Movies at the Miners' Hall. Parkour. French lessons. More.

Rossland Recreation
By Rossland Recreation
November 13th, 2013

Rossland Youth Action Network

Rossland has a new Youth Coordinator who’s putting together some awesome fun for the community’s kids!  Check out the upcoming activities and events planned for the next few weeks.

Sunday at the Movies!  This Sunday, November 17 at 2:00pm, Youth Action Network is partnering with the Arts Council to present an afternoon at the movies, in the Miners Hall.   This is an all-ages show, so Youth are encouraged to bring their family!   Tickets are on sale at Café Books in Rossland, for the Hunger Games which is rated PG13. Please buy your tickets in advance so that they know how much popcorn to make!   

Parkour Beginner Parkour for youth 12-18 years is starting next week in the Annex.  This is a pilot project to see the level of interest in starting a Parkour Club.  Drop in sessions will be on Mondays and Thursdays, starting November 18, from 7:00-8:30pm for six sessions.  Parents must come in person to sign the waiver and to pay the $5.00 drop in fee. 

Pen & Ink Drawing Classes with Joost Winckers starts onWednesday November 20 and runs for 4 weeks.  This course is for youth ages 12-18 years and will be located at the Rossland Art Gallery.   The class runs from 3:30-5:00pm and will explore traditional and innovative approaches to line drawing with pen and ink.  Space is limited and filling up fast!  Call the Recreation Department at 250-362-2327 to register.  $20.00 fee covers all sessions and includes art supplies!

SnoBall for Grades 8-12 is going to be held in the Miners Hall on Friday, November 29.  Doors open at 8:00pm and the dance goes until 11:00pm.  The Seven Summits Centre for Learning is hosting this event, to ensure that the community’s students continue to enjoy this time honored tradition.   Tickets will be available soon.  The event requires volunteer parents to assist with supervision and security.  Please contact the Youth Coordinator, Mike Kent, at yancoordinator@gmail.com if you’re available for a two hour shift.  

Public Skating Schedule for the week of November 11-17

Wednesday November 13 from 6:30-7:45pm, Sunday November 17 from 2:30-4:00pm and again from 6:00-7:30pm.  For more information about admission prices, skate rentals and more, please log onto the City’s website, at www.rossland.ca , then Arena page. 

Pottery Classes

Munchkins Get Dirty Pottery Class starts tomorrow, Wednesday November 13 at 3:15pm.  Children will learn how to make creatures out of clay using coils, balls, slip and paint.  This is a fun, creative class for enthusiastic artists!  The classes are on Wednesdays, from 3:15-4:15pm, November 13, 20, 27 and December 18.  Call the Recreation Department to register, at 250-362-2327. 

Thrift Store Collectible Sale!

The Thrift Store is open on Saturday November 16 from 10:00am to 4:00pm for their “Collectibles Sale”.  They have lots of interesting and unusual items for sale and over 90% of their revenue goes back into the community! 

French for Adults

Rossland Recreation and Selkirk College are working closely to bring some new programming to our community!  French for Adults will be offered as a four week course, running from Monday, November 18 to Monday December 9 from 6:00-7:15pm.  The program will run at RSS, in room 308.  This is a great opportunity to refresh your French if you have a child in the Immersion program at RSS or at the Francophone School.  The course will focus on refresher / Level 1 French, with a Level 2 course being offered in January.   Registration is through Selkirk College.  Please call them at 250-364-5770 to register or get more information. 

Hockey, Hockey, Hockey!

Preschool Hockeyhas started and is running on Tuesdays from 3:00-3:45pm at the Arena.  This program introduces first time hockey players to the fundamentals of hockey.  The Coach will lead the children and parents through various drills and activities in a fun learning environment.  Children should have some experience skating and be comfortable on the ice.  If parents are assisting their child on the ice, they must have competent skating ability.  Children must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet with full face mask, elbow pads, knee pads, hockey gloves and winter sports clothing.  Parents must wear a CSA approved helmet.  The program runs from October 29 to December 17 on Tuesdays, from 3:00-3:45pm.

Adults can enjoy Co-Ed Drop In REC Hockey on Tuesday nights from 9:45-11:00pm and Sundays from 9:15-10:30pm.  This is a fun opportunity to play hockey with players of varying abilities, including beginners.  Drop in is $10.00 or you can purchase a 10X pass from the REC Department, for $80.00.  If you’re a Goalie, you can play for free!  On Thursdays from 1:45pm until 3:15pm you can play drop in hockey during the day, for $10.00 drop in or $180.00 for the season.

Gymnastics Instructor Certification Course

There’s lots of work available in the Kootenays for certified Gymnastics Instructors!!  If you have an older teenager in the house who’s a natural athlete, consider the NCCP Gymnastics Foundations Intro Certification course, coming up in Trail.  The weekend course is being offered in Trail, on Saturday November 23 and Sunday November 24 from 9:00-5:30pm.  For more information, contact Catherine Dubinsky at 604-333-3493 or cdubinsky@gymbc.org.  You can also check out Gym BC’s website, at www.gymbc.org

Rossland Seniors

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.   

Aerobics Classes

The Stretch and Strength Aerobics classes start up again on November 12.  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.  You can purchase a 7x punch pass from the Recreation Department or drop in for $8.00.  the punch passes must be used before the last class on December 10. 

Rossland Public Library

Check out the Library’s website for a complete listing of the programs they’re running.  From Storytime for toddlers to Teen Movie night, the Library has some excellent opportunities to connect with others and to further a love of literacy.   












































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