Back on the ice

The children’s Co-Ed Recreation Hockey program starts on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 3:45 p.m. and runs until February, 2014.

Co-ed recreation hockey

The children’s Co-Ed Recreation Hockey program starts on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 3:45 p.m. and runs until February, 2014.

Aerobics instructor training

There’s lots of demand in Rossland for Aerobics Instructors. If you’re interested in a change, or getting fit yourself, or would just like to learn something new, consider registering for the BellyFit Instructor Training Course on Saturday, Oct. 10 and Sunday, Oct. 20 in Nelson.

The Bellyfit Instructor Training Course offers 20 packed hours of practical, inspiring and incredibly fun learning that will revolutionize the way you see women’s fitness.

You’ll learn the fundamentals of the Bellyfit System, including class format, teaching formulas, choreography, ancient and modern philosophy, business practice and wisdom about the female body and energetic systems that you may not know, but should.

Expect an inclusive, non-competitive environment that will prepare you to fill your classes and empower the women of your community, week after week! Contact Heather at 250-354-0492 for more information.

If you’d like to register, log onto the BellyFit website, at; www.bellyfit.com/training/courses.

Stretch and strength aerobics

The Recreation Department is working with a new Instructor to start offering the Stretch and Strength Aerobics class again.

The class is set to start on Tuesday, Oct. 8 and run until mid-December with a break in between when the instructor will be out of town. The course will focus on strengthening principles to give the participants a well-balanced full body workout.

This fun, basic level class is for building and maintaining strength and is designed for folks who are working with low level one-to-four-pound hand weights.  Sessions include a 10-minute warm up, 40 minutes of strength conditioning and a 10-minute cool down stretch. The Tuesday classes are from 9-10 a.m. and the Thursday classes are from 9:15-10:15 a.m. at the Miners’ Union Hall.

We need a minimum number of registered participants to commit to the class before we can accommodate drop ins.  Please call our office to register.

Volleyball program

Volleyball  at RSS has been given the “green light” to start up on Thursday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. The program will run until Dec. 12 and then takes a break for the Christmas holidays.  The program requires clean, indoor running shoes and a full water bottle. Fees are $2 drop in or $5 for the year, payable to the coordinator.

Indoor soccer

The Fall Indoor Adult/Teen Soccer program is starting up on Wednesdays from 7:30-9 p.m. in the RSS Gym from Oct. 2 to Dec. 11. The fee is $2 drop in. Don’t forget a full water bottle and clean, indoor running shoes.

Pickleball

Pickleball is also starting up this week, 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at RSS. Pickleball is a racquet sport that uses a hard paddle and a polymer whiffle ball and combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis.

The sport is played on a court with the same dimensions as a doubles badminton court, but the net is mounted two inches lower and the playing area is smaller. Robert Boyd is the coordinator for Pickleball and will bring two complete sets of equipment, for new players to use. The program fee is $2, drop in.

Seniors Hall activities

The Rossland Seniors Hall has lots of great activities running through the week. On Mondays at 1:30 p.m. 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 p.m. Contact Deyanne Davies at 250-362-7727 for more information.

On Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. 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 a.m. join the seniors for stretching exercises and morning tea and snacks.