Sports, sports, sports this week!

Rossland Recreation
By Rossland Recreation
May 7th, 2013

There is a Level 1 Soccer Coaching Course coming up on Thursday, May 9th from 6pm to 9pm at RSS. The course theory
will be taught in the Library Lab, and practical skills will be taught in the gym. This course is free for anyone interested
in learning the fundamentals of soccer and focuses on the U6 age group – teaching learning objectives like; prepare and
effectively organize a practice; introduce fundamental movement and soccer skills and support players in practice and
game environments. More info can be found on the Kootenay South Soccer website, at www.kootenaysouthsoccer.com

The Mountain Biking Progression Session for teen girls has some space available if your daughter is interested in
becoming a better mountain bike rider. The progression course covers the following skills: body positioning, slow and
high speed cornering, downhill and uphill switchbacks, wheel lifts, natural and man-made structures and simple bike
maintenance. The course if for girls 13-16 years of age and starts on May 13 for 4 sessions – running on Mondays from
4:30-7:00pm. The same style course is being offered for women on Wednesdays, from 5:30-8:00pm starting May 15
and running until June 5. Trails for both courses include, Red Head, Larch/Monte cola, Milky Way, and Green Door.

Corelates at the Miners Hall starts next week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00am to 10:00am – May 14 to June
20, 2013. Corelates is an amazing workout using Pilates and core strengthening exercises to tone your entire body.
Improve flexibility, balance and coordination as well. You will love the results! This course is instructed by Gabby
Jangula from Out of Bounds Fitness.

Little Kids Rugby for kids 5-8 years of age has started on Friday and runs every Friday from 3:00-4:00pm on the MacLean
Elementary School field. The course runs for the remainder of May and June and then picks up again in September. The
program teaches the basics of non-contact rugby and helps develop a child’s basic motor skills by focusing on activities
that develop balance, co-ordination and agility.

Have you heard? The Circus is coming to Rossland, on Saturday May 11th! This circus includes performers and
acrobats, but no animals. Show times: 4:30 & 7pm. Doors open 1 hour prior to show. Tickets are sold at Delicious Baby
and Kids Boutique. Pre-sale tickets include Adult: $15 and Children $7. Tickets at the door include: Adults: $20 and Child

The Babysitters Course has been postponed to Saturday, May 25th 9am-4pm at the Rossland Arena Lounge in order for
more youth to register. If your child is interested in babysitting this summer, this is a great course to prepare them for
that responsibility. The eight hour course covers eight topics, including; responsibilities, child development, nutrition,
behavior, emergencies, safety and first aid, illness, physical challenges and special needs issues.

The last Home Alone course before summer is being offered on Wednesday, June 12 from 6:00-8:30pm. This is a great
course to prepare your child for summer and times that they may be left alone, at home. The program provides them
with the skills they need to feel safe and confident in stressful situations, household mishaps and in the event of an
emergency. This course is for children ages 10-13 years.

Betty Go Hard is running a one day, “Next Level Accelerator” (Lvl 2-3) Ladies Mountain Biking Clinic on Sunday June 16
from 10:00am to 3:00pm. This course is designed to help you progress to a more advanced set of mountain biking skills
as the course works through body positioning, slow and high speed cornering, downhill switchbacks, wheel lifts, natural
and man-made structures and obstacles and overall trail flow techniques. The course includes shuttle, coaching, skill
practice, prizes and video analysis.

Trail Parks and Recreation is offering an NLS Course at the end of June. NLS (National Lifeguard Standard) is one of the
required courses needed to become employable as a lifeguard. The course runs Friday, June 21 st to Sunday, June 30th
and the cost is $400.00. Anyone wanting to register can call (250) 364-0888. Further questions regarding the course can
be directed to Gabby Kravski- Aquatic Coordinator for Trail by email at gkravski@trail.ca or by phone: 250-364-0839.

The Recreation Department is putting together the Summer brochure! This publication spans the months of June,
July and August. If you would like to run a program, please contact our Department to discuss your ideas. If you’re
a community organization who would like a special event advertised in the Community Events & Information section,
please email us the specifics, at recreation@rossland.ca

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