Baby massage, little kid rugby...and more. Lots of new stuff this week

Rossland Recreation
By Rossland Recreation
May 1st, 2012

Lots of great activities, programs, opportunities and events coming up in the next few weeks, in Rossland!  Check out some of the great programs we’re running, in the Spring Brochure, which can be viewed online at www.rossland.ca and also on Facebook. 

If you’re a new parent, you might be interested in the Baby Massage classes coming up!  Instructor Vanessa Senecal, RMT and Doula, is offering two classes in the next several weeks.  The next one is on Sunday, May 6 from 2:00-4:00pm and the last one is on Sunday, June 3 from 2:00-4:00pm.  The classes are held in the Rossland Arena Lounge, up the exterior stairs at the back of the Arena, on 3rd Ave.  This hands-on workshop will provide parents with the basics of baby massage, which helps babies sleep better, decreases “fussiness” and improves bonding. 

With bike season upon us, Revolution Cycle is offering several Bike Maintenance Classes in the next few weeks.  For youth 9-14 years, there’s a course on Monday, May 7 from 6:30-8:30pm.  For older teenagers and adults, there’s a Bike Mechanics 101 course on Wednesday, May 16 from 6:30-8:30pm. 

Betty Go Hardhas several Bike Camps coming up for kids ages 8-12 years.  The Beginner Girls Camp starts May 10, on Thursdays from 3:00-5:00pm and runs until June 7, 2012.  The Beginner Boys Camp starts May 8, on Tuesdays from 3:00-5:00pm and runs until June 5.  There’s also two Intermediate Camps for kids 9-12 years old.  For more information, check out the Spring Brochure, on page 8 for a full listing of each of the bike programs. 

Little Kid Rugbystarts at the beginning of June!  If you have a little one, ages 5-9 years who’s interested in running, jumping, throwing and catching games….check out this new, non-contact Rugby program!  Kids Rugby training develops and enhances a child’s basic motor skills and focuses on activities which develop balance, co-ordination and agility.  Program starts Friday, June 1 from 3:15-4:15pm on the Cooke Ave. field. 

Roller Fitin the Rossland Arena starts on Tuesday, May 8, from 7:30-9:00pm and runs until June 26.  Each 90 minute class will consist of on-skate dynamic warm ups, cardio, core and upper body strength exercises.  Instructor Darlene Jamin (aka Slameron Diaz) will lead you in this fun and energizing total body workout – without all the bruises!  This course is for women of all ages, from 13 years and up!  Drop In is $12.00, including HST.  Proper safety equipment, including a mouth guard, helmet, shin, elbow and wrist guards and either roller skates or inline skates are mandatory.  For more information, please contact Darlene, at darjamin@telus.net

Hey Youth! A Life Coaching course is a great addition to your resume and life skills!  Check out Psyched for Life Camp for Youth – Mental Toughness, Training and Outdoor Pursuits with Lesley Beatson, PhD Leadership Coaching and Consulting.  The highly qualified, experienced leaders will facilitate a weekend of fun and learning that will help 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 a wrap up portion of the program on Sunday at 2:00pm for an information and Q&A session to help incorporate newly learned skills into daily life and sport.  Dates for the exciting weekend are: May 26 and 27, 2012, Saturday 10:00am-8:00pm; 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. 

The Teen Boot Camp starts on May 14 and runs until June 20, on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:15-4:15pm.  The course is an energizing, indoor / outdoor fitness workout using high intensity interval training for total body conditioning.  Let by Gabrielle Jangula, Certified Personal Trainer.  The course runs at MacLean Elementary Gym, utilizing the gym, the field and the playspace. 

Shelley Painter’s Adult Multi Media Art program starts soon!  The course runs May 28 until June 25 on Mondays from 7:00-8:00pm in the Rossland Arena Lounge.  This course is designed to help you improve your art skills – whether it’s drawing, painting or 3D art.  Participants will discuss their interests with Shelley and then the following classes will be catered to those goals. 

The Recreation Department will be working on the Summer Brochure in the next week…..if you would like to offer a program, please contact our office at 250-362-2327 or by email, at recreation@rossland.ca

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