ICE TIME WINDING DOWN at the arena -- Rossland Rec

By Contributor
February 25th, 2015

The Week in REC!

(Prizes available for “Creating a Supportive Rossland” button designs; and YAN Grants — Info below)

Public Skating for the week of February 23 – March 1 , 2015

All the Public Skating information, including admission prices, skate rentals and more can be viewed on the front page of the Winter Brochure and also on the City’s website, at www.rossland.ca, Arena. 

                                                Wednesday February 25,   6:30-7:45pm

Sunday March 1, CANCELLED due to tournament

Sunday March 1, 6:00-7:30pm

Rossland Arena – Closing Soon! 

The Arena Season is winding down and is only open for another two weeks.  If you’d like to rent ice in the next two weeks, please contact our office to inquire about available dates and times.  REC Dept. 250-362-2327 or recreation@rossland.ca

Spring Recreation Program Submissions are welcomed now! 

The Spring Brochure deadline for program submissions is March 2nd. Please send in submissions to recreation@rossland.ca  or call the office at 250-362-2327 to discuss programs. The Spring brochure will be available online by mid- March at www.rossland.ca, then Recreation Program Guide, and in hardcopy at the Public Library and the Credit Union.   There are lots of great, new programs to check out!  Many of the REC Programs have a drop in option, or you can register even after the starting date.  Please let us know if you’re interested in either option, for one of the programs listed. 

Recreation Programs in March

Many of the Recreation Programs end in March due to the two week Spring Break from March 16-27.  Programs that take place at RSS either end before the Spring Break or continue once the school reopens.  There is no access to the School during the holidays. 

Spring Break Childcare!

GoldenBear Daycare is open over the Spring Break, from March 16-27 and has room in their School Age program.  If you have little ones in the house who are looking for something fun to do over the break while you’re at work, email GoldenBear to find out what’s available. 

Community Volleyball

The Community Volleyball Coordinator has secured two nights at RSS for enthusiastic volleyball players to get out of the house!  Thursday March 5 and Thursday March 12 from 7:30-9:30pm in the RSS Gym.  Wear clean, indoor running shoes and bring a full bottle of water. 

Morning Yoga with Marnie Laser – 6:30am!

Start your day off with a mindful practice to stretch and strengthen your body, open your heart and steady your mind. This class will include a centering followed by breath work, asana, and relaxation. You will be encouraged to meet your body where it’s at and gently guide it to a new level of well-being both on and off the matt. A morning practice is a great way to awaken your awareness and integrate your body/mind so that you are ready to receive what the day may bring. All welcome, please bring a yoga mat and a blanket. Date: February 3-March 12.  Time: Tuesdays; 6:30-7:30am.  Location: Miners’ Hall.  Fees: $45/5x punch pass or $10 drop-in fee

Youth Soccer Registration-Early Bird Deadline March 1st!

All soccer players born 1997-2010 register now! Register online only at: http://www.kootenaysouthsoccer.com

For more information contact info@kootenaysouthsoccer.comRegister soon as the early bird discount ends March 1st!

Stingrays Swim Club

For the New Year winter session, the Stingrays are offering a Trial Memberships (5 practice days with the team) for $25.00; One night per week for $125.00; Two nights per week for $200.00.  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

Adult Co-Ed Recreational Hockey – last class Tuesday, March 10

Get your game on, get fit, and meet new people when you come out and play co-ed recreational hockey! This is fun, non-contact hockey and full equipment is necessary!  Tuesdays Hockey (Tuesdays, 9:45-11:00pm)

is good for those with some experience.  Goalies play for free! $80/punch pass or $10.00 to drop in! 

NEW!! BEGINNERS Only “Thrift Store Hockey” – last session Sunday, March 8

This is a great opportunity for those who don’t know how to play, to come out and learn the rules of the game, the basics of skating and have fun!  All you need is a stick, a helmet and a pair of skates.  If you don’t have skates, you can rent them from the Arena for $5.00.  Erika will Coach the group and introduce the game of hockey! 

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”!  

RCAC and RYAN Present: Action Film Workshop

Garvin Cross is a professional Hollywood stuntman and stunt coordinator with almost 3 decades of experience. With experience comes knowledge, and Garvin is keen to share that knowledge with the Youth of Rossland. In partnership with Juicy Studios this workshop will focus on the importance of storyline in films, camera angle and lighting, and how to set-up, safely execute, film, and edit stunts.  Register online at u19filmfest.com or www.rosslandyan.ca  Only 20 spots available!   First come first served.  March 7, 9:30am-4pm  For youth 12-18yrs old  $25 (lunch included)

Art Drop in night on Mondays, 7:00-8:30pm

Starting March 2nd, we will be offering an art drop in night at our new space next door to RHC Insurance down town.  There will be no instruction, just a space to be creative with other youth artists.  We will have guest artists present to lend support.  Guest Artists:  March 2 & 9 – painter Stephanie Gauvin March 16 & 23 – air brush artist Colin Taylor.   Other guest artists to be announced!

Youth Action Network Grants

The Youth Action Network will provide grants to youth 12-18 years old to assist them in personal development.  These grants can be used to pay or help pay for certifications required for employment or personal development opportunities.  You can apply for up to $200 in the calendar year (January 1-December 31, 2015). The Grant Selection Committee may ask you to support your application with more details.

Applications are now being accepted at http://goo.gl/forms/VG5yKfQcNN. There is a limited amount of grant money available.  Applications will be processed as they are received until the grant fund is expended.

Creating a Supportive Rossland Project!

As part of the Creating a Supportive Rossland Project we’ve received a grant from Columbia Basin Trust to purchase button makers.  We plan to design and create buttons that show support for people who identify as GBLTTQ in Rossland.  And we want your help!  Create and submit a button design supporting diversity and you can win a $25 gift certificate to the Rossland business of your choice.  There are 4 prizes up for grabs.

Submission deadline is February 25th– Pink Shirt Day.  Send your designs or questions to yancoordinator@gmail.com

The Rossland Makerlab

Thursdays 7-8:30 pm at the Seven Summits Centre for Learning.  Come to this FREE drop in to get support in learning 3D modelling, printing and all things technology based.  Knowledgeable mentors are on hand to answer your questions and help you get you going.  Please bring a laptop if you can.

Parkour & Freerunningat the RSS Auditorium $5 Drop In

Tuesdays 6:30-8:00pm – Pure Parkour for ages 8yrs and up.  Thursdays 6:30-8:00pm – Parkour & Freerunning.  For this advanced session you must be invited by an instructor.  Parkour, 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.

Rossland Public Library

The Library has lots of great programs and events 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.   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

E2 Presents
Little Moths Storytelling Evening
An evening dedicated to the art and craft of Storytelling.   Friday Feb 27 2015 at 7:30 PMIn the long, dark hours of winter, let’s get together and share some stories. Hosted by Nadine Tremblay and Almeda Glenn Miller, storytellers from across the valley and surrounding mountains will make their snowy pilgrimage to the warmth and intimacy of the Muriel Griffiths room at the Charles Bailey Theatre. Be prepared to be frightened, enlightened, and delighted with authentic stories from our region. Digital storytelling component. 19+ only please.   All seats $10 General seating in The Muriel Griffiths Room Tickets at The Theatre Box Office 1501 Cedar Ave. 12-4 Mon-Fri or by phone at 250.368-9669

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