Want some ice time? Want to start thinking softball? Want to attend a development symposium? You're in luck...

Rossland Recreation
By Rossland Recreation
January 28th, 2014

Rossland REC Spring Brochure

The REC Department will start working on the Spring Brochure and if you’re interested in submitting a program or course, the deadline for the Spring Brochureis March 1, 2014. The brochure will hopefully be available to the public online, by the third week of March.  Typically our Spring Brochure covers the months of April, May and June with many Rossland Pool details included. Spring Break will run March 17-28.  If you are interested in running a Spring Break Camp let us know as soon as possible so we can work out details and start advertising right away. We are always happy to add information regarding community groups and resources in the Community Events & Info pages!  

Available ice at the Rossland Arena,  January 27 – February 2

Lots of ice available this weekend if you’d like to put together a family reunion, a fun hockey game, a birthday party or a neighborhood block party on ice!  Any reason is a good reason!  Icetimes available include; Friday, January 31, 3:00pm-6:45pm; Saturday February 1, 4:00pm-10:30pm and Sunday February 2, 8:00am to 12:15pm.    Please give the Recreation Department a call to discuss costs and availability.  We can be reached at 250-362-2327 or by email at recreation@rossland.ca

Adult Co-Ed REC Hockey

Adult Co-Ed Recreation Hockey is at the Rossland Arena on Tuesday nights from 9:45-11:00pm and on Sunday nights from 9:15-10:30pm.  Join a great group of people for fun, co-ed hockey.  Full equipment is required and some experience is necessary.  A waiver must be signed prior to getting on the ice.  Drop in is $10.00 and 10x passes are available from the REC Department. 

Girls Softball Development Opportunity

Are you interested in starting a Rossland Girls’ Softball Team?  Rossland is the only community in our area that doesn’t have a Girls’ Softball Team!!  The Recreation Department will be working on that over the next two months, but in the meantime,  you should take advantage of the development program offered through Trail Parks and REC.  This is a great opportunity for girls in the Kootenays to learn the sport and get some amazing coaching from two retired, high caliber, Thunder Fastpitch Coaches.    Trail REC Development Program for Girls 8-14 years.  Instruction will be delivered in a positive, structured environment designed to provide girls with the opportunity to become better ball players.  All aspects of the game will be reviewed and taught to all levels.   Concentration will be on the basics with emphasis on throwing, catching, running and batting mechanics, progressing to more advanced skills. 

DATES:  January 26—April 13, 2014 (omit Feb. 9, March 23 & 30). TIMES: Sundays, 2:00-4:00pm. LOCATION: Willi Krause Fieldhouse, Trail.  FEES:                $74.25.  REGISTRATION: Trail REC 250-368-6484.  CARPOOLING:  May be an option!

Contact the Rossland REC Department for more info.   250-362-2327

Hip Hop & Jazz

The Hip Hop classes have started, with classes for children from 3 years to teens!  Classes will run in the Miners Hall on Tuesdays.  These fun, high energy choreography based classes start with a fast paced warm-up and then dancers get down with the latest in contemporary hip-hop moves.  The pace is fast and the energy is high!  Please contact our office to register.   

Public Skating Schedule for the week of January 27 – February 2, 2014

Public Skating this week is on Wednesday, January 29 from 6:30-7:45pm and on Sunday, February 2 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. 

The Rossland Youth Action Network

The Rossland Youth Action Network’s aim is to “increase activities for youth in the community and support opportunities and services for youth aged 12 -18 years old.” This goal has been made possible by the Columbia Basin Trust, who support the Network with their Community Directed Youth Funds.

International Development Symposium for Youth – in Nelson

On Friday, February 7 at the Prestige Lakeside Resort in Nelson, there’s an all-day symposium (www.nelsonglobalawareness.net) for Youth in Grades 9-12.  Youth will learn about critical global issues that have local implications like food security, poverty, vulnerable people, education and health.  Youth will leave the Symposium with a passion for changing the world and making a difference, creating a network of like-minded youth and future collaborators and developing the tools to take action.   The all-day symposium is from 9:00-4:30pm and costs $15.00 including lunch!  The Rossland Youth Action Network is covering the cost of transporting Rossland Youth by van for the day.  To register for the program, please contact George Chandler at 250-352-7600 or nelsonsymposium@gmail.com.  To register for transportation for the day, please contact Mike Kent at yancoordinator@gmail.com

Rossland Public Library

Check out the Library’s website for a complete listing of the programs they’re running.  Lego Club, Teen Night,

Storytime, French Club, Movies & Munchies, NFB Film Club, Book Club, and Cocoa and Movies during Winter

Carnival are some of the great programs running in January.  On Sunday, February 9 there’s a Wet Felting workshop

with Tricia Rasku that will have participants making a scarf.

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.  

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