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  • The town of Riondel is located in the Kootenay Valley on the eastern shore of Kootenay Lake. Once a bustling mining town, today it is a small retirement village. Residents enjoy breathtaking views of the lake, the neighbouring mountains and the Kokanee Glacier. Recreational activities in the area include hiking and sport fishing, golfing, canoeing and kayaking.

    INDUSTRY:
    Forestry, outdoor recreation


    • Population

      Town Population: 273 (BC Stats, 2011 Census)


    • Health Administrative Information

      Health Authority: Interior Health

      Health Service Delivery Area: Kootenay Boundary

      Regional District: Central Kootenay

      Rural Designation: RSA community

      RRP Designation: A

      RRP Points: 33.00


    • Practitioners

      There are no general practitioners yet in this community.



    • Clinic Information

      Riondel Medical Clinic
      Box 70, 235 Fowler Street
      Riondel, BC, V0B 2B0
      P: 250 225-3512 | F: 250 225-3512
      Hrs: Wednesday only
      
      East Shore Community Health Centre
      P.O. Box 161,  15985 Hwy 3A
      Crawford Bay, BC, V0B 1E0
      P: 250 227-9550 | F: 250 227-9017
      Hrs: 8:00am - 4:30pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
      

    • Ambulance

      BC Ambulance Services provides coverage to this community.

    • Lab

      Riondel Medical Clinic
      Box 70, 235 Fowler Street
      Riondel, BC, V0B 2B0
      P: 250 225-3512 | F: 250 225-3512
      Hrs: 7:30 am-10:30 am, Wednesday only 
      
      East Shore Community Health Centre
      P.O. Box 161,  15985 Hwy 3A
      Crawford Bay, BC, V0B 1E0
      P: 250 227-9550 | F: 250 227-9017
      Hrs: 7:30am - 11:30am, Wednesday only