Roller derby and mental toughness classes for youth...spring in the b*d*ss Mountain Kingdom!

Rossland Recreation
By Rossland Recreation
April 11th, 2012

The West Kootenay Women’s Roller Derby League launches into its third season with their season opener “Wheels of Fortune” on Friday, April 13th at the Rossland Arena, doors at 5pm, first whistle at 6pm. It’s a double-header between Salmo’s Babes of Brutality and Nelson’s Lumber Jackies, then Castlegar’s Dam City Rollers and Rossland’s Gnarlies Angels.

Tickets are $10 in advance ($15 at the door, $2 for kids) from Phat Angel in Nelson, Mountain High Lighting in Castlegar, West Kootenay Scuba in Salmo, Rossvegas in Rossland and Gerick Cycle & Sport in Trail. There are also online tickets sales where you can check-out the 2012 Bout Schedule and contemplate the bounty of a seasons pass before they’re gone on April 21st.   

Gymnastics Coaching Course!  Offered by Pam Shirley and Catherine Dubinsky.  April 17 & 18, 2012!  To sign up or for more information, please contact Rossland Recreation at 250-362-2327 or recreation@rossland.ca.

Announcing Psyched for Life Camp for Youth!  Mental Toughness, Training and Outdoor Pursuits with Leslie Beatson, PhD Leadership Coaching and Consulting.  Join our highly qualified, experienced leaders for a weekend of fun and learning that will lead to your success!  Mental training sessions will be facilitated before each activity and participants will be encouraged to apply skills from sport psychology during activities of choice.  Parents are invited to wrap up portion of the program on Sunday at 2pm for an information and Q&A session to help incorporate newly learned skills into daily life and sport.  May 26, 27, 2012, Saturday 10am-8pm; Sunday, 8:00am-3:15pm.  Ages 10-13 and 14-17 years (Min. 25 participants) $165.00.  For full program details contact Rossland Recreation at recreation@rossland.ca or 250-362-2327.

CONNECTYouth Action Summit, Thursday, May 3-Sunday, May 6, 2012.  Take action in your community!  CBT.ORG/CONNECT

The annual Gerick Cycle Bike Swap is Saturday, April 28, 2011 in the parking lot at Gerick Cycle in Trail (930 Rossland Ave.).  If you have a bike you’d like to sell, drop it off at Gerick Cycle between 8:30-10am on April 28.  Bikes will be sold between 11am-2pm.  Also featuring on location, Rustic Crust Wood-Fire Pizza!  See you there!

The Spring Brochure is now online and can be viewed on the City’s website and also on Facebook.  Hard copies of the Spring Brochure were put into post boxes on Friday, March 2.  The brochure is full of action and activity for all ages as we shift seasons from Winter to Spring.  Heather and Pam are available Monday to Friday at the Recreation desk at City Hall to take your registrations.  Contact them at 250-362-2327 or recreation@rossland.ca to arrange for program registrations!

Don’t miss your chance to attend the NCCP Gymnastics Foundations Intro Course in Rossland at the
MacLean Annex on April 21-22, 2012! Early Bird registration closes April 14, 2012 ($20 discount)!

National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP)

The National Coaching Certification Program is a collaboration of the Government of Canada, the provincial/territorial governments, the national and provincial/ territorial sport organizations and the Coaching Association of Canada.

**The NCCP specifically is a coach training and certification program for many different sports across Canada. NCCP courses are designed to meet the needs of all types of coaches, from the first-time coach to the head coach of a national team. The NCCP is the recognized national standard for coach training and certification in Canada. As part of the program, all coaches are trained in ethical decision-making and sport safety.

For more info on the course please contact:

Catherine Dubinsky, NCCP Coordinator. Gymnastics BC, 230-3820 Cessna Drive, Richmond, BC V7B 0A2,
Direct: (604) 333-3493 | Toll Free: 1-800-556-2242 (ext 3) Fax: (604) 333-3499, www.gymnastics.bc.ca

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