Swimming, yoga, and burlesque...a varied week!

Rossland Recreation
By Rossland Recreation
June 5th, 2013

The Rossland Pool is open and the water is warm!  Check out the schedule for lap swim, lessons, camps and other programs online, at www.rossland.ca, City Hall, Recreation Department, Program Guide.  The Summer Brochure can also be picked up in hard copy, at the Rossland Library, the Recreation Department, the Rossland Library and around town.  If you’re not able to access the internet and you can’t get out to pick up a hard copy, please contact our office and we’ll mail you one! 


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.   


Due to the high levels of precipitation we receive in May and June, the Recreation Department posts updates about the field conditions each day on Facebook and bhubble.  Consider “liking” the Recreation page and you’ll receive our updates immediately.  We appreciate your patience and understanding when the fields are closed – although closures are annoying, it does ensure the fields stay in good playing condition for the rest of the season. 


School District 20is holding a public meeting regarding the potential disposal of the MacLean Elementary School and the MacLean Annex on Tuesday, June 11.  The meeting is being held in the MacLean Gym at 6:30pm.  Neighbors and general public are encouraged to attend to gain an understanding of the required disposal process and provide the Board of Education valuable feedback on the future of the School and Annex. 


Canadian Burlesque and Cabaret legend Sasha Van Bon Bon is coming to Rossland on Friday June 14 in the Rossland Art Gallery.  Doors open at 7:45pm and tickets are $15.00 in advance at Ross Vegas.   The Burlesque extravaganza will be accompanied by musical guests and feature debut performances by local talent, “The Cute Knees”. 


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 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.  


Corelates at the Miners Hall on Tuesday and Thursday mornings has ended due to low registration numbers, although the Instructor may be offering the program in her Studio, Out of Bounds Fitness, on Columbia Ave, below Subway. 


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. 


For more information about programs or to inquire about renting a facility during the summer months for a wedding, reunion or party, please contact our Department, at 250-362-2327or recreation@rossland.ca


















































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