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Rossland Recreation
By Rossland Recreation
October 21st, 2014

There are several Recreation Programs starting this week or continuing from last week. For more information about the specific programs, please take a look at the Fall / Winter Recreation Guide, at www.rossland.ca, City Hall, Recreation, Program Guide. You can drop by City Hall to register for a program or call our office, at 250-362-2327.

Step Classes: NEW! Step Classes start on Monday, September 29 and run on Monday and Wednesday mornings from 9:00-10:00am at the Miners Hall. Drop in is $8.00 or you can purchase a 10 punch pass for $70.00 at the Recreation Department.

  • Zumba Classes: New! Zumba is back on Friday mornings at 9:00am-10am in the Miners Hall! Jodie is an experienced, certified fitness Instructor who is new to town and looking forward to meeting everyone. Zumba classes include core strengthening principles while dancing to fun movement music.

  • Stretch & Strength Classes have started up again, on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00-10:00am until the end of December. Drop in can be paid at the class or a $70.00 for 10x pass can be purchased at the Recreation Department.

  • Co-Ed Recreational Hockey: Co-ed Rec Hockey with Coordinator Erika Bailey starts up Tuesday, October 7th!

Tuesdays: 9:45pm-11pm & Sundays: 9:15-10:30pm Join a great group of people for a fun, co-ed recreational hockey program at the Rossland Arena! This is non-contact drop-in hockey. Full equipment is required and some experience necessary. $10.00 drop-in or $80.00 for 10x pass. **Must sign waiver provided by Erika prior to playing on ice. *Punch passes can be bought from coordinator at hockey.

  • Co-Ed Youth Hockey: for kids ages 11-13 years on Mondays from 3:30pm-4:30pm. This is a new program for older kids who would like to play fun, non-contact hockey. Players learn skills and drills and enjoy a game of scrimmage hockey at the end of each session. Players are required to have full hockey equipment including a helmet in order to come onto the ice.

  • Vinyasa Flow Yoga started last week and continues until mid-December. The class runs on Thursday evenings, in the Miners Hall from 6:00-7:00pm. Drop in can be paid for at the class and 10 x tickets can be purchased at the Recreation Department.

  • Basketball: Indoor, drop in basketball at RSS starts up this week, on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-9:00pm.

  • Pickleball: Indoor Pickleball at RSS starts on Wednesday from 6:00-7:30pm this week.

  • Volleyball: Running on Thursdays from 7:30-9:30pm at RSS in the Gym.

  • Indoor Soccer: Join Rossland United Soccer Club! Wednesdays 7:30-9pm at RSS Gym. Coordinator Fletcher can collect fees on the court! This is recreational league that is $40/per session

Session #1: October 1-December 10 & Session #2: January 7-May 6, 2015.

  • Pottery Class – Make your Mom & Dad a Pottery Mug for 7-12 year olds! Create 2 mugs using slab & coil technique. October 30 (4-6pm) & November 6 (6-6:30pm) $37.50 per person & $5 clay fee to RCPS.

  • Elephant Icecream Bowl Pottery Class for kids 7-12 years of age. Make your own, special ice-cream bowl in this creative two day workshop! Thursday, November 6 from 5:30-7:00pm and Thursday December 4 from 5:00-5:30pm.

  • Language Classes for Kids! Although the classes have started, you can still register your little ones!

Preschool French: starts September 24 and runs until December 3. The class is for kids ages 3-4 years with a parent or guardian and runs for 45 minutes, from 10:00-10:45am. You can still register for the Language classes – registration is pro-rated to start when you do.

Preschool Spanish starts on Thursday, September 25 for kids 3-4 years with a parent or guardian and runs from 10:00-10:45am. The class runs for three months, ending at the beginning of December. You can still register for the Language classes – registration is pro-rated to start when you do.

  • Karate for kids ages 6-14 years has started on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Miners Hall. The class runs from 3:30-5:00pm and the Fall Semester ends towards the end of December.

Rossland Arena – available ice times this week

Looking to rent ice for a game of hockey or a birthday party or special event? The Rossland Arena has ice available on the following dates and times:

Friday, October 24: 5:15pm-6:30pm

Saturday, October 25: Any time after 5:00pm until 11:00pm

Rossland Youth Action Network

The Youth Action Network is getting going for its 2014 / 2015 season! Mike Kent has lots of great programs and opportunities to roll out this year and the excitement is just starting! If you are a Youth between the ages of 12 and 18 or you have a Youth in that age bracket, please check out the website at www.rosslandyan.ca or “like” them on Facebook at, www.facebook.com/RosslandYAN. The Youth Action Network guarantees that teenagers in Rossland have “something to do”!

The Rossland Makerlab is back!

Starting October 9, drop in and get support in creating 3D Models, printing on the 3D printer and all things technology based. Every Thursday from 7:00-8:30 pm for youth 12-18 yrs old.

Parkour is back! Starts Monday, October 6th $5 drop-in Mondays & Thursdays 7-8:30pm at RSS Auditorium.

Mondays: 8 yrs plus and Thursdays: Parkour & Freerunning by instructors discression. Must have waiver signed by parent or guardian of new particpants.

Youth Make Change!

With the municipal election coming in November we want to encourage youth to have a voice.  Just because you can vote, doesn’t mean you can’t have a say and influence local politics.

Meet with other youth who want to make a difference in Rossland.  Discuss local issues and prepare questions to ask the candidates running for Rossland City Council. Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30 at the Seven Summits Centre for Learning.

Questions?  Contact Nicola Kuhn at nrkuhn@shaw.ca

Parkour & Freerunning

Parkour is the “Art of Movement”. Involvement in Parkour requires consistent, disciplined training with an emphasis on functional strength, physical conditioning, balance, creativity, fluidity, control, precision, spatial awareness, and looking beyond the traditional use of objects. The Parkour program is located in the RSS Auditorium from 7:00-8:30pm. Tuesdays is Pure Parkour for kids ages 8 years and up. Thursdays is Parkour and Freerunning for advanced athletes and you must be invited by an Instructor.

BlackJack Cross Country Ski Club

WATCH OUT FOR THE TRACK ATTACK: The Track Attack Program is intended for children ages 10 – 14. The objective is for participants to become technically competent cross country skiers and to utilize their skills to explore a wide range of cross-country ski activities, from back country excursions to Ski Tournaments. In addition, it is designed to: Develop fitness through active play, games and other activities; Be fun; Provide children an opportunity to be part of a sport “team”; Develop competence in cross country ski skills; Expose children to a variety of “adventure-based” cross country ski activities. This program is offered year-round as well as seasonally and is offered after Jackrabbit 4 level has been achieved with many more training opportunities per month. Contact us for more information on Track Attack, blackjackskier@gmail.com

XC SKI LESSONS – REGISTRATION IS OPEN: The season is almost upon us and registration for ski lessons is open! Visit the Ski Swap on November 1st at the Prestige Hotel to register between 11am-2pm; visit the Powderhound in downtown Rossland anytime; or download at www.skiblackjack.ca under Skier Programs (Jackrabbits).With the ski season just around the corner, now is the time to think about Cross Country ski lessons for the winter and the equipment you will need!

COACH XC SKIING THIS YEAR! Volunteering with Black Jack Ski Club Skier Development is a great way to participate in the club community and get involved in delivering these awesome programs. Throughout BC, the beginner levels of Cross Country skiing are taught by volunteer coaches. . Please note that Coaches do not need to be expert skiers! Parents, this course will open the door to have you actively participate with your child in the sport of XC skiing! For high school and university students, this is a great way to get some teaching experience! Introductory workshop is offered twice this year on NOVEMBER 15/16 and again on NOVEMBER 22; the Community Coaching workshop starts NOVEMBER 28-30. blackjackskier@gmail.com

The Monashee Institute – Upcoming Courses

The Monashee Institute is an Education Tourism organization in Rossland. Their courses are designed and delivered by people who live and breathe the Monashee Experience. These folks are subject area experts who are also passionate advocates for the sustainable approach to living that makes our culture thrive and grow. They are eager to share their talents through small class sizes that allow for hands on, experiential learning at every opportunity. “Our community is a “campus” that showcases the best that Rossland and the surrounding area have to offer. We want you to feel you’re part of Rossland and connected to our citizens. Join us – it’s a great opportunity to build lasting connections with other learners through shared life experiences and acquiring new skills.” Check out their website, at www.monasheeinstitute.org for course listings, dates and times.

Teck Children’s Series at the The Charles Bailey Theatre

WORLD IN FLAPP Audiences of all ages become the stars in fiddling, clown aviator Major Conrad Flapps’ delightful blend of physical/acrobatic and musical comedy. The world’s only “human airplane” enlists audience members as his flying crew on stage and creates musical parodies with hilarious results.  Sunday, November 9 at 2:00pm. For children ages

4-12 and adults who are young at heart. TICKETS available in person or by phone at the Charles Bailey Theatre Box Mon-Fri 12-4 Phone 250.368-9669  / 1501 Cedar Avenue Trail $20 a ticket / $70 for the series / General Seating – All children must be accompanied by an adult

Red Mountain Racers Annual Ski Swap – Saturday, October 25

Don’t miss out on great gear deals at the Annual Ski Swap! Located at the Willi Krause Field House (by J.L. Crowe), Consignment drop-off is from 08:30am-11:00am. General Admission is from 11:00am – 2:30pm

Rossland Curling Association – Learn to Curl Workshop

Dave Bartlett, of Christina Lake, will put on a Learn to Curl workshop on Sunday, November 2 from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the Rossland Curling Arena. Inquiries regarding this event can be directed to Cheryl Darrah at 250-362-5669.















































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