Community of Castlegar

Featured Stories

  1. BC Blind Sports' Early Intervention Program

    Over 200 children participated in sport through BC Blind Sports' Early Intervention Program.

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  2. BC Special Olympics Project Outreach

    More than 300 children participated in sport through BC Special Olympics' Project Outreach.

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  3. BC Hockey's Lace ‘Em Up program

    More than 530 children played hockey through BC Hockey's Lace ‘Em Up program.

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  4. Basketball BC expands the Steve Nash Youth Development Program

    More than 2,000 youth learned basketball fundamentals through the Steve Nash Youth Development Program.

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  5. Sport BC's Power of Sport Tour

    Sport BC expanded its tour to visit 17 communities across BC in 2004-2007.

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  6. Castlegar develops plan for local arts and culture sector

    The City of Castlegar used its grant from Creative Communities to evaluate and improve the local arts and cultural sector.

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  7. Castlegar celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Castlegar hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  8. Castlegar hosts 2007 CCAA Golf Championships

    Castlegar hosted the 2007 PING Canadian Colleges' Athletic Association/ACSC Golf Open Championships, which received funding from Hosting BC.

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  9. Twin Rivers Elementary hosts Explorations camps

    Students attended Explorations summer camps in Castlegar in 2005.

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  10. Golf tees up in Castlegar schools

    BC Golf Association introduces golf skills in schools.

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Related Highlights

  1. More than 900 young hockey players participated in the Spirit of 2010 Hockey Tournament.

  2. The City of Castlegar received $5,000 from Creative Communities.

  3. 50 students attended Explorations summer camps.

  4. The Castlegar literacy task group received $70,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve literacy in the community and surrounding area.

  5. The Castlegar Spirit of BC Committee hosted events to celebrate the annual Spirit of BC Week.

  6. The 2007 Ping CCAA Golf Open Championships receved $9,000 from Hosting BC.

  7. Two schools registered with Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating in students.

  8. The Aboriginal Sport Gallery Travelling Exhibit joined the Cowichan Spirit Pole Tour and visited Castlegar in 2008.

  9. More than 300 students attended Explorations summer camps in the Kootenay-Columbia School District.

  10. Over 3,800 children in 41 communities across BC developed basketball skills in the Steve Nash Youth Development Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2008.

  11. Over 200 children in 18 communities across BC  particpated in the BC Blind Sports Early Intervention Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  12. Over 500 youth in 18 communities across BC were introduced to ice hockey with BC Hockey's Lace 'Em Up Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  13. Over 300 youth in 24 communities across BC participated in the BC Special Olympics' Project Outreach, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  14. Over 20 youth in 17 communities across BC particpated in Sport BC's Expansion of the Power of Sport Tour, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  15. Over 9,600 youth in 26 communities across BC participated in Tennis BC's Expansion of the Tennis BC Schools Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  16. Over 3,000 children in grades 2-7 in 41 communities participated in Basketball BC's Steve Nash Youth Development Program in 2007-2010 thanks to $25,000 from the BC Sport Participation Program.

  17. More than 2,400 students in 9 schools in the Kootenay-Columbia School District participated in Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating.