Snoball lives! As does parkour, skating, zumba, hockey...

Rossland Telegraph
By Rossland Telegraph
November 19th, 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. 

Parkour – Beginner Parkour for youth 12-18 years is starting this 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. 

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 are on sale this week.  For times, dates and locations to purchase tickets, log onto the Facebook page for Rossland Youth Action Network.    Please contact the Youth Coordinator, Mike Kent, at yancoordinator@gmail.com for more information. 

An afternoon at the Movies – the Youth Action Network is planning another movie at the Miners’ Hall,

for the month December and is looking for feedback as to what Christmas movie the community would like to see.  Please “like” the Rossland Youth Action Network on Facebook for all the updates and information and to post your suggestion for what movie to show. 

Public Skating Schedule for the week of November 18-24

Public Skating in the Rossland Arena is on Wednesday November 20 from 6:30-7:45pm and Sunday November 24 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. 

Evening Zumba

Amber is going to run an evening Zumba class on Wednesday nights from 6:30-7:30pm starting November 20 until December 18.  We need a minimum number to register in order for the class to run.  Please contact the REC Department to sign up! 

Adult Drop In Hockey

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!  If you’re able to play during the day, on Thursdays from 1:45pm until 3:15pm you can play drop in hockey, 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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