Recreation Report: Tango classes have started in Rossland

The seven-week series will work with foundations of Tango—which is all about walking in connection with your partner.

Rossland REC Spring Brochure

The Spring Brochure is almost done and will be available by the third week of March.

Typically our Spring Brochure covers the months of April, May and June with many Rossland Pool details included.

Spring Break will run March 17-28.  If you are interested in running a Spring Break Camp let us know as soon as possible so we can work out details and start advertising right away.

We are always happy to add information regarding community groups and resources in the Community Events & Info pages!  Please forward your community events and information to;


Rossland Arena – available ice

The last day of operations at the Rossland Arena is on Friday, March 14.  If you’d like to rent ice in the first two weeks of March, there are lots of ice times available.  Please contact the Recreation Department to inquire about availability.


Adult Co-Ed REC Hockey – ends soon!

Adult Co-Ed Recreation Hockey is at the Rossland Arena is coming to an end soon!  The last Tuesday ice time is this week, on March 4 and the last Sunday ice time is Sunday, March 9.  If you haven’t played yet, don’t delay!


Public Skating Schedule for the week of March 3-9, 2014

Public Skating this week is on Wednesday, March 5 from 6:30-7:45pm and on Sunday, March 9 from 6:00-7:30pm.   For more information about admission prices, skate rentals and more, please log onto the City’s website, at , then Arena page.


Digital Camera Classes in Rossland

Have a new digital camera but not sure how it all works?  Selkirk College’s Photography Instructor, Ed Chernoff, will be in Rossland on Saturday, teaching two workshops on using your camera to its fullest potential.  The morning class is from 9:00-12:00pm and focusses on the basics of how to use your camera.  The second class is from 1:00-5:00pm and is an advanced class that covers the more creative side of using a digital camera.   The class location is in the Arena Lounge on 3rd Ave.  To register for the classes, please call Selkirk College, at 250-364-5770.


Seedy Sunday – March 17!

Rossland’s annual flower and vegetable seed sale event with local seeds grown right here in the Kootenays!   Save the date – Sunday, March 17 from 1:00-4:00pm at Rossland Secondary School.  Seed vendors include;  “The Seed Basket”, “Cherry Meadows Farm”, “Mountain Seed Co.” and “Stellar Seeds”.   If you have your own seeds to swap or sell, this is the place to come!

Mountain Bike Academy Program!

Seven Summits Centre for Learning is working on a Mountain Bike Academy program for local youth.  The program will start in April and run until June.  Program details include; trail building, bike maintenance, instruction and coaching and a trip or two out of town to check out the trails and Bike Parks in BC.  More information will be available soon!


REDroc Modern Jive for Beginners

Check out the Tuesday beginner dance class at the Miners Hall!  Discover Modern Jive  – a creative, stylish and constantly evolving style of dance that doesn’t require tricky footwork or a partner!  Loved by people of all ages, abilities and musical tastes!  Every Tuesday night at the Miners Hall at 7:00pm.  Cost is $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for students.


Tango classes in Rossland!

Beginning Thursday March 6 a new class of beginner Argentine Tango classes starts.  The 7 week series will work with foundations of Tango – which is all about walking in connection with your partner and finding ease and flow in that connection.  Contact Heather, at or 250-505-0109 for more information, class fee and location.


The Rossland Youth Action Network

The Rossland Youth Action Network’s aim is to “increase activities for youth in the community and support opportunities and services for youth aged 12 -18 years old.” This goal has been made possible by the Columbia Basin Trust, who support the Network with their Community Directed Youth Funds.


In partnership with the Rossland Council for Arts & Culture, there are lots of amazing film courses for youth coming up!


Film & Editing Techniques Workshop

The course is being held on Saturday, March 8 from 3:00-8:00pm at the Seven Summits Centre for Learning.

The fee is $25.00 and includes a pizza dinner!  This workshop is for youth with intermediate skills, but advanced filmmakers are encouraged to come.  It will cover all the bases, including pre-production, production and                     post-production.


Ski / Snowboard Film and the Importance of Storyline

March 15th 7:30-9:00pm at the Miners Hall

Join internationally renowned ski photographer Mark Shapiro for an evening of watching new ski/snowboard films shot by film wizard Guido Perrini, followed by a discussion of the merits of a solid story and some great camera work.


Film Special Effects

April 5, 10:00am – 3:00pm at the Miners Hall

Get your film in tip top shape for entry into the U10 Film Festival.  Give it the edge it needs by learning special effects.

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.

Rossland Public Library

Check out the Library’s website for a complete listing of the programs they’re running.  Lego Club, Teen Night,

Storytime, French Club, Movies & Munchies, NFB Film Club, Book Club, and Cocoa and Movies during Winter

Carnival are some of the great programs running in January.




































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