance with the Provincial Health Authorities.
We will be processing refunds, please contact us to inquire.
Current Hours of Operation (subject to change)
Monday - Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:45 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Saturday - Sunday 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
**Selkirk College Staff and Student ID cards will be required starting October 13, 2020**
Click here for our Daily Prescreening Assessment
Weight Room COVID-19 Protocols
The following prescreen is required for all users each time prior to coming to the facility.
Masks are required anytime people walk through the building, but not while working out.
One at a time for washroom use.
No access to change rooms or gym lockers.
Water fountains are to be used for refilling water bottles. NO MOUTH SPOUT.
Booking a time and sign in procedure:
a) Phone or email ahead to book a time.
b) Maximum 1 hour sessions. Arrive no more than 5 minutes prior and leave no more than 5 minutes after.
c) Proceed through designated entrance with mask on.
d) Use hand sanitizer that has been provided.
e) Confirm prescreen and reading of gym protocols during sign in at front counter.
f) Grab cleaning kit and proceed to the weight room.
Maintain physical distance (6ft or 2m) at all times.
Do not use equipment or apparatus directly adjacent to someone else.
Clean everything that is touched where possible. On items where a full clean is not possible (i.e. medicine ball), use hand sanitizer before touching.
DO NOT use any equipment that is still wet from a previous cleaning.
Return cleaning kit when session is done and exit at the designated exit point.
Please bring your own personal equipment (i.e. gloves, belts, yoga mats, rollers, etc).
Please contact us for more information and to book a time slot: 250-365-1292
The Cage, located on the ground floor of the Castlegar Campus Gymnasium, provides a variety of equipment on loan (heart rate monitors, frisbees, footballs, basketballs, soccer balls & ping pong supplies) and also offers a locker and towel service. There is a full weight & cardio room, a bouldering cave and racquetball/squash court available for booking.
Weight Room Orientations
Are you nervous about entering the Gym? Unsure how to navigate your way around the weight room? Or maybe you just need some motivation to get you in the Gym? Come talk to us at the Gym office and we can sign you up for an appointment with a knowledgeable student to show you the ropes of the weight room.
View the Castlegar Gym Schedule. (select Castlegar Recreation) - Activities coming soon!
*Currently Suspended due to COVID-19: All facilities are available for private bookings, birthday parties, private bookings and special events, click here for more information. Please contact Recreation Services for specific inquiries. Use may be restricted during scheduled college examination periods in December and April and for other scheduled college activities.
Gym facility fees
All students and staff use the campus recreation facilities for FREE.
Outside there are soccer/football fields, basketball hoop, road hockey, volleyball and tennis courts as well as a variety of cross country trails for hiking, running or biking. Please watch for wildlife on our trails. It is not uncommon to find bears, deer, and other critters enjoying our trails too.
Selkirk's Castlegar Campus Trail System
If you are interested in an interpretive walk, trail running or just getting a taste of the forests and rivers minutes from college classes, check out the trails on our Castlegar Campus.