Check out Aladdin this week...and more

Rossland Recreation
By Rossland Recreation
May 15th, 2013

The RSS Drama Departmentwill be showcasing their year-end production of ALADDIN, this week…Muppet style!  The shows are Tuesday May 14 through to Thursday May 16 at 7:00pm in the RSS Auditorium.  The show also features dancers from Kootenay Danceworks.  Tickets will be sold at the door, for $10.00/adults and $7.00/youth & seniors.  Don’t miss the last performance by the Drama Department at RSS! 

The Rossland Pool is working with the Stingrays Swim Club for the 2013 season!  The Stingrays are introducing a “Rossland option” for those families who are interested in swim club training for their kids, but don’t have the time to commit to the full program.  The summer swimming program in Rossland is a great option for today’s kids and their families, providing a rich swim club experience that’s manageable for busy families, including those with kids who play other sports.   If you’re looking for a swim option that’s fun, well coached and compatible with other activities, then you’ll want to check out the Stingrays.  They are welcoming any swimmers who would like to be introduced to competitive swimming and learn new skills.  The practice schedule for the Rossland option is; June 3-26, Monday/Wednesday from 6:00-7:00pm: July 2-4, 5:30-6:30pm: July 8-18, Mon/Thurs 6:30-7:30pm: July 22-25, 5:30-6:30pm.  Registrations will be held at the Pool, on June 3 from 5:30-6:30pm.   Registration fee is $200.00.  Registrants must be able to swim 25m unassisted. 

The Mountain Biking Progression Session for teen girls has been pushed back to start on Monday, May 20.  The course is for teen girls who are interested in becoming better mountain bike riders through coaching and skills practice.   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 20 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 this 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. 

The Stretch & Strength course officially ends this week, but the Instructor is going to continue to run it on Monday mornings from 8:30-9:30am.  Zumba in the morning will continue to be offered on Wednesday mornings, from 8:30-9:30am, but may also be switched for Stretch and Strength, depending on the numbers of people who show up.  Zumba in the evening is still being offered on Tuesday nights, from 6:00-7:00pm. 

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. 

Are you looking for an outdoor Yoga class?  Instructor Cynthia Anonuevo, RYT, is introducing an outdoor beginner Vinyasa Flow Yoga class at the Rossglen Park in lower Rossland, starting Wednesday June 5, from 5:30-6:30pm.  The weekly class will run on Wednesdays, from 5:30-6:30pm until July 31st.  Classes will combine flowing progressions from one pose to another, as well as sustained postures with attention to basic alignment and therapeutic principles.  These drop in classes are by donation with all proceeds being donated to the Rossland Food Bank.  Please contact Rossland Recreation, at 250-362-2327 for more information. 

 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. 

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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