Children's coed hockey!
The children’s Co-Ed Recreation Hockey program starts on Thursday October 10 at 3:45pm and runs until February 2014. For families with financial difficulties, an anonymous donor has provided the funds for two lucky participants. Please register with the Recreation Department first and then enter to win the draw for children who could benefit from assistance. The entry forms can be filled out at the Rossland News office. The draw takes place on October 8th.
There’s lots of demand in Rossland for Aerobics Instructors! If you’re interested in a change, or getting fit yourself, or would just like to learn something new, consider registering for the BellyFit Instructor Training Course on Saturday October 10 and Sunday October 20 in Nelson. The Bellyfit Instructor Training Course offers 20 packed hours of practical, inspiring and incredibly fun learning that will revolutionize the way you see women’s fitness. You’ll learn the fundamentals of the Bellyfit System, including class format, teaching formulas, choreography, ancient and modern philosophy, business practice and wisdom about the female body and energetic systems that you may not know, but should. Expect an inclusive, non-competitive environment that will prepare you to fill your classes and empower the women of your community, week after week! Contact Heather at 250-354-0492 for more information. If you’d like to register, log onto the BellyFit website, at; www.bellyfit.com/training/courses.
The Recreation Department is working with a new Instructor to start offering the Stretch and Strength Aerobics class again. The class is set to start on Tuesday, October 8 and run until mid-December with a break in between when the Instructor will be out of town. The course will focus on strengthening principles to give the participants a well-balanced full body workout. This fun, basic level class is for building and maintaining strength and is designed for folks who are working with low level 1-4lb hand weights. Sessions include a ten minute warm up, 40 minutes of strength conditioning and a 10 minute cool down stretch. The Tuesday classes are from 9:00-10:00am and the Thursday classes are from 9:15-10:15am at the Miners Hall. We need a minimum number of registered participants to commit to the class before we can accommodate drop ins. Please call our office to register!
Volleyball at RSS has been given the “green light” to start up on Thursday October 10, at 7:30pm. The program will run until December 12 and then take a break for the Christmas holidays. The program requires clean, indoor running shoes and a full water bottle. Fees are $2.00 drop in or $5.00 for the year, payable to the Coordinator.
The Fall Indoor Adult / Teen Soccer program is starting up on Wednesdays from 7:30-9:00pm in the RSS Gym from October 2 to December 11. The fee is $2.00 drop in. Don’t forget a full water bottle and clean, indoor running shoes.
Pickleball is also starting up this week, 6:00pm on Wednesday October 2 at RSS. Pickleball is a racquet sport that uses a hard paddle and a polymer whiffle ball and combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. The sport is played on a court with the same dimensions as a doubles badminton court, but the net is mounted two inches lower and the playing area is smaller. Robert Boyd is the coordinator for Pickleball and will bring two complete sets of equipment, for new players to use. The program fee is $2.00, drop in.
The Rossland Seniors Hall has lots of great activities running through the week! On Mondays at 1:30pm the Rossland Seniors Art Club meets. Contact Edith Harasin at 250-362-5477 for more information. On Monday evenings, the Rossland Quilters Guild gets together at 7:00pm. Contact Deyanne Davies at 250-362-7727 for more information. On Wednesday evenings at 7:00pm the Rossland Golden City Old Time Fiddlers practice and play. The public are welcome to sit in and listen to the old time fiddlers play their music. Visitors should contact Richie Mann before going to the Hall. Contact Richie or Audrey at 250-362-9465. On Thursdays between 9:30-11:00am join the Seniors for stretching exercises and morning tea and snacks.
Check out the Library’s website for a complete listing of the programs they’re running. From Storytime for toddlers to Teen Movie nigh, the Library has some excellent opportunities to connect with others and to further a love of literacy.
The Craft Council of BC is celebrating its 40 Anniversary this year and the Rossland Arts Council and local artists are showcasing some of the talent living in our community. Rosslanders are invited to become more familiar with local crafters through the workshops that are being offered. The RCAC has put together some amazing courses, led by local crafters and professional artists who are excited to share their passions with Rossland. For those who are interested in Quilting, Karen Thatcher and Deyanne Davies are offering three different quilting workshops over the last weekend in October. On October 20, Jessica Haskins is offering a Loom Beaded Bracelet workshop and on October 26, Barbara Robinson is offering a Jacquard Knitting program. For those interested in Spindle Spinning, Barb Robinson is offering one on Sunday October 27. Sarah Zanussi is offering some Pottery Workshops for Kids, on Saturday October 19 that will have children making hand built pumpkins. Contact the Recreation Department, at 250-362-2327 or email@example.com more information.