Nestled in the forest and surrounded by the confluence of the Kootenay and Columbia Rivers, this campus is easy to get around and offers great indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities, including up to 15 km of walking trails on campus.
Our Kekuli House Student Housing accommodates up to 100 students in private rooms and is a great way to get to know the campus and your fellow classmates. As our main campus, Castlegar is home to the majority of our administration offices and a ton of student resources.
Contacts & Directions
301 Frank Beinder Way
Castlegar, British Columbia
Canada V1N 4L3
Toll Free: 1.888.953.1133
Direct from Nelson: 250.352.3010
Direct from Trail: 250.368.5333
Campus Hours: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday.
Selkirk College'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.
Services & Amenities
Close to town, we’re accessible by car, bike, walking or city bus. Castlegar and District is made up of the main city, Castlegar (population 7,200) and several smaller surrounding communities for a total population of 13,400. This quickly developing city boasts some of the area’s best year-round outdoor recreation, plus a strong community spirit. Halfway between Vancouver and Calgary, and home to the region’s primary airport, Castlegar is a destination spot for its rich culture and history, amazing year-round outdoor recreation and welcoming community spirit.
You’ll love this city for it's many outdoor activities: rock & mountain climbing, mountain biking & hiking trails, kayaking, boating & fishing spots, beaches & camping and golf courses.