Can you swim in Radium Hot Springs?

Radium Swimming & Beaches Soaking is a year-round activity in Radium Hot Springs at the Mineral Pools. Just south of Radium, a 15 minute’s drive, is Invermere where you can enjoy two beaches – Kinsmen Beach or James Chabot Park.

Do hot springs have radium?

The village is named for the hot springs located in the nearby Kootenay National Park. From Banff, Alberta, it is accessible via Highway 93. The hot springs were named after the radioactive element when an analysis of the water showed that it contained small traces of radon which is a decay product of radium.

What heats the Radium Hot Springs?

geothermal energy
During a recent extensive renovation, the Radium Hot Springs took steps to reduce their carbon footprint by recycling their water, using geothermal energy to heat the building as well as accessibility ramps to keep them clear of snow and ice. The water is then purified and released back into nearby Sinclair Creek.

Are Radium Springs safe?

The rate of crime in Radium Springs is 60.19 per 1,000 residents during a standard year. People who live in Radium Springs generally consider the northeast part of the city to be the safest.

Which is better radium or Fairmont Hot Springs?

Radium has more of a town with some shops and nice restaurants, Fairmont is getting better with more choices to eat but not as much as Radium. If you want to go to Invermere where the most shopping is Radium is closer. There is equally as good golfing in both places.

Will Radium Hot Springs Open?

Radium Hot Springs is open Provincial Health Orders and guidance remains in effect. Please plan your trip accordingly. For up-to-date hours, visit

How much does it cost to go to Radium Hot Springs?

Single Entry

Locker token included
Adult (18 – 64 years) $7.46
Youth (3 – 17 years) $6.09
Child (under 3) Free
Senior (65+ years) $6.54

Why are hot springs radioactive?

When scientists went around with radiation detectors, they discovered that the waters from quite a few well-known hot springs were radioactive. (Radon gas produced by the decay of thorium and uranium deep in the earth permeates the water at many natural hot springs.)

Are the Radium Hot Springs Open?

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Where is the village of radium hot springs located?

The Village of Radium Hot Springs is located at 4836 Radium Boulevard, Radium Hot Springs, BC. The Village provides overall management of operations. Tourism Radium Hot Pools

When does Radium Hot Springs in BC restart?

On July 1, 2021, British Columbia moved into phase three of its restart plan. Parks Canada has made changes to the operation at Radium Hot Springs which align with that plan. Parks Canada recognizes the health and wellness benefits of being outdoors and strives to provide an opportunity to recreate safely.

What to wear to radium Upper Hot Springs?

Radium Upper Hot Springs is a family friendly facility. Swimwear must be clean, not inhibit the wearer’s movement and be different from the clothing you arrived in. Please visit our FAQ page under “About your visit” for our full swimsuit policy.

Can you burn grass in Radium Hot Springs?

Effective 12:00 noon, Wednesday June 30, 2021, and until further notice, small scale burning on private property is prohibited within the Village of Radium Hot Springs. “Small scale burning”, means any burning less than 0.5 meters in diameter and 0.5 meters in height, or, in the case of grass burning, less than 25 square meters […]