Scheduling time

Check out the Rossland Pool schedule for lap swim, lessons, camps and other programs online, at www.rossland.ca.

The Rossland Pool is open and the water is warm.

Check out the schedule for lap swim, lessons, camps and other programs online, at www.rossland.ca, City Hall, Recreation Department, Program Guide.

The summer brochure can also be picked up in hard copy at the Rossland Library, the Recreation Department, the Rossland Library and around town.

If you’re not able to access the Internet and you can’t get out to pick up a hard copy, please contact our office and we’ll mail you one.

Back in the know

If you’re looking for a CPR Recertification, Selkirk College is running one on Tuesday, June 18 at 6 p.m. For more information, please contact Selkirk College.

School’s out

School’s getting out a little earlier this year.

RSS students will be out of school on Friday, June 21 and MacLean will be dismissed on Tuesday, June 25.

There are lots of great programs through Rossland Recreation and surrounding recreation departments. There are also several camps in the area that you may not know about.

If you’re wondering about opportunities for fun over the summer, give our department a call for some ideas. The last week of June is a great week to register your young teenager into the bronze medallion / cross camp, running at the pool from Monday, June 24 to Saturday, June 29.

If you have younger kids, the VISAC Gallery is holding an art camp for the week of June 24-28 with an emphasis on lino prints, pottery and painting. Classes are 9:30-4:30 p.m. daily.

For more information, or to register, please call 250-364-1181 or email to director@visacgallery.com.

Outdoor yoga

Are you looking for an outdoor Yoga class?

Instructor Cynthia Anonuevo, RYT, is introducing an outdoor beginner Vinyasa Flow Yoga class at the Rossglen Park in lower Rossland, starting Wednesday June 5, from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

The weekly class will run on Wednesdays, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. until July 31. Classes will combine flowing progressions from one pose to another, as well as sustained postures with attention to basic alignment and therapeutic principles.

These drop in classes are by donation with all proceeds being donated to the Rossland Food Bank.  Please contact Rossland Recreation, at 250-362-2327 for more information.

Bon bon voyage

Canadian Burlesque and Cabaret legend Sasha Van Bon Bon is coming to Rossland on Friday, June 14 in the Rossland Art Gallery.

Doors open at 7:45 p.m. and tickets are $15 in advance at Ross Vegas. The Burlesque extravaganza will be accompanied by musical guests and feature debut performances by local talent “The Cute Knees.”

For more information about programs or to inquire about renting a facility during the summer months for a wedding, reunion or party, please contact our department, at 250-362-2327or recreation@rossland.ca.

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