Castlegar is in British ColumbiaCanada. Located on the southern tip of the Arrow Lakes chain, at the confluence of the Kootenay and Columbia Rivers, Castlegar is a perfect base for a whole range of outdoor activities
The surrounding lakes and mountains offer unlimited outdoor possibilities. Tremendous fishing on both big rivers as well as the Arrow Lakes, combined with the convenience of Syringa Creek Provincial Park adds up to everything you need to fully enjoy Castlegar
Located on the Arrow Lake, about 20 km west of Castlegar via Robson. large sandy beach, good swimming, large campsite, hiking trails, boatlaunch, sani-dump. Campsite often full during peak season so book ahead if possible.
Red Resort, . Located approximately 30 mintues drive in Rossland, one of Canada's best and most famous ski resorts. 5 lifts, 2900 vertical feet, 83 marked runs and deep Kootenay power snow, large adjacent cross-country area.
Whitewater Winter Resort. Located approximately 50 minutes from Castlegar, cross-country and downhill ski area, famous for deep powder snow. 3 lifts, 1300 vertical feet.
Lions Head Smoke & brew pub, 2629 Broadwater Road, ☎ 250-365-BREW(2739), . 1130am-1am. Lions Head Pub is under new ownership with a mouth watering menu of b-b-q smoked meat, pizza, seafood and 12 glorious taps of BC micro-brewsedit
Element Club Bar & Grill Open Mon-Sat from 11am. Bar & Grill on 2nd floor with 10 large screens for sports, Karaoke Wednesdays, and Ground level nightclub open on weekends at 10pm. Voted best restaurant three years in a row by the Chamber of Commerce members. www.clubelement.ca
Black Rooster Bar, Grill and Restaurant. Located in the Super 8 hotel. Outdoor patio, lounge atmosphere, numerous plasma TV's, good food and drink, moderately priced.
Nealy O'briens Pub. Small Irish themed pub.
Molly's. Located downtown in the Marlane hotel. The region's only show-lounge. Shows till 11 pm daily.
Thirsty Duck Pub. Located in south Castlegar toward Trail. Open daily for Lunch, Dinner and drinks.
Lions Head Pub. Located in Robson, north of Castlegar.Turn left on broadwater road after the bridge at the north end of town. Smoked BBQ Meats, house made menu of mouth watering food and drink. Specializing in BC craft brewed beer you will not find better tap selection than here with thier 12 glorious taps a beer lovers dream. Situated between the Historic Lions Head Rock and the Mighty Columbia River, this 2 floor Tudor style building is one of a kind in the Kootneys. Expect some live bands, great parties as well as a warm cozy feel daily free pool and foosball. 250-365-BREW(2739).
Element Night Club, Bar and Grill. Large newly opened night club located in downtown Castlegar boasts being one of the biggest in the province (over 600 person capacity). Top 40/Dance DJ's with the occasional international live act. Two floors, large dance floor, two bars, three pool tables, leather couches, and a well ventilated smoking room. Excellent food. Bar and Grill is open Monday to Saturday from 11 am. Club is open till 2AM Wednesday to Saturday. Check out the website for news and upcoming events at "'www.clubelement.ca'", 
Bagels and Brew, #9 - 1502 Columbia Avenue, 1 250 304-2030 -- Bagels & Brew offers specialty coffee drinks, as well as fresh roasted coffee beans, and loose teas. Bagels are boiled and baked, and a variety of cream cheeses are available. Sandwiches, melts, soups and salads are also featured on the menu.