Tennis, anyone?

Rossland Recreation
By Rossland Recreation
June 27th, 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, and around town.  If you’re not able to access the internet and you can’t get out and pick up a hard copy, please contact our office and we’ll mail you one! 

The Rossland Pool is offering evening lap swim this summer.  The days of the week and times of day change between June and July, so if you’re interested in evening lap swim, please take note of the following dates and times.  Evening Lap Swim in June is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00-7:00pm and shares the Pool with Public Swimming.  There is one lane rope in the Pool, separating the two activities.  In July, evening Lap Swim is on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30pm and shares the Pool with Public Swimming.

Rossland Mountain Marketstarts up this week!  June 27th-September 26th on Thursdays 3-6pm. Located downtown on Queen St. next to the Credit Union. Make it, Bake it, Grow it! Fresh produce, baked treats artisan goods and live music! Come out and participate in Rossland’s  #1 weekly summer social event! If you would like to be a vender please visit: www.rosslandfood.comOr email rosslandmountainmarket@gmail.comReading Club joins the Farmer’s Market from 3-6pm. Starts July 4th for all ages! (Children under 6 years old must be accompanied by an adult)

Summer Reading Programstarts Tuesday July 2nd! Ages 6-8: Tuesday & Thursday 1-2:30pm and

Ages 9-12: Tuesdays, 3-4:30pm. Tuesday Teen Night 6:30-8pm Movies, games, & crafts! Afternoon at the Movies is July 17 & August 21 at 4pm movies and a snack included! For Preschoolers birth to kindergarten join the Summer Read to Me Club. Drop-in Fridays 10:30-11:30am for stories, songs, games and crafts! Starts on July 5th.

Come out for a Family Fun concert on Monday, July 15th at 2pm with award-winning children’s entertainer Will Stroet As seen on Kids’ CBC TV! For more information at the Library call 250-362-7677 or check out more about Will Stroet at:  www.willmusic.ca

School’s getting out a little earlier this year!  RSS students will be out of school on Friday, June 21 and MacLean will be dismissed on Tuesday, June 25.  There are lots of great programs through Rossland Recreation and surrounding Recreation Departments.  There are also several camps in the area that you may not know about.  If you’re wondering about opportunities for fun over the summer – give our Department a call for some ideas!  The last week of June is a great week to register your young teenager into the Bronze Medallion / Cross Camp, running at the Pool from Monday June 24 to Saturday, June 29.  If you have younger kids, the VISAC Gallery is holding an Art Camp for the week of June 24-28 with an emphasis on lino prints, pottery and painting.  Classes are 9:30-4:30pm daily.  For more information, or to register, please call 250-364-1181 or email to director@visacgallery.com

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.   

If you have an infant, toddler or preschool child, the Aqua Tot classes start this week, June 25th at the Rossland Pool.  This half hour class is from 11:30-12:00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays and runs 8 weeks until August 22nd.  Cost is $2 drop-in for pass holders and $3 for non-pass holders. Aqua Tots is a fun, social time for parents and little ones.  Lessons will cover buoyancy, movement, floating, gliding and swimming skills while enjoying active water play.  If you’re a regular, we’ll keep track of your progress as your little one works through the Red Cross Preschool swim skills and we’ll present you with a report card for each level completed. 

The Family Swim time at the Rossland Pool changes to 5:00pm-6:30pm, seven days a week, as of July 2nd.  If you have young children it’s one of the nicest ways to end a hot summer day, before the demands of dinner and bedtime routines.  The Rossland Pool has season’s passes available to make things even easier!  Contact the Rossland Pool at 250-362-5455 or the Recreation Department for more information. 

If you’re interested in playing Tennis in Rossland, there are two courts to choose from.  One court is a beautiful, 100 year old court located in a quiet setting near the corner of Park Street and LeRoi Avenue.  Annual membership dues can be purchased at the Recreation Department.  The other court is located at Red Mountain on the right hand side as you drive into the residential area.  This court doesn’t require a membership. 

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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