No school, so be cool...at the pool (apologies)

Rossland Recreation
By Rossland Recreation
July 2nd, 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.   In July, evening Lap Swim is on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30pm and shares the Pool with Public Swimming.  In August, evening lap swim will be Monday to Thursday, between 6:30-7:30pm and continues to share the pool with Public Swimming.   There is one lane rope in the Pool, separating the two activities. 


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 Gold Fever Follies annual summer production is running on Tuesdays through Saturdays with shows at 3:00pm and 7:30pm.  The famous summer theatre production is located in the historic Miners Hall, located at 1765 Columbia Ave.  The cast of the Gold Fever Follies also offer Theatre classes through the Recreation Department.  If you have a child in the house who’s interested in Theatre, take a look at the daily classes offered through the month of July and into the beginning of August.  The courses are advertised in the Summer Brochure which can be viewed online, at ww.rossland.ca then Recreation Department, then Program Guide. 


Rossland Mountain Markethas started and runs from June 27 to September 26 on Thursdays from 3:00-6:00pm. The market is located downtown on Queen St. next to the Credit Union.  The slogan is “Make it, Bake it, Grow it!” and features 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.com or email rosslandmountainmarket@gmail.com  


The Rossland Library Summer Reading Programstarts Tuesday July 2!   Ages 6-8 are on Tuesday & Thursday from 1:00-2:30pm and ages 9-12 are on Tuesdays from 3:00-4:30pm.  Tuesday Teen Nights are from 6:30-8:00pm with movies, games, & crafts!  Afternoon at the Movies is July 17 & August 21 at 4:00pm and movies and a snack are included!  Preschoolers can join the Summer Read to Me Club on Fridays starting on July 5from 10:30-11:30am for stories, songs, games and crafts!


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


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 Family Swim time at the Rossland Pool changes to 4:00pm-5:30pm, 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. 


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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