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Rossland Recreation
By Rossland Recreation
April 23rd, 2014

Rossland REC Spring Brochure

The Spring Brochure is online, at www.rossland.ca, Recreation Program Guide and in hard copy at the Public Library, the Credit Union and City Hall.

Summer Brochure!

The Recreation Department is putting together the Summer Brochure.  If you are interested in running a program or course, or would like more information, please contact our Department to discuss.  If you’re a Community Group and you’d like to advertise a special event happening this summer, please let us know!  We’d be happy to include your details in the Community Information section. 

Tree Pruning Class – April 27

Led by Jim Markin, a Certified Arborist and Tree Assessor with the International Society of Arboriculture, this class will provide you with a comprehensive overview of tree pruning for fruit trees, shrubs and evergreens.  The course is being offered on Sunday, April 27 from 9:30-3:30pm. 

Art Classes start next week!

The Art Classes for Youth start next week, with Crafting for kids 5-9 years on Mondays from 5:15-6:15pm; Cartooning for kids ages 7-12 years on Mondays from 4:00-5:00pm; Sketching for Youth ages 7-12 years on Thursdays from 5:15-6:15pm and Kids Art Class for Experts, ages 8-12 years on Thursdays from 4:00-5:00pm

Rossland Youth Week:  May, 1-7

The Youth Action Network has been hard at work engaging the Youth in the Community!  The culmination of an exciting few months is the Rossland Youth Week – May 1 to 7.  Starting with a Variety Show on the 1st; then a Youth Art Show at the Gallery;  then a Graffiti Workshop over the weekend;  the U19 Film Fest;  FREE Bike Shuttles for Mountain Biking; FREE Parkour;  “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”  movie at the Miners Hall and Red Talks!  The first annual RED Talks event is an evening of guest speakers, spreading and shredding their ideas, research, life experiences and insights, focusing on the theme: Life Path.  Check out the Rossland Youth Action’s new website, at www.rosslandyan.caor like them on Facebook and you’ll receive all the updates. 

Kids Clay Arts and lots of Pottery Classes coming up!

The Kids Clay Arts class has children creating three projects using slab, coil and pinch pot techniques.  Kids need to come to class to get messy!  Classes are being held on Mondays from 5:00-6:00pm on April 28, May 5, 12, and June 2.  The Piggy Bank Pottery class for youth ages 7-12 years is on Wednesday April 30 and Wednesday May 21; the Munchkins Get Dirty class is on Mondays, from 3:30-4:30pm starting April 28 and the Youth Wheel & Handbuilding class for youth 10+ and starts April 28 on Mondays from 6:30-8:00pm. 

Kids Mountain Biking Courses start the first week of May

The afterschool series starts the first week of May, with the Little Rippers Co-Ed Bike Series for youth ages 8-13 running on Wednesdays, starting May 7.  The Intermediate & Advanced Boys Mountain Bike Series starts on Thursday May 8 and runs from 3:00-5:00pm for 4 weeks.  The Intermediate Girls course for girls ages 9-13 starts on Tuesday May 6 and runs from 3:00-5:00pm. 

Women’s Road Riding Clinic – May 23/24

Join a group of women, experienced coaches and skilled mechanics for an evening and a day packed with fun and learning on May 23 and 24.  Cost is $95.00 and includes lunch, riding instruction, mechanical safety fit, draw prizes, technical advice and sport psychology.  For more information and to register, visit Gerick Cycle in Trail or contact Eric at 250-364-1661. 

Standard First Aid with CPR-C – May 31/June1

Selkirk College is bringing another First Aid course to Rossland!  The course runs May 31 and June 1 in the Arena Lounge, from 9:00am – 5:00pm each day.  The Standard First Aid provides comprehensive techniques for those who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies in the home or workplace.  Practice a variety of topics from first aid such as cardiovascular and breathing emergencies, CPR, prevention of disease transmission to more severe sudden medical conditions and injuries to the head and spine.  Note:  SFA meets the requirements of Red Cross Marine Basic First Aid. 

The Yes Leadership Camp

The YES leadership camp is a summer camp that provides week long leadership retreats for youth from all over British Columbia.  More information and a brochure are available at the Rossland branch of the Nelson and District Credit Union.  Skills training is offered for 14-18 year-olds in the areas of self-awareness, co-operation, communication, global awareness, environmental sustainability and leadership.  Participants take part in the creation of a strong community of support, respect and growth in the summer camp.  Not only is there a chance to learn and grow, it’s also tons of fun!  From canoeing and hiking, to arts and crafts, we have many options for fun activities each day.  The YES is a summer camp experience in BC that will last a life-time.  More info @ www.theyes.ca

Rossland Men’s Softball League

The Rossland Men’s Softball League is looking for players.   Anyone looking to play can contact Josh, at 250-231-5674.

Rossland Museum Winter & Spring Hours

The Rossland Museum Winter hours are from Wednesday-Saturday from 12:00-6:00 until March 29th. The Museum

re-opens on May 17th and will be open from 10am-5pm Wednesday-Sunday. (The Museum is open by appointment between times).

BC Senior’s Games

The BC Senior’s Games is being held in Langley from September 9-13 for Seniors 55+.  The Games promote the active participation in fitness and wellness in sports, recreation and education for B.C. Seniors.  The annual 4 day celebration attracts about 3500 seniors participating in up to 26 events.  For more information, please contact Kathy Gregory at 250-365-2386. All the details can be found on the Game’s website, at www.b.c.seniorsgames.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.   














































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