7 Summits Poker, Aquatots, Art Camp, the list is endless!
7 Summits Poker Ride–Sunday, September 1st 2013-The Seven Summits Poker Ride is a non-competitive group ride on the Seven Summits Trail taking place Sunday Sept 1st.
Participants are expected to be expert riders in good shape and self- reliant in the remote trail setting. Costumes optional, friendly attitudes required. Prizes will happen at the post ride BBQ at the Lion’s campground. $45 cash cost. Current KCTS membership required. Register at the bike store for locals or at 250-362-5688 if you are out of town. We still need some volunteer help to pull it off so if you’d like to be a part of the elite team of fun seekers responsible for the good times, please let us know by contacting Revolution Cycles: 250-362-5688!
The Rubberhead Bike Festival–Saturday, September 7th 2013 The day starts with the Dreadhead Enduro DH at the Larch Ridge trailhead in the morning and finishes with the Huck n’ Berries Dirt Jump comp and beer gardens at Centennial park. Registration is at Revolution Cycles. Locals are asked to register in person at the shop, out of town folks please contact the shop at 250-362-5688. We still need some volunteer help to pull it off so if you’d like to be a part of the elite team of fun seekers responsible for the good times, please let us know by contacting Revolution Cycles: 250-362-5688!
The Rossland Fall Fair and Art Show – Get your exhibits ready now for the Fall Fair and Art Show held on Saturday, September 7th 2013 located at the Rossland Arena. Fall Fair Entry Forms can be picked up at City Hall, Rossland Library, Alpine Drug Mart, and Rossland Grocery. For more information contact Laurie at 250-362-5641
The Golden City Days Events -Founded in 1972, Golden City Days is a weekend festival, on September 6, 7, & 8, 2013 celebrating Rossland’s rich gold-mining history while promoting community spirit and fun. For more information, check out the festival’s page on Facebook Rossland Golden City Days. Enjoy children’s inflatable fun park, pancake breakfast, outhouse races, Stake Your Claim, food and craft vendors, outdoor stage entertainment, sports events, a parade, and much, much more. Look for the Golden City Days brochure, available at the end of August.
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 Naughty Knickers night is on August 18th. More details coming soon!
The last Gold Fever Follies camp is the “Physical Theatre Workshop” camp and it runs August 12 to the 16. This camp will have students learning to create a theatre piece using dance, mime and mask techniques. At the end of the workshop there will be a small performance showing an original story that includes mask work, mime, music and dance.
There are still a few spots left in the Rossland Art Camp at the end of August, from the 19-23. This camp runs from 9:00am to 3:00pm each day for kids 8-12 years of age. The course focusses on multimedia art, including; drawing, painting, sculptures and puppets. As the week progresses the kids will use all of these pieces to create digital movies. Instructed by Shelley Painter the kids will create and edit stop-action and regular short movies, complete with titles, sound effects and music.
The Family Swim time at the Rossland Pool is from 4:00-5:30pm during the months of July and August. 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. Season’s passes to the Rossland Pool are 50% off now, as the summer slips into its final month. Adult passes are now $35.00, kids’ passes are $25.00, Family passes are $70.00 and a Senior / Youth pass is $30.00.
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 times and dates that are posted on the chalkboard facing Columbia Ave. We’ll post weekly updates on the board every week to make sure you know when you can come and enjoy the evening lap swim.
If you have an infant, toddler or preschool child, the Aqua Tot classes run twice a week at the Rossland Pool. This half hour class is from 11:30-12:00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays and runs 8 weeks until August 22. 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Rossland Library Summer Reading Programis in full swing! 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!
The Fall Brochure is in production and if you’re interested in offering a program, please contact our office to discuss the specifics. We can help you design a program depending on your skill or interest and then advertise it in the Brochure. The Recreation Department takes care of all the advertising, registrations, payment, liability, facility access and insurance.