Programs at RSS, MacLean Elementary or MacLean Annex : If you currently enjoy a program or class in one of the school buildings – MacLean Elementary School, Rossland Secondary School or MacLean Annex, all classes and programs are cancelled over the Christmas holiday, which starts Monday, Dec 19 and runs until Tuesday, Jan. 3. Affected programs include; Karate, Family Basketball, Volleyball and Indoor Soccer.
Rossland Arena :
The Rossland arena is closed on Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1.
Recreation Department Holiday Hours :
The recreation department and city hall are closed on Monday, Dec. 26 and remains closed through the week. The recreation department reopens on Jan. 2.
Zumba – Miners Hall:
Morning and evening Zumba classes are cancelled over the Christmas holiday. Classes resume Jan. 2
Public Skating Schedule over the Christmas Holidays
Public skates will be on Tuesday, Dec. 20, from 3:45-5:15 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 21, from 6:30-7:45 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 22, 3:45-5:15 p.m. and Friday, Dec. 23, 5-6:30 p.m.
The public skating schedule for the week of Dec. 26 to Jan. 2. will be Tuesday, Dec. 27, from 3:45-5:15 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 28, 6:30-7:45 p.m., Thursday, Dec 29, 3:45-5:15 p.m. and Friday, Dec. 30, 5-6:30 p.m.
The City of Rossland outdoor ice rink located on 3rd Ave, between Spokane Street and Washington Street. The public works department will be installing a fire pit and benches in the next few days. Bring some wood to build a fire and enjoy our beautiful outdoor ice rink!
Senior’s Duffer Hockey on Tuesday mornings runs from 9:30-10:45 a.m. each week. This is a great program for enthusiastic seniors who would like to learn how to play hockey or already know and want to get out and play. Over the Christmas holiday, Tuesday, Dec. 20 is on, and Tuesday, Dec. 27 has been cancelled. Regular play resumes in January!
If you can’t get enough hockey, Co-ed Rec Hockey runs through the holiday season with a few changes.
They are: Tuesday, Dec. 20, 9:45-11 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 24, cancelled, Sunday, Dec 25, Cancelled, Tuesday, Dec. 27, 9:45-11 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 31, cancelled and Sunday, Jan. 1, cancelled.
Kids Rec Hockey on Thursdays takes a break over the Christmas holiday as well. Classes on Thursday Dec. 22 and 29 have both cancelled. The program resumes Jan. 5.
Summit Backcountry Maps:
If you enjoy backcountry and cross-country skiing at the Nancy Greene summit, stop by the recreation department to pick up a topographic map of the area, complete with locations of all the cabins.
Little Gretzky’s Hockey Program:
The Little Gretzky’s hockey program started Nov. 22 from 11-11:45 a.m. in the Rossland arena. Team Profili has signed on to lead the next generation of hockey players to learn the fundamentals of skating and hockey. If you have a preschooler in the house, who would like to learn to skate and play hockey, register them for the Little Gretzky’s program!
Skaters need a full-face hockey mask, neck guard, skates, good mitts or gloves and a hockey stick. Parents are encouraged to come out on the ice and will also need a full-face hockey helmet and skates. Drop-ins are welcome at $10 per family. The program takes a break over the holiday and resumes on Tuesday, Jan. 3.
The Recreation Department will be creating a supplementary Winter brochure for the months of January to March, 2012. If you would like to run a program, please contact our office to discuss the specifics.