Swimming and music

There are boatloads of swimming programs underway in the city at the Rossland Pool.

The Bronze Star aquatic course is running next week at the Rossland Pool from Monday to Friday, starting at 10:15am and ending at 1:00pm each day.    The entry level Lifeguarding course is for youth who are at least 12 years old and is excellent preparation for success in obtaining the Bronze Medallion award.  Participants develop problem-solving and decision making skills as individuals and as partners.  This twelve hour course requires the candidate to be comfortable in the water.

Family swim

The Family Swim time at the Rossland Pool changes to 4:00pm-5:30pm, seven days a week, as of July 2.   If you have young children it’s one of the nicest ways to end a hot summer day, before the demands of dinner and bedtime routines.  The Rossland Pool has season’s passes available to make things even easier!  Contact the Rossland Pool at  250-362-5455 or the Recreation Department for more information.

Evening lap swim

The Rossland Pool is offering evening lap swim this summer.  The days of the week and times of day change between June and July, so if you’re interested in evening lap swim, please take note of the times and dates that are posted on the chalkboard facing Columbia Ave.  We’ll post weekly updates on the board every week to make sure you know when you can come and enjoy the evening lap swim.

Aqua tot

If you have an infant, toddler or preschool child, the Aqua Tot classes run twice a week at the Rossland Pool.   This half hour class is from 11:30-12:00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays and runs 8 weeks until August 22.  Cost is $2 drop-in for pass holders and $3 for non-pass holders. Aqua Tots is a fun, social time for parents and little ones.  Lessons will cover buoyancy, movement, floating, gliding and swimming skills while enjoying active water play.  If you’re a regular, we’ll keep track of your progress as your little one works through the Red Cross Preschool swim skills and we’ll present you with a report card for each level completed.

Gold Fever Follies

The Gold Fever Follies annual summer production is running on Tuesdays through Saturdays with shows at 3:00pm and 7:30pm.  The famous summer theatre production is located in the historic Miners Hall, located at 1765 Columbia Ave.  The cast of the Gold Fever Follies also offer Theatre classes through the Recreation Department.  If you have a child in the house who’s interested in Theatre, take a look at the daily classes offered through the month of July and into the beginning of August.  The courses are advertised in the Summer Brochure which can be viewed online, at ww.rossland.ca then Recreation Department, then Program Guide.

Mountain Market

Rossland Mountain Market has started and runs from June 27 to September 26 on Thursdays from 3:00-6:00pm. The market is located downtown on Queen St. next to the Credit Union.  The slogan is “Make it, Bake it, Grow it!” and features fresh produce, baked treats, artisan goods and live music!  Come out and participate in Rossland’s  #1 weekly summer social event!  If you would like to be a vender please visit: www.rosslandfood.com  or email rosslandmountainmarket@gmail.com

Summer reading

The Rossland Library Summer Reading Program starts Tuesday July 2!   Ages 6-8 are on Tuesday & Thursday from 1:00-2:30pm and ages 9-12 are on Tuesdays from 3:00-4:30pm.  Tuesday Teen Nights are from 6:30-8:00pm with movies, games, & crafts!  Afternoon at the Movies is July 17 & August 21 at 4:00pm and movies and a snack are included!  Preschoolers can join the Summer Read to Me Club on Fridays starting on July 5 from 10:30-11:30am for stories, songs, games and crafts!

Family concert

Come out for a Family Fun concert on Monday, July 15 at the Rossland Library at 2pm.  Featuring the award-winning children’s entertainer Will Stroet, as seen on Kids’ CBC TV!  For more information at the Library call 250-362-7677 or check out more about Will Stroet at: www.willmusic.ca

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 5:30-6:30pm.  The weekly class will run on Wednesdays, from 5:30-6:30pm until July 31st.  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.

 

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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