Welcome to Arrow and Slocan Lakes Community Services.
We help open the door to lifelong success. Working together with you to build a vibrant and thriving community.
We support people, from newborns to seniors with innovative programs and services that respond to what is important to them.
Founded in January 2018 in Nakusp, BC Koots Roots Yoga quickly gathered momentum among locals and tourists alike who are happy to have access to regular classes in this humble little village nestled in the mountains. The quaint studio located on the second floor of the Old Fire Hall is beautifully decorated and comfortably accommodates a large group of students.
Yoga is the art of getting out of your own way.
It’s about getting quiet and finding that place inside of you that knows peace, connection and kindness and then letting it ripple through you and out into all of your relationships.
The Selkirk Inn is proudly situated in the heart of downtown Nakusp off of Highway 23.
It is the perfect place for those who seek a quiet and relaxing get-away.
Studio Connexion is a Fine Arts Gallery in the heart of Nakusp, showcasing local talent and other artists from across Canada. Originally a boutique selling antique reproduction furniture, Studio Connexion evolved into a Fine Art Gallery which hosts a number of art exhibitions each year. It is a cultural space promoting visual art in the Arrow Lakes region and the West Kootenays.
School District 10 Arrow Lakes serves the communities of north Slocan Lake and the Arrow Lakes with schools and programs in Nakusp, Edgewood, Burton and New Denver.
Our innovative approach to learning and the beautiful mountain settings that surround these communities, provide our students with unique learning experiences that gain praise in our province and beyond. We are well-recognized for innovation in place-conscious learning, environmental education, and for creatively personalizing learning experiences for our students.
Programs and services in SD 10 include Online Learning, Student Support, Aboriginal Education, Safe Schools, Technology as a tool for learning, Skills Training, Outdoor Education, and an International Student Program.
The Arrow Lakes Historical Society has extensive archive material for the Arrow Lakes and Trout Lake regions of BC, Canada.
We can help you do any area research, including all the towns on the Arrow Lakes and the Lardeau, Trout Lake, Ferguson, and Camborne.
A creative incubator for locals, an inviting haven for visitors.
Along the placid shores of the West Kootenays’ Upper Arrow Lake, lays the rural village of Nakusp. Every week, the old Nakusp Firehall inspires, nourishes and supports the community by hosting Nakusp’s 50 Mile Year Round Market.
This market focuses on local – very local. In order to support the truly remote food producers and artisans in the area, all vendors are within a 50-mile radius of Nakusp. On offer, everything from fresh produce and apple cider, to handcrafted birdhouses and original works of art – and on market days, hot meals from the repurposed community kitchen.
Stepping Stones Children’s Centre
Stepping Stones Children’s centre is a non-profit organization that runs on Parent Fees. We serve the needs of all children in our inclusive setting, aged 2 ½ to 6 years old. The centre is staffed by qualified Early Childhood Educators. A maximum of 16 children can attend our licensed facility. Every child must be toilet trained, unless other arrangements have been made with the Centre Administrator.
Formerly K2 Rotor Lodge
LIFE IS FULL OF SURPRISES
At The Lodge at Arrow Lakes, they are all great.
Whether your idea of fun is quiet sunset reflections or late night beverages in the bar, The Lodge at Arrow Lakes is more than happy to accommodate. Tucked away in the town of Nakusp, British Columbia, the lodge is away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. And that’s why it’s great. That and the scenery, food, drinks and social life. On the drive-up-kick-back scale, we rank #1.
Whether you’re weary or full of wanderlust, we are centrally located, with comfortable rooms to return to at the end of each day.
Come and visit us at 91 4th Ave. NW in Nakusp! Everything is made right here in the shop and you may even find one of our chocolatiers hard at work at our public workstation so you can watch how your favourite treats are made!
A perfect year-round vacation spot! Perched on a rocky bluff above Upper Arrow Lake, the Hot Springs Cottage offers panoramic lake views, and breath-taking vistas of Mount Odin and the surrounding peaks. Enjoy the hot springs water from the renowned Halcyon Hot Springs (with its lithium content) in your own private above ground swimming pool, and hot tub. Enjoy cooking, dining, and relaxing in the open concept kitchen, dining room, and living room. Satellite TV, a DVD player with movie selections, some books and games are available for your entertainment. 2 + 1 bedrooms (see rates), full bath, en suite; sleeps 6 comfortably (up to 8 in total). No pet policy! Located close to Halcyon Hot Springs resort (with public pools, spa, and restaurant), and 34 km to Nakusp with shopping, restaurants and 9 hole golf course. Revelstoke, approximately 1.5 hours away, also offers shopping, restaurants, and is known for excellent skiing, heli skiing and snow mobilling. Surrounding areas provide many hiking and fishing opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. You may find, though, that you never want to leave the cottage, as it truly provides a year-round relaxing experience all on its own! It has been called a “hidden gem.” Families welcome. Not suitable for very young children, but a perfect place to connect as a family. No parties please. Year round weekly special. Book seven days for the price of six!
Formerly known as Hotsprings Escape (1 km from Halycon Hot Springs)
Treat yourself and soak in private hotsprings, your own oasis with a view. Two rentals to choose from. Have a large gathering? book them both. Please check our website for details on how to get here… From there!
Our hot springs water comes from a natural spring in the mountain above the cottage and chalet.
It is directly piped from the mountain springs into our hot tubs which means it is 100% natural hot spring water always refreshed with no chlorine to give you all the benefits of a hot spring can offer. Hotsprings benefits your health, skin and is a natural exfoliate for your skin because of the minerals.
The ALFA Guild is a non-profit association comprised of area artists and community members of the Arrow Lakes district.
The goal of the Arrow Lakes Fine Arts Guild Society is to provide the optimum exhibition space for the visual arts in the West Kootenays and beyond for the established and emerging artists showcasing the highest quality works for those areas.
The purpose of the Society are to foster and promote the visual arts in the area of the Arrow Lakes, to provide a venue for artists to exhibit their works, and to provide similar and related services as determined by the membership.