Rent some ice, make a movie...really, there are no limits!
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, November 21: Any time after 8:30pm until 11:00pm
Saturday November 22: 8:00am to 10:00am and 6:15pm until 7:45pm
The Lounge is often available at the same time too. Consider booking both the ice and the Lounge for a birthday party or special event. Fees to rent the ice and lounge are quite reasonable. Contact the Rec Department to discuss.
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”!
Digital Filmmaking Workshop – November 22
This workshop is for youth 12-18 years old with intermediate skills, but advanced filmmakers are encouraged to come. It will cover all the bases, including pre-production, production and post-production. Several computers and cameras will be available but participants are encouraged to bring their own. Adobe Premiere Pro will be the software of choice.
The day long workshop will be held at the Seven Summits Centre for Learning. Registration is through Rossland Recreation at 250-362-2327.
The Grade 9-12 Snowball Dance is on Friday, November 28 at the Miners Hall! Tickets are on sale throughout the next two weeks. Check the Snowball event page on Facebook for information about where and when they’ll be sold. Sponsored by the Youth Action Network and brought to the Youth of the Community by the Seven Summits Centre for Learning.
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 at the Seven Summits Centre for Learning, from 7:00-8:30pm for youth 12-18 yrs old.
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.
2015 BC Cup DH Race Team for Youth 13-17 years
If there are any youth ages 13 through 17 who are interested in training for and competing in the BC Cup DH Mountain Bike series in 2015, we may be the team for you. An information session will be held Thursday, November 27th at 7:00 pm on the bottom floor of the Seven Summits Learning Center. Potential riders and their parents are encouraged to attend to learn more about the team, the coaches, and what’s involved to get ready for the 2015 race season. The program will include dryland training starting in January, on the hill coaching and team support throughout the race season. If you have any questions beforehand, please contact Ian Finke at 250-921-4593 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Selkirk College Standard First Aid & CPR-C
Selkirk College is offering a Standard First Aid with CPR-C on Saturday November 29 and Sunday November. The class runs from 8:30am to 5:00pm each day and is located in the Arena Lounge. Please contact Selkirk College at 250-364-577 to register. There is a manual that needs to be read prior to the start of the class and can be picked up at Selkirk College in Trail.
Rossland Public Library
The Library has lots of great programs and evnts running in the next few days, weeks and months! On Fridays at 11:00am the Books and Babies songs and story time happens for little ones 0 to 30 months. The next Rossland Reads are on Wednesday, October 29 and Wednesday, November 5. Every Thursday from 3:00-4:00pm there is something going on in the Library for school aged kids. The Page Turners program is for kids 8-11 years old, the second Thursday of each month from 3:00-4:00pm. The Board Games Club for kids 6-12 years runs the fourth Thursday of each month from 3:00-4:00pm
REC Volleyball at RSS
REC Volleyball at RSS has cancelled due to low turnout. The Coordinator will try to rally the troups in January to see if there’s more interest.
Recreation Programs starting this Week
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.
Indoor Tennis: These classes are meant for parents to participate with their children who are 6-12 years old. Paul will be teaching the fundamentals of tennis through skill progression and games. Children learn best through play and will develop skills with parents to use on the court in the Spring. Must have prior experience with Paul to join in this session. Please ask the Recreation Department about new participant registration.
Tumbleweeds: A movement based parent / tot program for children ages Infant to 4 years – designed specifically to encourage children to explore movement through play based activities. Physical strength, flexibility, balance and coordination will be emphasized through the various activities. Each week is structured around a play-based routine including; free play, warm up songs, specialized activities, parachute games and ending with a story. Session #1: November 18-December 16, Tuesdays, 10:30-11:15am at the Miners Hall. Please register with Rossland Rec.
Recreation Programs to check out!
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.
Snowmen & Snowladies Pottery Class is on Thursday, November 13. The class for 7-12 year olds runs from 5:00-6:30pm. This is a one day workshop class for kids to create and paint a snow man or lady!
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.
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.
Co-Ed REC Hockey: Adult, drop in, co-ed Hockey happens on Tuesday nights from 9:45-11:00pm and Sundays from 9:15pm-10:30pm. $10.00 drop in or you can purchase a 10X pass from the REC Department for $80.00.
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 Monday and Friday mornings from 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 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.
Vinyasa Flow Yoga 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.
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.
Rossland Museum – AGM and Community Information Night
The Board of Directors and Staff of the Rossland Historical Museum & Archives Association would like to invite the Community to their upcoming AGM at the Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre on November 27 at 7:00pm. Refreshments and light snacks will be provided thanks to the Friends of the Rossland Museum. The evening also includes two short films that will be shown in the Cominco Theatre. For more information please contact the Museum, at 250-362-7722 or go onto their website, at www.rosslandmuseum.ca.
Stingrays Swim Club
Take your swimming to the next level! Check out the Stingrays on Monday and / or Tuesday nights at the Trail Aquatic Centre. Juniors Swim from 5:00-6:00pm and Seniors from 6:00-7:00pm. Their website is; www.trailstingrays.ca
BlackJack Cross Country Ski Club
Cross Country Skiing Workshops
Please note that Coaches do not need to be expert skiers! 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. The 4-5 age groups (Bunnies) learn through playing and getting familiar with moving on the equipment. Parents, this course will open the door to have you actively participate with your child in the sport of XC skiing! The next introductory workshop is NOVEMBER 15/16, followed by another introductory workshop on NOVEMBER 22 and the Community Coaching workshop (2nd Stage) runs NOVEMBER 28-30. To register or for more info please email email@example.com or visit www.skiblackjack.ca
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.
Jazz at the Griff – November 27
The “Joy of Cooking” serves dinner! An evening of songs from the American songbook inspired by food and libations.
Rick Lingard – sax & vocal; Tim Bullen – Trumpet; Colin Spence – piano; Steven Parish – drums; Doug Stephenson – bass. $13 in advance and $18 at the door. Contact the Charles Bailey Theatre at 250-368-9669 or their website, at www.trail-arts.com