COVID-19 | Public Facilities

Town of Creston Offices and Facilities:

Town Hall and Town Facilities: In order to ensure the safety of our staff and the public, The Town of Creston has closed the following Town-owned  facilities to the public:

  • all public washrooms;
  • the Public Works Shop
  • the Youth Centre;
  • the Fire Hall (staff still available to take your calls);
  • Creston Education Centre;
  • All playgrounds and exercise equipment; and,
  • Town Hall.

Town Parks: remain open to the public for general use; however, all parks remain closed to bookings and gatherings until further notice. All playgrounds and exercise equipment are closed.

Contact: Town Staff remain available to assist you by phone at 250.428.2214, or email at info@creston.ca during regular office hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. Required meetings for core services are available by appointment only.

The RCMP Administrative Office is also closed to the public at this time. Their office can be reached at 250.428.9313. In case of emergency please dial 911.

Regional District of Central Kootenay Facilities

The following RDCK facilities are closed: 

  • Creston & District Community Centre
  • Rotacrest Hall
  • Creston Education Centre Gym 
  • The Creston Valley Public Library
  • CDCC Skatepark & Sports Court

Please go to https://rdck.ca/EN/main/services/emergency-management/covid-19-updates.html to find out specific information on memberships, programs and rentals.

Landfills and Transfer Stations: 

  • RDCK Landfill is no longer accepting wood, or metal. Only regular household waste may be dropped off. No fees are being charged at this time. Yard waste may be dropped off in the month of April for no charge.

Please visit https://rdck.ca/EN/main/services/waste-recycling/waste-disposal/creston-landfill.html  for hours of operation.

Transit:

The RDCK and BC Transit are working together to protect the health and safety of Transit ridership. The BC Centre for Disease Control and the Government of Canada are providing our partnership with regular updates regarding best practices for preventing the spread of COVID-19.

At the current time the risk to Transit users is low. We will continue to monitor the situation and work with authorities at the federal, provincial, and local government levels to prevent the spread of the disease.

To ensure the transit fleet is as safe as possible, vehicles are cleaned daily. Advisory information will be posted onboard shortly.