REC REPORT: World Harmony runners in Rossland Tuesday

There will be a group of World Harmony runners coming through Rossland Tuesday, May 1 from 8:30 - 9:15 a.m.

Don’t miss the West Kootenay Women’s Roller Derby action this weekend here in Rossland! The doubleheader at the Rossland arena on Saturday, April 28 will see the Killjoys take on Gnarlie’s Angels followed by the Dam City Rollers versus Bad News Betties. It runs from  5 p.m. – 10 p.m.

The 2012 World Harmony Run is a global relay founded by peace leader Sri Chinmoy that seeks to promote international friendship and understanding. As a symbol of harmony, runners carry a flaming torch, passing it from hand to hand travelling through over 100 nations around the globe. The World Harmony Run does not seek to raise money or highlight any political cause, but simply strives to create goodwill among peoples of all nations.

There will be a group of World Harmony runners coming through Rossland Tuesday, May 1 from 8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Please contact Gloria Harding at 514-845-1837 or visit www.worldharmonyrun.org for more information on the run. Please feel free to join in at the beginning or end of the run! The group would encourage everyone to support the run at this time. The run route will be located Highway 3B to Highway 22 carrying onto Trail and then onto Creston.

The runners will carry an Olympic style torch, which symbolizes “World Harmony” while running through town.

National coaching certification program, gymnastics foundations intro course in Rossland at the MacLean Annex on April 21-22! The national coaching certification program (NCCP) is a collaboration of the government of Canada, the provincial/territorial governments, the national and provincial/ territorial sport organizations and the Coaching Association of Canada. The NCCP specifically is a coach training and certification program for many different sports across Canada. The NCCP is the recognized national standard for coach training and certification in Canada. As part of the program, all coaches are trained in ethical decision-making and sport safety. Register at: www.gymnastics.bc.ca.

Announcing Psyched for Life Camp for youth! Mental Toughness, Training and Outdoor Pursuits with Leslie Beatson, PhD in leadership coaching and consulting.  Join our highly qualified, experienced leaders for a weekend of fun and learning that will lead to your success!

Mental training sessions will be facilitated before each activity and participants will be encouraged to apply skills from sport psychology during activities of choice.  Parents are invited to wrap up portion of the program on Sunday at 2:00pm for an information and Q&A session to help incorporate newly learned skills into daily life and sport.  May 26 and 27, Saturday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. Ages 10-13 and 14-17 years (Min. 25 participants) $165. For full program details contact Rossland Recreation at recreation@rossland.ca or 250-362-2327.

Connect Youth Action Summit, is Thursday to Sunday May 3- 6.  Take action in your community. cbt.org/connect.

The annual Gerick Cycle Bike Swap is Saturday, April 28 in the parking lot at Gerick Cycle in Trail (930 Rossland Avenue). If you have a bike you’d like to sell, drop it off at Gerick Cycle between 8:30 -10 a.m. on April 28. Bikes will be sold between 11 a.m. -2 p.m. Also featuring on location, rustic crust wood-fire pizza! See you there!

The Spring Brochure is now online and can be viewed on the city’s website (www.rossland.ca) and also on Facebook.

Hard copies of the Spring Brochure were put into post boxes on March 2. The brochure is full of action and activity for all ages as we shift seasons from winter to spring. Heather and Pam are available Monday to Friday at the recreation desk at city hall to take your registrations.

Contact them at 362-2327 or recreation@rossland.ca to arrange for program registrations!

 

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